What is Get Out and Play? GOAP is a fun, learner introduction to Winter Sports.
When Does it start? Programs will run from November to April in 4 sessions and operates straight after school finishes on a Friday for PCSD schools and Thursday for Weilenmann School of Discovery.
Who is it for? Grades 1-5 (No Grade 1 for Deer Valley).
What Ability Levels? Beginner to Intermedieate (Advanced levels are not offered due to the many options available through the community).
Where? We are lucky to work with all our local resorts, Park City Ice Arena and White Pine Nordic Center.
Click on these links to find out more information on any of the Winter Sports
- Mountain Biking
- Ice Skating
- Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding
- Freestyle/Freeride/Freeski Skiing
- Nordic Jumping
- Cross Country Skiing
Climbing camp is a great way to introduce your kids to climbing. This will be a beginner level class, focusing on learning new climbing skills while having fun. Students will learn climbing techniques through climbing games and interactive lessons. While the emphasis is always on having fun, children will also build confidence and courage through facing their fears and accomplishing goals.
This is a 4 week session and will take place at The Mine Bouldering Gym, a world-class indoor climbing facility in Kimball Junction.
COST $65 (includes coaching and shoe rental) – NO TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED to make this program affordable unfortunately we can not provide transportation however all public transportation does drop off at Kimball Junction. Please provide your child with a healthy snack and drink, one volunteer is needed each week.
For 1st -3rd grade February Session Dates are Feb 17, March 3, 10 & 17
For 1st -3rd grade February Session Dates are March 24, 31, April 7 and 21
For 1st -3rd grade April/May Session Dates are April 28, May 5, 12 and 19
The YSA is excited to offer mountain biking for 3rd-5th graders as part of the Get Out and Play Program. This is a BEGINNERS ON TRAILS program NOT a beginners on bikes. Students should know how to ride a bike and may have ridden some trails. We have teamed up with Young Riders who will be providing the coaching staff.
The program covers beginner single track trails, climbing, descending, obstacles and safety on the trails of Round Valley. $100
PARENTS WILL NEED TO DROP OFF AND PICK UP AT QUINNS JUNCTION. Park in the parking lot Gillmor Way, Quinns Junction, Park City
PLEASE NOTE THE PROGRAM WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE (there will be no refunds for bad weather).
- Helmet (compulsory your child will not be allowed to ride without one)
- Shoes and Socks (no open-toe sandals)
- Athletic clothing
- Protective eye wear (sunglasses are best)
- Cycling gloves
All lessons run for 1.5 hours. Ice Skates are provided. The first week will introduce students to the fundamentals of being on skates. Weeks 2-5 will be hosted by the Figure Skating Club, Hockey Club and Speed Skating Club and will introduce students to the fundamentals of figure skating, hockey and speed skating.
- Fall Session – 4 Weeks JRES, Trailside, McPolin & Parleys $125
- Winter Session – 5 Weeks Weilenmann ONLY $150
- Spring Session – 4 Weeks JRES, Trailside, McPolin & Parleys $125
|Programs offered||Skiing & Snowboarding||Skiing & Snowboarding||Skiing ONLY|
Park City Day
These levels are to assist with placement of your child on the first day. Instructors will assess and re-level your child after the first lesson. Ultimately, it is the decision of the instructor as to what level your child will be placed in.
1 First time, never skied and or cannot stop
2 Has skied before, can stop and is linking turns
3 Learning to control speed using turns
4 Confident making turns, beginning parallel skiing on Green runs
5 Parallel skier on green and Blue runs. Level 5 Skiing is the highest level instruction offered by this program. Higher level and/or competitive athletes are encouraged to enroll in one the other disciplines offered by GOAP.
1 First time, has never snowboarded before.
2 Has snowboarded before, is working on linking toeside and heelside turns.
3 Able to link both toeside and heelside turns on Green runs.
4 Able to link both toeside and heelside turns on Blue runs. Snowboarding level 4 is the highest level instruction offered by this program. Higher level and/or competitive athletes are encouraged to enroll in one the other disciplines offered by GOAP.
THIS PROGRAM IS FOR INTERMEDIATE SKIERS/SNOWBOARDERS ONLY
WHAT IS FREESTYLE/FREERIDE/FREESKIING? They all come from the same foundation, FREEDOM! Freedom of expression on all terrain. Introduction to basic freestyle maneuvers in the air and on the ground. Students will learn how to ski through moguls, approach terrain park features in a safe manner, experience skiing through gates and ski cross courses. Students MUST be at an intermediate level and will be invited to stay in the program following a first day evaluation.
WHAT IS FREERIDE SNOWBOARDING?
Introduction to using the Terrain Park in a safe, instructional environment. Park includes rails, boxes as well as a boarder cross course. MUST be at least an intermediate level with the ability to turn on both toe and heel edges.
WHAT IS NORDIC JUMPING? Students will be introduced to the basics of Nordic jumping. They will progress from snow bumps up through the 20 meter jump. Participants must bring their own alpine equipment, and be at least an intermediate skier.
- All lessons run for 2 hours at Utah Olympic Park for sessions 2 and 3.
- All PCSD elementary schools will participate in Session 2 and 3. WSD will not participate in Session 3.
- All participants must bring their OWN equipment.
2 & 3
|Instruction provided by
||Fly Freestyle Coaches Axis Freeride Coaches||Utah Snowboarding Coaches||Park City Nordic Ski Club Coaches|
WHAT IS CROSS COUNTRY SKIING? Introduction to the fundamentals of cross country skiing. Program will focus primarily on the foundation of cross country skiing – classic technique, with a limited skate ski component added in. Students will develop skills through games, obstacle course relays and time on the trail.
- Lessons provided by Park City Nordic Ski Club Coaches with equipment and track pass provided by WHITE PINE NORDIC CENTER for sessions 3 weeks for Park City Schools and 5 weeks for Weilenmann.
- Equipment is included with the lesson.
- Lessons will run 1.5 hours. Lesson group size will be 10-12 students to 1 lead and 1 junior instructor. These numbers will better facilitate games and activities within each group.