Events

Oct
9
Wed
Milk Sport Fair – Martock/ NSSBD/ Burton Riglet Park
Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day

We’re excited to partner with Nova Scotia Snowboard to  expose kids to snowboarding in the Burton Riglet Park. 
Milk Sport Fair
In an effort to encourage activity and healthy lifestyles amongst Nova Scotia’s youth, Sport Nova Scotia introduced the first sport fair as an interactive exhibition of sport in 2002 at Exhibition Park in Halifax. In 2003, Sport Nova Scotia promoted the event to elementary and Jr. high schools throughout Halifax Regional Municipality as an option for school field trips. Themed “find a sport that fits,” the event attracted thousands of students throughout the region. Dairy Farmers of Canada joined forces with Sport Nova Scotia as the event’s title sponsor and the “Milk Sport Fair” was born. The Milk Sport Fair remained in HRM until a second annual event was introduced in the fall of 2005 at Cape Breton University. The event was a huge success with more than 3,300 students attending. Since then, the Milk Sport Fair is hosted twice a year (spring and fall) in communities throughout Nova Scotia. More than 60,000 students, teachers and parents have experienced the excitement of amateur sport through Milk Sport Fair events in Halifax, Sydney, Yarmouth, Wolfville, Antigonish, Amherst, Berwick, and Truro. 

Oct
18
Fri
Cleve’s Lodge Sale
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day

Amazing deals on ski and snowboard equipment and clothing!

Friday October 18 – 5pm to 9pm
Saturday October 19 – 9am to 5pm
Sunday October 19 – 9am to 5pm

Oct
26
Sat
Cleve’s Lodge Sale
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day

Amazing deals on new ski and snowboard equipment.

9am to 5pm

Nov
2
Sat
Martock Ski Race Club Used Equipment Sale Sale
Nov 2 all-day

Sale of new and gently used skis, snowboards, helmets, boots, poles, snowshoes, cross-country gear, and gently worn, still in style outdoor clothing.

New ski / snowboard equipment from Cleve’s Sporting Goods.

Drop off consignment items at Ski Martock Lodge – Friday, October 26th 6pm to 8pm or Saturday, October 27th 8:30am to 10am.

Pick up unsold items Sunday November 3 10am to 11:30am.

You receive 70% of the sale price on your sold items. Martock Ski Race Club receives 30% commission.

CASH, Debit, and Credit Card sales only – no cheques please.

Remember CASH = Quicker checkout.

MSRC Athletes will offer wax tune-ups on-site for $10.

Dec
14
Sat
First Weekend for Feed Nova Scotia
Dec 14 – Dec 15 all-day

Bring a non – perishable food item or monetary donation for Feed Nova Scotia and have you name entered to win a Martock Prize Pack. 

https://www.feednovascotia.ca/

Tentative Opening Date!
Dec 14 all-day
Dec
20
Fri
School Break Holiday Break
Dec 20 2019 – Jan 6 2020 all-day
Dec
21
Sat
Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors Level 1
Dec 21 – Dec 23 all-day

Who Should Take This Course?

You should take this course if you love to snowboard, and have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding. You should be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group.

Am I Ready?

The Level 1 Instructor standards require you to pass both riding and teaching evaluations. In order to help you achieve success on the course, we suggest you take the following steps in preparation, if they are available to you:

Spend time working as an assistant/apprentice instructor, in order to see a beginner lesson in action.
Book a lesson with a current CASI Level 1 Evaluator to get feedback on your riding ability in relation to the technical standard.
Complete the Level 1 course e-prep workshops.
Cost:

$396.24 / Retest $125.46
*10% late fee added if registered after the deadline date. Taxes and lift tickets are not included in course fees.

Pre-requisites:

15 years of age on the first day of the course (ID must be presented on Day 1)
Must be fluent in either English or French
Able to demonstrate comfortable and safe riding skills on intermediate terrain
Description:

The CASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor certification course is open to strong intermediate snowboarders, aged 15 years and older. Candidates on the Level 1 Course will spend time exploring snowboarding technique and teaching methods across a variety of venues, both on-snow (up to and including intermediate terrain) and during indoor presentations.

The CASI Level 1 course is an introductory course, designed to give successful candidates the skills necessary to begin their role as a new instructor in the industry. Beginner teaching methods, understanding of basic snowboard technique, as well as lesson planning and effective communication skills will be addressed.

Candidates will receive coaching on their snowboarding, as well as feedback on their teaching skills, with the goal of reaching the Level 1 standard in both of these areas. They will also receive suggestions and strategies for long-term development. The successful candidate is certified to teach beginner snowboarders up to the Novice Turn level.

The Level 1 certification is a pre-requisite for the CASI Level 2 Instructor certification, as well as the Park Instructor course.

Course Duration:

3 days totalling a minimum of 18 hours (including evaluations). 
https://casi-acms.com/index.php/en/courses/level-1-instructor

Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance – Level 1 Instructors Course
Dec 21 – Dec 23 all-day

Certifications
Level 1 Certification Description
The Level 1 ski instructor certification is for any competent parallel skier, aged 15 years or older, and seeking to work as a ski instructor. The Level 1 candidate can expect to be exposed to a variety of terrain, snow conditions and terrain features.

The 3 day level 1 course is an introduction to ski teaching, CSIA technique and methodology, and the role of ski teaching within the ski industry. It combines the basics of practical ski teaching methods, technical understanding and development of guest service skills, specifically addressing children’s skiing.

The level 1 certification course includes:

An introduction to CSIA skiing and teaching methodology
Strategies to develop skiers from entry level to intermediate
Techniques and strategies for effective assessment and development
Personal feedback on ski performance
Interactive preparatory online module
Course Guide: click here

Registration: Click here
Course Guide: click here

Following your registration, an access code to the online module will be emailed to you. This 20-minute interactive module introduces concepts that will be used through the course: Decision Making for Instructors, The Gliding Experience (beginner progression), Technical Reference, and Responsible Teaching. Candidates are responsible for this information as part of the course curriculum.

Upon successful completion of a Level 1 CSIA course, you become a member of the CSIA and are billed annually for membership dues by the National Office. Membership benefits are available to you provided your membership dues are fully paid.

For any questions related to the Level 1, please contact your regional coordinator.

Jan
4
Sat
CASI L1 Park Course
Jan 4 – Jan 5 all-day

Who Should Take This Course?

You should take this course if you are a Level 1 instructor with a love of freestyle snowboarding. You should have a desire to introduce new students to snowboarding in the park safely and successfully. You should also be confident and comfortable both communicating and demonstrating in front of a group.

Am I Ready?

The Park Instructor Level 1 standards require you to pass both riding and teaching evaluations. In order to help you achieve success on the course, we suggest you take the following steps in preparation, if they are available to you:

Spend time working as an instructor, honing your presentation and class management skills.
Take a session with a current CASI Park Level 1 Evaluator to get feedback on your riding ability in relation to the technical standard.
You may also take the Park 1 course as a non-testing participant. Participate in the course and improve your teaching and riding skills without participating in the exams. Non-testing participants will not receive the Park 1 certification but at the completion of the course will receive a certificate of participation.

Cost:

$291.69 / Retest $125.46

To celebrate CASI’s 25th anniversary, you’ll automatically save $25.00 at check out!
*10% late fee added if registered after the deadline date. Taxes and lift tickets are not included in course fees.

Pre-requisites:

Current CASI Level 1 Instructor
Must be fluent in either English or French
Able to demonstrate comfortable and safe riding skills on intermediate terrain, as well as basic terrain park features.
Description:

The CASI Park Instructor certification course is open to members with a minimum Level 1 Instructor Certification. Candidates on the course will spend time exploring snowboarding technique and teaching methods as they relate to introductory terrain park and freestyle snowboarding.

The Park Instructor course is an introductory course, designed to give successful candidates the skills necessary to introduce students to the terrain park and freestyle snowboarding safely. Progression-based teaching methods, understanding of basic freestyle techniques, as well as lesson planning and effective communication skills will be addressed. Candidates will receive coaching on their snowboarding, as well as feedback on their teaching skills, with the goal of reaching the Park Instructor standard in both of these areas. They will also receive suggestions and strategies for long-term development. The successful candidate is certified to take students into freestyle terrain, and teach introductory / basic manoeuvres on beginner terrain park features.

Course Duration:

2 days totalling a minimum of 12 hours (including evaluations).