Discover the joy of cross-country skiing with our free lessons, available to all adults in the community. In collaboration with Marathon County, the Wausau Nordic Ski Club proudly provides a unique opportunity for adult learners. This comprehensive package includes complimentary ski equipment, trail passes, and expert lessons. Click the links below for more.
* Link active when sign up is available. Registrations open the Wednesday prior to each class.
2024 Lesson Dates
Lessons will be held at Nine Mile on Tuesdays Evenings:
January 23 with January 30 "rain-date".
Please monitor this website for cancellations due to severe cold or other weather-related conditions. On Facebook? "Like" our page to receive timely notifications of any announcements or changes.
Your attention to these channels will ensure that you stay informed about any updates regarding our lessons.
Instructors and Facilities
Our experienced instructors from the Wausau Nordic Ski Club will guide you through the learning process. The Marathon County partnership ensures that trail passes and equipment rental fees are waived for the duration of the lessons.
To facilitate effective learning, we organize groups based on skill levels, ensuring an intimate and quality experience. Our classes are designed for various proficiency levels, allowing you to focus on specific techniques and skills.
Night Skiing at Nine Mile
Experience the magic of night skiing on Nine Mile's beautifully lit trails. This unique setting enhances the overall skiing experience, creating unforgettable moments for all participants.
Choose classes based on your skill level and the techniques you wish to enhance. Explore the class descriptions to find the perfect fit for your learning goals.
Adult lessons are proudly fueled by the dedication and passion of our volunteers.
There is no cost to participate.
Donations are welcome and appreciated - your support sustains our mission and continued growth. Join us in building a community where the love for skiing and giving back go hand in hand!
Secure your spot in our classes by registering online. Weekly class registrations open every Wednesday for the sessions held the following Tuesday.
Registration for the first week's lesson begins once Nine Mile Trails officially opens, typically around December 15, following a significant snowfall. Look for the registration link on this page when it becomes available.
Embark on your cross-country skiing journey with the Wausau Nordic Ski Club.
Please refrain from registering unless you are genuinely committed to attending. "No-shows" diminish the chance for others to make the most of the learning experience!