“To provide programs to promote skiing / snowboarding in Canada” – CSC Mandate
Focusing on promotion of skiing and snowboarding, the Canadian Ski Council has had 2 long standing programs that help create awareness and help encourage Canadians to get out skiing and snowboarding.
The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass program
In 1997, the Canadian Ski Council’s (CSC) Grade 5 SnowPass program was created and by leaps and bounds this program has evolved and become a household name for families across Canada. Now in its 17th season, the SnowPass program continues to help not only SnowPass holders, but also to provide a great program for beginners at over 153 participating ski areas across Canada.
The SnowPass offers 2 complimentary lift/trail tickets at each of the participating ski areas across Canada.
Participating ski areas determine restrictions regarding redemption. Applicants are required to provide proof of age/grade and a $29.99 (plus tax) administration fee to receive their SnowPass card via regular mail. The purpose of this program is to remove the barriers in trying skiing