Alpine Racing

Welcome to the 2014/2015 ski race season.

The Muskoka Ski Club offers a strong development program for all our alpine athletes.  We do this by being progressive in our training methods, combining sound skill development based on the principles of Long Term Athlete Development models, socialization and fun.  Our coaches are trained and certified by the CSCF, CSIA, CFSA and participate in annual technical and educational updates.

Alpine Ontario and Canadian Freestyle Ski Association collect their fees directly through an online payment service.  Please register with them before November 30, 2014

Your annual Muskoka Ski Club race fees continue to be paid directly to the club. 

 

Muskoka Ski Club race programs

 

December 27-31, 2014    Christmas camp* and race
January 3-4, 2015 10-week program commences**
March 7-8, 2014 Club Championship and MSC race awards


*Muskoka Ski Club CHRISTMAS Camp is 5 days including training and race day with awards (December 27-31 inclusive). Please read this Christmas Racing Program information sheet

**Muskoka Ski Club 10-WEEK Program is 20 training/event days commencing Saturday January 3 for 10 consecutive Saturdays and Sundays. The program concludes with the annual Muskoka Ski Club member race, family fun day and awards on March 7-8.

Muskoka Ski Club REGULAR program is 25 training/event days and includes the Christmas Camp and 10-week program.

Muskoka Ski Club FULL program is 39 training/event days and includes Regular program and 14 additional training days/evenings-- December pre-holiday weekend (December 20, 21, 22), February 13, 16 and 8 Friday afternoon/evening sessions. The FULL program is available to traveling athletes. Where possible groups of age/skill compatible athletes will be made.  Full program requires a minimum # of participants to run.

 

Download the Program Registration Form

Download the Program Descriptions, Fee Schedule & Registration Form

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS 

U 5                   Ages 3-4 as of December 31, 2014                  

Our Tiny Talent Team introduces 3-4 year olds to the fundamental skills of sliding in a fun, animated, safe and structured environment. LTAD- Gliding Start

 

U 8                   Ages 5-7 as of December 31, 2014                  

Our Talent Team introduces 5-7 year olds to the fundamental skills of sliding in a fun, animated, safe and structured environment. LTAD- Skier Essential

 

U 10                 Ages 8-9 as of December 31, 2014

U10 is our entry level skills program for ages 8-9 with an emphasis on participation rather than competition.  Teamwork and a social atmosphere are as important as technical skills (stance and balance, pivoting, edging, rhythm), introducing tactical skills (turn shape, speed) and developing well rounded ski skills.  Optional participation in Alpine Ontario/Freestyle Ontario events are available as well as traditional Alpine events. U10 Racers participate in 2-3 events and will require travel and additional race entry fees. LTAD- Skier Essentials + 

 

U 12     Alpine Race                 Ages 10-11 as of December 31, 2014

U12 Division is a traveling competitive race program.  Racers compete as a team and as individuals to help promote fun, teamwork and a competitive atmosphere. The programs objectives include developing technical skills (stance and balance, steering, pivoting, edging, rhythm), introducing tactical skills (turn shape, line in course) and developing racing skills. Athletes’ train and race in a variety of alpine disciplines including: giant slalom (GS), slalom (SL), paneled slalom (PS), stubbie slalom (stubbie) and kombi (KOM). Helmets (closed eared) are mandatory.  Additional fees may apply to Athletes choosing to compete in invitational races and events not listed on the team schedule.  LTAD- Learning to Train

 

U14      Alpine Race                 Ages 12-13 as of December 31, 2014

U14 Division is a traveling competitive race program.  U14 is made up of 2 Alpine Ontario South Divisions.  Muskoka Ski Club will enter the U14 group in a designated division.  Alpine Ontario South rules allow for athletes to compete in different divisions based on results achieved throughout the season, participation in camps and training and the race director’s recommendation.  Racers continue to compete as a group however scoring is individual. The objectives of the program include the consolidation and refinement of technical skills, the development of tactical skills and to have fun! U14 racers participate in 4-5 events. Helmets (closed eared) are mandatory.  Additional fees may apply to Athletes choosing to compete in invitational races and events not listed on the team schedule. LTAD- Learning to Race

 

U16      Alpine Race                 Ages 14-15 as of December 31, 2014

U6 Division is a traveling competitive race program. U16 is comprised of 2 Alpine Ontario South Divisions.  Muskoka Ski Club will enter the U16 group in a designated division.  Alpine Ontario South rules allow for athletes to compete in different divisions based on results achieved throughout the season, participation in camps and training and the race director’s recommendation.   Racers continue to compete as a group however scoring is individual. The objectives of the program include the consolidation and refinement of technical skills, the development of tactical skills and to have fun. U16 racers participate in 4-5 events. Helmets are mandatory.  Additional fees may apply to Athletes choosing to compete in invitational races and events not listed on the team schedule. LTAD- Learning to Race +

 

U18      Alpine Race                 Ages 16-17 as of December 31, 2014

U18 Division is a traveling competitive race program for athletes aged 16 and 17 years. U18 is a single division fully promoting individual achievement.  The LTAD objectives of the program include the consolidation and refinement of technical skills, the consolidation of tactical skills and strategies.  U16 racers participate in 4-5 events. Helmets are mandatory.  Additional fees apply to all events entered. LTAD- Training to Race

 

U 14     All Mountain Ski Program Ages 7 - 13

All mountain free skiing, Park and Race

Athletes must be competent Blue run skiers with some Black Diamond experience

This member only program is for skiers looking for an all-round ski experience including race, all mountain and terrain park disciplines.  A sound foundation of different elements of skiing will promote skiing for life or allow a participant to follow a competitive path in the future.

Typically, skiers in this program will spend their days at the Muskoka Ski Club however optional travel event days can be arranged.  Additional fees apply to all events entered.  Age/skill specific groupings will be made where possible.  LTAD- Jump & Bumps + Freestylerz

 

Freestyle Ski Program

This program spans 8 weeks beginning January 9th culminating with the Provincial Championship in Ottawa February 27th.  A significant amount training and competing takes place away from the Muskoka Ski Club.  Additional fees apply for competitive events and training at other ski areas. LTAD- Learn and Train to Compete.

 

Private Coaching         Athletes interested in additional private coaching for their racer/s can make arrangements through Bruce at the Snow School desk.  Depending on the request, daily fees range between $75-$220/ day plus expenses.  Private coaching is only available on days our program is not running and subject to available coaches.

 

Download the Program Registration Form

Download the Program Descriptions, Fee Schedule & Registration Form

 

 




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