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Dryland Training- Program Information

***SUMMER DRYLAND TRAINING (ages 12 and up)***

Summer program designed for competitive xc skiers and biathletes, and those wanting to maintain fitness and strength for other sports over the summer. The program will have a ski specific focus with ski striding and rollerski sessions to work on technique, however trail running, team games, agility and strength will also be included. The group will rollerski once a week during this program.

Locations for workouts will vary depending on the activity, including Redwood Meadows, Bragg Creek, Elk Valley and West Bragg Creek trails.

2024 Summer Sessions

  • June 11th – August 31st = 36 sessions.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays nights, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Saturdays, 10 AM – 12:30 PM

*NEW* Monthly training program add-on | required for those wishing to attend the Kaslo Camp in July

Program Fee Options

Monthly Training Plans Add-Ons

Individual rollerski technique session with Coach Josh

  • $60 – 1 Session
  • $120 – 2 Sessions
  • $160 – 3 Session

For more info contact Josh at

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Dryland Training – Further Information

The checklist for dry land training ages 9 -18:

Running/hiking/strength/games sessions

  • Running shoes – trail shoes advised for trail running sessions
  • Comfortable exercise style clothing – weather dependent (NO cotton hoodies)
  • Water bottle with hip pack or small backpack

Rollerski sessions

  • Skate/combi ski boots
  • Ski poles (skate or classic depending on age/session)
  • Helmet
  • Light biking gloves (optional)
  • Bright clothing – (NO cotton tshirts please)
  • Wearable water bottle, fanny pack, running vest

Rollerskis – available for rent from the club for $25/month
Rollerski pole tips – available for purchase from the Club $10 p/pair
Athletes ages 13+ in the Club Racer program will be rollerskiing regularly. Rollerski rental options available upon speaking with head coach Allison

1. Assess the Situation: determine the nature of the emergency and what type of response is required (first aid, search for a lost person, etc.).

2. Develop a Response Plan: based on the nature of the emergency, develop an appropriate response plan (first aid treatment, initiate search, etc.)

3. Call for Assistance: use the two-way radio on channel 1 to call for assistance from one or more of the other XCBC groups.

4. Assume leadership of the group and delegate responsibility: group members should assist in patient care if needed, If needed designate one or two adults to go for help.

5. The group with the victim(s) should:
• Make the victim(s) as comfortable as possible, maintain his/her body temperature and protect the victim from the elements.
• A trained first aider should be with the victim at all times.
• Children should never be left unattended
• Give the other group members something to do to get their minds off the situation

If Emergency Medical Services is required designate one adult to call 911.

Provide the following details to emergency responders:

• Details of emergency
• Your location
• Assistance required

Designate one person to go to trail head to meet EMS.

If necessary use the Emergency Contact List to call the contact person of the injured person.


  • Q: Cold weather cutoff? A: -15 air temp -18 wind-chill
  • Q: If a session is cancelled? A: An email will be sent out by noon the day of the lesson.