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Competition Programs

Gould Academy Competition Programs

The Gould Academy Competition Programs at Sunday River are designed for advanced skiers and snowboarders with a desire to improve and compete in alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, or snowboarding. GACP strives to teach young athletes ages 7  to 19 the skills to improve and the motivation to fuel their desire to become the best.  This program is designed for skiers Gould Academy logo  and riders who have the ability to ski or ride the mountain and the desire to compete.  GACP provides small coach-to-athlete ratios in all three disciplines: Alpine, Freestyle, and Snowboarding. 

  • Alpine skiing (slalom, giant slalom, super-G and downhill)
  • Freestyle skiing (moguls and freeride)
  • Snowboarding (halfpipe, slopestyle, slalom, giant slalom and boardercross)

The program runs each weekend and holiday period, beginning mid-November and continuing through the last weekend in March. Generally, the training days consists of two sessions. The typical training day begins at 8:30AM and ends at 2:00PM A full break is provided between each session for plenty of time to warm up, eat, and spend time with family and friends.

GACP Program PhilosophyJunior Competition Programs at Sunday River

To be a spirited program that promotes a love for skiing/riding and competition. To create an environment that encourages kids to be motivated and improve the level of their skiing. The design of the program is intended to prepare athletes to compete at the highest levels in every age group. The program will strive to strike a balance of technical skills, free skiing/riding, and gate training. Athletes will learn how to conduct themselves with respect for others at Sunday River and while visiting away mountains.

2016/17 GACP Program Schedule

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2017-18 Pricing
 Thru 10/12/17 After 10/12/17
Freestyle $1,399 $1,499
Snowboard $1,399 $1,499
Alpine $1,399 $1,499


2017-18 GACP application and release of liability coming soon. 

Sunday River Ski Club

Are you a parent of a GACP athlete? Join the Sunday River Ski Club to help support the next generation of on-snow athletes and receive great member benefits. Learn more by visiting the Sunday River Ski Club.