Adult Programs: Ski For Fitness & Masters'

Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club

 

COVID 19 Information

Arrowhead Nordic takes the safety of our members very seriously. Our programs are being adapted to meet the guidelines provided by Government Public Health agencies and our governing sports bodies, Nordiq Canada and Cross-Country Ski Ontario.
We were part of a summer dryland training program conducted in accordance with all COVID-19 Safe Return to Play Protocol  guidelines.  We will continue to  prioritize the safety of the Arrowhead Nordic family as we develop our Fall/Winter Programs. For more on the Safe Return to Play Protocol we are following,the Cross Country Ski Ontario COVID-19 Guidelines.

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

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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 – 2:30 pm) or Tuesday afternoon classes (1 – 2:30 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.

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*

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 at $19.

 

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