Mountain Bike Clubs

Ages 6-9

Ages 10+


Our All Mountain program develops fundamental skills to take kids’ riding to the next level. This includes braking, gearing and body positioning skills in terrain typically found on mountain bike trails. Kids are exposed to all aspects of mountain biking, including cross country and downhill, and build confidence and resilience in a safe environment.
Level 4
This is our entry level into club programs for kids who have progressed past Level 3 lessons or camps. This program continues to develop skills on all terrain including single track cross country trails and our downhill chair accessible trails. All Mountain Level 4 teaches fundamental skills to set kids up to pursue the discipline of their choice in the future.
Key Goals
  • Develop aggressive riding style
  • Develop skill based maneouvres such as wheel lifts, drop and jumps
  • Expose kids to all disciplines of mountain biking to strengthen and develop fundamental skills

Prerequisites
Completion of Level 3 (camp or lesson)
  • Comfortably rides trails such as:
    • Green Tea, Strawberry Shortcake, Tender Vittles
  • Comfortably rides 5-8 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • Eastlands, West Bragg Creek, Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails


Level 5
All Mountain Level 5 is for kids who are looking to advance their skills on steeper and more technical trails. Participants take on more challenging terrain, including root-covered trails, and are exposed to features that require drops and jumps.
Key Goals
  • Develop aggressive riding style 
  • Develop skill based maneouvres such as wheel lifts, drop and jumps
  • Use skills on black downhill and cross country trails

Prerequisites
Completion of All Mountain Level 4 or Level 4 (camp or lesson) OR confident on all types of single track terrain and able to climb and descend on blue level trails
  • Comfortably rides trails such as:
    • Fired Up, Dragon Slayer, Tender Vittles
  • Comfortably rides a 8-10 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • Eastlands, West Bragg Creek, Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails

Level 6
All Mountain Level 6 is for kids looking to test their skills and push the limits. Participants prepare to tackle steeper, more technical terrain in all disciplines. They will continue to develop as a well-rounded cross country and downhill rider and have the skills required to take on the next step.
Prerequisites
Completion of All Mountain Level 5 OR confident on all types of single track terrain including trails with large jumps and drops, and able to climb and descend on blue level trails
  • Comfortably rides trails such as:
    • Fired Up, Dragon Slayer, Tender Vittles, Safari Planet, BBQ Jello
  • Comfortably rides 10 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • Eastlands, West Bragg Creek, Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails
View dates & book »

Sessions:
  • Wednesday, July 5 – Wednesday, August 30 OR
    Thursday, July 6 – Thursday, August 31
Time:
  • 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Price:
  • $270
  Equipment Required
  • Helmet
    • Full face and armour not mandatory, but a half shell is recommended for cross country days
  • Water bottle/Camel Pack
  • Suitable mountain bike with gears and hand brakes
    • Does not need to be full suspension and rentals are available
    • Ex. Norco Fluid, Norco Charger
  Optional Equipment
  • Knee pads
  • Gloves
  • Bike repair kit

Cross Country
Ages 10-16

All Mountain
Ages 10-14

All Mountain Enduro
Ages 10-17

Downhill / Freeride
Ages 10-17

Cross Country
We have a spring program and a season long program that both build fitness and revisit the fundamentals of cross country mountain biking. The programs focus on technical climbing and descending on challenging single track terrain, in a fun environment. In the season-long program, kids get to test their skills in West Bragg Creek and other local trail networks.
Key Goals
  • Develop fitness
  • Improve braking and gearing

Prerequisites
  • Physically fit and a well-rounded rider
  • Comfortably rides a 10 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • West Bragg Creek
    • Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails
  • Desire to be challenged on a range of cross country terrain


Sessions:
  • Wednesday, May 3 – Wednesday, June 28 OR
    Wednesday, May 3 – Wednesday, September 27
Time:
  • 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Price:
  • Spring - $270
  • Season-long - $660
  Equipment Required
  • Helmet
  • Water bottle/Camel Pack
  • Suitable mountain bike with gears and hand brakes
    • Does not need to be full suspension and rentals are available
    • Ex. Norco Optic, Norco Sight, Norco Charger
  Optional Equipment
  • Knee pads
  • Gloves
  • Bike repair kit
Our All Mountain program develops fundamental skills to take kids’ riding to the next level. This includes braking, gearing and body positioning skills in terrain typically found on mountain bike trails. Kids are exposed to all aspects of mountain biking, including cross country and downhill, and build confidence and resilience in a safe environment.

Level 4
This is our entry level into club programs for kids who have progressed past Level 3 lessons or camps. This program continues to develop skills on all terrain including single track cross country trails and our downhill chair accessible trails. All Mountain Level 4 teaches fundamental skills to set kids up to pursue the discipline of their choice in the future.
Key Goals
  • Develop aggressive riding style
  • Develop skill based maneouvres such as wheel lifts, drop and jumps
  • Expose kids to all disciplines of mountain biking to strengthen and develop fundamental skills

Prerequisites
Completion of Level 3 (camp or lesson)
  • Comfortably rides trails such as:
    • Green Tea, Strawberry Shortcake, Tender Vittles
  • Comfortably rides 5-8 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • Eastlands, West Bragg Creek, Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails


Level 5
All Mountain Level 5 is for kids who are looking to advance their skills on steeper and more technical trails. Participants take on more challenging terrain, including root-covered trails, and are exposed to features that require drops and jumps.
Key Goals
  • Develop aggressive riding style 
  • Develop skill based maneouvres such as wheel lifts, drop and jumps
  • Use skills on black downhill and cross country trails

Prerequisites
Completion of All Mountain Level 4 or Level 4 (camp or lesson) OR confident on all types of single track terrain and able to climb and descend on blue level trails
  • Comfortably rides trails such as:
    • Fired Up, Dragon Slayer, Tender Vittles
  • Comfortably rides a 8-10 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • Eastlands, West Bragg Creek, Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails

Level 6
All Mountain Level 6 is for kids looking to test their skills and push the limits. Participants prepare to tackle steeper, more technical terrain in all disciplines. They will continue to develop as a well-rounded cross country and downhill rider and have the skills required to take on the next step.
Prerequisites
Completion of All Mountain Level 5 OR confident on all types of single track terrain including trails with large jumps and drops, and able to climb and descend on blue level trails
  • Comfortably rides trails such as:
    • Fired Up, Dragon Slayer, Tender Vittles, Safari Planet, BBQ Jello
  • Comfortably rides 10 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • Eastlands, West Bragg Creek, Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails
View dates & book »

Sessions:
  • Wednesday, July 5 – Wednesday, August 30 OR
    Thursday, July 6 – Thursday, August 31
Time:
  • 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Price:
  • $270
  Equipment Required
  • Helmet
    • Full face and armour not mandatory, but a half shell is recommended for cross country days
  • Water bottle/Camel Pack
  • Suitable mountain bike with gears and hand brakes
    • Does not need to be full suspension and rentals are available
    • Ex. Norco Fluid, Norco Charger

  Optional Equipment
  • Knee pads
  • Gloves
  • Bike repair kit
All Mountain Enduro
Our All Mountain Enduro Program focuses on introducing and developing athletes in the discipline of Enduro. This fast-paced, high fitness discipline is the fastest growing in mountain biking today, so get ready to go fast and push yourself to the limit. In this program, participants will visit other local trails on select Saturday sessions, including the Canmore Nordic Centre, West Bragg Creek, and Moose Mountain.
Key Goals
  • Develop fitness
  • Introduce athletes to exciting new discipline

Prerequisites
  • Physically fit and well-rounded rider
  • Comfortably rides 10 km loop in one of the following areas:
    • West Bragg Creek
    • Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Experienced other areas, such as:
    • Fernie – Aggravated Assault, Alternate Flight Pattern
    • Moose Mountain – T-Dub, Race of Spaces
    • Canmore Nordic Centre – Black Coal Chutes
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails


Sessions:
  • June 1 - September 23
Time:
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Price:
  • $1175
Holidays (no training):
  • July 1, August 5, September 2
Additional Costs:
  • $20 for van rental for out-trips, only if utilized
  Equipment Required
  • Helmet
    • Recommend both a freeride/cross country helmet and full face
  • Knee/elbow pads
  • Water bottle/Camel Pack
  • Suitable mountain bike with gears and hand brakes
    • Downhill bikes are not recommended
    • Does not need to be full suspension and rentals are available
    • Ex. Norco Range
  Optional Equipment
  • Knee pads
  • Gloves
  • Bike repair kit
Downhill / Freeride
Our downhill/freeride program begins to hone in on skills and develop freeride-specific riding. This program utilizes some single-track terrain to develop skills and fitness with the primary goal of develop speed and skills on challenging downhill trails.

Participants travel to Fernie Mountain Resort over the weekend of August 19 and 20.
Prerequisites
  • Physically fit and well-rounded rider
  • Experienced other areas, such as:
    • Fernie – Aggravated Assault, Alternate Flight Pattern
    • Moose Mountain – T-Dub, Race of Spaces
    • Canmore Nordic Centre – Black Coal Chutes
  • Remain in full control of speed and direction on moderately steep and technical single track trails


Sessions:
  • July 4 – August 31
Time:
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Price:
  • $875
Holidays (no training):
  • August 5, September 2
Additional Costs:
  • WinSport season pass, mountain day lift tickets
  Equipment Required
  • Helmet
    • Full face and half shell not required but recommended
  • Knee/elbow pads
  • Neck brace recommended
  • Water bottle/Camel Pack
  • Suitable mountain bike with gears and hand brakes
    • Does not need to be full suspension and rentals are available
    • Ex. Norco Aurum, Norco Range, Norco Sight
  Optional Equipment
  • Knee pads
  • Gloves
  • Bike repair kit