Snowboard Programmes

Snowboard

Lessons are 1,5 hour each day in the morning at 9:00 AM. Available for Youth and Adults.

Group numbers are limited to 10 participants. Individual video analysis will be used to visualize your progress over the span of the course.

School Holidays: Mon-Fri, 5 Sessions – available for both, week 1 and week 2

week 1: 8 – 12 July 2024
week 2: 15 – 19 July 2024
7 Sunday programme: starting on 28 July 2024

7 consecutive Sundays. In case of a closing day, back up days for the 7 Sunday programme will be communicated as early as possible/when there is bad weather we will also introduce indoor technique video analysis days. Our snowsports manager sends out an email the day before the programme with an update on the weather and if we’re making a call in the morning.


YOUTH

11-16 Years

Beginner

“Snowboard group lessons which take place at Porters Sun kid Carpet and Platter Lift. Snowboarders aged 11-16 years learn how to stop, turn and control their speed before heading towards the platter and chairlift.”

Focus lies with becoming familiar with snow and learning how to move around with snowboard. Learning how to use edges on snow and using them to control speed and safely stopping in time. Use of various ski lifts and how to exit them properly. Our friendly team of instructors aim to make this an exciting winter experience for the youth and have them roaming the mountain safely.

An amazing start to your snowboarding adventure!

NZSIA level ability:

Level 1: No experience snowboarding before. Will learn how to move on a snowboard with 1 foot strapped in to sliding down the hill on heel and toeside at the platter area.

Level 2: Can confidently come down the Platter on both edges and give direction. Starting to C-turn by going down the fall line changing edges.

Price

School Holidays (Mon-Fri): $299
7-Sunday: $359

10% discount for 2024 season pass holders by entering the promo code: winter2024 

Make sure to acquire a season pass for them so they don’t miss out on their lessons.

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Intermediate

“Snowboard group lessons which take place at Porters Platter Lift and Chairlift. Snowboarders aged 11-16 years learn how to connect their turns more fluently, controlling speed and introduction to simple flat ground tricks.”

Focus lies with progressing towards carved turns. Moving away from skidded turns to more controlled turns from both edges turning into more carved turns. They will be able to advance to more difficult terrain and make it up to the top of the mountain using T-bars. Various fun drills and exercises will be used to improve the stance and posture so bad habits are avoided in the future. Starting to get comfortable on their board, they will learn how to perform simple ground tricks such as an ollie, gliding 180 and 360 to butters.

Have them riding around the whole mountain with ease and style!

NZSIA level ability:

Level 3: Can turn confidently down the Platter controlling his speed. Starting to do little jumps and explore steeper terrain. Ready to advance to the Easy Rider chairlift.

Price

School Holidays (Mon-Fri): $299
7-Sunday: $359

Make sure to acquire a season pass for them so they don’t miss out on their lessons.

10% discount for 2024 season pass holders by entering the promo code: winter2024 

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Adult

Beginner

“Snowboard group lessons which take place at Porters Sun kid Carpet and Platter Lift. Snowboarders learn how to stop, turn and control their speed before heading towards the platter and chairlift.”

Focus lies with becoming familiar with snow and learning how to move around with a snowboard. Learning how to use edges on snow and using them to control speed and safely stopping in time. Use of various ski lifts and how to exit them properly. Our friendly team of instructors aim to make this an exciting winter experience and have you roaming the mountain safely.

An amazing start to your snowboarding adventure!

NZSIA level ability:

Level 1: No experience snowboarding before. Will learn how to move on a snowboard with 1 foot strapped in to sliding down the hill on heel- and toeside at the platter area.

Level 2: Can confidently come down the Platter on both edges and give direction. Starting to C-turn by going down the fall line changing edges.

Price

School Holidays (Mon-Fri): $299
7-Sunday: $359

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Adult Intermediate

“Snowboard group lessons which take place at Porters Platter Lift and Chairlift. Snowboarders learn how to connect their turns more fluently, controlling speed and introduction to simple flat ground tricks.”

Focus lies with progressing towards carved turns. Moving away from skidded turns to more controlled turns from both edges turning into more carved turns. You will be able to advance to more difficult terrain and make it up to the top of the mountain using T-bars. Various drills and exercises will be used to improve the stance and posture so bad habits are avoided in the future. Starting to get comfortable on your board, you will learn how to perform simple ground tricks such as an ollie, gliding 180 and 360 to butters.

Be riding around the whole mountain with ease and style!

NZSIA level ability:

Level 3: Can turn confidently down the Platter controlling his speed. Starting to do little jumps and explore steeper terrain. Ready to advance to the Easy Rider chairlift.

Price

School Holidays (Mon-Fri) : $299
7-Sunday : $359

10% discount for 2024 season pass holders by entering the promo code: winter2024 

BUY NOW 

Terms & Conditions

  • Injuries/cancellations during the course -> No Refunds.
  • Lessons & programme entry does not include lift pass, this must be purchased separately.
  • Lessons will start on the hour so please ensure you are ready to be at the meeting point.
  • Closed/weather days -> back up days will be communicated/indoor technique video analysis days.
  • Minimum of 4 people needed. If not enough people are booked in, you will receive a credit instead, that can be used for (private) lessons.