Recreational Programs

 
 
RECREATIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION:
 
  Runs for 8 weeks, beginning on the weekend of January 7th, 2016 and ending on the weekend of February. 25th/26th, 2017
  Have an Awards and BBQ Lunch event - FUN DAYS on the final weekend (both days) – February. 27th/28th, 2016 (at no additional cost)
  Include entry into Club Championships on Saturday, March 4th
  Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before Program start time – Instructors will NOT hold up an entire class if you or your child are late. Please be respectful of others and arrive on time!
  May be eligible for an Income Tax deduction. Taxes will be applied where applicable.
  Age groups are based on your child’s age as of December 31, 2015
  Helmets must be worn at all times!
  REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 30th, 2015. Registration after this date will be based on availability and will be subject to late fees.
 
NEW TO SNOW SPORTS – SKIING, SNOWBOARDING OR FREESTLYE?
If you and/or your family members have never skied or snowboarded before we highly recommend Private Lessons until the student is able to get on and off the lift unaided and ski/snowboard under control (is able to turn and to stop). The student can then move into an appropriate program. 
 
PRIVATE LESSONS
 1 Hour with Level 1 or 2 CSIA or CASI Instructor  $60 for one person
($30 each additional person)
 2 Hours with Level 1 or 2 CSIA or CASI Instructor  $110 for one person
($50 each additional person)
 1 Hour with Level 3 CSIA or CASI Instructor  $80 for one person
($40 each additional person)
 1 Hour with Level 4 CSIA Snow Sport Director  $180 for one person
($90 each additional)
 
 
 
 
RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS
 
U7 (AGES 3, 4, 5 and 6 yr olds)
 
Daily staff training enables your child to learn in a fun, positive and safe environment while developing solid fundamentals.
 
This is a SKI ONLY, MORNING and/or AFTERNOON Program. *If you wish your child to takepart in both sessions, please speak with Snow Sports Staff Directly.
 
 ABILITY:  Beginner and up; Ratio is max 2:1. Our Tykes program has developed into one of the best in the country. Children are grouped according to ability, age and physical/mental development.
 DATES:  Choose Saturday or Sunday - AM or PM
 TIMES:  10:00 am – 11:30 am and/or 12 noon – 1:30 pm
(* at discretion of Snow Sports Staff)
 FEE:
 $300 for morning OR afternoon
 $600 for all day (morning and afternoon)
  
U10 JUNIOR HURRICANES RECREATIONAL SKI - (AGES 7, 8 AND 9)
 
Based on Alpine Canada’s ski progression system, emphasis is on the development of physical capabilities such as agility, balance, coordination, flexibility and endurance through fun activities. This program will create the versatility and diversity that young skiers need to become capable and confident skiers by maximizing their training in environments that combine mixed terrain and race elements. The focus is on mileage, fun and fundamental skill development. Athletes will have timed-run (aka race) experiences on Heights slopes. You can choose one or two days and no travel to other resorts is required.
 
Athletes must be confident on all terrain and be able to ride lifts unassisted.
 
 
 OPTION 1:  Saturday AND Sunday (2-day) – 4 timed-run experiences at home
 OPTION 2:  Saturday OR Sunday (1-day) – 2 timed-run experiences at home
 TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2:30 pm (full day) NOTE: New start time!
 FEE:  $650 for 2 days
 $400 for 1 day, either Sat OR Sun – MUST choose which day!
 MEET:  At the bottom of the hill, right side of the Heights terrain map
  
 
U12, U14, U16 HURRICANES RECREATIONAL SK
Based on Alpine Canada 's ski progression system, emphasis is on development of physical capabilities such as agility, balance , coordination , flexibility and endurance through fun activities, All athletes will be trained in skill development, introduced or expand on bumps & jumps and powder in a fun safe and encouraging environment
U12(Ages 10 & 11), U14 (Ages 12 & 13), U16 (ages 14&15)
 
 OPTION 1:  Saturday AND Sunday (2-day) – 4 timed-run experiences at home
 OPTION 2:  Saturday OR Sunday (1-day) – 2 timed-run experiences at home
 TIME:  9:30 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2:30 pm (full day) NOTE: New start time!
 FEE:  $650 for 2 days
 $400 for 1 day, either Sat OR Sun – MUST choose which day!
 MEET:  At the bottom of the hill, right side of the Heights terrain map
 NOTE:
 If an athlete demonstrates exceptional ability, his/her parents may be approached to move the athlete into the Competitive Program of the same age  group.
This is at the discretion of the Head Coach only.
 
RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS 
 
SNOWBOARD U10 (AGES 8 AND 9), U12 (AGES 10 AND 11) and U14 (AGES 12 AND 13)
 
Find out how much fun and how challenging our slopes can be! Fantastic staff will make you Comfortable on your snowboard on all terrain. Groups are divided by age, ability, and interest.
 
 DATES:  Sunday and/or Sunday
 TIMES:  9:30 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2:30 pm
 FEE:  $650 for 2 days
 $400 for 1 day
 
THE OPTION is available to Snowboard one day and Ski the other! You must choose which day you’ll Snowboard and which day you’ll Ski.
 
Individuals wanting to participate in this program should already know how to snowboard and/or ski (privates are recommended to individuals who do not meet this qualification). This program will be designed to bring you to the next level in the seasonal programs (novice/intermediate/advanced, all mountain or freestyle). 
 
ADULT SNOWBOARD (Ages 17yrs and up) 4 persons required to run this program
 
Taught by one of our seasoned professionals, this program will focus on riders that “know how to turn”. Our objective is to give you the confidence to ride your snowboard on any hill in any location. Join this year and top up those skills so you’re ready for the big mountains in March! 
 
 DATES:  Saturdays AMs
 TIMES:  10:00 – 11:30 Timing is designed so your children can get into their programs before you start yours!
 FEE:  $150 (plus HST)
 
 
FREESTYLE - Recreational
U12 (Ages 10 & 11), U14 (Ages 12 & 13), U16 (Ages 14 & 15), U18/21 (Ages 16-20)
 
Freestyle (skier or snowboarder): This program will focus on jumps, rails and park etiquette as well as a general back mountain view on adaptive terrain riding. Individuals wishing to participate in this program should be able to ski or ride every hill at our location with confidence and have a strong desire to proceed into areas of freesyle training, including:  slopestyle, snow-cross or big air. 
 
 DATES:  Saturdays OR Sunday or Saturday AND Sunday
 TIMES:  9:30 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2:30 pm
 FEE:  $650.00 (for 2-days)
 $375.00 (for 1-day)
 
 
 
TEEN FLEX - 14-17 yrs
 
Teens will enjoy the flexible timing of these sessions and can attend up to the full 4 sessions offered each weekend. They’ll have great fun improving their skills with their peers.
 
Minimum of 5 participants for this pricing!
 
 DATES:  Saturday AND Sunday
 TIMES:  9:30 – 11:30 am and 12:30 – 2:30 pm (full day)
 FEE:  $399
 
BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR/ COACH
• Train with snow sports staff 8.30am - 9.30am Saturday and Sunday
• Assist with instructor lessons
• Gain your High school Volunteer Hours
• When you're ready go for your certification Course and then start getting paid
• Qualify for a course rebate the following season upon return
 
DATES:
 Saturday and Sunday
 TIME:  8:30 - 9:30 am
 FEE:  $250
 
 
 
ADULT FLEX PROGRAM (AGES 17 YEARS AND UP)
 
This is STILL the best deal in skiing! Join in the fun and learn how to ski gates or simply improve your skills while meeting like-minded skiers. Sessions are offered every morning AND every afternoon for 8 weeks! Must be Novice and above.
 
 DATES:  Saturday AND Sunday
 TIMES:  10:00 – 11:30 am and 1:00 – 2:30 pm on both days
 FEE:  $225
 MEET:  At top of Chalet Schuss
 
NOTE: There is a racing component to Adult Flex.
Adults with a need for speed will be in a separate group and will:
 
• receive more intensive gate training,
• be eligible to participate in Time Trials on December 31st, and
• participate in 4 timed runs at home during the season (dates TBD)
 
Use this training to join the Masters Racing Circuit.
 
By the way, many of these participants went on to be on the 2016 Has Beens Cup Champions for The Heights.  Go Heights!