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Annual Ski Swap & Sale

Click here for full details. Please fill out the seller form in advance. Kanata Nordic volunteers can help you with pricing. Information on how to complete the seller form is here. More

Orienteering: A great summer sport for skiers

Orienteering: A great summer sport for skiers Looking for ways to get outside this summer, while waiting for the next ski season to start? Try orienteering - it’s a family-friendly, exciting sport and great off-season activity for skiers. It builds physical and mental speed, agility and endurance by challenging the brain and body to work together in a ... More

Notes on Annual General Meeting, April 3, 2018

Draft minutes and reports from 2018 AGM now available. Questions? Please contact president@kanatanordic.ca. The Kanata Nordic Ski Club's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held Tuesday April 3rd from 7:00-9:00pm in the Ottawa Public Library: Beaverbrook. 2500 Campeau Drive, Kanata. Open to all. Come and learn more about your club, and contribute ... More

Is roller skiing for you?

To roller ski or not to roller ski?That is the question. With the end of ski season, the mind begins to ponder how to keep in shape until the next snow fall. For serious skiers, there is no question – roller skiing is an important part of any training plan and a great way to keep in shape during the long off-season. For those of us who aren’t focused ... More

National Capital Division’s AGM, April 22, 2018

Letter from National Capital Division (NCD) President, Thom Lyon To our Local XC-Ski Clubs, I’m writing to inform you of the upcoming NCD AGM and to encourage you to encourage volunteers from within each of your clubs for the board.  The volunteer effort required for NCD board positions are relatively small and the few meetings during a year are in ... More

End of season party details

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Spring programs from the Ottawa Orienteering Club

This year the Ottawa Orienteering Club has rejigged their programs slightly. They are now offering 4 programs on Tuesday nights: FUNdamentals (6-9 year olds), Learn to Train (9-12 year olds), Adventure (a non-competitive program for 10+ year olds), and Basics and Beyond program for beginner adults. These program will run from April 10th to May 29th (8 ... More

You know how to ski. Now here’s how to shoot!

Kanata Nordic has a small Biathlon Bears program (youth racers who shoot air rifles) that it's been piloting for a few seasons. Here's an article from one of our current biathletes, along with photos from the Coupe Quebec/Ontario Cup biathlon race hosted by Chelsea Nordiq Feb 24-25, 2018. Six Fundamentals of Shooting If you don't know that much about ... More

Upcoming Leader Training & Opportunity to be a Leader!

Develop your skiing and help younger skiers learn to ski by becoming a trained coach and volunteering to be a leader. We are looking for leaders and assistant leader volunteers for our Bunnyrabbit and Jackrabbit programs. Only basic skiing skills are needed to start. For those who volunteer to be leaders or assistants for our ski programs and take ... More

Volunteer at Ski Swap & Info Day

We are looking for some volunteers to help at our annual Ski Swap & Info Day. You will work alongside knowledgeable volunteers. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your club and get involved. Date:  Friday October 27 and Saturday October  28 2017 Location: Beaverbrook Community Centre Various Volunteer tasks needed for the ... More

2017 President’s Report & AGM Meeting Minutes

2017 President’s Report by Marlene Alt More snow, more members, more skiers on the trails, more volunteers, bigger events, and a cozy cabin with roaring fireplace. That could sum up the year we’re just wrapping up. In our second full season at Wesley Clover Parks, we engaged in a coordinated flurry of efforts to deliver value to our members and ... More