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/
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.
Here is a summary of the coaching workshops scheduled in Ontario so far.
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
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...
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...
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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 ...
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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.
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). ...
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, ...
Draft minutes and reports from 2018 AGM now available. Questions? Please contact email@example.com.
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.
Agenda for 2018 AGM
2017 AGM ...
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 ...