Past Photos

Multi Community Day- March 16, 2016

Members of the Smalleyes family from Morley start the day with a dance.

ATCO Mascot “Louie the Lightning Bug”

Kids smile in the sun on their way to go skiing

Guest coach Clara Hughes passes on some pro tips and smiles!

Students from Tsuu T’ina, Morley, and Big Horn schools pose for a photo

A huge thank you to volunteer coaches Sara Renner, Clara Hughes, Duff Gibson, Mellisa Hollingsworth, Lisa Vlooswyk, Kelly VanderBeek, Justin Wadsworth, Mallory, Will, Peter, and Milaine Theriault.

Kids weave through a downhill obstacle course as Canadian National team head coach Justin Wadsworth gives them some pro tips.

ATCO mascots, Louie the Lightning Bug and Digger the Gopher pose with some students after a fun day on skis!

SFNA in Ottawa

SFNA Program Director Beckie Scott met with Federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett on March 2, 2016. It was an opportunity to discuss the program, share our successes and imagine the future.

SFNA Highlights from February

Chief Dean Giroux welcomes Program Director Beckie Scott to Driftpile Cree Nation! February 24, 2016

Students from Swan River First Nation pose for a group photo after a fun and educational day with Beckie Scott. February 26, 2016

Beckie Scott shows students from Swan River FN her her Olympic Gold medal! February 26, 2016

Beckie Scott delivers a fun and interactive presentation on healthy food and making healthy choices! February 26, 2016

Special Guest Hayley Wickenheiser visits SFNA

Five-time Olympic Medalist Hayley Wickenheiser signs autographs for excited students from Exshaw on February 23, 2016

An Exshaw student with an Olympic gold medal!

Hayley Wickenheiser poses with students after a great day of motivation and empowerment!

Later that day, students from Exshaw ran into Team Canada athletes out training on the trails in Canmore. Thanks for taking photos with us!

Kikino Students at the 2016 Alberta Winter Games

Troy and Kian from Kikino School prepare their skis by applying hot wax. The wax makes the skis faster on the snow. They are very excited to compete at their first Alberta Winter Games!

The SFNA athletes from Kikino School take a group shot for their first ever Alberta Winter Games in Medicine Hat! Congratulations!

Dreams do come true! Just ask Shaylee, Troy and Kian about their first Alberta Winter Games experience. These budding athletes have worked hard to achieve this goal!

February, 2016

February 10: Jesse Cockney, 2014 Olympian, joined Exshaw School students at the Canmore Nordic center for a day of fun physical activity!

February 10: Jesse Cockney, 2014 Olympican, gives students from Exshaw School a professional downhill lesson and some inspirational words!

February 10: SFNA Program Director and Olympic Gold Medalist Beckie Scott joins students from Exshaw School for a fun day of skiing in Canmore, AB

Building skills, gaining confidence and having a whole lot of fun with 2014 Olympian Jesse Cockney! Thanks Jess!

February 10: SFNA Program Director and Olympic Gold Medalist Beckie Scott shows students from Exshaw School her Gold and Silver Olympic medals! Thanks Beckie!

February 2016: The students of Beaver Lake welcome Program Facilitator Andrew Urton with a drumming ceremony

February 11 2016: Group shot of our skiers from Amisk School today! A fun way to stay active!

A game of tag on cross country skis during our day at Tsuu T'ina Nation.

A game of tag on cross country skis during our day at Tsuu T’ina Nation.

A beautiful day at Tsuu T'ina Nation to announce our new sponsorship with ATCO

A beautiful day at Tsuu T’ina Nation to announce our new sponsorship with ATCO

Program Facilitator Andrew Urton leads a group ski.

Program Facilitator Andrew Urton leads a group ski.

A little help with balance goes a long way...and gets a big smile!

A little help with balance goes a long way…and gets a big smile!

A warm welcome with drumming.

A warm welcome with drumming.

Olympic Gold Medalist and SFNA Program Director Beckie Scott joins the 'Saddle Lake Downhill Race.'

Olympic Gold Medalist and SFNA Program Director Beckie Scott joins the ‘Saddle Lake Downhill Race.’

Highlights Throughout the Years

Michael Neary, Beckie Scott, and Andrew Urton pose with Kikino Principal Laurie Thompson

Olympic great Clara Hughes joins students from Morley at the Canmore Nordic Center

First time on skis for students at Onchaminahos School!

Students get instruction from Program Facilitator Andrew Urton

A great day in the snow and the sun at Pakan School!

Clara Hughes shares stories of her journey and her struggles to Morley Students, emphasizing the importance of healthy choices and activity.

Every Wednesday all the students and staff at Kikino School spend at least 1 hour skiing

Students from Kikino School participate in the trails race for Alberta Winter Games. They all qualified! Congrats!

Even without snow the Kikino students are excited to start skiing!

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Beckie Scott helps kick off the first day on snow for Ski Fit North Alberta with students from Morley

Andrew Urton teaches Kikino students how to properly apply wax to their skis

Can’t wait to hit the roads in our great new program vehicle! All thanks to our great sponsor ATCO!

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