Adult Programs: Ski For Fitness & Masters'

Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club

 

Arrowhead Nordic Masters’ Program

Please review the Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club COVID-19 Guidelines for Adults.

Registration for Winter Programs will be opening soon!

COVID-19 Self-Screening

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

Masters

This program is open to adults (18+) who love to ski and who have at least a moderate level of fitness and intermediate or advanced ski skills. The focus of the program will be making fitness and ski technique improvements. It offers more advanced instruction in both classic and skate ski technique as well as dryland training and race support at local loppets.

 

Fall Program – Dryland

September 26 – December 12 (1 or 2 x per week for 11 weeks – excludes Thanksgiving weekend)
Dryland Saturdays 10:00 – 12:00, and Thursdays (or another week day) 6:30-7:30pm 

Included in the fall program:

  • Coaching by Canadian Coaching Association certified coaches
  • The option of one or two training sessions per week
  • Thursday dryland training at various locations – outdoors and possibly indoors
  • Saturday dryland training in a variety of locations, including Conroy Park. 10:00 – 12:00 –
  • Instruction in both classic and skate ski technique, through progressive dryland activities.

Fall Program Fee:  $130    *Program fee includes $30 club membership fee.

Coached by Steve Jones and other qualified coaches as required and available. For more information, please email Steve Jones

 

Winter Program

January 2 – March 13 (1 or 2 x per week for 11 weeks – excludes Family Day weekend)
Saturdays 10-12pm on-snow, and Thursdays (or another week day) 6:30-7:30pm on-snow (or dryland)

  • Coaching by Canadian Coaching Association certified coaches
  • The option of one or two training sessions per week
  • Thursday dryland training at Pine Glen Public School, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Saturday on-snow at Arrowhead Provincial Park 10-12pm  (Family Day weekend excluded).
  • strength training and on-snow coaching:
  • instruction in both classic and skate ski technique
  • coach support and waxing tips for 2 local loppets

Winter Program Fee:  $155    *Program fee includes $30 club membership fee.

Coached by Steve Jones and other qualified coaches as required and available. For more information, please email Steve Jones

Program fees include Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club membership.

Program Fees do NOT include Arrowhead Provincial Park Ski Passes.  Those must be purchased separately at the park.  Please visit the Arrowhead Provincial Park website for more information.

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Adult Ski For Fitness

Please review the Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club COVID-19 Guidelines for Adults.

Registration for Winter Programs will be opening soon!

COVID-19 Self-Screening

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

Adult Ski for Fitness 

Program Coordinator: Steve Jones

This  friendly, non-competitive class is for recreational skiers or aspiring racers who want to improve skills and fitness at their own pace and level. Choose instruction in Classic, Skate, or both. You’ll also meet other skiers and have fun!  Great review of technique from basics to more advanced.

Choose from Saturday afternoon classes (1 – 3:00 pm) or Tuesday afternoon classes (1 – 3:00 pm).  Classes run for 4 sessions and all classes are 2 hours long.

Saturday Ski for Fitness! Classic: Four classes January 2, 9, 16, 23, 2021
Saturday Ski for Fitness! Skate: Four classes January 30, February 6, 20, 27 (no lesson on Family Day weekend)
Saturday Ski for Total Fitness! Classic and Skate: Eight 2-hour classes on dates above

For the Tuesday lessons, we change the order and do the skate lessons first.
Tuesday Ski for Fitness! Skate: Four classes January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2021
Tuesday Ski for Fitness! Classic: Four classes February  2, 9, 16, 23 2021
Tuesday Ski for Total Fitness! Classic and Skate: Eight 2-hour classes on dates above  

You can sign up for the skate lessons, the classic lessons or both.

New Lower Price!! 

Fee is $80 for each group of 4 sessions.*
Ski for Total Fitness! (all 8 lessons) is $140.

If you want to take both Saturday and Tuesday sessions in January, we can arrange that.

These fees include membership in Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club.   Club membership is required for insurance purposes and entitles you to enjoy our social events and weekly night skis, as well as receive discounts in some local businesses!  If you are already a club member, fees will be reduced by $19.

Program Fees do NOT include Arrowhead Provincial Park Ski Passes.  Those must be purchased separately.  Please visit the Arrowhead Provincial Park website for more information.

 

****NEW****   Beginner/Return to Ski

Program Coordinator: Sue Sedgwick

This friendly, non-competitive class is for those who are new to Nordic skiing or returning after a long absence. You will start with the basics and progress at your own pace and comfort level.  The social aspect of skiing with a group is fun and motivating. Instructors will  help you navigate the trails at Arrowhead so you can gain the confidence to ski on your own and continue to improve your fitness. Each session is Classic technique only.  If you are interested in learning how to Skate ski, please have a look at the Ski for Fitness lessons.

Classes run for 4 weeks and are on Tuesdays from 1-3pm.

Session 1,  January 5, 12, 19, 26

Session 2, February 2, 9, 16,  23

Cost:  $80.00 for 1 session or $140.00 for both.

For more information contact Sue at sue.sedgwick@gmail.com

For further information about:
Saturday Ski for Fitness email Drew  drewhh@hotmail.com or Steve  stephen_jones64@hotmail.com
Tuesday Ski for Fitness lessons, contact Sue sue.sedgwick@gmail.com

Fee includes club membership*

Program Fees do NOT include Arrowhead Provincial Park Ski Passes.  Those must be purchased separately.  Please visit the Arrowhead Provincial Park website for more information.

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