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Ski/Snowboard Academy & Junior Alpine Race Team

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Nub's Nob Winter Sports School and Alpine Racing is proud to offer special training programs to our younger skiers/boarders/racers throughout the season,  Geared toward elementary and middle school age skiiers, Nub's Nob Ski/Snowboard Academy (Academy) and Nub's Nob Junior Alpine Racing Team (JART) start the first weekend in January and continue through the season to improve overall ski ability and alpine race technique.  

See the chart comparison below to determine which program is best suited for your child's needs.

After 37 years, we are still offering our very successful “Nub's Nob Ski/Snowboard Academy (Academy)”  on Wednesday and Friday evenings, 6pm to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday afternoons, 2pm to 4pm.  Academy will focus more on skiing and riding and less on racing than in the past.  The academy is a great opportunity for young skiers/boaders (under the age of 15) looking to improve their overall skiing skills while having fun with other skiers of their age.  Download Academy Registration Form

For the 4th year, “Nub’s Nob Junior Alpine Racing Team” (JART) is geared toward skiers under the age of 15.  Our highly certified Alpine Coaches will introduce the great sport of alpine racing, work on fundamental skills needed to become successful racers, and teach appropriate gate techniques and tactics.  Training will take place Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6:00pm to 7:30pm, Sundays 12 noon to 1:30pm, and will include several team races throughout the season!  Download JART Registration Form  For more information on JART  visit our new website at 

         Comparison of Programs


 Nub's Nob Ski/Snowboard Academy

 Nub's Nob Junior Alpine Racing Team

7 to 14 years – Intermediate Beginner to Intermediate

5 to 14 years – Intermediate to Expert

Must be able to ride chair lift and ski Blue runs without help of instructor!

Must be able toride chair and ski Black runs without help of coaches!

Ski/Board with Professional Instructors

Train with Certified Coaches

Groups of 6 (must have 4!)

7 to 1 Athlete to Coach Ratio

Focus on Improving Overall Skills

Focus on Improving Alpine Race Technique

Instructors will work on skiing/boarding fundamentals and skills, proper hill etiquette, park safety, intro to racing – NASTAR Type and having fun

Coaches will work on intro to gate training – Giant Slalom and Slalom, Kombi, race training drills, technique enhancement, understanding of race tactics, goal setting, self coaching and having fun

8 Weeks:  One Session a Week

Wednesday:      6 to 8pm or

Friday:             6 to 8pm

Saturday:        2 to 4pm  or

Sunday:           2 to 4pm

Fun Club Race:    February 28th   2:30 pm – Birch Run

9 Weeks:  Two Sessions a Week

Monday:        6:00 to 7:30pm  and

Wednesday:   6:00 to 7:30pm, Video inside following

 Sundays:  Club Races:   12 to 1:30pm

Coaching at 3 Invitational Races TBA (Entrance fees are separate)

NASTAR Racing included on Sundays of Training

Fun Club Race: March 1st  2:30pm - Birch Run

Invitational Races:TBA (May include additional registration and coaching fees)

Begins January 3rd and ends February 27th

January 4th through March 6th

(Price Does not include Lift Ticket)

$75 Refund available on Teen or Child Unlimited Seasons Pass Purchased

Download Academy Registration

(Price Does not include Lift Ticket)

$75 Refund available on Teen or Child Unlimited Seasons Pass Purchased

Download JART Registration

 Nub's Nob Junior Academy is available Sundays, 2 to 4pm for children 5 to 7 years old.  Children ski in groups of 4 based on ability.  Jr. Academy begins January 3, 2016 and runs 8 weeks.  Download Junior Academy Registration

We look forward to working with everyone again this upcoming season!

Rebecca Behm

Program Director, Nub's Nob Winter Sports School and Alpine Racing

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Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740

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