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 II Class Schedule

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

When:  Lessons begin week of January 11th and will run for five weeks, ending week of February 8th.

Beginning Classic Skiing:

6:15PM Thursdays at Birch Hill | January 14 – February 12, 2021

2:00PM Sundays at Birch Hill | January 17 – February 14, 2021

Intermediate Classic Skiing:
6:15PM Mondays at Birch Hill | January 11 – February 8, 2021

Intermediate Skate Skiing:
6:15PM Wednesdays at Birch Hill | January 13 – February 9, 2021

For Advanced Lessons please see the FXC Masters Page!

Due to COVID-19 and CDC recommendations, class sizes are limited to just 10 participants. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis.

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

*New this year! Current membership in the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks is now 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 use upon request. Contact for more information.

New to skiing? Don’t have gear? No problem! Thanks to a generous grant from REI, the ski club is offering a limited number of skis/boots/poles for use in Adult Lessons classes. You can sign up for them when you register.

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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