The Canadian Ski Patrol

The Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1940; we currently have approximately 4,500 members nationwide. There are about 170 members in the Calgary Zone, men and women from all walks of life and professions.

We offer training to our members in advanced first aid and accident scene management. Our patrollers provide first aid and rescue services, and promote safety and injury prevention, at ski areas and special events throughout our Zone.

News And Events

happy-volunteersIts that time of year again, fall, where the Calgary weather is confused to say the least. I am looking forward to a great skiing and praying for snow.
As you are all aware, the Canadian Ski Patrol is a great and … (read more…)

The Zone is looking to increase it’s presence in social media. Namely Facebook and Twitter.

We are looking for one or more patrollers to take on this responsibility.

Working under the Communications portfolio your job would be to educate and update Zone members on the usefulness of Social Media to improve the patrolling experience and increase awareness to the general public. You would also be responsible for maintaining the Zone’s Social media accounts with content and commentary.

This … (read more…)

Backcountry Access Tracker DTS avalanche beaconKevin Biggs is working on a group buy for Tracker avalanche beacons. Back Country Access offers a pro-deal to CSP members on the Tracker beacons and if we have an order of 10 or more we get an even better deal. Its about 20% better. It applys to the full line of Tracker beacons. If you are thinking of … (read more…)


The Ski Sale has been going for more than 50 years, today it is successful because it meets its long-standing purpose:

  • Fund-raising for the three principal organizing clubs to promote and develop skiing in all its variety.

the slope is callingThe Calgary Zone Open House is coming up – and it is everyone’s responsibility to help with recruitment (not just the executives and PLs). There are two ways you can help with open house:

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I hope this letter finds all members of the Canadian Ski Patrol well and that you all had a great sliding season. Some of you, I know, will be doing so for a short time more, especially those members out west.

I am sure you are all aware that the City of Toronto and region will be hosting the Pan/Parapan Am Games during the summer of 2015.

There has been considerable discussion as to how the Canadian Ski Patrol can help at these games. It would appear that those members of the CSP wishing … (read more…)