Dec
13
Fri
CSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor Course
Dec 13 – Dec 16 all-day

Become a Ski Instructor by taking the CSIA level 1 course! Improve your skiing skills and learn how to share them with others.

This course is perfect for retirees who love to ski, or students looking for a part-time job in a great winter environment. As a bonus to high school students – you also get 2 high school credits upon completion of the course.

Combine your love of skiing with a fun part-time job – become a Ski Instructor by taking the Canadian Ski Instructor Association (CSIA) level 1 course!

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Kara Rayne photo

Register on line at www.snowpro.com  Participants will receive 50% off lift tickets during the course.  Any questions?  Email our snow school director at [email protected]gpark.com.

Ski area open 7 days/week
Dec 13 all-day

Ski hill open 7 days/week starting December 13th.

Ski Area opening weekend (snow permitting)
Dec 13 – Dec 14 all-day

Join us for the grand opening of the new quad chairlift!

We are getting ready to invite you up to the new and improved Manning Park Resort ski area for the start of Winter 2019/20! We know you’re going to be impressed with the exciting changes!

We invite you to our Grand Opening Celebration to officially open our new quad, the Bear Chair, and catch the first ride up for the season. Afterwards, we will have an Après-Ski get-together in the Daylodge. 

Opening ceremony at 8:40am to officially open the new Bear Chair, and the start of the winter season. Refreshments will be served in the new Alpine Guest Services building from 8am; have your gear ready to go and catch one of the first chairs up
2:30-4pm: Après-Ski in the Daylodge. Have some appies on us, and get yourself a cold Old Yale beer post-ski!

Snowshoeing season has started already, with the Nordic Centre open weekends and snowshoe rentals available from the Front Desk outside of these times. We’re looking for a little more snow to be able to groom the cross-country trails, but we can see there is some snow in the forecast for next week.

Stay up to date on our conditions by following the Conditions page on our website.

Dec
14
Sat
Guided Snowshoe Fondue Tour
Dec 14 all-day

Enjoy this special Dark Sky Event in Manning Park’s true Alpine wilderness. Join our experienced guide for a 2-hour snowshoe adventure under the stars. You will trek placidly among the snow-covered trees in beautiful E.C. Manning Park, followed by a delicious chocolate fondue in the forest. This magical evening is not to be missed!

Cost: $59/pp including snowshoe rentals. ($49/pp without rentals)

New online registration available! Sign up at: https://manningpark.com/snowshoe-fondue-registration/

Minimum age for evening excursion is 10 years. Under 18 yrs old must be accompanied by an adult.

Dec
20
Fri
CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor Course
Dec 20 – Dec 22 all-day
We are hosting a CASI Level 1 Snowboarding Course. This course is for anyone who wants to be a snowboard instructor, or who just wants to improve their riding!

This course is perfect for retirees who love to ride, or students looking for a part-time job in a great winter environment. As a bonus to high school students – you also get 2 high school credits upon completion of the course.

The cost is $396 (before Nov 29) $435+afterwards.. Register here: https://www.casi-acms.com/index.php/en/level1-course-reg 
Jan
12
Sun
CANSI Level 1 Nordic Instructor Course
Jan 12 all-day

CANSI Level 1 – Cross-Country Ski Instructor Course and Refresher

This 20-hour course will introduce you to the fundamentals of X-Country skiing and the Canadian technique. You will improve your demonstration skills and learn how to introduce new people to the sport.

The course will be run on Sundays, so will not be consecutive days. More time to practice and be sure of your skills!

Please contact the Course Conductor Jo Hughes for more info.

The CANSI XC Level I course is a pedagogical course designed to teach participants how to teach. Participants are expected to enter the course skiing at or close to the appropriate level. Participants are tested on their diagonal stride, double poling, one skate and snowplow turn, and will be expected to perform other skiing manoeuvres reasonably well. Watch the video to determine if your skiing is at the level necessary for a Level I course. Participants are also expected to have a general understanding of the key points for each of the different techniques. This questionnaire will help you assess your understanding of these techniques and their key points.

Sign up at cansi.ca.

 

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3 out of 4 people enjoying x-country skiing at Manning

 

 

Jan
26
Sun
CANSI Level 1 Nordic Instructor Course
Jan 26 all-day

CANSI Level 1 – Cross-Country Ski Instructor Course and Refresher

This 20-hour course will introduce you to the fundamentals of X-Country skiing and the Canadian technique. You will improve your demonstration skills and learn how to introduce new people to the sport.

The course will be run on Sundays, so will not be consecutive days. More time to practice and be sure of your skills!

Please contact the Course Conductor Jo Hughes for more info.

The CANSI XC Level I course is a pedagogical course designed to teach participants how to teach. Participants are expected to enter the course skiing at or close to the appropriate level. Participants are tested on their diagonal stride, double poling, one skate and snowplow turn, and will be expected to perform other skiing manoeuvres reasonably well. Watch the video to determine if your skiing is at the level necessary for a Level I course. Participants are also expected to have a general understanding of the key points for each of the different techniques. This questionnaire will help you assess your understanding of these techniques and their key points.

Sign up at cansi.ca.

 

3-out-of-4-ppl-enjoy-xc-skiing-at-manning-mbarker

3 out of 4 people enjoying x-country skiing at Manning

 

 

Mar
6
Fri
CSIA Level 1 Ski Instructor Course
Mar 6 – Mar 10 all-day

Become a Ski Instructor by taking the CSIA level 1 course! Improve your skiing skills and learn how to share them with others.

This course is perfect for retirees who love to ski, or students looking for a part-time job in a great winter environment. As a bonus to high school students – you also get 2 high school credits upon completion of the course.

Combine your love of skiing with a fun part-time job – become a Ski Instructor by taking the Canadian Ski Instructor Association (CSIA) level 1 course!

snowschool-kara-rayne

Kara Rayne photo

Register on line at www.snowpro.com  Participants will receive 50% off lift tickets during the course.  Any questions?  Email our snow school director at [email protected]

Mar
14
Sat
CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor Course
Mar 14 – Mar 16 all-day
We are hosting a CASI Level 1 Snowboarding Course. This course is for anyone who wants to be a snowboard instructor, or who just wants to improve their riding!

This course is perfect for retirees who love to ride, or students looking for a part-time job in a great winter environment. As a bonus to high school students – you also get 2 high school credits upon completion of the course.

The cost is $396 (before Nov 29) $435+afterwards.. Register here: https://www.casi-acms.com/index.php/en/level1-course-reg