As coaches, we take can take some flack once in a while, but when we start seeing a decrease in kids behaviour, we’ll step in.
With sunny skies, warm temperatures and great snow, we had the best program start for the U10 possible!
What is the cut-off temperature for our athletes you might wonder?
A short but great study of the physics of SX and SBX. The differences between SX and SBX are small when it comes down to the human factors.
In time for the Holidays, we have seat up a club account at the Recycling Centre so that YOU can take all the recycling items and donate to the club. All the proceeds will go towards the new club cabin! So, go through your garage and storage areas, gather up all that ol’ recyclables and bring to the centre.
Ask to donate to the SMITHERS SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLUB account number 99! Ahh, the great Gretzky.
How to sign up for our volunteer based driven events. Here you will find out for which event, on what date and what kind of volunteer position you can help us with. Please read more and make sure to SIGN UP!
Please note the following age groups are now up and running on weekends, both Saturdays and Sundays. U10, U12, U14 and U16 Snowboard Competitive groups are already two days into the season. U12, U14, U16 and U18 skiers are also up and going.
As you might be aware of, Lara Collingwood, owner and operator of LUNAS Fitness, has kindly offered free dryland training for the club U6-8 athletes two years going!!
Hosting BC, the Province of BC and viaSport are now community partners of SportChek Canadian National SX Championship, scheduled to take off on March 15-19, 2016.
KidSport B.C has one great goal: To help with the financial burden of getting kids involved in sports. Please click the subtitle of the Blog and find out what they do, and also how to apply for the assistance.
I’m sure that we all have asked ourselves what to do at an event? In our NEW event resource tab we have compiled information for you to use prior an event, and hopefully we can help with some of the questions you had. Read more
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort is offering a $339 for a Season Pass for all Smithers Ski & Snowboard Club members.
Luna’s Fitness and Lara Collingwood will continue to offer great training for big and small, this time it’s for the small (U8-10 or age 6-10) and it’s an opportunity that you do NOT want to miss. The sessions are FREE of charge for SSSC registered members for 2015/16.
All exercises will be fun and fitness focused, age appropriate, using body weight exercises only, as well as flexibility and balance work. Workouts will be instructed by Lara Collingwood and a handful of parent helpers.
This is a once in our clubs lifetime experience! To be the host to the 2015 SX National Championships is huge, not only for the club, but for the entire NORTH and our community.
This coming weekend our club will host a two day training camp for a handful of SOBC athletes from our club, but also from Quesnel, in preparation for the Provincial Champs at Sun Peaks, February 19-21.
I’m not sure what is more of value to an athlete; to do well in an event, or being together as a large family sharing, eating, training, playing, waxing skis, meeting and traveling?
Have you thought of going skiing or snowboarding with your child without the commitment of high daily ticket fees?
Now is the time then, apply for the Grade 4-5 SnowPass. Get more info by hitting the subtitle.
The Arctic outflow has Bulkley Valley in it’s iron grip for now. Snow is on the horizon, so I hope. What to do on those chilly nights? Have a look.
Join Gary Huxtable and Co for a fun week at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George and Purden Mtn.
Northern Life Apparel has struck a huge deal with the club to outfit us with some cool stuff.
Jumpstart helps kids between the ages of 4 to 18 by assisting with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation for sports and physical activity programming. Don’t be shy have a peek.
THANK YOU to everyone that came up to our annual C3 (club cabin cleanup) day!
Four coaches from Smithers Ski and Snowboard Club attended PacSport North and SportMed BC two seminars, one on Sport related concussions and one on Train Smart off-snow training.
Sometimes we don’t want to volunteer due to lack of knowledge in the area, we don’t ski or ride or we don’t know who to contact. No worries, Smithers Ski and Snowboard Club are trying to change that by using VolunteerSpot.
Please contact Rachelle Appleyard regarding the Child in Sports Tax receipts. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org
To see an athlete raise their arms on the Olympic podium with tears in the eyes, to hear an athlete yell out loud when a goal is accomplished and a mental barrier broken to pieces, to see the smile on an athletes face, after sticking his or her first front-flip and to see an athlete pump the fist, after a wicked performance is PRICELESS!