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Winter Programs 2021 / 2022: 9-Week Programs

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Riders (Board)

Approx. Length: 1 hr 30 min / week for 9 weeks Suggested Ratio: 8:1 Birth Year: 2008 - 2014

The RIDERS Progression Pathway aims to provide the foundation for snowboarders, at an intermediate / advanced skill level, to build a passion and dedication to the sport that will create lifelong Riders. Safe riding skills and park etiquette will all be part of the program.

Includes: 1 Rail Jam at Chicopee.

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Example Schedule:

Week 1 Fundamentals
Goal – Get to know the Athletes, assess their level of riding and set program tone.

Week 2 Carving
Goal – improving edging skills

Week 3 Generating Lift
Goal – learning to generate lift + introduction to terrain adaptation

Week 4 Introduction to Alpine Snowboarding
Goal – Introduction to Alpine Racing Skills and Steering

Week 5 Introduction to Slopestyle
Goal – Learn Park Safety and the basic skills for jumps and boxes

Week 6 Introduction to Snowboard-cross
Goal – Introduction to Snowboard-cross skills (absorption, timing, banked turns, etc.)

Week 7 Slopestyle Skills
Goal – add onto the basic skills taught earlier in the season and increase confidence in the park

Week 9 Program Review & Wrap up
Goal – Review of all disciplines ( wrap up for 9 week program) Mini Skills contest in each discipline

To learn more, visit this website for more information: Riders Program Information

Program Ability Levels:

The student has snowboarded on many occasions and has experienced a variety of hills and different ski areas. He/she can turn and stop under control using recognized formal techniques. They can board with confidence on blue slopes and possibly some black/advanced slopes.

The student is an experienced and competent snowboarder. He/she has received formal instruction, knows and understands the Alpine Responsibility Code and can demonstrate ability at an advanced level.

Note: Program starts January 3rd, 2022 and runs for 9 weeks.

Day Time Pricing ($225 Rentals / Program)
Members Receive $180 off Programs
Season Passholder receive $90 off Programs
Apr. 12 to Apr. 30 May 1 to Sep. 30 Oct. 1 +
MON 7:15pm $610 $640 $670
TUE 7:15pm $610 $640 $670
WED 7:15pm $610 $640 $670
THU 7:15pm $610 $640 $670
FRI 7:15pm $610 $640 $670
SAT 1:30pm $670 $700 $730
SAT 3:15pm $670 $700 $730
SUN 1:30pm $670 $700 $730
SUN 3:15pm $670 $700 $730

Note: All sales are final.