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2013-14 Adult Programs

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Skating 101

New!  Learn and master the basic and most essential skills of skating. During the eight sessions, instructors will teach you how to cruise the flats, climb the hills and control the downhills on skate skis. Basic cross country or downhill skills recommended.

  • Mondays from January 6- February 24, 2014: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $160, trail pass required, $30 daily drop-in rate.
  • Purchase online at Shop TD

Masters Training Group

This program has been modified and will now be offered as a 4-week program in February. Improve your skills and confidence on cross country skis by joining this program. Take your skiing and fitness to the next level with PSIA Level III certified instructor, Andrea Miller and other top instructors.

For intermediate skiers and above (must be able to ski green and blue trails).

  • Days/Times: Thursdays, noon-1 p.m.; Sundays, 9-10 a.m.
  • February 6-27
  • Cost: $80 (trail pass required), $30 daily drop-in rate.
  • Purchase online at ShopTD

Contact xcski@tahoedonner.com for updated information

Women’s Skate Group

This program has been modified and will now be offered as a 4-week program in February. Join TDXC’s Andrea Miller, PT and PSIA Level III instructor for 4 weeks of fun, fitness and skate technique improvement.

For intermediate skiers and above (must be able to ski green and blue trails).

  • Day: Wednesdays
  • February 5-26
  • Time: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Cost: $80 (trail pass required), $30
  • Purchase online at ShopTD

 Contact xcski@tahoedonner.com for updated information

2013-14 Children’s Programs

TD Nordic Kids

The TD Nordic Kids Program is in progress, visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest practice information.

We still have a few spots available for this a highly popular after school skiing program for grades Kindergarten through 5th grade (formerly known as the “Parks & Rec” program). You may sign up for the Thursday group, or place your child on the wait list for Wednesday.

  • Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, 3:45 – 5 p.m.
  • January 8 – March 5, 2014. No sessions February 19-20
  • Grade levels kindergarten through 5th
  • Space is limited (Wednesday is full; a few spots left for Thursday)
  • Cost: $120 per child for either Wednesday or Thursday program; $240 for both
  • Purchase online at ShopTD
  • Call 530-587-9484 or email xcski@tahoedonner.com for updated information

Price includes instruction, ski pass and use of rental equipment for each session.

Midweek Junior Racers

The Midweek Junior Racers Program is in progress, visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest practice information.

Starting January 17, this is a new after school ski program to help kids improve and learn race skills to prepare them for success with the middle school team. Open to intermediate skiers 3rd-5th grade who are comfortable skating and striding blue trails.

  • Fridays 3:45-5 p.m.
  • If conditions allow: January 17 – March 14, 2014. 8 Sessions. No session February 21.
  • Space is limited
  • Cost: $120 per child
  • Purchase online at ShopTD
  • Call 530-587-9484 or email xcski@tahoedonner.com for updated information
Price includes instruction, ski pass and use of rental equipment for each session.

Weekend Junior Racers

The Weekend Junior Racers Program is in progress, visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest practice information.

A new Sunday morning ski program to help kids improve and learn race skills.  Open to intermediate skiers ages 7-12 who are comfortable skating and striding blue trails.

  • Select Sunday mornings 10-11:30 a.m.
  • If conditions allow: 6 sessions on December 22, January 5, January 19, February 2, February 16, March 9
  • Intermediate skiers and above
  • Space is limited
  • Cost: $120 per child
  • Purchase online at ShopTD
  • Call 530-587-9484 or email xcski@tahoedonner.com for updated information
Price includes instruction, ski pass and use of rental equipment for each session.

Junior Biathlon

Junior Biathlon Program is in progress, visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest practice information.

We are very excited to announce a new cross country program in this Olympic year! The Junior Biathlon Program will be an introduction to the winter Olympic sport of biathlon – the combination of skiing and rifle marksmanship – for children.

Children will be coached to improve their skiing skills and will also learn marksmanship and gun safety using specially designed laser biathlon rifles. Biathlon was first appointed as an Olympic sport at The Squaw Valley Olympics in 1960 and is now one of the most popular winter sports for spectators in parts of Europe.

Former U.S. biathlon team member, and Tahoe Donner member, Tom McElroy will be leading eight after-school sessions on Tuesdays, from Jan. 14 – March 11, 2014, 3:45- 5 p.m. for kids in second through eighth grade. Participants must have basic ski handling skills.

Cost $120

Includes: Eight skiing and biathlon sessions including the use of laser biathlon rifles and skating or striding gear depending on conditions of the day.

  • If conditions allow: January 14 – March 11, 2014; eight Sessions
  • Tuesdays 3:45 – 5 p.m.
  • Cost: $120 per child
  • Purchase online at ShopTD
  • Call 530-587-9484 or email xcski@tahoedonner.com for updated information

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