ST. CLOUD -- Stearns County Parks Department is hosting a free chance to learn how to get started cross-country skiing.

The Prarie Woods Environmental Learning Center will be Warner Lake County Park on Saturday, providing equipment and instruction to help learn a few basics of cross-country skiing.

The event starts at 9:00 a.m and goes until Noon.

If you want to learn cross-country skiing basics and use the provided equipment, preregistration is required.

In order to pre-register, you can call the Stearns County Parks Department at 320-255-6172 or email them at with your name, phone number, email address, age, height, weight and shoe size.