Student Programs


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Program Details

CADS Edmonton offers the very best in adaptive training. Students receive one-on-one instruction that are individually tailored to their abilities. We offer four programs for students – the Alpine program, the Snowboard program, the Athlete Development program and School field trips. CADS Edmonton also has two other programs – the volunteer instructor training program and the equipment lending program. Program information is available for the 2017 2018 season. Student Information 2017 2018

Parents/Guardians/Family Members/Friends

CADS Edmonton encourages you to spread the word about the CADS Edmonton program. Help us recruit volunteers for the upcoming season. You may know someone that may be interested in joining as a volunteer. Parents and family members that ski or snowboard can volunteer with another student in the program!!

CADS – Edmonton Zone  Volunteer Policy

CADS participant registration fees are highly subsidized through grants and fundraising events that take place throughout the year.  CADS Edmonton is a volunteer run organization therefore we need your support for a variety of program related activities.  As such, in order to continue offering high-quality, individualized ski and snowboard instruction at minimal rates, we require your volunteer efforts in some key areas.  CADS Edmonton -Volunteer Policy 2017-2018

2017/2018 Registration

New Students

Once you register below, you will have started the registration process. The completed registration form and payment of $250 is due at the time of registration. All new students should attend registration evening at Snow Valley on Monday, October 30th in between the hours of 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis.

Returning Students

Returning students may register prior to or at registration evening. Register below and provide payment at Snow Valley on Monday, Oct 30th between 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm or provide payment on or before October 30th, to avoid disappointment.

Once you register below, complete the registration process by paying the registration fees of $250.00 due at the time of registration. Payment can be sent in the form of a cheque payable to CADS Edmonton or send an E-Transfer to:


Cost & Fees

CADS Edmonton fund raises throughout the season, has hundreds of people volunteer their time, and has a fantastic relationship with Rabbit Hill to help keep our costs low. For the 2017- 2018 season we offer eight lessons (weather permitting), including lift tickets and rentals, for $205 plus $45(CADS Alberta membership fee).

The $45 CADS membership fee is non-refundable. Session refunds will be determined by the CADS Edmonton executive board on a case by case basis should you withdraw from the program. Sessions may be cancelled by CADS Edmonton due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. Cancelled lessons or missed lessons will not be made up or refunded.

Funding Resources Available for Families

Please contact us if you need further assistance


When the temperature is -20 degrees or below without the windchill or extreme weather conditions exist, as reported at the Edmonton International Airport, the session will be cancelled. Please call our Info Line (780-577-1442) if you are uncertain if the lesson is cancelled, updated by 4:30pm. DO NOT call Rabbit Hill.

If you feel that it is too cold, please inform as well as letting your instructor know you won’t be coming to the lesson. It is up to you to dress for the weather!


What to Wear

Here is a list of suggested items:

  • Long underwear
  • Thermal or wool socks (one or more pairs)
  • Ski/Snowboard pants, or warm, windproof trousers (no jeans!)
  • Warm sweater and/or turtleneck
  • Windproof jacket
  • Neck warmer or scarf (all loose ends must be tucked in)
  • Toque or earmuffs
  • Warm mittens or gloves – these should be moisture and wind resistant and of a smooth outer material (knitted are dangerous on the rope tows)
  • Goggles – strongly recommended to protect against eye injury for all skiers, including the blind and visually impaired
  • Helmet – strongly recommended as a safety measure and mandatory for all students. Helmets can be rented at Rabbit Hill at no cost