Bunnyrabbit Program

The Bunnyrabbit Program is the first level of the Active Start stage of development (children 5 years of age and younger). Program materials include an enrolment kit, a kid-friendly, age-appropriate booklet and skill award stickers. It has been developed in parallel with the first level of the competency-based National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP), which now provides coaching materials specific to the needs of this age group. The objective of the  program is to introduce cross-country skiing and the healthy lifestyle associated with it through organized activity and active play. In addition, the program is designed to:

Goals of this program:

  • Help children develop a positive self-image.
  • Be fun.
  • Provide children with the opportunity to make ski-friends.
  • Develop fundamental movement skills.
  • Help children develop an awareness and appreciation of our natural environment

Click on the image below to see a sample of the NEW Bunnyrabbit booklet!

Bunnyrabbit Enrolment Kit 2019-20:

The toque design inspiration is from a drawing by Kate Burridge Macdonald, winner of this year's JR toque design contest, from Bruce Ski Club, Hepworth, ON.


The toque is manufactured by Swix Apperal, and designed by Taiji Brand Group.

Coaches are trained to meet the needs of athletes at this stage of development by taking the Intro to Community Coaching  NCCP workshops

How to get involved with organizing a Skill Development Program (SDP) for your club?  This guidebook has all the information that you need to develop a program for your club. 

A Ski Playground is a designated location which has been developed to assist children to learn to ski naturally which provides a variety of skiing discovery.

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