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Yellowknife Fun-Test caps off 2017-18 for Ragged Riders

Head to Bristol Pit on Saturday, April 14 for the season-ending Yellowknife Fun-Test staged by Ragged Riders. Registration costs $20 – click here for the online registration form. Here’s the schedule for the day: 11:00 Late registration and warm-up 12:00 Events begin Events include… – Banked slalom – Konge Cup slalom – Park Party with rails and jumps! Lunch (burgers, hot dogs and refreshments) is provided. Age categories include Minis (5-7), GROM (8-12), Riders (13-16) and Open (17 and over). This event doubles as Yellowknife’s second GROM Series event of the 2017-18 season. There are great prizes to be won, […]

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Registration opens for first NWT Grom Series event in Yellowknife

Register here to take part in the NWT’s opening MAZDA GROM SERIES SPEED AND STYLE at Yellowknife’s Ragged Riders club! Our first Grom Series of 2018 takes place at Yellowknife’s Bristol Pit from 11:30am on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The hill opens for late registration and warm-up from 10:30am. Please register online ahead of time if you can, by following the link above. The Grom Series competitive event is open to 8-12 year olds, with a Territorial Series competition for 13-20 year olds running at the same time. Minis aged 5 to 7 are also welcome to attend and take […]

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Ragged Riders ready for World Snow Day in YK

Come out to Yellowknife’s Bristol Pit on World Snow Day and try snowboarding with free access to our rental equipment! The Ragged Riders Snowsports taster event runs from 1pm till 4pm. All ages are welcome, entry is by donation, and equipment is provided free of charge. We’re excited to see both experienced riders and people completely new to the sport – come and meet our volunteers, get to know more about our programs, and head down the hill for the first time… then get a lift back up. No trudging up the hill for you! World Snow Day is Sunday, January […]

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Season gets started in Yellowknife!

Get ready – Yellowknife’s Bristol Pit terrain park opens up this week as the new season begins for Ragged Riders. Despite a chilly forecast for the week ahead, the first evening of programming remains scheduled to go ahead on Wednesday, January 10. Not signed up yet? Get your season pass and book program places here! “The lift will not operate below minus-30 but we will still run lessons and walk up the hill to stay warm!” Said Bryana Matthews, who is leading Ragged Riders’ programming this season. If you purchased a season pass but have yet to sign up for […]

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Ragged Riders confirms 2017-18 operating hours

With the season almost ready to go, Yellowknife’s Ragged Riders club has confirmed its operating hours for this winter. The Bristol Pit facility will be open to all pass holders (you must hold a day pass or season pass to gain entry) at the following times: Saturdays: 1pm till 4pm Sundays: 1pm till 4pm Wednesdays: 6:30pm till 9pm Operating hours commence on January 10 or as soon as snow permits – we’ll post an update if the club is able to begin operations earlier! The season generally runs until mid-April. You can find out more about getting a pass, and the club and facility, […]

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Become a snowboard instructor with us! Courses in January 2018

NWT Snowboard is proud to offer a limited number of places on Level 1 and Park instructor courses in Yellowknife in January 2018. Snowboard instructors play a vital role in helping new snowboarders to learn the sport, try out the basics, and become confident on the slopes. Level 1 courses are for people new to instructing. Park courses are for Level 1 instructors who want to move to the next level, and focus on instructing people in a terrain park setting. Both courses are run by experienced CASI instructors. For a limited time, we are offering these courses FOR FREE – a saving […]

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Ragged Riders Open House: Saturday, December 9

Ready for the new season? We are! Come out to Yellowknife’s Bristol Pit for Ragged Riders’ special early-bird registration day from 11am till 1pm on Saturday, December 9. Our volunteers and instructors will be there to show you the terrain park and facilities, explain more about our programs and memberships, and introduce you to our range of rental equipment – all the information you need to get started, whether you’re completely new to snowboarding or looking to pick up where you left off. We have a warm clubhouse so don’t worry if it’s a cold day – we’ll still be […]

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