Alpine Programs

AVSC Alpine has a broad range of programs from weekend only to year-round training. Regardless of commitment level, we engage and challenge our athletes. Our goals are to push technical and tactical abilities and to teach the values of a team while providing an enjoyable experience.

Athletes must be able to ride lifts alone and be responsible for meeting coaches independently at designated time.

Program fees do not include season passes, competition travel costs, or cost for USSA and FIS registration.

For more information, contact Alpine Program Director, Alice Black at 970-205-5113 or ablack@teamavsc.org
 
PRE-DEVO

U9 (Age 7 - 9: birth years 2007-2010) MUST BE IN 1st GRADE. This program is a bridge between Base Camp and our Alpine or Freestyle programs. It teaches mountain safety, all mountain skiing, basic freestyle fundamentals, and an introduction to racing - a well-rounded experience for young skiers. Skiers are encouraged to enter 2-3 fun-focused local competitions at no additional cost.

  • On-snow training dates: Dec 3, 9, 16, 17; Jan. 6, 7, 13, 20, 21; Feb. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 24, 25; March 3, 4 (18 days)
  • Program Fee $1,250 until September 28th; $1,390 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $100
 

U10 (age 8 + 9; birth years 2008-2009)
This program focuses on all-around skill building through skiing moguls, powder, and steeps in addition to training Slalom and Giant Slalom and doing race-specific drills. U10s must be a level 7 skier or higher and able to ride the lift by themselves.
2-DAY (WEEKEND):
  • On-snow training December 2nd – March 25th; primarily weekends (35 days)
  • Program Fee $2,275 until September 28th; $2,530 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295

3-DAY
  • Dryland training: Tues., Weds., Thurs. after school November 1st – 29th (no training Thanksgiving week)
  • On-snow training December 2nd – March 25th; primarily weekends + Wednesdays after school (50 days)
  • Program Fee: $2,800 until September 28th; $3,115 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295


U12 (age 10 + 11; birth years 2006-2007)
This program focuses on all-around skill building through skiing moguls, powder, steeps in addition to running Slalom and Giant Slalom gates and doing race-specific drills. U12s must be a level 8 skier or higher and able to ride the lift by themselves.
2-DAY (WEEKEND):
  • On-snow training December 2nd – March 25th; primarily weekends (35 days)
  • Program Fee $2,275 until September 28th; $2,530 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295

3-DAY
  • Dryland training: Tues., Weds., Thurs. after school November 1-29th (no training Thanksgiving week)
  • On-snow training December 2nd – March 25th; primarily weekends + Wednesday after school (50 days)
  • Program Fee: $2,800 until September 28th; $3,115 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295

5-DAY
  • Dryland training: October 1 – November 16th, Monday – Friday after school
  • On-snow training November 18th – April 8th (100 days)
  • Program Fee: $3,475 until August 31st; $3,865 on or after September 1st
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295
 

U14 (Age 12 + 13; birth years 2004-2005)
U14 athletes continue to build a strong technical base and learn to excel in all aspects of skiing, from freeskiing steeps and powder to to top-level racing.
3-DAY:
  • Dryland November 1st – 29th Tues., Weds., Thurs. after school (off Thanksgiving week)
  • On-snow training December 2nd – March 25th; primarily weekends + Wednesday after school (50 days)
  • Program Fee: $2,800 until September 28th; $3,115 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295

5-DAY:
  • Dryland September 5th – November 16th, Monday – Friday after school
  • On-snow training November 18th – April 8th; primarily weekends + Tues., Weds., Thurs. after school (100 days).
  • Program Fee: $3,950 until August 31st;  $4,390 on or after September 1st
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $395
 

U16 (age 14 +15; birth years 2002-2003)
The U16 program offers more extensive conditioning programs as well as discipline-specific on-snow training and all-mountain directed freeskiing.
3-DAY:
  • Dryland training: November 1st – 29th Tues., Weds., Thurs. after school (no training Thanksgiving week)
  • On-snow training December 2nd – March 25th; primarily weekends + Wednesday after school (50 days)
  • Program Fee: $2,800 until September 28th; $3,115 on or after September 29th
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $295

5-DAY:
  • Dryland training August 1st – November 16th Monday – Friday after school
  • On-snow training November 18th – April 8th; primarily weekends + Tues., Weds., Thurs. after school (100 days)
  • Program Fee: $4,975 until August 31st; $5,530 on or after September 1st
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $495


U19 (age 16-18; birth years 1999-2001)
This high-level FIS group trains year-round. We aspire to provide a comprehensive progression to help each athlete achieve his or her athletic goals. 
  • Dryland training July 10th – November 16th (Monday – Friday)
  • On-snow training November 18th – April 8th
  • Program Fee: $6,395 until August 31st; $7,110 on or after September 1st
  • Additional Parent Work Deposit of $595
 

POST-GRADUATE
This year-round program is for athletes who have graduated from high school and are pursuing competition on the FIS/FISU and NorAm circuits. PG Athletes will normally train in the morning session on-hill and have organized conditioning sessions in the afternoon with occasional double-sessions on snow. Please note that even if you are still working towards a high school diploma, if you train with the post-graduate athletes you will be considered part of this group. Contact Alice Black for pricing (ablack@teamavsc.org).


HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS
In cooperation with the Aspen School District and Colorado Rocky Mountain School, AVSC operates training and competition programs for high school athletes. Athletes should sign up for these programs directly through their schools. Registration fee is $750; 4+ day program athletes get the fee waived. 
 

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