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Cross County Ski Lessons in the Three Rivers Park District

From beginner to intermediate, cross county ski lessons are available Feb. 10-16, 2013 in the Three Rivers Park District.

The following information was provided by Three Rivers Park District. Reservations may be required. Visit the Three Rivers Park District website for more information.           

Ski-Skating I: Basics

Sunday, Feb.10, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. Learn beginning ski-skating techniques, including efficient edging, gliding and control. Prior classic skiing experience is required. Cost is $22 or $37 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122391-13. 

Classic Beginner I: Basics

Sunday, Feb. 10, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. 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. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122388-13. 

Ski-Skating II: Intermediate

Sunday, Feb. 10, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at French Regional Park, Plymouth. Move on to intermediate skating techniques. Improve your timing, turning, and command of hills. Cost is $22 or $37 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #125192-01. 

Classic Beginner for Kids

Sunday, Feb. 10, from 12:30-2 p.m., at French Regional Park, Plymouth. This class offers an introduction to cross-country skiing through fun games and activities. Cost is $12 or $18 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 6-12. Reference activity number #125194-00. 

Ski-Skating I: Basics

Saturday, Feb. 16, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. Learn beginning ski-skating techniques, including efficient edging, gliding and control. Prior classic skiing experience is required. Cost is $22 or $37 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122391-14. 

Classic Beginner I: Basics

Saturday, Feb. 16, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Maple Grove. 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. Cost is $18 or $28 with ski rental.  This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #122388-14.

Ski-Skating II: Intermediate

Saturday, Feb. 16, from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. Move on to intermediate skating techniques. Improve your timing, turning, and command of hills. Cost is $22 or $37 with ski rental. This lesson is for ages 13+. Reference activity number #123192-01. 

Classic II: Intermediate

Saturday, Feb. 16, from 12:30-2 p.m., at Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Bloomington. 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 #123189-01.

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