Lappe Adults - Ages 20 & Older

There are a variety of ski program options for adults in the Lappe Nordic Ski Club. There are learn-to-ski, fitness, and competitive programs, all promoting healthy participation and offering opportunities for lifelong participation.

Recreational Technique: This learn-to-ski program is suitable for beginner skiers and for skiers wanting to improve their ski technique. Lessons are offered in classic and skate skiing technique.

Get Fit For Sleeping Giant is a fitness and ski technique program designed to prepare skiers for participation in mass participation ski races with a focus on the Sleeping Giant Loppet on the first Saturday in March. Sessions combine ski technique improvement and group ski training workouts.

Women’s Social Ski Group: This group meets every second Sunday. Guest instructors lead a skill / technique session.

Citizen Race Team: The Citizen Race Team is for skiers focusing on club races and loppets and/or people wanting to improve their skiing and stay in shape. The group trains alongside the Junior and Senior Race Team. During the winter there is also a Sunday afternoon training option with the Get Fit group. (For Spring and Summer training options, citizen racers can join the Dryland Fit program or clinics.)

Senior Race Team: This year round training program promotes healthy participation in competitive sport through consistent and progressive training. Team and individual competition schedules may include local races, loppets, provincial and national competitions. Athletes are provided individualized training plans.

 Modified Race Team: This year round training program is designed to support senior athletes who are unable to attend group practices on a regular bases. Weekly training programs are provided and the athlete completes most workouts independently and joins the team occasionally. The competition schedules include club and loppet events.

Spring & Summer Adult Dryland Fit Program (New 2016): The Dryland Fit program is for citizen racers or adults interested in dryland ski training for fitness. The group trains alongside the Junior and Senior Race Team. Training modalities include running, ski hiking, roller skiing and strength training.

Adult Dryland Fit Roller Ski & Ski Hiking Clinics (New 2016): The Dryland Fit Clinics provide an introduction to and / or progression of skills in roller skiing and/or ski walking or hiking for citizen racers or adults interested in dryland ski training for fitness. Four monthly clinics, two roller skiing and two ski hiking, are offered and will include dryland ski technique and conditioning. The clinics will be held with the Dryland Fit participants. A limited number of club roller ski are available for the session. Skiers need to provide ski poles.

Boreal Race Team (New 2016): The Boreal Race Team is an elite Junior and Senior race team for athletes who are competing at the National and International level in cross country skiing or biathlon.

(Athletes on this team are not required to have a CCC race ski license that lists Lappe as their home club.)