Sponsors & Links

Major Sponsors


The City of Ottawa provides Community Services funding to Kanata Nordic to help  offset the costs of grooming public trails at Riverfront Park and the NCC Western Greenbelt.


In 2008 Kanata Nordic received a generous grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to upgrade our trail grooming equipment. For more details about the grant read the Dec. 2008 Kanata Nordic News.

Retail and Service Sector Sponsors

Thanks to sponsors in the community we are able to provide Kanata Nordic members with a selection of benefits. Please consider giving these businesses your support!


Geoff and Bobbie McGowan, Ottawa RE/MAX Realtors, are an ongoing sponsor of the annual Kanata Nordic Sprint Race (also known as ‘The Pretzel’).

The McGowans are ranked in the top 1% of sales associates both nationally and internationally and are actively involved in many community events and charitable activities.

A great partner for Kanata Nordic!



Members receive 10% off full-priced items year ’round at outdoor specialist Bushtukah. There are two stores: the original one at 203 Richmond Road in Westboro and the new one at 5607 Hazeldean Road in Kanata/Stittsville. Just let the staff know you are a member of our club to get the discount.


Trailhead, another adventure-oriented retailer in the Westboro neighbourhood, also offers members 10% off full-priced merchandise year ’round. Just show your membership card at the cash.


Fresh Air Experience is one of the most well-established and knowledgeable xc ski retailers in town. Also located in Westboro, Fresh Air offers our members 10% off full-priced xc clothing and equipment, excluding packages. Just let them know you are a member.


Kunstadt Sports is a well-established local sports retailer with three locations in Ottawa (Kanata, Ottawa South and the Glebe). They offer a great selection of ski gear (downhill and xc), bikes, tennis equipment, sports clothing and more. Their knowledgeable staff can help you select the best products for your needs and budget. Our members receive a minimum of 12% off full-priced items. Just let the staff know you belong to Kanata Nordic.


To discover the benefits of chiropractic care at no cost or obligtion, the Kanata-based Wellness Group is offering our members a free initial consultation worth $60.00. For details visit their website or call 613.271.8555.

Kanata Nordic itself benefits when you shop at the following businesses.

bplogoEnjoy a meal at the Kanata Centrum Boston Pizza and tell your server you are a Club member — we will receive 10% cash back on the amount of your purchase, to offset our operational expenses. Boston Pizza has a great children’s menu and a decadent selection of desserts!


Barrhaven Source for Sports is a great place for sports footwear, clothing and a range of recreational accessories. When you purchase full-priced items Kanata Nordic receives 10% cash back towards our operating budget. Simply let the staff know you are a member and show your membership card or give them the Club phone number, 613-592-1038.

Links of Note


Looking for a great family activity for those months when there’s no snow? Consider joining the Ottawa River Canoe Club (ORCC), our neighbours at the Y camp. In operation since 2002, the ORCC offers a variety of recreational and competitive paddling sport activities and programs for all ages.

Ski Association Links

General Sports Links

Ski Events, Ski Clubs and Skiers

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