Snowburners

 

If your young skier or snowboarder is age 4-17 and excited about the upcoming winter season, Snowburners is their gateway to learning or improving their skiing and riding skills. Snowburners participants meet once a week for 8 weeks, December–March on your choice of Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays. Students must be of age by start of class. Space is limited and classes are filled first-come, first-served.

Registration Fee

Weekday Half Day Session PM

Weekend Half Day Session AM

Weekend Full Day Session

$249

$349

$449

Snowburners Ski

Snowburners Ride

Class Times

Weekday Half Day Session (P.M.): Offered Monday (ski only), NEW! Thursday (ski only) and Friday. Class begins at 2:00 p.m. | Pick up is at 4:00 p.m.

Weekend Half Day Session (A.M.): Offered Saturdays and Sundays. Class begins at 9:00 a.m. | Pick up is at noon 

Weekend Full Day Session: Offered on Saturdays and Sundays. Class begins at 9:00 a.m. | Pick up is at 3:00 p.m. 

Class Dates

*No classes will be held on MLK Weekend January 15-18, 2021 or President’s Day Weekend Feb. 12-15, 2021*

Session

Dates

Monday

*Ski Only*
  • December 14
  • January 4, 11, 25
  • February 1, 8, 22
  • March 1

Thursday

*Ski Only*
  • December 17
  • January 7, 21, 28
  • February 4, 18, 25
  • March 4

Friday

  • December 18 
  • January 8, 22, 29
  • February 5, 19, 26
  • March 5 

Saturday

  • December 19
  • January 9, 23, 30
  • February 6, 20, 27
  • March 6

Sunday

  • December 20
  • January 10, 24, 31
  • February 7, 21, 28
  • March 7

Program Highlights

  • 8 week program allows students to progress over time with same group and instructor.
  • Build confidence, skill, and camaraderie in a safe, outdoor environment.
  • Receive a FREE season pass upon graduation, valid for the remainder of 2020/2021 season.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

  • Face coverings will be required for all participants.
  • To ensure the health and safety of students and instructors, the entire duration of each class will be held outdoors, including breaks. Please plan on dressing your child appropriately for the weather, and make necessary preparations to ensure comfort in varying conditions.
  • Class sizes will be limited to no more than 10 individuals (including instructor) per group. 
  • For full day sessions, students may choose to eat lunch with their Snowburners group or with a parent/guardian. If dining with the group, students will dine in outdoor yurts, with times staggered between groups to allow for adequate spacing. At lunch, all students will be seated at a distance.
  • For young children 4-5 years old and students who are unable to load lifts independently, please be aware that adults in the lift line or other instructors will be asked to ride with these students and assist with loading and unloading.
  • All other resort COVID-19 health and safety procedures will apply.

Important Program Information

  • All participants must have a season pass or lift ticket. Please make sure your child has an attached season pass, lift ticket or FREE 10 and Younger Pass before dropping him/her off. Contact the Arizona Snowbowl Reservation Center at [email protected] for information about lift tickets and season passes.  
  • Fully functional and proper sized equipment is required. All ski equipment must have current DIN bindings, metal edges, and brakes. Non-DIN bindings are not acceptable. All snowboards must have bindings, metal edges, a P-tex base, and a safety leash.  Please use snowboard boots rather than winter boots.
  • All young children must be “toilet trained” and willing to participate.
  • We make every effort to keep the same instructor with their group for each session, but we reserve the right to adjust classes as needed to ensure an exceptional experience for all.
  • A minimum enrollment of 4 students in the same discipline with the same ability level is required in order for us to form a class.
  • Signing a Release of Liability is included as part of the online registration process.  If for some reason parents do not register online, they must sign a Release of Liability form at check-in for each child in order for them to participate in the program.
  • There are no refunds or make-up days for missed sessions.
  • Participants will be placed in a class based on their ability, not on the level of terrain on which they have previously skied or ridden. On the first day, after verbally assessing each child, staff will place the children into specific groups. Each group will then be assessed on-snow. Adjustments will be made at this time. Please do not misrepresent her/his age or ability as this undermines the class, the coach and, most importantly, does a disservice to your child.

What do I Need to Bring?

All participants are required to have proper equipment (waterproof pants, waterproof gloves, sunscreen, eye protection such as goggles on cold days or sunglasses for warmer, sunny days) and layers of clothing for inclement and changing weather conditions. Helmets are required. If full day students choose to have lunch with their group, please ensure they have their lunch or money for lunch when dropping off. If your child has special medical needs, write instructions on your registration form and notify your coach on the first day.

Where do Classes Meet?

All classes will meet at the base of Hart Prairie Quad lift. On the first day please arrive 30 minute early with your child dressed and prepared to ski or ride.

Required Paperwork

 Signing a Release of Liability is included as part of the online registration process.  If for some reason parents do not register online, they must sign a Release of Liability form at check-in for each child in order for them to participate in the program.

Cancellations

Requests to cancel a child’s class that are made at least 14 days prior to the start of the program will receive a full refund. Requests made within 14 days prior to the first class will receive a 50% refund. Requests to cancel made on or after the first class will not receive a refund. Cancellations and refunds must be made by contacting [email protected]

  •  Skiing and snowboarding are outdoor sports. The weather can involve changes to roads, parking, slopes, lift and resort operations due to freezing temperatures, wind, and strong precipitation. Please plan accordingly, including but not limited to lesson arrival time, protective clothing choice and understanding that each day can require adjustment to schedules and protective clothing, as weather changes. Chains and 4-wheel drive may be required on Snowbowl Rd. 
  • Do not bring your child to Snowburners if she/he is sick. She/he could make the coach and other participants sick, too.
  • There are no make-up days or refunded days in Snowburners. If your child is unable to make it on a specific day we cannot switch him to a different class because it disrupts the class dynamic.