Cross Country Skiing

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


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Outdoor Spring Break Camp

Meet new friends and have loads of fun this school spring break. In this day camp, we'll snowshoe and cross-country ski in Kananaskis. 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 and build shelters instead of being on snow. Every day is jam-packed with activities. Grades 2-8 camps available. Required: weather-appropriate clothing and indoor footwear. Check equipment list and additional information in the online event details. Includes: instructor, equipment, passes, transportation.

Outdoor Winter Break Camp

Spend 3 days over winter holidays having fun and playing 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 and build shelters. Grades 2-8 camps available. Includes: instructor, equipment, passes, permits, transportation. Required: weather-appropriate clothing and indoor footwear.

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 7–14, 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 12-17

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 12-17, however we're flexible if you feel this program is a good fit for your skill level. We have ski programs for ages 4-17 and all abilities. Check out Jackrabbits or Bunnies for more options. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Jackrabbits Sampler - Ages 7-14

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 7–14, and parents are encouraged to join in. No experience necessary. Transportation and equipment rentals are not included. Includes: instructor.

Jackrabbits Ski Series - Ages 7-14

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 7-14 and all abilities are welcome. Jackrabbit Plus is for skilled and speedy skiers who are 12–17 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.