Development Program / Youth B (target ages 13-14)

The Development Program / Youth B group for ages 13-14 slides 4-6 times for the full-time program, which also includes summer training. Newcomers to this program/first year athletes can choose from sliding once per week to four times per week (no summer training).

 

Program Components

November to March

  • Full-Time Development Program (includes summer training)
    • 4-6 times per week ($2500), November start date
  • Newcomers Development Program (no summer training). First year Luge athletes; luge Sliding & coordination development.

    • 4 times per week ($1000), November start date

    • 2 times per week ($750), November start date

    • 1 time per week ($400), November start date

(March to April: OFF)

May to October: 

  • Wheeled Luge, strength training, coordination development, flat ice training
    • Up to 4 times per week

Competitions (November to March)

  • NORAM Cup #1/Lake Placid (Nov. 11-19, 2017)
  • BC Cup #1 (Dec. 15-16, 2017)
  • NORAM Cup #2/Calgary (Jan. 8-14, 2018)
  • NORAM Cup #3 / BC Cup #2/Whistler (Jan. 26-28, 2018)
  • BC Cup #3 (Feb. 23-24, 2018)
  • Canada Cup/Calgary (Feb. 15-11, 2018)
  • Youth Canadian Championships/Whistler (Mar. 3-4, 2018)
  • BC Provincial Championships (Mar. 9-10, 2018)

Travel

  • Trip to Lake Placid, NY/Training Camp & NORAM Cup #1 (Nov. 10-20, 2017), Cost: $2000-$2500
  • Trip to Calgary/NORAM (Jan. 7-15, 2018), Cost TBD
  • Trip to Calgary/Canada Cup (Feb. 4-12, 2018), Cost: TBD
  • Additional training camp opportunities available to those selected to the Provincial Team

 

2017-2018 Program Fees (payment plans available)

  • Full Time Athletes (includes summer training): $2500/ season
  • Newcomer (first year sliders only): 4 times per week $1000/season
  • Newcomer (first year sliders only): 2 times per week $750/season
  • Newcomer (first year sliders only): 1 time per week $400/season

All luge athletes have to be regular members of the BC Luge Association (membership $25/year, registration during program sign-up)

 

Registration

To register for this program or if you have any further questions, please contact Katelyn Jopson, Sport Coordinator, Whistler Sliding Centre, by email or by phone at 604-964-0034.