Freeride Part-Time Program

FREERIDE PART-TIME WEEKEND TEAM  (Ages 13-18)

A successful participant in this program comes with very strong recreational skier skills or is moving up from our Rookie Team. The athlete is able to ski the black trails or better! This skier has an aggressive athletic mindset and is looking forward to competing in Regional and National IFSA events.  Competition and team trips can be an awesome experience and a great way to explore new mountains.  Some athletes may not be into competing, which is fine, but we do encourage everyone to give it a try.

Freeride Full-Time Programs

FREERIDE FULL-TIME HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 9-12)

This program is for young athletes in grades 9-12 who are ready to commit to achieving their highest potential in skiing. The expectations of athletes in this program are high for their age. This group will have more specialized training geared toward the skill base needed in freeride. However, programming for this team will still have a broad focus encompassing everything from carving turns, moguls and all-mountain skiing to spending time in the terrain park. More specifically in the early season, we will work to enhance the athlete’s general freeskiing ability with focused freeskiing, practice drills, fundamentals, general all mountain terrain skiing and carving drills. Athletes will be enrolled in an intense dryland schedule in the fall. There is also off-snow training where we use our VSSA trampoline facilities. We will focus on air awareness skills and basic acrobatics in relation to the competitive sport of freeskiing. Fun is a top priority, as well as team camaraderie and sportsmanship. The athlete will be held to a high standard of character, courage and commitment.

FREERIDE FULL-TIME MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 5-8)

This full-time program is designed to take freeskiers in 5th through 8th grade who already have a solid foundation of competition experience and help them be the best they can be. Top-end coaches utilize the most progressive techniques to achieve results at the next level in freeride. We believe in building a solid foundation of fundamental freeskiing and using that foundation to help athletes challenge themselves every day to be the best freerider they can be. We do this by establishing positive relationships, providing individual support and creating a safe and fun environment to push boundaries.

FREERIDE FULL-TIME 4 DAY 

FOR FREERIDE FULL-TIME 4 DAY ATHLETES IN GRADES 2 THROUGH 6 – This freeride full-time 4 day program is designed for athletes in 2nd-6th grade who want to advance in their sport and have fun doing it with exposure to park and pipe along with freeride. This 2nd through 6th grade program is a pipeline to either the Freeride Full-Time Middle School program or the Freeride Full-Time High School program.

FOR FREERIDE FULL-TIME 4 DAY ATHLETES IN GRADES 7 AND ABOVE –  This freeride full-time 4 day program is designed for athletes in grades 7 and above who are athletically ready to be a part of the Freeride Full-Time Middle School team or Freeride Full-Time High School team and who have a focus on competitions, but are unable to commit to full-time training throughout the season.

We pride ourselves on providing industry-leading coaching, sharing our love of the sport with our athletes and seeing them develop into not only the best skiers they can be, but more importantly, the best people they can be.

FREERIDE POST GRAD TEAM

The Freeride Post Grad Team is for post grad athletes committed to training with our team.  Whether they are nominated to a national team, or still competing at a high level, we can ensure quality training during the regular season with the SSCV Freeride Full-Time High School team and coaching at competitions that SSCV coaches are otherwise at with the SSCV Freeride Full-Time High School team members. We understand at this level a PG athlete could have other obligations with national teams and sponsors so there is a lot more freedom to attend our training as needed.  This option ensures three days of coaching a week and coaching for all competitions that SSCV coaches are otherwise at with the SSCV Freeride Full-Time High School team members.

FREERIDE POST GRAD TEAM PLUS

The Freeride Post Grad Team Plus program is the same as the Freeride Post Grad Team but allows for training every day during the regular season that the SSCV Freeride Full-Time High School team is on snow.  Plus, all dryland and off season training the SSCV Freeride Full-Time High School team is attending including, flybed tramps, super tramp, pump track, mini ramp, rail garden with tow rope, and Minturn Fitness Center. 

Freeride Part-Time Weekend Team (Ages 13-18)

On-Snow Dates: early December through late March as calendared

Sport Pipeline: Regional competitions take place at locations such as Breckenridge, Sunlight, Winter Park, Crested Butte, Aspen and here at Vail. These events are affiliated with IFSA ­ – the rocky regional event series that is here in Colorado.

Ski Days: Saturdays, Sundays, competitions as calendared

  • On-snow dates are weather dependent.

Trampoline nights: early December through late March on Friday nights at VSSA in Minturn as calendared

Freeride Full-Time High School (9th-12th grade)

On-Snow Dates: early November through mid-April as calendared

Conditioning: 5 days a week beginning late August through early November (which includes trampoline and mountain bike  training) and continues 2 days a week in May as calendared

Sport Pipeline: Competitions will have a regional focus with a few national competition opportunities. Competitions take place at locations such as Breckenridge, Sunlight, Winter Park, Crested Butte, Aspen, Squaw Valley, Grand Targhee, Snowbird and Taos. The events will be affiliated with IFSA in its Rocky Regional Series.

Ski Days: 5 days a week as calendared

  • On-snow dates are weather dependent.

Freeride Full-Time Middle School (Grades 5-8)

On-Snow Dates: early November through mid-April as calendared

Conditioning: 5 days a week beginning late August through early November (which includes trampoline and mountain bike  training) and continues 2 days a week in May as calendared

Sport Pipeline: Competitions will primarily have a regional focus with a few national competition opportunities.  Competitions take place at locations such as Breckenridge, Sunlight, Winter Park, Crested Butte, Aspen, Squaw Valley, Grand Targhee, Snowbird and Taos. The IFSA events will be affiliated with IFSA’s Rocky Regional Series.

Ski Days: 5 days a week as calendared

  • On-snow dates are weather dependent.

Freeride Full-Time 4 Day

On-Snow Dates: mid-November through mid-April as calendared

Sport Pipeline:

FOR FREERIDE FULL-TIME 4 DAY ATHLETES IN GRADES 2 THROUGH 6 – This program allows athletes to choose from regional USASA freeski competitions and IFSA competitions with a regional focus . IFSA competitions take place at locations such as Breckenridge, Sunlight, Winter Park, Crested Butte, Aspen, Squaw Valley, Grand Targhee, Snowbird and Taos. The IFSA events will be affiliated with IFSA’s Rocky Regional Series.

FOR FREERIDE FULL-TIME 4 DAY ATHLETES IN GRADES 7 AND ABOVE – This program allows athletes to be on the same sports pipeline as noted above under the Freeride Full-Time High School program or the Freeride Full-Time Middle School program, as applicable, based on their current grade.

Ski Days: 4 days a week as calendared

  • On-snow dates are weather dependent.

Trampoline: Friday evenings early November through late March as calendared


Freeride Post Grad Team

On-Snow Dates: early November through mid-April as calendared

Conditioning: none

Sport Pipeline: Competitions will have a regional focus with a few national competition opportunities. Competitions take place at locations such as Breckenridge, Sunlight, Winter Park, Crested Butte, Aspen, Squaw Valley, Grand Targhee, Snowbird and Taos. The events will be affiliated with IFSA in its Rocky Regional Series.

Ski Days: 3 days a week of training as calendared and coaching for all competitions that SSCV coaches are otherwise at with SSCV Freeride Full-Time High School team members

  • On-snow dates are weather dependent.

Freeride Post Grad Team Plus

On-Snow Dates: early November through mid-April as calendared

Conditioning: 5 days a week beginning late August through early November (which includes trampoline and mountain bike  training) and continues 2 days in May as calendared

Sport Pipeline: Competitions will have a regional focus with a few national competition opportunities. Competitions take place at locations such as Breckenridge, Sunlight, Winter Park, Crested Butte, Aspen, Squaw Valley, Grand Targhee, Snowbird and Taos. The events will be affiliated with IFSA in its Rocky Regional Series.

Ski Days: 5 days a week as calendared

  • On-snow dates are weather dependent.

Freeride Part-Time Weekend Team  (Ages 13-18)

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $6,050

Colorado Resident Fee: $5,040

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on  the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 100 points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

**Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for part-time athletes: Part-time athletes are strongly encouraged to take part in our uniform program. Uniform details and purchase instructions coming soon.

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.

Freeride Full-Time High School (9th-12th grade)

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $16,590

Colorado Resident Fee: $13,880

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on  the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 120  points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

**Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are strongly encouraged to take part in our uniform program. Uniform details and purchase instructions coming soon.

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.

Freeride Full-Time Middle School (Grades 5-8)

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $12,830

Colorado Resident Fee: $10,750

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 120  points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

**Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are strongly encouraged to take part in our uniform program. Uniform details and purchase instructions coming soon.

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.

Freeride Full-Time 4 Day 

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $8,390

Colorado Resident Fee: $7,040

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 110  points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

**Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are strongly encouraged to take part in our uniform program. Uniform details and purchase instructions coming soon.

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.

Freeride Post Grad Team

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $5,000

Colorado Resident Fee: $5,000

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on  the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 60 points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

** Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are strongly encouraged to take part in our uniform program. Uniform details and purchase instructions coming soon.

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.

Freeride Post Grad Team Plus

Program Fees:

Non-Resident Fee: $7,000

Colorado Resident Fee: $7,000

Plus $100 Membership Fee

Please see Terms & Conditions for more information on  the SSCV financial policy, pricing and volunteer requirements.

To inquire about available financial aid, click here.

Volunteer Point Requirement: You are required to complete the following volunteer points: 60 points

**If your family has more than one athlete, your points will be that of the athlete with the higher balance**

** Contributions of $5,000 or more on an unrestricted basis to SSCV’s Annual Campaign make the volunteer commitment optional. If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the CO Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then in 2022-2023 they will be required to pay the 2022-2023 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2022-2023.  If a family does not complete all of their volunteer obligations for the 2021-2022 season during the period from May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022 and the family is paying the Non-Resident Program Fee in 2021-2022, then they will be required to pay an additional amount to SSCV by May 30, 2022 equal to 20% of the 2021-2022 Non-Resident Program Fee for the child whose program has the highest volunteer point requirement in 2021-2022.

Uniform program for full-time athletes: Full-time athletes are strongly encouraged to take part in our uniform program. Uniform details and purchase instructions coming soon.

**SSCV Program Fees include only regular season on-snow training at Vail and Beaver Creek (and for snowboard, freeski park and pipe and freeride athletes at SSCV Summit County training areas and for Nordic athletes within the Vail Valley) and regular season strength and conditioning in the Vail Valley. SSCV Program Fees exclude all other fees and charges, such as but not limited to the following: early season and late season training and transportation fees and charges, all camps, all ski passes and lift tickets at all mountains, all competition entry fees, all travel, room and board charges, all governing body and association fees, all coach expenses during travel, all van fees (other than in state van fees back and forth to training or competition) and all team jackets and apparel.