Cross-country ski lessons

The Strathcona Wilderness Centre offers a variety of Cross Country Ski Lessons

Find our cross country ski lesson schedule and register today with Recreation Online. Learn more about new guidelines in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

Please note: Due to the current provincial restrictions in place until December 18, 2020, the Strathcona Wilderness Centre can only offer private cross country skiing lessons until then. Lessons can be booked for dates after December 18; modifications will be made to align with current provincial guidance.

Private and semi-private lessons

Book your private cross country ski lessons at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. Our experienced instructors will work one on one with you to introduce, develop and enhance your cross county skiing technique. Lessons are available in classic technique and skate technique. Private lessons are available for 1- 7 people. Groups of 8 individuals or more qualify for a group program/class. All private lessons are instructed by certified CANSI and NCCP instructors.

Contact the Strathcona Wilderness Centre today to book a safe, professional and fun one on one private lesson.

Private and semi-private lesson rates (day pass included, rentals not included):

Number of participants Fee per participant (1 hour) Fee per participant (1.50 hours) Fee per participant (2 hours)
1 $75 $110 $145
2 $60 $95 $130
3 $45 $65 $75
4 $45 $65 $75
5 $45 $65 $75
6 $45 $65 $75
7 $45 $65 $75

8 participants or more would fall under our group program bookings.

Group programs

Bunnies and Jackrabbit programs for all levels.

Adult 6 week lessons:

  • Firststrides: Adult Learn to X-C Ski 
  • Stridefurther: Adult Intermediate X-C Ski and Ski Masters 

SWC offers 2 hour X-C Introductory, Advanced and Skate lessons, as well as Private and Semi-private X-C lessons.

We also offer a number of Coaching/Instructor certification courses.  Please check the Cross Country Alberta website and the Canadian Nordic Ski Instructor website for more information.

Got a group? Experience winter with cross country ski and snowshoe programs for schools, homeschoolers and community groups.

Follow all guidelines

All Strathcona County programs and activities have been created to meet the current provincial guidelines in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Strathcona County.

Follow all provincial guidelines in place including indoor / outdoor gathering restrictions. Always maintain a physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from anyone outside of your household. All individuals 3 years of age or older must wear a mask or face covering when inside Strathcona County facilities. Stay home if you are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. Thank you for your cooperation!

Additional information

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Last updated: Friday, January 08, 2021
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