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Ski & Ride Programs and Activities for Teens at Smuggs
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Smugglers' Notch offers a variety of outdoor adventures for teens all day long.
Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding or Telemark Skiing Experience our 3 big mountains with over 310 acres of ski and snowboard trails. We have something for everyone from well-groomed gentle cruisers to the only triple black diamond in the East, The Black Hole - for experts only! We also have glades and terrain parks.
Let us help you maximize the exhilaration and satisfaction of your on-mountain experience. Check out the Notch Squad ages 11-15 or the Mountain Explorers ages 16-20 for more adventure. You can select from 2 hour, 4 hour, or customized private lessons. If you haven't tried skiing or snowboarding before, we'll get you moving and turning on the hill faster than you can imagine in our First-Timer Program. Teens (ages 13-17) on our Club Smugglers' FamilyFest or Summit Package have 2 hour group lessons included, so you can start your vacation by hooking up with other skiers and riders. Airboard Slalom
Monday, 8:00 pm
An Airboard is an inflated sled similar in size to a water raft and A-shaped. You can carve perfect turns as you cruise down the mountain. Airboards are fun and fast and one of the greatest Winter sporting inventions. Night School for Boarding & Night School for Jibbing
Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you ready for your first snowboard experience? Are you already a skier or rider and want to try your first freestyle moves? Then try one of our Night School programs. Night School for Boarding is a great way for families and everyone else to go snowboarding for the first time. Night School for Jibbing is our program designed to utilize small, entry-level terrain park features to introduce level 4-6 skiers & riders to the world of freestyle. With 1 1/2-hour group sessions and another one-hour of practice time (with coaches on the hill to help you out), new riders and new jibbers can experience the excitement of snowboarding or freestyle skiing.
Ages 6 - adult. $49 per person, per session, includes Burton Learn to Ride equipment rental. Must sign up prior to 3:30 pm at the Guest Service Desk or the Ski & Ride Desk. Space available basis. Get outfitted for your equipment between 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm at 3 Mountain Equipment. Meet at Sir Henry's Learning & Fun Park after you've been fitted for your equipment. Cross-country skiing Join us at our Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center and enjoy 34 kilometers of beautiful cross-country trails for every level from beginner to expert. Rental equipment is available there too. We also have several group and private cross-country lessons.
Snowshoeing Our Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center also offers 24 kilometers of dedicated snowshoe trails for every level from beginner to expert. Redfeather snowshoes are available for rent at the Nordic Center. We have an extensive list of snowshoe lessons and tours to choose from.
Ice Skating Twirl and glide across our outdoor ice skating rink (weather permitting). Located next to the Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Adventure Center. Access is FREE. Rental skates are available at the Nordic Center. We understand that sometimes teens need their own space just as much as parents need to know they're secure. Our supervised teen center, Teen Alley (ages 13-18) allows older kids to enjoy what they like most: high-speed Internet access, TV, Xbox 360, DVDs, ping-pong, pool, music, snacks, and activities with friends their own age.
Teen Alley Teen Center - Ages 13-19 Open Daily, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Teen Alley is centrally located in The Village near other Resort amenities. In this special, supervised center, you'll be able to hang out with other kids your age. Teen Alley has high speed internet access, TV's, Xbox360®, DVDs, pool table, ping-pong and music.
December 4, 2015 - April 3, 2016 11 & 12 year olds are welcome in Teen Alley from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm daily.
Use of Teen Alley is included in the Club Smugglers' Packages.
Special Events - meet at Teen Alley!
Ping Pong Tournament Sunday, 9:00 pm Join us in Teen Alley for a friendly game of ping pong
Teen Jam Band! Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Bring your instruments or use some of ours to collaborate with fellow guests and our house musician Jammin' Sam for a one-of-a-kind musical performance!
Airboard Slalom Monday, 8:00 pm Want to try Airboarding? Get out on our slalom course and test your skills.
Dodgeball Tuesday, 9:00 pm Our favorite game is back! Join us for our famous dodgeball tournament.
Teen Karaoke Wednesday, 9:00 pm Express yourself with your friends at Karaoke.
Jam Band Performance Thursday, 7:00 pm Join us at 5:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at Teen Alley for a Meet & Greet to prepare for Thursday's 7:00 pm performance.
Walla Balla Challenge Thursday, 9:00 pm See if you have what it takes to be a Walla Balla Champion.
FunZone Mania Friday, 9:00 pm Join us in the FunZone for laughter and excitement as you have the place all to yourselves!
DJ Dance Party at the FunZone Saturday, 9:00 pm Enjoy dancing to a DJ spinning your favorite tunes. Bring your friends and leave your parents at home! Meet at the FunZone. These events are subject to change.
11 & 12 year olds are welcome in Teen Alley from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm daily.
Use of Teen Alley is included in the Club Smugglers' Packages. December 4, 2015 - April 3, 2016
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