CNSC Seniors/55+ Classic Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe Programs 2024

Pre-Registration is RequiredREGISTER EARLY, SPACE IS LIMITED!

 

CNSC Seniors/55+ Classic Cross-Country Ski Lesson and Instructional Guided Tours 

Join us for a classic cross-country ski lesson on Monday, January 15, and 3 weeks of instructional guided classic ski tours on Mondays January 22, 29 and February 5 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (with a social in the lodge from 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.). There is a $10.00* registration fee for the 4-week program. (Cost of 3-week group lessons and instructional tours with CANSI certified instructors is normally $125.00). Non-members must purchase half-priced trail passes ($12.50*) each week and half-priced rentals ($10.36*) are available. * Prices include applicable taxes.

The Seniors/55+ Classic Ski lesson and tours are led by CANSI certified senior ski instructors and supported by senior volunteers and ski patrol. During the tours, instructors will teach techniques to navigate the terrain. 

There will be 56 spaces available with six ability-level groups available:

1) Beginner Group:  For people new or quite new to cross country skiing; this group will 

mainly ski on flat (green) trails. 

2) Slow & Steady Group:  For people with some previous skiing experience that prefer to tour at a slow but steady pace, this group will mainly ski on flat (green) trails, e.g. Pine Flats, Greenway Corridor. 

3-5 Intermediate Groups:  For people with previous ski experience:

       Level 3:  flat (green) trails with smaller hills, e.g. Tigger, Dog on It.

       Level 4:  flat (green) trails with some moderate hills (blue), e.g. Fingers, Northern Lights.

       Level 5:  moderately hilly (blue) trails, e.g. Race Maze, Top Dog.

6) Intermediate/Advanced Group:  For people with previous ski experience; comfortable skiing hillier  

     (blue and black) trails, e.g. Hickory Wing, Birch Bend.

 

CNSC Seniors/55+ Guided Snowshoe Tours

Join us for 3 weeks of guided snowshoe tours Wednesdays, January 17, 24 and 31 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (with a social in the lodge from 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.). There is a $7.50* registration fee for the 3-week program. Non -members must purchase half-priced trail passes ($4.36*) each week and half-priced rentals ($5.88*) are available. * Prices include applicable taxes. 

The Seniors/55+ Guided Snowshoe tours are led by experienced senior snowshoe leaders and supported by senior volunteers and ski patrol.  

There will be four ability-level groups with fourteen participants in each group:

1) Mobility/Health Issues Group: For people with mobility and other health issues; this group will snowshoe on flatter trails at a slower pace for shorter distances, with some rest breaks. 

2) Slow & Steady Group:  This group is for people new to snowshoeing or for those wanting to snowshoe at a leisurely pace.

3) Intermediate Group:  For people with some previous snowshoe experience or a moderate fitness level; this group will snowshoe at a moderate pace.

4) Intermediate/Advanced Group:  For people with previous snowshoe experience and good fitness level; this group will snowshoe at a moderately brisk pace. 

Register: HERE

 

Note: Registration opens on Friday December 29th at 6 a.m. and closes on Sunday January 7th at 12 noon.    

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