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An Overview of Our Junior Racing Program:
The Timber Ridge Junior Development Team is a competitive and fun program for athletes between 5 and 14 years old. We’ve designed our program to introduce young skiers to ski racing and to provide goals and encouragement as they progress. We offer well over 25 hours of on hill training/instruction as we focus on the fundamentals of skiing and ski racing. Our program will help to improve the skills of a young skier for participation in High School racing, Nastar® racing and recreational free skiing.
What are the requirements for Junior Racing?
How much does Junior Racing Cost?
$45 for racers 6 years old and under
$105 for 7 and 8 year old racers *
$115 for 9 to 14 year old racers *
* A discount of $10 applies to each sibling racer 7-14 years old.
JDT Registration does not include Lift tickets [TimberRidgeSki.com] or race entry fees [$25-$30 typically].
High School Racing Preparation:
When are Practices and Races?
Here’s Where You Can Get Information:
Timber Ridge Junior Development Race Team
The Timber Ridge Junior Development Team is a program for athletes between 5 and 14 years old. The program is designed to introduce young skiers to ski racing and to provide goals and encouragement as they progress. We focus on the fundamentals of skiing, which are valuable both on and off a race course. Our program will help to improve the skills of a young skier for participation in Junior racing, Nastar racing, High School racing, CUSSA racing, and especially recreational free skiing.
The cost for the 2015/16 Season:
Supervised coaching every weekend in January and February for gate training sessions and off course drills. Traveling races and our Invitational Race.
Does not Include:
Lift tickets at Timber Ridge Ski Area or any other area. Race entry fees at the Invitational races include racing, lift ticket, the athlete and awards. Discounted lift tickets will be available for parents and siblings at the races.
What are the requirements?
In order to be in the J.D.T. program you need the following :
When are Practices and Races?
Practices: We practice every Saturday and Sunday in January and February when there is not a race.
Saturdays: 9:30 - 11:00
Sundays: 1:00 - 2:30
Here's Where to Get Information:
The TimberRidgeSki.com website in the Junior Racing section: Here you will find an overview of the Timber Ridge JDT program includeing practice and race schedules.
The J.D.T. Bulletin Board is located next to the cafeteria entrance: Here you will find updated information regarding current and upcoming events. If something changes we will post it here.
J.D.T. Race Director's Office Hours: After practice on Saturday and Sunday I will be in the race office warming up and available to you... stop by if you want to discuss something. I will be at Timber Ridge for at an hour or so after practice and I'm at the ski area on Tuesday and Thursday evenings too.
Print out the registration form on the website and mail it in with payment to:
Timber Ridge Ski Area
07500 23 1/2 Street
Gobles, MI 49055