2018 Season

It seems to be that time of year again, the mornings are feeling brisk and thoughts are turning from warm beaches to snowy ski trails.

The executive of the Rocky Mountain Jackrabbit Ski Club has been working through the summer to put plans together for the upcoming 2018 season. The most important dates for now are as follows:

  • October 1: Registration begins for existing members (you will receive an email with details)
  • October 29 from 3:30 to 7:00: Fall Meeting and Kids Social (Calgary Canoe Club)
  • November 1: Registration begins for new members (stay tuned to the website for further details)
  • November 26: Fall Social (Edworthy Park)
  • January 7: First ski day (Canmore Nordic Centre)

More details will be posted as they come available.

As always, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.

Buy & Sell

Based on discussions during the Fall Social with potential new members enquiring about gear, and returning members who have gear to pass on, a Buy & Sell section has been added to our website!

Hopefully members who have and skis/boots/poles/etc that their kids have outgrown can post those items for sale, and that there will be other members who can use that for their kids.

If you have any issues posting or managing your ads, please Contact Us for support.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are currently looking for people interested in volunteering in any capacity within the club this season, including the following:

  • Coach or assistant coach
  • Coach coordinator
  • Assistant event coordinator for a scheduled event or a new event if there is something you would like to see. Current schedule events include December social, 1st Day Skiing potluck, Nipika, Mini Olympics, Last Ski Day.

If you are interested in any one of these volunteer roles, or in volunteering in any capacity, please Contact Us, and we would be happy to answer any questions or provide any additional information you require.

Thanks for a great season!

Thanks to everyone who was able to make it out to the AGM this past weekend!

The Rocky Mountain Jackrabbit Ski Club wishes to thank you for a great 2016 season, and are eagerly looking forward to the 2017 season. We have a couple new people on the executive who are sure to bring another fresh perspective to the club.

Please come back to this site in the fall for updates on the 2017 season. All members from this year will also receive an email with information.

Enjoy your summer!

Nipika Toby Creek Loppet

The time has come to start thinking about the Nipika Toby Creek Loppet!

The last weekend of January (29-30th), the club will be participating in the annual Loppet at the Nipika Resort near Radium, BC. This has been a stand-out event in the past years for any family that has attended, and hopefully this year will continue the tradition.

You can register for the classic races on Saturday morning in the following age categories:

  • Atom (5-7) – 1.5km
  • PeeWee (8-9) – 3kmIMG_7122
  • Bantam (10-11) – 3km
  • Midget (12-13) – 3km
  • Juvenile (14-15) – 7.5km
  • Junior boy/girl (16-17) – 7.5km
  • The rest if self-explanatory

Children who are 4 years old can also register in the Atom division.

The deadline for early registration is January 25, and late registration is the 28th (and more expensive!). You can register at: https://zone4.ca/reg.asp?id=3877&lan=1&cartlevel=1

Please also considering volunteering to help our for the race, and make Jan’s day!

There will be a RMJRSC stand in the main meadow where club members can congregate or leave their belongings.

Please refer to Jan’s email sent out on January 7 for more details. If you didn’t receive the email, or have specific questions, please contact us.

The Season has Started

Thanks everyone for a successful first day on snow!
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There was excellent food for the pot-luck, the weather cooperated, and it seemed that all of the kids had fun and were tired at the end. What more could we ask for?!

We look forward to seeing everyone next week. Please contact us if you need the schedule sent to you again in order to ensure you have the correct location for the day.

 

First Day on Snow!!

That time of year is quickly approaching. Our first day on snow will be Sunday, January 3, at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

As usual, skiing that day will begin at 1:00. However, to celebrate the start of our ski season we will be having a potluck lunch in the day lodge starting at 11:30. Please bring a dish of your choice to share.

During the potluck we will be introducing all of the kids to their coaches for the season, and going through some details on how the Sunday program will work.

We look forward to seeing everyone early in the New Year!