Programs

Thursdays

Freestyle Training-Throw Down Thursdays

NEW! Throw Down Thursdays at the Terrain Park. This is a chance to hone your tricks in our exceptional terrain park. You will be coached by our Team Afton Freestyle coaches for a fun, high-energy experience.  This is also a great opportunity for extra training for members of snowboard and twin tip freestyle teams.

What to Expect

  • 9 weeks of training in the terrain matched to your skill level and age.

  • A chance to work with Team Afton Freestyle’s best coaches.

  • A high-energy setting.

Ages: 7 to 17

Skill Level: Middle intermediate; must be able ride the rope tow. 9 weeks.

Disciplines: Twin Tip and Snowboard

Dates: Thursdays: January 5 – March 2

Times: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Price: $155 per person (2016-17 PRICING- NEW PRICING COMING SOON)

To Register, please go to AftonAlps.com Throw-down Thursdays

* Does NOT Include Lift Ticket and Rental Equipment

Registration Deadline: 7 days prior to the start of the program.

Call 651-436-5245 x276 or email aftonalpsskischool@vailresorts.com if you have questions about this program.

 

Sundays

Team Afton – Snowboard or Twin Tip Freestyle Teams

The Afton Alps Snowboard or Twin Tip Team’s mission is to give young snowboarders and twin tippers an opportunity to develop and enhance their skills through participation in a high quality program that emphasizes safety, fun, and learning. We are dedicated to helping athletes achieve their goals and reach or exceed their expectations. Our program’s design challenges each athlete to do his/her best while maintaining the enjoyment of riding/skiing. We believe the skills gained through these sports can help individuals build a healthy lifestyle while developing relationships and a lifelong love of snow sports.

What to Expect

  • 11 weeks, Sundays

  • Working on skills in terrain park features

  • 4 competition days against other local area teams

  • A positive, supportive, team environment regardless of the skills of the participant.

Ages: 7 to 17

Skill Level: Intermediate or above skiers or boarders able to ski or ride comfortably and in control on all hills at Afton Alps.

Disciplines: Snowboard and Twin Tip

Dates: 

Practice: Dec. 11, 18, Jan.8-Mar.5

Competition: 

Jan 22 @Buck Hill

Feb 5 @Trollhaugen

Feb 26 @ Wild Mtn

March 5 @ Afton Alps

Times: Sundays 1:00 to 4:30pm

Meeting Location: Landing Zone

Price: $395 per person (practice and competition); $160 (option to participate in competitions only) (2016-17 PRICING- NEW PRICING COMING SOON)

* Does NOT Include Lift Ticket and Rental Equipment

Registration Deadline: 7 days prior to the start of the program.

“Try-It” Option: Is your child wondering whether freestyle is right for them? Here is a chance for them to try it out before they commit to a full season.  On Sunday, Dec 11th, participants new to freestyle will have the opportunity to try the Team Afton freestyle program. The cost is $49 and is fully refunded if your child signs up for the season. Registration in the Team Afton “Try-It” program is limited. (This program is only open to children who have not participated previously in an Afton Alps, USASA or Midwest Snowsports Development League freestyle program.)

Date: Dec. 11

Time: 1:00 – 4:30 pm

Ages: 7+ (Participants must be 7 years of age by Dec. 3, 2016.)

To Register, please go to AftonAlps.com Team Afton Freestyle Teams

Call 651-436-5245 x276 or email aftonalpsskischool@vailresorts.com if you have questions about this program.