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.
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
Amazing deals on new ski and snowboard equipment.
9am to 5pm
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, November 1st, 6pm to 8pm or Saturday, November 2nd, 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.
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.
$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.
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
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.
3 days totalling a minimum of 18 hours (including evaluations).
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
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.
Bring a non – perishable food item or monetary donation for Feed Nova Scotia and have you name entered to win a Martock Prize Pack.