Loppets | Ski Socials | Coach Training | Officials Training


There is something for everyone at all of our cross-country skiing events. Whether you’re a first-timer, returning skier, or enthusiast looking for an opportunity to connect through volunteer opportunities – there’s a spot for you.

Come out to a loppet or the Provincial Championships, where you can enjoy a social day on the trails alongside skiers of all ages and abilities. There are also various social events hosted by clubs across the province.


Loppets and Races – Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Provincial ChampionshipsHalifax NordicRaceFeb 22-23Oakfield Golf and Country Club
Honey PotArctic Fox Cross-Country Ski ClubLoppetMar 1 Victoria Park, Truro, NS
North Highlands Nordic LoppetNorth Highlands NordicLoppetMar 15North Highlands Nordic, Cape North, NS

Club Socials

Follow your cross-country ski club calendar for short notice pop-up social skis and race nights.

Tea & Ski/Snowshoe – 10:00 a.m.Tuesdays (Jan – Mar)North Highlands Nordic
Tuesday Night Social Ski “Trail Shop”Tuesdays (Jan – Mar)Halifax Nordic Ski Club
Race NightWednesdays (Jan – Mar)Halifax Nordic Ski Club
Open HouseJan 18North Highlands Nordic
Moonless Social SnowshoeJan 24North Highlands Nordic
Moonlight Social – XC or SnowshoeFeb 8North Highlands Nordic
Moonless Snowshoe SocialFeb 22North Highlands Nordic
Moonlight Social – XC or SnowshoeMar 8North Highlands Nordic
Snowshoe LoppetMar 22North Highlands Nordic

Events: Recreation Areas | NS Parks and Recreation

Try-It XC SkiFeb 1Kentville Recreation HubTown of Kentville, Kentville Recreation, Municipality of West Hants, The Trail Shop
Try-It XC SkiFeb 2Wolfville Rec CentreTown of Wolfville, Town of Kentville, Municipality of West Hants, The Trail Shop
Try-It XC Ski + SnowshoeFeb 16156 Eldridge Rd, FalmouthWest Hants Parks and Recreation Department
Ski Lessons, Wax + Tune DemosFeb 29193 Keppoch Rd, Beaver Meadow, AntigonishThe Keppoch

Loppets and Races – Canada

Maritime CupWostawea Cross Country Ski ClubJan 18-19Killarney Lake Park, Fredericton, NB
NB Loppet #1 Mirimichi Ray Thibodeau Loppet (classic)Mirimichi Cross Country Ski ClubFeb 2Mirimichi Cross Country Ski Club, Mirimichi, NB
Eastern Canadian ChampionshipsClub de Ski de Fond du Parc du Mont OrfordFeb 7-9Old Lennoxville Golf Club, Sherbrooke, QC
Canadian Ski MarathonCanadian Ski MarathonFeb 8-9Lachute – Montebello – Mont Tremblant & Gatineau region, QC
NB Loppet #2 – Snow Bears Loppet (skate or classic)Bathurst Cross Country Ski ClubFeb 9Nepisiguit River Company, Bathurst, NB
Gatineau LoppetGatineau LoppetFeb 14-15-16Gatineau and surrounding area, QC
1st Annual Wostawea SprintsWostawea Cross Country Ski ClubFeb 15Kingswood Trails, Fredericton, NB
Wostawea LoppetWostawea Cross Country Ski ClubFeb 16Killarney Lake Park, Fredericton, NB
NB Cup #3 (classic) Le Sureau Blanc Inc.Feb 22Tracadie, NB
NB Cup #4 (skate)Club de ski de fond Nord-RoiFeb 23Caraquet, NB
Kouchibougac LoppetOrganized by Lorenzo CateriniMar 7-8Kouchibougac National Park, NB
NB Cup Provincial Championships (skate/free)Les Aventuriers
Mar 21Charlo, NB
NB Loppet #4 (marathon; skate/free)Les AventuriersMar 22Charlo, NB

* Contact us to add your event to the CCNS calendar

Board Meetings – 2020

JAN 14 | FEB 4 | MAR 3 | APR 7 | MAY 5 | JUNE 2 | JUL 7 | AUG 4 | SEP 1 | OCT 6 | NOV 3 | DEC 1

7:30pm – 9:00pm. Conference call or Weldon Law Building 6061 University Avenue, Halifax NS.

Annual General Meeting

May 2020 – date to be confirmed.



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