Ages: 13-17

Ski Academy

The School District #22 Snowsports Academy in collaboration with Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre offer a high performance Cross Country ski program for grade 8 to 12 male and female athletes with a commitment to academic and athletic excellence that operates within the common high school timetable.  A more detailed description of the Snowsports Academy can be found here.


  • Current grade 8-12 enrolment.
  • Must be currently registered in a racing program at a sanctioned XC Club.
  • Advantage for SD22 students is daytime training in Block A of the common timetable.
  • Athletes receive credit for Physical Education and a board authority Nordic Skills course.
  • Out of town athletes are eligible.
* Consultation and approval to register for this program must be given by Academy Coach Darren Derochie and Snowsports Nordic Academy teacher Glen Stiven before registering. This is to ensure that the Academy is a good “fit” for student athletes and that they are aware of  – and appropriately prepared for –  the demands of Academy training and academic study.

Program Details

Sept 6-June 30 Out of district students are eligible to participate in SLNC Ski Academy as it is a BC Ministry of Education program.
Late Registration Cost
Registration Deadline
October 31, 2016

Lead Coach: Darren Derochie

V-Learn Coordinator: Glen Stiven

$1800 before October 31st

$1820 after October 31st