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 240 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
The races feature mainly Canadian and USA athletes, male and female, ages … (read more…)
By now, you should have had an opportunity to meet the new VP of Administration, Cody Whitten, either in person or electronically through email. If you need to contact Cody, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are a few reminders regarding registration for the up coming season…
There are four important steps that each returning patroller needs to … (read more…)
Let me start off by saying congratulations to Mark Nodwell, Cody Whitten and Christine Slater for their new roles on the Calgary Zone Executive. I look forward to working with them in this upcoming year. I would also like to thank Glenn Bonsall, Dan Mathes and Marielle Flottat for the blood, sweat and tears that they have put in over the last couple of years.
Ok now to the point.
I am writing to let you know that the 2016 fall schedule and written review … (read more…)
The Fort McMurray wild fire has impacted the CSP: the fire has consumed the ski hill in McMurray, our members in McMurray have been evacuated with some having lost everything, and our members across the division have been dispatched to McMurray to serve with emergency services during the crisis.
Do you have extra purple blankets? Would your zone be willing to donate them to the Edmonton emergency shelters? We have received blessing from Sheila Reesor, our IBAC liaison, to … (read more…)
Summer events are a great way to reconnect with first aid classmates and work with friends from other hills as well as keep our first aid skills fresh and in our minds.
Summer events fund our individual patrols social funds. This is how we pay for bbqs, hostels, attendance at comps, course fees, etc. Each patrol raises money for there individual patrols at each event. … (read more…)
As outlined in the previous edition of ICE and on our Calgary Zone Website, we are holding a joint CISM refresher course and a full course in January! We are very excited about this. The date is revised and confirmed to be the weekend of January 16/17, 2016 at the Whitehorn Multipurpose Centre.
As most of you are aware, the CSP have their own trained CISM team. We provide a very valuable service for … (read more…)
Our “On Snow” day is December 5th from 10:30 -4 at the Peter Lougheed Visitor Center. The agenda will include meet & greet the CO’s, protocols for working … (read more…)
The purposes of the weekend are to:
- provide annual recertification of competency in first aid (advanced first aid), CPR and the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs);
- provide standardized information regarding changes in the CSP … (read more…)