West Mountain Racing Program Opportunities

UpdatedTuesday May 12, 2020 byWest Mountain.

West Mountain Racing invites you to join the team! Alpine Racing Programs offered include: New For the 2020/2021 Season! WMR Academy (academy-level training and travel available for U12-U19 advanced racers. U10 participation is by invite only). Our WMR Full, Midweek Only and Weekend Only Teams, and Intro to Racing 6 Week Program! WMR Program registration Closes Nov. 1st. If you wish to join the team after Nov. 1st, please contact Program Director Sara Montgomery at sara@westmtn.net. A $200 late fee will be applied to all registrations after Nov. 1st. Intro to Race registration closes once 24 registrants have enrolled and begins in January.

Full WMR Academy and Club Brochures are attached below

WMR's Alpine Program trains on-snow beginning weekends in November at Whiteface until West opens in December and training continues until March/April. Off-season camps, and fall fitness opportunities are also offered. 

Please make sure to read all the WMR Program documents before registering for the WMR programs and email sara@westmtn.net with any questions.

Pricing and additional program information on menu to the left. 

West Mountain Racing (Alpine) -- Academy-like training (5-6 days of training a week), travel and race tuning at reasonable rates. WMR welcomes FIS, USSA and HS Ski Team athletes to join our program. Rates and privledges apply to all members. We also offer our Intro to Race 6-week program for those interested in learning the basics of racing. 

For pricing and to find your athlete's U level, click here. We have a no refund policy.

WMR Academy (U12-U19 Advanced Alpine Athletes)

The WMR Academy is customized for U12- U19 advanced alpine ski racers. U10 participation is by invitation only. These athletes are looking to advance or have advanced to post season competition and beyond. WMR reserves the right to limit participation. The WMR Core Academy includes fall dryland training, full privilege season pass, race team coat, locker space in the team building, pre-season on-snow skiing at Whifeface, Killington or another big mountain, Tuesday-Friday on-snow training at West. Tues-Thursday 3:30pm-6pm and Friday's 10-3pm, and Saturday's and Sunday's from 8:30am-3pm, and Christmas and February Break training. Camps and out of state travel are separate. Multi-child families pay the full rate for the first child and receive 50% off each additional child. The Academy program is full and on a waiting list for the 2020/2021 season. Please contact Program Director Sara Montgomery at sara@westmtn.net with questions. 

WMR Club Team Full Membership 2020/2021 (Alpine only)

West Mountain Race Full Club Team Membership is a competitive race program that travels (travel commitment varies per age group) and trains evenings during the week and on weekends. Membership to the WMR Full Club Team includes a race team coat, a Full Privilege Race Season Pass, locker space in our Race Building, Christmas and February Break training and Dryland Training in the summer and fall!

Practice/Training schedule:

  • WMR Full Program Club Team U8s train Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30am-3pm
  • WMR Full Program Club Team U10s-U19s train Tuesdays-Thursdays from 6-8 pm. Saturdays and Sundays 8:30am-3pm. 
  • Christmas week and February Break training(schedule TBD)
  • Fall Dry land training (schedule can be found on this site) : Includes hiking, biking, and other calisthenic exercises and activities.

WMR Midweek Membership 2020/2021 (Alpine only)

West Mountain Racing's Midweek ONLY Membership includes Midweek Training Only, a Midweek Race Season Pass, Christmas and February Break midweek training, and fall dryland training.
   Practice/Training schedule:

  • U8s Midweek Members meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8pm
  • U10s and older Midweek Members meet and Tuesday-Thursday 6-8 pm 
  • Christmas and February Break midweek camps (schedule TBD)
  • Summer/Fall Dry Land Training (schedule can be found on this site)  Includes hiking, biking, and other calisthenic exercises and activities.

West Mountain Racing's Weekend ONLY Membership 2020/2021 (only open to out of area athletes)

West Mountain Racing's Weekend Only Membership (open to out of area athletes) includes Saturday and Sunday Training Only (8:30am-3pm), a Weekend Only Race Pass, December and February Break Week Camps, and fall dryland.  If they race under WMR they quality for a team coat.

WMR's Friday Club 2020/2021

WMR's Friday Club is open to any USSA and high schol racers (U10-U19) from out of the area who can sneak out of school for a Friday of intensive gate training.
 Friday Club Schedule and Rates TBD. • SL or GS Training (announced the week prior) • Friday lift tickets.

Intro To Racing 6 Week Program - 2020/2021

Intro To Racing Program is a fun, non-competitive, non-travel ski race program for ALL MOUNTAIN SKIERS (ages 6-14) who are ready to be challenged by all types of terrain and snow conditions. They must be able to ski all terrain also be able to ride the lift alone. The program begins Saturday, January 9, 2021 and meets on Tuesdays from 6-8 pm and Saturdays from 9am-2pm and runs for 6 consecutive weeks. 

Race coaches will help your child develop the proper fundamental movements, skills and race tactics, and will introduce the students to gate training in a fun learning environment.

This program meets on Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm and on Saturdays 9am-2pm and includes a 6- week program pass that is valid Tuesdays from 6-9 pm and Saturdays from 9am-4pm during the program. The program does not include lunch on Saturdays. If your child has a season pass, please email sara@westmtn.net to register for the program. The price is $400, $425, $450 at each cutoff for Non-Full Season Pass Holders and $375 for Full Season Pass Holders. 

*******WMR Code of Conduct--All athletes must adhere to WMR's Code of Conduct. Athletes who do not follow the Code may be removed from training, travel or possibly the team. If an athlete is removed from the team for a major Code of Conduct violation, a refund will not be given.

*******Volunteer Service -- All WMR full  program families are required to work two WMR full-day race events per family during the season. For the 2019/2020 season, We will require a payment of $200 at the beginning of the season if you do not want to volunteer. If families do not volunteer for two full-days of races during the season, we will issue you a bill for $200 at the end of the season. If a parent would like to serve on our race crew (10 or more races), you receive a full season pass. Please email sara@westmtn.net if you are interested in race crew. We also encourage all full program familiies to help with all the West Mountain School's fundraising events as WMS supports WMR with program scholarships, safety equipment and supplies that helps keep program fees more affordable for everyone. 

POST SEASON TRAVEL

Travel, coaching and support for USSA and USASA post-season travel must be provided by the parent at a rate per coach of $116 per day, $.55 per mile, cost of coaches’ hotel room and $20 per diem food allowance and arranged through and with the coach.

MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVLEGES

Race Building -Full Members are provided space in the race building to store a backpack during the season in the Race Building. The race building is for full member athletes only as space in the building is limited due to the growing number of athletes in the program.

Team Uniform--Full Members of WMR are provided a team jacket, if registered before April 30th, as part of their program fees, which are sponsored by Whiteman Chevrolet and other businesses. The team jackets are to be worn during training, competition and on the podium,  This gives our sponsors as well as our team great brand exposure.

Team Tuning Punchcard at West Mountain Sports--Fuil WMR members can purchase a 5 punch tuning punch card at West Mountain Sports!

 

WMR Academy Brochure.pdf
WMR Club Brochure.pdf