2016-2017 Season Highlights

  • 32 Communities Visited
  • 36 Schools Visited
  • 6,023 Student Participants in Program Delivery
  • Multi-Community Festival Days: 2
  • Multi-Community Festival Days Participants: 245
  • Loppets (races) held: 2
  • Loppet Participants: 120
  • After school ski clubs/teams in operation: 2 (50 participants)
  • Olympic Visitors and Guest Speakers: 11


2015-2016 Season Highlights

  • 1,500 separate children and youth engaged
  • 4,000 participants in program delivery
  • 16 communities
  • 41 separate school visits
  • SFNA participants who qualified for and competed in the Alberta Winter Games: 4
  • Multi-Community Festival Day: 120 participants
  • Ski Tour Canada (World Cup racing spectator experience): 28 participants
  • After school ski clubs/teams in operation: 2 (40 participants)
  • New coaches/leaders trained: 6
  • Olympic visitors and inspirational guest speakers: 8


2014-2015 Season Highlights

  • SFNA expanded into three new schools: Goodfish Lake First Nation, Morley, and Edmonton (as an inner city pilot project)
  • Through purchasing skit ski equipment, SFNA can accommodate participants with all physical abilities.
  • Trained and certified seventeen new coaches throughout the province
  • Continued investment in equipment from a number of communities (race/touring equipment, warm up suits, track setter)
  • Three National Ski Team Members (all 2014 Olympians) made community visits on behalf of SFNA: Jesse Cockney, Perianne Jones, Collette Bourgonje
  • Continued Positive Media Coverage – Global News, The Edmonton Sun, and CBC radio among the numerous local media outlets throughout Alberta
  • Increased number of schools where skiing is now a part of their Phys. Ed program.
  • Enhanced the quality of each visit by providing groomed cross country ski trails for the schools and communities.


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For more information or to inquire about bringing Ski Fit North Alberta to your community, contact the Program Coordinator at laura.filipow@skifitnorthalberta.com.