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Cross County Ski Lessons in the Three Rivers Park District

From beginners to intermediate, a variety of cross county skiing lessons are available Jan. 26, 2013 to Feb. 9, 2013.

Reservations are required. Call 763-559-6700 to make a reservation and reference the activity number listed below. Information provided by Three Rivers Park District.

FRENCH REGIONAL PARK

Classic Beginner I: Basics

Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10-11:30 a.m., at French Regional Park, Plymouth. This class covers cross-country skiing basics, including putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, diagonal stride, stopping, turning, and a brief introduction to small hills. For novice skiers and those who want to review. Reservations required. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This class is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #125188-04.

Classic II: Intermediate

Saturday, Jan. 26, from 12:30-2 p.m., at French Regional Park, Plymouth. This class covers a more in-depth review of diagonal stride technique, increased control on hills, and an introduction to double-poling techniques. For anyone who has some classic skiing experience. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental.  This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #125189-01.

ELM CREEK PARK RESERVE

Classic II: Intermediate

Saturday, Jan. 26, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. This class covers a more in-depth review of diagonal stride technique, increased control on hills, and an introduction to double-poling techniques. For anyone who has some classic skiing experience. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122389-02.

Classic Beginner for Kids

Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10-11:30 a.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. This class offers an introduction to cross-country skiing through games and activities. Reservations are required. Cost is $12 or 18 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 6-12. Reference activity number #122394-03.

Classic Beginner I: Basics

Saturday, Feb. 9, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. This class will cover cross-country skiing basics, including putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, diagonal stride, stopping, turning, and a brief introduction to small hills. For novice skiers and those who want to review. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122388-12.

HYLAND LAKE PARK RESERVE

Women’s Classic Beginner

Sunday, Feb. 3, from 10-11:30 a.m., at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. This class will cover cross-country skiing basics, including putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, diagonal stride, stopping, turning, and a brief introduction to small hills. For novice skiers and those who want to review. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This program is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #123188-08.

Classic Beginner I: Basics

Sunday, Feb. 3, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. This class will cover cross-country skiing basics, including putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, diagonal stride, stopping, turning, and a brief introduction to small hills. For novice skiers and those who want to review. Reservations are required. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #123188-05.

Ski-Skating I: Basics

Saturday, Feb. 9, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. Learn beginning ski-skating techniques, including efficient edging, gliding and control. Prior classic skiing experience is required. Reservations are required. Cost is $22 or $37 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #123191-05.

Classic Beginner I: Basics

Saturday, Feb. 9, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. This class will cover cross-country skiing basics, including putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, diagonal stride, stopping, turning, and a brief introduction to small hills. For novice skiers and those who want to review. Reservations are required. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This program is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #123188-06.

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