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CROSS COUNTRY SKIING PROGRAMS

Please click on green program names below to link to more details on each program.

BUNNY RABBITS

Level  Recommended Age Range General Level Description
Chipmunks 4 Beginner skier
Bunnies 5-6 Beginner skier working toward all skills in Bunnyrabbit booklet

SKI SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM 

Level  Recommended Age Range General Level Description
Level 1- Jackrabbits 7-10 As per Jackrabbit booklet level 1 skills by end of season
Level 2- Jackrabbits 7-10 As per Jackrabbit booklet level 2 skills by end of season
Level 3- Jackrabbits 7-10 As per Jackrabbit booklet level 3 skills by end of season
Level 4- Jackrabbits 7-10 As per Jackrabbit booklet level 4 skills by end of season
Level 5 10-16 Two options:

- Race Development: Mastered all level 4 Jackrabbit skills. Desire to train 5 months a year. Ski at least 2 regionals.

 - Skill Development: For new skiers, a makeup program that takes them through all 4 Jackrabbit levels at their own pace.

RACING DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Level  Recommended Age Range General Level Description
Level 6 11-18 Desire to train 7 months a year, develop personal goals, ski regionals and a desire to ski 2 O'Cup's
Level 7 13-18 Desire to train 11 months a year on a YTP, required to ski two O'Cup's, ability to set personal goals, 3 summer training camps included (travel costs for away camps and races are not included)
Level 8 13-18 At Level 7 but desire to excel at Nationals, 4 summer training camps included (travel costs for away camps and races are not included)

WINTER ADVENTURE

Level  Recommended Age Range General Level Description
Youth 12-18 Non-competitive program.
Ski, Skate, Classic, Snowshoe, Shoot
Adult 18+ Ski & Social Organized Events

MASTERS X-C 

Level  Recommended Age Range General Level Description
Open Level 18+ Skate technique focused workouts for skiers aspiring to get faster and potentially race

 

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Trail passes - valid only during the weekly sessions - are included in Bunnies Chipmunks and Level 1-5. Anyone registered in Level 6 or above (excluding Winter Adventure and Masters) MUST purchase a Highlands Nordic Seasons Pass. Masters and Winter Adventure must purchase day passes.

Note: Highlands Nordic is separate from the Highlands Trailblazers, although they work closely together. See here for more details.

For information on seasons passes, trail passes, seasonal leases, rentals and ProShop please visit www.highlandsnordic.ca

​SERVICE HOURS PROGRAM

Please review the details of the service hours program for parents and athletes.