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Snowburners 8-Week

2019 Snowburners (8 Week)

This 8-session skiing and snowboarding program will focus on providing your child with the best introduction to snow sliding, progressive skill development, fun and sparking their passion for snowsports and the mountains.

Snowburners is open to children and youth, ages 3 to 12, of any skill level, who show an interest in learning snow sliding skills.

Program Highlights:

Depending on your child’s skill level they could experience some or all of the following:

  • Introduction to and the development of skiing and snowboarding fundamentals (understanding and handling their equipment, gliding, first turns, linked turns, safe chairlift riding , slope management, and more).
  • All-mountain skills – steeper terrain, bumps, trees, NASTAR, carving, mountain etiquette, and more.
  • Introductory freestyle elements – first jibs/airs/grabs and terrain park safety.
  • Specific scheduled class content guarantees progression throughout the winter.
  • Your child will develop as an independent snow slider, build skills for the entire mountain, and make new friends.

 

2019 Snowburners Rates

Does not include lift tickets or rentals.

Session

Ages

Times

2019 Dates

Rates
Mondays  3-5 years 9am – 11:30 am

or

1pm – 3:30pm

January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 25
March 4
$316
Mondays  6-12 years 9am – 11:45am

or

1pm – 3:45pm

January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 25
March 4
$316
Thursdays 3-5 years 9am – 11:30am January 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
$316
Thursdays 6-12 years 9am-11:45am January 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
$316
Fridays 3-5 years 1pm-3:30pm January 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1
$316
Fridays 6-12 years 1pm-3:30pm January 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1
$316
Saturdays 3-5 years 9am-11:30am January 5, 12, 19, 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 2
$348
Saturdays 3-5 years 1pm-3:30pm January 5, 12, 19, 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 2
$316
Saturdays 6-12 years 9am-11:45am January 5, 12, 19, 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 2
$348
Saturdays 6-12 years 1pm-3:45pm January 5, 12, 19, 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 2
$316
Sundays 3-5 years 9am-11:30am January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 24
March 3
$332
Sundays 3-5 years 1pm-3:30pm January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 24
March 3
$316
Sundays 6-12 years 9am-11:45am January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 24
March 3
$332
Sundays 6-12 years 1pm-3:45pm January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 24
March 3
$316

Skills Assessment Day: Saturday, December 15, 2019

SESSION #1: 9:30 am – 11:30 am

SESSION #2: 1:30 am – 3:00 pm

  • Choose one session to attend
  • Your Snowburner will take a few runs under the watchful eyes of our Senior Instructors to ensure that they are placed in the appropriate skill level group
  • Assessment Day is only for skiers and boarders who are already independent on Green runs or higher, linking turns and confidently riding the chairlift.  If your child is not at this current skill level, they do not need to attend Assessment Day
  • Assessment Day is only for weekend Snowburners and ATP participants.  You do not need to attend the Assessment Day if your child is taking part in a weekday Snowburners session.
  • Skills Assessment Day Meeting Place is at the Columbine learning area, between Lifts 7 and 9

How to Register

You can register online until December 1, 2018. Space is limited and classes are filled first come, first served. Please contact Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School by email – purgschool@purgatoryresort.com with any questions about the Snowburner Program.

If your child is 10 years or younger, be sure to add their FREE Power Kids season pass during checkout! Learn more.

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Program Information

  • All participants must have a valid season pass or lift ticket. Please make sure your child has their pass/ticket attached to their jacket/pants/helmet for every session
  • Ski and snowboard tickets/season pass, rental equipment and lunch are not included with registration fees

  • Fully functional and proper sized equipment is required. All ski equipment must have current DIN bindings, metal edges and brakes. Non-DIN bindings are not acceptable. All snowboards must have bindings, metal edges, a P-tex base and a safety leash. Your youth must also use real snowboard boots; winter boots are not acceptable. Please contact Purgatory Sports if you have questions about equipment

  • All young children must be “toilet trained” and willing to participate.

  • It is especially important that beginners attend every session.
  • Pre-registration is required

  • There will be no classes held over President’s Day weekend – February 16-18, 2019

  • There will be no class/group changes after the second week of the series

  • We make every effort to keep the same Instructor with their group for each session, but cannot guarantee it

  • A minimum enrollment of 4 students in the same discipline, with the same ability level is required in order to form a class

  • There are no refunds or make-up days for missed sessions

  • Gratuities for Instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture