Lessons Winter

Waivers are required for all lesson bookings

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Lesson prices do not include Trail Fees or Rentals. A trail pass must be purchased from the Canmore Nordic Centre to participate in lessons.

For your safety and the safety of our instructors we will not teach lessons if the temperature is below -20ºC. Please arrive at Trail Sports, with equipment, no later than 30 minutes before your lesson start time. Late arrivals may not be accommodated. Lesson times will finish at designated lesson times regardless of how late lesson starts.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Trail Sports has a 48-hour cancellation policy. Private lessons cannot be cancelled within 48 hours.

 

BOOKINGS

Please click "BOOK NOW" beside the lesson of your choice to reserve your lesson.

*DUE TO COVID-19, ALL LESSONS MUST BE BOOKED 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START TIME*

 

Early Season:

 

Lessons Description Rate  
Three-week lessons for seniors (55+) Options for beginner and intermediate skiers in classic or skate technique. Three 1.5-hour lessons, weekdays, starting December 6. $105

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Two-day lessons for beginner classic skiers (18+) Start the season with a two-day splurge into the sport of Nordic skiing. Sat/Sun, December 18-19, mornings (10am-12pm) or afternoons (1:00-3:00pm). Total of four hours of instruction. $120

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Private and Semi-Private Lessons:

 

Lessons

Description

Rate

 
Private or Semi-Private Lesson One-hour classic or skate ski lesson, for beginner to advanced skiers. Private (1 person); semi-private (2-5 people + additional per person cost up to 8 maximum).

$90/person (private); $150 (2-5 people); + $30 for each additional person up to 8

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Private or Semi-Private Lesson + Guided Tour Two-hour session with instruction and tour of the Canmore Nordic Centre, classic or skate ski, beginner to advanced skiers. Private (1 person); semi-private (2-5 people + additional per person cost up to 8 maximum). $150/person (private); $240 (2-5 people) + $50 for each additional person up to 8.

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Adult Group Drop-In Lessons (weekends and holidays):

 

Lessons Description Rate  
Beginner Classic Ski Lessons Learn the basics of classic skiing in a 1.5-hour lesson. Saturday and Sundays, and holiday weekdays. Starts December 26. 11:00am-12:30pm. $50/per person Book Here

 

5 Week Courses:

 

Lessons Description Rate  
Beginner Classic or Skate Ski Lessons Enjoy a series of five beginner lessons and learn the fundamental skills of classic or skate skiing. Weekends ($250/person), weekdays ($175/person) Book Here
Intermediate-Advanced Classic or Skate Ski Lessons For experienced skiers who would like to enhance their technique, building on the fundamental skills of classic or skate skiing. Weekends ($250/person), weekdays ($175/person) Book Here

 

Seniors (55+) Midweek Lessons:

 

Lessons Description Rate  
7-Week Beginner Learn to Ski Classic or Skate Ski Learn the fundamentals of classic or skate skiing. Weekday morning and afternoon options. $245/per person

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7-Week Intermediate Continue to Classic or Skate Ski For those who have taken a Trail Sports lesson or are experienced skiers and would like to build on technique fundamentals. Classic or skate. Weekday morning and afternoon options. $245/per person

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New This Year:

 

Lessons Description Rate  
Technique Tune-Up (with recreational racers in mind) Join a Level 4 instructor to improve technique and efficiency in classic and skate skiing. Sessions will include practice on sections of the Masters World Cup race course to apply newly honed skills. Four 1.5-hour sessions, Mondays, starting January 3, 6:00-7:30pm. $170/per person Book Here
Women's Wednesday Evening Classic Ski (beginner+ to intermediate) Enjoy the social aspect of skiing while improving technique on the trails. Some ski experience required. Fitness, fun and friends. Bring a headlamp. Five Wednesdays starting January 5, 6:00-7:30pm. $125/per person Book Here
Women's One-Day Ski Clinic (classic and skate) Start 2022 with a technique refresher. Join a Level 4 instructor and enhance classic and skate ski skills on various terrain. Some experience required. Saturday, January 8, morning classic (9am-noon), afternoon skate (1:00-4:00pm). $120/per person Book Here
Holiday Cheer for Local Businesses (instead of hosting the usual staff Christmas party...) Ski lesson and guided tour in the twilight; finishes early enough to go out for appies afterwards. 'Tis the season to ski.   Inquire Here

 

For the Young Skiers (6-12):

 

Lessons Description Rate  
Half-Day Friday Ski Camp (5 sessions) Adventure on skis, exploring trails and adding up mileage over the winter. Groups are led by certified instructors. 1:30-3:30pm, Fridays, Dec. 17, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, Mar. 4, Mar. 18. $200/per person

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Book Here for Ags 9-12

Holiday Kids Ski Camp (single-day sessions) Single-day sessions Monday to Friday, December 27-31, 1:00-3:00pm, ages 6-8 and 9-12. Explore the trails and learn new skills in a fun environment with a certified instructor. $40/session/person

Book Here For Ages 6-8

Book Here For Ages 9-12

 

Fat Biking:

 

Lessons Description Rate  
Guided Bike Ride 1.5-hour guided ride by a PMBIA-certified instructor. $90 (private); $150 (2-5 people); + $40 for each additional person up to 8

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School Programs

Programs for school groups are available on school days. Inquire Here

 

Other Group Programs

Programs for other groups can be coordinated via e-mail. Inquire Here

 

 

TECHNIQUE TIPS

Here are some basic technique videos to get you excited about cross-country skiing. We look forward to teaching you in person for the complete benefits & to share our passion for this sport with you!