What are the benefits of your club becoming a Cross Country NWT member?
Access to Skill Development Program (SDP) promotional and resource materials from Nordiq Canada (the national ski organization) and support for clubs to run a range of programs:
- Bunny Rabbit Program 4 – 5 year olds
- Jackrabbit Program 6 – 9 year olds
- Track Attack Program 9 – 13 year olds
Access to coaching courses with the National Coach Certification Program (NCCP). Member clubs can request a coaching course in their community and a Cross Country NWT Learning Facilitator can travel to your community to train coaches, teachers and others to deliver ski programs:
- Introduction to Community Coaching (ICC)
- Community Coaching (CC)
- Coaching opportunities during the season with NWT coaches
Information and courses on trail development and trail grooming.
Officials courses so your club can learn how to run different types of ski events such as ski races and loppers.
Funding for hosting or travel subsidies to regional, territorial or national ski events. See member club websites for a list of events.
Cross Country NWT special events:
- NWT Ski Day (during the second week of February)
- NWT Championship Races (typically held in March)
Arctic Winter Games and Canada Winter Games
Skiers must be a member of their community club and Cross Country NWT to compete.
Member skiers can apply for Sport North programs such as:
- Rising Star Program – for athletes 14 years and under can apply for funding to attend a camp outside of the NWT
- Sport North & Department of Municipal & Community Affairs High Performance Athlete Grant Program