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The Rainbow Snow Sports Academy

Develop your skills?

Calling all Skiers and Snowboarders! The Snowsports Academy is our seasonal alpine adventure programme, developing your skills so you can be the best skier and snowboarder possible.

If you are aged between 4-17 yrs old, and you’re an intermediate/advanced skier or snowboarder, then this is the programme for you!
We will build on your skills and confidence and take you to a whole new level of greatness, in a fun and open atmosphere.

Participants will ski or snowboard with the same instructor, and a group of similar age and ability each Sunday.

The Snowsports Academy squads are: Freeride, Race or Freestyle – you choose the one that you love and want to train for the winter.

Price & Duration

  • Every Sunday for 10 weeks – Starting 15th July 2018.
  • Full day - $525 - 5hrs on snow 9am – 3pm (1hr supervised lunch) *lunch not included
  • Half day - $385 - 3hrs on snow 9am- 12pm

How to register  
To register, just download and complete the Snowsports Academy registration form, then send it back to us at admin@skirainbow.co.nz . Check out the ability level chart here.

The 3 Snow Sports Academy squad options are:

Freeride (Skiers aged 4-17yrs and Snowboarders 8-17yrs)
The Freeride squad’s focus is to make you the best all round, all mountain skier or snowboarder possible. We’ll explore all that Rainbow has to offer with its terrain, show you the best spots on the mountain all while building on your confidence and skill.
What’s included?

    • ‘Rainbow Snowsports Academy’ hoodie and beanie.
    • 10 Sundays of coaching (either half day or full day).
    • Supervised lunch (Full day only)
    • Consistency of instructor.
    • Lift line priority.

Freestyle (Skiers and Snowboarders 8-17yrs)
The Freestyle Squad is 100% freestyle focused. Using natural features and or park features we’ll get you throwing down new tricks, from boxes to rails and everything in between while you shred Rainbow.
To be part of this squad you must already have some freestyle experience and be a confident all mountain skier or snowboarder.
What’s included?

    • ‘Rainbow Snowsports Academy’ hoodie and beanie.
    • 10 Sundays of coaching.
    • Supervised lunch
    • Consistency of instructor.
    • Lift line priority.

Race - Ski only (skiers 8-17yrs)
The Race Team is 100% race focused, we’ll use a combination of training in and out of gates to improve your technique, skill and confidence over the duration of winter. This will be perfect for those who want to compete in club or school events.
We encourage all our athletes to participate in as many events as possible to experience the thrill of the competition atmosphere.
What’s included?

    • ‘Rainbow Snowsports Academy’ hoodie and beanie.
    • 10 Sundays of coaching.
    • Gate training every Sunday (weather/snow dependent)
    • Supervised lunch
    • Consistency of instructor.
    • Lift line priority.

NOTE:

  • Helmets are required to participate in the Rainbow Snowsports Academy.
  • Programme fees do not cover lift passes or rental equipment.
  • We require a minimum of 4 registrations per group for that group to proceed, if we have fewer than the minimum required the timing of the programme would change appropriately.
  • A monetary refund will only occur in the case of injury or illness with a doctor’s certificate.
  • All cancellations will be subject to a $25 administration fee, in the form of a Rainbow credit voucher. Any cancellations within 24hrs prior to the programme starting will not be eligible for credit.