Focus: Challenging training for fun, fitness and self-improvement. Emphasis is on improving ski skills, technique and fitness without specific performance goals – racing is optional. Training occurs alongside race/performance team sessions.

Schedule: 

SPRING/SUMMER: May 10 to Sept 8: Tuesdays (6PM) and every second Saturday (9:30AM) (including 3 full day training camps).  See the club google calendar for details: www.lappenordic.ca/calendar

FALL: Sept. 10 to Dec.1 : Thursday (6PM) and Saturdays (9:30AM)

Winter: Dec.3 to April 8: Tuesdays (6PM) and Saturdays (9:30AM)

+ 3 summer full day camps
+ 3 athlete testing sessions (spring, summer, fall) – OPTIONAL
+ Group strength program routine: 3 phases to complete on own or when scheduled into dry-land training
+ Annual goal setting (May) & End of season evaluation (April)
+ 1st access to rental equipment

Also includes:

  • Team t-shirt first year on Team. $15 in subsequent years
  • Lappe Fresh Air Race Series
  • Use of club roller skis 
  • Coaching Discount: The primary coach of a Jackrabbit group, Track Attack group, Recreational Technique group, or a committed assistant coach to the Head Coach, who is enrolled in a Race Team program, or a FITness program year-round or September start (2 day per week) is entitled to a $150 reimbursement on their program fees, payable at the end of the season. This coach must be certified with NCCP, and is not receiving a stipend for other commitments in the club. Other coaching commitments will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Optional Add-on:

  • Sep. 17-19 Sleeping Giant Start-Up Camp  (separate registration)

Volunteer Commitment:

  • Per the Volunteer Policy including including 4 volunteer credits/ athlete (up to a maximum of 6/ family).
  • Additional Requirements including 1 or 2 bingos per family as assigned by the Bingo Coordinator AND team members or a family member help at one Lappe Fresh Air Series race.
  • First time club members are exempt from volunteer requirements.

Cost: Visit Program Fees page 0r Zone4 registration page for more details.

Cost:

  • Year Round Program $670* 
  • Fall/Winter Program $532* 

*Club membership & program fee – does not include Lappe Ski Centre trail pass fee. Please see fee chart for a break down of program pricing.

We offer a variety of choices within each program. The program fee chart linked above only represents the “main” program. For specific choices visit the registration page on zone4.ca.

Focus: Athletes ready to bridge from Track Attack to the Race team. Some will attend Ontario Youth Championships and/or Ontario Winter Games.
Emphasis 
on speed, games, relay races, adventure skis to encourage time on skis and technique development. With a dedicated coach, sessions will rotate and run alongside both the Race/Fit teams and Track Attack athletes.        

Schedule: 

SPRING/SUMMER: May 17 to Sept 3: Tuesdays and every second Saturday (including 3 full day training camps).  See the club google calendar for details: www.lappenordic.ca/calendar

FALL/WINTER: Sept. 6 to April 11: Tuesdays (6pm), Thursdays (6pm) and Saturdays (9:30am).

Includes:

  • Team t-shirt first year on Team. $15 in subsequent years
  • 3 full-day summer adventure camps
  • Use of club roller skis
  • Lappe Fresh Air Race Series
  • Fall Thursday KRW Yeti group
  • Race Team funding for Youth Championships

Optional Add-ons:

  • $15 Team T-shirt for returning Team members
  • Sep. 17-19 Sleeping Giant Start-Up Camp (separate registration)
  • Seasonal ski equipment rentals (first-come first-served)
  • Trip to Ontario Youth Championships  (personal and coach expenses extra)

Volunteer Commitment:

  • Per the Volunteer Policy including including 4 volunteer credits/ athlete (up to a maximum of 6/ family). 
  • Additional Requirements including 1 or 2 bingos per family as assigned by the Bingo Coordinator AND team members or a family member help at one Lappe Fresh Air Series race.
  • First time club members are exempt from volunteer requirements.

Cost:

  • Year Round Program $726* 
  • Fall/Winter Program $624* 
  • *Possibility to pay in instalments:  Paying by instalments is a privilege which will be revoked next year if we have to chase people down for payments. If payments are more than 15 days late there will be an additional charge.  Note that instalment payments reflect inclusion of $5/instalment admin. fee. If you choose to pay by instalments, you will receive an email 15 days prior to the instalment due date with a link to pay by credit card through zone4.
    • Year Round Program – 3 instalments: $300 upon registration by credit card, then two payments of $218.00 by Sept. 1 and Dec. 1.
    • Fall/Winter Program – 2 instalments: $300 upon registration by credit card, then payment of $329.00 by Dec. 1.

LAPPE RACE TEAM

Focus: LSSD District Series, OCUPs, Ontario Winter Games (possibility to travel to Nationals). Challenging training in a group setting with emphasis on technique development. You don’t need to race to be on the race team. It’s a great group to train with to improve your overall ski skills!
+ 3 summer full day camps
+ 2 ½ training days per week in the summer (Tuesday, Thursday and every second Saturday)
+ 3 training days per week starting in September

+ 3 athlete testing sessions (spring, summer, fall)
+ Group YTP (yearly training plan) based on LTAD stage (long term athlete development)
+ Weekly group training plan on Training Peaks
+ Group strength program routine: 3 phases to complete on own or when scheduled into dry-land training
+ Annual goal setting (May) & End of season evaluation (April)
+ 1st access to rental equipment
+ Funding support for out-of-town races

*NEW* LAPPE PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

Focus: This is for the serious racer who is ready for a high level of commitment to skiing. There is a required intake meeting with the Head Coach, parent and the athlete to ensure readiness resulting in a signed letter of intent. LSSD District Series, OCUPS, World Junior Trials, Nationals and Ontario Ski Team
Includes the Race Team program plus:
+ Tailored individual programming with multi-sport integration

+ Quarterly individual meeting with coach to assess goals: skiing and/or multi-sport
+ Individual YTP based on goals: skiing and/or multisport
+ Weekly individual training plan on Training Peaks (uploaded on Friday)

+ Roller ski specific workout together with this group every second Saturday in summer (self-directed – no coach present)
+ Monthly strength session with Head Coach at the gym (Dryland season)

+ Twice a week strength session (self-directed either with or without the group)
+ Monthly (winter only) video analysis session
+ Individual equipment assessment/support

Schedule: 

SPRING/SUMMER: May 14 to Sept 3: Tuesdays, Thursdays and every second Saturday (including 3 full day training camps).  See the club google calendar for details: www.lappenordic.ca/calendar

FALL/WINTER: Sept. 6 to April 11: Tuesdays (6pm), Thursdays (6pm) and Saturdays (9:30am).

Both Race & Performance Team also includes:

  • Team t-shirt first year on Team. $15 in subsequent years
  • Race Team funding for Board approved race events for 18 and under and U23 registered in 3 full time school courses, per the funding policy. Funding for winter only athletes will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Coaching Discount: The primary coach of a Jackrabbit group, Track Attack group, Recreational Technique group, or a committed assistant coach to the Head Coach, who is enrolled in a Race Team program, or a FITness program year-round or September start (2 day per week) is entitled to a $150 reimbursement on their program fees, payable at the end of the season. This coach must be certified with NCCP, and is not receiving a stipend for other commitments in the club. Other coaching commitments will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Optional Add-ons:

  • $15 Team T-shirt for returning Team members
  • Sep. 17-19 Sleeping Giant Start-Up Camp  (separate registration)

Volunteer Commitment:

  • Per the Volunteer Policy including including 4 volunteer credits/ athlete (up to a maximum of 6/ family). 
  • For 18 and under and U23 students, 1 or 2 bingos per family as assigned by the Bingo Coordinator AND team members and their families are encouraged to help with the Lappe Fresh Air Race Series events.
  • First time club members are exempt from volunteer requirements.

Cost:

RACE TEAM

  • Year Round Program $968*+ HST 
  • Fall/Winter Program $816* + HST
  • Winter Program $433* + HST

*Possibility to pay in instalments: Paying by instalments is a privilege which will be revoked next year if we have to chase people down for payments. If payments are more than 15 days late there will be an additional charge. Note that all payment options charge 13% tax, instalment payments reflect inclusion of tax and $5/instalment admin. fee. If you choose to pay by instalments, you will receive an email 15 days prior to the instalment due date with a link to pay by credit card through zone4.

Year Round Program – 3 instalments: $400 upon registration by credit card, then 2 payments of $326.57 each by Sept. 1 and Dec. 1.

Fall/Winter Program – 2 instalments: $500 upon registration by credit card, then 1 payment of $362.73 by Dec. 1.

PERFORMANCE TEAM

  • Year Round Program $1500+ HST 

More information on costs on Program Fees page.

You are invited to join either our Lappe Race Team or Lappe Performance Team programs at a 50% rate reduction. Please communicate with Head Coach Eric Bailey at [email protected] to discuss which program is best for you based on your goals and readiness.

You must be registered as a full-time student (minimum 3 full-year courses) and 25 years of age or younger. Although we ask you to be members of the Lappe Nordic Ski Club to participate in this program, we encourage you to register with your home club for your race license.

We ask college/university aged athletes to provide some coaching/mentorship as part of their volunteer commitment.

*Annual Club Memberships: Single $25, Couple $45, Family $55. Affiliation fees: $20/ program participant. Lappe Nordic Ski Centre trail pass required (winter).

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