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Adult Ski Program and Masters

Make the most of your ski season. We invite cross country skiers 19 years and older to join our enthusiastic group to learn to ski or improve technique and fitness in a social and friendly environment. This year in the Adult Ski Program we are offering three 4‑week sessions each with a variety of levels from Learn-to-Ski to Masters. Each class will be taught by one instructor with approximately 8 participants. There will be opportunities to participate in waxing clinics, video analysis, loppets, and après ski socials throughout the season.

Membership and Registration

  • Membership: You must be a member to participate in KNC programs.

  • Registration: This year we are only accepting registrations online. Get your membership and register at:

  • Refunds: Refunds will only be given if PHO Orders require cancellation of a program.

  • COVID Protocol: Proof of vaccination required on the first session to participate in these programs.


Dryland Programs


Dryland training will focus on strength, core and ski-specific movement. We will utilize the newly renovated KNC gym to develop strength, trails for ski bounding, and the lodge to provide adequate space for all participants. No experience is necessary. 

  • Thursday Sessions: Higher intensity, with a focus on speed, power, with higher loading in the gym.

  • Time: 4:00-5:15pm or 5:30-6:45 pm to take advantage of fall daylight.

  • Dates: Oct 14, 2021 to Nov 18, 2021.

  • Group Size: 6-8 participants.

  • Registration closes October 10, 2021.

  • Cost: $75.00

  • COVID Protocol: Proof of vaccination required on the first session to participate in these programs.

Adult Ski Program

This season there will be three sets of sessions (Nov-Dec, Jan, and Feb). Each set will run for 4 weeks. This modular approach is designed to encourage participants to try classic and skate techniques, join groups that work around other commitments, and have an opportunity to learn with different instructors.

  • Evening classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays (6:30 - 8:00 pm).

  • Daytime classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays (1:30 - 3:00 pm).

  • We will divide skiers by ability on the first session, but collect some information to help instructors plan for each set.

  • You can register for the first block and see if you like it and later register for other blocks (maybe at a higher level!), or register now for the entire season.

  • Group size: Min. of 4 and max. of 10, with an average of 6 participants.

  • Registration closes at 10:00 pm the day before each program starts.

  • Cost: $50.00

  • COVID Protocol: Proof of vaccination required on the first session to participate in these programs.


Mon. Daytime

  • Set 1: Classic (Nov 22 Dec 13)

  • Set 2: Skate (Jan 3 24)

  • Set 3: Classic (Jan 31 Feb 21)

Wed. Daytime

  • Set 1: Skate (Nov 24 – Dec 15)

  • Set 2: Classic (Jan 5 26)

  • Set 3: Skate (Feb 2 23)

Tues. Evening

  • Set 1: Classic (Nov 23 Dec 14)

  • Set 2: Skate (Jan 4 25)

  • Set 3: Classic (Feb 1 22)

Thur. Evening

  • Set 1: Skate (Nov 25 Dec 16)

  • Set 2: Classic (Jan 6 27)

  • Set 3: Skate (Feb 3 24) 


  • Participants have little to no ski experience.



  • Participants are novice skiers looking to improve balance, confidence and efficiency on easier terrain

  • You should be able to ski the 3.5 km loop (Centennial - Spruce) at the Kimberley Nordic Centre


  • Participants are intermediate skiers looking to build on balance, technique and confidence to become more efficient

  • You should be able to ski for up to an hour and venture onto the blue trails

Coaching for Adult Ski Programs 

Our instructors are certified Level 1 or Level 2 Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI) and/or Certified NCCP Coaches.