Registration open for cross-country ski school

With winter quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about fun outdoor activities in the snow.

Registration is now open for the popular Cross-Country Ski School at Independence Oaks County Park. People of all ages can learn how to cross-country ski on some of the area’s premier groomed trails.

Classes will be held from 10 a.m.-noon on the following Saturdays: Jan. 3, 10, 17 and 31 and Feb. 7 and 14.

Cost is $15 per person and a daily pass or Annual Vehicle Permit is required for entry. Ski rental is included or participants can bring their own gear. Adaptive equipment can be reserved in advance.

The registration form is available at or by calling 248.858.0916.

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