CALENDAR

Races + Loppets

View dates for Nova Scotia races, loppets, and popular Canadian events. Review New Brunswick’s Calendar of events.

DATEEVENTLOCATIONWEB
Dec 10 – Dec 11
2022
Candy Cane Cup Gatineau/Cantly, QC
TBD
2023
Nova Scotia Provincial ChampionshipsTBD
TBD
2023
Scotia XC Ski Club LoppetTBD
Feb 3 – Feb 5
2023
Eastern Canadian ChampionshipNakkertok / Engne, QC
Feb 10 – Feb 27
2023
Canadian Birkie Ski FestivalKananaskis, AB
Feb 11 – Feb 12
2023
Canadian Ski Marathon Gatineau, QC
Feb 17 – Feb 19
2023
Gatineau LoppetGatineau, QC
Mar TBD
2023
Honey Pot LoppetVictoria Park, Truro
Mar TBD
2023
North Highlands Nordic Loppet Cape North, NS
Mar 11 – Mar 17
2023
Canadian Cross-Country Ski ChampionshipThunder Bay, ON
Mar 18 – Mar 24
2023
Masters World CupSeefeld, Austria

Pop-Up Races

Clubs host pop-up races when trail conditions and weather are favourable. Notice for these events can be as short as 12 hours. Check your club’s communication to stay informed.

DATEEVENTDETAILSLOCATIONHOSTWEB
Stay tuned!

Events

Listings for club events, pop-up instruction sessions, recreation department ski initiatives and CCNS items. Please check direct with host to confirm details.

DATEEVENTDETAILSLOCATIONHOSTWEB
Nov 25-27, 2022Ski SwapVirtual ski swap/buy/sell.OnlineSXC
Nov 30, 2022Members NightPrivate event for SXC members, 10% discount, wax demos + more, 6-8pm.The Trail ShopSXC
Nov 30
2022
Masters MeetupInfo session for Masters Group who meet to ski regularly throughout the year, 2-4 pm. Brunello, PavillionSXC
Dec 10
2022
Christmas MarketBreakfast by NHN volunteers, craft tables, visit Santa, live music & more. Opens 9 am.Cape North Fire HallNHN

Weekly Events & Programs

Listings for weekly club events and programs. Please check direct with host to confirm details. Contact your local club for private instruction options.

DATEEVENTDETAILSLOCATIONHOSTWEB
Sep 13 – Oct 11
2022
Youth Roller-SkiIntro level, youth 9-13, gear availCOLTA trailSXC
Oct 12 – Nov 16
2022
Masters Roller-Ski + DrylandIntro level roller-skiing, strength training, gear availCOLTA TrailSXC
Nov – Dec
2022
Adult Roller-SkiRoller-skiing & pre-season conditioning, 4 sessionsHRMSXC
Dec – Apr
2022
Masters MeetupSXC members ages 50+ (approx.) wanting to ski with others on weekdays for fun, fitness & technique improvement. VariableSXC
Full Year
2022
Ski Team Provincial team athletes trainingVariableSXC
Jan – Mar
2023
New CanadiansNew Canadians on Skis program, adults, Sunday morningsBrunelloSXC
Jan – Mar
2023
Drop-in ClassicDrop-in classic skiing lessons for SXC adult membersVariableSXC
Jan 7 – Mar 4
2023
Bunny RabbitsIntro lessons for 4-5 year olds. BrunelloSXC
Jan 7 – Mar 4
2023
Jack RabbitsLessons for youth ages 6-9, Sat amBrunelloSXC
Jan 7 – Mar 4
2023
Track AttackLessons for youth ages 10-13, Sat amBrunelloSXC
Jan 9 – Mar 8
2023
Track AttackLessons for youth ages 10-13, Mon pmBrunelloSXC
Jan 9 – Mar 4
2023
Jack RabbitsLessons for youth ages 6-9, Wed pmBrunelloSXC
Jan 10 – Feb 28
2023
Adult BeginnerSkate ski lessons, 5 lessons over 8 weeks, Tues pmBrunelloSXC
Jan 12 – Mar 2
2023
Adult IntermediateSkate ski lessons, 5 lessons over 8 weeks, Thurs pmBrunelloSXC

Coaching & Officials Training

Please check with local divisions for additional training options in NB, NL, and PEI (morrisonandree@gmail.com). View all Divisions.

DATETRAININGDETAILSLOCATIONHOSTWEB
AnytimeIntroduction to Community Coaching (ICC)Helpful tips to teach young skiers, parents encouraged to enrol.OnlineNC
AnytimeLevel 1 OfficialCertification for volunteers to perform tasks at races, while guided by trained officials.OnlineNC
Jan 10, 14, 15
2023
Community Coaching This course is for all instructors/coaches who teach children or adults at the beginner-intermediate levels.Online + BrunelloCCNS
Mar 10 – Mar 12
2023
Coach Development WorkshopCurrent or future coaches of interm level skiersNHNCCNS + NC

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