Frequently Asked Questions
Programs and Camps
Kimberley Alpine Team offers entry level, alpine and freestyle ski programs for children of various ages.
You can read more about our programs here.
Any child from 6 and over must at a minimum be able to turn and stop on command, and be comfortable loading and sitting on a high speed quad chairlift.
Children 10 years old and over should be comfortable on all terrains of a ski hill and be confident on blue runs. Most children in these categories have had significant time on the ski hill.
Each athlete should have:
- skis, poles, boots and helmets
- good quality ski clothing to stay warm, dry and comfortable
Five year old children don't need poles.
It is also recommended to have hand warmers and a second pair of gloves that they can switch for at lunch time for those cold and wet days.
U12/U14/U16 and FIS athletes will require some additional equipment. This may include FIS approved helmets, shin guards, mouth guards. Please contact Program Director Ben Cohen if you have any questions about required equipment.
Parent involvement is crucial to the the club.
The coaching staff is paid to plan and deliver the programs. The administration and promotion of the club and the organization of events throughout the season is done by our parent volunteers.
See our Volunteering page for more information.
Yes. The program fees do not include lift tickets. It is the members' responsibility to obtain lift tickets or a season pass before the start of the programs.
Check with RCR for more information about lift tickets and season passes.
Head to our Registration page and select the program you are interested in. You will then be redirected to our registration platform to complete the registration.
Registration is generally open in September. Previous members will receive an email when registration opens.
Registration fees can be paid in the following ways:
- Credit card on TeamSnap
- Cheque - mail to Kimberley Alpine Team, P.O. Box 222, Cranbrook, BC, V1A 2Y6
- E-Transfer to kimberleyalpineteam.ca
Note: TeamSnap charges a transaction fee that is non refundable
Their are some programs that can help you with the cost of the program. Our Discounts and Funding page is a good place to start.
It is MANDATORY for all members to sign the ACA waiver. Members who have not signed the ACA waiver will NOT be covered by BC Alpine insurance.