Beginner Cross-Country Ski Clinic, Tues., Jan. 14, and Sat., Jan. 18 sponsored by Pikes Peak Sierra Club. Jan. 14 indoor session, at Beidleman Environmental Center, 740 W. Caramillo, 6 p.m. Covers equipment and clothing. Jan. 18 outdoor session, location TBA, covers basic cross-country techniques. $20. Participants arrange own equipment rentals. To register, call 385-0045 or 303/660-5849.
Guided Hikes at Pueblo Mountain Park, 9161 Mountain Park Road, Beulah. Be prepared for cold. Most hikes last from 2 to 3 hours and are appropriate for adults and children over 12. $3. Note: If snow conditions are right, the hike may become a snowshoe outing. Sat., Jan. 11, 1 p.m. Sun., Jan. 26, 11 a.m. Nature Literature Hike, hear the words of nature writers. Registration required: 485-4444.
Ballroom Dance Classes at the Downtown YMCA. Learn swing salsa, tango, waltz, fox trot and rumba. Ongoing, register anytime. Wednesdays, 7:30 -9 p.m.; Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-3029 or 473-9622.
Swing in the Springs dance lessons and dancing, VFW Hall, 430 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $2-$5, every Sunday, 7:30-10 p.m. 310-3907.
Argentine Tango Workshop at Gotta Dance Studio, 3625 Betty Drive. Six Tuesdays starting Jan. 21. Beginners: 6 p.m.; intermediate: 7:15 p.m.; advanced 8:30 p.m.; $10 per class, $54 session, 475-0625. TangoSprings.com
Irish Step and Ceili Dancing, St. Brendan's Irish Dance Center, 3333 N. El Paso. Adult beginning Irish Step dancing and Ceili (Kay-lee) dance classes. Thurs., Jan. 9, through Thurs., Feb. 27, 6-7 p.m. Saint Brendan's Irish Dance Foundation $84 for 8 week class. 339-7297