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Jackrabbits

Jackrabbits runs every Saturday afternoon at 1:30PM from November 10 to March 30.

The Jackrabbit program is is taught by certified coaches and is designed for the "FUNdamentals" stage of development (children 5-9yrs and older children that are new to skiing). The objective is for children to learn basic cross-country ski skills (both classic and skating) and to instill a lifelong interest in the sport, thereby enhancing their quality of life and health.

Program information from Cross Country Canada Ski - www.cccski.com

Jackrabbits program fee is $30/child and includes equipment rental for new skiers. All Jackrabbit ski participants must also be registered as Fort Smith Ski Club members.

For questions about Jackrabbits please email us at fortsmithnordic@gmail.com

Register at www.zone4.ca to become a member
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Track Attack

The Track Attack program runs every Thursday afternoon at 4PM and Saturday afternoons starting at 1:00PM from November 3 - April 13.

The Track Attack program is taught by certified coaches and is designed for intermediate to advanced skiers in the 'Learning to Train' stage of development (approx. 10-14yrs old ). The objective is for the youth to become technically competent cross-country skiers and to utilize those skills while exploring a wide range of cross-country ski activities, such as back country excursions and ski tournaments. Racing is introduced and practiced through events in Fort Smith and also travelling to races in other NWT & Alberta communities.

Goals of program:

Develop fitness through active play, games and activities will be fun, provide children an opportunity to be part of a sports team, develop overall physical skills and expose children to a variety of 'adventure based' cross-country ski activities.

Program information from Cross Country Canada Ski - www.cccski.com

Track Attack program fee is $50/youth and all participants must also be registered as Fort Smith Ski Club members. Track Attack skiers are expected to have their own gear for both classic and skate skiing (there may be some club gear available to borrow for short-term use).

For inquiries about Track Attack please email us at fortsmithnordic@gmail.com

Register at www.zone4.ca to become a member
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Biathlon Racing

The Biathlon Team is run by the biathlon club coaches. The team members are already established and must register with the coach, as well as with Biathlon Canada & Biathlon NWT. Athletes cannot use the range unless they are registered with Biathlon Canada, and nor can they use the trails unless they are registered through zone4 with the Fort Smith Ski Club. Visiting biathlon athletes that are not racing, must register as a visitor as well as with Biathlon Canada.

Coaches, parent helpers, and athletes must be registered members with Biathlon Canada & Biathlon NWT before using the range.

For registration, please search 'Biathlon Canada Membership' under the www.zone4.ca search section.

You can also visit the Biathlon Canada web site: www.biathloncanada.ca

All biathlon participants must also be registered as Fort Smith Ski Club members.

Register at www.zone4.ca to become a member