PCSS offers the following summer Cross Country programs:


DEVO

Image result for kids trail runningXC Devo summer training is a fun way to stay active and build fitness during the off-season.   We focus on being outdoors, team-building and sportsmanship.  Practices include a variety of activities such as running, mountain biking, agility, games, relays, hiking, skills course, swimming and intro to rollerskiing. Participants will work on developing sport specific cross-country skills while increasing strength, flexibility and speed. We will offer two optional overnight camps.  Athletes can choose 2-4 days per week to train.

  • Dates: Summer (June 10 - Aug 16) and/or Fall (Aug 26-Oct 26)
  • Schedule:
    • Summer: Mon, Tues, Wed and/or Thurs, 9:30-11:30am
    • Fall: Mon, Wed, Thurs, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Ages: 10-12 years
  • Skill Requirement: Ability to ride a bike, hike, and run
  • Participant Maximum: N/A
  • Cost: $300, $400, $500

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DEVO PLUS

Image result for skate roller skiingDevo Plus Includes a variety of outdoor endurance activities including running, classic and skate rollerskiing, mountain biking, agility, games, relays, hiking, and swimming. More distance training is incorporated to prepare young athletes to join the Competitive Team. Skiers will begin to apply and understand basic training principles of cross country ski training. Practices will become more ski specific as the summer progresses and will include a variety of games, drills, speeds, intervals, distance sessions and technique workouts. The program helps promote a love of the outdoors, sportsmanship and teamwork.  We will offer two optional overnight camps.  Athletes can choose 2-4 days per week to train.

  • Dates: Summer (June 10 - Aug 16) and/or Fall (Aug 26-Oct 26)
  • Image result for trail running park citySchedule
    • Summer: Mon, Tues, Wed and/or Thurs, 9:30-11:30am
    • Fall: Mon, Wed, Thurs, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Ages: 12-14 years
  • Skill Requirement: Ability to ride a bike, run and rollerski. Has participated in Devo or similar program. 
  • Participant Maximum: N/A
  • Cost: $300, $400, $500

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Competitive Team

Related imageTraining focuses on building strength and endurance as well as developing technique. Skiers will train 5-6 days a week. Workouts will include running, classic and skate rollerskiing, strength training, biking, agility, speed, and technique. The spring and summer training is essential to building fitness, strength and endurance. The fall focus shifts to building max vo2 and power. During the winter season the Comp Team members compete in local, regional, national and international races. The team will also have 3-4 dryland or on snow training camps in summer and fall.  

  • Dates: Annual (4/29/19 - 3/06/20) or Summer (4/29 - 8/16) and/or Fall (8/26 - 10/25)
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri and some Sat
  • Ages: 14-18 years
  • Skill Requirement: Proficient in both classic and skate rollerskiing and running. Has participated in Devo+ program or equivalent. 
  • Participant Maximum: 30
  • Cost: Summer: $700, Fall: $500, Annual: $2,700

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Emma Garrard

Cross-Country Head Coach

Phone: 775-762-4675