Adult Training Group

Adult Training Group

Two 10-week programs (one before Christmas, one after) which focus on technique development for intermediate skiers and combines skill improvement with fitness. Intended for  experienced recreational skiers with strong fitness levels. Join others who wish to advance their skiing ability to the next level. The course will also include dryland training, waxing, and race advice for those who wish to participate in loppets.This training will include both skate and classic and will vary depending on the snow and weather conditions. This ATG is also a stepping stone for those who wish to pursue the Adult Development/Racing group. This is not for beginner skiers.


  • Adults who want to race and/or participate in loppets
  • Adults with intermediate classic AND skate skiing abilities
  • Adults need to have an intermediate level of aerobic fitness.


Dryland Starter Sept 14 – Oct 5

  • A 4 week dryland session starting on Sept. 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5.
  • Mondays 6:30pm – 8pm

Fall Session : Oct 19 – Dec 21 2020

  • 10 week session on Oct 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21
  • Mondays 6:30pm – 8pm
  • Note: *No Class Oct 12 (Thanksgiving)


Winter Session: Jan 4 – Mar 15 2021

  • Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 22, March 1, 8, 15
  • Mondays 6:30pm – 8pm
  • Note: *No class Feb 15 (Family Day)



  • Goldbar



  • $165 per session
  • Plus ENSC Club Membership(Click HEREfor link to Membership benefits)
  • On Zone4 select Adult Programs under Athlete Stream
  • Register HERE



Olivier Matheson (CANSI 3), Roy Merritt (CANSI 3), Mary Ann Merritt (CANSI 2)



  • Instructor guided training sessions
  • Instructor support at key events
  • WAX FEE for coach supported events


  • Boots: combi or combination (skate and classic) boots are acceptable
  • Skis: 1 pair of classic skis, 1 pair of skate skis, but Combi skis are not suitable, as we sometimes work on both ski techniques in the same session.
  • Poles: 1 pair of classic length poles, 1 pair of skate length poles
  • Ski striding poles for dryland training (7-10 cm shorter than your classic poles)
  • Rental of roller skis for dryland training is available through ENSC and is NOT included in registration fees.
  • Basic Wax Kit. Click HEREfor the content of the Basic Wax Kit
  • “Rock” skis are recommended for early and late season training.