Archives by: Suki Cheyne

Bonus ‘GoFest’ Toonie Ride – Sunday May 22

NEXT TOONIE RIDE – MAY 22    Sponsors: Whistler Adventure School Sign-in: 5:30pm Whistler Adventure School, Function Junction Start: 6:30pm Course: Cheakamus Trails, click for map. This Toonie features the popular multi-use riverside trails - please respect other trail users and share the trail. Aprés: Whistler Adventure School, Function Junction Toonie Patrol/First Aid Tel#: 604.902.2104 (Add this to your phone now!) For 2016 Toonie schedule click here. Read more

Public comment period for South Chilcotin Mountains Park plan closes May 22

BC Parks is preparing management plans for nine protected areas in the Lillooet area. The provincial parks in the area were newly designated or enlarged. The South Chilcotin Mountains Park (previously named Spruce Lake Protected Area) and Big Creek Park plan is currently open for public comment and closes on May 22, 2016. At this stage in the management planning process BC Parks are looking for feedback on the final draft management plan for several areas. The revised draft management plan is presented ... Read more

Youth summer Dirt Camps go on sale April 1, 9PM

During the summer months WORCA holds youth dirt camps, fully coached and supported for three different ages ranging from 6 to 15. The focus of the Dirt Camps is safety, fun, and mountain bike skill development, in that order. Your son or daughter will be encouraged to develop in all three of these areas. Each camp will be capped with a 5:1 kid to coach ratio. Dirt camps run from 9am until 3pm from Monday to Friday and campers meet at ... Read more

First Trail Night for 2016: Thurs Mar 31

We're all SUPER EXCITED to get trail nights underway! Weekly trail nights begin Thursday this week. Which day of the week may vary from week to week until we get going with the Toonies at the start of May. DATE: Thursday 31st March 2016 TIME: 4:30pm MEETING POINT: At Runaway Train (the camper) off the highway MORE INFO: http://www.worca.com/trail-days/ QUESTIONS: Email trails@worca.com Read more

WORCA DIRT CAMPS are recruiting full time coaches. Deadline 8th April.

Qualifications: • Demonstrate our core values around WORCA DIRT CAMPS, Integrity, Community and Environment, Uncompromising Safety • Level 1 Mountain Bike Instructor Development Program course or equivalent mandatory • Previous mountain bike instructing experience • Minimum Current OFA Level 1 (B.C. Certified) an asset • Strong mountain bike skills • Good physical condition • Local trail knowledge • Required to complete a criminal record check Email: coach@worca.com with the following: Resume and Cover Letter. Closing deadline is April 8th. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Read more

Final ‘Final’ Trail Night! Tues Oct 6

We had such a great turn out at last week's 'final' Trail Night that we're doing another Final Trail Night! Trail days are a great way to give back to the trails we all love to ride. No experience is necessary, instruction and tools will be provided. Please bring a good pair of work gloves, tools if you have them, otherwise they will be provided, and water. For more information, click here. Meeting Time: 4pm till dark, Tues. Oct 6, 2015, bring gloves and clippers ... Read more

Top Trail Volunteers Of 2015

Superstar Trail Volunteers This season we ran 17 volunteer trail evening/morning sessions and 3 Trail Weekends. With 147 individuals amounting to more than 1130 man-hours or the equivalent of 28.25 x 40 hour weeks! A HUGE thanks go out to all those who came out to lend a hand building new trail and maintaining our existing network. Your dedication is appreciated. These volunteers attended the most trail days and worked super hard every time: Strongest female: Kris Ongman Most experienced male: Luke De Jager Dodgiest trooper: Craig Harris Junior ... Read more

2015 Lumpy Leidal Award goes to Camie Matteau Rushbrook

The WORCA AGM marks the presentation of the Lumpy Award which this year was presented by Youth Director Craig Mackenzie with Lumpy's parents, Gordon and Carleen Leidal, in attendance. 'Geoff "Lumpy" Leidal was a local athlete who was killed in an avalanche in 1998. In his honor, the Lumpy Leidal Award is presented each year to a local junior who has been found outstanding as a sportsperson, a volunteer and someone who epitomizes athleticism in our local youth. ' Source. The Lumpy's award ... Read more

Next Trail Night Weds. Sept 23

Date: Weds. Sept 23 2015 What: Cut Above – continue build. When: 4pm till dark, bring gloves and clippers if you have them Where: Meet at bottom of Danimal North next to exit to trail under power lines. Sponsors: Bear Back Riding, Chromag Read more

Eddie Bauer/ Fanatyk Co. WORCA Fundraiser Sept 22

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Eddie Bauer (new store location) Eddie Bauer & Fanatyk Co. are teaming up to run a 'tech-by-donation' WORCA fundraiser at Eddie Bauer's store tonight! Tuesday, September 22, 5pm - 8pm. Pop by with your bike for any light teching requirements; the price tag for the fixes is by donation on site to WORCA. Each donation also grants you an entry to a draw for one of two downhill day rental bike vouchers from Fanatyk Co. (armour not included). Read more