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Summer Programs

PCSS offers the following summer Cross Country programs:

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DEVO

XC 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. Athletes can choose 2-4 days per week to train.  Athletes must own bikes and helmets to bike on Wednesdays. Rollerskis available to use during practice times. Option to rent boots and poles.

  • Dates: Spring (May 9 - June 2), Summer (June 13 - Aug 4) 
  • Schedule:
    • Spring: Mon & Wed 4:00-5:30pm 
    • Summer: Mon, Tues, Wed (mountain biking) and/or Thurs, 9:00-11:30am (times may vary based on activity)
  • Ages: 10-13 years (9 if recommended by director)
  • Skill Requirement: Ability to ride a bike, hike, and run
  • Participant Maximum: N/A
  • Cost: 
    • Spring: $200
    • Summer: $390 (2 days), $550 (3 days), $720 (4 days)
    • 4 Weeks Summer (must preselect weeks): - $290 (2 days), $450 (3 days), $620 (4 days)

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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.  Athletes must own bikes and helmets to bike on Wednesdays. Rollerskis available to use during practice times. Option to rent boots and poles.

  • Dates: Dates: Spring (May 9 - June 2), Summer (June 13 - Aug 4) 
  • Image result for trail running park citySchedule
    • Spring: Mon & Wed 4:00-5:30pm
    • Summer: Mon, Tues, Wed (mountain biking) and/or Thurs, 9:00-11:30am
  • Ages: 12-16 years
  • Skill Requirement: Ability to ride a bike, run and rollerski. Has participated in Devo or similar program. 
  • Participant Maximum: N/A
  • Cost: 
    • Spring: $200
    • Summer: $390 (2 days), $550 (3 days), $720 (4 days)
    • 4 Weeks Summer (must preselect weeks): - $290 (2 days), $450 (3 days), $620 (4 days)

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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 (May 9, 2022 - March 24, 2023) or Summer (May 3 - Aug 12) 
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri and some Sat
  • Ages: 14-19 years
  • Skill Requirement: Proficient in both classic and skate rollerskiing and running. Has participated in Devo+ program or equivalent is recommended. 
  • Participant Maximum: 36
  • Cost: Summer $950 (includes May), Annual: $3300

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Emma Garrard

Emma Garrard

Director & Head Devo Coach

Phone: 775-762-4675 ยท egarrard@parkcityss.org