Hanson Hills Recreation Area
Grayling, Michigan (989)348-9266
Winter Programs and Events

Fall-Winter Events

Michigan Cup 6 Hour Relay
(NORDIC SKI RACE)
(3 person teams) Men, Women, and Co-Ed divisions.  Relaxed start, each member must complete at least 1 timed 5KM loop between 10:00 am and 4:00pm. Most combined individual laps determine winning team.

DATE: January 4, 2014               
TIME: 10:00-4:00pm                              
LOCATION: HANSON HILLS         
DISTANCE: 5-100KM                    
DISCIPLINE:  FREESTYLE  /CLASSIC          
FEE:  $45 PER TEAM


COTE DAME MARIE SKI LOPPET :
NORDIC SKI EVENT): RACE WEBSITE
www.graylingnordic.com

Event
features Friday night KIDS race at the Cross Country Ski Shops lighted trails, Men's and Women's MI-CUP points races, as well as both Classic and Skate Citizens events.  Custom awards to first 250 registered, Overall/Age Group awards, and Banquet Luncheon.

DATE: January 17-18, 2014                     
TIME: VARIED                           
LOCATION: HANSON HILLS         
DISTANCES: 15KM,30KM                             
DISCIPLINE:  FREESTYLE/CLASSIC           
FEE: VARIED

WINTER FUN DAYS:
Winter Fun Days is always the first weekend in February.  Lots of fun things to do starting Friday with Dollar night, DJ outside and a marshmallow roast over the campfire.  The events continue Saturday & Sunday with free lift tickets and trail passes.  Other events include, Big Air Competition, Chili Cook off, Sled Box Race, and our 2nd Annual Paintball Biathlon.

DATE:  January 31-February 2, 2014              
LOCATION: HANSON HILLS
   

Winter Fun Days Schedule of Events:  
Cardboard Sledbox Registration:
Big Air Competition Registration:
Paintball Biathlon Registration:
Business Chili Cook Off Registration:


HANSON HILLS CLASSIC
:

(NORDIC SKI RACE)

14KM Classic Interval Starts based on Age Group. Overall and Age Group Awards.

DATE: February 16, 2014
TIME: 10:00AM RACE START
LOCATION: HANSON HILLS
DISTANCE: 14KM
DISCIPLINE: CLASSIC
FEE: $20


Registration Form


Hanson Hills & Cross Country Ski Headquarters
Paintball Biathlon


A great End of ski season event!  Cross Country Skiing mixed with shooting targets with paintball guns!! Fun for all ages!!

DATE: March 22nd-23rd
LOCATION: HANSON HILLS (22ND) & CROSS COUNTRY SKI HEADQUARTERS (23RD)

Registration Form & Information

Citizens  Results (Hanson Hills)

Open Results (Hanson Hills)

Fall-Winter Programs

Youth Swim Classes:

This Program is geared toward youth ages 3-10 who want to learn to swim, or improve their swimming. These American Red Cross Certified courses are taught by Jessie Gordon a local certified instructor at the Ramada Inn of Grayling.

CLASSES OFFERED BEGINING FEBRUARY 24, 2014

TINY TOTS: (6weeks) (3-4 years old not in school)
Begins: February 24, 2014 (Monday's 2:00pm)
Max 6 per Class
CALL FOR CLASS AVAILABILITY 989-348-9266

LEVEL 2: (6 weeks) (5-7 years old)
Begins: February 26, 2014 (Wednesday's 4:00pm)
Max 15 per Class
CALL FOR CLASS AVAILABILITY 989-348-9266

LEVEL 3: (6 weeks) (7-9 years old)
Begins: February 24, 2014 (Monday's 4:00pm)
Max 15 per Class

CALL FOR CLASS AVAILABILITY 989-348-9266

FEE: $35 per student

LOCATION: RAMADA INN


FEBRUARY SWIM REGISTRATION FORM

GHS Sideline Cheerleading:

Registration Form


MHSAA Physical & Consent Form

FLAG FOOTBALL: (Click for Registration Form)

Flag football is for ages 6 thru 10.  This program offers your child the basic knowledge of football and teaches team skills.  The program offer direction in the basic fundamentals of football. 

DATE: September 9, 2014 (Parent Meeting) 
TIME: TBD per coach/parent meeting
AGES: 6 - 10                                                  
FEE: $25.O0

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                                 
DEADLINE: September 16, 2014

 HANSON HOPPERS SKI SCHOOL: 
 A six week program specially designed for children from ages 4-7 years old.  This program is animated and colorful in order to keep the attention of our young students.  Classes are held on Sundays at 12:30pm. Each Class will last an hour and a half, and then each student will be allowed to stay and ski the rest of the day.  Fee includes a lift ticket and rental for the day. 


DATE: January 5-February 16, 2014*
* Hoppers will not be held on February 2nd due to Winter Fun Days.                   
TIME: Sundays @ 12:30pm
AGES: 4-7yrs old                                                            
FEE: $120 Includes equipment and lift ticket

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                                 
DEADLINE:

 

Snowboard Academy: 

This is a six week class that is designed for the beginning snow boarder.  This program will teach students the basic fundamentals to snowboarding, including turning and stopping.  Each Class will last an hour and a half, and then each student will be allowed to stay and board the rest of the day. Fee includes a lift ticket and rental for the day. 

DATE: January 5-February 16, 2014*
 
* Hoppers will not be held on February 2nd due to Winter Fun Days.                   
TIME: Sundays @ 2:30pm
AGES: 8yrs or older                                           
FEE: $120 includes equipment and lift ticket

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                                 
DEADLINE:

 

 FREE DOWNHILL SKI LESSONS:
(SPONSORED BY GRAYLING YOUTH BOOSTERS)

This Program provides free Downhill ski lesson for Crawford AuSable School District  3rd & 4th graders. Program lasts for five weeks and is designed for first time skiers.

DATE: January 6, 2014                                       
TIME: Mon, Tue, or Wed 3:30pm-5pm
AGES:    CASD 3rd-4th Grade                               
FEE: FREE

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                                 
DEADLINE:  December 20, 2013

 FREE CROSS COUNTRY SKI LESSONS:
(SPONSORED BY GRAYLING ROTARY CLUB)

This Program provides ski Cross Country Ski lessons for Crawford AuSable School District 5th & 6th graders. Program lasts five weeks and is designed for first time skiers.

DATE: January 7, 2014                                   
TIME: Tue, Wed 3:30pm-5pm
AGES: CASD 5th-6th Grade                                  
FEE: FREE

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                                 
DEADLINE: December 20, 2013

GMS SKI TEAM:

This is a racing team for kids 5th grade to 8th grade.  Practices are 3 days a week with meets scheduled around northern Michigan against other schools.  Parents must provide all transportation

DATE:   January 4, 2014                                    
TIME: Thur 3:45pm-5:00pm
AGES: CASD 5th-8th Grade                                  
FEE: $35.00

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                                 
DEADLINE: January 4, 2014

 

HANSON HILLS RACE TEAM:
(SPONSORED BY AUSABLE FAMILY DENTAL)

This is a Sunday Race clinic for kids 3rd grade through 8th Grade.  Local coaches work with kids at their ability and teach them the fundamentals to slalom and giant slalom racing.  Not designed for first time skiers. Skiers Must have a Day Lift ticket or Season Pass.

DATE: January 12, 19, 26 and February 2nd.                                    
TIME: Sundays 12:30pm-2:30pm
AGES: CASD 5th-8th Grade                              
FEE: FREE

LOCATION: HANSON HILLS                               
DEADLINE:
January 12th

 

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