An Introduction to Nordic Walking • 3:30 - 5:00Course List
The purpose of this introductory 75 min. session is to learn correct Nordic Walking technique. A popular misconception is that Nordic walking is simply walking with poles. Nothing could be farther from reality! There is a specific technique to be learned in order to perfect the plant, push, propel actions that turn a walk into a turbo-charged aerobic activity. Learn more about Urban Poling, Canada’s leading provider of Nordic walking instruction here (https://activebynaturecanmore.ca/urban-poling/) & be sure to watch the 1 minute video.
Price: $24.95 + gst / Member Price: $19.95 + gst
Date: Saturday, April 27
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Cost - members - $19.95. non-members $24.95
Location: Meet your guide - Mandy Johnson in the Marketplace foyer - Canmore Nordic Centre Banquet room (2nd floor of the main lodge)
From here you will drive over to Quarry Lake to start your session.
Participant requirements: Vehicle to get yourself to the Nordic Walking site. This session will take place outside, so come prepared for all types of weather and you must be comfortable walking on uneven ground for the full hour. You may want to bring a backpack with extra clothing, water, sunscreen, bugspray and a snack.
Space is limited so sign up today!
Cancellation Policy: Programs will run regardless of weather so come prepared. The weather in the montains can change unexectadly this time of year so bring a pack with extra layers, a toque, mitts, rain gear, snacks, water, sunscreen, bug spray and warm shoes.
If the IGA has to cancel this program for any reason they will issue you a refund.
Program fees will be refunded in full if you cancel a minimum of 3 weeks before the event.
Need a place to stay the weekend of this event? We have partnered with Basecamp Properties and they are offering all Wild About Nature participants a discount in any of their three hotels. After you have registered and paid in full a link and discount code will be send to you. Watch your emails so you don't miss out.