Yawgoo Valley Ski Area - Program Lessons  
 

In the event you have an issue or your desired class is sold out on registration day, please send a descriptive email (including desired class) to HELP@Yawgoo.com.

We will asisst your/add you to our wait list in order of email receipt.


5-Week Program '17 Refund/Class Change Form




5-Week Learn to Ski & Board Program 2017
Regist
er online or in office
Office Hours:   Monday - Friday: 9am-3pm        Saturday: 10a-2pm          Sunday: Closed

Kinderschuss & Kindershred Program Junior Trackers & Shredders Program Trackers & Shredders Program

Turn and Tour SKI /BOARD Freestyle Ski/Board JR Race Club

General Information & Fine Print
Prepare for Registration Online
RETURNING GUESTS
• Visit Our Online Store HERE
In the top right corner click "LOGIN AS A MEMBER" to sign-in. If you do not remember your password, please click "Forgotten Password". See example below.
• Update Contact Information 
• Add New Family Members / Update Current Members Level
IMPORTANT - UPDATE YOUR CHILD'S SKILL LEVEL
(Use last year's report card or review the skill level chart below.) The snow sports school may have indicated in your account already, but it is best to review the chart below
NEW GUESTS
• Visit Our Online Store
HERE
At the top right corner click "LOGIN AS A MEMBER" to sign-up. The system will automatically search for you if you have been here before but are just now creating your account. See example below.
• Create Account
The account should be create in a parent/guardian's name.
• Add New Family Members
Review skill chart to indicate skill level in SKI or BOARD line. This will indicate what class to place your student in.

PAYMENTS:
Mastercard and Visa will be accepted online.

If you wish to pay by gift card, please enroll online using your credit card. Pay in full online, this will keep registration fair as a first come, first serve basis. After registration please contact us and we can issue a refund in exchange for the gift card amount ( you will need to provide both the credit card and gift card numbers in order to be refunded). Please do not contact us the first week of registration, as this can be done at any point, thank you!

Classes

Begin Monday Jan 2, 2017 and continue weekly until all 5 weeks are complete, plus a make-up week (see absent/missing a class).
Classes do not include a lift pass (except the Turn & Tour classes).
Students are only required to have a lift pass if they wish to practice after their scheduled lesson; discounted options may be available on each day of lesson.
Students must be listed age by 1/1/2017, no exceptions.
Students will be placed in groups according to skill level indicated in account (online), groups sizes are approximately 5-9 students.
Requests for instructors or to be placed with another student must be made by 12/1/16.
The best place is to leave this request in the NOTE field under your child’s account information. We cannot guarantee requests.
Refunds / Changes
Refund requests will be accepted until 12/1/16 by written request, less the $10 change fee (medical refunds will be accepted until program ends and will be pro-rated for remaining classes, no fee applies but must be accompanied by physicians note).
Changes may will be honored by written request if option is available until 12/1/16 (change day, program, add/remove rental, etc.).
Any changes will incur a $10 fee per student, per change to be paid for upon request.

Equipment Renters

Equipment Renters must be pre-fitted by: 12/1/16 (Please consider this before purchasing as a gift).
Programs that do not offer a rental YOU CANNOT RENT FOR. (See Leases in November)

Inclement Weather / Text Alerts

There are cases where we may postpone a class for various reasons, in the event of inclement weather please view our Trail Report on our website (updated each morning), or sign up for text alerts.
 Due to privacy restrictions we CANNOT enroll you in this automatically; you must re-enroll EVERY YEAR.
 Visit rainedout.com and search for Yawgoo OR Text Yawgoo(Your class day) 84483 (Example: YawgooMonday, YawgooTuesday, YawgooWednesday, etc.).
The name of this free service RainedOut, please be sure to read the actual message as we may send important alerts that may say classes are being held. We will only send out messages the day of lessons pertinent to class schedules.
In some cases classes may run into the February vacation week due to postponements; please note if you cannot attend a lesson during that week you can use your make-up and attend the 6th week.
Absent / Missing a Class
Should you be unable to attend a class for any reason (separate from days we postpone), as a courtesy to our students we offer a make-up lesson. Make-up lesson falls on the “6th” week on the same day/time you registered for.
There is only ONE make-up lesson, please plan accordingly. If you miss more than one class, you will forfeit that class; we will not issue refunds or credits.
Please be aware we are a New England winter facility, classes may still be held in inclement weather.
Wait List
Classes sell out fast, if a class you are interested in a class that has sold out please send us an email to HELP@Yawgoo.com (SUBJECT: WAITLIST) with your contact information, your child's name, age, skill level, and what class or classes you would like to be placed on the list for.

We will only accept wait list requests for classes that have begun registration; if received before noon on the designated day it will be deleted.

We will add you to the list in order of email received. NO WAIT LIST REQUESTS BY PHONE.
We will contact you when we have a spot available and that your request received.
Skill Level Chart

SKIING

0 First time skier.

1 Skiers have had minimal time on skis, can move forward on flat terrain, climb slight inclines (side stepping/Herringbone) and glide down slight incline with skis in a wedge (pizza) position.

2 Walking on flats, climbing and gliding on slight inclines come easily.  Able to change wedge size and make shallow turns to begin to control speed.  May have had lift introduction (Rope Tow).

3 Linking & shaping turns for speed control with a wedge on green (novice) terrain.  Riding Lifts (Rope tow & Chair Lift).

4 Able to ski green and easy blue terrain.  Skis are beginning to skid, a Wedge Christie, skis align to parallel ("French fries) towards the end of the turn.

5 Comfortable on blue terrain and easy black terrain.  Skis are parallel more than being in wedge (pizza).

6 Comfortable on all terrain, Skis remain parallel throughout the whole turn. 

 Wedge                   Wedge Christie                              Parallel

          (Pizza)                              (Pizza to French Fries)                           (French Fries)

                   

SNOWBOARD

0 First time snowboarder.

1 You can perform a skidded traverse on both heel-side and toe-side edges and can stop.

2 You can perform skidded traverses in both directions with confidence and can make basic turns in both directions.

3 You can turn in both directions with speed control and are working on linking turns.

4 You are linking skidded turns with good speed control and shape, and are seeking more challenging terrain.

5 You are confident on most intermediate terrain under good conditions and beginning to carve turns.

6 You are comfortable on all intermediate terrain under good conditions and you are fine-tuning carved turns and are seeking more challenging terrain including bumps and varying conditions.

  5-Week Learn to Ski and Snowboard Program
Program Type Ages
As of 1/1/2017
Skill Level
Please Review Chart
Lesson Duration Class Description Days/Times Available
(Choose One Day/Time)
Cost
Kinderschuss
Ski
Register
3-4 0-3 45 Mins This class will take a patient approach to helping your little one learn at their own pace. There will be a focus on helping your child become self-sufficient and to develop lifelong snow sports skills.

They will be exposed to the basic movements of effective skiing / snowboarding. There is no additional fee to use our rental equipment.
• Monday 12pm  or  3:30pm
• Tuesday 12pm  or  3:30pm
• Wednesday 12pm or 3:30pm
• Thursday 10:00a or 11:15a or  3:30p
• Friday 10:00a or 11:15a or 3:30p
• Saturday 9:00am
• Sunday 9:00am


$160
Rental Included


We do not rent helmets.
Kindershred
Snowboard
Register
3-4 0-3 45 Mins
• Monday 3:30pm 
• Tuesday 3:30pm 
• Wednesday 3:30pm
• Thursday 10:00am or  3:30pm
• Friday 10:00am  or  3:30pm
• Saturday 9:00am
• Sunday 9:00am
$160
Rental Included


We do not rent helmets.
Junior Trackers
Ski

Register

5-6 0-3 60 Mins New This Season!

A shorter version of our Trackers/Shredders program. Great for 5 & 6 year old beginners as well as children with some experience in the same age range.
• Monday 4:30pm
• Tuesday 4:30pm
• Wednesday 4:30pm
• Thursday 4:30pm
• Friday 4:30pm
• Saturday 10:00am
• Sunday 10:00am
$220
with rental

$170
without rental


We do not rent helmets.
Junior Shredders
Snowboard

Register

5-6 0-3 60 Mins • Thursday 4:30pm
• Friday 4:30pm
• Saturday 10:00am
• Sunday 10:00am
$220
with rental

$170
without
rental

We do not rent helmets.
Trackers
Ski

Register

7-17 0-6 90 Mins Our traditional Learn to Ski / Snowboard program has a new name! Trackers and Shredders is geared for all levels ages 7-17 (adults are welcome in our Thursday 6:45pm class). • Monday 4:30pm
• Tuesday 4:30pm
       or 1:00pm (homeschool)
• Wednesday 4:30pm
• Thursday 4:30p

     or 6:45p (10+; adults welcome)
• Friday 4:30pm
• Saturday 10:00am
• Sunday 10:00am
$240 with rental

$195 without rental


We do not rent helmets.
Shredders
Snowboard

Register

7-17 0-6 90 Mins Monday 4:30pm
• Tuesday 4:30pm
       or 1:00pm
(homeschool)
• Wednesday 4:30pm
• Thursday 4:30p

     or 6:45p (10+; adults welcome)
• Friday 4:30pm
• Saturday 10:00am
• Sunday 10:00am
Turn & Tour
Ski

Register

10+ 3-6
Chair riding mandatory.
60 Mins

Plus Lift Pass
Formerly our Learn & Ride program, this program is designed for students that have some experience, can ride the chairlift without adult assistance, owns their ski/board equipment and want to practice after their lesson.

This program includes an after lesson lift pass.
• Friday 6:30pm
(Lift Pass 7:30pm-9:00pm)

• Saturday 8:30am

(Lift Ticket 9:30am-12:30pm)

• Sunday 8:30am

(Lift Ticket 9:30am-12:30pm)

Note: Students will only be under staff supervision during the 1 hour lesson. Must own your own equipment.
$185
No Rental Available


Own equipment mandatory.
Turn & Tour
Snowboard

Register

Freestyle
Ski or Snowboard

Sold Out

8-17 4+ 90 Mins Freestyle is the fun next step in your skill progression. Take a cruise through features adding your own style and push your own progression. From jumps to rails there is something any aspiring freestyler can learn to use!  • Thursday 6:30pm

Must own your own equipment & helmet.
$195
No Rental Available


Own equipment and helmet mandatory.
Junior Race Club
Ski

Register

8-12 6+ 2.5 Hours This program is designed to improve skiing skills through the introduction of racing. Carved turns are the goal here. Skiers don’t need race experience or race equipment, but should be able to make parallel turns to get the most out of the program. • Saturday 8:30am $245
No Rental Available


Own equipment mandatory.