PO Box 3556
Courtenay, BC, V9N 6Z8
VISAS room phone: 1-250-334-5755
Facebook: Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports
The Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports was founded by Herb Bradley and friends in 1992 on Mount Washington as the Vancouver Island Society for Disabled Skiing. Skiing was introduced as a developmental sport for people with a disability in the early 1960s on Forbidden Plateau.
Fee: $53.00 CADS/BCAS membership per year (as of 2021/2022 season – Student membership increases each season)
Programs & Services:
ADAPTIVE SNOWSPORT LESSONS: for alpine, nordic and snowboarding.
Student Membership is open to mentally or physically challenged persons.
As a Student Member you are entitled to:
- Free rental of skis, snowboards, boots, helmet & poles
- The use of adaptive and related safety equipment
- 1/2 price on daily lift passes (courtesy of Mt Washington)
- National insurance coverage (3rd party liability) as a paid up member of CADS&BCAS