Track Attack

Registration

Registration opens June 4

Age

10 – 12 (Year of Birth 2006 – 2008)

Season

September 2018 – March 2019

Times
  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • ADD ON: Saturdays 10:00 am– 12:00 pm (out of town)
  • 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
  • Program fee – $600 for Tues/Thurs, $250 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 are:

  • Super Camp – September 21 to 23, 2018
  • Lake Louise Camp – November 16 to 18, 2018

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
  • Drink belt, running shoes, ski striding poles (mid-chest height, downhill poles not recommended)

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

Minimum Volunteer Requirements

We need help with: parent helpers/assistants at weekend work-outs, wax support at races, planning and organizing trips, races and non-competitive camps, events and activities, and finally club administration.

More Information

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