The Canadian Ski Patrol at Tawatinaw Valley

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An important part of ensuring safety and a great experience for our visitors.....

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Canada Ski Patrol- Pembina Zone

We want to highlight the contributions of our Canada Ski Patrol- Pembina Zone:

  •   They are volunteers and they have yearly training and courses in Advanced First Aid, which is accredited by the Canadian Government.
  •  They are a registered Society which raises significant capital through casinos and that money is directly invested back into the Ski Hill for First Aid Supplies and safety equipment.
  • They currently have 18 members patrolling at Tawatinaw Valley.
  •  Each member will put in a minimum of 60 hours of volunteer time per season, as they refresh their training every year, and dedicate at least 6 days of shift work each.
  • They encourage interested volunteers to contact them about becoming members; new members are always welcome.

Our Mountain Champions:

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We are very proud of our ski patrollers, at a CSP 50th Anniversary Mountain Division First Aid and On Snow Competition at Sunshine Village  Ski Area Banff, our teams took home the following awards:

  • Bronze medal– Toboggan Handling
  • Silver medal– First Aid
  • Gold medal and trophy– Toboggan Race
  • All events took place in the Mountain category. 



J. Dignus Kakebeeke Memorial First Aid Room

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 On Family Day 2019, CSP proudly honored one of their longest serving Patrollers by dedicating their Patrol room in his memory. 

Dignus Kakabeeke was a member of the Ski Patrol for 38 years and received multiple awards and recognitions for his service.

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