NORDIC TEAM PROGRAMS

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U20/U18/U16 RACE PROGRAM

This program is for high school aged skiers with a focus on racing and achieving their fullest potential. Athletes develop skills and fitness in a fun environment with a goal of competing in local, statewide, national, and potentially international competitions. Athletes in this program are encouraged to attend all Junior National Qualifier races in Colorado and Utah. Each individual works with his/her coach to establish goals and develop an annual training plan. Athletes will meet with coaches for a mid season evaluation and an end of season evaluation

Program Dates: October 31 - End of March
Practice Days: 6 days a week - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Program Fee: Before December 1: $1,300
After December 1: $1,400


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U20/U18/U16 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

This program is for high school aged athletes who would like to learn how to Nordic ski. Athletes of all backgrounds are encouraged to join - cross country skiing is a great way to cross train during the winter months! We encourage and work well with athletes from DEVO, the Durango Swim Team, DYSA, DHS Cross Country Team and many others sports. The program will focus on winter conditioning and will develop nordic skiing skills and technique. In the development program athletes are encouraged, but not required, to race at local nordic races.

Program Dates: October 31 - End of March
Practice Days: 4 days a week - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Program Fee: Before December 1: $900
After December 1: $980

HALF Option Added: 2 days a week - Wednesday and Saturday
Program Fee: Before December 1: $450
After December 1: $490


U14/U12 Race Program

This program introduces skiers age 10-13 to high levels of competition around the state of Colorado and Utah. Athletes will learn skills and technique of skiing in both classic and skate with a focus on racing. Skiers participate in physical conditioning activities and develop a technical base of knowledge, creating a greater XC skiing skill level.  Participants compete in Rocky Mountain Nordic Junior National Qualifiers and local race series.

Program Dates: October 31 - End of March
Practice Days: 4 days a week - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Program Fee: Before December 1: $825
After December 1: $890


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U14/U12 DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Whether you’re just starting out or have been skiing for a couple seasons, this group will focus on the fundamental skills & fitness of skiing in both classic and skate ski techniques. We work with athletes from DEVO, the Durango Swim Team, DYSA, the Durango Middle School Cross Country Club and many others that want to maintain and improve fitness throughout the winter months. This program is for kids 10 to 13 years old.

Program Dates: October 31 - End of March
Practice Days: 3 days a week - Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Program Fee: Before December 1: $650
After December 1: $710


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U10/U8 3 day / week Program

Skiers are introduced to the fundamental skills of skiing in both classic and skate ski techniques with an introduction to racing. Skiers participate in physical conditioning activities and develop a technical base of knowledge, creating a greater XC skiing skill level.  Participants have the option to compete in Rocky Mountain Nordic Junior National Qualifiers and local race series. For kids 6 to 9 years old.

 

Program Dates: October 31 - End of March
Practice Days: 3 days a week - Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Program Fee: Before December 1: $540
After
December 1: $590


U10/U8 2 day / week Program

This program offers a great next step for skiers graduating from Snowburners or who are just new to Nordic skiing. Skiers will experience Nordic skiing in a really fun environment and develop basic skills for both classic and skate techniques.  This program is for kids 6 to 9 years old.

 

Program Dates: December 20 - February 28
Practice Days: 2 days a week - Wednesday and Saturday
Program Fee: Before December 20: $250
After December 20: $280


Nordies Explorer Program

For the youngster who wants to get off the beaten path and use skiing as a way to venture out into the wilderness in a fun and safe environment. Scaled touring/classic skis are needed. This includes afterschool and weekend skiing including a weekend overnight adventure in a mountain hut. For kids 8 to 14 years old.

Program Dates: TBD
Practice Days: 1 day a week + end of year hut trip
Program Fee: Before December 1: $250
After December 1: $275