Wheat Ridge Winter Session: Little Shredders

Wheat Ridge Winter Session: Little Shredders

from 200.00
  • Ages: 2.5 – 5 years

  • 45 minutes

  • Drop-off class

  • Ski or board skill development

  • All gear included

 

Sessions currently open for registration:

  • Winter Session - Full (January 7th - April 14th / 12 weeks) for $300 (weekday class) or $350 (weekend class)

  • Winter Session - First Half (January 7th - February 17th / 6 weeks) for $200

    • First Half enrollees will be given the option to retain their spot for the Second Half (weekday for additional $150; weekend for additional $175)

  • There will be NO CLASSES from February 18-24 or from March 25-31

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

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Class Overview

Learning to ski and snowboard can be a difficult process. Even after a few lessons, further practiced is required to strengthen skills and to maintain long-term interest. Our classes are designed to introduce and strengthen skiing and snowboarding fundamentals for children of all ability levels. 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 Little Shredder curriculum is play-based.  Kids learn by moving with their gear on in a fun and safe environment.  In addition to learning the technical aspects of skiing and riding, Little Shredders learn about mountain safety, practice simulating getting on and off a chairlift, and much more.


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.

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 Little Shredder 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