Track Attack

Registration for Saturday Spring Track Attack will open April 21st at 9am

Registration for Fall/Winter Opens June 21st for existing members;

Registration Opens to the Public July 5th

Welcome Info Meeting April 26 @ 6:30pm

Age

Year of Birth 2011 – 2012

Season

Spring Saturday Session – May 7th to August 27th

Fall/Winter Session – September through March

Times

Spring

  • Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm (Canmore and various locations in the Bow Valley)

Fall and Winter

  • Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 – 6:00 pm OR 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • ADD ON: Saturdays 10:00 am– 12:00 pm (Canmore and other mountain locations)
  • Weekend regional and local provincial competitions. Special events/camps organized.

Locations

Calgary (Edworthy, Glenmore, Confederation Park Golf Course) and Canmore Nordic Centre, etc. (see Training Locations map) Winter training locations are dependent on conditions.

Cost

  • Spring Saturday $280
  • Fall/Winter Program fee – $670 for Tues/Thurs, $330 Add-On for Saturdays
  • Foothills Nordic membership (during registration)
  • Confederation Trail User Fees (during registration)
  • Canmore Nordic Centre (day passes or season pass)

Program Description

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. Athletes will learn the basics of off season training through activities including: introduction to roller skiing, hiking, running, ski striding, body weight strength training, balance/agility and games. On snow, athletes will develop and refine classic and skate skiing techniques.

Camps 

  • Lake Louise Camp – Nov 18-20

Camp costs are not included in the fees and are on a cost-recovery basis.

Track Attack will promote attendance at the following events: Alberta Cup series, Built for Speed series, Alberta Winter Games, Alberta Youth Champs and some local loppets.

Required Equipment

  • 1 pair each of skate and classic skis, poles and boots (combi boots not recommended)*
  • Grip and glide wax for all conditions
  • Running shoes, ski striding poles (mid-chest height, downhill poles not recommended)
  • Backpack that can carry water, weather appropriate training clothes

*Coaches will assist in sizing and selection of equipment at early season ski sales.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENT/OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Foothills Nordic is able to run high quality programs for a reasonable cost due to the volunteer support from our families.  Based on the Club’s volunteer bond, ALL Track Attack parents will be required to volunteer a certain number hours throughout the season.  The volunteer hours hours required for each program is available on the Volunteer page.  Numerous volunteer opportunities to help with Track Attack will be available including assistance at weekend work-outs, wax support at races, and planning and organizing trips, races and non-competitive camps, events and activities.  Sign-up lists with details on volunteer jobs will be shared with parents.

For information on the volunteer bond and other volunteer opportunities available throughout the year, see Club Volunteer Opportunities.

More Information

If you have any questions, please e-mail Foothills Nordic.