Our 2018 - 2019 program information is posted! Visit our Programs Page for details and register through our electronic form by clicking here. Hint: We are offering a limited number of scholarships for early registration for our Junior Development Team.
GVNSC DECEMBER YOUTH SKI FESTIVAL
Join Grand Valley Nordic Ski Club (www.gvnsc.com) on December 15th for a fun day of FREE lessons and games for children between 5 and 16 years old. Pre-registrations required to reserve rental skis (https://goo.gl/forms/zws9IiahOicdsIwQ2). A limited number of reduced price rental skis will be provided by Odin Sports Complex. They will be available on a first come first serve basis. We will meet at Odín Sports Complex located below the base of Powderhorn Resort (https://goo.gl/maps/).
Check in and ski rental pick up will begin at 9:30. Hour long lessons will begin at 10:00 and will be followed by organized games that will end at end at 12:00. Children will be separated into groups based upon ability for lesson.
This event is organized entirely by volunteers. We need your help to make it a success. You can sign up to volunteer here www.volunteersignup.org/AJRWL.
If the snowpack is too low then we will hold the event on December 29th.
GVNSC INFORMATION DAY & OSC EQUIPMENT RESERVATION
Grand Valley Nordic Ski Club is hosting an information and registration meeting on November 17th from 10:00 to 1:00 at the KAFM Community Radio Room*. We will be offering a presentation about the ski club and our programs at 10:30. We will be offering a discount on registration for our Junior Development Team program at this event (Discount of $25 for Holiday Camp, $150 for Session 2 (one day), or $250 (Friday & Saturday). Odin Sports Complex (OSC) will have season ski rental equipment available for pick up for children participating in GVNSC programs this winter. Children participating in the programs will also be able to pick up their rental skis at OSC on the day of our first program. Reservations must be made with OSC (email@example.com) if you plan on picking up rental skis at the event.
*The KAFM Community Radio Room is located at 1310 Ute Avenue in Grand Junction.
Firkin Monday Fundraiser
Join us on August 6th for Firkin Monday at Kannah Creek Brewing Company (1960 N 12th St, Grand Junction). Proceeds from this event will benefit the Grand Valley Nordic Ski Club! Starting at 5:00 PM on the first Monday of each month Kannah Creek Brewing taps a Firkin and donates the proceeds from sales to a non-profit. We will also be providing information about the ski club at this event.
Thank you Kannah Creek Brewing Company for supporting the Grand Valley Nordic Ski Club!
The mission of the GVNSC is to provide opportunities that encourage and support the youth of Mesa County in developing a life-long passion and dedication to Nordic skiing. GVNSC is also a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The GVNSC offers recreational and competitive Nordic skiing program which will enable skiers to progress from the learn-to-ski programs into competitive skiing at the local, State, and national levels in accordance with their respective abilities and desires. Our goal is for our programs to be accessible and inclusive for all children that would like to participate in them. We are developing a scholarship program to ensure that we meet this goal and in the interim will work with families to ensure that everyone can participate. The ski club training activities will primarily occur on the new trails developed by Odin Sports Complex at Powderhorn, which is located below Powderhorn Resort. GVNSC members will have the opportunity to participate in the Rocky Mountain Division of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association races.
The GVNSC is focused on the development of young skiers, but also working towards providing training and racing opportunities for senior and master level skiers.
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