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The Big White Ski Club is a non-profit organization that for over 70 years has provided world-class alpine ski training.  We take pride in developing strong skiers and athletes through our specialized training programs, all while having fun. When you join the Big White Ski Club, you don't just become a member, you become a part of our ski family.

Our aim is to provide high-quality and affordable ski racing development programs for athletes  6 to 16+, where each member can develop their skiing ability to their own highest potential in a fun and safe club environment.

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    BWSC Spring and Summer Dryland Program

    By Big White Ski Club 05/25/2022, 9:00pm PDT

    Dryland INFO!

    Dryland sessions for U14 and older racers (born 2010 and older) are once per week beginning in June.  Regular U12 dryland sessions begin in September.  Note U12 racers are welcome to join the summer hikes.

     

    BWSC Spring U14/U16 dryland sessions:

    Date               Day                 Location Time
    June 1st Wed Mission Creek Park 4:30PM-6:15PM

    June 8th

    Wed behind CNC (field M14) 4:30PM-6:15PM
    June 15th Wed Mission Creek Park   4:30PM-6:15PM
    June 22nd Wed behind CNC (field M14)           4:30PM-6:15PM
    June 29th Wed Mission Creek Park    4:30PM-6:15PM

    Spring dryland sessions will involve running, jumping, general strength, and basic agility/balance/coordination training (structured more like Fall dryland sessions)

     

    BWSC Summer U12/U14/U16 hiking and activity schedule:

    Date Day Location Time
    July 13th Wed Knox Mtn Park (meet at base area) 9:00AM-12:00PM
    July 20th Wed Lebanon Creek (5307 Lakeshore Rd) 9:00AM-12:00PM
    July 27th Wed KLO Creek (4801 McCulloch Rd) 9:00AM-12:00PM
    Aug 10th Wed Bear Creek Park (meet at day-use area) 9:00AM-12:00PM
    Aug 17th Wed Spion Kop (this is in Lake Country) 9:00AM-12:00PM
    Aug 24th Wed Black Mtn (meet end of Swaison Rd) 9:00AM-12:00PM
    Aug 31st Wed Knox Mtn Park (meet at base area) 9:00AM-12:00PM

    U12, U14, U16, FIS and all parents are welcome to join the summer hikes.  Most of these locations include opportunities to swim in nearby lakes.  The idea is to keep moving for a light but steady aerobic workout.  Most of these hikes should be completed in 3 hours.

     

    BWSC Fall 2022/2023 dryland sessions will begin in September on these days:

    Date Day  Location  Time
    U14/U16                                  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays          TBA TBA
    U12 Tuesdays, Thursdays  TBA TBA
    Blazers Development Team Thursdays  TBA TBA

     

    The Fall dryland program incorporates everything we need to be fast, strong, and agile to be ready for the ski season.  Athletes are encouraged to attend as many sessions as their personal schedule allows. 

     

    Feel free to call Trevor anytime at 
    250.863.5884 if you have questions

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    COVID-19 Protocol update from Coach Trevor

    Hello BWSC parents,

    I had some very good questions this week about racers who are sick with Covid so I researched the facts to help clarify how to manage a Covid positive case of your racer.  I also wanted to find a clear answer for what to do if you think they were in contact with someone who was positive.  I found the information below on the BC Centre for Disease Control and also asked BC Alpine how it relates to our program.

    1. If your racer has sickness symptoms:

             Answer: Do not send them to skiing.

          2. If your racer becomes sick.  Either when they return home from skiing, the night before, or the morning of skiing:

              Answer: Non-fully vaccinated (most racers U12 and younger) Isolate for 10 days.  Fully vaccinated (U14 and older) isolate 5 days or until no more symptoms.

          3. Does someone inform the rest of the ski team?

              Answer: The parents of a sick racer may make contacts aware of their racer having covid but it is not the responsibility of the ski club to do so.    

          4. Do other racers and coaches need to self isolate?

              Answer: The BC Centre for Disease Control website says close contacts (so the other racers and coaches) do not need to self-isolate but they are to self-monitor for symptoms.

    Thanks.  I hope this clarifies some questions.

    Program Director / U14 Coach Trevor


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