Youth Snowboard Size Chart

The Youth Snowboard Size Chart recommends snowboard sizes ranging from 110-130 cm for heights up to 48 inches, 115-135 cm for heights between 49-54 inches, 125-145 cm for heights between 55-59 inches, and 135-155 cm for heights between 60-64 inches.

Author: Jannik Lindner

First published: 7/17/2024

The Youth Snowboard Size Chart provides a guide for selecting the appropriate snowboard size based on the rider's height in inches. The chart includes ranges of snowboard sizes in centimeters corresponding to specific height categories, facilitating an optimal snowboarding experience for young riders.

Chart Data

Height (in inches) Snowboard Size (in cm)
Up to 48″ 110-130 cm
49″ – 54″ 115-135 cm
55″ – 59″ 125-145 cm
60″ – 64″ 135-155 cm


The Youth Snowboard Size Chart provides size recommendations based on height for young snowboarders, with specific snowboard lengths suggested for different height ranges. This chart can help snowboarders and parents select the appropriate snowboard size for an optimal riding experience.


How do I choose the right size snowboard for a youth rider?

The right size snowboard for a youth rider is typically determined by their height and weight. It is recommended to refer to the manufacturer's size chart or consult with a snowboard sizing guide to find the appropriate size.

What happens if a youth rider uses a snowboard that is too small for them?

Using a snowboard that is too small can negatively impact a youth rider's performance on the slopes. They may have difficulty controlling the snowboard, leading to decreased stability and potential safety hazards. It is important to ensure they are using the correct size for their skill level and physical build.

Can a youth rider use a snowboard that is slightly larger than recommended?

While it is generally recommended to use a snowboard that matches the rider's height and weight, some youth riders may prefer a slightly larger size for specific riding styles or preferences. However, using a snowboard that is significantly larger than recommended can also affect the rider's maneuverability and control.

How often should a youth rider upgrade to a larger snowboard size as they grow?

Youth riders should upgrade to a larger snowboard size as they grow and their skills progress. It is important to regularly assess the rider's height, weight, and riding ability to determine when it is time to transition to a larger snowboard size for optimal performance and comfort.

Are there any specific features to look for in a youth snowboard to ensure the best fit?

When selecting a youth snowboard, it is important to consider features such as the snowboard's flex, shape, and width to ensure the best fit for the rider. Additionally, adjustable bindings can provide flexibility as the rider grows and may help accommodate changes in snowboard size over time.