Kids Programs

2016-2017 Program information.

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Wee Warrior

An exciting way to introduce your little one to an outdoor activity that will build confidence that will last a lifetime. 8 week program starts on Saturday January 7th or Sunday January 8th and runs until March 4th or 5th. Programs DO NOT run on Family Day weekend.

Wee Warrior 1hr
Kids that are 3 and 4 years old that have never skied before are 1hr in length

1hr start times 10am, 11:15am and 1pm

Saturday Sunday
8 Week 3-4 Year Olds 1 Hour $199 $199

Season passes not included with program.

Wee Warrior 2hr
4 & 5 year olds that have taken the 1hr Wee Warrior or 1 hour Mini Mite program with us.

Start times 10am or 1pm

Saturday Sunday
8 week 4 -5 year olds 2hr $299 $299

Season passes not included with program.

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Weekend Warriors

Introducing your little ones to new and exciting terrain. They will gain confidence and make friends as they explore areas of Mount Norquay they never thought they would experience. This all-day program that starts at 10 am and runs until 3 pm. The price includes a supervised lunch with their instructor (meal not included).

8 week program starts on Saturday January 7th or Sunday January 8th to March 4th or  5th. Programs DO NOT run on Family Day weekend..

Saturdays Sundays
8 Weekend Warriors 6-12 $499 $499

Season passes not included with program.

Norquay Free Riders

The focus is on safe and steep tactics that will help propel them into future instructors, future Olympians or just better skiers/ snowboarders. The Free Riders are taught by Norquay’s most experienced instructors. This all-day program that starts at 10 am and runs until 3 pm. The price includes a supervised lunch with their instructor.

8 week program starts on Saturday January 7th or Sunday January 8th to March 4th or  5th Programs don’t run on Family day weekend.

Saturdays Sundays
8 Weekend Norquay Free Riders 13-17 $499 $499

Season passes not included with program.

Calgary Bus Add On

Weekend Warriors bus program is the longest running of its kind in Alberta. Your kids will be fully chaperoned from the time they get on the bus to the time they get back to Calgary. The price includes return bus for their 8 lessons and supervised lunch. This program starts Jan 7th or 8th.

8 Weekend Warrior 6-12 $300 (on top of program)
8 Weekend Norquay Free Riders 13-17 $300 (on top of program)
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Weekend Privates

Experience our amazing weekend programs with one on one instruction. Weekend Privates are available for ages 3 to 16 and all ability levels. New to the sport? We’ll teach your children the way of the mountain! And for our more advanced students, they’ll explore areas of Mount Norquay they never thought they would experience.

8 week program starts on Saturday January 7th or Sunday January 8th to March 4th or  5th. Programs DO NOT run on Family Day weekend.

1 HR 2 HR 4 HR
8 Weekend Privates $399 $649 $999

10:00am spots Saturdays & Sundays SOLD OUT

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 Mini Mites

Join our Mini Mite program for fun on the snow with our kids’ pros! This program is geared towards children 3-5 years of age with no experience, to those that can rip the whole mountain. With fun games, friendly faces and lots of laughs – we aim to provide a positive introduction to the sport and give your children a memorable learning experience. Group sizes are 3 kids per 1 instructor.

Mini Mite Group Lesson  3 to 5 yr olds

8 weeks: Jan 9th to the week of Mar 6th excluding Family day Monday

Lesson times will be 10am, 11:15am or 1pm – Monday, Tuesday or Friday.

8 weeks (1hr) $159
8 weeks (2hr)** $279

**available by request – 3 children minimum required. Please contact Snow School directly.

Mini Mite Private Lesson  3 to 5 yr olds

8 weeks or 4 weeks: Starting Jan 9th excluding Family day Monday

Lesson times will be available hourly, Monday to Thursday only
Fixed pricing based on 1 and/or 2 children

4 weeks (1hr) $129  extra child $69
4 weeks (2hr) $259  extra child $129
8 weeks (1hr) $259  extra child $129
8 weeks (2hr) $499  extra child $199

Mini Mite Private Groups  3 to 5 yr olds

8 weeks: Jan 9th to the week of Mar 6th excluding Family day Monday

Lesson times will be available hourly, Monday to Thursday only
Fixed pricing based on groups of  3-4 children

8 weeks (1hr) $145 per child
8 weeks (2hr) $255 per child

 

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*daycare options available 1hr before and/or 1hr after lessons

To book or to learn more please call 403-760-7706 or email snowschool@banffnorquay.com

Program Cancellation and Changes

Changes to programs can be made up to December 10th 2016

Refunds:
Refunds will be issued at any time if you cancel before Nov 10th 2016. There will be a $50.00 admin fee.
There will be $100.00 admin fee for cancellations after November 10th 2016.
There will be no refunds after December 10th 2016.

In case of extreme weather lessons will be extended to another weekend. Temperatures at Banff Mt Norquay must be below -20 Degrees Celsius at lesson time. If driving is classified unsafe on the following websites or RCMP are not advising driving, lessons will be extended to another weekend.

www.amaroadreports.ca | www.511.alberta.ca

 

 

Ability Levels

SKI

Level 1

Never Skied Before

Level 2

Been Once or Twice Familiar with sliding.
Familiar with equipment use.
Familiar with Magic Carpet lift.

Level 3

Can Stop and Turn on Magic Carpet.
Confident stopping on beginner terrain.
Confident turning on beginner terrain.
Confident use of Magic Carpet.

Level 4

Confident on Green Terrain.
Can stop in a snowplow on green terrain.
Can turn confidently in a snowplow on green terrain.
Familiar with use of chairlifts.

Level 5

Confident on Blue Terrain.
Comfortable turning and stopping on blue terrain.
Can parallel turn on green terrain.
Can hockey stop on green terrain.
Familiar with use of all types of lifts.

Level 6

Confident on Black Terrain.
Comfortable turning and stopping on black terrain.
Can parallel turn on blue terrain.
Comfortable in trees & bumps on blue terrain.
Can hockey stop on blue terrain.

Level 7

Confident anywhere on the mountain.
Can ski double black diamond terrain.
Parallel turns and hockey stops on Black terrain.
Comfortable in bumps on black terrain.
Comfortable in tighter tree runs, on black terrain.

SNOWBOARD*

Level 1

Has never snowboarded before

Level 2

Has snowboarded once or twice.
Can side slip on the magic carpet on toe/heel edge.
Can stop in control on beginner terrain.
Comfortable on Magic Carpet.

Level 3

Comfortable on beginner terrain.
Can pendulum left and right on toe/heel edge on green terrain.
Can stop with control on green terrain.
Can turn left/right on green terrain (not yet linking turns).

Level 4

Comfortable on Green Terrain.
Can link turns on green terrain.
Can pendulum toe/heel edge on blue terrain.
Can stop with control on blue terrain.

Level 5

Comfortable on Blue Terrain.
Can link turns on blue terrain.
Can pendulum toe/heel edge on black terrain.
Can stop with control on black terrain.

Level 6

Comfortable on Black Terrain.
Can link turns on black terrain.
Can link turns in moguls on blue terrain.
Some knowledge of small terrain park features.

Level 7

Comfortable anywhere on the mountain.
Can link turns on any terrain.
Can link turns in moguls on black terrain.
Can link turns in treed areas.
Basic knowledge of terrain park features and skills.

*(Only Ages 8+ for Group Lessons)