A five or ten week program open to adults. This program gives participants the skills to enjoy the great ski trails around the Canmore Nordic Centre and beyond. Participants may select one 5-week session or two 5-week sessions which could be skate and classic or 2 sessions of the same discipline. Participants may select classic or skate at a new to skiing, intermediate, or advanced level. All ski lessons are taught by Canmore Nordic Ski Club instructors who are trained and certified by the Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI).
NOTE: Sessions will be based on demand: therefore, some choices may not be available.
New to Skiing: is for beginner skiers or those who may have done a little skiing several years ago. This course will teach you the fundamentals of skiing and give you the skills to enjoy yourself on the easier trails.
Intermediate: is for those who need to refresh their skills in order to ski more efficiently and confidently on moderate terrain, uphill and downhill.
This level is for people who have skied before and have reasonable confidence on skis. This level focuses on maintaining speed and rhythm on varied terrain.
Advanced: is for those who want to refine their skills. This course will concentrate on diagnosis of problems and practice , improving technique. You will practice adapting your ski technique to different types of terrain. Participants should have the stamina to ski 10+ km.
NOTE ON CNSC MEMBERSHIP:
CNSC MEMBERSHIP includes (applies to the signed up member only):
INSTRUCTORS: Canmore Nordic Ski Club CANSI instructors
REGISTRATION: Online Registration starts on October 15th and ends on December 15th ($30 late fee after December 1st). See registration link on home page.
Session #1: January 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020, February 5, 2020
Session #2: February 12, 19, 26, 2020, March 4, 11, 2020
Should any lessons be cancelled due to instructor unavailability or inclement weather during Session #1 or Session #2, the instructor will discuss a make-up session with the group
Wednesdays mornings, 9:00am to 10:30am
Wednesdays evenings, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
$150 + GST for five weeks, late fee of $30 after December 1st
$275 + GST for ten weeks, late fee of $30 after December 1st
$20 Canmore Nordic Membership
$20 Cross Country Alberta & Nordiq Canada Insurance Coverage
+ online processing fee
All skiers must join the CNSC. It should be noted that CNC passes are needed to ski at the Canmore Nordic Centre. However, during the evening session, passes will not be required as the ticket booth is not open for their purchase.