Turoa Academy

Turoa Academy is not a lesson, it’s a full season adventure experience!  We are primarily focused to develop intermediate to already advanced skiers and riders, however don’t worry if your not quite there yet, we do cater for all levels.  Choose from one of our great season long programmes to really specialise on the type of skiing or riding YOU love.

2017 Turoa Academy Options:

Participants will ski and ride with the same coach and group of similar ability and age each weekend. 

  1. Freeride

  2. Race (Ski Only)

  3. Freestyle

 

Freeride

Skiers aged 4-17 yrs   Snowboarders aged 8-17 yrs

Weekends Only $TBC | Weekends + 1 School Holiday Week $TBC | Weekends + 2 School Holiday Weeks $TBC  

Whether you can already ski and ride the whole mountain, or want to get the know how, Turoa Academy has a group for you.  This programme's  focus is to make strong skiers and riders even better by pushing their boundaries in a safe and fun group environment.  We explore everything Ruapehu has to offer: chutes, steeps and drops as well as introducing features in the terrain park.  

What's included?

  • Consistency of group & instructor during weekend programme
  • ‘Turoa Academy’ hoody
  • Closed day sessions in Ohakune
  • Lift line priority
LESSON DURATION
Freeride: 5 hours on snow daily Monday - Friday (9am - 3pm one hour supervised lunch)
2017 DATES
Option A: Five alternate weekends commencing 22nd July 2017
Option B: Five alternate weekends commencing 29th July 2017.
 

How do I register?

To register, download a Turoa Academy Freeride registration form and send it back to us at Turoa Snowsports Centre or contact us via email <<here>>

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Race - Ski Only 

Skiers aged 8-17 yrs  

Weekends Only $TBC | Weekends + 1 School Holiday Week $TBC | Weekends + 2 School Holiday Weeks $TBC

Do you want to improve your technique in race gates? Our Turoa Academy race squad is the option for you!  Our fully race focused programme can take young athletes from their first time in gates to being competition ready as well as giving specialized training to those already competing. We have priority on lane space on the mountain which ensures that we always have a great spot to train even on the busiest days.  

We encourage all our athletes to participate in Mt Ruapehu race events where you will be coached through their runs and experience the thrill of competition atmosphere.  Please note competitive events will require additional entry fees.  All skiers must be a minimum of level 5 to participate in this programme. 

What's included?

  • Consistency of group & instructor during weekend programme
  • ‘Turoa Academy’ hoody
  • Timed runs & results which can be compared over the season
  • Gate training each day every weekend (weather dependent)
  • Closed day sessions in Ohakune
  • Lift line priority
LESSON DURATION
Race: 5 on snow hours daily Monday - Friday (9am - 3pm one hour supervised lunch
2017 DATES 
Option A: Five alternate weekends commencing 22nd July 2017.
Option B: Five alternate weekends commencing 29th July 2017.

How do I register?

To register, download a Turoa Academy Race (ski only) registration form and send it back to us at Turoa Snowsports Centre or contact us via email <<here>>

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Freestyle

Skiers and Snowboarders aged 9-17 yrs

Weekends Only $TBC | Single Weekend Bookings $TBCea

Turoa freestyle team is all about expressing yourself.  Our experienced freestyle coach will have you throwing down a heap of new tricks as well as increasing the skills you already have.  From spins to boxes, rails and taking tricks out of the park to big mountain lines.

Please note competitive events will require additional entry fees.  To participate in this group you must already have some freestyle experience and be a confident all mountain skiier/rider.  

What's included?

  • Training with Turoa's top freestyle coach
  •  ‘Turoa Academy’ hoody (must be registered for a minimum 5 week block $tbc programme)
  • Close day sessions in Ohakune
  • Lift line priority
LESSON DURATION
Freestyle: 5 hours on snow daily (9am - 3pm one hour supervised lunch
2017 DATES 
Option A: Five alternate weekends commencing 22nd July 2017.
Option B: Five alternate weekends commencing 29th July 2017.
Single weekend bookings available

 

 

 

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Note:

Programme fees do not cover lift passes or equipment rental. We require a minimum of 4 registrations per group for the programme to run. If we have fewer than the minimum required then the timings of the programme will change appropriately.  Refunds will only happen in the case of injury or illness with a doctors certificate.  All cancellations will be subject to a $25 admin fee and issued in the form of RAL credit vouchers.   .  Any cancellations within 24 hours prior to the programme starting will not be eligible for  credit.  Indoor will be done for a maximum of two out of 5 days.  If the mountain is closed for more than 50% of the programme then RAL credit will be provided for lost time. Indoor time is provided as part of the programme and is optional, however no refund will be issued in the case of not attending indoor sessions. There will be no refunds in the event of bad weather.

All pricing as listed from November 2015 is in NZD and includes GST of 15%. Prices are accurate at the time of page update for the 2016 season. Products and/or prices may be subject to change without notice.

Use of credit card will incur a 1.75% processing fee.

For information and/or questions:

Turoa Snowsports Centre 
Ph: 06 385 8456 ext 5611
Fax: 06 385 8992
Postal: Turoa Ski Area, PO Box 46, Ohakune
Email: turoasnowsports@mtruapehu.com

 

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Accommodation & Activities

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Turoa Adult Performance Weekends

The Turoa Academy 

The Holiday Crew 


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