Cross Country – Learn to Compete & Learn to Compete Plus

Junior Racing – Cross Country – Learn to Compete

FOCUS: Training and racing

A complete year-round training and racing program for youth aged 14 and older who have completed the Train to Train program or reached a comparable level of skiing and training.

This program provides skiers the opportunity to develop their physical conditioning and skiing technique in a training and racing environment. This program is aimed at athletes that do more than one sport or are not ready, available, or interested in training for xc skiing/biathlon consistently.

Special events and camps offered throughout the year for an additional fee.

DATES: Year-round, starts May 1st
TIMES: Learn to Compete (LC): After school program and weekend program for 14-15 year olds.
About 125 training sessions per year , not including camps (approx. 3 times a week, depending on the season)
COST: $2,075 + GST
OTHER COST: waxing deposit, rollerski rental (if needed), club membership, all expenses at camps/races, CCC insurance, BWTC gym pass.
COACHING: Matt Decarufel, Learn to Train certified  coach.
RESOURCE: Cross Country Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Model
COORDINATOR: TBC 

Junior Racing – Cross Country – Learn to Compete Plus (LC+)

FOCUS: Training and racing

A complete year-round training and racing program for youth aged 14 and older who have completed the Train to Train program or reached a comparable level of skiing and training.

Advanced program for athletes that have chosen xc skiing as their main sport. The program may lead skiers to be selected to the Alberta Ski Team or National Junior Team.

The Junior Racing Team will travel and compete at the Nationals, Alberta Winter Games, Western Canadian Championships, and Alberta Cup Series. Special events and camps offered throughout the year for an additional fee.


DATES: Year-round, starts May 1st
TIMES: Learn to Compete Plus (LC+): After school program and weekend program for 16-17/18 year olds, about 190 training sessons per year not including camps (approx. 4 or 5 sessions per week, depending on the season.)
COST: $2,875 + GST
OTHER COST: waxing deposit, rollerski rental (if needed), club membership, all expenses at camps/races, CCC insurance, BWTC gym pass.
COACHING: Alain Parent, NCCP level 4 coach
RESOURCE: Cross Country Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Model
COORDINATOR: TBC

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