Funatics Ski Program

8 Week Program: Ages 7 -14

** If you are interested in the 2021/22 Funatics program, please visit the multi-week kids' pass and lesson program page. Thank you!  **


Keep your kids fired up about skiing or snowboarding with Funatics, our 8 week program for skiers and snowboarders, ages 7-14! Get them connected with a group of skiers of similar ability and they'll have blast spending eight weeks exploring all that the mountain has to offer. The group and their coach stay together for the entire program to maximize the fun AND the learning.

Snowboard Funatics is offered on Saturdays only. Ski Funatics is offered Saturday or Sunday. The Funatics package includes a Junior Season Pass, Gear check, and public race course privileges. Lessons go from 9:30am - 3:30pm. Program starts January 9 & 10, 2021 with no classes on MLK or Presidents' Weekends.

  • Saturdays $640
  • Sundays $600
  • Preregistration required, there is a $50 Late registration fee for signups after December 15.
  • A registration form must be filled out by Nov. 15 so we can form groups with instructors and levels.

Funatics Levels:

When purchasing your Funatics program for your child, you will be asked to identify their current ability level. Please use the following for reference: 

LEVEL 3 -
Skier: Skiing comfortably on all green terrain and easy blue terrain beyond Musical Chairs.
Snowboarder:  NOT 1st Timers, can slide on heal and toe-side.

LEVEL 5 -
Skier: Turning parallel only occasionally in a wedge on Ridge Run and other blue slopes.
Snowboarder: Able to link toe and heal-side turns on easier terrain.

LEVEL 7 -
Skier: Always turning parallel, rarely in a wedge, except on more difficult terrain (Ridge Run, Great Divide, and Zip Down).
Snowboarder: Able to link toe and heel edge turns on most terrain. Can ride switch on easier terrain.

LEVEL 9-
Skier: Always turning parallel on all terrain at a safe pace (Pend Oreille, JR, Hollywood). Can vary turn shape and dynamics to adjust for different terrain and snow conditions (powder, bumps, trees, steeps.)
Snowboarder:  Able to link toe and heel edge turns on all terrain. Can ride switch on more difficult terrain. Can vary turn shape to adjust for different terrain and snow conditions (powder, bumps, trees, steeps.)

LEVEL 9+ -
Skier: Always dynamic parallel on all terrain at a safe pace (KMAX, Pucci’s Chute). Can vary turn shape and dynamics to adjust for different terrain and snow conditions (excellent in powder, bumps, trees, steeps, chutes, terrain park features).
Snowboarder: Links dynamic turns on all terrain. Can ride switch, olly on demand and vary turn shape and dynamics to adjust for different terrain and snow conditions (excellent in powder, bumps, trees, steeps, chutes, terrain park features.) 

 

Ready to sign up for 2021/22? 

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** Please note that there is no supervised lunch option this year due to Covid restrictions. Please see our Covid Health & Safety page for more information. ** 

Purchased a Funatics program already? Make sure to complete the  online registration form for your child or children before the program starts in January! Thank you! 

For more information or to sign up, please call us at 208.255.3070 or email  lessons@schweitzer.com