FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs) - WOSTAWEA SKI LESSON PROGRAMS

FAQ: WHAT SKI LESSONS ARE AVAILABLE AND HOW MUCH DO THEY COST?

BUNNY RABBIT 4 - 5 year olds $40 for 8 weekly lessons

JACKRABBIT 6 - 11 year olds $40 for 8 weekly lessons

TRACK ATTACK 10 - 13 year olds $40 for 8 weekly lessons

ADULT CLASSIC SKI 14 + years old $40 for 8 weekly lessons

ADULT SKATE SKI 14+ years old Occasional clinics TBD

RACING TEAM Contact Coach * $175 for Oct-March program

* Racing Team Coach: Eric Luiker, maer@nb.sympatico.ca

FAQ: WHEN DO SKI LESSONS TAKE PLACE?

All lessons are 8-week programs that are held on Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm.

First ski lesson is on Saturday, January 5th.

Last ski lesson is on Saturday, March 2nd.

No lesson on Saturday, January 19th.

FAQ: WHERE ARE SKI LESSONS HELD?

All lessons are held at Killarney Lake Park, 1600 St. Mary’s Street, Fredericton, and skiers meet at the Killarney Lake Lodge.

FAQ: WHO TEACHES THE LESSONS?

A dynamic group of volunteer coaches teach all lessons. Wostawea coaches have successfully completed coach development programs offered by the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) and are registered with Cross Country Canada and Cross Country New Brunswick.

FAQ: HOW DO WE REGISTER?

Registration opens on November 1st.

There are 4 ways to register:

(1) Online at zone4.ca

(2) In person at the Wostawea Open House on Sunday December 2nd at Killarney Lake Lodge between 2 - 4 pm

(3) In person at Radical Edge at 129 Westmorland Street in Fredericton

(4) Through the mail at Wostawea Cross-Country Ski Club, P.O. Box 3162, Station B, Fredericton, N.B. E3A 5G9

FAQ: WHAT SHOULD SKIERS WEAR?

Check out this article for information on proper clothing for cross-country skiing:

Clothing For Cross Country Skiing

FAQ: WHAT SKI EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?

Every skier is expected to bring a pair of classic skis, boots, and poles.

Tips on proper ski equipment for children can be found at Bunnyrabbit - Tips For Parent

YOU CAN BUY EQUIPMENT:

Radical Edge at 129 Westmorland Street, Fredericton, 459-3478

Crabbe Mountain Ski Swap Sale on Saturday, November 3rd from 9 am to 12 pm at the Exhibition Grounds

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YOU CAN RENT EQUIPMENT:

Radical Edge Junior Ski Lease Program: ski equipment packages available for children and youth up to size 8. Call 459-3478 for details or check out details online at RE Lease Program

There are currently no options for renting adult equipment in Fredericton.

FAQ: CAN MY FAMILY ACCESS FINANCIAL SUPPORT?

YES! THROUGH KIDSPORT

KidSport provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. Applications can be made online.

Check out the details at KidSport - Apply For Assistance