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SKI AND BOARD SWAP
Session 1: 9:15am Saturday Jan 4 / National Altitude Training Center
Freestyle Facility Tour: 10am
Session 2: 1pm Saturday Jan 4 / SS Freestyle Drop-off Tent
Session 3: 9:15 Sunday Jan 5 / SS Freestyle Drop-of Tent
To Fundamentalz Skiers!
Happy New Year! This is a reminder that SS Freestyle Freestyle Fundamentalz starts this weekend!
General Program Schedule - All programs
The Freestyle Fundamentalz meeting place is conveniently located next to the drop-off area. Look for the Silver Star Freestyle Club Tents and Fundamentalz sign.
Click Here to view your groups for the first day. Please go to the coach group you are assigned to. Volunteers and coaches will be on hand to welcome you. There will be some moving around in groups over the first couple weeks until we get settled. Please remind the coaches of your friend requests. Coaches will hold up a sign with their name on it.
If you are late:
We leave the village at 9am and will go up the Gondola for games and warm-up. If you find yourself late please txt Wade. 250-550-5322.
Child Pick up:
At the end of each session we return your children in front of the the brown bag lunch room.
Here is a list of things we need to do and be ready for at the beginning of the first Fundamentalz session:
Click here to view the FUNdamentalz calendar.
Introduction Sessions - PARENTS PLEASE READ
Session: 9:15am Saturday / National Altitude Training Center
Freestyle Facility Tour: 10am
Session 2: 1pm Saturday / SS Freestyle Drop-off Tent
Session 3: 9:15 Sunday / SS Freestyle Drop-of Tent
SS Freestyle has huge community support. We encourage everyone to support our sponsors, partners and local business. It's because of the many volunteers efforts that SS Freestyle can offer quality programming at competitive rates.
See you on the slopes!
SS Freestyle would like to welcome all the NEW members to the club. May you find your experience with SS Freestyle Safe and Fun. SS Freestyle looks forward to seeing your children progress and become passionate about freestyle skiing and/or snowboarding.
And if your not new to the club thank-you for you continuing support and passion. It takes a community!
Happy Holidays to all and see you on the slopes!
From Freestyle BC - Timber Tour registration. Please encourage your athletes that will be competing this winter to sign up for the Timber Tour and Super Youth events sooner, rather than later. Our first event is just over one month away and spots are filling up quickly. We will be opening up the door for Fernie athletes to register for this event on December 23rd and want to make our BC athletes do not miss out.
NEW! - SS Freestyle is stoked to launch its own line of merchandise with SS Freestyle Branding. New stuff coming on-line in the new year as well.
Click here for direct link to the SS Freestyle Store.
SS Freestyle work parties are in full swing now. We ask the membership to familiarize your selves with the new process. Lots of hands make light work so the kids can have world leading freestyle ski and snowboard facilities. Remember now experience is necessary!
Job Board - There will be two job boards posted.
1. Online job board at www.ssfreestyle.com this will be updated Thursday or Friday each week. Click Here.
2. Freestyle Shack Job Board - each morning on the weekends this board will be updated with LOCATION and TIMES. Please check when you drop you children off for programs.
There is still some space in Winter Break Camps. Click here for registration and details.
SS Freestyle Competitions Calendar
Freestyle BC Events
Freestyle Canada Events
IFSA Jr Events
Thursday Comp and Snowsports Academy Teams between the clouds at the top of Silver Star
SS Freestyle Snowboard Slopestyle Team - Day 1 on snow
Silver Star Air Bag set-up - Saturday Dec 7 at Lower Air Site - 10am
Air Bag Jump Prep - Progress report Dec 6 - Hayden Person on the shovel
When: Sunday November 24 @ 4:30
Location: Longhorn Pub
Tickets: $16 ea. or buy at the door
RSVP - firstname.lastname@example.org
November 29 @ 5pm - SS Freestyle is seeking a committee to sell food and promote the club at 2019 Silver Star Mountain Light Up. Please contact the following email to help make this the best light-up and BBQ fundraiser ever!
If you are coming to the light-up try to be at the hill by 5pm. We expect big attendance.
Vernon Maven Lane - Wednesday November 27, 5pm at Maven Lane Gym
Silver Star Light-Up - Friday November 29 at Silver Star
Silver Star Air Bag set-up - Saturday Dec 8 at Lower Air Site
Send It Land It Nailed It - Feb 15-17 at Silver Star
Snowsports Academy Athlete Lucas H. sliding his first rail of the season 2019-20
If your kids need ski or board gear Attridge is the place to take your trades. Have Attridge give your gear a free "trade in assessment". At Attridge your gear is worth something. Trade in for the latest winter hard goods:
Attridge Ski Gear
Attridge Snowboard Gear
Or ask their friendly staff to see what is in stock for good condition used product. Attridge is a proud sponsor and supporter of SS Freestyle programs. Note - some conditions apply. Think Snow. Think Attridge.
Online store - www.attridge.ca / Store - Vernon BC, across from Village Green Mall on 48th ave.
RSVP - email@example.com
SS Freestyle is seeking a committee to sell food and promote the club at 2019 Silver Star Mountain Light Up. Please contact the following email to help make this the best light up ever!
When: Sunday October 20 - 10am
Location: SS Freestyle Air Site
What to bring: Pruners and/or garden saw
Tasks: knock down the alder so we can use facilities with less snow on Air Site and Moguls; do clean up at air site.
Dress for the weather.
Tuesday October 22nd - 6-8pm. Membership has its privileges - Get out for some banger deals Olympia Cycle & Ski next Tuesday 6-8pm!
SS Freestyle has an great partnership with the Air House in Kelowna to run a comp team program Wednesday nights. We encourage all members to get to Air House as it is a world leading facility and programs. www.airhouse.com .
Location: Cousins Bay Parking lot to No Boats
Next Ride: 5-7pm Friday - October 11
Led by Sun Country Cycle
If you need new gear sell your old gear on-line with SS Freestyle. OR find great deals on used gear. Join the SS Freestyle Swap group.
The Sarah Burke Foundation has opened up two - $7,500 bursaries, for the next wave of up and coming skiers. This is an amazing opportunity to help support your dreams in freestyle skiing; and to elevate those around you through positive action and the realization of your goals. Click here to go to this application, deadline for applications is Oct. 31.
Hey all you turkeys!!! SS Freestyle would like to wish all its members a very Happy Thanksgiving 2019! "gobble gobble"
Reminder - There are NO programs scheduled Monday October 14, 2019.
SS Freestyle ~ Freestyle BC ~ IFSA Jr Freeski (big mtn)
SS Freestyle program calendars: here
Vernon Track and Field head coach Ian Cameron and Vernon track star Jayda led the Snowsports Academy at some outdoor field sessions this fall.
2019 Snowsports Academy fall training up at VSS - really not sure what they were pointing at?
Led by Sun Country Cycle.
Top of the lookout trail in Kal Park
BG Land Construction and SCV Contracting is moving dirt! SS Freestyle is going to be sending it this season!
Come join SS Freestyle at Olympia Cycle and Ski for club discounts on 2019/20 products!
6pm-8pm - Tuesday October 22 - Click here
The Sarah Burke Foundation has opened up two - $7,500 bursaries, for the next wave of up and coming skiers. This is an amazing opportunity to help support your dreams in freestyle skiing; and to elevate those around you through positive action and the realization of your goals. Click here to go to this application, deadline for applications is Oct. 3.
All SS Freestyle programs are now posted at www.ssfreestyle.com. If you have any questions feel free to contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org - Wade Garrod, Program Director
email@example.com - Crispin Lipscomb, Head Coach Snowboard
firstname.lastname@example.org - Head Coach Freestylerz and Gteam
email@example.com - Laura Chatham, Gstyle coordinator / Gteam Leader
5-7pm Friday, October 4 - Jade & Juniper Bay parking lot - "lookout loop"
Fall programs are in full swing at Maven Lane Vernon, The Air Barn Armstrong and Air House in Kelowna. Thanks to all the facility partners who provide space for the SS Freestyle trampoline programs to exist in the North Okanagan. SS Freestyle Club trampoline programs has over 150 kids and teens signed-up for programs this fall.
Recent changes - SS Freestyle regrets to announce that due to changes in trampoline industry regulations it is on the market to have to find a new Vernon location for its fall 2020 trampoline program (Next Year). 2000-3000 Square ft of space with Roof height of 20-30 ft is what SS Freestyle is looking for. SS Freestyle thanks Maven Lane for its amazing support of the SS Freestyle programs over the last 6 years. In that time over a 1000 kids have had an opportunity to participate and learn skills in a safe and fun activity.
There is still some spots in 2019 fall programs. Click here to view the registration webpage.
This week SS Freestyle will partner up with North Okanagan cycling society to ride at Becker Park 3 to 5pm. Join in for the toonie BBQ after 5pm. Bring any bike and ride the pump tracks and flow trail with Head Coach Hayden Person! Click here for more details.
Mason Swanson riding a slab on EC Connector
SS Freestyle would like to give some special appreciation for its North Okanagan corporate and small business donors. And our many volunteers. In the last few weeks much has been done to get ready for fall and winter programs. Over 150 kids participate in fall programs and close to 200 in our winter programs. Very recently the following businesses have directly made a huge difference in our community by supporting youth freestyle sports in the Greater Vernon and the North Okanagan:
BG Land Construction - Project lead of expansion
DCT Chambers - Transportation of expansion supplies
M & K Ready Mix - Concrete supplier
Silver Star Mountain - Mountain Partner
Brent moving Blocks
DCT Transportation unloading
SCV Contracting - Maven and Armstrong facility set-up and transportation
Thanks to all those families that helped hands-on setting up tramps this fall. And a special thanks to Matt Brown, Ryan Johnson, Speedpro and the team working to renovate the events trailer that showcase all our awesome partners.
Outside work complete
Inside work complete
A big thank you to all of our sponsors!