Lessons Winter

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Enjoy your winter trip to the Rockies and experience the beautiful Canmore scenery, by cross country skiing at the Canmore Nordic Centre. You can enhance your experience and improve your skiing with a lesson from Trail Sports. All our instructors are certified by the Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (C.A.N.S.I.). See our instructor’s bios. 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.

LESSON PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE TRAIL FEES OR RENTALS. A trail pass must be purchased to participate in lessons.

CANCELLATION POLICY

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

Lessons Description Rate
Drop-in Classic Lesson Learn the basics of moving on the flat and gain confidence on downhills with a 1.5 hour group classic lesson.
Weekends and holidays at 11:00 a.m.
NOTE: Must be aged 13 or older. Please register by 10:30 a.m. (no booking required)
$50
Drop-in Skate Lesson Learn the basics of skating on the flat and efficient climbing with a 1.5 hour group skate lesson.
Weekends and holidays at 11:00 a.m.
NOTE: Must be aged 13 or older. Please register by 10:30 a.m. (no booking required)
$50
Private Lesson Improve your technique by focusing on you own needs with a 1 hour private ski lesson in skate skiing or classical skiing. Please phone 403 678 6764 to book, at least 24 hours in advance. $90
Semi Private Lesson A group of 2 to 5 skiers can improve their technique with a 1 hour semi private ski lesson in skate skiing or classical skiing. The group must be all working on the same technique and be of similar ability. Please phone 403 678 6764 to book, at least 24 hours in advance. $135
Family Semi Private 2 Adults and 2 children from the same family. 1 Hour ski lesson in classical or skate skiing. Please book at least 24 hours in advance. $135
Private Lesson and Tour Improve your skiing during a private lesson then put your new skills into practice during a 1 hour ski with your instructors. 2 hours total.
Please phone 403 678 6764 to book, at least 24 hours in advance. $75.00 for additional person.
$150
5 Week Classical Course 1.5 hour lesson each week to improve your classical technique. 1 pm to 2:30 pm (Series 1 commences Jan 12, 2020. Series 2 commences Feb 15, 2020). $250
5 Week Skating Course 1.5 hour lesson each week to improve your skating technique. 1 pm to 2:30 pm (Series 1 commences Jan 11, 2020. Series 2 commences Feb 16, 2020. $250
C.A.N.S.I. Level 1 Certification Course` The CANSI Level 1 course is an exam course designed to develop your instructional skills so you could teach beginning skiers. Day one of this three day course will focus on ski improvement to ensure your skiing is at the required standard. Days 2 and 3 will focus on how to teach skiing. Lessons prior to taking this certification course, are highly recommended. Nov 16 to 18, 2019 or February 21 to 23, 2020. Register on line at www.cansi.ca at least one week prior to the course. $350
C.A.N.S.I. Instructor’s Refresher For certified instructors this will review new developments in technique and teaching drills. It allows all instructors to participate in a sharing of teaching ideas. Date Dec 14, 2019. Register on line at www.cansi.ca at least one week prior to the course. Free
Waxing Clinics Waxing clinics at Trail Sports at 7 pm on November 13, December 12, 2019 plus January 15, February 13, 2020. Free
School Program Programs for school groups are available on school days.Click 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!