About Us

The Canada West Ski Areas Association (CWSAA) is a not-for-profit trade association that represents the Ski Areas of Western Canada. Its primary areas of focus are government relations, media relations, marketing, safety & risk management and industry conferences.

CWSAA was founded in 1967 and incorporated in 1973, under the Canada Corporations Act.   At the May 12, 2014 CWSAA AGM imembers approved new By-laws and Articles of Continuance to facilitate a migration to the new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act.   CWSAA filed the required forms with Corporations Canada on May 26, 2014 and received a Certificate of Continuance on June 3, 2014.   

CWSAA currently has 283 Members, including 134 ski areas and 149 suppliers to the ski industry. CWSAA Members account for over 92% of Ski Areas and over 99% of Skier Visits in Western Canada. This outstanding level of member support allows CWSAA to provide a strong and unified voice for the Western Canadian Ski Industry.  

CWSAA Members in Western Canada generate in excess of 9 million skier visits and $800 million in revenues annually.  They also employ 19,000 people and provide an economic cornerstone for the winter tourism industry.   

For a list of CWSAA Ski Areas, please click on the links below:
BC-Yukon Alpine-Nordic Division
ASM Alpine-Nordic Division
Helicopter / SnowCat Division
Other Ski Area Members

For a list of CWSAA Associate Members, please click here:
Associate Members

The CWSAA Office is located at:
Suite 204
1460 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, BC, Canada
V1Y 1P3
Phone: 778-484-5535
Fax:      778-484-5536

The CWSAA Office is currently open from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Monday to Friday.  We are closed on Statutory Holidays.

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