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Burton Riglets Snowboard Program

5 – 6 Years

Shred time! Burton Riglets is the perfect program for kids eager to learn the basics of snowboarding while having a tonne of fun on a specialised Riglet Reel compatible board. This full day program includes lunch, snacks and refreshments.

Lift Pass and Burton Riglet Reel compatible snowboard are required. Riglets are available in Thredbo’s Sport Rental Package range.

Some peak season dates including school holidays may sell out. We highly recommend booking your lesson and lift pass at the same time to avoid disappointment.

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Helmets are required. Full Terms & Conditions

Benefits
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Benefits
  • Small group sizes
  • A fun learning environment with kids that are of similar age and ability 
  • Certified professional instructors
  • Lift line priority during lesson
  • Dedicated Burton Riglet area with a gentle slope
  • Up to 5 hours on snow
  • Online report card to follow learning and progression
  • Lunch is included
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Lesson Detail
  • Price: From $157
  • Lesson Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm
  • Drop Off Time & Location: From 8:30am-9:15am inside Thredboland building at Friday Flat. View Map
    • The day begins indoors with various fun activities before heading outside to develop on-snow skills. 
  • Pick Up Time: 3:30pm – 4pm
  • Duration: Up to 5 hours snow time
  • A warm lunch, snacks and beverages provided.
  • Thredbo Resort provides water stations in various outlets on the mountain. The Friday Flat beginner area will have water available for children in lessons with single use cups.
  • Before The Lesson: 
    • Lift access not included and must be secured prior to purchasing lessons.
    • Collect the MyThredbo Card from our new contactless 24/7 MyThredbo Card Kiosks located at Friday Flat and Valley Terminal in Thredbo.
    • Booked rental equipment? Thredbo Rental Friday Flat is located right under the Thredboland building for the ultimate convivence and range. To avoid queues, pick up the gear from 3pm the afternoon before.
    • Find your child’s level here to ensure they are placed in the right lesson.
  • Weekends and Peak Periods: If you plan to pick up the MyThredbo Card or rental before the lesson, please leave sufficient time to do so. Please note, during peak holiday and weekend periods in-resort wait times may be lengthy (up to 45 minutes).
  • NSW Active Kids Vouchers cannot be used on the Burton Riglets, Thredboland, Freeriders and 5 Day Adventure Camps.
  • Late Arrivals: We do our best to accommodate late arrivals. This can often mean returning and joining the group after lunch. With children at Level 1, it is sometimes not possible to accommodate late arrivals on the day, due to the group advancing beyond Level 1 at the start of the day.
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Gear List
  • Burton Riglet snowboard and boots
  • MyThredbo Card with lift pass loaded. Double check your child has their MyThredbo Card in a pocket as high as possible on the left side of their jacket for ease of lift access.
  • Helmets are required
  • Waterproof, insulated jacket and pants
  • Layers underneath
  • Snowboard socks
  • Gloves/mittens and goggles
  • Neck warmer (doubles as a face covering)
  • Goggles
  • It would be ideal for children to pack a small snack in their pocket for the lesson. All snacks are the responsibility of the parent or guardian.

Your child should arrive dressed wearing their boots and ready to go.

Please Note: Your child must have a Burton Riglet snowboard to participate in this lesson. Burton Riglet snowboards are a specific piece of equipment for learning with edgeless construction, a grippy top and built-in Riglet reel.

If you’re missing an item, Thredbo Retail and Rental is your one stop shop for all your snow gear.

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Which Lesson Is Right For Me?

Guest Services is available if you need advice on which lesson is right for you and your family.

Online Chat: 8:30am – 4:30pm daily
Phone: 1300 020 589
Email: guestservices_thredbo@evt.com
In resort: Thredbo Guest Services (Valley Terminal or Friday Flat)

At Thredbo we follow industry best practices when working with children. Child Safety Policy

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