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WCP – Grooming March 14

With the exception of trail 5 and the trail to the hydro line, all main skate trails were renovated and are in good condition with a firm base.   Trails had significant ruts due to be skied on when the base was very soft; this doubles the grooming time.  We can extend the season by staying off the trails if your skis are sinking several centimetres; wait ... More

OFSAA From a Skier’s Perspective

The following was written by Jonathan M. who qualified for the Ontario Nordic High School Championship. The 2012 OFSAA Nordic Championship  held in Huntsville Ontario last week was a great success.  Having raced in the individual distance event on Thursday and participated in the exhibition sprint relay in the middle of downtown Huntsville on Friday, ... More

Ontario Parasport Winter Games

Margarita Gourbonova, Mikail Gourbonova, Alexei Novikov, and Olga Nazareko competed in th Ontario Parasport Winter Games on February 2th and 26th, with the support of coach Harris Kirby. http://zone4.ca/results.asp?ID=4648&cat=all More

Ontario Coach Blog

Check out the Cross Country Ontario coach's blog.  Pavlina Sudrich was formerly a coach with  Nakkertok and is very passionate and commited about the sport. http://coachpav.wordpress.com/ More

OFSSAA – Huntsville

The Ontario high school nordic ski championships were held in Huntsville on February 23rd adn 24th in Huntsville.  A high percentage of eligible Kanata Racers and Track Attack skiers participated in qualifying racaes through the Eastern Ontario Secondary School, and National Capital Secondary School Athletics Association with some excellent results and ... More

Trails Day

Thank you to the energetic Racers and Racer parents who helped out with preparing and improving trails at Riverfront Park on October 16th.  Charline B., and Lily served double duty by fitting Club clothing concurrently.   Andy's perserverance in chopping back a stump on trail 3 likely will prevent a few "bumps" to the Tidd Tech during grooming operations. More

Gatineau Park – Parkways

The following is a note from Ian Lennie the volunteer coordinator for Gatineau Parkway closures.  Thanks to KN's own Linda Martin & Matthew Foster for handling the closure on Thanksgiving weekend. Hi all, The parkways in Gatineau Park are now officially closed for the winter.  We can rollerski, cycle, long-board or in-line skate on them any or ... More

September 18

On Saturday, we tried the new pavement for roller skiing along the Terry Fox Drive extension.  5.4 kilometres of beautiful smooth pavement, with only one driveway and one railway track crossing. A reminder that early registration ends at the end of September. Regular training is underway. More

Summer 2011 Parkway Closures

Parkway closure schedule as of early June.  Please use caution of roller skiing and be respectful of other users. parkway%20closure%20sched.%20été%202011(1) More


We had an excellent season and to wrap it up an  exceptional spring skiing season to boot. April is traditionally our month of rest and time to recharge the batteries and think of summer activities. We have discussed some programs with ORCC during the summer and suggest you check out their website www.ottawarivercanoe.com A summer program ... More

Week of March 7th

We will not call it training for the rest of the season, let's just get out and enjoy the snow, warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours. Tuesday 6:30:  Riverfront Park Thursday 6:30:  Riverfront Park (TBC).  I will send a separate e-mail to see who is interested in going to Asticou in the Park. Saturday:  The Chelsea Nordiq Cookie ... More