Alpine & Freestyle Clubs at Apex Resort
Apex Freestyle Club
If your children love to play on skis, whether it’s forwards, backward in the Terrain Park, they are natural Freestylers!
The Apex Freestyle Club was founded in 1989 and has thrived and grown substantially over the years.
The Jumps and Bumps Program is a 7-level program for young skiers 6-12 years of age with a focus on fun, safety and skill development, all essential for the sport of freestyle.
The Jumps and Bumps Program is their “Pathway to Growth and Excellence” with the next generation of new freestyle stars taking to the air!
Currently, the team skis on weekends with a two-day Competitive Program for advanced skiers, and a one- day Development Program designed for recent graduates from the Jumps and Bumps program.
APEX CARVERS (NANCY GREENE SKI LEAGUE)
Entry Level U6/U8/U10/U12: AGES 4-11
This is where it all begins! The Nancy Greene Program has been famous since 1968. These young skiers are grouped according to skill and ski with both the same coach and group of friends all season. The children learn proper ski techniques through games and experience.
This program is offered for a half-day on Saturdays and the full-day on Sundays, January to March, as well as three-day camps at Christmas and Spring Break.
JUVENILE & JUNIOR SKI RACING PROGRAMS
U12: Ages 10-11
Children are taught more about becoming young athletes. Racing skills are taught and children participate in Okanagan-area races and a few qualifying races for the Provincials. Training includes skills, drills, fitness, nutrition, gate training and free skiing to further develop these young skiers into well-rounded athletes. Training is offered Saturdays and Sundays.
U14 and U16: Ages 12-15
The U14/U16 athletes become highly skilled, well-rounded mountain skiers with an emphasis on racing. The training encourages both physical and psychological progression for U14/U16 participants. Personal achievement, camaraderie and fun are cornerstones U14/U16 program.
Training is offered Saturdays and Sundays. and some Fridays.
FIS Ages: 16-18
The FIS racing circuit allows participants to compete with athletes from other provinces and countries. Racing on the FIS team is an awesome expression of athletic excellence that can lead to university scholarships, Canadian Alpine Ski Team membership, or a professional career in ski coaching.
The Apex Ski Club
The Apex Ski Club is made up of a dynamic and dedicated group of parents who organize young children’s programs and major ski races. Experience the reward of helping children become both excellent alpine skiers and ambassadors of our mountain.
Head Coach: Jorgen Anderson
Coach’s Phone: 250-809-5727