Ages 18 - 99 / Levels Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Is it your first time snowboarding? Need a refresher? Want to build confidence? Need to keep up with the kids? Learning never ends! These programs are for snowboarders of all abilities that want to get out on the slopes and learn a new sport or new skills for a sport they already love. You will gain confidence, connect with other adults, refine your technique and challenge yourself in a safe learning environment.
These lessons are two hours long and include hill access for your lesson time.

Levels may be repeated to refine and consolidate skills

Adult Snowboard - Level Beginner

Grasp the basics and learn how to be safe on the hill before progressing to the next level. Start by learning the fundamental skills and gain confidence on beginner terrain as you learn how to control your speed and change direction. Level 1 groups aim to use the chairlift by the last lessons, but will only be used it if the skill level of the group allows.

Pre-requisites

No previous snowboarding experience required

Key Goals

  • Make complete stops on toe and heel edge
  • Link complete toe and heel side turns
  • Build confidence on a snowboard and feel in control in a new environment
  • Introduce the chairlift

Equipment Required

Dress in layers so you can adjust your temperature for hill conditions and stay dry. Come wearing the following items for a successful lesson experience:

  • Buff or face covering
  • CWSAA approved Snow Sport Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Base layers made of moisture-wicking fabric
  • Winter jacket
  • Waterproof snow pants
  • Wool socks
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Neck warmer
  • Snowboard boots
  • Snowboard with metal edges

Add-ons

  • Rentals

Inclusions

  • Hill Access during lesson time slow

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Snow School Programs, Lessons, and Camps (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here

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Adult Snowboard - Level Intermediate

Develop more intermediate riding skills and techniques. Learn how to snowboard more challenging terrain confidently while maintaining an athletic body position and demonstrating edge control.

Pre-requisites

  • Comfortably link turns
  • Ride the chairlift

Key Goals

  • Control speed and turn shape
  • Develop a refined, balanced body posture in order to progress
  • Comfortably ride from top to bottom while carrying out various skill drills, such as carved traverses
  • Continuously link toe and heel side turns of varying size

Equipment Required

Dress in layers so you can adjust your temperature for hill conditions and stay dry. Come wearing the following items for a successful lesson experience:

  • Buff or face covering
  • CWSAA approved Snow Sport Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Base layers made of moisture-wicking fabric
  • Winter jacket
  • Waterproof snow pants
  • Wool socks
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Neck warmer
  • Snowboard boots
  • Snowboard with metal edges

Add-ons

Rentals

Inclusions

Hill Access during lesson time slot

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Snow School Programs, Lessons, and Camps (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here

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Adult Snowboard - Level Advanced

Refine advanced snowboarding skills as you carve steeper runs, reach higher speeds, and develop various terrain techniques with your certified instructor. Features such as small jumps, bumps, and rollers may also be introduced at this level, depending on the group's interests.

Pre-requisites

  • Complete toe and heel side turns on steeper terrain
  • Vary turn shape and frequency on steeper terrain
  • Confidently try challenging new skills

Key Goals

  • Experiment with short and large radius turns
  • Refine existing carving technique
  • Learn how to tackle variable terrain at higher speeds
  • Introduce advanced techniques such as riding switch and carving
  • Work on refined edge control and carving
  • Instill skills and confidence to attempt any terrain

Equipment Required

Dress in layers so you can adjust your temperature for hill conditions and stay dry. Come wearing the following items for a successful lesson experience:

  • Buff or face covering
  • CWSAA approved Snow Sport Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Base layers made of moisture-wicking fabric
  • Winter jacket
  • Waterproof snow pants
  • Wool socks
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Neck warmer
  • Snowboard boots
  • Snowboard with metal edges

Add-ons

  • Rentals

Inclusions

  • Hill Access during lesson time slow

IMPORTANT – WAIVERS REQUIRED

Participation in WinSport’s Snow School Programs, Lessons, and Camps (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here

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