... Track Attack & Lynx Programs

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 Track Attack and Lynx Programs

Updated fees and program description for Winter Track Attack for 2021/22 coming soon.  Registration is not yet open for this program.

Track Attack Program Outline

Coordinator: Nathan McFadyen

Track Attack is a three year program for ages 9-13 and is the final step of Cross Country Canada’s Skill Development Program. Participants should have completed Jackrabbits Level 4. Track Attack is a more in-depth program with winter lessons on Saturdays as well as a fall training camp, fun races, waxing clinics etc. Further developing skate and classic skills and technique, and providing knowledge of more far-reaching aspects of skiing, the track attack athlete will come away from the program confident in all aspects of the sport.

Fall Session:

4 two-hour Saturday sessions

Location:  Avery Beach Park
Dates:  October 16 and 23, and November 6 and 13, 2021
Time:  1:00 pm
Cost: $90
Description:  The program consists of ski-specific exercises and no weights or gym membership is required!  There are 4 different workouts that are meant for building cardiovascular capabilities, strengthening, flexibility and most of all teamwork!

Winter Session

8 sessions starting January 8th or 9th.  No sessions on Family Day Weekend.

Time Slots (Pick one)
Saturday mornings: 10:30 -12:00

Saturday afternoons:  1:00 – 2:30
Sunday Mornings: 10:30 – 12:00 

Please note:  Due to COVID restrictions there is no snack or warmup.  As a result sessions have been shortened by 1/2 hour.  There will still be the same amount of instructional time.

Fee includes:

  • Coaching by NCCP coaches
  • 8 sessions
  • Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club Membership

Track Attack Fees: 
Before November 23:  $145
November 23 and later:  $160

Track Attack Coaches: Anne Lindsay, Stephanie Bourbeau, Candace Wahl, Nate McFadyen

 

Lynx

Lynx Program

Lynx is a beginner ski program for youth ages 9-13. It is for youth who are new to skiing and have NOT participated in Jackrabbits in the past. It is Arrowhead Nordic specific but follows the Skill Development Program set out by Nordiq Canada. Athletes are introduced to both skate and classic skills and techniques in a fun and supportive way beginning from the ground up, providing beginner training and skill development.

Lynx Fall Session:

4 two-hour Saturday sessions

Location:  Avery Beach Park
Dates:  October 16 and 23, and November 6 and 13, 2021
Time:  1:00 pm
Cost: $90
Description:  The program consists of ski-specific exercises and no weights or gym membership is required!  There are 4 different workouts that are meant for building cardiovascular capabilities, strengthening, flexibility and most of all teamwork!

Lynx Winter Session

Updated fees and program description for Winter Track Attack for 2021/22 coming soon.  Registration is not yet open for this program.

8 sessions starting January 8th and 9th.  No session on Family Day Weekend.

Time Slots: 
Saturday afternoons:  1:00 – 2:30
Sunday mornings:  10:30 – 12:00

Lynx Fees: 

Before November 23:  $145
November 23 and later:  $160

Track Attackers get to meet a Paralympic Champion!

Helpful resources

Selection Tips for Purchasing Skis

Trail Pass Information for JackRabbit and Track Attack