Cross Country (XC) Ski Programs – Ages 10-13

  • Introduction to Track Attack

    Introduction to Track Attack (TA-XC) is a new program aimed at 10-11 year olds who like to be active outdoors and are interested in the sport of cross country skiing, but have less than two years of experience with classic and skate ski technique. The TA program normally runs 7 months from September – March but this introduction program is split into 2 separate sessions to allow participants the opportunity to try the sport.

  • Introduction To Train To Train (T1)

    Introduction to Train to Train 1 (T1-XC) is a new program aimed at 12-15 year olds who like to be active outdoors and are interested in the sport of cross country skiing, but have less than two years of experience with classic and skate ski technique.  The T1 program normally runs 11 months but this program is split into 3 separate sessions to allow participants the opportunity to try the sport. Spring/Fall is dryland training. Winter Athletes will focus on skate and classic techniques in a fun and social environment. Fitness, teamwork and personal interaction skills will be emphasized.

  • Track Attack

    As a progression from the Jackrabbit program, Track Attack is a skill development program aimed at improving skate and classic techniques in a fun and social environment. Track Attack will promote teamwork and personal interaction skills.

  • Train to Train 1 (T1)

    As a progression from the Track Attack program, Train to Train 1 is the next stage in Cross Country Canada’s Long Term Development Framework. It is aimed at improving skate and classic techniques in a fun and social environment. Skiers are encouraged to participate in competition and will be able to race many times during the season.

  • Marmots

    The Marmots program is intended for youth who are interested in skiing for fun, fitness and friendship. Includes group ski sessions to develop and improve on skills attained in the Jackrabbit program. *NEW* Youth ages 9 to 12 registering for cross country ski programs have the option to also register for a Biathlon Bears Winter Session ADD-ON Mondays.

  • Learn 2 Ski Ages 12-15

    *NEW* Learn2Ski ages 12-15.  Due to increased demand Foothills is offering a learn to ski program for youth ages 12 to 15.  In order to give them a chance to learn basic nordic ski skills with others of a similar age.  This program will run for approximately 12  weeks, starting in late November.   More details will be available soon