U12-ALPINE RACING PROGRAM – (AGE 10 -11 YEARS OLD)

Program:

The U12 Racing Program continues to promote a love of skiing and ski racing through the all-terrain skiing in fun environment while introducing ski racing technique and tactics. Training includes all-mountain skiing, drills, and gate training. At this level, the skier will discover and develop individual skiing and racing styles while continuing to refine their technical skills. The competitions of the U12 group consist of at home events and at ski resorts in southern BC. The fundamentals of Giant Slalom and Slalom are the focus throughout the season and are part of the fun for the U12’s racing program.

All coaches are certified by the Canadian Ski Coaches Federation and have racing experience.

U12 Schedule:

U12 Regular Program – the program runs on Saturdays and Sundays 8.30am-3 pm. The program will run from Dec. 27th 2017 until mid-April 2018.

U12 Extended Program – the program runs Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8.30am – 3pm. The sessions will start on November 25th, 2017 and will include one day sessions at resorts already open for the season, and the Fall Ski Camp at Apex Mountain Resort.

Program Fees:

U12 Regular Program fee is $1,130 for the season. The early bird registration fee is $1025 for the season. The early bird registration deadline is November 25th, 2017.

U12 Extended Program fee is $1,295 for the season. The early bird registration fee is $1,180 for the season. The early bird registration deadline is November 25th, 2017.

The BC Alpine fee of $76 per child.

All fees, registration form and the ACA form have to be paid and submitted before the first day on the snow.

 

Requirements:

Families are responsible for child’s equipment including a hard shell helmet covering ears, as well as a lift pass. Athletes new to the sport should consult with the Alpine Coordinator about equipment and programming.

Cost of a child season lift pass at Hemlock Resort is $$90 (5-12 years old). Pre season (before Oct 31, 2017) $70

Contact:

For more information please contact

Ivana Safar,Alpine Coordinator, alpinecoord@hemlockskiclub.com

Rob Lahti,Head Coach, headcoach@hemlockskiclub.com

 

U14 – ALPINE RACING PROGRAM (AGE 12-13 YEARS OLD)

Program:

The U14 Program is focused on mastering fundamental skiing skills, while introducing athletes to more specific ski racing techniques.  This program is for kids that love to ski and race. The program is provided in a dynamic team environment and is designed to inspire, challenge and motivate young athletes to get the most out of their training. A stronger commitment to the sport by the athlete is part of the U14’s growth.  Athletes learn age appropriate slalom, giant slalom and speed technical skills to enhance their racing and skiing skill.

All coaches are certified by the Canadian Ski Coaches Federation and have racing experience.

U14 Schedule:

U14 Program – the program runs Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8.30am – 3pm. The sessions will start in mid-November 2017 and will include one day sessions at ski resorts already open for skiing, until the Hemlock Resort opens, and the Fall Ski Camp at Apex Mountain Resort. The season is concluded by Whistler Cup race in mid-April 2018.

Program Fees:

U14 Program fee is $1,595 for the season. The early bird registration fee is $1,480 for the season. The early bird registration deadline is November 25th, 2017.

The BC Alpine fee of $140 per child.

All fees, Registration form and the ACA form have to be paid and submitted before the first day on the snow.

Requirements:

Families are responsible for athlete’s lift pass. Please consult with the Alpine Coordinator or head coach about equipment and programming.

Cost of a child season lift pass at Hemlock Resort is $90 ( 5-12 years old) / $529 (13-18years old). Pre season (before Oct 31, 2017) $ 70 / $429)

Ivana Safar, Alpine Coordinator, alpinecoord@hemlockskiclub.com

Rob Lahti, Head Coach, headcoach@hemlockskiclub.com

 

U16 /U18 – ALPINE RACING PROGRAM (AGE 14-17 YEARS OLD)

Program:

The program is designed to inspire and challenge racers who love to compete to perform at the next level. This program continues to emphasize fundamental slalom and giant slalom techniques, utilizing creative drills in and out of the gates, while at the same time introducing racers to speed event (super giant slalom) training and racing. The athletes are encouraged to attend many races to test their skills against other Zone racers and at the Provincial level.

U16/18 Schedule:

U16/U18 Program – the program runs Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8.30am – 3pm. The sessions will start in mid-November 2017 and will include one day sessions at ski resorts already open for skiing, until the Hemlock Resort opens, and the Fall Ski Camp at Apex Mountain Resort. The season concludes in mid-April 2018.

Program Fees:

U16/U18 Program fee is $1,595 for the season. The early bird registration fee is $1,480 for the season. The early bird registration deadline is November 25th, 2017.

The BC Alpine fee of $140 per child.

All fees, registration form and the ACA form have to be paid and submitted before the first day on the snow.

 

Requirements:

Families are responsible for athlete’s lift pass. Please consult with the Alpine Coordinator or head coach about equipment and programming.

Cost of a child season lift pass at Hemlock Resort is $529 (13-18years old). Pre season (before Oct 31, 2017) $429

Ivana Safar, Alpine Coordinator, alpinecoord@hemlockskiclub.com

Rob Lahti, Head Coach, headcoach@hemlockskiclub.com

HSC PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

Programs NG U12 regular U12 extended U14 U16/U18
Fall camp optional (additional fee)
Pre-season on snow
Weekends (Sat and Sun)
Fridays √**
Expected days on snow  tba  tba  tba  tba  tba
Program fee 2017/2018*  $685  $1130  $1295  $1595  $1595
Early Bird fee 2017/2018*(Deadline November 25, 2017)  $620  $1025  $1180  $1480  $1480

*excludes cost for travel, meals and accommodations at any away camps or ski races. **half-day training (3 hour

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