U16 and U18 Program

U16 and U18 Apex Racers

U16 – for athletes born in 2005 or 2006,  U18 – for athletes born in 2003 or 2004

These athletes are introduced to more intensive training and competition.  The program provides a competitive series allowing them to test their skills against their peers at a regional level.  The U16 program also develops ski specific physical and mental skills and continues to develop the athlete’s technical and tactical skills.   Personal achievement, camaraderie and fun is what the program is all about.

Dryland training begins in September and the on-snow program begins at the end of November or early December through to April, conditions permitting. The U16 and U18 racers have the opportunity to train on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as through Winter Break and Spring Break.

U16 and U18 Program Fee: $2,423 and includes
– Coaching
– Dryland training based in Penticton
– BC Alpine athlete registration (includes BC Alpine membership and insurance coverage)
– BC Alpine parent/guardian registration (includes BC Alpine membership and insurance coverage)

Important Notes:
– There will be an additional charge of $100 per family for an Apex Ski Club membership and club cabin fee.
– Apex Mountain Resort lift passes and Race Fees are NOT included in the program fees.

Race FeesRace fees are in addition to program fees.  Race fees will be invoiced after each race.  Approximate annual fees are $1,600 for U16 and $1,200 for U18.

Registration:  Register on line under the Registration tab on our website.  Athletes must be registered to participate in dryland training.  Payment in full is required by November 15, 2020 to participate in ski training.

Payment method:  PayPal, cheque or extended payment plan.


Refund Policy

For athletes that are injured during the race season, a pro-rated portion of the coaching fees may be refunded. BC Alpine fees, Apex Ski Club family membership, Insurance, Competitor and AAP cards are non-refundable.

Program fees are only refunded for medical reasons. Pre-existing medical conditions do not qualify for refunds. Refunds are subject to $100 administration fee. Event and race registration fees are non-refundable. Any fees to be refunded will be done at the end of the program season.

In the case of closures or restrictions due to Covid-19 that impact the Club’s ability to provide its programs, a prorated portion of 2020/21 program fees, net of direct costs incurred by the Apex Ski Club including BC Alpine membership and insurance, will be refunded to  members. Due to the significant uncertainty related to the pandemic and its impacts, the Club will work with its members to fairly address individual situations that impact their participation on a case by case basis.