Founded in 1938, the National Ski Patrol and its membership have been responsible for providing winter emergency care, rescue, and safety education to the skiing public for over 70 years.
Prerequisites of becoming a patroller include a strong desire to help others, provide emergency care, promote ski safety, and a willingness to work hard.
Candidates are required to pass the Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) course, a Professional CPR w/AED certification, a ski/snowboard proficiency test and pay annual dues.
Members will be able to:
Learn Outdoor Emergency Care
Improve their current skiing or snowboarding skills – working with our instructors
Meet new friends – 60 + members
Become part of a “Different Breed” of people
The National Ski Patrol (NSP) is a 26,500 member association striving to be the premier provider of outstanding education programs and services benefitting the individual member and the global outdoor recreation community. NSP’s mission is to provide quality focused education and training in Snowsport safety, Outdoor Emergency Care®, and transportation services.
Swiss Valley Ski Patrol is a not-for-profit organization recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3), and donations and expenses to them are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Please consult your tax professional for advice on your tax position.