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2014-15 Children’s Programs – Resuming on Feb. 3*

See below for Adult Programs. Download a programs application form, or go directly to ShopTD to purchase now. Most programs have sold out for the season. Late enrollment may still be available. Please call for (530) 587-9484 details.

Tuesday Junior Biathlon is taking place at Snowplay from 3:45-5 p.m. on Feb. 24 and Friday Junior Racers is taking place on Feb. 27 from 3:45-5 p.m. Bring running shoes, and be ready for shooting practice and fun challenges.

*Wednesday and Thursday TD Kids programs are postponed until further notice.

TD Nordic Kids

Visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest information.

This is a highly popular after-school skiing program for grades Kindergarten through 5th grade (formerly known as the “Parks & Rec” program). You may sign your child up for either the Wednesday or the Thursday group, or choose both days.

  • Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, 3:45 – 5 p.m.
  • January 7 – March 5, 2015; eight sessions (no session the week of Feb. 16-20)
  • Fun race for kids and parents after school on Thursday, March 12
  • Grade levels kindergarten through 5th
  • Space is limited
  • Cost: $125 per child for either Wednesday or Thursday program; $250 for both
  • Purchase online
  • Email xcski@tahoedonner.com if you have questions

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

Midweek Junior Racers

Visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest information.

Starting in January, this is an 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.
  • January 9 – March 6, 2015; eight sessions (no session the week of Feb. 16-20)
  • Fun race for kids and parents after school on Thursday, March 12
  • Space is limited
  • Cost: $125 per child
  • Purchase online
  • Email xcski@tahoedonner.com if you have questions
Price includes instruction, ski pass and use of rental equipment for each session.

Visit the TD Kids Program Update Page for the latest information.

Junior Biathlon Program

New last year, the Junior Biathlon Program will be an introduction to the winter Olympic sport of biathlon – the combination of skiing and rifle marksmanship.

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 January 6 through March 3, 2015, 3:45- 5 p.m., for kids in second through eighth grade. Participants must have basic ski handling skills.

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

  • January 6 – March 3, 2015; eight sessions
  • Tuesdays 3:45 – 5 p.m. (no session the week of Feb. 16-20)
  • Fun race for kids and parents after school on Thursday, March 12
  • Cost: $125 per child
  • Purchase online
  • Email xcski@tahoedonner.com if you have questions

2014-15 Adult Programs

Learn to Ski Programs for Seniors – Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 (POSTPONED – Call for rescheduled dates in March)

Cross country skiing is great for all ages, and this is a fun way for seniors to learn. This group is exclusive to those 65 or older. Learn at your own pace with our experienced instructors.

Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: $81; $61 for members (This price is for all 4 sessions – what a deal!)

Custom Packages

This year we’ve added custom group coaching: form your own group of friends, give us a call to discuss what you are looking for, and we can tailor a program just for you! This is great for all ages and abilities to help take your skiing fun to the next level. Contact xcski@tahoedonner.com for details.

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