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Adult Lessons

The NSCF adult ski lessons program provides training to both new skiers and those seeking to improve their skills. Classes meet once per week. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced instruction in both skate and classic technique are available. The program is designed for anyone ages 15 & Up. All abilities are welcome. No prior experience is necessary.

Session I Class Schedule

 
Where: Birch Hill Recreation Area, 101 Wilderness Drive & UAF Ski Trails at UAF West Ridge Campus

When:  Lessons run November 18th to December 16th.  Online Registration Opens October 2nd.

Cost*: $80 for a 4-week session (1 lesson per week). *This does not include required NSCF membership fee.

 

Novice Classic Skiing- 12:30pm Sundays | Class begins Nov. 21
For people who have never skied before.

Beginning Classic Skiing- 2:00pm Sundays | Class begins Nov. 21
For people with very little experience skiing. No formal training and/or only skied a handful of times.

Beginning Classic Skiing- 6:00PM Tuesdays| Class begins Nov. 23
For people with very little experience skiing. No formal training and/or only skied a handful of times.

Intermediate Classic Skiing- 6:00PM Wednesdays | Class Nov. 24
For people who have taken beginner classes or have quite a bit of experience skiing on their own. Skiers should be comfortable skiing on all terrain (up hills, flats and downhills).


Beginning Skate Skiing- 6:00PM Thursdays | Class begins  Nov. 18*
For people with very little experience skiing. No formal training and/or only skied a handful of times. It is recommended that you take beginning classic skiing before learning to skate ski. *No lessons on Thanksgiving Day

Intermediate Skate Skiing-
6:00PM Mondays | Class begins Nov. 22
For people who have taken beginner classes or have quite a bit of experience skiing on their own. Skiers should be comfortable skiing on all terrain (up hills, flats and
downhills). 

For more advanced lessons please see the FXC Masters Page

*Current membership in the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks is required to participate in all NSCF-sanctioned programs. To register for Adult Lessons, you must be logged in to the website and have a current membership with the NSCF. Student rates are available for those 18 and under. Click here for more information on becoming a member.

Need Gear? A limited number of skis, boots and poles are available to rent. Contact adultlessons@nscfairbanks.org for more information.

Want private lessons or not able to fit the current classes into your schedule? Just let us know. Email the Adult Lessons Coordinator.

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