Cross Country Skiing

Beginner to advanced cross-country ski lessons will give you skills to explore the Kananaskis groomed trails for years to come.


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Bunnies Sampler - Ages 4-6

This half-day program in Kananaskis is an introduction to the sport of cross-country skiing. It's designed to give kids a taste of the sport before committing to a full program. Bunnies is ages 4–6 and Jackrabbits is ages 7–12, and parents are encouraged to join in. No experience necessary. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Bunnies Ski Series - Ages 4-6

Spend Saturdays learning how to cross-country ski or developing your ski skills. Tailored specifically for the Kananaskis ski trails, this Bunnies program focuses on classic technique, going for skis and playing games. Choose from morning or afternoon lessons. Depending on group size, kids are divided based on age and ability. Parents are encouraged to join in. Bunnies is for ages 4-6 and all abilities welcome! If you are older than 6 please check out the Jackrabbits program. No experience necessary. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Jackrabbits Plus Ski Series - Ages 11-16

Spend Saturdays in Kananaskis developing your cross-country ski skills. This program is for skiers who have completed 4 levels of our Jackrabbits program or already know how to ski and are looking for a challenge. We'll spend time refining technique through games and drills, and then go on longer and faster skis. There will be about 5 km of skiing in most lessons. Jackrabbit Plus is for ages 11-16, however we're flexible if you feel this program is a good fit for your skill level. We have ski programs for ages 4-16 and all abilities. Check out Jackrabbits or Bunnies for more options. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Jackrabbits Sampler - Ages 7-12

This half-day program in Kananaskis is an introduction to the sport of cross-country skiing. It's designed to give kids a taste of the sport before committing to a full program. Bunnies is ages 4–6 and Jackrabbits is ages 7–12, and parents are encouraged to join in. No experience necessary. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Jackrabbits Ski Series - Ages 7-12

Spend Saturdays learning how to cross-country ski or developing your ski skills. Tailored specifically for the Kananaskis ski trails, this Jackrabbits program focuses on classic technique, going for skis and playing games. Choose from morning or afternoon lessons. Depending on group size, kids are divided based on age and ability. Parents are encouraged to join in. Jackrabbits is for ages 7-12 and all abilities are welcome. Jackrabbit Plus is for skilled and speedy skiers who are 11–16 years old. If you are younger than 7, please check out the Bunnies program. No experience necessary. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Outdoor Spring Break Camp

Meet new friends and have LOADS of fun snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in Kananaskis. In this day camp, we'll also visit cool Calgary locations, play tons of outdoor games, and go climbing, bouldering and swimming. If the weather is warm we'll hike, geocache and build shelters instead of being on snow. Every day is jam-packed with activities. Grades 2-8 camps available. Includes: instructor, equipment, passes, permits, transportation. Required: weather-appropriate clothing and indoor footwear.

Outdoor Winter Break Camp

Take a week over winter holidays to have fun and play in the snow. Enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in Kananaskis, and go climbing, bouldering and swimming in Calgary. There is something here for everyone and you'll have great stories and new skills to share when you return to school. If there isn't enough snow to ski and snowshoe we will hike, geocache and build shelters. Grades 2-8 camps available. Includes: instructor, equipment, passes, permits, transportation. Required: weather-appropriate clothing and indoor footwear.