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 CADS (Canadian Adaptive Snowsports) provides opportunities for people with disabilities to experience the freedom of skiing and snowboarding across Canada.

CADS is a national sports association that is recognized both nationally and internationally, with over 5,200 active members with a disability, volunteers & certified instructors from across all regions of Canada and a mission to develop and promote adaptive snow sports through partnerships, training, and instructor certification programs. CADS, directly and through its CADS Divisions and CADS Local Programs provide opportunities for people with disabilities in Canada to experience the joy of participating and/or competing in alpine adaptive snow sports.

For the past 40 years of its history, CADS has touched the lives of thousands of individuals , families and their communities both on and off slope through the impacts that adaptive snowsports has on the life of a person with disabilities. CADS is recognized within the sporting community as providing sports for life and high quality programs and enhanced physical literacy for persons with a disability. Our annual CADS Ski & Snowboard Festival is a week-long ski & snowboard improvement festival that draws about 210+ volunteer instructors and persons with disabilities from all across the country and is a magical experience for all participants. 

CADS  specialized and tailored training and instructor certification programs meet the specific requirements and needs of people whose lives are affected by disabilities including people with: 

 

  • Visual Impairments

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder & Cognitive Impairments

  •  Physical Impairments

These programs are offered across Canada with our 10 CADS Divisions and 67 Programs.

 

 

CADS Charity # 11882 9019 RR 0001

Notre Vision

Être reconnu aux niveaux national et international pour son leadership en sports de neige adaptés.

Notre Mission

Nous offrons aux personnes handicapées la possibilité de vivre la joie de participer et de participer à des sports de neige adaptés. Pour ce faire, CADS développe et promeut des sports de neige adaptés par le biais de partenariats, de formations et de programmes de certification d'instructeurs.

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Lesley Binnion Bursaries 

La Fondation Lesley Binnion a été créée pour aider les étudiants et les athlètes handicapés à suivre de près les sports adaptés. CADS a eu l’honneur de pouvoir proposer à ses étudiants cette année encore les bourses Lesley Binnion pour les nouveaux participants au festival.

Grass Roots Initiative

Les cartes-cadeaux de MEC, d’une valeur pouvant aller jusqu’à 200 $, permettent aux groupes de base de collecter des fonds ou de récompenser les bénévoles. Votre organisation doit être vouée à inspirer et à permettre à notre communauté d’amateurs de plein air de s’engager dans la gestion de pratiques environnementales responsables.

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