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Welcome to Red Mountain Academy

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.

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Award-winning approach to learning

A Connected and Innovative Learning Community

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.

Receive instruction from the best

Receive instruction from the best

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.

Embrace life in the Kootenays

Embrace life in the Kootenays

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.

Key Program Features:

  • Train under an array of top coaches recognized for various accomplishments such as unprecedented results on the world stage and at the Olympics
  • Red Mountain Resort and Black Jack Ski Club located 5 minutes from school and the town of Rossland
  • Rossland - A friendly community awarded as one of North America's top 10 adventure towns by National Geographic Adventure, rated North America's top ski town by Powder Magazine in 2013, listed #8 on the NY Times Places You Must Visit in 2013
  • Sport Specific dryland guided by Dr. Delia Roberts - PhD
  • Sport mental training services provided
  • Carefully designed academics program customized to meet individuals' needs
  • Utilizing appropriate self-paced educational technologies
  • Academic options including full elective offerings, self-paced professionally guided learning and community involvement
  • Dedicated education staff working closely with coaches, parents and students
  • Close supervision and monitoring of student progress in all components of the program
  • A variety of recreational activities provided to explore the beautiful mountain region surrounding the community of Rossland

This is YOUR classroom.

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