About

Founding Beliefs

People learn and develop most effectively by actively doing or experiencing. Building Adventure Facilities that are motivating and exciting enable individuals and groups to challenge themselves and take risks that are cognitive, emotional, physical, social, and even spiritual in nature.

What Drives Us

What Sets Us Apart

Putting In The Work

What Drives Us

As the years have passed, our passion to constantly challenge ourselves remains strong. As
leaders in the industry, we continue to test what is possible to push the limits of design
innovation to meet client’s individual needs and delight them with superior results.

What Sets Us Apart

CUI comes equipped with a wide range of staff experience. Our team members bring diverse and well-rounded expertise that allows us to deliver upon our founding principles: to design, innovate, inspect, and train with integrity, compassion, ingenuity, and reliability

Putting In The Work

Our impact and experience is self-evident in the work we have done over the past 30 years+.

Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) Founding Member

The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is an international trade association dedicated to standards, government relations, credentialing, professional development and advancement of our members. ACCT is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer, focused on publishing current, effective standards for the industry, the public, and regulators.

CUI has been a Professional Vendor Member (PVM) of the ACCT since 1993. We continue to be actively involved with the ACCT, with employees on the Board of Directors (for total of 13 years) and past and present members on the Operations and Certification Committee, Standards Development Committee, Conference Committee, Worker Safety Committee, Government Relations Committee, Vendor Accreditation Panel, Technical Information Research & Education Committee and the Emeritus Board of Directors.

Our Accredited ACCT
Installation Services
Our Accredited ACCT Training Certification Services
Our Accredited ACCT
Inspection Services
Operation
Accreditation

About TimeLine

Start

1988

Formation of CUI

1993

Formation of The
Association of Challenge
Course (ACCT). First
Standards Released. CUI is
a founding member.

 

1994

Designs and installs first indoor steel fully accessible course at Variety Village. Still operating today.

2005

First 3 Level static challenge
course with regular, universal
and accessible elements at
Camp Oochigeas

2007

Andrew Hubert
Critical Link Award
Winner for
Outstanding Service
to ACCT.

2010

120 ft Suspension Bridge installed at Muskoka Woods.

Static Challenge Course installed at Kinark Outdoor Centre specifically designed for families with a child with autism spectrum disorder

2012

Become Canadian Head
Rush Technology
Authorized Service Centre

 

2012

CUI installs first
commercial aerial park at
Fernie Ski Resort.

2012

CUI invited to work with
TSSA in their development
of regulation for zip lines
in Ontario.

2013

Become Edelrid
Adventure Park Distributor
and Smart Belay Master
Technician Service Centre

 

2014

Sarah Oosterhuis Critical
Link Award Winner for
Outstanding Service to
ACCT.

2018

CUI becomes Authorized
Canadian Installer for RCI
Adventure Products.

2019

CUI installs our first two
RCI Adventure Sky Trail &
Sky Rails

2020

After 32 years, ownership
expands to include Bryan
and Kristy Oosterhuis

Today

  • 15,406

    Days

    Building Adventure Courses

  • 2,627

    Days

    of Course Inspections

  • 4,024

    Days

    of Leading Trainings

  • 15,434

    Participants Trained

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