Learn to Fly Snowboard (LTF-SB).

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Ages: 9 – 12 (age 9 as of 12/31/16)
Height: 48″ minimum at time of registration

Like our ever so popular Learn to Fly (LTF) program, LTF-SB is designed for snowboarding children ages 9 – 12 ready to take their novice riding ability to the next level. Children in the LTF-SB program will develop their riding skills through a fun and challenging weekly curriculum designed to improve technique and confidence on steeper blue runs and in different snow conditions. While progressing their riding ability, athletes will learn on-mountain etiquette, build camaraderie with teammates, and cultivate an overall love for the sport.

Required Skill Level: The ideal candidate for this program is a child ages 9 – 12 who can make cautious heel side and toe side turns on Galena and Ponderosa  with minimal stops.

Program participants must also be able to do the following:
•    Effectively communicate with coaches without parental assistance
•    Put on their boots and boards
•    Put on their helmet, goggles, gloves and jacket with minimal assistance
•    Load/unload on the following chairlifts without assistance: Wizard and Galena

TEAM DETAILS

Program Includes:

  • Premier Mt. Rose Season Pass
  • 1 weekend training day per week with coach (Sun) for program duration. (see Calendar)
  • Skills Challenge Series
  • BONUS HOLIDAY CAMP Jan 5 & 6, snow & weather conditions permitting

Calendar:

Program starts weekend of Nov 13, 2016
Finishes March 12, 2017
Program does not meet: Nov 27, Dec 25, Jan 1, 15 & Feb 19

Schedule:

9:30 – 11:30 On Mountain
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch (unsupervised)
12:30 – 3:00 On Mountain

Uniforms:

$80 uniform required; available through NYSEF (Nevada Youth Ski Education Foundation)
Click here for uniform information

Helmets:

Required during training, competitions and when skiing in uniform (not included).

Releases:

Click to download the Safety Release Packet.

Phone (775) 849-0704 ext.221
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