Cross Country Skiing in Northern Ontario
Dryland Testing Camp
The purposes of this camp are to set benchmarks for training progress, and to establish technique cues in weight-lifting and roller-skiing.
Friday June 23rd
2pm: Meet at Nipissing University Athletics Building- 100 College Drive.
- Camp meeting in Lower Boardroom
- 3.1km uphill running test (varsity)
- 1.2km uphill running test (U16 juniors)
6pm: Team dinner at the Lake Nipissing waterfront – 225 Memorial Drive.
Saturday June 24th *Athletes to bring a lunch to practice or return to residence for lunch.
9am: Meet at Nipissing University Athletics Building- 100 College Drive.
Ski Erg Critical Power Test. (NB revised protocol: maximal efforts over 30 seconds, 2 minutes, and 4 minutes with 5 minutes recovery between intervals)
U16 skiers- double poling technique and 10 second sprints
Exercise Physiology Laboratory
2pm: Nipissing Athletics Weight Room.
Functional Movement Screening and Weight-lifting technique.
4pm pick-up from Nipissing Athletics Foyer
Sunday June 25th
9am: Meet outside Nipissing University Athletics Building- 100 College Drive.
- Skate rollerskiing technique work.
- Starting with activation and drills from parking lot #9 and finishing with College Drive repeats.
Noon camp departure from Nipissing Athletics Foyer
- outdoor running shoes
- indoor running shoes
- skate rollerskis, poles, boots and helmet
- water bottle and holder
- rain jacket and hat
Camp cost: $75 including team meal on Friday evening
Camp registration: https://events.eply.com/DrylandTestingCamp20233371405
Camp participants: 13-17 years old, alongside varsity skiers
Camp capped at 21 participants
Camp accommodations: Nipissing residences
Single Room $48.50/night
4-Bedroom Suite $116.25/night
Nightly (plus HST)
To reserve accommodations on campus, please contact:
(705) 474-3450 ext. 4808
Please register for this NOD training camp in Parry Sound July 2nd!
It’s a great way to connect with teammates over the sunny and hot months for a roller ski and maybe even swim (weather pending)!
July 2 2023 Single day – On and off Rollerskis dryland camp – Nobel
Ages: Open with target group U14 to U18
Location: McDougall Recreation Center
10 am Meet your peers in sport
10:10 am warmup jog and dynamic warmup
10:30 am movement skills
11:30 am movment skills on Roller skis
12:00 noon lunch, hang out with all
12:30 easy roller ski starts
1:30 pm U14 done for the day (suggested)
2:30 pm U16 done for the day (suggested)
3:00 pm U18 done
We have access to the rink in case of adverse weather
3:30 travel home
Classic and skate roller skis
Classic and skate poles with road tips
Water and snacks, lunch
Clothing for adverse weather