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Information session about cross country skiing (12/7/2018)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Learn
Event Location: MEC North York, 784 Sheppard Avenue East
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Dec 7 2018  7:00 PM
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Dec 5 2018 7:00:00 PM
Event Duration:1.5 hour
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Coordinator(s): Chuck F
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, All Ages Welcome
Maximum Group Size:30
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 8 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

This information session will include topics below : The different types of cross country skis, bindings and boots. The difference between wax-able and wax-less skis. What you need to know about wax-able skis and wax. The difference between track set and off track ( back country) skis, bindings and boots. Light touring skis that can be used for both on and off track skiing. What is skate skiing and equipments needed. The proper clothes to wear. Most people wear too much clothes the first time skiing and over heat. I will also have print outs of ski resort and free ski area in Southern Ontario. MEC is giving 10% off to all members that night who attend the event.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Take Sheppard subway to Bessarion Station. There is 2 hours underground free parking at MEC North York.


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- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!