Skiing & Snowboarding

Coaching Staff
Fiona Dalrymple

Here on the west coast of British Columbia, winter is synonymous with sports such as skiing and snowboarding. Brentwood is able to provide students with many opportunities to take full advantage of our province’s world renowned winter sport destinations. From weekly excursions up to Mt. Washington Alpine Resort, to our full-school ski day and mid-term trip to Silver Star Mountain Resort for International Students there are many chances for students to experience the joys of winter in BC.

Skiing at Mount Washington

The following provides an overview of all school organized ski and snowboarding trips offered during the winter season:

Sunday Ski Trips

  • Mt. Washington Alpine Resort
  • These trips occur most Sundays during the ski season (usually eight trips during the second term).
  • They include a full day on the mountain with the option of downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing or tubing.
  • Lessons and equipment rentals are available.

 School Ski Day

  • Mt. Washington Alpine Resort
  • This event occurs on a Wednesday in late January or early February and the full school community is invited to attend a day on the mountain. This trip is optional, however most students choose to participate.

International Students February mid-term ski trip

  • Silver Star Ski Resort
  • Many international students who are unable to travel home during the February mid-term break sign up for this ski trip.
  • This trip is to the pristine Interior of BC to experience one of the province’s best ski resorts.
  • This includes 5+ full days of skiing and or snowboarding.
  • There is also the opportunity for ice skating, tubing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and evening activities such as sleigh rides, talent shows, movies and fireworks.
  • Lessons and equipment rentals are available.
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A boarder goes over a jump at Mount Washington

Fiona Dalrymple

B.Sc.H. (Queen's), B.Ed (VIU) Math, Biology, Science, Field Hockey, Cross Training

Having a houseparent as a mother, Fiona Dalrymple grew up as a private school campus brat. Little did she know that sharing her mum with generations of teenage girls and wearing knee highs and kilts would be integrated so completely into her cellular makeup. After fleeing the West Coast in search of adventure (and to attend and play field hockey for Queen’s University), Ms. Dalrymple realized that her heart belonged in B.C. She met her husband at Shawnigan Lake School and has since worked at Glenlyon Norfolk School, Dwight International School, and Cowichan Secondary School. Ms. Dalrymple’s major passions in life are organic land care and the natural environment (and teaching math and science of course!). She is an outdoor enthusiast who helps organize the school ski trips, trains for triathlons, and mountaineers when she has a moment to spare.

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