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Winter program 2018

Each season, more than 80 trained volunteers contribute to the adaptive alpine ski and snowboard lessons. Since our inception, Owl’s Head Ski Resort in Mansonville has been the home of our winter program. Without the valuable cooperation of Owl’s Head, it would be unthinkable to consider the implementation of a program of this magnitude.

Among our volunteers are instructors, assistant-instructors, snow mobile drivers, and office assistants.  It is thanks to all these volunteers that we are able to achieve our winter program’s success.


REGISTRATION 

Early registration is strongly recommended for the program as there is limited space per group.

Participant registration for the Winter Program is on a first come, first served basis. IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PARTICIPANTS: Online registration does not guarantee a place in the program.  Registration for each activity must be approved based on the number of volunteers available for the date(s) requested.

Registration is OPEN:

Participants (students) click here to register. NOTE: individual day lessons are available.
 
 

COST & PAYMENT

The cost is $300 for a 4-week program and you will be required to purchase $40 C.A.D.S. insurance. The program includes: a lift ticket, adaptive equipment, and two (2) instructors. These are all individual lessons. Please DO NOT send in your payment or purchase your CADS insurance until we confirm that you have secured a spot in the program. Participation in one of our two winter sessions will be confirmed by email the week of December 18, 2017.  Private lessons will be confirmed as soon as possible.

There are several new students wishing to participate in the winter program. To avoid disappointment, follow the steps below as soon as possible:

1. Register online (participants)

2. Once you receive an email confirming your place in our program you must send us:

  • Two (2) passport photos: one for your ski pass and one for your file.  You can take a photo yourself (no hat or sunglasses) and send it to us by e-mail or you can obtain these pictures at Uniprix, Jean Coutu, or Walmart for a minimal fee.
  • Your payment of $300: You will receive an email with the invoice for your lessons. You can make your payment online using the secure Quickbooks link or send a cheque payable to the Adaptive Sports Foundation, 549 Knowlton road, Knowlton, QC, J0E 1V0.

3. Payment is due as soon as we have confirmed you have a space in the program.

 

PRIVATE DAY LESSONS

Individual day lessons are available; although, depending on the availability of instructors. The cost is $135 and includes a lift ticket, adaptive equipment, an instructor and CADS 1 day insurance. To register for a private one day lesson please click here.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Our ski program is designed for all individuals with physical disabilities age 8 and older who require adaptive equipment and lessons.

 

LOCATION

All of our lessons are held at The Owl’s Head Ski Resort un Mansonville, Quebec. The best skiing in the Eastern Townships!

 

PROGRAM DATES

Saturday, December 9, 2017: Orientation for all NEW Volunteers (mandatory)

Saturday, January 6, 2018: Training for ALL Volunteers (mandatory)

Session 1: January 13, January 27, February 10, February 24, 2018

Session 2: January 20, February 3, February 17, March 3, 2018

Race Day: March 10, 2018