Tag: Nova Scotia

Scotia XC Ski Club – AGM

Save the Date by Scotia XC Ski Club, April 21, 2022 Save the date. Scotia XC Ski Club will be holding their AGM on May 26, 2022, starting at 6:30 p.m., at The Links at Brunello. View additional information as posted on the SXC Facebook page. Contact scotiaxc@gmail.com. More News (click)

Cape Breton Nordic – AGM

Save the Date by Cape Breton Nordic, May 12, 2022 Cape Breton Nordic will host their 2022 AGM and Membership Discussion Tuesday June 14th from 6:30-8:30. All Members and potential members welcome. Watch for details to follow. Updates will be posted on the Cape Breton Nordic Facebook Page. We will update this article once further details are posted by CBN.…

Black and Indigenous Coach Mentorship Program

Membership is Free by Canadian Sports Centre Atlantic, April 2022 After applications are received, there will be an interview process to gain entry into the program. Apply here. All coaches accepted into the program will be required to take NCCP mentorship training online via Zoom. In collaboration with Sport Nova Scotia and the Mi’kmaq Sport Council of Nova Scotia, the…

Provincial Team Trains at Greenwood XC

Kris Doyon, provincial team alumni and volunteer Scotia XC Ski Club coach, trains alongside his son, provincial team athlete, Lyndon Doyon, at Greenwood XC. Lyndon is a third generation skier in the Doyon family. Exploring New Venue by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, February 6, 2022 GREENWOOD, NS: The provincial ski team attended Greenwood XC, located in Greenwood, Nova Scotia,…

Scotia XC Grooming at Greenwood Golf Club

New Skiing Opportunity by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, Jan 21, 2022 GREENWOOD, NS: Scotia XC Ski Club is pleased to announce a new groomed trail location, spanning 6.5 km for cross-country skiing, at the Greenwood Golf Club. The village of Greenwood is located in the Annapolis Valley, 4 km south of Kingston. The new venue will provide grooming for…

NS Represented at National PN Development Camp

Skier Emma Archibald and Provincial Coach Lilla Roy – Attend by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, December 6, 2021 Canmore, Alberta: Nova Scotia ski team athlete, Emma Archibald, accepted an invitation to Nordiq Canada’s annual para-nordic development camp; held at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, in Canmore, Alberta, from November 20th – 25th. Skiers from across Canada were in…

Updates COVID-19

Recent Updates on COVID-19 Restrictions Feb. 9, 2022 Update: Today the Provincial government announced that starting at 12:01 am Monday February 14, 2022 the following eased restrictions will go into effect. Sport training, practice and regular league games/competition are allowed with a maximum of 60 participants indoors and outdoors without physical distancing. Competition is limited to the regular competitive schedule.  The regulations state that if the…

NHN Warm Room Ready for 2022!

Construction photo December 18, 2021 Important Infrastructure by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, November 27, 2021 (updated Jan. 14) CAPE NORTH, NS: North Highlands Nordic completed construction of a warm room, though due to COVID restrictions it will be officially open to the public at a later date. NHN kicked off 2021 with a new access trail; parking area; and…

Annual Ski Swap

Annual Event by Scotia XC Ski Club by Scotia XC Ski Club The SCOTIA XC Ski Swap will take place on: Saturday, November 20th from 11:00am – 1:00pm at The Trail Shop on Quinpool Rd. in Halifax. This is a terrific opportunity to sell your old ski equipment, buy some gently used gear, and to help new skiers get started.…

Discover More Club Trails in 2022!

Adventure Awaits by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, October 19, 2021 Hi Everyone – It’s time to get excited for skiing! Tempt yourself to discover more club trails and charming communities across our province. View our clubs’ awesome winter photos and trail highlights below – start thinking “skiing”. We’ve also highlighted where to find some of our key website information,…

Fall Program for Youths!

Photo credit: Daniel Murray Great Outdoors + Active Lifestyle Program by Halifax Nordic Ski Club, October 7, 2021 The GOAL (Great Outdoors & Active Lifestyle) program is a new offering for the fall of 2021, by Scotia Nordic Ski Club. The program is open to youths ages 11 – 14, who are looking to get a head start on the…

Proof of Vaccination

Sport and Recreation Sector by Cross Country Nova Scotia, September 18, 2021 The Nova Scotia government released additional policy details for proof of vaccination on September 17, 2021. Note the policy has not been fully developed – information may change and more details will be available before the policy is in effect. The policy will take effect during phase 5…

East Coast Kids Episode at North Highlands Nordic

“It was awesome!”, East Coast Kids by East Coast Kids, September 16, 2021 Join Liam and Lucas, hosts of East Coast Kids, as they spend quality time on skis at North Highlands Nordic!  If you’ve been wondering where to plan your next ski trip, be sure to press play to catch a glimpse of this club’s majestic beauty and trail…

Petro-Canada #ThanksCoach Contest

National Coaches Week by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, September 9, 2021 National Coaches Week is a week to celebrate the tremendous positive impact our ski coaches have on athletes and communities across Nova Scotia. It’s an opportunity to recognize coaches for the integral role they play by simply saying #ThanksCoach. An initiative coordinated by the Coaching Association of Canada.…

Weather, Snowplow & Road Reports

Planning Ski Days in Nova Scotia by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, September 7, 2021 Real-time online weather and road conditions reports can help you plan more time on snow. Do you watch radar segments that narrow in to specific areas? Have you interacted with snow coverage maps? Did you know Nova Scotia has a snowplow tracker? Of course, these…

Where to Rent, Borrow & Buy Skis

Your Options in Nova Scotia by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, September 5, 2021 Are you hoping to enjoy time on skis this winter? Your first step is finding gear. There are a variety of options to rent, borrow, or buy equipment across the province. If you’re new to the sport, consider contacting a cross-country ski club to inquire about…

How to Step into Cross-Country Ski Bindings

Clicking In by Salomon, (article) A few tips can make it easier for you to step into your cross-country ski bindings. Salomon has compiled a “how-to” guide in their article featured below. If you would like to ensure your equipment is working properly or inquire about maintenance that can extend the lifetime of your skis – drop in to your…

Safety and Risk Awareness

Ski Responsibly by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, July 26, 2021 Understanding how to ski responsibly will help you to stay safe and enjoy a lifetime on the trails. As with all physical activities, there is risk of injury in cross-country skiing. Please take the time to review the safety information below. Parents and guardians of young skiers are encouraged…

How to Choose Cross-Country Ski Gear

Gear 101 by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, July 26, 2021 (Reference) Sourcing cross-country ski equipment that fits properly and aligns with the type of terrain you intend to ski – ensures optimal enjoyment of our sport. If you’re upgrading your gear or searching for your first set of skis, take the time to speak with a gear expert at…

Skis, Boots & Binding Compatibility

Gear 101 by Cross Country Nova Scotia, Staff, July 25, 2021 (Reference) Choosing well-fitted cross-country ski equipment ensures skiers of all abilities enjoy the sport even more. Consulting knowledgeable cross-country ski experts at your local ski shop is the key to finding your optimal gear match. Buying used equipment? Research beforehand to prevent acquiring equipment that is obsolete due to…