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Ski Lessons - Feb 1

posted Jan 22, 2020, 6:10 PM by Willy Froese   [ updated Jan 22, 2020, 6:10 PM ]
Cross Country Ski Lessons on Saturday, February 1, 2020
Who is this for? Anyone interested in either increasing their confidence in the basics of skiing or refining their technique for more efficiency or effectiveness.
Who are the instructors? Susan Barnett and Kevin Dearing are certified by the Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI)
Where? Meet at the Pinawa Club
How much? Free for Whiteshell Cross Country Ski Club members and $20/lesson for non-members

Beginner* 1:30-3:00pm Classic technique
* Beginner refers to skiers who rely on their poles for balance and are uncomfortable on gentle slopes.

Intermediate**: 9am-10:30am Classic technique refinement
11-12:30pm Skate ski technique
**Intermediate skiers are comfortable on skis, able to balance and glide for a short distance without poles and can stay in control on moderate descents.

Do I need to register? Yes, there is a maximum of 10 per lesson so please email so we know how many to expect and can also let you know of any changes as necessary.

What about equipment? If you don't have your own equipment you will need to rent from a shop in Winnipeg, or contact the Winnipeg River Recreation District about borrowing some of their equipment.