BKL Youth Cross Country Ski Program Sundays , 12/8/19 - 2/23/20 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm | North Branch Nature Center | $50 Montpelier residents/ $75 non-Montpelier Residents |Ages 5-13 Looking for a way to enjoy the Vermont winter? In collaboration with the Onion River Nordic Ski Club, the Bill Koch Youth Ski League (BKL) cross country ski program provides kids the skills they need to enjoy this lifetime sport. Our focus is to provide game-based lessons to ski, develop balance and agility, and gain comfort on skis. We will be based at North Branch Nature Center where we will explore the trails and fields together. Parent participation is encouraged and is essential to the success of the program. All ability levels are welcome! $5 discount for additional siblings. Register By December 2nd.
Middle School Cross Country Ski Program Mondays , Wednesdays & Fridays , 12/2/19 - 2/28/20 | 3:00 - 5:00 pm | $50 Montpelier residents/ $75 non-Montpelier Residents |Middle School Students 5th-8th grade students will be able to ski within their comfort zone while also learning how to push themselves to the next level. We will practice both skate and classical techniques. Skiers will be able to compete in Middle School level meets on many Saturdays and a select number of mid-week races. We will be practicing after school from 3:00 until 5:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Students will need to be transported after school to the practice location which will vary depending upon snow conditions. We will be at either Main Street Middle School, Montpelier High School, North Branch Nature Center or U-32 depending on snow conditions.