Marmot Basin

Freestyle Ski Team at Marmot Basin

Jasper Freeride trains at Mar­mot Basin near Jasper, Alber­ta in the Cana­di­an Rock­ies. The club’s coach­es deliv­er a high lev­el of exper­tise & are com­mit­ted to hon­ing their skills through fre­quent coach­ing skills & freestyle cours­es. Col­lec­tive­ly, our coach­es pro­vide a broad range of skills and pos­i­tive instruc­tion relat­ed to freestyle com­pe­ti­tion and mogul, aer­i­al, and freeride ski­ing.

World-Renowned Resort

Jasper Freeride runs all of its Ski Pro­grams at Mar­mot Basin Ski Resort, a world-renowned ski resort in Jasper Nation­al Park, Alber­ta. Mar­mot Basin offers over 3,000 ver­ti­cal feet of ski­ing with a vari­ety of steeps, pow­der, glade and groomed and mogul runs. Two ter­rain parks are also avail­able.

Mar­mot Basin sup­ports & encour­ages the Jasper Freeride Ski Team and its club com­pe­ti­tion events which fea­ture world-class mogul cours­es, a big air site and slope style events at the ter­rain park.

Skills, Competitions & Fun

The Jasper Freeride freestyle ski team focus­es on devel­op­ing advanced freestyle ski­ing skills in young ath­letes. Train­ing focus­es on tech­ni­cal skills relat­ed to mogul, aer­i­al, and freeride ski­ing, as well as build­ing focused, con­fi­dent ath­letes.

Most of our young ath­letes take part with the goal of com­pe­ti­tion in mogul, big air, and slopestyle events. Some kids pre­fer to take part pure­ly for indi­vid­ual goal-set­ting rea­sons. What­ev­er their rea­sons for tak­ing part,  we guar­an­tee our ath­letes have fun!

Great Reputation Amongst Clubs

Jasper Freeride has grown its rep­u­ta­tion as a high­ly com­pet­i­tive freestyle team at a first-class ski resort, Mar­mot Basin, since 1996. Well-known amongst ski clubs for our club com­pe­ti­tions, our mem­ber­ship is grow­ing and active. Cur­rent­ly, club mem­ber­ship is just over 50 ath­letes aged 6 to 18 from Jasper, Hin­ton and Edmon­ton and area. Every week­end through­out the ski sea­son these kids are on the slopes train­ing, com­pet­ing and hav­ing fun.

For gen­er­al pro­gram infor­ma­tion con­tact: 780–852-2142


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Bear's Paw Polar Dip

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