LEARN + PLAY
Explore, Challenge and Develop.
Building the well rounded young rider.
Youth Development Camps
Who: Youth ages 10-18 coed
Camp #1: March 13th / 14th
Camp #2: April 24th / 25th
Camp #3: October TBA
Camp #4: November TBA
Where: Sea to Sky area, TBA closer to the dates.
Cost: $190 + GST
These camps are geared towards providing the young rider with an expanded tool kit of mountain bike skills, strategy and techniques alongside mental strength approaches that are aimed at helping them realize their full potential on and off the bike.
Expect a weekend on the bike that will highlight the following:
Inspiring, professional riders and coaches such as Finn Iles, JP Fok, Meredith Eades, Chris Kovarik, Claire Buchar, and more.
Small groupings based on skill and experience to provide optimal learning environments.
Skill instruction and progression.
Competitive strategy discussion and mental strength techniques.
A collaborative, supportive and fun environment.
Camp #3: TBA
Camp #4: TBA
'Grom Squad' After School Program for the Young Rider
Who: 5-12 years old coed and girls only
Wednesdays co-ed May 5th-June 9th
Thursdays girls only May 6th-June 10th
FALL PROGRAM TBA
Where: Whistler. Myrtle Philip Elementary School.
Cost: $189 + GST / 6 weeks RESIDENTS
$239 + GST / 6 weeks NON RESIDENTS
This 6 week after school mountain bike skill development program is designed to help start the mountain bike season off right!
A fun, social and safe program designed for children of any riding ability, and an opportunity for children to learn and experience:
The basics of riding off road to more advanced bike handling skills.
Challenges that suit the level of the child.
A deeper connection to nature.
Whether your child has plenty of off road experience or none at all, they will learn at their own pace and will be grouped accordingly.
Essentials needed are:
Basic cycling skills, children must be able to start bike on their own.
A bike in good working order (must have gears and hand brakes!).
A properly fitted helmet.
Water and snacks (!!!).
THIS PROGRAM IS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE RESORT MUNICIPALITY OF WHISTLER. REGISTRATION WORKS AS FOLLOWS:
Resident registration: online starting Saturday March 13th at 11 am, in person starting Sunday March 14th at 9 am
Non-resident registration: online starting Saturday March 20th at 11 am, in person starting Sunday March 21st at 9 am
'Summer Club' Youth Development Program
Who: 10-13 years old, advanced
June Tuesdays 3:30-6:00
July/August Tuesdays 9-3
June (5 sessions): $265 + GST
July/August (9 sessions): $1,125 + GST
The Summer Club is geared towards the experienced young rider who is looking for progressive coaching aimed to expand the current toolkit of skills and trail strategy.
A fun, social and safe summer program for our advanced young riders! Expect:
Advanced bike handling skills.
Specific strategies to safely execute challenging obstacles.
Exploration of local terrain.
Trail etiquette and basic bike maintenance.
A deeper connection to nature.
Unsure if your child qualifies as 'advanced'? Contact Strand Training to discuss!