Why schedule a lesson?Lessons for cross country skiing

Whether you are new to the winter sport of cross country skiing or want to sharpen your skills, lessons are a great way to improve your technique and enhance your skiing experience.

When you improve your ability to transfer your weight, the motion takes less energy. With guidance and a little practice, you’ll become more efficient in your kick + glide and x-country skiing will feel more effortless.

We can help you learn how.

Lesson  Basics

  • How to put gear on and off properly
  • Ski trail etiquette and warm up
  • How to safely fall and get up
  • How to ski on flats- how to kick + glide
  • How to ski up hills (Herringbone technique)
  • How to ski downhill (Snowplow technique)Cross Country Ski Lessons
  • Plus other fun exercises and techniques to improve your skiing and allow you to enjoy your ski day to the fullest

Key Stuff about Lessons

  • Classic style lessons:  group format lessons are generally for up to 6 people
  • Available on weekends and holidays (alternative arrangements may be possible).
  • Reservations required – recommended 24 to 48 hours in advance
  • Taught by accredited x-ski instructors

How long are the lessons?Cross country ski lessons school group

  • Introductory group lesson are approximately 30-40 minutes long
  • Private lessons are an hour in length

Lesson Costs

Group lesson: $15 per person + trail pass ($20 Adult / $16 Youth or Senior)

Private Lesson $25 per person + trail pass ($20 Adult / $16 Youth or Senior)

School group lessons also available – please call to discuss.


Call today to reserve your x-ski lesson!

Nordic Centre:  (705) 446-0256 ext. 223