It’s well-known in the sports industry that the earlier you start participating the more likely you’ll become a lifer. Skiing and snowboarding is no different. Fall in love with powder early and you’re hooked forever!
You see great companies like Burton® invest in programs like their Learn-to-Ride where beginner riders use the latest in snowboard technology and GET LIFTED where you get to ski free when you buy a Burton board.
The Anchorage school system works with Alyeska Resort to offer three fantastic programs designed for beginner, intermediate and freeskiers ages 8-17. Each program consists of three days of lift tickets, lessons and round-trip transportation over three consecutive weekends for an affordable packaged price. Choose from the entry-level Discover Program for those new to skiing or snowboarding; Explorer Program for kids with some skills already and wanting some more time with an instructor; and for those who are eyeing the X-Games, the Recreation Program is designed around free-skiing.