Teaching Kids life skills through the Love of Skiing Frequently Asked Questions Programs and Camps Which programs do you offer? Expand Kimberley Alpine Team offers entry level, alpine and freestyle ski programs for children of various ages. You can read more about our programs here. What skiing ability and experience should my child(ren) have? Expand 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. What equipment do athletes need? Expand 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 rainy days. Are parents required to participate? Expand Members 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 volunteers. Without the involvement of volunteers, the cost of running the club will be higher and our program fees will increase. See our Volunteering page for more information. Do we have to buy lift tickets? Expand 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. Registration How do I register my kid(s) Expand 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. When can I register my child(ren)? Expand Registration is generally open in September. Previous members and anyone who signed up for our newsletters will receive an email when registration opens. What payment methods does the club accept? Expand We accept payments by credit card via Paypal and by cheques to be mailed to Kimberley Alpine Team, P.O. Box 373, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 4H9. Note: PayPal's transaction fees (2.9% + 30 cent) are passed on to the members. Will I be charged transaction fees? Expand PayPal's transaction fees (2.9% + 30 cent) are passed on to the members. We also accept payments by cheque. If you choose to pay by cheque, sent it to Kimberley Alpine Team, P.O. Box 222, Kimberley, BC, V1A 2Y6 When can I expect to receive my tax receipt Expand Tax receipt be made available to the members at the latest by the end of February. Note: Program fee can only be claimed for the fiscal year the payment has been made. What funding programs are available to help with the registration cost? Expand 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. Why do I have to fill a Alpine Canada registration and waiver form? Expand 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. Newsletter Sign up to receive email updates. Name Please enter your name. Email Address Please enter a valid email address. Subscribe! Thanks for subscribing!You will receive updates every month through the ski season and the pre-season.Kimberley Alpine Team Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again. Ski Camps Discover our programs. Get more training days. Have an awesome time with other keen skiers and great coaches. Check our Christmas and Spring Camps.