Programs & Lessons

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Radical Riders

RADICAL RIDERS 2019    ($150 inc trail passes or $235 inc Seasons pass)

 

This five week learn-to-mountain bike program covers a variety of skills that will focus on FUNdamentals. Through activities and games, Radical Riders will learn riding techniques such as climbing, descending, obstacles, braking, gearing, and how to properly adjust their bike to fit themselves.

Spring Session:

Saturdays 10am-12pm May 11-June 8

Saturdays 1pm-3pm May 11 – June 8

Sundays 10am-12pm May 12 – June 9

Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm May 16-June 13

Fall Session:

Saturdays 10am-12pm Sept 7-Oct 12 **no class on Sept 21**

Sundays 10am-12pm Sept 8-Oct 6

 

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RADICAL RIDERS TEENS

RADICAL RIDERS TEENS

     ($150 inc Trail passes  $235 inc Seasons pass)

 

 

(13-15 years of age)

Radical Riders teens are for young teens with an interest in becoming more skilled on the trails. With a focus on obstacles, corners, and singletrack riding this course will help teens develop the skills to be a more confident rider.

Spring Session

Saturdays 1pm-3pm May 11- June 8

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CAMP HARDWOOD

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURES CAMP 2019    $235 (ages 5-10)  – Early bird pricing of $215 until May 1st.

MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMP 2019  $285  (6-13 years of age) – Early bird pricing of $270 until May 1st.
Camp Hardwood provides an exciting  day camp experience. Choose from our Specialized Mountain Bike Camp or the Outdoor Adventures Camp. We offer camp in weekly sessions starting July 2nd and ending August 24th. Theme days, camp games, and lots of outdoor adventures add to the memorable summer experience at Camp Hardwood. HIGH SKILLS July 15th will be a week for kids and young teens with intermediate mountain bike experience.  Come for some high level coaching, guided rides with some on Ontario’s top riders, and a week of sharing the trails with athletes here training for the National Championship race the following weekend. 

Check us out at the Camp Open House   May 25th 10am-3pm

Hours:  8:30am -4:15pm Mondays to Fridays

Activities Include:   (Bike Camp only)
– Trail Riding & Adventure Park Skills B
 Entry into Wednesday Night Race & Dinner with Parents B
– Bike Maintenance B
– Disc Golf

-Archery
– Low Ropes Course
– Beach Volleyball
– Fun Outdoor Challenges & Group Games
– Orienteering and Leadership

Our Staff
Camp Hardwood employs senior high school and college/university students who possess a strong background in riding, leadership and working with children. The Staff are ready to lead the campers through lots of fun, learning and adventures.

Weeks:
1: July 2-5 (4 day week is discounted)
2: July 8-12
3: July 15-19 – MTB High Skills Week Option Available
4: July 22-26
5: July 29-Aug 2
6: August 6-0 (4 day week is discounted)
7: August 12-16
8: August 19-23

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Mountain Bike Rentals available $110 per week -limited availability

School Groups

School Groups

Bring your class for a day of Mountain Biking, Low Ropes, Disc Golf, Archery, Orienteering, or Human Foosball.  Students are inspired to work with each other to explore, learn and play. We will tailor the day to meet your class’ needs.

School Group Information Click Here

For available dates please contact programs@hardwoodskiandbike.ca

HARDWOOD NEXT WAVE

Hardwood Next Wave

To provide an enriching environment that cultivates excellence in skills, performance, and attitude through a tradition of teamwork, commitment, and humility. Our ultimate goal at Hardwood Next Wave is to develop life-long cycling ambassadors, from enthusiasts to World Cup athletes, where everyone can experience the values and joy cycling can foster.

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RIDE BETTER

RIDE BETTER

Try one of our clinics to improve your mountain bike skills. Lead by instructors with years of experience. Clinics are offered Saturday or Sunday mornings at 10 am. A trail pass is included in the cost of the clinic. 3-6 participants/clinic.

Ride Better Level 1      10am-12pm

Learn the basics if you are new to single track but comfortable on a bike.  Our instructors will help you gain confidence and get you rolling into this fun sport :

 Sat May 4th          Sun August 11th

Sat June 8th         

$69 includes a full day trail pass

Ride Better Level 2        10am-12pm

Ride faster, bigger, better.  This 2-hour clinic is for riders who have experience mountain biking but want to increase their skill and confidence.

Topics include corners, obstacles, climbs, and descents.

Sun June 2nd

Sat  August 17th

$69 Includes Trail Pass

$59 for Season’s Pass holder

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

 

 

Beginner Lessons: Getting started Individuals and groups can sign up for private lessons with a trained instructor. Each lesson is 1 hour and can be booked between 10:00am and 3:00pm. All lessons must be booked three days in advance over the phone, and a trail pass must be purchased.

$59 per person (additional person $29)

Intermediate Skill Session: Go Faster Individuals and groups can sign up for a 1.5 hour skill session with one of our trained instructors.  You will get a skill focused session with open ground and on trail skill development.  Conquer the trails.

$115 per person (additional person $45)

** Ages 6-8 must be accompanied by an adult **

WOMEN’S CLINIC

WOMEN’S CLINIC

Hardwood Ski and Bike invites women to one of our women’s clinics. These clinics will offer instruction for beginner and intermediate recreational riders.  Our instructors will help you conquer the trails, regardless of your experience.  Come with friends or make new ones.

3 Hour Clinics  9:30am- 12:30pm    – $120

  • Instruction for Beginner/Intermediate Level
  • Focus on Skill Development & Technique
  • Trail Riding
  • Includes Snacks and Trail Pass

Dates: Saturday May 11th    or    September 7th

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CYCLO-CROSS CLINIC

CYCLO-CROSS CLINIC – $99

September 4th, 2019 5:30-7:30pm

This 2 hour clinic is for beginner and intermediate riders looking to get a leg up (and over) on the season. Work through the series course with Rob Holmgren- cyclocross coach for Team Hardwood Next Wave.   

  • Riding Position
  • Mounting/Dismounting
  • Shouldering
  • Cornering
  • Acceleration
  • Riding in snow, mud and sand
  • Climbing/Descending
  • Bike Set-up/Maintenance
  • Clothing and Equipment
  • Race Tactics

 

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NCCP COACHING COURSE

NCCP Let’s Ride Intro to Community Coaching

 

The Community Initiation Coaching Course is a National Coaching Certified Program (NCCP) for coaches who will primarily work with novice pre-competitive cyclists at the community level. The focus is on FUNdamentals, Learn to Train, and Train to Train development stages of the Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD). This course is geared towards volunteers, parents, recreational program administrators and counselors.

The course will be a combination of the  “Let’s Ride” Coaching development (5H) and a Basic Cycling Skills (8H) to combine good coaching practices and an understanding on delivery and analysis of  basic cycling skills

You will require riding experience to enroll in this course.

Dates: April 26th 2pm-8pm and April 27th 9am-3pm

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Book your own course – good for highschool coaches or community programs :  contact programs@hardwoodskiandbike.ca  for details

CORPORATE GROUPS

CORPORATE GROUPS

Hardwood Ski and Bike is situated in the picturesque forests of the picturesque forests of Oro-Medonte which makes it the ideal location to host a corporate outing. Mountain biking, disc golf, volleyball, Low Ropes, Archery and orienteering will encourage teamwork and communication which are skills that can be transferred back to the workplace.

Meeting space with AV equipment and full catering are available. Rejuvenate your staff and their spirits by rewarding them with a visit to Hardwood Ski and Bike this summer.