Hiawatha Highlands is pleased to offer learn-to-ski lessons for adults and families/groups.
Instructors are CANSI (Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors) certified.
Learn the basics of the traditional (classic) cross country style and skate skiing, so you can enjoy the trails and being active in the winter. For skiers from beginner to intermediate level. For those who want to gain more confidence on the trails. For those who want to improve their skiing skills.
For adults (18 yrs & over) and children (5 yrs & over)
(Children under 15 yrs must be accompanied by an adult)
Week days and weekends - We will work with you and your schedule! Times can be available in the morning, afternoon and evenings.
Individual: $36.75 + tax - private lesson, 1 hour, pass and rent not included or $57.75 + tax with pass and rent
Groups of 2: $26.25 + tax - per person, 1 hour, pass and rent not included or $47.25 + tax per person with pass and rent included
Groups 3 or more: $21 + tax - per person, 1 hour, pass and rent not included) or $42 + tax per person with pass and rent included
Children 12 & under: $15.75 + tax - Must book lesson with adult. - 1 hour, no pass or rent or $31.50 + tax to include pass and rent
3 lesson progressive package for children 12 & under: $36.75 + tax - 1 hour each lesson. Pass and rent not included or $78.75 + tax to include pass and rent.
3 lesson progressive package for individuals: $94.50 + tax - 1 hour each lesson. Pass and rent not included or $157.50 + tax to include pass and rent.
Book your lesson now for the 2023 season.
For more information call 705-256-7258 or email us at email@example.com and to book; scroll down to our Instructor profiles and choose and instructor and email them to set up your lesson.
Please arrive with enough time to check in at the Kincentre and be ready to start your lesson on time. If you need a trail pass or ski equipment, please do that prior to the start time of your lesson. (If you already have a current trail pass and/or your own equipment, there is no further discount for the lesson)
- Pre-registration is required to ensure availability
- A $20 deposit per student will be charged at time of booking to confirm lessons
- Final payment will be taken day of lesson
Prior to 24 hours: Refund or reschedule
Less than 24 hours: Reschedule less $10 deposit
Late arrival or no show: No refund.
Please read ahead and be prepared to sign the day of lesson.
We have 4 CANSI Certified Instructors to choose from. Pick your instructor and email them to set up your lesson. It's as easy as that!!
Jill has been skiing for 35 years. She started with the Jackrabbit program when she was 5 years old and continued with the program until high school. She has her Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI) certificate. This will be Jill's second year giving private lessons at Hiawatha and her 5th year as a Jackrabbit coach. Jill enjoys teaching people of all ages and abilities. During the winter months she can 100% be found on her skis on the cross-country ski trails. To book a lesson, contact Jill at firstname.lastname@example.org
John started as an alpine skier and at 25 years old switched over to cross country. John has his Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors (CANSI) certificate and has been coaching in the Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club’s Jackrabbit program for the last 20 years. Be prepared for a lesson where you will not only learn either classic or skate technique, but you will also be immersed in his passion for both cross country skiing and the outdoors.
To book a lesson, contact John at email@example.com
Maureen has skied all her life, enjoying the trails across Ontario and beyond. She has retained her passion for sharing her love of skiing to both youth and adults. Her approach to teaching is to introduce balance, and ease of movement to save energy and increase a skier’s confidence. She is trained to teach both traditional classic skiing and free style (commonly referred to as skate skiing). Over the years Maureen has taught youth Jack Rabbit classes, junior racers, masters skiers and hosted women on skis events across Canada.
To book a lesson, contact Maureen at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Maureen is now done for the season and on holidays!)
Wayne has been cross country skiing for over 45yrs as a recreational and competitive skier. As a X Country Level 1 Coach he has provided many hours of instruction in Classic & Skating technique for members of Sault Ste Marie’s skiing community.
To book a lesson contact Wayne at email@example.com
André has been skiing for over 12 years and has been certified by the Canadian Association of Nordic Skiing. André enjoys helping others improve their technique for anyone from beginner skiers to racers to improve their times and to feel more confident in their skis.
To book a lesson, contact André at firstname.lastname@example.org