Located in the Kootenay Rockies Region of beautiful British Columbia, Red Mountain Academy offers a full-spectrum package to both competitive athletes and students enrolled in the ESL and recreational programs who want to experience all that the region has to offer.
Red Mountain Academy, in partnership with Navigate and the Seven Summits Centre for Learning offers a cutting edge blended-learning program for students in grades 8-12. Navigate has received national and international recognition for its innovative, personalized approach to learning. Students have direct access to the full range of core and elective courses in accordance with the provincial curriculum, and taught by fully certified B.C. teachers located both in Rossland and Courtenay, B.C. This approach to learning gives students the flexibility to pursue their interests in either competitive ski/snowboard training or recreational activities in the region.
Competitive athletes in 4 snow sports (alpine ski racing, free skiing, snowboarding and nordic skiing) receive professional sport training 5 days a week, a complete dryland training program and a seamless approach to their education and athletic training schedule. Coaches and teachers communicate regularly to ensure the program is best suiting the needs of the student/athlete. Red Mountain Academy hires only the best industry coaches with a wide variety of experiences like; former Canadian National Team head nordic coach, performance level race coaches, CSIA level 4 instructors, senior CSIA level coarse conductor, former inter ski team member and former program director for the CSIA.
Students enrolled in the ESL and recreational programs require no previous sports experience to attend the Academy. They will have the opportunity to fully experience the Rossland and West Kootenay region through alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, hockey, snowshoeing, mountain biking, hiking, curling, golf, wildlife viewing, etc. Recreational activities will work directly into their academic schedule and plan, allowing students to deepen their inquiry based learning and entrench themselves into the local community.