One day a week programs


Q16 Program

Athletes born 2017

The Q16 program introduces a series of skiing skills linked to the motor skill development of this age group. The environment fosters a love for the sport through miles on skis, friends and the enjoyment of friendly competition.

  • This is a parent supported group, should parents need to assist with lift loading or tail gunning when staff are not available
  • Monthly Cookie Cup Club Race - introduction to friendly competition
  • Families choose between Saturday OR Sunday programming
  • This program is for children who have previously skied with a ski school or their family
  • Children MUST be able to ski a green run in control on their own

Q18 Program 

Athletes born in 2016-2010

The Q18 program introduces the children to the Snow Stars program; a seven-step program that guides children and coaches through a progression of skills. The goal for this program is for the children to learn the basics of the sport through miles of skiing, friendly competition and to promote a lifelong interest in the sport.

  • The placement of consecutive days is to maximize skill development.
  • Monthly Cookie Cup Club Race
  • Families choose between Saturday OR Sunday programming.

Q22 Program 

Athletes born in 2015-2011

22 day program creates a transition from 1 -2 days training a week. Athletes ski either Saturday OR Sunday, once a month training both Saturday AND Sunday. All coaches are past alpine racers themselves, and pass on their knowledge to their athletes. Athletes will start to train gates more often, and begin to learn about not only technical, but also tactical elements of ski racing. Athletes will train alongside U10 & U12 programs, while working towards BVQ Invitational and an away race later in the season.

  • The placement of consecutive days is to maximize skill development.
  • Monthly Cookie Cup Club Race
  • Families choose between Saturday OR Sunday programming
  • Attend 1 home race and 1 away race

*Norquay Season pass recommended and not included in program fees

Upcoming Events


Oct. 08, 2022 to Oct. 09, 2022

Ski and Sports Swap - Weekend 1
Banff Train Station
BAR hosts the only ski swap in Banff. Gear is consigned from all around the province with a huge selection of winter gear

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Oct. 15, 2022 to Oct. 16, 2022

Ski and Sports Swap - Weekend 2
Banff Train Station

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Nov. 05, 2022 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Winterstart 5 Miler
Banff Caribou Lodge

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