Opeongo Gliders

Opeongo Gliders

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Opeongo Gliders Youth Program aims to create a safe learning environment.

Opeongo Gliders starts December 2, 2003Click here to register online.

For Jumpstart applications, click here for a registration form.

Through organized activity and active play, participants learn how to cross-country ski, develop an appreciation for the outdoors, and develop new ski friends. We facilitate Nordiq Canada lessons, led by certified instructors.

Dates: Runs for 8 Saturdays. December 2, 9, 16, 2023, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 2024

Programs Offered:

Jack Rabbits (ages 6 to 9): The objective is for children to learn basic cross-country ski skills, including classic and skating styles and to instill a lifelong interest in the sport. Participants will develop the basics of agility, balance, coordination and speed, as well as good ski technique habits, fun and fitness.

Track Attack (ages 9 to 12): The focus of the Track Attack program is to help participants become technically competent cross country skiers and use their skills to explore a wide range of ski activities.

Cost: $120, plus insurance fee of $22 per child (unless you have already purchased a family membership).

Additional Info:

All participants must provide their own equipment. Rental options available at Hilltop Ski Rentals (hilltopskirentals@gmail.com, 613-757-1404) or the Killaloe Public Library Sports-Lending Hub.

Due to Covid-19, only online registrations are available.

All participants must complete a self-assessment prior to participation and Covid-19 specific protocols will be shared closer to the start date.

All participants must provide their own mask or facial covering, water bottle and snacks, and are encouraged to carry a hip belt.