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Falls Creek Junior Workshop

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS JUNIOR WORKSHOP (6-12 YEARS)

Here at Falls Creek, we are all about progression and our Junior Workshop is the best place to be.

With a full day of adventure on skis or snowboard, including professional tuition, lunch and a lift pass, your child will be on their way to mastering the slopes in no time. Whether your child is just starting out or experienced, the Junior Workshops are designed to work with all abilities and group children together based on their ability and age*.

Falls Creek's Junior Programs have an emphasis on fun and safety whilst teaching essential skills for young skiers and boarders. Leave the children with us and be assured they are in a safe environment with qualified instructors having an absolute blast.

   *During peak season, children are grouped by ability and age whilst in the later months (September onwards) children are grouped by just ability.

Falls Creek, Chil's Ski Lesson
PROGRAM PRICING

WHAT DO I NEED?

In most cases you don't need to buy your child a Lift Pass as this is included in the SpongeBob SqarePants Junior Workshop program (see pricing below) but your child will need a Snow Pass ($5) with a Junior Workshop product pre-loaded. You can do this at the Slalom Plaza Ticket Box or via the estore.

On the day of the lesson you need your child suited up with appropriate snow gear, gloves, goggles, skis/snowboard, boots and helmet (if you are renting it is best you organise this at least the night before).

*Helmets are compulsory for all children's programs at Falls Creek

WHERE DO I GO?

Check-in is at the SpongeBob SquarePants Junior Workshop grading flags in front of Cloud 9 at the top of the Halleys Comet Chairlift. You can ride Halleys Comet without skis on and our attendants are on hand to ensure safe loading of you and your child. Parents or guardians are able to accompany their child onto the lift for pickup and dropoff regardless if they are skiing or not.

LESSON TIMES

Full Day Programs  check-in at 9:45am. We recommend you arrive at Falls Creek an hour and a half early on the first day of your lesson to ensure enough time to collect passes, organise rentals, load the lift  and register.

Please make sure you check in at least 15 minutes before the start of your child's program/lesson. Joining the Halleys Comet line in Slalom Plaza 30 minutes before the lesson start should give you enough time.

Program Arrive fromCommencePickup
Full Day (with lunch & lift pass)9:45am10:00am 2:50pm

Falls Creek, Children Ski Lessons
GRADING LEVELS

SpongeBob SquarePants JUNIOR WORKSHOP 6-12 YEARS
(includes lunch & lift pass)

 Full Day
1 Day
$173
2 Days $333
3 Days $482
4 Days $622
5 out of 7 days$754
6 out of 8 days$872
7 out of 9 days$957
Extra Days $85
*For Children holding a season pass a discount is applicable to the above pricing - see the Falls Creek Ski Lifts Ticket office.

GREAT DEALS FOR PARENTS

COFFEE CLUB

If you have a child in a full day snowsports program (ie: Snowclub, Junior Workshop or Ride Tribe) one parent can join the Coffee Club for $77 (the price of a group lesson) and get a free day's lift pass. Coffee Club starts with a coffee at 10am with instructors and other parents before breaking into a group lesson (matched to ability). All participants are given a full lift pass for the day which you are free to use for the rest of the day after your lesson!

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PARENT PASS

It's now even easier to take your little ones to the snow with the Parents Pass. Parents can purchase a single 3 hour pass for $74 when purchased with either a full day or half day lift pass (lift passes must be purchased in resort and used on the same day). To be eligible for this deal, parents must sign up to Snow Pass and must live at the same address. The 3 hour lift pass is valid for 3 hours from the first scan. 

Enquire at the Slalom Plaza Ticket Office

  • Full Day Programs commence at 10:00am with grading from 9:45am
  • 2 Day to 4 Day Junior Workshop Programs valid for consecutive days only
  • 5+ day Junior Workshop Programs allow for 2 rest days
  • Lunch and Lift Pass included in Full Day Programs
  • Any standard of skier or snowboarder catered for
  • Reloadable RFID Media card required for this product. Cost $5.00
  • All Snowsports School lesson products will require you to choose your lesson time and specify if you are skiing or snowboarding. 

YELLOW ZONE

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS’ SQUAD (NEW SKIERS)
If you're new to skiing you'll learn about your equipment, how to move around, balance and glide, and how to snowplough and stop.

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS’ SQUAD (NEW SNOWBOARDERS)
You will learn the basic skills needed to start riding, including getting mobile and side slipping

GREEN ZONE

PLANKTON’S PLATOON (SKI)
You can snow plough stop and would like to learn to snow plough turn on green terrain

PLANKTON’S PLATOON (SNOWBOARD)
You can sideslip on one or both edges. You will further progress with your balance on both edges, whilst developing your direction and speed control.

GARY’S GANG (SKI)
You can snow plough turn on green terrain and would like to learn how to match the skis parallel. You are very comfortable on Green terrain and would like to try a blue.

GARY’S GANG (SNOWBOARD)
We can do falling leaf, traverse across the hill on both edges, and do a controlled stop. You will learn and improve your single turns on both edges.

BLUE

PATRICK’S POSSE (SKI)
You can make stem Christie turns on most blue runs like Main Street and Hwy 83. You will learn how to ski open parallel turns.

PATRICK’S POSSE (SNOWBOARD)
We can do single turns on both edges /or some linked turns. We will learn and improve your linked turns on blue runs.

SQUIDWARD’S  SOCIETY (SKI)
You can make open parallel turns on blue terrain. Once making parallel turns and using your poles on all blue runs, you will begin to ski comfortably on groomed black runs.

SQUIDWARD’S  SOCIETY (SNOWBOARD)
You can link turns on green runs. We will learn to refine our riding technique on blue runs. When ready, we can try some basic freestyle and the Terrain Park.

BLACK

MR. KRABS’ CLIQUE (SKI)
You can make carved turns on blue and black terrain, and learn how to ski in varied snow conditions. You will work on skill development, tactics and versatility at a high level.

MR. KRABS’ CLIQUE (SNOWBOARD)
You can ride blue terrain with refined techniques. We will learn to ride steeper terrain and learn switch, flat-land tricks, basic carving and basic Terrain Park including etiquette.

SANDY’S SYNDICATE (SKI)
You can make strong parallel turn and can ski black terrain in all conditions. You will learn to ski the race course, bumps and all terrain in any snow conditions. We will be fine tuning skills at the highest level and carve turns through to expert skiing.

SANDY’S SYNDICATE (SNOWBOARD)
You can turn confidently on black terrain, ride switch on green runs and are competent in hitting basic Terrain Park features.

You will develop

  • Advance Freestyle - kickers, rails and advanced boxes
  • Advanced Freeride - off-piste, powder, tree runs and bumps
  •  Advanced Carving - dynamic carving technique.