Ski Lessons - Nordic - 2 Options!
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St. Albans Jr. High Nordic
This is an instructional program is for middle schoolers – Grades 5-8 to learn to XC ski. The program will be run by former BFA Skier Cody Putnam with support from current BFA coach Scott Magnan & current BFA Nordic team members.
We’ll start mid January – conditions permitting and ski until the snow runs out. Each participant must have their own skis and equipment and should wear a headlamp as we lose sunlight early in the day. Locations may change depending on where the snow is so families are asked to follow the coach's blog for practice location information. A link will be provided below. Participants in this program are encouraged to also participate in Thursday evening ski sessions listed below. Participants will learn basics of ski care and waxing.
There are race opportunities for middle school skiers, Coaches Magnan and Putnam will address that interest on an individual basis as skiers develop and show interest.
Not sure what to get for equipment? There will be a meeting with the coaches on Tuesday 12/11/18 5:30-6:30pm at Barlow Street Community Center to talk about equipment needs. We will have information regarding rental packages available from The Ski Rack and Alpine Shop and special team discounts for our skiers.
$59 for Residents, $79 for non-residents
Learn to XC Ski – for Everyone!
This program is for everyone! A more laid back form of guidance for little kids just starting out to adults hitting the trail for the first time. Participants will learn the basics of Nordic skiing and will work together learning this fantastic outdoor activity that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.
Program will start Mid January and run throughout the winter as long as the snow holds out. First session is Thursday January 17, 2019 at Hard’ack at 5:00pm. Participants should wear headlamps as it gets dark early.
All participants must be pre-registered and must have their own equipment. Classes will be run by former BFA Nordic Skier Cody Putnam.
$59 for residents, $79 for non-residents.
- It is the responsibility of each skier to arrive hydrated and fueled up for an hour outdoors.
- It is the responsibility of each skier to dressed for the weather.