CADS Calgary

Empowering People with Disabilities Through Participation in Adaptive Snowsports

What is CADS Calgary

CADS Calgary is a volunteer run charitable organization that makes skiing and snowboarding accessible to individuals with disabilities in Calgary and surrounding communities. Through the use of specialized equipment and teaching techniques, our volunteer instructors provide personalized lessons to individuals of all ages and skill-levels. Our goal is to provide the opportunity for everyone, regardless of ability to experience the joy and freedom of sliding on the snow - not just once, but for the rest of their lives.

How To Get Involved

Please note: Registration for the 2024-2025 season opens September 1, 2024, no registrations will be accepted prior. If you have any questions please email [email protected].


Are you a person with a disability in the Calgary area who would like to take part in a fun and exhilarating snow sports? Our trained volunteers emphasize fun, progression and skill development for persons with a wide range of disabilities and skill levels. We run one program each year which consists of 8 two hour lessons which take place on Sunday evenings between January and March at Winsport Canadian Olympic Park.
Sitski Participate with CADS Calgary
Volunteer with CADS Calgary and give kids the opportunity to ski


CADS Calgary relies on volunteers to make our valuable programming possible. There are many ways to help, so whether or not you ski or snowboard, there is a role for you! We invest in our volunteers by providing instructional training, ensuring that you’re well prepared to assist. Personal development, camaraderie and fulfillment await those who volunteer for CADS Calgary!


CADS Calgary is able to operate because of the generous contributions of our sponsors, partners and donors. By giving to CADS Calgary, you will truly be empowering people with disabilities to experience an incredible sport while developing personal strength and independence. We have a wide range of ways to contribute, including our annual Movement Gala. Our contributors, large and small, will enjoy the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.
Donate to the CADS Gala and support a great cause


Contact us today to help empower people with disabilities through participation in adaptive snowsports.