Learn to Ski at Catfish Bay

Dear Skiers, Families & Volunteers Catfish Bay is home of the Midwest's leading water ski team. We take good skiers and train them to be great people with amazing water skiing skills. We are a volunteer organization that has been around for almost 20 years. We are committed to building youth, strengthening families and creating leaders with the Greatest Show On H2O!

Limited Team Spots Available so download or call (605) 339-0911 to register now!

Downloads:
Water Ski Team eBrochure
Registration Form

Ski Extreme Team I: Youth Learn To Ski Program Ages 12 to 18

Wednesdays 6PM to 9PM
Ski extreme I is for youth that want to learn how to water ski, improve their skills and have fun. If you do not know how to ski we will teach you, If you do we will make you better. The team meets from June to August. Our goal with Ski Extreme I is to teach water skiing skills, family involvement, teamwork and to ski with our show team someday. $175*

Ski Extreme Team II: Adult Learn To Ski Program Ages 19 & Older

Tuesdays 6PM to 9PM
Ski extreme II is for adults that want to learn how to water ski, improve their skills and have fun. If you do not know how to ski we will teach you, If you do we will make you better. The team meets from June to August along with the show team. Our goal with Ski Extreme II is to teach water skiing skills, family involvement, teamwork and how to ski with our show team someday. $175*

Show Team: All Skiers

Tuesday & Thursday Team Practice 6PM-9PM
Friday Shows 7PM
Saturdays & Sundays Barefoot, Jump, Swivel & Specialty Acts Training
The Show team is for all skiers that love to ski, want to learn and perform in shows. The show team meets from May to Labor Day. The minimum abilities needed to join are strong two skiing skills, slalom skills and a desire to learn in a team environment. Any other skills you have like wakeboarding, barefooting, dance, cheer, acting or other performance skills will be considered when you tryout. Acceptance to the team is based on your water skiing skills, desire to learn and commitment to the team. We have tryouts at different times throughout the year so please call for tryout information. $395*

Private Skiing & Lessons: All Ages Of Kids & Adults

Not enough to time to join one of our teams but still want to learn how to ski, barefoot, wakeboard or improve your skills on the only private water ski lake in Sioux Falls? Then call now to schedule you hour-long private water ski training session. $175 for 1Hr/1 person, $325 for 2 Hrs/2-3 people, $600 for 4Hrs 4-6 people

Volunteers

Catfish Bay is built on volunteers from the water skiers to boat drivers, actors, announcers, sound crews, costume ladies, parking attendants, ticket team and more. If you are interested in getting involved with our team please contact us. Free

*Additional Team Information & Costs
  • All Ski Extreme prices above are first year introductory rates and future years are $395/yr plus tax
  • All Team members are required to help with fundraising and ticket sales to the shows. ($175 in tickets must be sold by first year members and $380 in tickets for all other years)
  • All Team members must become annual USA Water Ski members, $65/yr