Winter Jamboree & Cross Country Ski Class

1/27/2018 9:00 AM


Where: Milham Park Golf Club

CROSS COUNTRY SKI CLASS 9 – 11 a.m. Age: 8 years – adult Fee: $15 per person 8-14 years $20 per person 15 years & up An excellent opportunity to learn the correct way to cross country ski, this introductory class will emphasize safety, proper use of equipment and how to traverse a variety of winter terrain. Learn the diagonal stride with opposite and double poling, moving and stationary turns, uphill-downhill techniques and how to choose and use various cross country equipment and clothing. In addition, personal safety and recommendations on local, regional and state ski destinations are covered in this comprehensive class. Please note a minimum snow cover of four inches is required for this program. Registration is required by January 25, in person at: Lee’s Adventure Sports, 311 Kilgore Road Participants may bring their own equipment or arrange for rental through Lee’s Adventure Sports, (269) 381-7700. JAMBOREE ACTIVITES 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. FREE Your hosts City of Portage Parks & Recreation, Kzoo Parks, Lee’s Adventure Sports and Pedal Bicycle have joined together to offer these FREE winter activities! Bring the family, dress for the weather and prepare for some fun in the snow. All recreation equipment will be provided except where noted. • Snowshoeing • Kayak sledding • Sled dog rides • Sledding (bring your own) • Snowman building • Ice bowling • Fat tire biking demo