General Info

Welcome to the Canadian Ski Patrol System!

To register for one of our courses or find out more information about becoming a patrollers please email


The CSPS strives to be the premier safety and first aid organization serving outdoor sports and recreation in Canada.


To promote safety and injury prevention and to provide the highest possible standards of education, certification, and delivery in first aid and rescue services to the snow industry.

Who are We

The Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS), a National Organization that provides safety and rescue services in ski areas and at non-skiing events across Canada.

Our Volunteers:

  • Number approximately 4000 members coast to coast
  • Are mostly Alpine skiers, boarders and Nordic skiers
  • Range from 16 years old to 80+ years old
  • Are men and women, students, and professionals from all walks of life and every level of society
  • Volunteer time to help those in need all year round at ski areas and non skiing events across Canada

 Our Volunteers Benefit Through:

  • Belonging to an organization where you can have lots of fun, make lifelong friendships and feel great about helping someone in need
  • Developing professional skills attractive to employers
  • Receiving deals from the ski areas where we patrol
  • Exchange programs between local, provincial, National and International organizations
  • Obtaining discounts on ski equipment and supplies

Recruitment poster Alpine Scotia