Adult Group Lesson Series

The Nelson Nordic Ski club offers a variety of group lessons at different times throughout the week to meet the needs of adults who are interested in improving their Cross-Country Skiing skills in both Classic and Skate techniques. Sessions will be based on demand, so make sure you register early to ensure that the class has enough people to run!

Lesson prices do not include membership or trail fees.  All participants must either be NNSC members, or purchase a trail pass.

Sunday Lesson Series (3 weeks)

Just learning to cross country ski, need a tune up on your technique, or just want to feel more comfortable on different terrain and become more proficient at skiing? Maybe you’ve dropped the kids off for their lessons and you have time to take a lesson yourself. We’re offering both skate and classic lessons throughout January and February.

  • Location: Meet outside the Apex day lodge
  • Time: Sunday 9:15 am – 11:15 am.  Each session will run for 3 consecutive weeks.
  • Cost: $70 for three 2-hour lessons

Please indicate your skiing ability level on the registration form where indicated.  Instructor may adjust classes according to ability.

Session #1: Jan 7, 14, 21 (Skate or Classic, Level 1)

Registration is now closed.

Session #2: Jan 28, Feb 4, 11 (Skate or Classic, Level 2)


 Thursday Evening Lesson Series 

Designed around technique and skill development at a time that fits your busy schedule.  A relaxing and encouraging environment to develop your skiing abilities.

  • Location: Meet outside the Apex day lodge
  • Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Cost:  $65 for three 1.5-hour lessons
  • Ability: for Level 2 (Intermediate) skiers
  • Instructor: Cari-Ann Roberts Gotta
  • Don’t forget:
    • Bring a water bottle, head lamp, appropriate clothing and snack if you prefer.
    • Be ready to ski at 6pm to maximize your lesson time.

Session #1: Jan 4, 11, 18 (Classic, Level 2)

Registration is now closed.

Session #2: Feb 1, 8, 15 (Skate, Level 2)

Important information to read before your class:​​

· Pay your trail fee of $14/day or $10/evening if you are not a current Nelson Nordic Club member. Find our trail and member fees here.
· ​Be ready, skis waxed, boots on at the start time of the lesson
· Sign the waiver your instructor will provide you with upon arrival.
· Be prepared for the weather (toque, mittens, jacket, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.).
· ​Your instructor may contact you to reschedule your class in the event of bad weather or snow conditions.
· Participants will require ski equipment. If you do not own equipment and need rentals, contact Gerick Cycle and Ski

Serving nordic skiers in Nelson & area since 1983