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Locals’ Kids Programs

2013-14 Programs

For the best, most current info, open this Registration Packet PDF.

Pre Kindergarten Ski Program

Ropers 4 to 5-year olds

Ski Program

Rappers – K-2nd Graders

Rippers -3rd-5th Graders

Rallyers – 6th-8th Graders

Rallyers – 9th-12th Graders

Snowboard Program

Please print and complete then drop off, mail, or scan and email the following:

Welcome Letter, Registration form, Snow King waiver

 

For Scholarship information, check out www.DougCoombsFoundation.org for folks who want to get their kids into skiing. Since they raise all the funds themselves, if you are in a position to contribute/donate, please check out the website and support the cause in whatever way you can.

2013-2014 Kids Local’s Program News

Thank you for your interest in the Snow King Sports School Local’s Programs for 2013-2014!

We are excited to guide your children in developing a passion for winter, for Snowsports and for the mountain environment. As you will notice we offer programs from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in order to take advantage of the only night skiing in the valley. Our Saturday programs are designed to provide options for families who are busy during the weekday evening hours. Our hope is to provide an opportunity for all our local children to learn!

Transportation: Teton County School District now provides Activity Bus access to Snow King from all of the in-town schools. In order for your kid(s) to ride the bus, you’ll need to go to the Bus Barn (TCSD Transportation Office) to sign them up in person. The ‘Bus Barn’ is off of Gregory Lane. We’ll have a bus greeter to meet kids as they arrive and help them find equipment, get changed into their boots, meet up with their instructor, and get out on snow.

Equipment Storage: The school district does not allow skis and poles on the buses. Parents may drop off skis at any time during the day in the vicinity of the bottom of the rope tow. Or, NEW this year, we will be providing ski/board storage for kids at two locations convenient to where the kids get dropped off and picked up.

Our Beginner Area Rope Tow is located alongside Snow King Avenue. This provides beginners with user-friendly terrain ideal for developing skills to take up the hill. Come watch your child learn to ski or ride.

Snowboard: Our expanded Snowboard Program happens on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons (non-ski program days) so children can have a chance to learn to ski and to snowboard. Check out Snowboarding this winter at “The King”!

We know that finding recreation dollars can be difficult these days, but we do offer the best value compared to the surrounding resorts. Our pricing is very reasonable, especially when you consider our convenient location and experienced instructor staff. Snow King has played a large role in developing many life-long enthusiasts of winter sports, as well as world class skier and riders. Please continue to support your local Town Hill so that it can continue to support ski and ride education for the local and visitor alike.

Again, thank you for your interest and if you should require any other information please contact us here at the Mountain Sports School. Links to registration forms are at the top of this page.

Let’s make this another great season!

Sincerely,

Scotty McGee
Director, Snow King Mountain Sports School
scott.mcgee@snowkingmountainresort.com

Program pricing and Registration Forms

ROPERS: PRE-KINDERGARTEN SKI PROGRAM

4 and 5 year olds

•                Children Must Have Been Born Before JANUARY 1, 2010!

•                Children Must be Potty Trained, and Must Have Own Gear

•                Season-Long ‘Lesson Pass’ included.

This program is designed for younger children who may need more individual attention, more time on the Rope Tow and a shorter lesson commitment. Our caring instructors will introduce the basics of skiing in a calm and controlled environment at our Rope Tow alongside Snow King Avenue in front of the Snow King Hotel. This terrain is quite gentle, and has no through traffic, resulting in a better learning environment.

This is the perfect age for kids to get into skiing, so bring them to The King for a great time!

ROPERS: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays – 11 Weeks plus Carnival

Price:     $220 – 1 day/wk    $420 – 2 days/wk    $620 – 3 days/wk

Tuesday Dates:        Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 – Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 - March 4, 11, 18    11:00 am-12:00 pm

Thursday Dates:      Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30 – Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 – March 6, 13, 20, 22  2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Saturday Dates:       Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 – March 1, 8, 15, 22     12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Spring Carnival:                 Saturday, March 22nd, 10am-2pm

 

RAPPERS, RIPPERS AND RALLYERS: K+ THROUGH 12th SKI PROGRAM

NEW PROGRAM OPTIONS! More skiing! Longer season! More Fun!

‘Long Season’ starts on Dec 14 and runs for 2.5 hours on Saturday mornings starting at 9:45. This option is our best value, and maximizes instruction time, whether you choose Tue, Thu, Sat, or some combination of days. While it does cost more overall, it is less per hour of coaching.

‘Short Season’ starts on January 4 and runs 2 hours on Saturday afternoons starting at 12:30.

Either of the above can be combined with 2 hour Tuesday and Thursday afternoon programs that start at 3:45.

We now have four age groups that correspond to school grades, and Activity Bus dropoff times on weekdays. Saturday programs run 2.5 hours from 9:45 til 12:15.

Rappers (5 years and Older)               Children must have been born before Jan. 1, 2009

Rippers (3rd-5th graders)

Rallyers (6th-8th and 9th – 12th)

•                All Students Must Have Own Gear

•                2 Hour Lift Ticket is Included

Our ski programs welcome all abilities of skiers. Whether your child has never skied before, is working through wedging, or is stepping it up in the terrain park our engaging and caring instructors will teach them about safety on the mountain, have tons of fun and improve their skills!

Come take advantage of the convenience of Snow King and the only after school skiing in Jackson!

Ski Program Times – 11 or 14 Weeks plus Carnival

Tuesday Nights:                 3:45pm-5:45pm     (6th-12th grades start at 4:30)

Long Season:      Dec. 17, 24, 31 PLUS Short Season dates

Short Season:     Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 – Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 - March 4, 11, 18, 22     

 

Thursday Nights:               3:45pm-5:45pm     (6th-12th grades start at 4:30)

Long Season:      Dec. 19, 26, Jan. 2 PLUS Short Season dates

Short Season:     Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30 – Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 – March 6, 13, 20, 22

 

Saturday Mornings (Long Season):       9:45pm-12:15pm

Long Season:      Dec. 14, 21, 28 plus Sat. dates below

 

Saturday (Short Season):       12:30pm-2:30pm

Short Season:     Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 – March 1, 8, 15, 22

Ski Program Options

Long Season – 2.5 Hours/Week  on Saturday Mornings                                                                       $485   37.5 Total Hours

Short Season – 2 Hours/Week  Choose:   Tuesday OR Thursday OR Saturday Afternoons  $310      24 Total Hours

Long Season – 4.5 Hours/Week  Choose:   Tuesday AND Thursday Nights OR One Night AND Saturday Mornings                                                                                                                                                                                                       $810      65.5 Total Hours

Short Season - 4 Hours/Week  Choose:  
Tuesday AND Thursday Nights OR One Night AND Saturday                                                                     $570      46 Total Hours

Long Season – 6.5 Hours/Week  Choose:   Tues. AND Thurs. nights AND Saturday Mornings  $995      93.5 Total Hours    BEST DEAL!

Short Season – 6 Hours/Week  Choose:  Tues. AND Thurs. nights AND Saturday Afternoons
$795      68 Total Hours

Don’t forget Spring Carnival!  Saturday, March 22nd, 10pm-2pm

 

SNOWBOARD PROGRAM

6 years and Older – For Children born before Jan. 1, 2009

•                All Children Must Have Own Gear

•                2 Hour Lift Ticket is Included

We are proud to expand our snowboarding program to give additional opportunities to learn snowboarding. Check out our halftime program, where locals can now learn snowboarding without the season long commitment to lessons. If you are able to commit to the entire season, you’ll be excited to see the traditional program is a great value.

All abilities of riders are welcome. Whatever your child’s current level, after their sessions with our qualified Snowboard Instructors they will be tearing it up on the King!

 

Traditional Snowboard Program Times – 11 Weeks plus Carnival

Wednesday Nights:          3:45pm-5:45pm

Saturday Afternoons:          1:00pm-3:00pm

Traditional Snowboard Program Options

2 Hours/Week  Choose:    Wednesday OR Saturday                              $310    24 Total Hours

4 Hours/Week  Choose:    Sign up for both weekly lessons!              $570      46 Total Hours

Traditional Snowboard Program Dates

Wednesday Dates:            Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29 – Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 – March 5, 12, 19, 22

Saturday Dates:                    Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25 – Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 – March 1, 8, 15, 22

Don’t forget Spring Carnival!  Saturday, March 22nd, 10pm-2pm

REGISTRATION PACKET
Mountain Sports School Contact Information
Phone : (307) 734-3188
Email : school@snowkingmountainresort.com

Hours : 9:30am – 4:00pm, Tue – Sun

Mountain Sports School Director : Scott McGee

 

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