Great Glen Kids (BKL) Ski Club
1st - 8th Graders
Sunday afternoons 1:30pm-3:30pm
The Great Glen BKL* Club is a weekly program that emphasizes the fun of skiing, making new friends, and learning and improving skiing skills.
(*BKL: Bill Koch League, a regional youth ski program, is named after Bill Koch, the first U.S. Olympic medalist in cross-country skiing.)
Head Coach: Sue Wemyss, Great Glen Ski School Director, 1984 Olympian with 25+ years teaching & coaching
Assistant Coach: Rachel Fithian, Past Gorham High School XC Ski Team Member, Elementary School Educator
Ski skills development
Fun games on skis
Hunts & Obstacle courses
Ski care clinics
Optional participation in the New England BKL Festival
10 Sundays beginning December 15th through March 8th
(no BKL on December 29th or Sunday February 16th)
Special introductory lessons Dec. 15th and Dec. 22nd for beginners.
Special Events: (separate pre-registration and fee required)
Sat & Sun Feb. 29th & Mar. 1st - New England BKL Festival, Great Glen Trails,
Performance Skills Program (PSP): Sue Wemyss offers advanced technique instruction in a series of four one-hour sessions to interested 7th & 8th grade Club members (6th graders with special permission). PSP skiers meet at 2:30 pm. There is an additional charge of $30 for participation in this program.
Jan. 5 and 12 classic (tentative)
Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 skate (tentative)
*Club Dues: $50 first child, $40 additional child(ren); Includes BKL membership with the New England Nordic Ski Association.
*First time NENSA members receive one year free NENSA membership AND 1/2 off GGBKL Club dues.
*Season pass or afternoon trail pass: $5 per session
*Equipment rental if needed: $5 per session
**Please note Great Glen’s winter season pass policy: When an adult purchases a winter season pass, that adult’s children aged 17 and under can get their season pass for free. Season passes purchased before December 1 are eligible for special discounting of the regular season pass rate.
Additional Benefit: Club members receive the team discount rate (20% off) for in-stock children’s ski equipment at Great Glen Outfitters.
Interested in having your kids join the Great Glen BKL Club?
Contact Sue Wemyss at Great Glen by calling (603) 466-3988 or emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out our online registration form. If registering your child via online form please also include a completed signed copy of the release form.
Return form via:
Route 16, Pinkham Notch
GGBKL Club, c/o Great Glen Trails
PO Box 278 Gorham, NH 03581