Want to be more active in your Nordic community? Have fun coaching kids? Meet new friends? Enrich your own ski skills? Become a Nordic Ski coach!
Sea to Sky Nordics is currently recruiting coaches for the upcoming Nordic ski season (Dec-Feb/March) for our following ski programs:
Bunnyrabbits (ages 4-5). This requires completion of the Introduction to Community Coaching workshop (ICC). Course offered Oct 16-17 in Whistler.
Jackrabbits (ages 6-9). This requires completion of Community Coaching workshop (CC). Course offered Nov 20-22 at Whistler Olympic Park. You must complete the ICC before taking CC.
Track Attack (ages 9-13). This requires completion of Learning to Train Workshop (L2T). Course offered in Oct 16-18 in Vancouver for dryland portion, Nov 20-22 at Whistler Olympic Park for on snow portion.…Read more →
As part of our efforts to bring national and international biathlon events back to Whistler Olympic Park, the Sea to Sky Nordics are beginning a drive to train more biathlon officials.
There are two biathlon officials courses coming up this summer that we are encouraging our biathlon volunteers to attend.
If you have any questions about becoming a biathlon volunteer or taking one of these courses please contact us at email@example.com.
Entry Level Course
The entry level biathlon officials course is the first step to becoming a biathlon official. No previous volunteer experience or knowledge is required to take this course.…Read more →
The organizers of the P’ayak Loppet and the national-level cross country competitions (Callaghan Valley XC Ski Club – www.payak.ca) are looking for some enthusiastic members of the cross country skiing community in Squamish to become part of the group that runs and promotes cross country skiing events at Whistler Olympic Park. There are multiple opportunities to be a part of this organization and help grow the largest cross country skiing event in our community.The organization includes skiers from Vancouver, Whistler and Pemberton and is looking to add some representatives from Squamish.The commitment is a few days a year, to participate in phone meetings to plan the event and to be on site for the P’ayak weekend (February 27/28, 2016).…Read more →
The Sea to Sky Nordics are pleased to announce our summer Masters Biathlon Camps at Whistler Olympic Park, which will be held over the July 11/12 weekend.
Athletes of all abilities are welcome to join one of our two camps: a basic camp for beginner and novice biathletes, and an advanced camp for experienced biathletes.
Whether you are interested in learning a fun and exciting new sport, or want to take your performance to the next level, these camps are a great way to spend a summer weekend in Whistler!
Accommodations during the camp may be available at the Whistler Athletes’ Centre.…Read more →
There has been a lot going on at the Squamish Legacy Sports Park over the past 2 months. Clearing and construction have begun in preparation for our first youth summer camp programs to be held this August.
A team of great contractors, club members and community organizations have been leading the charge and keeping activities rolling along. So far we have completed the following:
– Site clearing of pavilion/jump area, parking lot, and road allowance
– 10 lane biathlon range development including the purchase of 6 targets to supplement the 4 we currently own
– Installation of storage container/electrical room
– Rotary fund raising event
– Pavilion design
In the next 8 weeks we anticipate the following tasks being completed:
– Installation of underground hydro/network services
– Bridge construction/installation (between legacy park and range)
– Gravel surface for main trail/road and parking lot
– Completion of range firing line/trail access, installation of targets
– Training jump construction
– Pavilion construction
– Recognition Feature/signage
Although the site is closed due to construction activities you can get a sneak peak at the park by joining us for one or more of the upcoming work parties:
Sunday June 7 from 8:30am -12:30 – Biathlon firing line construction/target placement
June 20-21 from 8:30-12:30 – Jump/pavilion preparation/construction
Please contact John Heilig to confirm your attendance.…Read more →