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Since I am a Florida gal, born and raised, I have to say that I haven’t really seen snow up close and personal. We did live in North Carolina for just a few years after I was born but then we moved back down to FL before I was even old enough to form any memories of snow. One year we visited PA in the Spring and was lucky enough to see a very light snowfall, but only enough to scrape up a small slushy snowball. I can’t imagine what snow feels like really when there is a ton of it, let alone all of the fun you could have in it.
Take snowboarding for instance – it looks like so much fun! Hubs was a skateboarder back in the day so I know he would love trying that out. Skiing? Forget it, I could never in a million years see myself being anywhere close where skiing is available.
Well, guess what? Thanks to WinterClub in Winter Park, FL, we can now enjoy indoor skiing and snowboarding…without traveling very far at all!
WinterClub offers indoor skiing and snowboarding in Orlando, FL all year round AND is the first to do so in the US!
Indoor skiing and snowboarding are possible at WinterClub through simulators. This cutting-edge technology reproduces the sensation of going down a snow-white slope. With infinite slopes, you can learn up to 8 – 10 times faster since you won’t be waiting in lift lines, stops or interruptions. The best part? No need to bundle up for the freezing cold snow! They suggest wearing long sleeves and pants (no jeans) but some of the images I have seen show some kids wearing shorts and a t-shirt! This FL gal HATES the cold so this makes me happy being able to enjoy a snow activity without enduring the horrible cold.
Ski and Snowboard Summer Camp
WinterClub offers a Ski and Snowboard Summer Camp for kids to be able to enjoy a healthy ski environment to learn a new, fun sport! This is a five-day comprehensive program allowing small groups of students to be led by a professional instructor. The will learn mountain safety and ski & snowboard techniques to all levels from beginners to experts.
Early Bird Special: Sign up before May 4, 2016 to receive 10% off each week! Check out full details and pricing here.
The Afterschool Program is a four week course which includes a 1 hour lesson and begins at 4 PM. Helmets are included. 4th grade – high school students will learn both skiing and snowboarding. Students in grades 1 – 3 will only learn skiing. Students must be at least 10 years old for snowboarding. Check out full details and pricing here.
WinterClub Scouts Program
Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girls Scouts, Brownies, Daisies & Venture Crew Scouts can earn their Snow Sport Merit Badge through the WinterClub Scouts Program!
School Ski and Snowboard Field Trip
WinterClub offers a program called School Ski Days, where they provide equipment and lessons as inexpensively as possible. Early Bird Special: Sign up before May 4 to receive 5% off each day! Activities include: ski or snowboard time on the slopes, Ski/Plyometric with non-interactive ski simulators (Ages 10+), Sledding (Ages 6-9), Outdoor field activities. This program is absolutely perfect for Homeschool students as well!
Birthday parties at WinterClub include pizza and your choice of a Gelato cake or platter.
WinterClub Indoor Ski & Snowboard in Winter Park Florida