Proposed Updates to Kanata Nordic Bylaws

Please find a copy of the proposed changes to the Kanata Nordic Constitution and Bylaws being proposed by the 2022-2023 Executive Committee to align the existing documents to Ontario's new Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and integrate past Special Motions into the text of the bylaws. This is being proposed as a motion for the membership to accept at the May 15th 2023 Annual General Meeting. Proposed-2023-Kanata-Nordic-Bylaws-2Download More

Kanata Nordic 101

Established in 1979, Kanata Nordic Ski Club operates on the Wesley Clover Parks sites.  We are a volunteer-operated, not-for-profit organization that aims to promote lifelong activity, fitness and the enjoyment of the outdoors through cross-country ski programs offered in a friendly club setting. Through wholly volunteer efforts, we offer learn-to-ski programs for children, teens and adults. The club offers a youth racing program that competes in local, provincial and national - level ... More

2021-22 Programs at a Glance

2021-22 Programs at a Glance More

2022-’23 Registration Dates

Kanata Nordic's membership and child, teen and adult program registration will open on September 11th for returning members! We will give existing members a one-week headstart to register as members and for children, teen and adult programs. Registration will be open for new member on September 18th.   Membership fees will increase this year. These fees cover the Club’s cost to groom trails; purchase capital and operating equipment; perform ongoing mainten... More

Kanata Nordic 2021 Ski Swap

Following last year's successful Ski Swap, the 2021-'22 Kanata Nordic Ski Swap is going to be in partnership with Kunstadt Sports. at their Hazeldean Rd. location.  October 18 thru November 21 @ Kunstadt Kanata Bring in your gently used Nordic gear for the Kunstadt team to document, process and sell! 70% of sale go to Kanata Nordic member. 15% of sale goes to Kanata Nordic Ski Club.15% of sale stays with Kunstadt Sports  Kunstadt will complete the drop off form ... More

New Trial Trail

We're launching an experiment!Kanata Nordic is reaching out to the local community by grooming the National Capital Commission (NCC)' 5.5 km Watts Creek Pathway from where it intersects with Corkstown Rd. at Moodie Dr. to March Rd. (map below). This is a trial season for grooming this public trail, powered by Kanata Nordic's volunteer labour, club membership fees and equipment, with the support of the NCC.Please note that Kanata Nordic will only be grooming the Pathway on a "best efforts" ... More

Jackrabbit Toque Contest 2020

Hello to all Jackrabbits and Bunnyrabbits!  Nordiq Canada is inviting all Jackrabbit and Bunnyrabbit skiers to design the 2021 Jackrabbit Toque, which will be worn by 10,500 Jackrabbit and Bunnyrabbit skiers across Canada! Get your ideas ready…here is the template for your design: Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest 2021 The criteria for entering in the contest are as follows: Contestants must be currently enrolled in a Nordiq Canada Jackrabbit or Bunnyrabbit programContestants must be ... More

January 22, 2020 Newsletter

Keep up with Kanata Nordic news, events, programs, clinics, the racing team and more with our email newsletter. To read this week's post about adult clinics, the racing team news, and club coaching, please read the newsletter - and sign up to have it in your email inbox! More

Private Lessons & Clinics

Updated information about Private lessons being offered at Kanata Nordic this year should be available shortly. In the past we have had an agreement with instructor Liam Walke Lessons will be available Sunday, Monday and Friday or by appointment with Liam.Rates are $80/hour lesson (1 person) and $95/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 ... 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: 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 for more information. ... More