BMW Group Canada
Official Vehicle of Cypress Mountain
BMW Group Canada, based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, distributes & markets BMW luxury performance automobiles, Sports Activity Vehicles, Motorcycles, and MINI vehicles in Canada. BMW Group Financial Services Canada is a division of BMW Group Canada and offers retail financing and leasing programs and protection products on new and pre-owned BMW and MINI automobiles, as well as retail financing for new and pre-owned BMW Motorcycles. A total network of 44 BMW automobile retail centres, 20 BMW motorcycle retailers, and 29 MINI retailers, all independently owned and operated, represents the BMW Group Canada across the country.
Official Eyewear Partner of Cypress Mountain
SPY puts happy smiles on the faces of people everywhere, and has a happy disrespect for the usual way of looking (at life). This drives them to design, market, and distribute the highest quality sunglasses, goggles and products, including the innovative SPY Happy Lens™.
Kokanee Glacier Fresh Beer
Offical Beer of Cypress Mountain
Kokanee has been one of B.C.’s best-selling beers for more than ten years and was awarded a Silver medal at the 1996 Brewing Industry International Awards. Brewed using a blend of Pacific Northwest hops, Kokanee delivers a smooth, clean and lightly hopped taste. Cool, crisp and glacier-fresh, Kokanee is the Beer Out Here!
The Metro Vancouver
Official Free Daily Newspaper of Cypress Mountain
Metro is Canada’s most read national daily newspaper brand and the first national daily to publish in both official languages.
Metro targets YAMs (youthful, active, metropolitans) through traditional newsprint, online and mobile platforms as well as through proprietary iPhone, iPad and Android apps. Metro brings relevant daily updates and unique global inspiration at the right time and in the right format to enhance the YAMs quality of life.
Global TV BC
Official Television Partner of Cypress Mountain
As British Columbia’s leading television station with its flagship ‘News Hour’ broadcast and only provincial 24 hour news channel – BC1, Global BC is the broadcaster more British Columbians turn to for local news than any other. With a team of experienced and trusted journalists, Global BC provides their audience with award-winning journalism – morning, noon and night. Digging deeper to find the truths behind major issues that matter most to its residents, Global BC is renowned for telling unique stories that you won’t find anywhere else.
Global BC has garnered numerous awards – not only for their stellar journalism – but also for their achievements as an outstanding corporate citizen. Servicing the community in the Lower Mainland since 1960, Global BC participates in, and supports a wide range of community initiatives, as well as partners with charities and organizations across British Columbia. As an active member of the community their philanthopic efforts remain an integral part of their heritage.
Granville Island Brewing
Official Microbrew of Cypress Mountain
In 1984 something happened that forever changed the local beer industry: Granville Island Brewing opened the doors to Canada’s first microbrewery. And in doing so, we opened hearts and minds to a whole new beer drinking experience.
In celebration of our heritage, we name each new GIB beer after iconic Vancouver locations that embody the West Coast lifestyle. It’s Good to Be Here!
Energy Drink Partner of Cypress Mountain
Inspired by functional drinks from the Far East, Dietrich Mateschitz founded Red Bull in the mid 1980’s. Today Red Bull is available in more than 165 countries and more than 35 billion cans of Red Bull have been consumed so far!
KIND Healthy Snacks
Official Healthy Snack of Cypress Mountain
Ingredients you can see and pronounce!
KIND believes if you can’t pronounce an ingredient, it shouldn’t go into your body. Actually, it shouldn’t even go into your pantry. That’s why all KIND Healthy Snacks are made from all-natural whole nuts, fruits and whole grains. No secret ingredients and absolutely nothing artificial here. Just a delicious way of getting your body essential nutrients like fiber, protein and antioxidants (to name a few) and are gluten/wheat/GMO free.
West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Communities of West Vancouver and Bowen Island
Cypress Mountain is proud to be a long-standing member of the West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. The West Vancouver Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting, enhancing and facilitating all forms of business in our community.
The Society’s biggest goal is working to preserve and restore Hollyburn Ski Lodge for future generations to enjoy. Old photos, artifacts and stories are on display at the Lodge offering a nostalgic look back to the beginnings of today’s busy ski area. Cypress Mountain whole heartedly supports the Society’s enthusiasm and efforts. Visit their website for lots of cool glimpses back to an earlier time to see why so many people have and will continue to fall in love with Hollyburn.
Cypress Mountain hosts events to which cabin folk are invited throughout the winter, such as holiday celebrations, Saturday night live music at Hollyburn Lodge (just like the old days), fun times Springfest and many more. In turn, the HRA puts on a fall festival/loggers sports supported by Cypress at Hollyburn Lodge and First Lake every September. Cypress offers special cabin passes at discounted prices for our cabin neighbours.
Cypress Mountain supports the club in its many endeavours throughout the winter including the Jack Rabbit Ski League – a fun, progressive, skill development program for children (designed under the auspices of Cross Country BC). This program has nurtured many young skiers that have gone on to compete and excel at very high levels. With the Ski League and their many other programs and events – week days, week nights and weekends, the club’s membership has a high profile on the Nordic trails. Cypress offers season pass/group discounts to Hollyburn Cross Country Ski Club members as well as all our other supported ski clubs.
To improve the quality of life and empower Aboriginal youth across Canada using the winter sport of snowboarding as a fundamental tool for excellence. The First Nation Snowboard Team members are ambassadors for Aboriginal people. We will continue to thrive, to have our First Nation Snowboard Team (FNST) athletes compete in Winter Olympic competitions.
The Vancouver Freestyle ski club is a member operated club dedicated to promoting freestyle skiing in the greater Vancouver area for young athletes 7 to 18 years of age. They offer ski programs for both the recreational and competitive skier covering broad range of disciplines, including moguls, big air, half pipe and slope style.
The Cypress Ski Club formed in 1986 as a non-profit organization to provide quality and affordable ski programs where each child can develop to their full potential in a fun, friendly, safe environment. The club is active both on and off the snow and has a great family spirit which helps to develop friendships and a life long love of the outdoors.
Special Olympics BC (SOBC) is a volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to become productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. Cypress Mountain has been partnering with Special Olympics BC since 1990 providing a weekly ‘Club Night’ on the mountain. SOBC athletes are given special rates and access to designated runs to train and practice on. Each year we see a group of at least 30+ athletes, along with 20 Volunteer trainers partake in this program.
Over 60 athletes and coaches arrive early Sunday mornings through January and February to recreate and train for their competitions in the sports of cross country, skiing and snowshoeing at Cypress Nordic. Participants take to the trails for great fun, fitness and friendship. Special Olympics have been sponsored by Cypress Mountain for over 20 consecutive years. We are happy to support this organization, its coaches and athletes, waving all trail ticket and rental fees for their group sessions. We always look forward to their visits. For more information and contacts for this program please call us at cypress Nordic.
We are an organization of cross country skiers of all abilities and levels. We encourage the enjoyment and growth of cross country skiing as a lifelong sport. We provide members with opportunites to achieve their goals as recreational skiers, competitive athletes, race officials, coaches and instructors in a safe, fun and social environment.
Our adaptive cross-country ski program (also called para-nordic) is designed to meet the needs of athletes with physical disabilities. People who are blind and visually impaired, amputees, wheelchair users and people with cerebral palsy and brain injuries have all taken part in our programs. Not only do we have the knowledge and experience to get people out on the snow, we also have the necessary adaptive equipment to get you started, including sit-skis for wheelchair users and radio headsets for skiers who are blind or visually impaired. You can come out and learn how to ski just for the fun of it or you can choose to get involved in our racing program – the choice is completely up to you.
The Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI) is a non-profit organization designed to promote and advance the sport of cross-country and telemark skiing in Canada through the provision of high quality instruction. CANSI offers four levels of certification in cross country techniques and three in telemark. Courses are offered around the region throughout the winter season.
While the race is open to all skiers, you will best enjoy the event if you can ski a hilly 4.3 kilometre course without stopping. Race formats vary between both skate technique and classic technique. If you only have skate gear, come to the classic races anyway. That’s OK. Participation is the most important thing. Each week features a different race, with distances becoming longer as the season progresses and people get fitter. If the longer races are too much you can always ski fewer laps, there’s no shame.
Cypress Mountain has sponsored Strathcona Elementary school for the past 18 years. Children in selected grades in are treated to 2 days of lessons, rentals and a hot lunch in our Lodge. Each day consists of a 1.5 lesson with our qualified instructors followed by lunch and then free skiing with their chaperons.
and Ambleside Youth Centre offers programs and services to youth and families in West Vancouver, with the goal of providing positive alternatives to youth who might otherwise fall through the cracks. “The Summer Work Experience Program would not happen without the support from Cypress Mountain. Please accept my thanks on behalf of all youth who have benefited, and on behalf of all staff here at the West Vancouver Youth Outreach.”
Cypress Mountain has participated in club day clinics for their members and also offer group/club season pass and lesson discounts. You won’t meet a friendlier, more enthusiastic group of skiers anywhere!
Come snowshoe or cross country ski with friends at Cypress Mountain on Wednesdays and Fridays. The group meets at the seniors’ centre at 9am returning at 12:30pm.
Started operating in 1938 and provided first aid services to the Hollyburn Ridge area from the 1930’s,thru 1960’s. The patrol was re-established in the Nordic Area of Cypress Mountain in 1981 and has provided the volunteer ski patrol members since then. The main focus of FASP is to provide first aid to injured skiers but their responsibilities also include risk management, safety operations, customer service and accident investigation. FASP offers a Junior Patrol program for students aged 16-17, who volunteer with us to develop their communication and learning skills and eventually “graduate” to the regular patrol.
Chill Vancouver operates year-round youth development programs through boardsports. They run snowboarding, skateboarding and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) programs in the winter, summer, and fall seasons, reaching 150+ local youth in our communities.
Chill uses Positive Youth Development (PYD) techniques throughout their programming to inspire youth working through adversity, and support them with opportunities to build resiliency through every aspect of their lives. The program utilizes a 6-day curriculum, where a new life skill is introduced to the youth through discussion, hands-on activity, and on-board progression. The themes discussed are: Respect, Patience, Persistence, Responsibility, Courage, and Pride.
Chill partners with Cypress for their six-week snowboard program, which runs two evenings a week from January-March. The entire program, including transportation, equipment, lessons and lift tickets, are provided at no cost to the youth involved. Program participants meet at Thunderbird Community Center in Vancouver, and ride as a group to and from the mountain. The coach bus is used to facilitate the daily discussions and activities!
Every season Cypress Mountain receives hundreds of requests to support worthwhile programs and charities. We have established criteria that allow us to support many of these wonderful and community supporting organizations by providing tickets and Cypress product that can be used in their fundraising efforts. Some recipients have included BC Children’s Hospital, Ovarian Cancer Canada, Pacifica Treatment Centre, YMCA of Vancouver, Dreams Take Flight, North Shore Chorus and the West Vancouver.