Youth Racing Programs

Youth Racing Programs

Blue Mountain Youth Racing is for skiers and snowboarders ages 5 to 18 - welcome to the big leagues!  If you're ready to take skiing or riding up a notch, you've come to the right place.  Enrolling in our Blue Mountain Youth Racing Program is an important step to achieve continued learning and experience being part of a team.

A note to Junior Athletes and Parents:

All Mountaineer and Competition Program are held both weekend days.  Mountaineer and Competition program registration forms found in the Junior Program Booklet must be submitted in order to participate.

2018-2019 Blue Mountain Jr Comp Program Booklet

Youth Competition and Teams

Developmental

Developmental

Developmental Mountaineers is a 90 minute program designed for skiers or snowboarders ages 5 (before Dec. 31, 2018) and 6 not ready for the full 4-hour Mountaineer Program. 

The emphasis will be on developing skills and preparing for the Mountaineers.  All children ready for this program should be capable of handling beginner terrain, riding the chair lift without an adult, and be able to follow directions in their groups.

  •  Ages 5-6  Skiers & Snowboarders

All participants meet at 9am on Saturday January 5, 2019 so we can evaluate skiing & riding skills and physical development.  Participants will be grouped and assigned a session after this evaluation. 

This program is scheduled to start on Jan 5, 2019 and continues every Saturday and Sunday through Feb 24, 2019.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date). Space is limited to keep groups small.

  By 10/31 After 10/31  
Skiers  $300 $330 Buy Now
Snowboarders $300 $330 Buy Now

A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

There will be two sessions each day to keep the groups as small as possible:
session one starts at 9:30am and ends at 11am, session two starts at 11:30am and ends at 1pm. For more information about the Developmental Mountaineer program, please email [email protected]

Mountaineer

Mountaineer

This 4-hour program is designed for intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders ages 6 - 12. Emphasis will be on strengthening skiing & riding skills and developing the initial steps of racing or freestyle technique. Participants will be divided into classes depending on their age, ability and focus.  All children ready for this program must be capable of riding the chair lift without an adult and be able to follow group directions.

  •  Ages 6-12  Skiers & Snowboarders

This program is scheduled to start on Dec 8, 2018 and continues every Saturday and Sunday through Feb 24, 2019.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date).

Alpine and Freestyle By 10/31 After 10/31  
Skiers $675 $705 Buy Now
Snowboaders  $675 $705 Buy Now

NOTE: A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

As an alternative, the Blue Mountain Learning Center offers Winter Adventure Camp for skiers & snowboarders ages 8-14.  With 4 or 8 week Saturday and Sunday options, you can tailor your child's Winter Adventure.  

 

Competition Program

Competition Program

The Junior Competition Program is designed for advanced skiers & snowboarders ages 13 - 18. The emphasis will be on advanced racing and freestyle techniques to prepare for competition.

  •  Ages 10-14  Alpine Skiers
  •  Ages 13-18  Freeskiers & Snowboarders

This program is scheduled to start on Dec 10, 2018 and continues every Saturday and Sunday through Feb 25, 2018.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date).

  Before 10/31 After 10/31  
Alpine Ski Para U10/12  $700  $730 Buy Now 
Alpine Ski Para U14  $700  $730 Buy Now
Alpine Ski Para U16  $700  $730 Buy Now
Alpine Ski Para U19  $700  $730 Buy Now
Freeskiing & Snowboarding Competition  $700  $730 Buy Now

Participants are grouped into the disciplines of Alpine skiing, Freestyle skiing, snowboarding & Moguls. A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

USSA Alpine Ski Classifications:

  • U10  (born 2009 - 2010)
  • U12  (born 2007 - 2008)
  • U14  (born 2005 - 2006)
  • U16  (born 2003 - 2004)
  • U19  (born 2000 - 2002)
  • U21  (born 1998 - 1999)

All Junior Alpine Competitors must be members of the US Ski and Snowboard Association.  All Junior Freestyle Competitors must be members of the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association.  More info about competition organizations can be found in the Junior Competition Booklet.

USASA Freestyle Classifications vary depending upon discipline or event.

Freestyle skiers & snowboarders will train separately.  Participants will be split into groups with ages and ability taken into consideration.  For more information about our competition programs, please email [email protected]

Extended Training

Extended Training

Alpine - Alpine training is available every Tuesday and Thursday 4:30pm to 6:30pm and Wednesday 4:30pm to 7:30pm. This program starts This program runs Jan 3, 2019 to Feb 28, 2019. Participants must be competing in PARA at the U12 to U21 levels.

Freestyle - Freestyle training is available every Tuesday and Thursday 5pm to 7pm from Jan 3, 2019 to Feb 28, 2019. Participants must be enrolled in our Junior Freestyle program.

Extended Training for Alpine & Freestyle is designed to better prepare our athletes for the demands of competition.  (start date is dependent upon Winter Season open date).

Alpine (Skiers Only)    
Tuesday $175 Buy Now 
Wednesday $175 Buy Now
Thursday $175 Buy Now
Three Evenings $375 Buy Now
Freestyle (Skiers or Snowboarders)    
Tuesday $175 Buy Now
Thursday $175 Buy Now 
Two Evenings $275 Buy Now

Participants are grouped into the disciplines of Alpine skiing, Freestyle skiing, snowboarding & Moguls. A Season Pass or lift tickets must be purchased to participate in the program.

* Skiers or snowboarders who cannot make all days per week may register for the day or days of the week that they wish to train.  Participants that choose an individual training day will not be able to make up missed days on another day. Please complete and return the application with payment no later than December 24, 2018. More info on pages 6-7.  For more information about extended training, please email [email protected]

Holiday Camp

Holiday Camp

Blue Mountain offers a Holiday Camp for Alpine and Freestyle participants. Camp consists of evaluation and development of skiing or riding skills. Emphasis of this camp is skiing & snowboarding skill development. 

U10-U14 Alpine racers will have limited gate training. Indoor sessions may be included in case of inclement weather. Camp participants must be enrolled in one of the Blue Mountain Junior Competition Programs.

     
Mountaineers $120 Buy Now
Alpine Para U10-14 $120 Buy Now 
Freestyle $120 Buy Now

Participants are grouped into the disciplines of Alpine skiing, Freestyle skiing, snowboarding & Moguls, and based on age, skill level and focus.

* Please complete and return the application with payment no later than December 18, 2018.  For more information about Holiday Camp, please email [email protected]