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iNTRO TO ACTION SPORTS

Dive in and explore six different action and adventure sport experiences through our year-long Intro to Action Sports Class! 

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cLASS DETAILS

Class is held bi-weekly(every other week) with a few exceptions due to weather. 
Students register for 1 day of the week. A student who signs up for Monday afternoon class will come bi-weekly on Monday afternoons 

Morning classes: 6th-8th grade

Afternoon classes: 9th-12th

Available 2021/22 class times

Mondays:

10:30am-12:30pm(Middle School only)  

1pm-3pm(Highschool only)
Tuesdays: 

10:30am-12:30pm(Middle School only) 

1pm-3pm(Highschool Only).

 

Cost: $798 per year
(Tuition assistance available through Niles, Hamilton, Jenison Saugatuck and Whitehall Partnerships/Virtual Schools)

 

Click here for a more comprehensive breakdown of partnership costs and policies.  

THE SPORTS

Cable 

wakeboarding

You don't need a boat to wakeboard! Students start the year with wakeboarding at Action Wake Park, a full-size cable park in Hudsonville, MI. 

To learn more about cable wakeboarding, check out the link below!

Skateboards
sKATEBOARDING

Whether you're kickflipping a stairset or just cruising a skatepark, skateboarding has something for everyone. Our students take home their very own skateboard that is included in tuition, so you can skate anytime, anywhere!

Check out our skateboarding coach, Peter Morris in a recent video project below! 

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Parkour

Go full Mission Impossible mode! Learn to vault, wall run, flip and spin your way through obstacles all in the safety of a gym.

Never heard of Parkour or Free running? Get inspired by the Tempest Freerunning Pro Team recap video!

 

  

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Snowboarding

Make Michigan winters a season you look forward to! Whether you're ripping turns down a groomer or learning to hit your first park features, snowboarding for many becomes a life-long hobby. 

Watch Venture Action Sports' snowboarding video feature on Experience Grand Rapids!

Rock climbing

Reach new heights in our Rock Climbing sport segment! Our instructors blend expert coaching with an engaging look into the larger climbing community and culture. 

We climb at Inside Moves Indoor Rock Climbing gym for a mix of bouldering and top rope climbing. Check out the gym site below!

Hike

Backpacking

Adventure is out there. In our Backpacking Skills segment, students hone their outdoor  survival and camping skills and learn what it takes to plan the adventure of a lifetime!

Michigan has many beautiful backpacking hikes. Follow the link below to see some of the beautiful options the state has to offer and go explore!

Frequently asked questions

Do I need to purchase rental gear and venue passes for my student?


All venue passes(lift tickets, cable park passes etc) and most equipment rental is included in tuition price. The only equipment you are financially responsible for providing/renting is snowboard gear and optional skateboard pads/helmets.




Does my student need prior Action Sports experience for this class?


No! Intro to Action Sports is designed for beginners! All you need is a good attitude and willingness to learn and our coaching staff will teach you the rest!




Can I pick and choose what sport segments my student attends?


Intro to Action Sports is only available as a year-long, 6-sport package. Even if you choose not to attend all of the different sport segments, you will still be responsible for the full tuition price.




Can I take this course as a 1 semester class?


No. Intro to Action Sports is only available as a year-round course.




Where is this class located?


Location varies by sport, but each venue is located within a 20 mile radius of Grand Rapids, MI. Check out our class syllabus for location specifics.




My student has physical, emotional or cognative limitations, can they take Intro to Action Sports?


Although Intro to Action Sports does not currently provide adaptive sports options, we take this question on a case-by-case basis. To start a conversation about whether this class would be right for your specific student, send an email to ventureactionsports@gmail.com or reach out via our Contact page.




I signed up via a partnership website, do I still need to register on this site?


Yes, please fill out the Venture Action Sports class registration form found on the registration page of this site. Select which homeschool partnership or school you are currently connected with, and you will be billed accordingly for the remaining price.