Youth Program: Dates, Prices & Registration

Winter 2017-18 Youth Programs

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Where a program is marked FULL please email the administrator to place your son/daughter on a wait-list, we try to hire extra coaches to meet demand.

Tuesdays – Lost Lake

Location: meet outside the Passive Haus
Dates: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30  Feb 6, 13, 20, 27,  Mar 6, 13
Program fees include: 10 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to 2 Coast Cup races, Kids’ Payakentsut entry Feb 24. FOR 2017/18 ONLY – FEES INCLUDE A FREE LOST LAKE YOUTH SEASON PASS! REGISTRATION DEADLINE NOV 14, 2017.

Bunnies, age 5, 16:30 – 17:30, ratio 6:1 $100
Jack Rabbit 1/2 Beginner, age 6-7 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $150 FULL
Jack Rabbit 3/4 Intermediate, age 8-9, 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $150 FULL
Track Attack, age 10-12, 16:30-18:30, ratio 8:1  $200 FULL
Track Attack Teens, age 13+, 16:30-18:30, ratio 8:1  $200 FULL

Wednesdays – Whistler Olympic Park

Location: Meet outside the technical building in the Cross Country stadium (not Biathlon or Day Lodge)
8 sessions: Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21.
Program fees include: 8 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to 2 Coast Cup races, Kids’ Payakentsut entry Feb 24.
Track Attack Teens,
age 12 -15*, 4:30-6:00PM, ratio 8:1 $160                                                                                                                              *younger skiers could be considered based on ability

Thursdays – Lost Lake

Location: meet outside the Passive Haus
Dates: Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15
Program fees include: 10 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to 2 Coast Cup races, Kids’ Payakentsut entry Feb 24. FOR 2017/18 ONLY – FEES INCLUDE A FREE LOST LAKE YOUTH SEASON PASS! REGISTRATION DEADLINE NOV 14, 2017.
Jack Rabbit 1/2 Beginner, age 6-7 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $150
Jack Rabbit 3/4 Intermediate, age 8-9, 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $150
Track Attack, age 10-12, 16:30-18:30, ratio 8:1  $200

Saturdays – Whistler Olympic Park

Location: Meet outside the technical building in the Cross Country stadium
Dates: Dec 9, 16, Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17 (no class Feb 24), Mar 3, 10
Program fees include: 10 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to 2 Coast Cup races, Kids’ Payakentsut entry Feb 24. FOR 2017/18 ONLY – FEES INCLUDE A FREE WHISTLER OLYMPIC PARK YOUTH SEASON PASS! REGISTRATION DEADLINE NOV 14, 2017.
Bunnies, age 5, 10:00-11:00, ratio 6:1  $100 FULL
Jack Rabbit 1/2 Beginner, age 6-7 10:00-11:30, ratio 8:1  $150 $200 FULL
Jack Rabbit 3/4 Intermediate, age 8-9, 10:00-11:30, ratio 8:1  $150
Track Attack, age 10-12, 10:00-12:00, ratio 8:1  $200

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Special Events

Teck Winter On- Snow Camp Nov 17-18, 2017 Whistler

An on-snow camp is planned for skiers in the 9-12 age range from November 17-19 at Whistler Olympic Park, the camp includes an overnight stay at the Whistler Athlete Centre.  This camp is for all skier levels and is a great way to start the winter, meet and ski with friends, both new and old.  View details here.

Teck Coast Cup Series 2017-18

This series offers an affordable, accessible opportunity for skiers to experience Nordic competition and develop as athletes.  Each participant contributes to aggregate points for their club by participating!  These events are usually lots of fun – no racing experience required. Racers and parent volunteers gain new skills, a sense of comradery, and develop friendships and relationships at these family friendly events.

Dec 3, 2017 Coast Cup #1, Whistler Olympic Park
Jan 6-7, 2018: BCWG Trials (Zones 3, 4, 5) Teck Coast Cup # 2 & #3 Whistler Olympic Park
Jan 28, 2018: Coast Cup #4, Whistler Olympic Park
Feb 10-11, 2018: Coast Cup # 5 & #6, Mt. Washington

BC Winter Games (BCWG), Feb 23-25, 2018 Kamloops, BC

Athletes born in 2003 or 2004 are eligible to try out for the BC Winter Games in 2018. The trials take place at Whistler Olympic Park as part of the Jan 6-7 Coast Cup. At least 8 skiers from OUR zone qualify to compete against 8 zones at the BC Winter Games that include – Kootenay, Okanagan, Lower Mainland (3), Vancouver Island, Northwest and Northeast. The cross-country ski events at the Games include:

  • Interval Start Race:  15 second intervals, classic technique, 3.5k (Midgets) & 5k (Juveniles)
  • Individual Sprint Race:  free technique, distance 400 metres
  • Zone Relays:  2 guys, 2 girls, mixed techniques, combined age categories, 4 x 2.0k

Find out about the BC Winter Games on page 39 of the 2017 Ski Cross Country magazine or by visiting the CCBC website.

Teck BC Midget Championships March 3-4, 2018 Revelstoke

The BC Midgets is an annual event for skiers ages 9-12 (born 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008).  This is a fun weekend of skiing somewhere new, often the calendar highlight for young skiers, full of fun races and socializing.  If your child would like to attend BC Midgets this year with their fellow club members, please contact us as soon as possible to make transportation plans, group hotel bookings etc.

Important Notes to read before you register:

  • Whistler Nordic Ski Club membership is mandatory to participate. It is not included in the fees outlined and can be purchased when registering for the program. Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Trail Passes are not usually included in the program fee. FOR 2017/18 ONLY – YOUTH PROGRAM FEES INCLUDE A FREE YOUTH SEASON PASS! All Youth age 7 and older on Nov 23rd who participate in a club program qualify for the Youth Sport Season Trail Pass in the area where their season pass takes place, value $45+tax! This pass is only available if you register for the program at the same time before midnight Nov 14th, this purchase option will not be available after Nov 15th. There is no charge for a trail pass for Youth age 6 and under on Nov 23rd.
    Youth Sport Season Pass Pick Up:
    Whistler Olympic Park – collect your pass from the Day Lodge when Whistler Olympic Park opens.
    Lost Lake – collect your pass from the front desk at Meadow Park from November 20 onwards.
    At Meadow park please tell the staff your child has purchased a pass through the ‘Whistler Nordics Youth Program Account’ and your child’s name will be on the list.
    Parents will need to sign a waiver for the pass to be issued and the child who is receiving the pass also needs to be present in order to have their photo taken and printed on the pass.
  • Club Cancellation policy: Program refunds due to injury/illness prior to the start of the program will be 85% of the original cost to take an administration fee and potential loss of revenue into account. Once a program has commenced no refunds can be offered. In the event of a class cancellation no refunds will be offered but we will try our best to relocate the class.
  • Volunteer Commitment: The success of our programs is built on parent participation. The expectation for parents or guardians of young athletes in the Clubs programs is that a parent or guardian will be present for at least 2 days during the season at a club event or practice. Club events will be listed in the events calendar.

Every child should enjoy the opportunity of a season of sport

The Kids On The Move Sports Fund is designed to help send children/youth of financially restricted families to coach led sport activities. Interested families who qualify financially are asked to apply with a Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS) Outreach Worker. Please call 604-932-0113 for more information. The maximum grant allowed is $400.00 per year.

WASP-LogoChildren requiring extra support in the form of a buddy can contact the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program. The Whistler Adaptive Sports Program is a not-for-profit society that provides year-around, recreational programs for people of all ages with disabilities. Whistler Adaptive is a centre for learning and sports excellence that has a local, regional, national and international clientele and encourages independence, self-confidence and self-motivation for all athletes and participants through outdoor activity. For more information go to whistleradaptive.com