Information Session and Registration: Wednesday
September 5th, 2012 @ 7:00pm Ramanda Lodge
Harvey Ave, Kelowna BC
Love to ski, ride and help others? We want you! We can offer:
Advanced First Aid Training
Fellowship with other skiers and snowboarders
Reduced lift ticket prices at some hills
Who can join the CSPS?
Anyone who is 18 years old
A strong, intermediate Nordic/Alpine skier
or Boarder able to handle all the types of
terrain and snow conditions at the areas
serviced by the Ogopogo Zone;
Big White, Big White cross-county trails
Crystal Mountain Alpine and Nordic and
Telemark Ski Areas.
You can pay for registration and some
basic equipment; vest or fanny pack and
Our first aid training starts in September
each year, and ski or board evaluations
are in November and December.
A Typical Day with CSPS
“Open” runs making sure hills are safe before the lifts open to the public
Equipped with a two way radio, patrol the area and be visible to our guests. Answer
questions and promote safety on the mountain
Provide primary 1st aid and toboggan transport working closely with Ski Hill staff
Be rostered with a “pod’ dedicated to one day every 2 weeks. Weekday, weekend and
night shifts are available.
Extra training days include lift evacuation and on-snow 1st aid diagnostics and toboggan
At day’s end, “sweep” the hill and help close the hill