Blackhawk's Outreach Program provides at-risk kids with an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in winter when they would otherwise be pent up inside. The participants, children ages six to 12, come from the Madison School and Community Recreation after school program.
Volunteers from Blackhawk Ski Club and Madison Nordic Ski Club teach the kids how to cross country ski. All kids now have ...
Blackhawk members, teams, and local clubs use Blackhawk's 60-acre campus for mountain biking! Ski slopes and cross country ski trails add up to fat tire fun in the spring, summer and fall seasons.
Programs include time trials and racing. Single track, screaming downhills with lots of terrain, Straight ups and downs, and big double track climbs challenge even the best riders. The east ...
Blackhawk has approximately 5km of cross country trails. Blackhawk makes snow and grooms its trails. Trails are lit during hours of operation. Members can ski the Blackhawk groomed trails during normal club hours or access through the pedestrian gate at other times. Blackhawk trails connect with the Pleasant View Golf Course.
Blackhawk partners with the Madison Nordic Ski Club to offer ...
The Nordic (Cross Country, or XC) Kids program is for elementary school students, grades K-5, of all abilities. Skiers focus on learning to ski while having fun.
Participants can use Blackhawk boots, skis and poles for this program. Parents are required to volunteer and be on Blackhawk premises during program.
Ski jumping is a year-round sport at Blackhawk! Our jumping facilities are some of the best in the nation. Blackhawk was the first ski jumping club in the Western hemisphere to successfully install plastic mats for year-round training. All of Blackhawk’s ski jumps have plastic mats and steel track for training in the non-snow months.
Ski jumps are designed for the jumper...
The Blackhawk Alpine Race Team (BART) is an introduction to alpine ski racing with 3 levels:
BART Development: for 10 year old and under skiers who have an interest in alpine (downhill) ski racing.
BART: an alpine (downhill) ski race team.
The Alpine Ski School for Children, also called our Flight Programs, is comprised of four levels of ski instruction for children:
Pre-Flight: Very young (aged 4-6) first time skiers.
First Flight / Second Flight: Provide group instruction to children who can turn or stop, or kids (ages 6 or older) with no skiing experience.