Buck Hill Rise: Your Child's Gateway to Elite Ski Racing

Welcome to Buck Hill's acclaimed "Rise Intro to Ski Racing Program" – a meticulously crafted journey for budding ski enthusiasts aged between 6 and 9 who have gone through the basics of ski lessons and are looking into exploring the world of youth ski racing. Whether your child is already skiing the blues or just getting familiar with the slopes, this program promises an unmatched learning curve tailored to young talents.

Elevate Ski Skills and Dive into Racing Techniques: At its heart, the program centers on amplifying core skiing abilities while introducing foundational ski racing techniques. By blending a series of strategic drills, crucial gate training, and directed free skiing, our approach provides a comprehensive yet enjoyable learning experience.

The Pathway to Distinguished Ski Racing Teams: Rise doesn’t just stop at teaching skiing; it’s a stepping stone. By the end of this program, your child will be aptly equipped to ascend to the esteemed D-Team, and subsequently, if the passion continues to burn bright, the elite ranks of the Buck Hill Ski Race Team.

Trained by the Best to Be the Best: Guiding this transformative journey are our handpicked professional coaches, each possessing a deep reservoir of experience and expertise. Their commitment ensures your child doesn’t just learn ski racing, but imbibes the essence of the sport.

An 11-Week Commitment to Excellence: The Rise program spans across 11 enriching weeks, designed to encapsulate the zenith of ski coaching. As days progress, you’ll witness firsthand your child's burgeoning passion for skiing, morphing into tangible skills and a palpable increase in confidence.

Secure Your Spot Now! With our unwavering commitment to quality, we limit the number of participants in the Rise program to ensure each child gets the attention they deserve. Reserve your spot early and let your young skier embark on an unparalleled adventure with Buck Hill Rise.

Watch the future of ski racing unfold, one slope at a time. Buck Hill Rise – where dreams meet the snow.


Intro to Ski Racing is not a beginner program. All athletes must be able to ride the chairlift unassisted and ski controlled on green runs while making linked turns. Coaches will assess readiness on the first day of training.

Cost: $650.00

Date & Time: Saturdays | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Program Dates:

      December 2, 9, 16, 30

      January 6, 13, 20, 27

      February 3, 10, 17

Age requirements: must be at least 6 years old by December 1, 2023 | Must be no older than 9 years old on February 27, 2024

Required season pass not included in registration.

Have questions about our Intro to Ski Racing program? Email or call the Race Department at 952-255-6707.