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Backyard Strength with Alaric and Nicky (Fall)
Looking to ease into Ski with Alaric sessions with a bit of dry land training? Backyard Strength (BS) with Alaric and Nicky will say hello to your hamstrings and brush off your biceps just in time for winter. The emphasis on these workouts will focus on outdoor strength movements, focusing on good form and good fun, not heavy weights. Participants should be comfortable with an easy jog and a variety of basic strength movements.
This is a perfect program to prepare for skiing with Alaric!
Ski with Alaric and Friends (Winter)
A fun and sometimes intense skiing program for adults, changing between classic and skate skiing.
Sessions will include intensity training, some technique training, a warm-up, and a cool-down.
Skiers are expected to be intermediate or advanced.
NOTE: This program is about having fun skiing and challenging yourself.
Masters Program (Fall/Winter)
Twice a week program designed for skiers interested in improving their fitness, ski technique, and strength for racing.
Adult Ski Lessons (Winter)
A five or ten week program open to adults, divided into one or two 5-week sessions. This program gives participants the skills to enjoy the great ski trails around the Canmore Nordic Centre and beyond. Participants may select two classic ski sessions, two skate ski sessions, or one classic ski and one skate ski session. All ski lessons are taught by Canmore Nordic Ski Club instructors who are trained & certified by the Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI)
NOTE: Sessions will be based on demand; therefore, some choices may not be available. If a participant chooses to do two sessions in the same discipline, the program will not be a continuation but will be repetition (instructor may or may not be the same)
Participants choose one of three levels.
Adult Biathlon Recreational Program
Intro to Biathlon (June)
FOCUS: Introduction to Biathlon
Biathlon .22 calibre rifle program for adults to try the sport, no prior experience with shooting or skiing required. Sessions will be focused on rifle safety, skill development, and fun. The program will include activities like running and games geared towards general fitness.
Intermediate Biathlon (August)
FOCUS: Biathlon Rifle Skill and Fitness Development
Biathlon .22 calibre rifle program for adults with some experience in the sport or who have completed the introduction program. Sessions will be focused on skill development, fitness, and dryland training options.
Winter Biathlon (dates TBD)
FOCUS: Biathlon Rifle Skill and Ski Skill Development
Biathlon .22 calibre rifle program for adults with some experience in the sport or who have completed the introduction program. Sessions will be focused on rifle skills development, ski fitness and skills, and an introduction to competition.