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Winter Programs 2019 / 2020

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Riders (Board)

Approx. Length: 1 hr 20 min / week for 8 weeks Suggested Ratio: Brd 8:1 Birth Year: 2006 - 2012

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.

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 Snowboardcross
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 8 Program Review & Wrap up
Goal – Review of all disciplines ( wrap up for 8 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 4th, 2020, and runs for 8 weeks.

Day Time Pricing ($200 Rentals / Program)
Members Receive $150 off Programs
Season Passholder receive $80 off Programs
Until Apr 30 Until Sept 30 After Sept 30
TUE 6:40pm - 8:00pm $499 $529 $559
THU 6:40pm - 8:00pm $499 $529 $559
SAT 2:00pm - 3:20pm $549 $579 $609
SUN 2:00pm - 3:20pm $549 $579 $609

Note: All sales are final.