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TELUS WINTER SPORTS SCHOOL

Kids Multi-Week Programs

Fernie Alpine Resort is very proud to offer a great weekend club program. Click on a tab below to view details.

LITTLE RIPPERS (Ages 3-4)

The Little Rippers program is the perfect introductory program into the world of learning to ski for you and your child. The one-on-one tuition builds confidence both in the sport and with their independence, as each 45 minute lesson is tailored individually to ensure continuous development for each child, and a season of fun on the snow.

Offered 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 9:30AM, 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 &26, 2017
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2017

Programs Available
Little Rippers 6-Week 3-4 years
Little Rippers 12-Week 3-4 years

WEES CLUB | Ages 4-5

In our Wees Club, we build on the foundation that was built in the Little Rippers program, and introduce the kids to a social sport environment. Our energetic coaches use games and guided discovery to continue to develop the fundamentals of skiing necessary to progress their individual skiing. They will start to explore more of what the mountain has to offer, in a safe, team approach.

Offered half day or full day, 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 10:15AM & 1:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 & 26, 2017
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2017

Programs Available
Wees Club 6-week (1/2 day) 4-5 years
Wees Club 6-week (full day) 4-5 years
Wees Club 12-week (1/2 day) 4-5 years
Wees Club 12-week (full day) 4-5 years

SKI CLUB | Ages 6-17

This popular club is a fun and engaging program for children, which will have them embarking on a more technical approach to skiing. Whether they are beginners or intermediate skiers, we look for ways to challenge and improve on their existing skills, and encourage them to take their abilities to the next level.  Our coaches create an engaging, fair play social environment, allowing children to form friendships that continue from season to season.

Offered for 6 or 12 weeks.

Days taught:Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 & 26, 2017
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2016

Programs Available
Ski Club 6-week 6-12 years
Ski Club 12-week 6-12 years

FERNIE SNOWBOARD FREERIDE CLUB | Ages 6-17

This snowboard program’s main goal is to make snowboarding fun. Initially focusing on basic skills development, the course then moves on and focus grows to include techniques like riding switch and basic freestyle. By the end, kids will be riding the mountain with control, safety and style.

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 & 26, 2017
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2017

Programs Available
Freeride Team – Snowboard 6-Week 6-16 years
Freeride Team – Snowboard 12-Week 6-16 years

EXTREME CLUB | Ages 8 – 12

The Extreme Club will develop skiers into confident all mountain skiers. For kids who are confident on blue runs and some black runs, this program will start to challenge and consolidate their tactics as they develop into more “All Mountain” riders. They will be able to experience more of what Fernie Alpine Resort is all about, in their own way.    Our specialist coaches will help nurture their desire for adventure in a safe and structured way.

Offered for 6 or 12 weeks

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 & 26, 2017
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2017

Programs Available
Extreme Club 6-week 8-12 Years
Extreme Club 12-week 8-12 Years

FREESKI CLUB | Ages 12-17

This challenging high end program cultivates true, solid “big mountain” skiers. Our specialist coaches help develop their skills necessary to shred the bumps, trees, powder, and even the gnarliest of conditions. Good use of proper tactics, developing sound thought process, understanding risk and reward and working toward refinement of skills will all be part of the program. Introducing the freeriders to important elements of alpine safety will also allow them to take ownership of their individual well-being on the mountain.

Offered for 6 or 12 weeks

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 & 26, 2017
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2017

Programs Available
Freeski Club 6-week 12-17 years
Freeski Club 12-week 12-17 years

GIRLS' FREESKI & SNOWBOARD FREERIDE CLUB | Ages 12-17

These increasingly popular programs is for young ladies who really want to push their skiing & riding. This has all the benefits of the Freeski / Snowboard Freeride Club but is exclusively for girls. It’s really exciting to see young women skiing & riding big mountain terrain with so much confidence, talent and flair!

Days taught: Saturdays and Sundays

Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 7 & 8 or Feb 25 & 26, 2017

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7 & 8, 2017

Programs Available
Girls’ Freeski Club 6-week 12-17 years
Girls’ Freeski Club 12-week 12-17 years
Girls’ Freeride SB Club 6-week 12-17 years
Girls’ Freeride SB Club 12-week 12-17 years

BIG MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT TEAM | Ages 7-18

This is a competitive program for competent big mountain skiers. The program is designed for young athletes who want to enter Junior Freeski Competitions at Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort and Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. Coached by our dedicated high performance coaches, this program is purely focused on developing the skills, strategy and style needed to move into the world of competitive freestyle.

Offered 12 weeks

Days taught: Saturdays
Session time: 10:00AM-3:30PM
Start date 12 weeks: Jan 7, 2017

Programs Available
Fernie Big Mountain Development Team 12-Week
*options for extra coaching days may be available – please contact us for details.

Reservations & Info

Fernie Alpine Resort
TELUS Winter Sports School
5339 Ski Hill Road
Fernie, BC
V0B 1M6
Phone: 250-423-2406
Fax: 250-423-6644
Email: [email protected]

NOTES:
  • Prices do not include GST and are subject to change.
  • Unless otherwise indicated the above prices do not include lift tickets or rentals which must be purchased separately.
  • Lift line priority applies (except on Mini Moose & Mighty Moose).

 

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