Club Events

OCTOBER

Saturday Oct 19:   5th Annual Great Pumpkin Hunt
Join us at the Elk Valley Nordic centre for the Great Pumpkin hunt! The event begins at 11:00 and is intended for children 9 and under. Tickets will be sold in advance. For complete details, check our page and join the event on Facebook!

NOVEMBER

Saturday Nov 30:   the Early Bird Membership pricing ends
Up to Nov 30, our membership fees are lower than the regular cost by about $10 per person. They go up tomorrow. Act fast! Other fees for SDP program and gear rentals are unchanged. Register at Zone4.ca NOW.

DECEMBER

Saturday Dec 13:   Full Moon Ski & Social
Adults only. On the night of the full moon, meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre 19:00 – 22:00. Bring a snack to share & your headlamp then ski under the full moon and enjoy the fire and food with friends! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

Sunday Dec 22:   First Family Ski
Meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre at 4 pm for a group ski for all ages. Headlamps may be needed! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

Nordic Centre: The hut will be open daily during the Holidays from Friday Dec 20 to Sunday Jan 5

JANUARY

Saturday Jan 4:   SDP lessons start
Lessons start at 10:30 at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre every Saturday.

Tuesday Jan 7:   Afterschool SDP lessons start
Lessons start at 4:30 pm at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre every Tuesday — note change of venue from last season.

Saturday Jan 11:   Full Moon Ski & Social at the Nordic Centre
Adults only. On the night of the full moon, meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre 19:00 – 22:00. Bring a snack to share & your headlamp then ski under the full moon and enjoy the fire and food with friends! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

Sunday Jan 26:   Family Ski
Meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre at 4 pm for a group ski for all ages. Headlamps may be needed! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

FEBRUARY

Saturday Feb 8:   Full Moon Ski & Social
Adults only. On the night of the full moon, meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre 19:00 – 22:00. Bring a snack to share & your headlamp then ski under the full moon and enjoy the fire and food with friends! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

Sunday Feb 16:   Family Ski
Meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre at 4 pm for a group ski for all ages. Headlamps may be needed! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

Saturday Feb 22:   8th Annual Community Fun Race
For everyone. Save the date for a fun event for everyone, all ages, members and non-members alike! A short ski course will be used for two types of events: one event for a duo adult/child (10 and under) and the second one is a 4-person relay with skiers drawn at random. Another option is for the 4 legs of the relay to be done solo by the same skier. More details to come.

MARCH

March 6 to 8   GRIZ DAYS “SNOW TO ICE(cream)”
Complete all 4 challenges within 72 hours. Prove you’ve completed each leg by taking a time-stamped selfie at each of the four (4) SNOW TO ICE signs! Bonus prize entries for multisport use! The Fernie Nordic Society trails will be free for non-members between 7 p.m. on Thursday March 5th to Sunday March 8th at 7 p.m. More chances for prizes for multi-sports while following the trail rules!

Sunday Mar 8:   Griz Days Full Moon Ski & Social
Adults only. On the night of the full moon, meet at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre 19:00 – 22:00. Bring a snack to share & your headlamp then ski under the full moon and enjoy the fire and food with friends! Free for members, day ticket required for non-members.

Saturday Mar 14:   3nd Annual Fernie Flying Viking Challenge & Feast
This event is back for more thrills under a new name but with even more fun! Starts from the warming hut of the Nordic Centre to the trails of the Fernie Alpine Resort via the ski lift, then back to the hut … and once more for a total of 50 km! Do it solo or in team. See the Fernie Fix article written by coach Jeff Williams to learn more about this epic race:  http://www.ferniefix.com/article/outdoors/grateful-birkebieners Stay tuned for more details and check our Facebook page.

APRIL

Nothing yet but there may be something to go with the last gasp of the winter fairy.