December 26, 2017: "Happy trails: Place where you can XC ski, right in Ottawa" by Matthew Pearson.
"Nothing beats gliding down Champlain Parkway in the crisp sunshine or hitting the trails after dark to enjoy supper by candle light in the cozy confines of Shilly Shally, one of the park’s iconic red-trimmed shacks heated by woodstove and the huffing of skate skiers.
But what if you: a) don’t have a car or b) only have a short window of time in which to squeeze in a skinny ski?
Kanata Nordic doesn't currently have xc skiing or snowshoe equipment for rent. We hope to in the future. In the meantime, we can recommend the following knowledgeable retailers. We suggest you call ahead to determine availability.
Fresh Air Experience (xc ski gear)
MEC (xc ski gear and snowshoes)
Kunstadt Sports (xc ski gear)
Hello BR, JR and Dyna Parents
After a trip back from Wesley Clover Parks, the Club has decided that all Learn to Ski classes for Sat Feb 6 2016 are cancelled due to unsafe conditions.
The heavy rain earlier in the week, followed by the cooler temperature, had turned the whole of WCParks into a sheet of ice.
All trails and fields leading from 401 Corkstown Road are CLOSED for skiing. Trails leading from 411 Corkstown Road are CLOSED or Fair, at best.
If you are anxious to ...
The snow dances worked and winter has finally arrived in the capital. The trails have been groomed (thanks to our dedicated volunteer groomers) and we are excited to begin our first official ski season at WCParks with a growing trail network groomed for classic skiing, skate skiing and snowshoeing.
Plan your ski outing:
Get your trail pass
Members receive a season trail pass as part of their KN membership. If you haven’t already picked yours contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange ...