YOUTH RACING PROGRAMS
When your kids have a need for speed, putting them into one of New Hampshire's racing programs will certainly satisfy. And with groups for all ages and abilities, you'll be able to find the program that fits them best.
Please note: this information is for the previous season. We will update for 2021-22 as the season gets closer.
Attitash Mountain Resort
R.A.D. PROGRAM Rad Stands For Racing & Development - Kids Ages 6-12
An introductory junior development program for those children interested in learning about ski racing. Intermediate to advanced skiing skills required. Program follows basic philosophies of USSA (United States Ski Association) and NHARA (New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association).
• Make it fun
• Create an environment for success
• Building strong skills
• Using and managing different terrain
• Introducing gate training activities, equipment and disciplines
• Promoting competition and sportsmanship
• Building coach/athlete/parent relationships
Bretton Woods maintains race courses for recreational fun, training, and competitive teams. Bretton Woods is also home to a Competition Center for aspiring junior racers.
The Mission of the Franconia Ski Club is to impart the joys of skiing and the life-long lessons of healthy competition to the children of its broad and open membership. The club achieves its mission by providing thoughtful, caring and professional instruction in skiing and ski racing and by supporting and sponsoring all levels of NHARA and USSA Junior racing.
Cranmore Mountain Resort
Cranmore’s Race Team is a program children who show a strong interest in ski racing and have the skills to match. In this program children will master basic skills needed for race courses along with the understanding or rules and regulations.
Our multi-week race programs are sure to bring out the best in your athlete with a specialized coaching staff that is consistent week-to-week, custom race training plans and a focus on what it takes to race well on USSA courses. If you want an athlete to be the best ski racer they can be, the Race Program is your answer. Offering U8-U10, U12-U14, U16-U19, and Freestyle Competition programs.
For the past 20 years, the Ford Sayre Alpine Racing Development Program (DEVO) has given enthusiastic young skiers the ability reach the next level in the sport by emulating the technique of the best skiers on the hill. All DEVO skiers become proficient enough to have a lifetime of fun in the sport, whether or not they choose to move on to competition as they grow older and stronger.
Great Glen Trails
Great Glen is the place to social distance AND race this winter.
Ski against the clock in the skate and/or classic division, choosing either the long course (~5k) or the short course (~3km), or both! The series consists of eight weeks of timed runs with participants' (6) best age-graded times selected for series-end standings. Or, join the untimed division just to get out each week and enjoy the trails. Register directly online below; no online registration fees.
Timers are onsite starting at 9:00am until 5:00pm each Tuesday. The course is shared with snowshoers starting at 1:00pm and fatbikers from 3:00-5:00pm. All participants must leave the starting line by 5:30pm.
Individuals may register for single day participation on-site only.
- $50 Check or Cash deposit for Meister Bibs ~ you will be responsible for bringing your bib each week to race. Bring your deposit to bib pick-up on the first day you race. One-day racers will use paper bibs.
- Masks required while inside Base Lodge
- We will award prizes each week in lieu of a potluck party
- Mandatory staggered start; at least 1 min apart
- Do not congregate at the starting line
NORDIC MEISTER BENEFITS:
- (8) weeks of timed age-graded results, posted online and in the Conway Daily Sun weekly
- FREE all day skiing every Tuesday
- FREE use of rental gear every Tuesday for any new Nordic Meister!excluding snowshoes and fatbikes.
- Eligibility for over $5,000 in weekly prizes (given for both performance and participation)
- Friendly competition and camaraderie, while enjoying some of the most scenic Nordic ski terrain in New England
- All Nordic Meisters welcome to Fatbike or Snowshoe race from 1:00-5:00pm!
Gunstock Mountain Resort
Gunstock works closely with the oldest organized ski club in NH, the Gunstock Ski Club (GSC), to offer a wide variety of opportunities for young skiers, ages 6 to 18, promoting individual, as well as team competition. Racing is organized within the guidelines of the New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association (NHARA). Training takes place out of their clubhouse facility at Gunstock Mountain Resort.
Gunstock Outdoor Center
Gunstock Nordic Association (GNA) promotes Nordic skiing and ski jumping by providing quality coaching and top-notch facilities—all in a safe, respectful and encouraging environment. GNA hosts local, state, and national competitions and skiers compete in Nordic events throughout New England during the winter months.
King Pine's weekend training program is for skiers ages 8-15, who are dedicated to improving their alpine skiing and racing skills. Skiers compete in USSA races sponsored by NHARA (New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association) based on age and ability and this program travels to other mountains to compete against local race clubs at time throughout the winter.
Loon Mountain Resort
Loon Race Team is committed to creating a fun and safe learning environment in which alpine athletes can explore their true potential. LRT is committed to creating a team of ski racers that are well rounded kids and athletes. Our large and diverseCoaching Staffis dedicated to our athletes and their families – we are a team first and foremost. Plainly said – we like to go fast and have fun!
McIntyre Ski Area
The McIntyre Ski Team offers an instructional ski race program for children, ages 6 to 13. The program is designed to improve overall skiing within a racing environment. As a member of the ski team, racers will learn the basic fundamentals of skiing and apply these skills to racing. As athletes progress through the program and begin to master the skills of racing, they are exposed to the tactics of ski racing.
Mount Sunapee Resort
The Mount Sunapee Alpine Program includes Alpine Racing, Freestyle, Development, Race Development and Snowboard Development.
Our programs support and follow the philosophies of the US Ski & Snowboard Alpine/Freestyle/USASA snowboard competencies. These philosophies address physical and psychological factors which, in turn, address all aspects of athletic development.
Pats Peak Ski Team is an independent club that works closely with Pats Peak, training young athletes from 6 to 18+. PPST works under the guide of US Ski & Snowboard and NHARA (NH Alpine Racing Association).
Our season runs from the opening of Pats Peak in late November/early December and runs through the end of March, training on mostly on weekends, with night and holiday training also available.
Ragged Mountain Resort
Ragged Mountain Ski Team (RMST) is a United Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) affiliated ski team. RMST is a weekend-based Alpine ski program that strives to provide the best opportunity for young athletes of all ages, backgrounds, and commitment levels, the chance to enjoy and achieve excellence in alpine skiing and racing. We coach our athletes to become great skiers first, with a broad fundamental skill base while fostering a love for their sport. With a solid foundation of skills and a love of sport, RMST athletes will find a lifetime of skiing and racing enjoyment.
Waterville Valley Adventure Center
Meet your goals this season. Sessions address techniques to improve your skills and performance. Take one lesson or design sessions as part of a training plan.
$55 per person (Not including trail pass and rentals.
Offered by advanced registration only.
Waterville Valley Resort
The Wildcat Ski Team is an independent competitive alpine racing team and a member of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, the governing body of the U.S. Ski Team. We specialize in alpine race training for youth athletes at the U8, U10, U12 and U14 age levels. We also offer a training option designed for the high school alpine racer.
Our goal is to nurture a love of skiing, provide a fun and challenging mountain experience, and to teach the fundamentals of ski and race technique.