Bunnies and Jack Rabbits

Come and ski with us this winter!  Learning the basics of cross country skiing will open the door to a lifetime of fun and fitness!

The Jackrabbits program offers cross country ski lessons throughout the winter for kids ages 3*-12. (3 year olds must be accompanied by parent)

How to Register:   In person at the November 1st during the Black Jack Ski Club Ski Swap at the Prestige Hotel, 11am-2pm; the Powderhound (downtown Rossland) will also accept registrations in their store and they have forms and information there; or mail registration form with a check to Karen Reader - Jackrabbits Programs, PO Box 1354, Rossland

Dates:  December 7th to March 8th 

Times:  Sundays 2-3:30pm and Tuesdays  5:30-6:30pm

Programs: 

  • Bunnies (Ages 4-5) $60  – Sunday Only
  • Jackrabbits  (Ages 6-12)  (level 1 & 2) $100  - Sunday and Tuesday (includes fall dryland training)
  • Jackrabbits  (Ages  8-12)  (level 3 & 4) $120 - Sunday and Tuesday (includes fall dryland training)

Skier Development Scholarships Available Through Kidsport! 
Kidsport is a provincial organization that provides supports participation in organized sport through removing financial barriers.  Please consider applying for a scholarship - visit   www.kidsportcanada.ca for more information.

Volunteer Requirements...Black jack is a club run almost entirely by volunteers - luckily there is much talent in the community!! Please share yours with us to facilitate awesome lessons for your kids.  Parents are required to sign up for at least 4 volunteer tasks over the course of the season (volunteer coaches are exempt!) Tasks include hot chocolate duty, mug duty, snack duty, hut parent, on-snow helper, special events helper...or ...come up with your own awesome job to help out!!  Sign up sheet will be at registration, at the Powderhound during November, and at lessons.

 

Come and Coach With Us!  November Workshops Coming Up!   Whether you are a parent of a Bunny, Jackrabbit or simply enjoy sharing your enthusiasm for snow play with young people – volunteering with Cross Country ski lessons for ages 3-12 is a great way to participate in the club community and get involved in delivering these awesome programs. Coaching workshops are provided locally by Cross Country BC and prep coaches to deliver great ski sessions! Please note that Coaches do not need to be expert skiers!  Parents, this course will open the door to have you actively participate with your child in the sport of XC skiing! For high school and university students, this is a great way to get some teaching experience!  Black Jack covers your workshop cost!  For more information on these courses visit the CCBC website:  www.crosscountrybc.ca   To register or with questions please contact Karen, blackjackskier@gmail.com
 

Upcoming Courses:
Introduction to Coaching (ICC):  Castlegar Nordic – November 15/16 , 2014
Introdcuction to Coaching (ICC):  Black Jack Ski Club – November 22, 2014
Community Coaching (CC):  Castlegar Nordic – November 28-30, 2014