CROSS-COUNTRY SKI CLUBS

Cross-country ski clubs bring “outdoor-minded” people together. Nova Scotia clubs maintain expertly groomed and marked trails; providing a safe place for beginners to learn. Clubs also host social events, races, and offer programs for all ages and abilities. Additional activities may include: roller-skiing, nordic walking, snowshoeing, weekly social skis, and group trips. Connect with new and old friends at your local club this winter. For an overview of events across the province, visit the CCNS Calendar, and be sure to chat with your local club directly.

Directory

CLUBLOCATIONCITYEMAILWEB
Cape Breton NordicSeaview Golf ClubNorth Sydneycbxcski@gmail.com
Friends of Ellenwood ParkEllenwood Lake Provincial ParkYarmouthmisty@district.yarmouth.ns.ca
Halifax Nordic Ski ClubDollar Lake Prov Park
Graves Oakley
MacDonald
Sports Park
Oakfield Golf Club
Smileys Prov Park
The Links at Brunello
Halifax Regional Municipalityinfo@halifaxnordic.ca
North Highlands NordicNorth Highlands NordicCape Northnhn@xcski.ca

Map

Explore cross-country ski club locations in Nova Scotia. Enjoy skiing on expertly groomed and marked trail systems. Click image for interactive Google Map.

Club Functions

Cross-country ski clubs operate by set policy. We are grateful for club volunteers who work tirelessly to motivate others to find enjoyment in our sport. Club functions include:

· Programs. Provide ski programs for all ages and abilities.

· Equipment. Offer rental equipment options.

· Events + Races. Organize social events, equipment exchanges, races all levels, and club trips.

· Manage Trail Systems. Groom trails, post trail location signs, and trail maintenance.

· Administration. Provide membership and governance.

· Insurance. Coordinate liability insurance coverage for members through Nordiq Canada.

Articles

Featuring highlights from clubs around Nova Scotia. Travel to discover new-to-you groomed trails, charming communities, incredible scenery, and many complimentary outdoor-based activities. Clubs welcome visiting skiers.

SKI MORE IN NS!

Construction + Trail Addition at North Highlands Nordic

Excitement is Building by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, November 25, 2020 f A strong community of volunteers is ensuring the legacy of North Highlands Nordic continues, as the walls of a new groomer building rise up, during a multi-phase infrastructure project.   Situated in a natural snowbelt, lies the 12km of expertly groomed cross-country ski and snowshoe trail system.  Yearly…

Ski + Snowshoe at Cape Breton Nordic

Registration is Open! by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, November 10, 2020 f Join Cape Breton Nordic to connect with a group of outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and spending time on the trails.  In partnership with Seaview Golf and Country Club, located in North Sydney, this welcoming group invites you to experience all that winter has to…

Programs + Trails in HRM

Snow-Making, Lit Night Skiing + More – Halifax Nordic Ski Club by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, October 28, 2020 f Have you been searching for an outdoor sport to improve your fitness level while enjoying time in nature?  Cross-country skiing within Halifax city limits is very accessible and reliable.  Come out to play on skis with Halifax Nordic Ski…

The Ultimate Experience at North Highlands Nordic

Ultimate Experience by Dennis Doyon, contributing writer, June 12, 2020 f Grooming equipment and operator expertise ensures the ultimate trail experience for cross-country skiers, snowshoers, and hikers at North Highlands Nordic in Cape North.  The 12km trail system is maintained by a PistonBully PB 100 tractor, and groomed to a width of 16’.  It’s the only XC trail system in…

Nordic Walking Lessons – Cape Breton Nordic

2020 nordic walking lesson, by Cape Breton Nordic. It’s enjoyable and anyone can learn by Cross Country Nova Scotia Staff, October 5, 2020 f Beginner or athlete, Nordic Walking is an excellent way to get whole-body engagement, while enjoying a leisurely walk. Cape Breton Nordic in partnership with Cape Breton Regional Municipality Recreation, are offering lessons to demonstrate the best…