About Us

CADS Edmonton offers the very best in adaptive snowsports.

CADS Edmonton is dedicated to creating an open community of athletes, instructors, and supporters.

Our programs are aimed at instructing individuals with physical, sensory and/or cognitive disabilities in the various adapted skiing techniques which include visually impaired skiing/snowboarding, 3 track skiing, 4 track skiing, and sit skiing. Adapted specialized ski/snowboard equipment may be used in some or all of the described techniques. Our volunteer instructors are trained in adaptive ski instruction as developed by the CADS national certifying body.

The CADS Edmonton Ski School offers an annual series of two-hour lessons that run from January to March typically on Monday evenings from 7-9pm and Saturday Morning from 9:30am – 11:30am at Rabbit Hill Snow Resort.


Our Mission is to give anyone with a physical, sensory, or cognitive disability the opportunity to enjoy the sport of alpine skiing and snowboarding anywhere and anytime.

Board of Directors


Dale Loyer

Vice President



Chris Langley


Nicole Auger

Ski School Director

Christine Mason

Snowboard School Director

Simon Riley


Bill Marshall


Doreen Myers


Anna Kalisvaart

CADS Alberta Rep


Special Events




Competition Director


Members at Large

Faye McConnell

Katie Gourlay

Unaiz Bawa

Maria Cancian

Program Coordinator (Non-Board position)

Sharon Veeneman

Casino Chairperson (Non-Board position)

Sharon Veeneman

Frequently Asked Questions

You will be given the required training to be comfortable with teaching your student to ski or snowboard. There are always senior instructors available on the hill to guide you though the teaching process.

There is no cost to the volunteer instructor, all training and police information checks are provided to you at no cost.

CADS Edmonton teaches students of all abilities and ages. CADS Edmonton teaches individuals with physical, developmental or sensory disabilities.