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 Advanced program and School fieldtrips. CADS Edmonton also has two other programs – the volunteer instructor training program and the equipment lending program.

2016/2017 Registration

New Students

Once you register below, complete the registration process by filling out the Waiver & Release of Liability Form. The completed form and payment of $200 is due at the time of registration. All new students should attend registration evening at Snow Valley on Monday, October 24th from 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 24th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm or provide payment on or before October 24th, to avoid disappointment.

Once you register below, complete the registration process by filling out the Waiver & Release of Liability Form. This form can be completed and sent in to the program coordinator via email, mail, or fax to 780-400-1731. Registration fees of $200.00 due at the time of registration can be sent in the form of a cheque payable to CADS Edmonton or send an E-Transfer to:


Cost & Fees

CADS Edmonton does lots of fundraising, has hundreds of people volunteer their time, and has a fantastic relationship with Rabbit Hill to help keep our costs low. For the 2016- 2017 season we offer eight lessons (weather permitting), including lift tickets and rentals, for $160 plus $40(CADS Alberta membership fee).

The $40 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