The Snowboard program is designed to help young riders develop strong fundamental skills, learn to be part of a team and gain a joy and passion for snowboarding. Coaches focus on progressive skill acquisition, knowledge of the snowboarder’s responsibility code and safe riding, respect for the mountain and having fun. Each participant will gain a solid foundation that will enable him or her to continue with one of our competitive snowboard programs and will also have confidence and a life-long love of riding. Training includes: Big Mountain, Boarder Cross, and Park & Pipe. Riders should expect to train at both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. Our competitive team along with our coaches will travel to local and national events to represent our team.
Our Mighty Riders Snowboard (for ages 7 -10) program is designed to help young riders develop strong fundamental skills, learn to be part of a team, and gain a joy and passion for snowboarding.
|Schedule||Ages||Time||Dates||Includes||Current Rates||Rates after Sept 4|
|Weekends & Holidays||7-10||8:45am-2:30pm||December 5, 2015-April 3, 2016||Gold Season Pass||$2,399||$2,649|
|Weekends & Holidays||11-13||8:45am-2:30pm||December 5, 2015-April 3, 2016||Gold Season Pass||$2,749||$2,999|
|Weekends & Holidays||14-18||8:45am-2:30pm||December 5, 2015-April 3, 2016||Gold Season Pass||$3,049||$3,299|
|Full Time||11-13||See Calendar||December 5, 2015-April 3, 2016||Gold Season Pass||$3,199||$3,499|
|Full Time||14-18||See Calendar||December 5, 2015-April 3, 2016||Gold Season Pass||$3,499||$3,799|
|Breaks and Snacks||We ride and get mileage! Therefore, we do not plan a break into our daily schedule expect on very cold or windy days. For these occasions it is advisable to give your child at least $3 for purchase of hot chocolate. A healthy pocket snack is always a good idea.|
|Lunch||Meals not included and lunch is not supervised for ages 10 and up.|
|Bad Weather||Our goal is to ride every day. We may have a delayed start or cancel on the odd occasion due to weather or operational challenges. This decision is made on advisement of Executive Mountain Management. Please check our website for the Daily Training Schedule or call the Ski Team office at 530-452-4184 after 7am.|
|Drop Off / Pick Up Location||Base of the Funitel lift, uphill side at Squaw Valley|
|USASA Snowboards Schedule|
- Ages 7-8 must be able to stop, turn, and load- unload the chairlift
- Advanced intermediate or better ages 9-18
- Must have basic terrain park skills mastered (i.e. sliding boxes and jumps)
- Helmets & eye protection are required for all team members.