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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|

Nakkertok Ski Swap: October 21, 2023 @ Nakkertok South

Nakkertok Nordic is hosting its annual sale of used skis/boots/poles/clothing and outdoor gear.  Nakkertok members and non-members are welcome. This is a cash only event October 21, 2023 Nakkertok South 900 Av Gatineau, Gatineau QC 12:30–2:00pm Seller Nakkertok retains a 20% commission of the sale price of items sold, your portion of the proceeds from [...]

2023-10-22T12:37:59-04:00October 4th, 2023|News|

Plan to attend the Nakkertok Annual General Meeting

Nakkertok’s Annual General meeting is online Monday, October 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM. We will be holding elections for positions on the club’s board of directors, reviewing the club’s finances and considering proposals to make these general meetings easier to run. If you would like to be on the board of [...]

2023-10-12T10:32:00-04:00October 2nd, 2023|News|

Fenton-Nakkertok Bursaries still available

The Fenton-Nakkertok Bursary program provides financial assistance to young athletes to participate in the Nakkertok Racing Program or the Adventure Program up to the U18 level.  They are awarded to athletes who require financial assistance to offset the cost of participating in the Nakkertok programs.  The bursary will be $500 yearly for athletes in the [...]

2023-06-28T16:00:04-04:00June 24th, 2023|News|
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