Youth Programs

Program registration for the 2023/24 season youth programs is open!
Please visit Zone4 for online registration.
Club Membership is mandatory for all participants and they can be purchased through a separate registration.

Continuing on for the 2023-24 season – we have ski, boots and poles available to lend out to Bunnies, Rabbits, Trailblazers and Track Attack skiers for the season. Sizes and quantities are limited (particularly limited in Bunny sizes). The Program Coordinator will send a message to all registrants for a date to pick up skis boots and poles. Please contact our Program Coordinator at [email protected] if you have any questions.

RNSC aims to lessen the barriers for children to join cross-country activities. If you would like your child(ren) to participate but are experiencing barriers such as program costs, transportation or otherwise, please do not hesitate to contact our Program Coordinator to discuss options.

Please review the Athlete and Parent Manual

Program Details

Bunnies Program (Ages 4 – 5)

Focus on fun and introduces basic movement skills on skis. January 6th – March 9th, 2024.

  • Bunnies Saturdays 10:30 – 11:30am. 10 sessions. $50.

Use this link for more information about the Bunnyrabbit Program.

Jackrabbits Program (Ages 6 – 9)

Provides skiers with the fundamental skills of classic and skating technique in a fun and playful environment. November 25th, 2023 – March 9th, 2024.

  • Jackrabbits level 1 (Age 6) Saturdays 9:45am – 11:30pm. 14 sessions. $75.
  • Jackrabbits levels 2-4 (Ages 7–9) Saturdays 9:45am – 12:00pm and Tuesdays 4:00pm – 5:00pm. 27 sessions. $100.
  • Jackrabbits levels 2-4 (Ages 7–9)  Tuesdays Only Skate 4:00pm – 5:00pm. Starts November 28th, 2023/24. 13 sessions. $75.

Use this link for more information about the Jackrabbit Program.

Trailblazers (Ages 10 and up)

For skiers who want exposure to adventure activities (eg avalanche awareness, environmental survival). We continue technique development for the recreational skier.

  • Saturdays 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. November 25th 2023 – March 9th 2024. $125

Use this link for more information about Trailblazers.

Track Attack (Ages 9 – 12)

Aims to produce technically competent Nordic skiers, focusing on skiing for fun while enhancing fitness and providing an introduction to training and competition.

  • TA1: Starts November 25th 2023/24 (on-snow). Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 – 6:00pm, Saturday from 9:30am – 11:30am. 3x/week. $200
  • TA2: Starts September 5th 2023 (dryland and on-snow). Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 – 5:30pm, Saturday from 9:00am – 11:00am (dryland). Same times as TA1 on-snow after November 26. 3x/week. $300

Use this link for more information about Track Attack.

Junior Development (Ages 12-18)

Aims to produce technically competent Nordic skiers, focusing on skiing for fitness and competition. Opportunities to compete at provincial and national-level competitions. Includes race support and access to age-appropriate components of integrated support team.

  • JD1 (YOB 2008<): Starts July 2023. 2x/week for July/August; 4x/week from September onwards. $600
  • JD2 (YOB 2003-06): Starts May 2023. 1-2x/week for May/June; 3x/week for July/August; 4x from September onwards. $800

Use this link for more information about Junior Development.