EN/FR
Store
Media
PTSAs
Safe Sport
Contact
Covid-19 Updates

Grassroot Programs

Section Menu

Youth Performance Program Activations

 

Alberta Edge Camp - November 26, 2021

 

What?

An early-season training opportunity for Clubs across the Country. This camp will be focused on developing and refining carving abilities for athletes of any LTD stage, and any discipline. Emily Dee will lead the camp. We will be sharing lane space with the National Alpine Team. Everyone will work together to develop new skills and have fun. No alpine specific equipment needed! This is for everyone! This camp is not only for athletes, but also for coaches. Coaches will work closely with Emily and our National Team coaches to gain more insight on the sport, and learn new coaching techniques.
 

Camp Requirements:

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating please contact Zvxr.Fgnfgbbx@PnanqnFabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.

When:

November 26th, 2021

Where:

Nakiska, Alberta

Goal of Activation:

By placing it alongside the training opportunities at early season Nakiska, with the Alpine National Team coaches and athletes, we aim to curate a fun and inclusive learning environment where riders can progress at their own pace on an intermediate level run. You will be in an alpine course, and on open terrain.

Registration: (Now Closed)

Canada Snowboard will be covering lift tickets and Nakiska is providing lunch! Please register here so we know you are coming and have a lift ticket for you!

 

 Sunshine AB SBX training initiative - January 14-17, 2022

 

What:

An mid-season training opportunity for Clubs across the Country. This camp will be focused on providing a NorAm level training track within Canada to provide the space for developing and refining carving abilities for athletes of multiple LTD stages, and any discipline, to work together to explore and develop new skills and have fun on this type of venue, increasing the community of SBX snowboarders. This is for everyone including coaches to gain more insight into this discipline of the sport, and learn new coaching techniques. We will be splitting the training slots to accommodate the multiple skill sets/stages of the athletes to best support their training needs.

Camp Requirements:

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating please contact Zvxr.Fgnfgbbx@PnanqnFabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.

When:

January 14-17, 2021

Where:

Sunshine Village, Alberta

Goal of Activation:

●      Give more opportunities to more snowboarders to ride a venue of this nature

●      Increase the edging skillset of athletes within Canada

●      Providing Provinces more venue-specific opportunities for CWG 2023 selections

●      Identify, track and mentor potential future high performance SBX-athletes at early development stages

●      Engage more snowboarders into the Speed disciplines

●      Provide more resources to coaches, and athletes

Registration:

Please check back for registration details

 

 Winsport AB SS/HP TRAINING DAYS - JANUARY 30-31, 2022

 

What:

An early February training opportunity for clubs across the Country. This camp will be focused on providing a World Cup level Slopestyle course alongside a World Class 22ft Halfpipe, alongside a great Junior Slopestyle venue within Canada, to provide more opportunity for developing and refining skills for athletes of multiple LTD stages, in the Freestyle disciplines. This activation is for everyone including coaches, to get some extra time on these venues during the daytime to better prepare for the contests that follow.

When:

January 30th-31st.

Where:

Winsport (Calgary), Alberta

Goal of the Activation:

●      Give more opportunities to more snowboarders to ride a venue of this nature

●      Increase the training time prior to Nationals competition

●      Providing Provinces more venue-specific opportunities for CWG 2023 selections

●      Identify, track and mentor potential future high performance HP and SS athletes at early development stages

●      Provide more time to coaches, to better prepare their athletes

Registration:

Please check back for registration details

 

SUNSHINE VILLAGE, ALBERTA SPRING CAMP - MAY 2-8, 2022

 

What:

To provide a multi-discipline training opportunity to 3,4, and early-stage 5 Canadian athletes by utilizing previously existing terrain. Our goal is to bring together athletes to ride, push & learn on terrain that they likely typically do not have the opportunity to ride. They will be learning from both their current coaches, the High-Performance coaches who are part of the Youth Performance Program (YPP), and from each other in a week-long initiative. 

Camp Requirements:

As this is a team training opportunity, athletes must attend with coaches. If your team is not interested in participating please contact Zvxr.Fgnfgbbx@PnanqnFabjobneq.pn and we will work to get you added to another team attending.

When:

May 2-8, 2022

Where:

Sunshine Village, Alberta

Goal of the Activation:

●      Proper maintenance on the fundamental snowboard skills - earning your ride

●      Facilitate progression how to ride odd transitions

●      Improve judgement of speed required for both freestyle and speed maneuvers

●      Learn how to utilize angled takeoffs to learn to use both uphill and downhill edge take-offs

●      Set gates in key spots to make a unique “timed” learning experience

●      Have a safe venue that multiple ages, stages, skill-sets can utilize to progress

Registration:

Please check back for registration details