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2013 / 14 Multi-Week Programs

 

Fernie TELUS Winter Sports School
Fernie Alpine Resort is very proud to offer a strong weekend club program.

 

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Wees Club (Ages 4 – 6)

Fernie Wees may be small but they have big hearts for skiing. This program introduces them to the sport through fun and animation. Our coaches blend guided discovery and drills during controlled ski time. On weekends, it’s easy to spot the Wees zipping around Lower Mountain: laughing, joking and having a great time.

Days taught: Saturday OR Sunday

Session time: 10:15am - 12:15pm or 1:30pm - 3:30pm (*or combine for a full day)

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4/Jan 5 or Feb 15/Feb 16

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4/Jan 5

* New this season 6 and 12-week programs are available in full or ½ day programs.

Program Ages Rate
Wees Club 6-week (1/2 day) 4-6 years $235
Wees Club 6-week (full day) 4-6 years $435
Wees Club 12-week (1/2 day) 4-6 years $435
Wees Club 12-week (full day) 4-6 years $825
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  • SKI CLUB (AGES 6 – 12)
  • EXTREME CLUB (AGES 6 – 12)

Ski Club (Ages 6 – 12)

Ski Club is geared towards kids learning to ski or wanting to hone their basic skills. This multi-week program follows a fun schedule that combines technical learning with games and activities. Within this social environment, kids make great friends that come back each year.

Days taught: Saturday OR Sunday

Session time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4/Jan 5 or Feb 15/Feb 16

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4/Jan 5

Program Ages Rate
Ski Club 6-week 6-12 years $435
Ski Club 12-week (full day) 6-12 years $825

Extreme Club (Ages 6 – 12)

Fernie Extreme kids head to the “Full Mountain”. Confident on blues and some black runs, they are ready to explore all that Fernie Alpine Resort has to offer. The program also introduces them to the safety aspects of skiing in the Canadian Rockies. The goal is to create confident, all-mountain skiers with an air of adventure.

Days taught: Saturday OR Sunday

Session time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4/Jan 5 or Feb 15/Feb 16

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4/Jan 5

Program Ages Rate
Extreme Club 6-week 6-12 years $435
Extreme Club 12-week 6-12 years $825

Big Mountain Snowboard Club (Ages 6 – 16)

The Big Mountain Snowboard Club is for all those snowboarders who want to learn and progress their basic skills to be able to rip Fernie’s great hill. Emphasizing social interaction, the program teaches fundamental boarding skills and the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship.

Days taught: Saturday Only

Session time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4 or Feb 15

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4

Program Ages Rate
Freeride Team - Snowboard 6-Week 6-16 years $435
Freeride Team - Snowboard 12-Week 6-16 years $825
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  • FREERIDE CLUB (AGES 10 – 17)
  • GIRLS’ FREERIDE TEAM (AGES 10 – 17)
  • FERNIE FREESTYLE SNOWBOARDERS(AGES 10 – 17)

Freeride Club (Ages 10 – 17)

Fernie’s Freeride Club challenges advanced skiers. Our Freeride coaches will teach all the newest freeski moves and techniques in a controlled manner. The program also introduces the freeriders to the safety aspects for skiing in the Canadian Rockies and increases their awareness of avalanche risks.

Days taught:
Saturday Only

Session time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4 or Feb 15

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4

Program Ages Rate
Freeride Team 6-week 10-17 years $435
Freeride Team 12-week 10-17 years $825

Girls’ Freeride Team (Ages 10 – 17)

The Girls‘ Freeride Team is for young ladies who just want to rip together. This is similar to the Freeride Team only it is exclusive to girls. This program has increased in popularity over the last few years. It’s really exciting to see young females out there skiing big mountain terrain with so much confidence, talent, and flare!

Days taught: Saturday Only

Session time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4 or Feb 15

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4

Program Ages Rate
Girls' Freeride Team 6-week 10-17 years $435
Girls' Freeride Team 12-week 10-17 years $825

Fernie Freestyle Snowboarders (Ages 10 – 17)

The philosophy of the F.F.S. is to promote fun, safety, and skill development. Coaches will teach a blend of big mountain riding, tricks, and rail progression. Students will also learn how to make Fernie’s natural terrain their playground by riding the gullies and bumps. If you’ve just started to adventure off the groomers, want to ride sweet lines, or become the ultimate jib monkey then this is the club for you!

Days taught: Saturday Only

Session time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 4 or Feb 15

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4

Program Ages Rate
Fernie Freestyle Snowboarders 6-week 10-17 years $435
Fernie Freestyle Snowboarders 12-week 10-17 years $825
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  • ADULT SKILLS CLINIC
  • LADIES ALL MOUNTAIN CLUB
  • THURSDAY FREERIDE CLUB
  • BREAKFAST CLUB
  • EARLY GIRLS

Adult Skills Clinic


Are your kids already busy in a program? Then this is the perfect time to elevate your skiing with one of Fernie's experienced instructors. Whether you are looking to kick some bad habits, tackle some more difficult terrain or just looking to refine your existing skills, this 3 week program will give you the tools necessary to reach your goals.

Days taught: 3 sessions on consecutive Saturdays, starting Jan 18,25, Feb 01 Feb 1 & March 1,8 & 15

Session length: 2.0 hrs

Session Start time: 2:00pm

 

Program Ages Rate
Fernie Adult Skills Clinic 3 week 18+ years

Ladies All Mountain Club
"All Mountain - All Levels"

Whether you are just starting into the sport of skiing or snowboarding, or are ripping the mountain up, our professional lady coaches are sure to make your club time memorable in so many ways.  It is always our goal to see each participant progress through many forms of structured development, as well as to provide the satisfying comaraderie of being with the same coach and group of gals for the duration of the program.   Groups enjoy a sit down lunch at the end of each coaching day, what a perfect way to wrap it up!

Days taught: Sat / Sun / Wed

Session length: 3 hrs

Session time: 9:30am - 12:30

Start date 6 weeks:Jan 4/Jan 5/Jan 8

Start date 12 weeks:Jan 4/Jan 5/Jan 8

 

Program Ability Rate
Ladies All Mountain Club - 6 Weeks 1-6
Ladies All Mountain Club - 12 Weeks 1-6

Thursday Freeride Club


This program is perfect for the serious skier who wants to get lots of skiing in, and receive some excellent coaching on how to take it to the next level.  You will explore all the mountain has to offer, while working on technical and tactical applications with your coach.  Groups of 6 people maximum per coach keep this program very personal and focused on each person's development. 

Days taught: Thursdays

Session length: 2 hrs

Session time: 9:00am - 11:00am

Start date 6 weeks: Jan 9 and 12 2014

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 9 and 12 2014

 

Program Ability Rate
Thursday Freeride Club - 6 Weeks 3-6
Thursday Freeride Club - 12 Weeks 3-6

Breakfast Club


Are you a serious shredder?  Do you want to be a serious shredder?  The Breakfast Club is for serious shredders, or those wanna be's, cause it is fast paced skiing from the get go.  On the lift before the masses, with the mountain calling, your coach and group get to experience the best the mountain has to offer!  Breakfast is included before you head out, so you don't lose steam while you are out there playing.

Days taught: Saturday

Session length: 3 hrs

Session time: Breakfast 7:15am - 8am, Snow 8:00am - 11:00am

Start date 12 weeks: Jan 4

 

Program Ability Rate
Breakfast Club - 12 Weeks 4-6

Early Girls


For those experienced ladies who want to maximize their on snow time, and get the best of what the mountain has to offer first thing in the morning.  Our professional lady coaches will guide you to the best spots and secret stashes, and rest assured, it will be worth it!  Bound to leave a smile on your face for the rest of the day or week, and an experience you will not want to miss.

Days taught: Sunday

Session length: 3 hrs

Session time: 8:00am - 11:00pam

Start date 8 weeks: Jan 12th & Jan 15th

 

Program Ability Rate
Early Girls - 8 Weeks 4-6

 

 

 

TELUS Winter Sports School
For questions and registration please contact:
snowschool@skifernie.com
Phone: 250-423-4655 or 250-423-2406