2021 Afterschool Ski & Ride Program
The Afterschool Program is continuing in a seven-week session format. While we are decreasing the amount of spaces available in each category – per night – we are expanding our offerings to include skiing, snowboarding, social hour, and the terrain park to help spread people out. Class sizes will max out at 6 students per instructor, allowing for the group to have more space when working through different progressions and riding the lift(s). With lessons lasting an hour and a half, face coverings will be expected to be worn while inside, during the lesson and when social distancing is not possible. Also built into this package is a bonus make-up night. Should the ski area not be operating on any of the program nights listed, this bonus date is listed in red at the end of the seven weeks. If a make-up night is not utilized during the program, the date in red will be available as an additional evening session to showcase learned skills.
You must register for this program online. No walk ins will be accepted. Deadline for registration is January 2, 2021. All afterschool sessions are from 5:30PM to 7:00pm. Also, once a discipline is picked, it must be followed until the end of that session and once a program night is picked, there are no substitutions.
Specific program descriptions are below.
Pricing for All Afterschool Programs
2021 Afterschool Ski
The afterschool ski program has 22 spaces available per night and is open to students who are ages 7-18. This program is designed for students from beginner to upper intermediate levels. Anything above beginner will be evaluated on the first night of class before being placed in an appropriate skill level class. The afterschool ski program is offered on the following nights:
2021 Afterschool Snowboard
The afterschool snowboard program has 22 spaces available per night and is open to students who are ages 7-18. This program is designed for students from beginner to upper intermediate levels. Anything above beginner will be evaluated on the first night of class before being placed in an appropriate skill level class. The afterschool snowboard program is offered on the following nights:
2021 Afterschool Terrain Park (Ski or Board)
The afterschool terrain park program is designed for intermediate level skiers and riders who want to focus on park specific skills and tricks. The group will be divided between beginner park and intermediate park levels. Skiers and riders will be evaluated during the first session if they feel they are beyond a beginner park capability. This program has 15 spaces available per night and is open to intermediate and advanced level riders/skiers only. The terrain park program will be available on the following nights:
2021 Afterschool Social Hour (Ski or Board)
The afterschool social hour program has 12 spaces available per night and is open to students who are ages 12-18. This program is designed for students who are intermediate skiers and riders who want to spend more time with friends, yet also are interested learning and playing with different on snow skills. This program will be less focused on skier/rider progression than in a traditional lesson. The afterschool social hour program is offered on the following nights:
Please note the following program details:
REGISTRATION: Register online prior to January 2, 2021. The afterschool program is only available online and no walk ins will be accepted.
DRESS: All skiers and snowboarders should wear layers of warm clothing. Always bring a coat, hat and waterproof gloves. (A change of clothes for the ride home is a good idea.)
SUPERVISION: Cataloochee staff will provide supervision of the students while they are taking part in the class; however, a parent or designated adult should remain on the property throughout the session.
POSTPONEMENT: These programs will be held whenever the ski area is in operation. Programs will take place even if schools are closed that day. If the ski area is not operating, a makeup date is listed in red at the end of the session dates scheduled.