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2016-17 Memberships
Date: July 1, 2016
Location: http://snowboardyukon.goalline.ca/event-search.php

2017 Yukon Championships
Date: March 18 (Jr. Jam/Slopestyle) & March 19 (Boardercross)
Time: Registration 9:30 AM Mt. Sima
Location: Mt. SIma

Women in Snowboarding Spring Shred
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 25 & 26, 2017
Time: 9:30 am onsite registration
Location: Mt. Sima
Online registrationhttp://snowboardyukon.goalline.ca/event-search.php

Dawson City Riders Camp
Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 25 & 26, 2017
Time: 9:00 am onsite registration
Location: Moose Mountain
Online registration:http://snowboardyukon.goalline.ca/event-search.php

About

2016-17 Programs

Check out the Dryland, Weekly On-Snow,
and Camps & Comps below!

For more information please contact info@snowboardyukon.com

To register for a program download the following two forms:
1) 2017 Program Registration Form
2) Medical Info and Release Form

Drop the completed forms and payment (cash or cheque) at:
Sport Yukon Reception
4061 – ­4th Avenue, Whitehorse
– or –
Sandor’s Clothing
80 Chilkoot Way #110, Whitehorse
– or –
Email the forms to: info@snowboardyukon.com and thenPay Program Fees Online

Weekly On-Snow Coaching Programs

SANDOR’S SHREDDERS

Learn new tricks, improve your carving and shred with a crew of riders just like you.

Sandor’s Shredders is a fun on-snow snowboarding program for novice to intermediate riders focused on fun and improving snowboarding skills all over the mountain. Weekly training follows the national Riders curriculum and is presented by coaches certified by the Canadian Snowboard Coaching Program (CSCP). This program involves some fun events and a cool photoshoot.

You’ll get 12 sessions of weekly coaching (weather dependent) and fun events including the Yukon Champs!

Required Skill Level: You should be comfortable riding the chairlift and snowboarding in control on most runs at Mt. Sima.

LTAD Stage: 3
Approximate Age: 9+
When: Saturdays, January 7 – March 18
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Mt. Sima
Fee: $340

Not Included: Basic Competitor Membership, lift tickets, snowboard, helmet

Maximum 12 participants — Fills up quickly!!!!!


COMP(ETITIVE) TEAM

Ready to step it up? Got your sights set on the Arctic Winter Games in 2018 or the Canada Winter Games the year after that? Join the Comp Team and start training towards your goals.

The competitive team is designed for intermediate to advanced riders focused on skill progression in freestyle and snowboardcross.

You’ll get 12 sessions of weekly coaching (weather dependent) at Mt. Sima wrapping up with the Yukon Champsionships.

Required Skill Level: You should be comfortable riding the snowboardcross track and many of the freestyle features in the Coyote Park at Mt. Sima, in addition to be looking to improve your skills in a coached environment.

LTAD Stage: 4 & 5
Approximate Age: 12+
When: Saturdays, January 7 – March 18
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Mt. Sima
Fee: $340

Please Note: This year’s Weekly On-snow Comp Team fee has been reduced. Daily coaching fees for Camps & Comps will now be calculated in individual camp fees.

Not Included: Advanced Competitor Membership, lift tickets, snowboard, helmet, travel expenses, coaching at camps

Minimum 8 participants


COMP TEAM – ALL-IN-EARLY-BIRD

Save $80 by registering for all Comp Team dryland and on-snow programs by September 30, 2016.

Including: Comp Team Trampoline, Trick Dev, Strength & Conditioning, Yoga, and On-Snow Comp Team

Fee: $1,200

Please register and pay by September 30, 2016

Dryland Programs

YOGA

Yoga is practiced during the snowboard season to maintain strength and balance in addition to continuing to improve flexibility. Yoga also helps to develop good breathing technique and mental focus, which is key to success in competition.

Approximate Age: 11+
When: Mondays, January 9 – March 13
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Where: Grey Mountain Primary School Gym
Fee: $80

Minimum 6 participants


TRAMPOLINE – TRICK DEVELOPMENT

In this new intensive program, focus is on mastering freestyle maneuvers on the trampoline during the winter season.

Comp Team riders will work in small groups with their coaches to perfect the tricks that they are learning on-snow.

Comp Team only.

Approximate Age: 12+
When: Fridays, January 13 – March 17
Time: TBD
Where: YFSA trampoline facility
Fee: $160

Minimum 6 participants


STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Strong, fit snowboarders achieve their goals more quickly and are less susceptible to injury.

Sessions are planned and led by a strength and conditioning trainer from Better Bodies and supervised by Snowboard Yukon coaches.

All riders are welcome.

Approximate Age: 11+
When: Tuesdays, September 6 – March 14
(No classes December 20 & 27, and January 3)
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Where: Better Bodies
Fee: $360 (Full season)
$180 (from January – March)
No additional gym fees.

Minimum 8 participants


TRAMPOLINE – AIR, BALANCE & FLEXIBILITY

Snowboarders benefit from balance and air awareness training in the pre-season.

Under the direction of trained coaches, the riders use various gymnastics apparatuses including the trampoline to discover how to manipulate their bodies in the three axis of movement and improve balance in an environment with lower consequences than on snow. This program also develops core strength and flexibility.

SHREDDERS TRAMPOLINE

Approximate Age: 9+
When: Mondays, September 12 – December 12
(No classes on October 10)
Time: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Where: Polarettes Gymnastics
(Vanier High School, Riverdale)
Fee: $220

Minimum 6 participants

COMP TEAM TRAMPOLINE

Approximate Age: 12+
When: Mondays, September 12 – December 12
(No classes on October 10)
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Where: Polarettes Gymnastics
(Vanier High School, Riverdale)
Fee: $260

Minimum 6 participants

Comp Team – Camps & Comps

Intensive training and competition experiences provide riders with access to more extensive terrain and features, exposure to competing amongst a larger field of athletes, builds friendships within the team, and bridges to the broader Canadian snowboard community.

Outside camps and competitions are designed for riders who are registered in the Weekly On-snow Comp Team program.

Camp Fees: On average camps cost $230 per rider, per night.

Camp fees includes daily coaching fee, accommodation, lift ticket, ground transport and athlete portion of travel coaches’ expenses.

In addition, athletes are responsible for airfare, competition entry fees, food, and travel insurance.

Camp fees and details are published here at least one month prior to the camp start date. Fees are due one week prior to departure. Following the camp any additional expenses/refunds will be reconciled and divided amongst the participants.


We’re working on the following Camps & Comps for this season. Check back here for camp details.

NOVEMBER
MT. SIMA
Pre-season Training

DECEMBER, 14–18
WHISTLER, B.C.
Pre-season Training
Download the info sheet: 2016-whistler-camp-info-sheet.pdf.

FEBRUARY 3–4+
COP, ALBERTA
Mid-season Training & Slopestyle Comp

MARCH 3–5+
BIG WHITE, B.C.
Season-end Training & BC Provincials Slopestyle & Snowboardcross

APRIL
TBD
Season-end Training & Banked Slalom Comp

JUNE
WHISTLER, B.C.
Summer Glacier Training