The Windham Race Factory is the premier ski race training program in the Catskills. It was started in 1971 and has been developing ski racers at all levels since then. We help young people become great skiers and spectacular human beings. We provide a fun, safe environment for our children to improve their skiing and ski racing skills while experiencing the joy of the sport and meeting others who have a similar passion.
The program aims to accommodate a wide range of skills and age groups. Our program strives to support both serious competition and recreational opportunities for all skiers no matter what ski level. Above all, the program is built to be an enriching and fun experience.
We are pleased to announce the formation of the U10, U12 FACTORY Race Team. The FACTORY Team will be a small team that sits within our U10/U12 Alpine Race Team. First, a little history. This concept started as a pilot program we rolled out with the U10s during the season…Read More...
We are extremely excited to announce that veteran WRF coach Erik Anderson will join the WRF Leadership team as U12 Race Team Head Coach. Erik’s organization and communication skills, coupled with his approachable demeanor and professionalism, are the perfect fit to lead the WRF U12 Race Team into the future.…Read More...
October 8, 2022 - Dryland Skills Testing Day
Early season dryland skills testing at the Windham Mountain by coach Moshe Silverstein. Athletes are working through series of activities to test their strength, endurance and agility.
- This will be the 12th year WRF packs up our equipment and heads out West. This camp will include miles of skiing with a focus on fundamentals and technique. We will bring those skills into course environments to improve our skills and speed.
- Registration is now closed.
Our mission is to teach children how to become fantastic skiers and cultivate skills for life, all while fostering a culture of healthy competition and sportsmanship. We believe creating culture centered on the process of learning is a key to success.
"If we teach children how to learn, we empower them for the future"
We offer a complete range of ski development and race training programs. Our certified and experienced coaches use various training environments and the latest methodologies to provide the best development opportunities for our athletes.
until season starts
“I Think there is more to ski racing than just ski racing.
It teaches young athletes and young people how to persevere in life. There are life long skills you are building out here and life long friendships”
Chip Cochrane, Maine Skier Hall of Fame
"The key to my success at Buck Hill is repetition," Sailer said. "Freeskiing isn't the key to racing, but rather repetition because it creates muscle memory. This is
a theory that has been proven over and over again.