performance centre

Want to take your skiing or riding to a new level? Our range of Performance Centre advanced ski and snowboard programs are available at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables for all age groups and various ability levels.

KIDS programs

Kid's ski and snowboard programs are all about safety, fun and learning. Lessons are a great way for young children to develop a stronger love of skiing and snowboarding.

Coronet peak programs

 Name 

Age group 

When 

Where 

Little Rippers 

4 to 6 years 

Saturdays

throughout the season 

Coronet Peak 

Peak Squad 

7+ years 

Saturdays

throughout the season 

Coronet Peak 

Mountain Holiday Program

Skiers: 5+ years - Snowboarders: 8+ years 

Winter school holidays 

Coronet Peak 

Coronet Peak Performance Centre Holiday Program

6+ years 

Winter school holidays

Coronet Peak 

Intro to QAST Holiday Program

7+ years

Winter school holidays

Coronet Peak 

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Little rippers

Designed for 4 to 5 yrs, the Little Rippers ski school program is all about safety, fun and learning at Coronet Peak.

It’s a great way for young children to develop a love of skiing. Kids have the same coach for every lesson and fun is guaranteed. Each Little Rippers skier will be assigned to a group based on their age and ability (maximum group size of five) and these groups will stay together during the program.
Age: Skiers must be 4-5 years old. 
Includes: Lessons and lunch.
You will need: A valid lift pass and ski hire if required.
Minimum Ability Level: Level 2. Children under 4 years of age may be considered on a case ­by ­case basis. 

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2017 DATES: 
Session 1: July 29th, August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 
Session 2: September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

LITTLE RIPPERS  PRICE

Single Session - 5 days

9am - 3pm

$400

Both Sessions - 10 days

9am - 3pm

$720

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peak squad

For your children aged 6 to 16 yrs, the Peak Squad ski program at Coronet Peak focuses on developing strong skiers who can rip all over the mountain.

Racecourses, terrain parks, on and off­ piste as well as chutes and steeps will all be used to challenge the skiers within a safe and fun environment. Each Peak Squad skier will be assigned to a group based on their age and ability (maximum group size of seven) and these groups will stay together throughout the program. Young skiers will learn and develop solid basic techniques for both racing and free skiing.
Age: Skiers must be 6 - 16 years old. 
Includes: Lessons and lunch.
You will need: to purchase a valid lift pass and ski hire if required.
Minimum Ability Level: Suitable for Level 5 and 6.

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2017 DATES: 
Session 1: July 29th, August 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 
Session 2: September 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

PEAK SQUAD  Price

Single Session - 5 days

9am - 3pm

$400

Both Sessions - 10 days

9am - 3pm

$720

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school holiday programs

The Mountain Holiday program is for all ability levels and runs throughout the NZ school holidays over five days at Coronet Peak. If you are looking for something more challenging The Performance Centre Holiday Program and Intro to QAST Holiday Program offer more to experienced skiers.

mountain holiday program

THE MOUNTAIN HOLIDAY PROGRAM IS A FIVE DAY SKI AND SNOWBOARD LESSON PROGRAM THAT RUNS FROM 10AM TO 4PM DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS.

The Mountain Holiday multi-day program is for all ability levels with an emphasis on FUN and learning, and requires a certain level of stamina. This school holiday program runs over five days at Coronet Peak only. Kids are grouped based on their age and ability and teamed up with top children's instructors from around the world.This is an all‐day, multi-day ski and snowboard program.The Mountain Holiday program might not be suitable for all five year olds, it depends on your child's confidence and stamina levels. Program runs 10am to 4pm. 
Age: Skiers must be at least five years old and snowboarders must be at least eight years old.
Includes: Morning and afternoon lessons and lunch for five consecutive days.
You will need:a valid lift pass and ski hire if required.
Minimum ability level: Open to all ability levels.

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2017 DATES: 26th - 30th June, 3rd - 7th July, 10th - 14th July, 17th - 21st July, 18th -22nd September, 25th -29th September

MOUNTAIN HOLIDAY PROGRAM   PRICE

Child/Youth 

5-15 yrs 

$505

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performance centre holiday program

The Coronet Peak Performance Centre Holiday program is for kids aged 6+ years. The program runs over 12 days of the NZ school holiday's. 

We aim to provide an environment of fun and progression while developing solid fundamental skills. Emphasis will be placed on developing ripping all mountain skiers. Our coaches will show all the mountain has to offer. This is the right program for skiers who are looking for a challenge, want to enjoy skiing the whole mountain and develop into confident skiers. Program runs 9am to 2pm daily. 
Age: 6+ years.
Includes: Lessons/coaching and lunch.
You will need: a valid lift pass and ski hire if required.
Minimum Ability Level: Skiers who can parallel on all terrain and use the T-bar by themselves.

Optional: Participate in the Coronet Peak Interfield race on the final day of the program.

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2017 DATES: 9th - 12th, 14th - 17th and 19th - 22nd July

PERFORMANCE CENTRE HOLIDAY PROGRAM  Price

Child/Youth 

6+yrs

$1200

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INTRO TO QAST HOLIDAY PROGRAM

The Intro to Qast Holiday program is suitable for skiers aged 7 years and over. The program runs over 12 days of the New Zealand school holiday's. 

The program is suitable for:

  • Skiers already racing at local or national schools level
  • Strong skiers wanting an introduction to ski racing and moving into the QAST club program after the school holiday's. 

Kids get the opportunity to train on the world class ski racing terrain at Coronet Peak throughout the July school holiday's. Each skier will be assigned to a group that they participate in for the length of the program. QAST ski uniforms are also included for all participants. Program runs from 9am to 2pm daily. 
Age: 7+ years.
Includes: Lessons/coaching and lunch. Participating in Coronet Peak Interfield race on the final day of the program. 
You will need: a valid lift pass and ski hire if required 
Minimum Ability Level: Level 4,skiers who can parallel on all terrain and use the T-bar by themselves.

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2017 DATES: 9th - 12th, 14th - 17th and 19th - 22nd July

INTRO TO QAST HOLIDAY PROGRAM  Price

Child/Youth

7+ years

$1200

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ADULT programs

There are ski and snowboard lesson programs available at both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables for level 3 and above skiers and snowboarders.

womens ski sessions

Women's Ski Sessions enable you to reach your full potential in an atmosphere that is fun, uplifting and motivating.

Run by women and especially designed for girl skiers over the age of 16. In this one or two­ day ski school program at Coronet Peak you will learn the fundamentals of women's techniques, tactics and ski equipment. You’ll conquer a lot of challenges, up­skill to the next level and have a great time with other women. You will need to purchase a valid lift pass to participate in this program. 

Mountain: Coronet Peak

2017 DATES:  June 24th-25th. July 4th-5th. July 11th-12th. July 18th-19th*. August 5th-6th, August 12th-13th**.

Includes: Lessons and coaching, breakfast on the first morning + coffee, video analysis, a detailed ability report 

Minimum Ability Level: Intermediate. Suitable for Level 3 and above. 
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WOMENS SKI SESSIONS*  Price

One Day, 9am - 4pm

$150

Two Days, 9am - 4pm

$250

*Minimum participant numbers apply for these dates.

**Guaranteed to run unless mountain is closed 

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black diamond dudes & DIVAs

BLACK DIAMOND DIVAS

The Black Diamond Divas will take your skiing from good to awesome and is designed for girls aged 16+ years. Take your skiing to a new level with technical skills and coaching from ex-NZ racer/demo team member Masters ski racer Fiona Boyer. Prepare for Masters racing or Winter Classic including Technical development, drills, gates and video analysis.

Mountain: Coronet Peak

2017 DATES: Sunday's only, 9 am – 2pm, six weeks. Dates TBC.

Minimum Ability Level: Required; Parallel on all terrain, can ski most black runs. 

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Cost: $600

 

BLACK DIAMOND DUDES

The Black Diamond Dudes will take your skiing from good to awesome and is designed for males aged 16+ years. Take your skiing to a new level with technical skills and coaching from ex-NZ racer/demo team member, Masters ski racer Fiona Boyer. Prepare for Masters racing or Winter Classic including Technical development, drills, gates and video analysis. 

Mountain: Coronet Peak.

2017 DATES: Sunday's only, 9 am – 2pm, six weeks. Dates TBC.

Minimum Ability Level: Required; Parallel on all terrain, can ski most black runs. 
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Cost: $600

need for speed

THE CORONET PEAK 'NEED FOR SPEED' MEN'S SKI SESSIONS ARE TWO DAY PROGRAMS. THEY RUN SIX HOURS PER DAY AND START ON SATURDAY 17TH JUNE. SKI WITH A GROUP WHO HAS SIMILAR GOALS AND GET YOURSELF TO THE NEXT LEVEL AND BEYOND.  

Our dedicated and experienced trainers will help push your limits in everything the mountain has to offer. Focusing on developing efficient technique that will allow you to ski faster and longer with more control and more energy at the end of the day. You can choose to join the entire two day programme or just drop in for either one of the training days. We meet in the Café each morning to make a plan for the day and enjoy a complementary breakfast and coffee.  Get a group of blokes together and run your own programme on dates that suit you.** 

Mountain: Coronet Peak

When: Weekends, 9am – 4pm 

2017 DATES: TBC

Register: One week prior to each session

Minimum Ability Level: Required; Parallel on all terrain, can ski most black runs. 

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NEED FOR SPEED*  PRICE

ONE DAY, 9AM - 4PM

$150

TWO DAYS, 9AM - 4PM

$250

*Guaranteed to run unless mountain is closed **Minimum participant numbers apply

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masters race training

If you’re planning to compete in the Coronet Peak Masters then prepare with our crew on our two­ day Race Training camp. 

Participate in a blend of drills, free skiing skill development and move in and out of the course to build your movement patterns. Each day will consist of two full hours of stick dodging, followed by video analysis. You will focus on Giant Slalom on day one and Slalom on day two. There will be a support crew to set, be ready and repair courses and to help you train without delays.

Mountain: Coronet Peak

Includes: Coaching and training. You will need to purchase a valid lift pass. 

2017 DATES: TBC 


MASTERS RACE TRAINING Price

One day

$90

Two days

$180

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parklife camps

The Parklife Camps for women only are fun, supportive, full day's of freestyle coaching for intermediate and above level snowboarders and skiers. Only available at The Remarkables Volkl Ski Queens is a one-day camp for skiers and Burton Snowbroads is for women riders.

Burton snowbroads

The Burton Snowbroads camp is a fun, supportive, full day of freestyle coaching for intermediate and above level snowboarders.

The camp suits all freestyle abilities from the first-time park riders to those looking to improve their tricks on the big features. No experience is required in the terrain park! 

The aim of these camps is to make women feel comfortable and confident in the terrain park, while at the same time, being able to push the limits of their progression and make friends with other women of similar ability who ride. There are three one-day camps scheduled for the 2017 season, Saturday's; July 29th, August 19th and September 9th. 

Camp includes: 

  • Return bus transport from the NZSki Queenstown Snow Centre
  • Light breakfast and a glass of bubbly*
  • Approximately five hours of group freestyle coaching
  • BBQ lunch
  • Awesome spot prizes from the amazing sponsors including a Burton snowboard giveaway at each camp
  • Three camps held on Saturday's so you can chose to participate in one, two or all three camp's.

When: Saturday July 29th, August 19th & September 9th

Cost per camp: $120.00* per camp, $240* for two camps or $335* for three camps

Lift Pass: You will need to have or purchase a valid lift pass to participate which is not included in the camp price.

Minimum Ability Level: Suitable for Levels 3-­6. 

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*You must be at least 18 years to participate

 The Remarkables  Price

One Camp

$120 

Three Camps

$335 

volkl ski queens

Feel comfortable and confident on ski's in the terrain park.

Volkl Ski Queens is a one-day camp held at The Remarkables. The camp provides a friendly and supportive environment for women to progress their freestyle skills and have fun! The aim is to make women feel comfortable and confident in the terrain park, while at the same time, being able to push the limits of their progression and make friends with other women of similar ability who ski. This full day camp revolves around freestyle coaching for intermediate and above level skiers. No freestyle experience required in the terrain park! The camp suits all freestyle abilities from the first time park skiers to those looking to improve their tricks on the big features. 

Camp includes: 

  • Return bus transport from the NZSki Queenstown Snow Centre
  • Light breakfast and a glass of bubbly*
  • Approximately five hours of group freestyle coaching
  • BBQ lunch
  • Awesome spot prizes from the amazing sponsors including a pair of Volkl skis giveaway at each camp
  • Two camps held on Saturday's so you can chose to participate in one or two camp's.

When: Sunday 6th August, Saturday 26th August

Cost per camp: $120.00* per camp or $225* for two camps

Lift Pass: You will need to have or purchase a valid lift pass to participate which is not included in the camp price.

Minimum Ability Level: Suitable for Levels 3-­6. 

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*You must be at least 18 years to participate

 The Remarkables  Price

One Camp

$120

Two Camps

$225

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other lessons

Group lessons

Group skiing or boarding lessons for youth and adults from beginners through to experts at Coronet Peak and The Remarkables.
from $99

kids lessons

Coronet Peak and The Remarkables are great places for your kids to learn to ski and family‐ friendly ski fields with a range of children’s facilities.
from $119

private lessons

Take a private lesson from one of our internationally qualified ski school instructors, guaranteed to improve your confidence and boost your abilities.
from $145