Recreational Biathlon

2019 Spring Training Program Registration Available Here Until May 3

Program Description

Our Recreational Biathlon program is for ages 14 and older. The goal of the program is to develop skiing and shooting skills, to learn about the sport of biathlon, and to enjoy participating in an fun and active outdoor sport-for-life.

This program can be enjoyed year after year as an opportunity for notice and recreational biathletes to participate in the sport of biathlon, or can provide the necessary experience in order to join our Masters Biathlon.

The program has two seasons: a dryland season (May-June) and a winter season (January-March). Additional dates/seasons may be added if there is interest.

Registration Prerequisites

– be registered with Biathlon Canada as a “Recreational Athlete”
– current membership with the Sea to Sky Nordics (memberships can be purchased starting in May)
– for winter Recreational biathlon programs, at least one season of ski experience (nordic or alpine)
– no biathlon or shooting experience is required but prior participation in a biathlon camp, recreational biathlon race or demo day is recommended

Schedule and Dates

2019/2020 Dryland Season

Tuesdays from 18:30-20:00 at the Squamish Legacy Sports Park. 8 sessions from May 7 to June 25.

Program Fees

2019/2020 Dryland Season

$300 (includes use of rifle and ammunition)

Equipment Required

2019/2020 Dryland Season

Athletic wear, running shoes, a yoga mat or similar type of mat. A mountain bike is optional for those who have challenges with running. A biathlon rifle and ammunition will be provided.

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