Fundraising success – one nickel at a time

recycling depot

Charities in Sun Peaks know that asking for donations to cover their operating costs, especially in such a small community, is tough. That’s one reason Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks (ASSP) and Sun Peaks Education Society (SPES) teamed up to offer a bottle return service on the mountain. The charities purchased a shipping container at the end of … [Read more...]

Want to be my friend?


Kids are really much nicer than adults. Sure, toddlers are shockingly violent and vocal for their size (just imagine adults carrying on the way three-year-olds are wont to do), but that’s just a communicative plea, rather than an inherently mean streak. Adults can be inherently mean; or more often, simply disinterested and exhausted. Note, both … [Read more...]

Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks to improve instructor training

Veteran ASSP volunteer Gerry Tremblay works with Cassie Kennedy to improve her sit-ski techniques. 
Photo: George Wycherley

by: Marlie Beets If a person’s keen to learn to ski or snowboard and is visually impaired, missing a limb, or has autism, where do they go for the kind of specialized instruction they need? One option is Sun Peaks Resort in B.C.’s Interior where a recent grant of $10,000 from the Kamloops Blazers “Sports Legacy Fund” will help Adaptive Sports at … [Read more...]