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Congratulations to the 2021-22 Nakkertok Community Award winners

Congratulations to the 2021-22 Nakkertok Community Award winners. The awards recognize members who have contributed a significant amount of time and effort to the Nakkertok community and ski season. The award winners are: Golden Toque Award Rodney Neufeld Rob Smith Volunteer of the Year Award Benoit Letourneau Sarah Walsh Irene Casey Rob Samulack Sylvia Welke [...]

2022-05-16T15:14:49-04:00May 16th, 2022|News|

Coaching update

I am pleased to announce a new coaching line-up to lead the Nakkertok Racing Program.  We have re-structured the program into Development (U10 to U16) and High Performance streams (U18 and ENRG).  Geoff Tomlinson will provide overall leadership for the Racing Program continuing as the Interim Head Coach and lead the Development stream, overseeing athlete [...]

2022-04-25T16:30:57-04:00April 25th, 2022|News|

Job Openings – Nakkertok Nordic: High Performance and Development Coaches

Nakkertok Nordic is hiring two full time enthusiastic individuals to coach high performance and development athletes (U14 and older) as well as provide support to our younger race program athletes. We have a successful high performance racing program with 250 athletes, 4 paid full-time coaches, 5 part-time paid coaches, a strong volunteer coach/ admin support [...]

2022-02-16T13:21:15-05:00February 16th, 2022|News|

From cookie race to Olympics, Katherine Stewart-Jones off to Beijing

Nakkertok’s own, Katherine Stewart-Jones is off to represent Canada at the cross-country ski events at next month’s Beijing Olympics. Over the last couple of years Katherine has established herself as the top Canadian women’s distance skier and won both distance races at the recent Olympic Trials in Canmore, Alberta.     Olympic Trials win, Nathanial [...]

2022-01-23T12:55:33-05:00January 23rd, 2022|News|

President’s Update

Welcome to the new ski season.  At the time of writing this we’ve had two full weeks of Nakkertrak operations.  Based on the weather forecast we may once again have the only decent skiing in the region for the bulk of December.  We are getting ready to host the National Capital’s first XC Ski race [...]

2021-12-15T13:29:53-05:00December 15th, 2021|News|

Nakkertok Nordic Fluoro Wax Policy

Nakkertok has enacted a ban on the use of fluorinated ski waxes at our facilities. As of November 8th, 2021, this ban will apply to all glide waxes, with a limited exemption for specific race categories at the Candy Cane Cup and Eastern Canadian Ski Championships being held at Nakkertok this season. Commencing with the [...]

2023-01-16T14:05:24-05:00November 11th, 2021|News|

Hall Mark of Excellence Award

Nakkertok is pleased to announce the receipt of a $15,000 “Hall Mark of Excellence Award” to help us hire an additional paid coach for our Race Program this season.  The Award is one of several financial contributions made by Marty and Kathy Hall in the last few years, to further the development of skiing in [...]

2021-09-30T14:14:56-04:00September 30th, 2021|News|

COVID policy

In light of the current public health policies and in consideration of the significant numbers of vulnerable individuals participating in Nakkertok programs the following measures and protocols are hereby adopted by the Nakkertok Ski Club: Anyone 13 years or older registered in or involved with a Nakkertok program for the 2021-22 season must have received [...]

2021-09-30T14:09:31-04:00September 30th, 2021|News|

Racing program registration is open

The Nakkertok Race Program still has some openings in its very successful, year-round programs for skiers 12 to 23+ years old. Our programs are run by a dedicated group of highly trained volunteer and 4 fulltime paid coaches, following long term athlete development principles. It's fun and the participants learn a lot, in a Covid-wise, [...]

2021-05-30T14:33:17-04:00May 30th, 2021|News|

Mountain biking update

The board is very excited to share that plans to have mountain bike trails made at Nakkertok South are well under way. To begin with, Nakkertok’s lease of the land has been rewritten and extended to include all four seasons, rather than the winter only. Our primary objective is to provide a well-designed and sustainable [...]

2021-05-02T18:17:19-04:00May 2nd, 2021|News|
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