Ongoing Programs at Rikert Nordic 2015-16

MOM’S (Dad’s too) MONDAYS:  Call for pulk availability:  802-443-2744.

pulk-sledsYou don’t need a babysitter to get out!  Monday Mornings are for Moms and Dads too.  This program is designed for the stay at home caregiver who would like to get out and ski with their child in a pulk.  Our pulks, called KinderShuttle, made by Wilderness Engineering (, allow families to recreate in the winter outdoors in good or bad weather!  The KinderShuttle was designed with the outdoors in mind.  Go in any weather. 

At Rikert you can rent a pulk and skis if needed and meet-up with other “Moms” who want do the same and create your own fun group.   Ski for an hour or two.  Rikert’s trail system is designed so your group can easily loop back to the center.  After your ski, enjoy a warm cup of soup.  Skating or classical, all paces/speeds welcome.

  • Own your own pulk?  Purchase a trail pass and join our “Mom’s” ski group.
  • No child in tow?  Purchase a trail pass and join our “Mom’s” ski group, no child needed!


  • $25 (40% savings), includes Adult Trail Pass, 2 hour pulk rental, and a bowl of soup.
  • $10 if you are a Rikert Season’s Pass holder.

Lesson packages for children

Please note that you need to call 802-443-2744 or email in advance to to sign up and reserve your child’s spot.  


Rikert’s Toddler program is designed to get you and your child outside – skiing separately.  Our Toddler Tuesday program teaches your child, aged 3-5, to learn to ski in a supportive and fun environment with our Rikert instructors.  Fun is the name of the game.  If we aren’t skiing, we’ll sled or explore the woods.  While your child is in their ski lesson, the parent is free to ski or take a lesson as well.   1 hour

Program will begin when conditions permit, 12:30—1:30pm.

Package includes: child ski lesson & rental, snack break (parent provided) and parent-only ski time.  Cost: $45 – (33% savings).


kid on skisOur Saturday morning program for 3.5 -5 year olds will introduce them to skiing and fun. We will begin when the Bill Koch League begins their Saturday  program, meeting at 10:15 and finishing about 11:00. Our shop has some real ski boots beginning with size 26. For those who would prefer, we have a few new sets of over – snowboot skis and bindings, great for the younger ones who may prefer to stay in their cozy snow boots.

Cost: $20 per session (includes rental, trail pass and instruction).


This new program for 6-13 year olds is geared to the beginning youth skier who may not feel comfortable in a large group of kids. We will be meeting Saturday afternoons and will learn to ski when conditions permit and the group can snowshoe as an alternative. Our goal is to be outside having fun in and out of the woods. Our Instructors are eager to hit the trails and show this group how much fun it can be.   Saturdays  1:30 – 2:45


  • $25 per session (includes rental, trail pass and instruction)
  • $10 Bring a buddy to join in for an additional $10.