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The Best Cross-Country Skiing in the Kawarthas!

  • Located just 40 minutes north of Peterborough, and 2 hours from Toronto
  • Groomed ski trails, including 34 km of classic trails and 13.5 km of skating trails; plus 10 km of wilderness trails
  • New snowshoe trail following a 10 km loop through beautiful Canadian Shield terrain
  • Four picturesque trail-side cabins equipped with wood stoves and first-aid equipment
  • Patrolled on weekends by the Canadian Ski Patrol
  • Beautiful trails in a wilderness setting
  • Fantastic accommodations in the area—make a weekend of it!
  • Both classic and skate skis available for rent from local nordic retailers
  • Exciting educational programs for skiers of all ages and abilities
  • Pay-and-Display day passes available at the trails
  • Yearly memberships available
  • Sorry, no dogs are allowed on the trails

Program and Membership Registration

Important: Youth program and membership registration for the 2014/2015 season will begin after Thanksgiving. Please check back here for details and specific opening date. When registration opens, past members will receive an email, this page will be updated and information will be posted to Kawartha Nordic Facebook and Twitter.

Volunteers Needed

There is lots of work to be done to get the trails ready for winter and to work on the Trillium Project. If you have time to volunteer, we would greatly appreciate the extra hands! No experience necessary. Just come prepared to work, rain or shine, and bring your own gloves, lunch and water. Meet at the WOODfine Chalet 9am-4pm.

September 27 and 28 - it's summer again! weather is beautiful, come work around the chalet on the Trillium Project

October 4 and 5 - extra hands are needed this weekend to help with backfilling the trenches  and to prepare the posts for the trail lighting

For Trillium Project updates please click here.

Kawartha Nordic is Hiring

Kawartha Nordic is seeking applications for the following positions for the 2014/2015 season. Please see the job notices for details and email membership@kawarthanordic.ca for more information or to apply.

Kitchen Party - Save the Date!

The Kitchen Party is back! Save the date on November 15 for a great evening of music and food. Hosted again at the Canadian Canoe Museum, this year's party will feature singer/song writer Melissa Payne and of course some great silent auction items. More details and info on tickets will be posted shortly

Ontario Trillium Foundation

New!! The Kawartha Nordic Ski Club gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Culture, receives $100 million annually in government funding.  Thanks to their generous grant to Kawartha Nordic approved in 2014, we are embarking on an exciting new phase for the club. Trillium Funding will support installation of accessible washrooms and lighting for a 2.5 km loop trail. We are also hiring four positions including groomer, day lodge attendant, head coach and youth program coordinator.