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Regular season starts Saturday, Jan 13

With the recent snow and forecast for more snow later today, we will be going back to our regular schedule and normal access to the facility starting tomorrow Saturday January 13th. Check with the programs about start times and plans for practice this weekend. Special access fees for the Nakkertrak are no longer required starting [...]

2024-01-12T14:35:43-05:00January 12th, 2024|News|

Adventure Race: registration open

We are very much looking forward to having you join us for the 2024 Adventure Race! The event is very similar in format to our Fall Fun Run, with orienteering on trail and off as well as challenge stations, all to collect points while navigating Nakkertok South's beautiful ski trails. The event is being done [...]

2024-01-17T07:52:54-05:00January 9th, 2024|Adventure, News|

Nakkertrak schedule for January 6th and 7th

Learn-to-Ski sessions start this Saturday, Jan 6th. The Nakkertrak will need to be shared between programs to keep our skiers safe and allow everyone to have enough space. See the schedule below which may differ from the usual times. Please follow the direction of travel on the Nakkertrak to avoid collisions. Also: park by backing [...]

2024-01-03T10:34:17-05:00January 3rd, 2024|LTS, News|

Crédits de vol Porter Airlines à vendre

Vous partez quelque part ? Le programme de course Nakkertok dispose de 3500 $ de crédits de vol Porter Airlines que nous devons utiliser d'ici le 23 janvier 2024. Et nous n'avons nulle part où aller. C'est triste. Mais peut-être que vous en avez un ? Et peut-être que nous pouvons vous vendre ces crédits [...]

2023-12-06T18:04:33-05:00December 6th, 2023|News|

Heavy equipment, major improvements on Nakkertok’s trails

Chute Charron getting some gravel love. Don't worry it will still be steep. New storage shed and podium. Almost done Dumping Gravel near Montée McCarthy. Will mean more opportunities to ski up this incline. Can't wait. The Nakkertok trails team — in part supported by our fundraising campaign — [...]

2023-11-03T15:52:36-04:00November 3rd, 2023|News|

Registration now open for the May 2024 Nakkertok Trail Enduro

The second Nakkertok Trail Enduro takes place May 11, 2024 at Park Nakkertok in Val des Monts. Participants complete as many loops as possible of a 5.9km course (with 266m elevation gain) within a prescribed time limit. There are categories for three, six and 12 hours. In case that seems a little ambitious, there is [...]

2023-11-02T09:07:58-04:00November 1st, 2023|News|

Nordiq Canada Level 2 Officials course at Nakkertok, Nov 25-26

Nakkertok will be hosting a two-day course to qualify volunteers for Nordic Canada Level 2 Officiating certification. Ski races need qualified officials for some of the niftiest jobs of the day. All jobs are important, but the ones for level 2 officials have better views of the action. Register now   NOTE: Level 1 [...]

2023-10-30T19:56:22-04:00October 30th, 2023|News|

Letter to members re: Safe Sport Policy

Dear Club members, We would like to share some important policy information with you.  As you know, a safe environment for athletes, coaches, and club volunteers is a top priority in our club and sport community. Having robust policies in place creates an environment for each of us to feel success regardless of our goals [...]

2023-10-22T18:17:54-04:00October 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

Nakkertok adopts ‘Safe Sport’ policy

Nakkertok has adopted Nordiq Canada and Cross-Country Ski Ontario’s policies on Safe Sport. The policy gives clubs a clear set of guidelines for providing a safe environment for athletes, coaches, and club volunteers. And they are mandatory for any club that is affiliated with XCSO.  Coaches, volunteers and athletes that have to be trained or [...]

2023-10-22T17:28:01-04:00October 22nd, 2023|News|

Nakkertok is looking for a Learn to Ski program coordinator

Nakkertok is looking for an enthusiastic individual to work on a part time basis between November of 2023 and March of 2024 to manage our LTS program. While the classes are taught by member volunteers, there is a significant effort required to organize and manage the program before and during the ski season. This program [...]

2023-10-13T17:15:15-04:00October 13th, 2023|News|
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