Academy Snowboard

AGE
7

AGES
8 - 9

AGES
10 - 12

AGES
13+

  Age 7
All Mountain Level 5 »
All Mountain Level 6 »

All Mountain Level 5 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time becoming more aggressive and confident on the snow by increasing their speed, control and mobility. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition.  
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
    Completed WinSport Snow School Level 4 or equivalent
  • Can link complete heel and toe side turns on all green terrain
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Remain balanced when riding on variable terrain such as wave tanks, rollers and moguls


All Mountain Level 6 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time working on refining all advanced skiing skills needed to be successful. Your child will be sufficiently prepared should they choose to specialize in either a freestyle or racing program in the future. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
  • Has completed WinSport All Mountain Level 5 or equivalent
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Mobile lower body when on wave tanks, rollers and moguls
  • Able to comfortably ride all blue terrain at mountain resorts
Ages 8 - 9
All Mountain Level 5 »
All Mountain Level 6 »
 
Snowboard REC Level 7 »
Snowboard REC Level 8 »
 

Development Team Level 7 »
Development Team Level 8 »

All Mountain Level 5 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time becoming more aggressive and confident on the snow by increasing their speed, control and mobility. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
    Completed WinSport Snow School Level 4 or equivalent
  • Can link complete heel and toe side turns on all green terrain
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Remain balanced when riding on variable terrain such as wave tanks, rollers and moguls


All Mountain Level 6 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time working on refining all advanced skiing skills needed to be successful. Your child will be sufficiently prepared should they choose to specialize in either a freestyle or racing program in the future. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition. 
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
  • Has completed WinSport All Mountain Level 5 or equivalent
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Mobile lower body when on wave tanks, rollers and moguls
  • Able to comfortably ride all blue terrain at mountain resorts

Riders Development Team Level 7 - Formerly Riders


The WinSport Riders Development Team Level 7 snowboard program is designed to take advanced young snowboarders from our All Mountain program and allow them to learn more about freestyle terrain and competitive snowboarding. This team will follow the development of the Riders program laid out by Canada Snowboard. Athletes will be expected to proficiently ride alpine terrain with an athletic body position and correct board control. Once this is established, athletes will learn how to jump correctly, ride a rail, spin off jumps, and show control on all terrain. This program is designed to be the first step in a competitive snowboarder’s growth. Key factors of this program are the development of athleticism, mental preparedness, and introduction to grassroots competition.
Competitions
WinSport Grass Root Series
All competition fees for WinSport Grass Root Series Events are included in the cost of the program. No further registration for these events will be required.
  • January 7th – Banked Slalom
  • February 11th – Halfpipe
  • March 11th – Slopestyle
Colins Cup
Colins Cup is an optional competition. Competition entry fee is not included in the cost of the program and additional registration will be required. Coaches will be on site to assist with athletes but will not compete as a group.
  • March 19th – Slopstyle
Mountain Days
  • 2 mountain trips, dates TBD and communicated prior to start of season
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass
Holidays
  • December 24th, 28th, 31st & February 18th
Times
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-2:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Able to ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Able to hit all medium size jumps in west terrain park
  • 180 both directions on small to medium jumps
  • Able to sideways slide boxes in both directions
  • 360 in mini pipe
Key Goals
  • Establish proper body position though takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain
  • Air out of super pipe
  • Develop technical riding
  • 360 medium jumps in west terrain park
  • Complete beginner Slopestyle runs
  • Slide both rails and boxes consistently

Snowboard REC Level 7


The WinSport Snowboard REC Level 7 program is designed to develop young riders in the exciting and expressive sport of freestyle snowboarding. Snowboard REC Level 7 riders will be expected to proficiently ride alpine terrain with an athletic body position and correct line choice. Once this is established, participants will learn essential tools to jump correctly, ride a rail, spin off jumps, and show control on all terrain a snowboarder might face. Participants will continue to spend time developing the technical skiing skills required to perform freestyle, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination. The Snowboard REC Level 7 program is aligned with Canada Snowboard curriculum and follow on from the freestyle skills learned in the All Mountain program. This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Completed WinSport All Mountain Level 6 or equivalent
  • Able to ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Comfortably ski blue terrain at mountain resorts
Key Goals
  • Establish proper body position through takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain
  • Comfortably ride superpipe
  • Develop technical riding

Snowboard REC Level 8


The WinSport Snowboard REC Level 8 program will develop riders beyond the basics of freestyle snowboarding by introducing more advanced rails and larger jumps. These athletes will learn how to use the advanced features in the terrain park while still building overall athletic skills. Participants will also continue to spend time developing the technical riding skills required to perform freestyle at a high level, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination. The Snowboard REC Level 8 program is aligned with the Canada Snowboard curriculum. This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Boardslide all beginner boxes
  • 360 on small to medium jumps
  • 180 spin in 3 of the 4 directions
  • Comfortably ride blue and black terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably ride all features in the West Terrain park
Key Goals
  • 360s both ways on medium jumps
  • Ski a beginner mogul run top to bottom with tricks
  • Spinning off of rails
  • Air out of superpipe
  • Develop technical riding, specifically focusing on carving on groomed terrain

Riders Development Team Level 8 - Formerly Riders


The WinSport Riders Development Team Level 8 will develop riders beyond the basics of freestyle snowboarding by introducing more advanced rails and larger jumps. These athletes will learn how to use the advanced features in the terrain park while still building overall athletic skills needed to progress. This program is designed to be the last stage in grassroots development before inter-club competitions. Athletes will participate in the Grass Roots events throughout the season and one inter-club competition. Further progression of athleticism and mental preparedness will prepare athletes to move forward in their snowboarding career.
Competitions
WinSport Grass Root Series
All competition fees for WinSport Grass Root Series Events are included in the cost of the program. No further registration for these events will be required.
  • January 7th – Banked Slalom
  • February 11th – Halfpipe
  • March 11th – Slopestyle
Colins Cup
Colins Cup is an optional competition. Competition entry fee is not included in the cost of the program and additional registration will be required. Coaches will be on site to assist with athletes but will not compete as a group.
  • March 19th – Slopstyle
Mountain Days
  • 2 mountain trips, dates TBD and communicated prior to the season start
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass, Coach Expenses for inter-club competition (including travel, hill pass, mileage, food split between all attending athletes. This will be billed separately by WinSport)
Holidays
  • December 24th, 27th, 29th, 31st & February 18th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Prerequisites
  • Establish proper body position though takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course.
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain.
  • Air out of super pipe
  • Develop technical riding
  • 360 medium jumps in west terrain park
  • Complete beginner Slopestyle runs
  • Slide both rails and boxes consistently
Key Goals
  • 1 way 270 off of rail
  • 2 ways 360 on mediums
  • Switch 360 on small jump
  • 360 in super pipe
  • Able to ride all types of terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably hit all features in the West Terrain Park
  • Ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Switch riding on blue terrain
Ages 10 - 12
All Mountain Level 5 »
All Mountain Level 6 »
 
Snowboard REC Level 7»
Snowboard REC Level 8 »
 

Development Team Level 7 »
Development Team Level 8 »

All Mountain Level 5 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time becoming more aggressive and confident on the snow by increasing their speed, control and mobility. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
    Completed WinSport Snow School Level 4 or equivalent
  • Can link complete heel and toe side turns on all green terrain
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Remain balanced when riding on variable terrain such as wave tanks, rollers and moguls

All Mountain Level 6 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time working on refining all advanced skiing skills needed to be successful. Your child will be sufficiently prepared should they choose to specialize in either a freestyle or racing program in the future. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition. 
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
  • Has completed WinSport All Mountain Level 5 or equivalent
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Mobile lower body when on wave tanks, rollers and moguls
  • Able to comfortably ride all blue terrain at mountain resorts

Riders Development Team Level 7 - Formerly Riders


The WinSport Riders Development Team Level 7 snowboard program is designed to take advanced young snowboarders from our All Mountain program and allow them to learn more about freestyle terrain and competitive snowboarding. This team will follow the development of the Riders program laid out by Canada Snowboard. Athletes will be expected to proficiently ride alpine terrain with an athletic body position and correct board control. Once this is established, athletes will learn how to jump correctly, ride a rail, spin off jumps, and show control on all terrain. This program is designed to be the first step in a competitive snowboarder’s growth. Key factors of this program are the development of athleticism, mental preparedness, and introduction to grassroots competition.
Competitions
WinSport Grass Root Series
All competition fees for WinSport Grass Root Series Events are included in the cost of the program. No further registration for these events will be required.
  • January 7th – Banked Slalom
  • February 11th – Halfpipe
  • March 11th – Slopestyle
Colins Cup
Colins Cup is an optional competition. Competition entry fee is not included in the cost of the program and additional registration will be required. Coaches will be on site to assist with athletes but will not compete as a group.
  • March 19th – Slopstyle
Mountain Days
  • 2 mountain trips, dates TBD and communicated prior to start of season
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass
Holidays
  • December 24th, 28th, 31st & February 18th
Times
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-2:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Able to ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Able to hit all medium size jumps in west terrain park
  • 180 both directions on small to medium jumps
  • Able to sideways slide boxes in both directions
  • 360 in mini pipe
Key Goals
  • Establish proper body position though takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain
  • Air out of super pipe
  • Develop technical riding
  • 360 medium jumps in west terrain park
  • Complete beginner Slopestyle runs
  • Slide both rails and boxes consistently

Snowboard REC Level 7


The WinSport Snowboard REC Level 7 program is designed to develop young riders in the exciting and expressive sport of freestyle snowboarding. Snowboard REC Level 7 riders will be expected to proficiently ride alpine terrain with an athletic body position and correct line choice. Once this is established, participants will learn essential tools to jump correctly, ride a rail, spin off jumps, and show control on all terrain a snowboarder might face. Participants will continue to spend time developing the technical skiing skills required to perform freestyle, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination. The Snowboard REC Level 7 program is aligned with Canada Snowboard curriculum and follow on from the freestyle skills learned in the All Mountain program. This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Completed WinSport All Mountain Level 6 or equivalent
  • Able to ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Comfortably ski blue terrain at mountain resorts
Key Goals
  • Establish proper body position through takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain
  • Comfortably ride superpipe
  • Develop technical riding

Riders Development Team Level 8 - Formerly Riders


The WinSport Riders Development Team Level 8 will develop riders beyond the basics of freestyle snowboarding by introducing more advanced rails and larger jumps. These athletes will learn how to use the advanced features in the terrain park while still building overall athletic skills needed to progress. This program is designed to be the last stage in grassroots development before inter-club competitions. Athletes will participate in the Grass Roots events throughout the season and one inter-club competition. Further progression of athleticism and mental preparedness will prepare athletes to move forward in their snowboarding career.
Competitions
WinSport Grass Root Series
All competition fees for WinSport Grass Root Series Events are included in the cost of the program. No further registration for these events will be required.
  • January 7th – Banked Slalom
  • February 11th – Halfpipe
  • March 11th – Slopestyle
Colins Cup
Colins Cup is an optional competition. Competition entry fee is not included in the cost of the program and additional registration will be required. Coaches will be on site to assist with athletes but will not compete as a group.
  • March 19th – Slopstyle
Mountain Days
  • 2 mountain trips, dates TBD and communicated prior to the season start
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass, coach expenses for inter-club competition (including travel, hill pass, mileage, food split between all attending athletes. This will be billed separately by WinSport)
Holidays
  • December 24th, 27th, 29th, 31st & February 18th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Prerequisites
  • Establish proper body position though takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course.
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain.
  • Air out of super pipe
  • Develop technical riding
  • 360 medium jumps in west terrain park
  • Complete beginner Slopestyle runs
  • Slide both rails and boxes consistently
Key Goals
  • 1 way 270 off of rail
  • 2 ways 360 on mediums
  • Switch 360 on small jump
  • 360 in super pipe
  • Able to ride all types of terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably hit all features in the West Terrain Park
  • Ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Switch riding on blue terrain

Snowboard REC Level 8


The WinSport Snowboard REC Level 8 program will develop riders beyond the basics of freestyle snowboarding by introducing more advanced rails and larger jumps. These athletes will learn how to use the advanced features in the terrain park while still building overall athletic skills. Participants will also continue to spend time developing the technical riding skills required to perform freestyle at a high level, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination. The Snowboard REC Level 8 program is aligned with the Canada Snowboard curriculum. This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Boardslide all beginner boxes
  • 360 on small to medium jumps
  • 180 spin in 3 of the 4 directions
  • Comfortably ride blue and black terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably ride all features in the West Terrain park
Key Goals
  • 360s both ways on medium jumps
  • Ski a beginner mogul run top to bottom with tricks
  • Spinning off of rails
  • Air out of superpipe
  • Develop technical riding, specifically focusing on carving on groomed terrain
Ages 13+
All Mountain Level 5 »
All Mountain Level 6 »
 
Snowboard REC Level 7 »
Snowboard REC Level 8 »
Snowboard REC Level 9 »

 
Development Team Level 9 »
Development Team Level 10 »
SB-X Development Team Level 10 »

All Mountain Level 5 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time becoming more aggressive and confident on the snow by increasing their speed, control and mobility. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
    Completed WinSport Snow School Level 4 or equivalent
  • Can link complete heel and toe side turns on all green terrain
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Remain balanced when riding on variable terrain such as wave tanks, rollers and moguls


All Mountain Level 6 - formerly Jr Snowboard/Podium Pushers


This recreational All Mountain club continues to build on the fundamental snowboarding skills that are required in order to progress into either a freestyle or racing program in their near future.

Your young snowboarder will spend their time working on refining all advanced skiing skills needed to be successful. Your child will be sufficiently prepared should they choose to specialize in either a freestyle or racing program in the future. Your child’s coach will create a safe, fun and educational learning environment which will enable them to hone their skills and move through their season long training plan.

A fun event will be held at the end of the season (date TBD) to allow the participants to put their skills to the challenge of competition. 
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • December 27th, 28th, 29th

Season long times

  • Tuesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

11 week times

  • Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Sunday am: 9:00 am-11:30 am
  • Sunday pm: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Can confidently snowboard from the top of the ’88 chair at WinSport completely unassisted
  • Has completed WinSport All Mountain Level 5 or equivalent
  • Link at least 3 switch turns
  • Straight air small jumps
  • Has the stamina to snowboard for 2.5 hours
Key Goals
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Mobile lower body when on wave tanks, rollers and moguls
  • Able to comfortably ride all blue terrain at mountain resorts

Snowboard REC Level 7


The WinSport Snowboard REC Level 7 program is designed to develop young riders in the exciting and expressive sport of freestyle snowboarding. Snowboard REC Level 7 riders will be expected to proficiently ride alpine terrain with an athletic body position and correct line choice. Once this is established, participants will learn essential tools to jump correctly, ride a rail, spin off jumps, and show control on all terrain a snowboarder might face. Participants will continue to spend time developing the technical skiing skills required to perform freestyle, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination. The Snowboard REC Level 7 program is aligned with Canada Snowboard curriculum and follow on from the freestyle skills learned in the All Mountain program. This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction. 
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Completed WinSport All Mountain Level 6 or equivalent
  • Able to ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Link at least 5 switch turns
  • Comfortable hitting small to medium jumps
  • Demonstrates some basic grabs
  • Demonstrates 180 degree spin on small jumps
  • Comfortably ski blue terrain at mountain resorts
Key Goals
  • Establish proper body position through takeoff and landing
  • Complete various turns on the mountain, halfpipe, and slope style course
  • Become comfortable with all types of freestyle terrain
  • Comfortably ride superpipe
  • Develop technical riding

Snowboard REC Level 8


The WinSport Snowboard REC Level 8 program will develop riders beyond the basics of freestyle snowboarding by introducing more advanced rails and larger jumps. These athletes will learn how to use the advanced features in the terrain park while still building overall athletic skills. Participants will also continue to spend time developing the technical riding skills required to perform freestyle at a high level, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination. The Snowboard REC Level 8 program is aligned with the Canada Snowboard curriculum.  This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • Boardslide all beginner boxes
  • 360 on small to medium jumps
  • 180 spin in 3 of the 4 directions
  • Comfortably ride blue and black terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably ride all features West Terrain park
Key Goals
  • 360s both ways on medium jumps
  • Ski a beginner mogul run top to bottom with tricks
  • Spinning off of rails
  • Air out of super pipe
  • Develop technical riding, specifically focusing on carving on groomed terrain

Riders Development Team 9 - Formerly C-Team

Invite Only

The WinSport Riders Development Team snowboard program introduces athletes to inter club competitions. In this program, athletes will be performing maneouvres on every feature within the terrain park while still maintaining a strong fundamental base. Athletes must be able to show all skills learned in previous levels in order to start skills within this level. Athletic awareness and mental preparation are a main focus in Revers Development program. Ages may range within Level 9 as maturity and snowboard skills are the main factors for invitation.
Competitions
  • 3-4 inter-club competitions, dates TBD
Mountain Days
  • 3 mountain trips, dates TBD and communicated prior to the season start.
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass, Coach Expenses for inter-club competition (including travel, hill pass, mileage, food split between all attending athletes. This will be billed separately by WinSport)
Holidays
  • December 24th, 27th, 29th, 31st & February 18th
Times
  • Wednesday & Friday (dryland): 5:00 pm-6:15 pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Prerequisites
  • 1 way 270 off of rail
  • 2 ways 360 on mediums
  • Switch 360 on small jump
  • 360 in superpipe
  • Able to ride all types of terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably hit all features in the West Terrain Park
  • Comfortably ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Switch riding on blue terrain
Key Goals
  • Be able to properly prepare for upcoming events
  • Begin inverted maneouvres on airbag
  • Spin on and off of rails
  • Link combinations of forward and switch tricks spinning both directions
  • Develop technical riding to further freestyle development

Snowboard REC 9


In the WinSport Freeski REC Level 9 program participants will be performing maneouvres on every feature within the terrain park while still maintaining a strong fundamental base. Participants must be able to show all skills learned in previous levels in order to start skills within this level. Participants will also continue to spend time developing the technical skiing skills required to perform freestyle at a high level, including position and balance, edge control and timing and coordination.  The Snowboard REC Level 9 program is aligned with the Canada Snowboard curriculum. This program is designed to be fun and progressive in a non-competitive environment. Its development is in alignment with our competitive stream should any participants wish to move in that direction.
Additional Costs
  • WinSport Season Pass
  • ASA general membership
Holidays
  • 1 day program - December 28th
  • 2 day program - December 27th, 29th
Times
  • Tuesday & Thursday (2 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Wednesday (1 day program): 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Prerequisites
  • 1 way - 270 off rail
  • 2 ways - 360 on mediums
  • Switch 360 on small jump
  • 360 in superpipe
  • Able to ride all types of terrain in the mountains
  • Comfortably hit all features in the West Terrain Park
  • Comfortably ride all terrain at WinSport
  • Switch riding on blue terrain
Key Goals
  • Be able to properly prepare for upcoming events
  • Begin inverted maneuvers on airbag
  • Spin on and off of rails
  • Link combinations of forward and switch tricks spinning both directions
  • Develop technical riding to further freestyle development

Development Team 10 - Formerly C-Team

Invite Only

The WinSport Development Team Level 10 places athletes in inter-club events. In this program, athletes will be expected to properly prepare and perform at events around the province. This program is the stepping stone to our High Performance teams and requires a major commitment. Multiple flips and both ways rotations are the focus of slope style training days. Athletes will transfer these skills to the half pipe as well as maintain fundamental riding knowledge. All Development Team Level 10 athletes will be expected to maintain a high standard of athleticism and nutrition.
Competitions
  • 4-5 inter-club competitions, dates TBD
Mountain Days
  • 3 mountain trips, dates TBD and communicated prior to the season start.
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass, coach expenses for inter-club competition (including travel, hill pass, mileage, food split between all attending athletes. This will be billed separately by WinSport)
Holidays
  • December 24th, 27th, 29th, 31st & February 18th
Times
  • Wednesday & Friday (dryland): 5:00 pm-6:15 pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Prerequisites
  • 1 off axis rotation trick
  • Spin on and off rails
  • Maintain fitness program throughout off season
  • Front and back side 540
  • Comfortably riding switch on all WinSport terrain
  • Comfortably hitting and spinning on all West Terrain Park features
  • Started to hit the ‘big line’
Key Goals
  • 3 off axis rotation tricks on medium jumps
  • 4 ways 540 on mediums
  • Spinning on to non-flat rails in Terrain Park.
  • Full halfpipe runs with spins or flips on every hit
  • Develop technical riding to further freestyle development
  • Develop overall riding to successfully compete at club level competition
  • Prepare athletes mentally to compete and train to compete

Snowboard Cross Development Team Level 10 

Invite Only

The WinSport SBX development team (Level 10) snowboard program places athletes in inter-club and provincial events. In this program, athletes will be expected to properly prepare and perform at events around the province. This program will focus on developing strong fundamental skills required to compete successfully at SBX events. The team will train on features at WinSport that will emulate boarder cross features and strengthen fundamental skills required for the sport. All full track training will be done at other resorts such as Nakiska or Lake Louise.  The team will spend time at the mountains using the more varied and challenging terrain to continue to develop their riding. All SBX athletes will be expected to maintain a high standard of athleticism and nutrition.
Competitions
  • 4-5 inter-club competitions, dates TBD
Mountain Days
  • Approximately 16 mountain days, locations and dates TBD
Additional Costs
  • ASA Membership, WinSport Season Pass, Coach Expenses for inter-club competition (including travel, hill pass, mileage, food split between all attending athletes. This will be billed separately by WinSport)
Holidays
  • December 25th, 27th, 29th, January 1st & February 19th
Prerequisites
  • Able to ride black terrain at mountain resorts
  • Comfortably hitting jumps in the West Terrain park
  • Strong fundamental riding skills
  • Maintain fitness program throughout off season
  • Comfortably riding switch on all WinSport terrain
Key Goals
  • Develop overall riding to successfully compete at club level competition
  • Prepare athletes mentally to compete and train to compete