Nakiska Ski Resort – Saturday, December 3, 2022
December 3 is International Day for Persons with a Disability, and CADS Alberta in partnership with Nakiska Ski Resort are hosting a “Ski4All Come Try It event.
Athletes from the CADS Alberta – Canadian Para Snowsport Training Centre (CPSTC), CADS Calgary volunteers and CoachAbility volunteers will be on-site to provide visitors to Nakiska the opportunity to participate in the Ski4All Come Try It site that provides a learning experience, leading to awareness and knowledge of para-alpine skiing and the nature of adaptive and inclusive snowsport.
Public of all ages are encouraged to explore what para-alpine skiing athletes are using as adaptive equipment and gain an increased appreciation of what para-alpine skiing involves.
Everyone can try a sit-ski, experience simulated visual impairment in skis, and try outriggers as specialized adaptive equipment.
All those who take part in Ski4All will also meet international para-alpine skiing athletes who are part of the CPSTC Team. Ski4All establishes connectivity to newcomers and existing fans of Paralympic Snowsport .
To Participate follows the signs and volunteers to the Ski4All area at the magic carpet beginner area at Nakiska Ski Resort.
Our goal is to encourage people with disabilities to try adaptive skiing or snowboarding as participants, and to create opportunities for involvement as participants or volunteers – anyone interested in being part of a fantastic winter sport!