Cross Country U16/U18/U20 (ages 14-19)
Cross Country U16/U18/U20
These programs are appropriate for U16, U18 and U20 athletes who are dedicated to improving their fitness levels and ski technique during the spring/summer months to prepare for the winter competition season. Training is centered on development of aerobic fitness, strength increases, cross country specific technique improvement, speed development and gains in agility and coordination. Activities include running, road biking, hiking, roller skiing, strength training and plyometrics. A proven formula for competitive success is consistent training throughout the year. Participants are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible.
Cross Country Spring Training
This athletic program is designed to help the athlete develop a base of fitness that will help them handle larger volume loads in the summer and fall. General conditioning is the focus, with an emphasis on running, strength and road biking. This cross country spring session is appropriate for U16, U18 or U20 athletes from any sport who desire increased fitness levels.
Required equipment: Running shoes, water pack, road bike, helmet must be worn biking and roller skiing, wrist watch, heart rate monitor, and chest high poles for ski hiking. Roller skiing is not a requirement of the spring sessions.
DATES AND TIMES:
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, April 30-June 5, 4:00-6:00pm
Cross Country Summer Training U16/18/20
This is an extensive training program which offers 7 training sessions per week, plus weekend training recommendations. It is a program centered on overall fitness as well as development of power, strength, speed, agility and specific cross country technique. Activities include running, road biking, hiking, roller skiing, plyometrics and strength training.
Required equipment: Skate roller skis , classic roller skis, skate poles with roller ski tips, classic poles with roller ski tips, chest high poles for ski bounding, running shoes, water pack, road bike, helmet (must be worn biking and roller skiing), wrist watch and heart rate monitor.
DATES AND TIMES:
June 6-August 20
Mondays 7:30am-afternoon (depending on travel requirements)
Wednesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30pm (double session days)
$1,350 (summer program only)
$1,700 (spring and summer programs combined)
$1,100 (four sessions per week – intended for athletes who are balancing other activities during the summer months)
*Fees include all coaching and facility fees, but do not include travel, lodging and meals costs for camp trips or regional day trips.