Why Join ASPA
The photo on the home page is by John R. Smith and used with permission - ASPA gratefully acknowledges John for all he did for for the skydiving community.
We suggest that you purchase an ASPA membership when you qualify for a CSPA Solo CoP with at least 10 jumps. Doing so will ensure you can take advantage of all of ASPA's programs such as the CoP Subsidy for your A, B, and C CoPs. You can purchase an ASPA membership on-line Click here
There are lots more reasons!
Athlete Development Funding
ASPA funds programs for members that are training for Provincial, National, and International competitions. These programs are designed to help offset some of the training costs for Alberta athletes that are involved in long term training programs with goals to compete successfully at higher levels of competition. There are funding programs for both Junior and Open competitors.
Available athlete funding program includes:
CoP Subsidy: ASPA will help with the cost of getting your CoP. ASPA will subsidize $200 for A CoP, $150 for B CoP, and $100 for C CoP
Junior Athlete Funding: support Junior athletes (<300 jumps as of Provincial Championships) in training for competition. Application deadline is May 31st of each year
High Performance Athlete Funding: Support competitive athletes by rewarding performance and effort in training. Application deadline is June 15th of each year
Judging certification: ASPA supports individuals who wish to get the Qualified Evaluator or Judges certification or upgrade their ratings.
ASPA sponsors Instructor, Coaching, and Officials courses throughout Alberta
Coach 1 and 2
Skydiving School Instructor
Progressive Free Fall Instructor
Judging and Qualified Evaluator
The association subsidizes the costs of taking these training programs for ASPA members. The purpose of this policy is to encourage all levels of skydivers in all skydiving disciplines.
Training, Skills Camps and Competition
ASPA sponsors various training camps throughout Alberta, such as:
Relative Work Camps
Canopy Relative Work Development Camps
Equipment and Safety Seminars
Mini Meets for Novice members
ASPA organizes and sponsors the Provincial Level Championships. The Association supplies Judging Staff and Equipment as well as subsidizing the cost of running competitions.
Information on Upcoming Events and Courses
News and Stories About Skydiving in Alberta
Articles From ASPA Member Dropzones