Programs

2020-2021 TEAM AFTON PROGRAMS INFO.

This segment offers detailed descriptions of our various programs. The "U" designation refers to an age grouping - e.g.: U19 is "under 19" and ranges from 16-18 years of age (as of Dec. 31 in the competition season). The age-specific programs appear under programs, or in the drop-down menu on your mobile platform.

TEAM AFTON Pandemic/COVID-19 statement:

Team Afton is committed to making this ski season work amidst the circumstances brought on by the Coronavirus and COVID-19. We are engaged with local, regional, and national authorities, as well as National and International governing bodies of our sport - we will deliver a program that considers primarily the safety of society, our participants, and our staff as paramount features of what we do. We have also updated our REFUND policy to assure our customers confidence in signing up for our programs.

TEAM AFTON Director - NOTE to Parents, Aug 2020

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2020-21 PROGRAM

Jr. Team Afton / H.S. Team Afton

What to Expect

  • A season-long program beginning with dryland training in September and October, some Saturdays (or Sundays), Monday through Thursday evening training throughout the season (Thanksgiving and Holiday Camps extra)
  • Approximately 100+ hours of on-snow training per season.
  • A typical JR or HS Team Afton racer supplements their training for programs they participate in such as our ARC program or High School programs. This is a "training-only" program.
  • A positive, supportive, team environment with input from expert coaches.
  • Potential for racing in a limited number of US Ski & Snowboard races (contact Program Director for more details)
  • Dryland training begins early September and runs through mid-November. Additional fees may apply.

Ages: 7 to 20+ (all programs)

Skill Level: Intermediate or above skiers able to ski or ride comfortably and in control on all hills at Afton Alps.

Dates/Times: Some Saturdays (or Sundays), as allowed starting December 5th. Monday through Thursday evenings (choose 2), starting December 7th until mid-March (except certain holidays).

For more detail on calendars, we are using Team Snap – check out your specific calendar. For further calendar detail, check out: https://www.teamafton.com/calendar/

Pricing JR & HS Team Afton by Age Group 2020-21:

  • Jr. Team Afton* (YOB 2008 and younger): $699 (2019 price until Oct 1, then $745) REGISTER
  • Additional fees for racing may apply - see below for details
  • H.S. Team Afton* (YOB 2007 and older): $945 (2019 price until Oct 1, then $995) REGISTER
  • Additional fees for racing may apply - see below for details

*NEW: Team Afton Club dues INCLUDED. NEW: Team Afton now offers an installment plan for tuition  – this is the default method for payment online for all programs (other payment options available). USSA License/Race Fees are additional. Visit teamafton.com for more info on Club functions. Visit SkiFast.com for more info on USSA License/Race Fees. All JR & HS Team Afton athletes are now required to have a US Ski and Snowboard - General Membership. ($30).  This can be completed at https://my.usskiandsnowboard.org

View Team Afton's new Refund Policies - assuring confidence in registering for the season in these uncertain times.

Registration Deadline:  7 days prior to the start of the program; must be enrolled to participate in Dryland training.

If you have any questions please email info@teamafton.com or call Program Director Tony Olin: 612-819-0186

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2020-21 PROGRAM - Rising Stars

An entry level Team Afton program - Ages 7-11 (as of Dec. 31, 2020)

What to Expect

  • A season-long program beginning with dryland training in September-November.
  • Program includes 3-day Thanksgiving Camp, 5-day Holiday Camp  and up to two nights per week (including our RS designated night: Wednesday)
  • Approximately 90+ hours of on-snow training per season.
  • 4 US Ski & Snowboard race days consisting of a GS and SL race most days. (lift tickets and entry fees are extra).
  • A positive, supportive, team environment with focused input from expert coaches.
  • Dryland training begins early September and runs through mid-November. Additional fees may apply.

Ages: 7 to 11 (YOB 2009 and younger)

Skill Level: Strong intermediate or above skiers able to ski comfortably and in control on all hills at Afton Alps.

Disciplines: Ski only

Dates: Some Saturdays (or Sundays), as allowed starting December 5th. Wednesday evenings: Dec. 9th through mid-March. Choose one additional night during the week. Some races occur on Sundays. For further calendar detail, check out: https://www.teamafton.com/calendar/

Times: Saturdays (or sometimes Sundays): 9:00am to 1:00pm, NEW! - RS Wednesdays: arrive 5:30, 6 pm directed free ski with Program Director TonyO, then 6:30 - 8:30 pm in gates (subject to adjustment); NEW! - pick one additional night of training (M-T, Th) 6:30-8:30

NEW LOWER Pricing Rising Stars 2020-21: $1245 until Oct 1st, then $1295 REGISTER

 

*NEW: Team Afton Club dues INCLUDED. NEW: Team Afton now offers an installment plan for tuition  – this is the default method for payment online for all programs (other payment options available). Visit teamafton.com for more info on Club functions.

Part of the Rising Stars program includes an introduction to competition. We will definitely be exploring the starting gate in some fashion with our Rising Stars. WITH THE CURRENT PANDEMIC CIRCUMSTANCE, some options are still unknown as of August 2020 - R1 USS&S is planning for a LUNAR CUP season and is developing its plans accordingly. Speak with Tony Olin - Program Director about developing options and your options. USSA License/Race Fees are additional. Visit SkiFast.com for more info on USSA License/Race Fees. Visit https://www.skifast.com/lunarcup for more information on the LUNAR CUP (the race series for our Rising Stars).

View Team Afton's new Refund Policies - assuring confidence in registering for the season in these uncertain times.

Limited Enrollment: register early
Registration Deadline:  7 days prior to the start of the program; must be enrolled to participate in Dryland training.

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2020-21 PROGRAM Team Afton - Racing

Program for U8, U10, U12, U14

What to Expect

  •  A season-long program beginning with dryland training in September and October, a 3-day Thanksgiving Camp, a 5-day Holiday Camp, and Monday through Thursday evening training throughout the season.
  • Approximately 100+ hours of on-snow training per season.
  • USS&S race days consisting of either GS or SL races each day. Some speed elements will also be explored. (lift tickets and entry fees are extra).
  •  A positive, supportive, team environment with input from expert coaches.
  • Dryland training begins early September and runs through mid-November. Additional fees may apply.

Ages: 6 - 13 (6-year-old athlete parents required to consult Program Director prior to registering)

Skill Level: Strong intermediate or above skiers able to ski comfortably and in control on all hills at Afton Alps.

Dates/Times: Some Saturdays (or Sundays), as allowed starting December 5th. Monday through Thursday evenings, starting December 7th until mid-March (except certain holidays).
For a detailed calendar, check out: Team Afton Calendar

Pricing USS&S by Age Group 2020-21:

  • U8-U10-U12*: $1795 (2019 pricing until Oct 1st, then $1845) REGISTER
  • See year-of-birth chart below
  • U14: $2250* (2019 pricing until Oct 1st, then $2300) REGISTER
  • additional practice available ("Advanced") offered during the week in addition to regular practice. Registering for these additional practices needs to be approved by the program director. Some practices may occur during daylight hours.
  • Advanced Practice**: $TBA


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NEW: Team Afton Club dues INCLUDED. NEW: Team Afton now offers an installment plan for tuition  – this is the default method for payment online for all programs (other payment options available). USS&S License/Race Fees are additional. Visit teamafton.com for more info on Club functions. Visit SkiFast.com for more info on USSA License/Race Fees.

**Advanced additional practice is season-long, ages U14 and older, MUST BE APPROVED BY DIRECTOR. This is designed to combine our regular practice with additional training, creating an intensive training period during the week. Some practices may occur during daylight hours.

View Team Afton's new Refund Policies - assuring confidence in registering for the season in these uncertain times.

Registration Deadline:  7 days prior to the start of the program; must be enrolled to participate in Dryland training.

If you have any questions please email  info@teamafton.com or call Program Director Tony Olin: 612-819-0186

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2019-20 PROGRAM Team Afton - Racing

Program for U16, U19 and U21

What to Expect

  •  A season-long program beginning with dryland training in September and October, a 3-day Thanksgiving Camp, a 5-day Holiday Camp, and Monday through Thursday evening training throughout the season.
  • Approximately 100+ hours of on-snow training per season.
  • USSA race days consisting of either GS or SL races each day. Some speed elements will also be explored. (lift tickets and entry fees are extra).
  •  A positive, supportive, team environment with input from expert coaches.
  • Dryland training begins early September and runs through mid-November. Additional fees may apply.

Ages: 14 to 20+ (all programs)

Skill Level: Strong intermediate or above skiers able to ski comfortably and in control on all hills at Afton Alps.

Dates/Times: Some Saturdays (or Sundays), as allowed starting December 5th. Monday through Thursday evenings, starting December 7th until mid-March (except certain holidays).

For a detailed calendar, check out our TeamSnap Calendars.

Pricing USSA by Age Group 2019-20:

  • U16/U19/U21*: $2625 (2019 pricing until Oct 1st, then $2750) REGISTER
  • FIS Program (U19/U21)***: $2625 (NEW LOWER price until Oct 1st, then $2750) REGISTER
  • additional practice available ("Advanced") offered during the week in addition to regular practice. Registering for these additional practices needs to be approved by the program director. Some practices may occur during daylight hours.
  • Advanced Practice**: $TBA

 

*NEW: Team Afton Club dues INCLUDED. NEW: Team Afton now offers an installment plan for tuition – this is the default method for payment online for all programs (other payment options available). USSA License/Race Fees are additional. Visit teamafton.com for more info on Club functions. Visit SkiFast.com for more info on USSA License/Race Fees.

**Advanced additional practice is season-long, ages U14 and older, MUST BE APPROVED BY DIRECTOR. This is designed to combine our regular practice with additional training, creating an intensive training period during the week. Some practices may occur during daylight hours.

View Team Afton's new Refund Policies - assuring confidence in registering for the season in these uncertain times.

Registration Deadline:  7 days prior to the start of the program; must be enrolled to participate in Dryland training.

If you have any questions please email info@teamafton.com or call Program Director Tony Olin: 612-819-0186

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