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Canada's Premier Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Ski Club

 

Just like the Olympic Motto "Citius, Altius, Fortius", the Altius Nordic Ski Club strives for its athletes to be "Faster, Higher, Stronger".

The Nordic Ski Hoppers program is geared towards “FUN and FUNDAMENTALS”. Participants are exposed to a broad range of sports and activities and cross training, including each of the Nordic disciplines. A supportive and positive environment is provided for all participants, with an emphasis on participation.

The Altius focus highlights overall physical development, enhances healthy lifestyles and leadership abilities in each participant. It also provides the base and introduces an opportunity for long-term athlete development in the sports of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined skiing.

About Altius Nordic Ski Club Programs

 

Ski Hoppers Multi-Sport Program 

The Ski Hoppers Program is the entry level “Fun and Fundamentals”, year-round program for young athletes ages 6 and up. The program’s focus is on overall fitness and fun, while learning to SkiJump and Cross Country ski. Fun multi disciplined endurance and strength-building team activities are included to keep your child active and engaged include hiking, swimming, mountain biking, climbing, running, gymnastics, soccer, rollerblading, parkour, camping, and x-country and alpine ski trips. The program runs year round. Ski jumping equipment is provided as part of the program cost.

This multi-sport program highlights overall physical development, enhances healthy lifestyles and leadership abilities in each participant. It also provides the base and introduces an opportunity for Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) in the 2 Olympic Sports of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined skiing.

Age Group: 6 – 13 years old

  • Prerequisite: Desire for active living and skiing / jumping on skis interest to take part in various multi-activities (see an extended list of ~20 below).
  • The desire to learn and take part in multi-sport activities (see below).
  • Commitment: Two to four hours, three times each week (Spring, Fall, & Winter). One to Six weeks summer session (your choice).

All of our coaches are Level 1-3 certified members of the NCCP (National Coaches Certification Program)

Goals 

  • To give great opportunities for athletes and officials of Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined to participate and learn.
  • To help athletes achieve peak performance through training and healthy lifestyles.
  • To encourage youth to carry on Olympic Ideals.

*Fees include ski jumping equipment, day-long out of town hiking or cross country ski trips, entries to various Calgary training facilities and coaching throughout the duration of the session. Multi-day trips (2-3 optional trips per year) are extra, charged at cost.

Parents are welcomed and encouraged to take part.


WINTER SESSION

Ski Jumping, Cross-Country Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Skating, Climbing, Swimming,  Gym games and training (cold weather dependent), Ski Trips (Cross Country and Downhill) and  more! 

2020-2021 Winter Session 18 Weeks, Up to 3 Days Per Week

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00 PM & Saturdays 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Dates: TBA

Cost: $1300 Full-time, $900 Part-time (2 weekday sessions or 1 Saturday session per week)

*Price and Dates subject to change.


SPRING SESSION

Ski Jumping, Swimming, Climbing,  Mountain Biking, Disc Golf, Rollerblading, Hiking, Running, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, active games and more! 

2021 Spring Session 8 Weeks, Up to 3 days Per Week

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm    Saturdays 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Dates: TBA

Cost: $695 Full-time, $525 Part-time (2 weekday sessions or 1 Saturday session per week)

*Price and Dates subject to change.


SUMMER DAY CAMP

 

Ski Jumping, Swimming, Climbing,  Mountain Biking, Disc Golf, Rollerblading, Hiking, Running, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, active games and more.

2020 Summer Day Camp Session   1 – 7 weeks, Full Day Weekly Camps

Times: Monday – Friday format, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Early drop off / late pickup option is available)

Dates:  July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24 (Trip to Park City, UT Training and Springer Tournee Competition), Aug 4-7 (4 days week, 80% cost), Aug 10-14 , Aug 17-21 (Trip to Squamish, BC to partner with Sea to Sky Nordics Club)

Cost: $1300 Full Summer (6 weeks), $345  per week

* Before and aftercare available between 7:30 am – 5:30 pm $50/week.  Before care $35/week,           Aftercare $35/week. 

*Price and Dates subject to change.


FALL SESSION

Ski Jumping, Swimming, Climbing,  Mountain Biking, Disc Golf, Rollerblading, Hiking, Running, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, active games and more! 

2020 Fall Session 8 Weeks, Up to 3 days Per Week

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm    Saturdays 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Dates: September 8 - November 7, 2020

Cost: $695 Full-time, $525 Part-time (2 weekday sessions or 1 Saturday session per week)

*Price and Dates subject to change