Level Up
Join our fun weekend & holiday programmes or join Team Ruapehu for competitive coaching at Tūroa or Whakapapa

Programmes & Training

Whatever your ability or experience, there’s a programme for you at Mt Ruapehu! From elite training for athletes aspiring to be NZ’s next Olympians with Team Ruapehu Race or Freeride/Freestyle, to those who just want to hang with a new group of friends & get better on snow, there’s something for everyone. Choose from kids or adult Academy (alternate weekends), kids Holiday Crew (school holidays) or adult week-long programmes.

Kids Programmes

Choose from Academy for full day lessons & lunch over five weekends in a safe group environment or the Holiday Crew for weeks of fun during NZ school holidays! Get all day lessons & hang out with a cool group of kids. Suitable for beginners through to intermediate skiers & snowboarders.

Your kids will make new friends, have heaps of fun & get to explore the whole mountain with the same group each weekend.

Adult Programmes

Join other like-minded people for lots of fun & laughter on programmes designed to progress your skiing and riding.

Week-long options available for your next big ski trip with Mens and Ladies' Weeks or alternating weekends for our regulars with Academy.

Competitive Race Coaching

Top-level coaching for serious skiers. Join one of our competitive ski race teams - choose from weekends or commit to full time training throughout the season & hone your skills to compete at a national level.

Team Ruapehu Freeride Freestyle

Top level coaching designed to support ski & ride athletes who participate in SSNZ Slopestyle and NZ Junior Freeride Tour Competition Events, at regional and national level.

Instructor Training

Kickstart a whole new career! Learn to become a ski or snowboard instructor. Train for your NZSIA/SBINZ qualifications
Our Sponsors