Mount Martin Ski Club offers an exciting and challenging ski racing program for children 6 to 16. MMSC is a member of the Upper Ottawa Valley Ski Zone (UOVSZ) which offers opportunities for friendly competition within the Valley. MMSC has also offered Adult Racing for those 19+ on weekday evenings for those club members looking to take their skills to a new level.
MMSC Welcomes Head Coach Grace Gaffney to the team for 2017 Season!
Mount Martin is pleased to announce that Grace Gaffney will be taking over the position of head coach this year for the Nancy Greene and Paterson alpine racing teams. Grace brings with her enthusiasm and passion for the sport of alpine racing. She and her family have been part of the racing program at Mount Martin, Mackenzie Highschool and Calabogie for a number of years. We are excited to introduce some youthful excitement and new ideas and approaches to the program this year. Grace is a certified CSCF member and will be supported by Heather Tumber and other parent volunteers.
A tentative schedule has been worked out for MMSC and in coordination with the Petawawa Ski and Snowboard Club. Grace has offered an optional initial training session on January 7th, 2016 to get the season started for those who are around during the Christmas break. The regular season will begin January 14th, 2016 at 2:00pm for training and our first race on Sunday January 15th, 2016! The season will include 4 local UOVSZ (Upper Ottawa Valley Ski Zone) races distributed between PSSC and MMSC, as well as the opportunity to race at the larger hills Pakenham and Calabogie.
TO BE ANNOUNCED Registration day is set for Saturday December xth, 2018 from x-xpm at the Deep River Town Hall. Download the form below to register.
See you on the slopes!
The Nancy Greene League is a fun team racing activity for young skiers up to age 12 as of December 31. Saturday lessons will emphasize racing technique as well as basic skills instruction. This is included in the racing fee. Do not sign up for other instruction in addition to the Nancy Greene program. Most races are held on Sundays. Participation at the races is very important in building our team, and team medals are awarded considering both participation and overall team technical results.
The Patterson (Senior) Racing series is a racing program open to skiers from 12 to 16 years of age as of December 31. Skiers compete as individuals and as a team. Racing instruction and coaching (included in the fee) are offered on Saturdays in Deep River. Races will be held in conjunction with the Nancy Greene league, at the various local and regional hills. Individual medals are awarded as well as overall team medals.
To enroll in the racing program the UOVSZ waiver form must be submitted before the first race. This form is distributed to racers at the start of the season.
Nancy Greene Racing (ages 6 – 12) ~ $125.00 (includes fees)
Patterson Racing (ages 12 – 16) ~ $125.00 (includes fees)
Adult Racing (ages 19+) ~ see Lessons page and registration form for details
Mount Martin Ski Club holds local club championship races for skiing and snowboarding at the end of the season for all members! Trophies and medals are awarded for boys and girls up to age 16 and to the Masters. This is a great way to try out racing and see if it’s for you and your family. Racing on the MMSC team is an excellent way to improve technique and visit some of the other community hills in the Ottawa Valley for a little variety.
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Contact Heather Tumber or email: email@example.com for more information.