Wheat Ridge Post-Season Session: Ski + Board School

Wheat Ridge Post-Season Session: Ski + Board School

from 125.00
  • Ages: 5 – 10 years (exceptions can be made for younger ages)

  • 45 or 60 minutes

  • Ski or board skill development

  • Mountain Experience welcome, but not required


Sessions currently open for registration:

  • Weekday Post-Season (April 15th - May 24th / 6 classes) for $150

  • Weekend Post-Season (April 20th - May 19th / 5 classes) for $125

*There are NO CLASSES on Memorial Day Weekend (May 25th-26th)!
For this reason, there are only 5 weeks available for WEEKEND classes, while there are 6 weeks available for WEEKDAY classes!

With any questions on registration, please call (720) 366-3900 or email wheatridge@shredderski.com 

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Class Overview

The Ski and Board School curriculum is designed to take kids to the next level. Learning to ski and snowboard can be a difficult process. Even after a few lessons, further practice is required to strengthen skills and to maintain long-term interest. Shredder makes practice and repetition possible year-round, enabling kids to gain more confidence, progress faster on the mountain, and maximize their time with their families.

Our professionally developed Ski and Board School curriculum focuses more on the technical aspects of skiing and riding, since these kids are typically more independent and have more knowledge of the mountain.

In addition to learning the technical aspects of skiing and riding,  Shredders learn about mountain safety, practice simulating getting on and off a chairlift, and much more.

Boot Warm-Up & Skill Drills

Kids learn to walk, balance, and get comfortable with boots on. In addition to improving balance, boot warm-ups reinforces better habits on the slopes. Ski & Board School participants will additionally work on athletic development and coordination while in the gear.

Kids will be introduced to the core fundamentals of skiing and snowboarding both on the ground and on the different sized slopes.  Each Little Shredder will progress at their own rate.  Depending on ability, kids will be introduced to and/or perform specific balance, edging, pressure, and rotary skill drills.

Additional Information

  • Small shredder-to-instructor ratio (typically no more than 1 instructor to 4 kids)

  • All Ski & Board School classes are drop-off; while parents are welcome to stay, they are encouraged to wait in our lobby or outdoor areas. If you feel your child may have difficulty with the initial drop off, contact Shredder to discuss some transition strategies before the classes begin.

  • Kids can ski or snowboard - please speak with Shredder for more details

  • Children are grouped within classes based on age and ability level

  • Flexible make-up policy

  • Limited refund policy

  • Free Open Gym when enrolled in a session