CADS Ontario

HISTORY CADS was founded by Jerry Johnston in 1976, but the origins go further back to 1961 when he, as the ski school director at Sunshine Village, Alberta became intrigued with the challenge of teaching young disabled people to ski. He developed teaching methods and equipment adaptations that established the foundation for disabled skiing in […]

Alpine Ontario Alpin

ALPINE ONTARIO ALPIN (AOA) provides leadership and support for the advancement of alpine, para alpine and ski cross racing in the province of Ontario by providing exceptional and sustainable programs and services from entry level to high performance. In collaboration with the 40 race clubs and their 30,000 members, partners and stakeholders, we support over […]


Who is the CSIA? Founded in 1938 and incorporated in 1949 as a not-for-profit organization, the CSIA is the professional ski teaching body in Canada. It is a federally recognized teaching institution and it trains and certifies Ski Instructors to best serve its Partners such as Snow Schools and the Canadian Skiing Public. Canada has six […]