Team Night October 16th

September 27, 2011

GNST Team Night is scheduled for Sunday October 16th at 5pm. Come join us for a potluck, team sign-up, special prices on ordering gear, and meeting with the coaches!

Dear Glacier Nordic Ski Team Skiers
(Comp, Prep & Jets)

That time of year is fast approaching and Glacier Nordic Club is hosting Team Night on Sunday, October 16, from 5 to 7:30pm at the Saddle Club (building in front of the ice rink) in Whitefish.  Chili will be suppliedplease bring a Salad or desert or drinks to share and your own plates and silverware.

This is an opportunity to:

  • Register for Teams
  • Talk with the Comp, Prep and Jets coaches.
  • Purchase gear at team prices.  Price Sheets:  RMO     Glacier Cyclery and Nordic
    (for registered Jet, Prep, Rec and Comp team skiers)
  • Trade/sell your used gear
  • Purchase team jackets and
    race suits (we have new jackets this year!!!)
  • Find out more about programs.

Schedule:

  • 5pm Dinner starts
  • 6pm All skiers/parents will
    meet with respective coaches – Denny, Reid or Robin
  • 5pm to 7:30 pm
    RMO and Outback Ski Shack representatives available to buy in
    stock gear or order new
  • 5pm to 7:30 pm Register
    for GNST programs

New – Congratualtions to Robin Boorks, comp team coach, who  is is now the head coach for Glacier Nordic Ski Team.  Robin will be working on coordination between the teams,   and building classic skills for Jets and Prep Teams.

Rentals - Glacier Nordic Ski Team will again have a gear rental program that is focused on appropriate skate gear  for the Jet skiers.  We have purchased more poles and hope to fill in some boot sizes.  We will also rent gear for prep or devo team kids as available, but there is limited gear for 125 lbs +.   The rental program will begin as soon as the golf course is open for skiing – gear goes quickly and while it is possible for the club to order new gear, budget allowing,  it is harder to  find as the season goes on.  So please come in as early!  Rentals will  be $55 for the season for a set of skis, boots and 1 or 2 sets of poles.   You will receive an email when we are ready to begin renting. (Late November or early December we hope!)  Note that this rental program is separate from the Glacier Nordic Shop (Glacier Cyclery) rentals at the golf course.

Buy versus Rent – Consider buying gear if you (or your child): have stopped growing; are actively racing; skiing times other then the golf course season, or have multiple children to hand down to.   We will forward pricing sheets for gear in the next week – it can be kind of overwhelming, particularly with multiple kids so it is helpful to come with a gear purchase plan in mind.

Scholarships Scholarships are potentially available for financial need or hardship situations for tuition and gear rental from the Glacier Nordic Club or directly to families through the Whitefish Youth Opportunity Foundation – contact us for
more information.

Please share this with anyone we any potential skiers If you have any questions please call Cameron at 253-0361 or  Robin at 206/795-6429.


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