Jackrabbits is a family centered program which is designed to introduce children to the sport of cross-country skiing and a healthy lifestyle associated with it.
Active Start Stage
Bunny Rabbits, five and under, acquire the fundamental movement skills that lay the foundation for more complex movements. They learn through active play.
Jack Rabbits, six-nine years, master the fundamental movement skills. Motor development is emphasized and cross country skiing skills are learned.
Learning to Train Stage
Track Attack, ten-12 years, are able to acquire general sports skills that will be the cornerstone of their athletic development. Fitness becomes increasingly important.
The program is delivered by volunteers, trained under the Cross Country Canada – Community Coach Program. This is part of the national coaching certification program used by all sports in Canada.