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Did you know that 30% of our Membership identifies as being on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? 

The BC Adaptive Snoiwsports Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, September 17th at the BCAS offices. The meeting is open to all currently registered, BCAS members in good standing. For complete details including registration information and Annual General Meeting Book, visit the Helpful Documents page.

ASSP PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks is seeking a dynamic and flexible individual to support the day-to-day operations of the organization.  The Program Coordinator would initially be hired on a one-year contract.  The position would be regular part-time with the number of hours per week varying throughout the year and increasing during the ski season.  Must be available to work on weekends.  Primary duties to include registration, scheduling, database management and fundraising.

The Canadian Paralympic Committee released the following today:

viaSport British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization in its fourth year of operations. Guided by the vision of creating “an active, healthy British Columbia where sport inspires a field of possibilities for all”, viaSport is looking for leaders who share our belief that sport is a powerful agent of change for ourselves, our families and our communities.

Be a part of a unique project created to enhance the quality of life of northern B.C. residents living with a disability by expanding their opportunities to experience recreation, physical activity and sport.

Canucks Autism Network is partnering with Pacific Sport to offer a training workshop in Abbotsford on Saturday June 11 from 9:30-3pm.  The workshop will provide an overview of autism spectrum disorders and cover multiple strategies for supporting individuals with autism within sport and recreation settings.

 

Join us on June 30th at Sun Peaks Resort for the 2nd Annual Sun Peaks Grand Golf Tournament benefiting BC Adaptive Snowsports programs. 

As always, BC Adaptive Snowsports Members get a discount at the Sun Peaks Grand. Click here for more details. Secure your spot early before the long weekend crowds get in there!

We are now accepting nominations for our BCAS Annual Awards. If you know of a deserving individual or group in your club, let them know how much you appreciate them! Nominate them for the 2016 Awards.

NOMINATIONS close on May 31st.

CLICK HERE for more information and the nomination form.

Pictured: "The Frequent Niallers".  From left to right standing are Mom Janine, Niall, Leigh and Pete and kneeling in the front is Dad William.

 

BC Adaptive Snowsports recognizes the high cost of participation in adaptive snowsports and is offering a Festival Travel Subsidy to CADS Festival in Kimberley, BC for March 20 – 25, 2016. This subsidy is awarded to the successful applicant and BCAS member who fulfills the following requirements:

 

BC Adaptive Snowsports & the Canucks Autism Network are proud to present a Autism Spectrum Disorder Workshop on Saturday, February 6th.

Hosted by East Kootenay Adaptive Snowsports at Kimberley Alpine Resort.

SPACE IS LIMITED! Register before January 31st by emailing ekas.club@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

Member Profile of the week - Edison Thomas from Silver Star Adaptive Snowsports.

BCPAST Athlete Chelaine McInroy was featured on CBC Sport's "Road to the Olympic Games" last Saturday, January 9th.

McInroy, was named as one of Petro-Canada's 25 Faces of Tomorrow Grant Recipients which allowed her to upgrade her sit-ski. 

Watch her interview here: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/facesoftomorrow/chelaine-mcinroy-1.328...

 

We have so many great people taking part in our programs province wide and we would love to get to know you a little bit better.

Want to be featured on our website and social media platforms? Fill in the form below and email it back to us with a photo and/or short video showing us how much fun you are having out there!

Member Profile form

Contact: Fannie Smith  -  fannie@bcadaptive.com

 

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October 5th, 2015

BC Adaptive Snowsports’ Black Diamond Gala raises $108,000 towards snowsports programing for people with disabilities

Vancouver (B.C) – On September 25th, guests gathered at the Fairmont Vancouver Hotel for the BC Adaptive Snowsports (BCAS) annual Black Diamond Gala. The fundraising event, now in its second year, aims to raise awareness and funds for snowsport programs for people with disabilities in British Columbia.

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