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Cross Country Ski Lessons at Three Rivers Park District

Dec 09, 2015 09:07PM ● Published by Wendy Erlien

Skiing (Photo provided by Three Rivers Park District)

Winter weather is approaching soon and the Three Rivers Park District is offering a variety of cross-country skiing lessons. Reservations are required and classes fill fast. To make a reservation, call 763-559-6700 and reference the activity number listed below. Stay tuned to the Three Rivers Park District website for ski trail conditions throughout the 2015-2016 winter season.

Information provided by Three Rivers Park District.

Cross-country Ski Lessons: Ski-skating I - Basics

Sunday, Dec. 20, from 9:30-11 a.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. Learn beginning ski-skating techniques, including efficient edging, gliding and control. Prior classic skiing experience recommended. Cost is $25 or $41 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122252-02.

Cross-country Ski Lessons: Family Classic

Sunday, Dec. 20, from noon-1:30 p.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. Learn the basics: putting on equipment, falling down and getting up, diagonal stride and stopping. Cost is $15, or $22 for ski rental for ages 6-12, or $26 with ski rental for ages 13+. This program is for ages 6+ and children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a registered adult. Reference activity number #122256-00.

Cross-country Ski Lessons: Ski-skating I - Basics

Saturday, Dec. 26, from 9:30-11 a.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. Learn beginning ski-skating techniques, including efficient edging, gliding and control. Prior classic skiing experience recommended. Cost is $25 or $41 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122252-03.

Cross-country Ski Lessons: Classic Beginner I - Basics

Sunday, December 26, from noon-1:30 p.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. Learn cross-country skiing basics: proper equipment fitting, diagonal stride, stopping, turning, and a brief introduction to small hills. For novice skiers and those wanting a review. Cost is $21 or $32 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122250-02.

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