|CADS - ALBERTA is the provincial chapter (or Division) of The Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS). A volunteer based organization having as it's main objective, assisting individuals with a disability to lead richer and fuller lives through active participation in recreational and competitive snow skiing and snowboarding.
CADS is a national organization with 1130 disabled members and 1900 abled-bodied volunteers from all regions of Canada, committed to the idea that "SKIING IS FUN FOR EVERYONE".
The CADS organization has touched thousands of individuals, both on and off the slopes in its over 30 year history.
CADS also supports the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) which states that parties recognize that a mentally or physically disabled child should enjoy a full and decent life, in conditions which ensure dignity, promote self-reliance and facilitate the child's active participation in the community.