Sovereign Lake Nordic Development Centre – Biathlon




Sovereign Lake Nordic Development Centre (SLNDC) is a biathlon development center in the North Okanagan. Home to multiple internationally and nationally competitive athletes, one of Canada’s most experienced biathlon coaches, and within great proximity to post-secondary academic institutions. Let Sovereign Lake Nordic Development Centre be your pursuit towards biathlon excellence.



The 2024/2025 application period is now OPEN! Please refer to the program outline and send any additional questions to our Head Biathlon Coach, Eric Schryer, We look forward to receiving your application!






(2024/2025 Program Outline & Cost Description)

(2024/2025 APPLICATION)

Sovereign Lake Nordic Development Centre is targeted at athletes between the ages of 17-24 who have shown dedication, and potential for success in the sport and are competitive at the national level. Sovereign Lake Nordic Development Centre boasts an integrated high-performance program, working closely with our nordic skiing team. The SLDNC currently offers two streams: Yearly / Performance, and Summer / Experience training options.


Yearly / Performance

May 1st, 2024 – April 1st, 2025

Summer / Experience

July 1st, 2024 – August 30th, 2024

Financial Investment


$1200 (all athletes)

Payment Schedule:

$1,000 deposit by April 15th, 2024 plus 10  posted dated payments of the split remaining total.

Payment Schedule:

Option to pay $1200 or split payment to 2 x $600.

*Deposit must be made by May 1st, 2024.*

Led by our Biathlon Head Coach, Eric Schryer, SLNDC biathletes have quickly established a presence as one of the top biathlon teams in Canada. Our athletes benefit from an extraordinary training environment, where access to top-tier coaching and the longest natural snow season in Western Canada, and often Canada-wide, provides them with a unique advantage.

Sponsors for 2022-2025:



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