Birkie Learn to Loppet Lessons

Whether you aim to improve your skiing skills, finish the 13 km Mini Birkie or improve your personal best time in the 55 km with pack, the Birkie Learn to Loppet ski lessons will help you achieve your personal goals. Lessons are not cancelled for inclement weather. Click here for more details.

Other Benefits!:

  • Free admission for Learn to Loppet (LTL) participants to wax clinics (beginner and intermediate) held in January by MEC

  • Discounts for LTL participants off Birkie event registration
    • $15 off 55 km events
    • $10 off 31 km event
    • $5 off 13 km event

Open Now!  Click here to register.

Dates and Times:

Saturday January 6 9:30-1:30 p.m.

Mondays January 8 thru January 29 7-9 p.m.

Saturday February 3 or Sunday February 4th (to be determined by instructors) 2 hours

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  • $150 before December 22, 2017
  • $165 until registration closing January 10, 2018
Saturday waxing instruction at Goldstick Park Pavilion, Park Entrance is at 4210-101 Ave.
Monday evening lessons at Gold Bar pavilion, 10955 50 St.
Pre-Birkie ski prep at Blackfoot, Waskahegan Staging Area

All instructors are CANSI (Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors) certified for teaching cross-country ski lessons and have skied the Birkie many times.