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Weekend Programs

Learn to Cross Country Ski at Horseshoe Resort

Join our incredible group of instructors at Horseshoe Resort for a winter full of fun and learning! 8 week program lessons are available for kids ages 4-10 and we also have a program specifically for adults. Programs are available on Saturday and Sunday from January until March.


Important Program Information

  • Programs will only run if there are a minimum of four students registered
  • All Nordic programs come with a FREE program pass
  • Please note that lessons do not run over Family Day weekend (February 16 – 17, 2019)

Schedule

PROGRAM

DATES

TIME

Mini Gliders

 

Ages 4 – 5 years old

Saturday January 5th – Saturday March 2nd

OR

Sunday January 6th – Sunday March 3rd

10:00am – 12:00pm 

 

10:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Gliders

 

Ages 6 – 9 years old

Saturday January 5th – Saturday March 2nd

OR

Sunday January 6th – Sunday March 3rd

10:00am – 12:00pm 

 

10:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Adventure Gliders

 

Ages 10 – 14 years old

Saturday January 5th – Saturday March 2nd

OR

Sunday January 6th – Sunday March 3rd

10:00am – 12:00pm 

 

10:00am – 12:00pm OR 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Adult Active 4 Life

Sunday January 6th – Sunday March 3rd1:00pm – 3:00pm

Mini Gliders 

Lesson Only =  $211   |   8 Week Rental Add On = $80 

Mini Gliders is an 8 week cross country program on Saturday or Sunday for ages 4 and 5 years old. This two hour program meets at the Cross Country Centre. Saturday lessons run from January 5, 2019 until March 2, 2019. Sunday lessons run from January 6, 2019 until March 3, 2019. Lessons DO NOT RUN on the Family Day Weekend (February 16 – 17, 2019). The objective is to introduce cross country skiing and a healthy lifestyle associated with organized activity and active play. The program is designed to develop fundamental movement skills (with a focus on balance and agility),  coordination, self confidence, imagination and social skills. It encourages children to be active and helps them develop an awareness and appreciation of our natural environment.


Gliders 

Lesson Only =  $231   |   8 Week Rental Add On = $80   |   4 Week Skate/Classic Add On = $35

Gliders is an 8 week cross country program on Saturday or Sunday for ages 6 and 9 years old. This two hour program meets at the Cross Country Centre. Saturday lessons run from January 5, 2019 until March 2, 2019. Sunday lessons run from January 6, 2019 until March 3, 2019. Lessons DO NOT RUN on the Family Day Weekend (February 16 – 17, 2019). The objective is for children to learn basic cross country ski skills (both classic and skating) and to instill a lifelong interest in the sport, thereby enhancing their quality of life and health. The program is designed to develop fundamental movement skills, build overall motor skills, confidence and social skills and encourage fun and participation.


Adventure Gliders 

Lesson Only = $271   |   8 Week Rental Add On = $80   |   4 Week Skate/Classic Add On = $35

Adventure Gliders is an 8 week cross country program on Saturday mornings, Sunday mornings and Sunday afternoons. This two hour program meets at the Cross Country Centre. Saturday lessons run from January 5, 2019 until March 2, 2019Sunday lessons run from January 6, 2019 until March 3, 2019. Lessons DO NOT RUN on the Family Day Weekend (February 16 – 17, 2019). The objective is for participants to become technically competent cross-country skiers and to utilize those skills to explore a wide range of cross country ski activities, from back country excursions to Ski Tournaments. The program is designed to further develop and refine all cross country ski skills–develop skills, speed, power and aerobic fitness, develop strength and flexibility as well as good ski habits, building adventure based activities into the seasonal plan e.g camps on and off snow.


Adult Active 4 Life

Lesson Only = $271   |   8 Week Rental Add On = $80   |   4 Week Skate/Classic Add On = $35

Adult Active 4 Life is an 8 week cross country program on Sunday afternoons. This two hour program meets at the Cross Country Centre and runs from 1:00pm until 3:00pm. Lessons run from January 6, 2019 until March 3, 2019.  Lessons DO NOT RUN on the Family Day Weekend (February 17, 2019). Whether you are new to the sport or wish to further improve your technique, our coaches will provide the tricks and tips to leading a healthy life through Cross Country Skiing.

 

Book your Cross Country Program

Please note there needs to be a minimum of 4 participants in each lesson for it to proceed!