Youth Program: Dates, Prices & Registration

Registration for 2020-21 Programs starts Tuesday, September 1st at 9:00am

All Programs open to members of Whistler Nordics ski club.

Track Attack & Track Attack Adventure Programs open to members of Whistler Nordics, Sea 2 Sky Nordics & Spud Valley Nordic ski clubs.

Register here for programs.

Due to Covid-19, there may be programming changes

Click here for Whistler Nordics Response to Covid-19

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.

Please read the important notes at the bottom of the page before you register on Zone 4.

**Early Bird Registration until Sept 30, 2020.  Program Price will increase $25 Oct 1, 2020.**

Early Bird Price per session is the same as last year, but we have added an extra session for each program, so there are 11 sessions this winter.

Tuesdays – Lost Lake

Location: meet outside the Passive Haus
Dates: Jan 5, 12, 19, 26  Feb 2, 9, 16, 23,  Mar 2, 9, 16
Program fees include: 11 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to Coast Cup #2 on Jan 3rd.  Youth Sport Season’s Passes are not included with the course fee but can be purchased at the time of registration. Purchase a Lost Lake Pass before Nov. 15th, 2020 for the Early Bird rate of $50 + tax. Passes will be $75 + tax from Nov. 15th, 2020 onwards.

** Times of Programs may be subject to change due to changes in Covid-19 protocols**

Staggered start times have been introduced to help Cross Country Connection with allocating rental equipment if needed.

Bunnies, age 5 (Kindergarten), 16:00 – 17:00, ratio 6:1  $121 Early Bird Price ($146 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Jack Rabbit 1/2 Beginner, age 6-7 (Grades 1&2) 16:00-17:30, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Jack Rabbit 3/4 Intermediate, age 8-9 (Grades 3&4), 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Track Attack, age 10+ (Grades 5-7) 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Track Attack Adventure, age 11+ 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)  Need to be able to ski 5km   **Add on a dryland program in the Fall:  Click here for more info.**

Thursdays – Lost Lake

Location: meet outside the Passive Haus
Dates: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28  Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4, 11, 18
Program fees include: 11 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to Coast Cup #2 on Jan 3rd. Youth Sport Season’s Passes are not included with the course fee but can be purchased at the time of registration. Purchase a Lost Lake Pass before Nov. 15th, 2020 for the Early Bird rate of $50 + tax. Passes will be $75 + tax from Nov. 15th, 2020 onwards.

Jack Rabbit 1/2 Beginner, age 6-7 (Grades 1&2) 16:00-17:30, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Jack Rabbit 3/4 Intermediate, age 8-9, (Grades 3&4) 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Track Attack, age 10+  (Grades 5+) 16:30-18:00, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)

Saturdays – Whistler Olympic Park

Location: Meet outside the technical building in the Cross Country stadium
Dates: Dec 5, 12  Jan 16, 23, 30  Feb 6, 13, 20, 27   Mar 6, 13   

(No classes during Christmas Holidays or Whistler WJr/U23 & Sr Trials Jan 9th).  If P’ayak Loppet confirmed to run on March 6th, we will add another date)
Program fees include: 11 sessions, CCBC gift, entry to Coast Cup #2 on Jan 3rd. Youth Sport Season’s Passes are not included with the course fee but can be purchased at the time of registration. Purchase a Whistler Olympic Pass before Nov. 15th, 2020 for the Early Bird rate of $50 + tax. Passes will be $75 + tax from Nov. 15, 2020 onwards.

Bunnies, age 5, (Kindergarten) 10:00-11:00, ratio 6:1  $121 Early Bird Price ($146 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Jack Rabbit 1/2 Beginner, age 6-7 (Grades 1&2) 10:00-11:30, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Jack Rabbit 3/4 Intermediate, age 8-9 (Grades 3&4) 10:00-11:30, ratio 8:1  $181.50 Early Bird Price ($206.50 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)
Track Attack, age 10+ (Grades 5+) 10:00-12:00, ratio 8:1  $242 Early Bird Price ($267 Reg. Price after Sept 30, 2020)

Register here for programs.

**Add on a dryland program in the Fall:  Click here for more info.**

Special Events

Teck Winter On- Snow Camp  Whistler- TBD

An on-snow camp is planned for skiers in the 9-12 age range 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.

Teck Coast Cup Series 2020-21

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. Click here for more information.

Dec 20, 2020 Coast Cup #1, Whistler Olympic Park

Jan 3, 2021 Coast Cup #2  Whistler Olympic Park

Jan 30-31, 2021 Coast Cup #3 & #4  Mt Washington

Feb 20, 2021 Coast Cup #5  Whistler Olympic Park

Feb 21, 2021 Coast Cup #6  Whistler Olympic Park

NorAm World Jr/U23 Championship Trials   Jan 7-10,2021

Spud Valley Loppet  TBD

Teck BC Track Attack Championships (formerly the BC Midget Championships                                            Feb 6-7, 2021, Salmon Arm, BC

The BC Track Attack Championships is an annual event for skiers ages 9-12. 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 included in the program fee for the 2020/21 season.  All Youth age 7 and older on Nov 15th who participate in a club program will need a valid Youth Sport Season Trail Pass in the area where their program takes place, value $50+tax for a Whistler Olympic Park Pass or for a Lost Lake Pass.  This pass is only available if you register for the program at the same time before midnight Nov 14th, 2020. From Nov. 15th, 2020 and onwards the regular season pricing is $75 + tax.  There is no charge for a trail pass for Youth age 6 and under on Nov 15th, 2020. The Youth sport passes are not available for sale from the respective areas.
    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 December 1st onwards.
    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 considered.  A $25 administration fee will be charged and memberships will not be refunded. 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.
  • Programs cancelled due to Covid-19 protocols:  a full refund for the program will be given if the program has not yet commenced, or a refund based on a pro rata basis will be given if the program has commenced.
  • 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 or click on this link. 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