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Lakeland Nordic Ski Team

Lakeland Nordic Ski Team



October 1 - October 31

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Fees cover expenses of skiing and vary by program level to cover training equipment, wax equipment, wax, race fees, trail fees, coaching, some lodging, some transportation.

  • If there is financial hardship, please contact Board President Marcus Guthrie (pastorguth [at] for application information.
  • Registration and fees are required before a skier can attend practice.
  • If a skier withdraws from the program within the first two weeks, a full refund is available.
  • NOTE: Other out of pocket expenses may occur.

 (These are electronically signed during the registration process.)

·         LNST code of conduct for HS or MS/ES

·         RACES Waiver-GENL and Waiver-WNSL

·         FUNDRAISING Agreement

·         PARENT VOLUNTEERING Agreement

·         CANCELLATION Agreement


GRADES 2-4, Elementary School (ES)
LNST coaches teach ES skiers how to ski through a fun and games.

·Fee: $100. Covers Coaching and MWP Trail Pass for practice nights only.

·Season: Monday December 4th through early March.

·Practices: Mondays & Thursdays 4:00-5:30p at Minocqua Winter Park (MWP). See more on PRACTICE HERE

·Races: Two optional fun race events at MWP. See schedule on RACES HERE (subject to change)

·Equipment Requirement: Classic waxless skis, classic boots, and classic poles.  See details on EQUIPMENT HERE. Rentals available upon request.

·Skill Level: Beginner and experienced skiers welcome.
·Head Coach: Sara Keuler, sara.keuler [at]

GRADES 5-8, Middle School (MS) LNST coaches work with MS skiers to explore ski training and racing on classic and skate skis.

·Fee: $200*. Covers Coaching, Race Fees, Wax Support, and MWP Season Trail Pass for 2023-2024.

·Season: Monday November 27th through early March.

·Practices: Mondays & Thursdays 4:00-5:30 at Minocqua Winter Park (MWP). Tuesdays optional, location varies, 4:00-5:30p. See more HERE.

·Races: Optional 6-13 races, Local to 3 hours away.  See RACE SCHEDULE HERE (subject to change) or CALENDAR.

·Equipment Requirements: Two sets of skis: Classic (wax) skis, classic boots, and classic poles AND Skate skis, skate boots, and skate poles. Details on EQUIPMENT HERE. Basic kick wax kit. Details on WAX HERE.

·Skill Level: Beginner and experienced skiers welcome.
·Head CoachChristel Kern, christel.kern [at]

GRADES 9-12, High School (HS) LNST coaches lead both a high school girls and boys nordic race teams, a recognized club sport by Lakeland Union High School. The HS skiers have opportunity to earn varsity letters and compete in the regional Wisconsin Nordic Ski League for individual and team championships. 

·Fee: $350. Covers Coaching, Training equipment, Race Fees, Wax Support, MWP Season Trail Pass for 2023-2024, and Transportation/Lodging. (Additional costs for overnight weekends may occur (e.g., food).)
·LUHS Requirement: Forms HERE . Turn in to LUHS Athletics Dept before first day of practice. (Not necessary for athletes in a Fall 2023 Sport.)

·Season: Monday October 30th through early March.

·Practices: Weekdays afterschool. Location varies. Transportation is provided to practice location. More on PRACTICES HERE

·Races: 13 races, 2 overnight weekends. Transportation is provided to races. See RACE SCHEDULE HERE (subject to change) or CALENDAR

·Equipment Requirements: Two sets of skis: Classic (wax) skis, classic boots, and classic poles AND Skate skis, skate boots, and skate poles. Details on EQUIPMENT HERE. Basic kick wax kit. Details WAX HERE.

·Skill Level: Beginner and experienced skiers welcome.
·Head Coach: Erich Kern, kern_erich [at]

*If you have purchased or will purchase (by 12/1/23) a 2023-24 family or student season pass at Minocqua Winter Park for your skier, then your LNST registration fee is reduced: MS Fee is $150.  If during registration you indicate you will purchase a MWP season pass and do NOT by 12/1/23, then you will owe MWP $85 for a student pass.

Want to learn more? 

NEW Families with kids in Grades 2-8:
– See MS/ES Program Overview slides HERE
-- Or, 
Join a 15-min. Program Overview Session. 
Email [email protected] to RSVP for one of these sessions:

Virtual Monday, October 9, 7:00 pm

Virtual Tuesday, October 17, 5:00 pm

Virtual Thursday, October 26, 6:00 pm

ALL HS Athletes & Families (Grades 9-12)
- Informational Meeting for the 2023-24 Season is MONDAY, OCT 23, 2023 at 6:00 pm, LUHS Commons

Questions? Email [email protected] 


Lakeland Nordic Ski Team
P.O. Box 1374 
Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548

Email: [email protected]

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