News

Please help shovel!

21 Feb 2016

Todd Harris

22 Feb 2016

Please help improve our trail base in time for the Ontario Midget Championships this coming weekend, and before the predicted snowfall this week.

We desperately need assistance from everyone who can make it, to shovel fresh snow on to our race course.

This Monday 22-Feb volunteer crews will be working from 10am - 4pm. Drop by when you can with your own shovel or scoop, and lend a hand.

Shovelling is no longer possible due to the drop in temperature, so Tuesday 23-Feb is now just a general volunteering day. If you feel inclined toward helping with cutting and sewing tarps, framing and hanging doors, or doing some metal pole joinery, feel free to join the fun on Tuesday as we tranform 2 Pisten Bulley tents into waxing space and get the large mess tent up and running.

Happy Valentines Day

14 Feb 2016

Bruce Wurtele

Trails are in great shape with the fresh snow from Friday. Sunny skies, valentines and family day long weekend = great time for a ski at Kawartha Nordic. Warm up next to the fire in the Woodfine chalet or make your way out to Laderach or Tanney Cabins to feed the chickadees. Our rental shop is open and ready to outfit you with everything you need.

Trails Open!

10 Feb 2016

Bruce Wurtele

Trails re-opened! With the new snow this week and hard work from the groomers we're back in business. The Tanney Loop is open with track set. PL Road is groomed no track set. We will try and open more trail on Thursday. There are some icy spots so ski with care.

Beaver trail on Feb 10, 2016

Trail Conditions

07 Feb 2016

Bruce Wurtele

We have a good, solid (albeit icy) base on the trails and will re-open with a small amount of new snow. Forecast looks good this week. Keep up the snow dance. The stadium in front of the Woodfine chalet (as shown on the webcam) is bare but as shown in these photos the trails have a solid, icy base that will allow us to re-open soon

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The 2016 Double Double

23 Jan 2016

Paul Wilkinson

21 Feb 2016

Challenge yourself with the Kawartha Nordic Skiathlon, Sunday 21 Feb 2016

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Are you a teacher or community group leader looking for a healthy, fun activity this winter?!

Kawartha Nordic is pleased to announce participation in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge by offering subsidized equipment rental and instruction to children in the City and County of Peterborough. Through the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, Kawartha Nordic has designed four options to allow students and community groups increased access to cross country skiing.

  • Option 1: School groups ski at Kawartha Nordic
  • Option 2: School groups ski at their school
  • Option 3: Children and youth group ski day
  • Option 4: Children and youth group ski evening

For more information or to book a date please contact us at: contact@kawarthanordic.ca or 705.931.5672. More information is available in this fact sheet.

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Logo

New this year every Kawartha Nordic member can access one free trail pass at Haliburton Nordic. Members from Haliburton Nordic have the same reciprocal benefit at Kawartha Nordic. This exchange program is intended to enhance cooperation and awareness between our two regional clubs. Since Haliburton Nordic operates self-serve kiosks at each of their 4 trail systems, please write "KNSC + your name and Member ID" on the self serve registration slip. Enjoy!

New options for KWAC

04 Jan 2016

Ryan Stabler

Space is still available in the Kawartha Winter Adventure Challenge (KWAC). KWAC is a recreational ski program for experienced skiers aged 13 through 18. Participants have a good base of nordic ski skills that allow them to come together and take part in a ski session that involves a little bit of instruction followed by a social ski tour to various destinations at Kawartha Nordic Ski Club or other Nordic ski sites.

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