Ages 6 - 99

Develop speed and style in our August Downhill programs. Our certified coaches will give you tips and tools to improve technique and build confidence on advanced terrain.

Improve control, endurance and efficiency, and learn to go faster as you continually progress your riding over eight sessions.

Note: Lift access is not included in these programs in the Spring.

Development Downhill - Intermediate

Available for ages 6-9, 9-11, 12-17 and 18+.

Pre-requisites

  • Can use correct uphill or downhill position on Green and easier Blue terrain.
  • Comfortable increasing speed on Green and eaiser Blue terrain.
  • Can adjust body position appropriately while braking.
  • Correct timing when using brakes to stay in control.
  • Shift gears appropriately through Green and easier blue terrain.
  • Can ride over small obstacles (sticks, rocks, etc.) with correct body position.
  • Scan the trail and choose the appropriate line on a Green or easier Blue trail.
  • Can confidently do a "front wheel lift".
  • Can roll over a small tabletop jump.

Equipment Required

  • Front and rear disk brakes required
  • Front suspension required
  • Certified/Approved Helmet required
  • Knee & elbow pads recommended

Key Goals

  • Can use correct uphill or downhill position on most Blue (intermediate) terrain
  • Can adjust use of brakes to maintain traction and stay in control.
  • Shifting gears through changing terrain to maintain a proper cadence.
  • Can ride over small obstacles (sticks, rocks, etc.) with correct body position at trail speed.
  • Can show proper technique over a small jump.
  • Scan the trail and choose the appropriate line on a Blue trail.
  • Introduced to maneuvers like "rear wheel lifts", "roll in's" and "bunny hops", etc.

IMPORTANT – WAIVER(S) REQUIRED

A Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement ("Waiver") must be completed prior to participation in any WinSport Programs, Lessons, and Camps. If the applicable Waiver(s) is/are not completed, participation in the WinSport Program and access to WinSport's facilities will not be permitted, and a refund will be provided.

  • A Parent/guardian must complete the applicable Waiver(s) for their minor/child participants

  • Any issued passes are non-transferable and can only be used by the participant

PLEASE READ THE WAIVER(S) 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. The Waiver(s) can be viewed and completed here:

Mountain Bike Waiver

Mountain Bike Rental Waiver

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Development Downhill - Advanced

Available for ages 6-9, 9-11, 12-17 and 18+.

Pre-requisites

  • Can use correct uphill or downhill position on most Blue (intermediate) terrain
  • Can adjust use of brakes to maintain traction and stay in control.
  • Shifting gears through changing terrain to maintain a proper cadence.
  • Can ride over small obstacles (sticks, rocks, etc.) with correct body position.
  • Can show proper technique over a small jump.
  • Scan the trail and choose the appropriate line on a Blue trail.
  • Introduced to maneuvers like "rear wheel lifts", "roll in's" and "bunny hops", etc.

Equipment Required

  • Front and rear disk brakes required
  • Front suspension required
  • Rear suspension recommended
  • Dropper post recommended
  • Certified/Approved Helmet required - Full Face helmet recommended
  • Knee pads strongly recommended
  • Other Body Armour such as neck brace, chest/back protector, elbow pads recommended

Key Goals

  • Use correct uphill or downhill position on technical Blue and easier Black terrain
  • Efficient use of both brakes on technical blue terrain to maintain traction and control.
  • Correct timing when using brakes to maintain speed and control.
  • Using rotation to help steer thru corners.
  • Consistently shift gears through changing terrain to maintain a proper cadence, and has been introduced to "Ghost Shifting".
  • Can clear small jumps and roll medium sized tabletops.
  • Ride drops or natural features with correct stance.
  • Scan the trail and choose the appropriate line while riding on a technical Blue or easier Black trail.
  • Confidently demonstrate "rear wheel lifts", "roll in's" and "bunny hops".

IMPORTANT – WAIVER(S) REQUIRED

A Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement ("Waiver") must be completed prior to participation in any WinSport Programs, Lessons, and Camps. If the applicable Waiver(s) is/are not completed, participation in the WinSport Program and access to WinSport's facilities will not be permitted, and a refund will be provided.

  • A Parent/guardian must complete the applicable Waiver(s) for their minor/child participants

  • Any issued passes are non-transferable and can only be used by the participant

PLEASE READ THE WAIVER(S) 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. The Waiver(s) can be viewed and completed here:

Mountain Bike Waiver

Mountain Bike Rental Waiver

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