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Winter Programs 2016 / 2017

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Riders (Board)

Approx. Length: 1.5hrs / week for 8 weeks Suggested Ratio: Brd 6:1 Birth Year: 2003 - 2009

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 park 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:

Intermediate:
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.

Advanced:
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: Programs start on the week of January 9th, 2017, and run for 8 weeks. Programs subject to HST.

Day Time Ability Pricing
Members Receive $160 off Programs
Cardholders receive $80 off Programs (Card must be valid at time of program)
N B I A Until May 31 Until Oct 31 Nov 1 & After
TUE 6:30pm - 8:00pm $430 $460 $490
THU 6:30pm - 8:00pm $430 $460 $490
SAT 2:00pm - 3:30pm $430 $460 $490
SUN 2:00pm - 3:30pm $430 $460 $490

Note: All sales are final. Credit will be considered for medical reasons only. Service charges may be applicable.