Lessons and Clinics

Whether you have never cross country skied or could use some fine-tuning, a lessons can make all the difference. Our Nordic Center has a team of friendly, PSIA certified cross country ski instructors that will introduce you to the sport or take your skiing to the next level!

Learn to Ski Package

We offer our Learn to Ski lessons every day at 10:30 a.m. The Learn to Ski package caters to people who are just beginning their lifetime of cross country skiing and would like to learn the basics of classic technique from a professional, knowledgeable instructor. Learn to Ski lessons may be reserved as a family, group, couple, or individual.

Our Learn to Ski lessons are 60 minutes long and teach classic technique. These packages are available by reservation only. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Equipment rentals and trail passes, if needed, are an additional cost.

$50 per person

Private Lessons

Catering to a wider range of ages, abilities and techniques, we encourage intermediate and advanced skiers, as well as those wishing to learn to skate ski, to consider reserving a private lesson. Private instruction may be reserved as a family, group, couple or individual.

Private lessons are available by reservation only.  In these lessons, we teach skate or classic technique according to your ability level.  We offer 75 minute private lessons and video analysis is available. Requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Equipment rentals and trail passes, if needed, are an additional cost.

$65 per person

Skate Clinics

These half day (2.5 hours on snow) clinics are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. They are for skiers who want to improve their skating technique and efficiency. Participants should be comfortable on skis, have the ability to get up some hills, and safely stop on downhills.  Clinics will focus on:

  • Skills including proper body position, efficient movement, and poling techniques.
  • Drills to reinforce good habits.
  • Video Analysis to address specific issues with each skier.

There is a 3 person minimum in each clinic.

$75 per person

Skimo School

Whether you’re racing just to get to Aspenbeat a time goal, or have a great adventure with a friend, being fully prepared for the GT is crucial.  To help get you there, we offer group clinics and personal coaching with 5 time Skimo National Champion and 2018 Grand Traverse Champion Cam Smith.

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Online Reservations Will Open November 2018