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The Big White Ski Club is a non-profit organization that for over 70 years has provided world-class alpine ski training.  We take pride in developing strong skiers and athletes through our specialized training programs, all while having fun. When you join the Big White Ski Club, you don't just become a member, you become a part of our ski family.

Our aim is to provide high-quality and affordable ski racing development programs for athletes  6 to 16+, where each member can develop their skiing ability to their own highest potential in a fun and safe club environment.

~ Developing Skiers for LIFE ~

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    PRESS RELEASE: July 22, 2023

    By Big White Ski Club 07/22/2023, 9:00am PDT

    Introducing New President & Vice President: BWSC Board of Directors

    The Big White Ski Club (BWSC), a local Not-For-Profit institution with a remarkable legacy in alpine skiing, is proud to announce its new President, Ted Ritchie, and Vice President, Ryan Malcolm. With their wealth of experience and passion for the sport, the club is set to embark on an exciting new chapter in its nearly 70-year history.

    Incoming President Ted Ritchie expressed his enthusiasm for leading the club forward, saying, "I hope we are able to continue the amazing legacy of Dave Willoughby and Diana Veitch. I would personally like to thank them for their amazing service to the club and community; what they have been able to accomplish is truly astounding."

    Dave Willoughby, outgoing President, praised the new executive members, stating, "I am excited to pass the torch to the new executive. I know they will take the club to the next level and continue its mission of fostering a love for skiing in our community."

    The Big White Ski Club has been an integral part of the local skiing scene. Under the guidance of Ted Ritchie and Ryan Malcolm, BWSC aims to build upon its rich heritage and is poised to continue its legacy of excellence and growth. 

    For those interested in learning more about BWSC or exploring the exceptional programs offered (registration for the 2023-24 season is open now), please visit the official website at


    About the Big White Ski Club:

    Founded in the mid-1950s, the Big White Ski Club has played a pivotal role in developing family alpine skiing in the region. Over the years, the club has nurtured countless talents, producing multiple Olympians, World Cup competitors, and national team members. As a Not-For-Profit organization, the Big White Ski Club has been committed to creating a thriving skiing community, offering comprehensive programs for participants of all ages, ethnicities, and diverse abilities, from children to adults. More information about the club’s vast history can be found at .



    Keep Skiing Off-Season!

    By Big White Ski Club 05/23/2023, 12:30pm PDT



    The Ski Simulator is up and running at our downtown TRAINING CENTRE **Book your time and don't forget your ski boots!

    102-815 Vaughan Avenue
    entrance around the back by the garage door
    - use parking spots V102, visitor or street parking -

    Certified BWSC Coaches will be coaching you on the machine.
    Please direct any questions to
    Trevor Haaheim at 250-863-5884.

    ~ BOOK HERE ~

    BWSC Athletes use the discount code provided to you by email
    (or check your messages on the SportsEngine App)
    for your FREE / included with dryland sessions

    • DEVO/U12 have one included session per MONTH**
    • U14/U16 have one included session per WEEK**

    **You are welcome to book additional sessions at the regular rate.

    IMPORTANT Athletes MUST be registered for the current season with an Alpine Canada registered club for insurance purposes.

    Registered Athletes from OTHER CLUBS or OTHER AGE GROUPS are welcome (feet must be larger than size 1 shoes).

    After July 1, athletes must be registered for the upcoming season to be insured for training. 



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