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Used equipment sale at Mooney’s Bay

Lafleur's at The Terry Fox Athletic Facility is hosting a pre-season xc ski sale on Sat. Dec 8 from 10am until 4pm. Click here or on the poster for more details.   More

Coaching course – free to all leaders

All on-snow leaders should have at least a basic level of training. To that end, Kanata Nordic is offering a certified Community Coaching course, from Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada. It's free to any volunteers who are leading or assisting this season. The course is being hosted at Nakkertok South, Saturday Nov. 24 from 12:30 - 6:30pm and Sunday Nov. 25 from 12:00 - 6:00pm. They will have snow! (Thanks to their snow-making equipment.) The instructor will be the engaging and very knowledg... More

Club Night at Kunstadt Sports, Nov. 6th

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General Meeting of the Membership, Mon. Nov. 5, 2018

Whenever a change to the club's bylaws is proposed, those bylaws specify that we hold a general meeting of the membership in order to discuss and approve, amend or reject the motion. The upcoming general meeting will be held for the following purpose. The Executive Committee of Kanata Nordic (Kanata Cross Country Ski Club) has voted to table the following motions to amend the Kanata Cross Country Ski Club bylaws at a general meeting of the membership as follows: Motion 1:  "To change Article ... More

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 race against the clock. It encourages participants to explore many types of terrain: pavement, mud, water, sand, gravel, trails, roads, ... 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 your ideas. Reports on the year will be given and 2018-19 Executive elected. Supporting documents: Agenda for 2018 AGM 2017 AGM ... 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 on racing all winter long, the answer is less clear. Here are three questions you might consider before taking the plunge on roller ... 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 a warm, comfortable room (Hopefully this makes the roles more appealing). The NCD serves all 15 clubs in the National Capital Region and ... 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 weeks) with the first 4 weeks from the Kanata Nordic cabin at Wesley Clover Parks and the second 4 weeks at Bell Centennial Arena in Bells ... More