Program for post secondary athletes who are committed to racing and training year round with the ultimate goal of performing at their best at Canadian National Championships.

Program starts September 1st, 2019 with training days Tuesday/Wednesday/ Thursday/Saturday/Sunday in the fall and winter

These athletes will attend O cup races, World Jr/U23 Trial races, Canadian Eastern Championships, OUACs, Nationals, as well as select other races as determined by the coach.

Program overview

  • Early fall – winter program starts Sept. 1st, 2019 with training Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday/Sunday. An on snow training camp at Foret Montmorency will be held November 7-15.
  • December -start training on snow Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday/Sunday & early season races – Canada Cup and December O-Cup
  • January / February – Ontario Cups, World Jr/U23 Trial races and Canadian Eastern Championships, and OUACs
  • March – Nationals at Sovereign Lake  (Vernon, BC), OCups

Program cost – $1655 + HST+ SOD,CCO,CCC fee of $19 + 20% discounted winter trail pass (on Super Early Bird pricing) for Hardwood Ski and Bike. Skiers aged 13-19 is $319.20 + HST. Skiers 20 and over is $367.20 + HST. Skiers aged 6-12 is $95.20 + HST. This discounted winter trail pass also extends to parents and siblings of program skiers. Program skiers receive a 20% discount on race entries to Hardwood Ski and Bike organized races. Skiers and immediate family members receive a 15% discount on regularly priced items in the retail and service department.

Those athletes wishing to develop coaching skills will be given the opportunity to assist the head coach with coaching and mentoring younger Team Hardwood athletes. Interested athletes may also get support for coaching certification.

Online registration (program plus trail pass) at zone4.ca is now available HERE.

Athletes will also incur all costs associated with travel and racing licence and race fees in addition to program fees.