Jackrabbit and BunnyRabbit Programs

Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club

COVID-19 Self-Screening

Please complete the COVID-19 Self-Screening before attending each session.

Program Coordinators: Ally Myers, Holly Groome, Cheryl Gevaert 

  

BunnyRabbit and JackRabbit Programs 

The Bunnyrabbit Program (child must be 4 as of December 31, 2021 to participate)  introduces children to skiing and develops their fundamental movement skills in a FUN way. It provides children with the opportunity to make ski-friends and helps them develop a positive attitude towards skiing and an awareness and appreciation of our natural environment.

In the Jackrabbit Program children learn both classic and skating cross-country ski skills and develop a lifelong interest in the sport. Instruction focuses on the ABC’S Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed in a FUN way with games, theme days and ski playgrounds. Good technique, distance and speed challenges are rewarded using the Jackrabbit program awards. For more info visit the Jackrabbits page of the Nordiq Canada website.

Winter Session
8 sessions starting January 2nd or 3rd.  No sessions on Family Day Weekend.

Time Slots (Pick one)
Saturday mornings: 10:30 -12:00  (Note the later start.  Times are shortened due to COVID)

Saturday afternoons:  1:00 – 2:30
Sunday Mornings: 10:30 – 12:00
Note:  Due to COVID protocols, snack and group warmup have been eliminated.  The program runs for 11/2 hours instead of 2.

Please be prepared to pick up BunnyRabbits after 1 hour.  With no warmup facilities available they may be too cold to continue for the full 90 minutes.

Fee includes:

  • Coaching by NCCP coaches
  • 8 sessions (Level 3 & 4 Jackrabbits have 4 weeks of classic technique and 4 weeks of skate technique)
  • membership to Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club and park fees during lessons
  • a Jackrabbit hat     

 

 

Program Fees:  $145 (up to November23);  November 23 and later: $160

  • If fees are an issue:
  • The Children’s Foundation of MuskokaGrowing Healthy Happy Kids’ fund provides grants to meet the recreational, cultural, medical and emotional needs of the children in Muskoka.  Participants may apply to them for support.
  • Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club has initiated a JackRabbit Bursary Program to sponsor families in need of financial aid.

Arrowhead Provincial Park Ski Rental Rates for the 2021 Season

Cross-country skis,
boots, poles

Classic Skis

Skate Skis

Adult (full day)

$23.00

$30.50

Adult (half day)*

$17.50

$23.00

Youth<18 (full day)

$17.50

$23.00

Youth<18 (half day)*

(fee charged to JackRabbit & Track Attack)

$13.00

$17.50

Family (full day)

$72.00

$96.00

Family (half day)*

$55.00

$72.00

Ski Trail Passes:  (JackRabbit and Track Attack Trail Permits are included in the Lesson fees.)

  • daily ski permit — this is a per-person cost

    • $7 (6-17)

    • $15 (18+)

    • $10 (65+)

OR

  • season ski permit — this is a per-person cost

    • $60 (6-17)

    • $150 (18+)

    • $360 (family: 2 adults and children until 18)

For more information visit the Arrowhead Provincial Park Blog 

Please read these documents:
2020 Jackrabbit and Track Attack Passes info for parents (1)
Selection Tips for Purchasing Skis
JackRabbit Pre-season Tips

 

 

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