Private Lessons & Clinics

Private lessons will be offered at Kanata Nordic this year through an agreement with instructor Liam Walke. Lessons will be available Sunday, Monday and Friday or by appointment with Liam.Rates are $70/hour lesson (1 person) and $90/hour lesson (2 people), with discounts for larger groups through the scheduling link. There are additional discounts if people commit to 3 or more lessons, etc. These are the prices for KN members - non-members will also have to purchase a daypass, either cash ... More

Winter Rentals 2020

Thanks to a generous grant in autumn 2018 from the Ottawa Community Foundation, Kanata Nordic now has a modest fleet of rental ski packages, snowshoes, and headlamps. The ski shop is located at the main Kanata Nordic entrance, in Cabin D, in front of the chalet (see trail map). OPERATING HOURS The shop will be open the following times, assuming the trails are open. Note: rental shop closed Sat Jan 11 and Sun Jan 12. Trails are closed due to icy, unsafe conditions. Saturdays January ... More

2019-20 Ski Clothing Now Available

Want new toques, jackets, pants or tights? The Kanata Nordic ski clothing store through Louis Garneau is now open - check it out:  https://ppr.louisgarneau.com/KANATANORDIC9LG2021 The store is self-serve, and is ONLY OPEN UNTIL OCT 27 - so if you want any new gear for this season NOW is the time to order. We will receive a group order and distribute to you. In-person fittings are being done the weekend of October 20th - please contact racing@kanatanordic.ca for more information. ... More

2019 Ski Swap!

Have used equipment to sell? Want to try the sport with inexpensive gear? Or pick up skis for your kids? The 2019 Ski Swap is on November 9th at Nepean Sailing Club (3259 Carling) from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM. For more information, click here: http://www.kanatanordic.ca/event/annual-ski-swap-and-sale/ More

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 Workshops

Here is a summary of the coaching workshops scheduled in Ontario so far. Community Coaching November 24/25 Deep River; Ottawa (Nakkertok) December 1/2 Sault Ste. Marie December 6 and 8 Parry Sound December 7/8 Sudbury December 8/9 Highlands Nordic, Duntroon December 15/16 Huntsville L2T Dryland November 17/18 Sault Ste. Marie L2T On Snow January 26/27 Sault Ste. Marie More information on these workshops is on the XCSO website. Contact Katja Mathys with any questi... 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

Gatineau Park closures for fall training

Want to get in shape for ski season or just enjoy the roads of Gatineau Park without traffic? The annual fall closure of Gatineau Park's parkways has begun and is as follows: Wednesdays and Thursdays: North Loop (P8 to P9) 6pm until dusk Saturdays and Sundays: Short Loop (intersection of Gatineau and Champlain Pkwys. to P9) 6am to 11am and North Loop 6am to 1pm Please note that there will be some changes to this schedule during Fall Rhapsody (September 29 to October 21).  ... More