The Bruce Ski Club hosts cross-country ski races and other events throughout the year.
Events are held at the Sawmill Nordic Centre in Hepworth, Ontario, or at Colpoys Bay in Wiarton, Ontario. There are ski races for classic and skate skiing styles.
Many of the cross-country ski races are for local public and high school ski teams, including:
- Canadian Ski Marathon (virtual) – February 7, 2021
- CWOSSA Cross-Country Ski Race – Canceled
- Suntrail Special Cross-Country Ski Race – TBA, we may run it as a self-time race this year
- Great Wolf Invitational Ski Race (formerly West Hill Invitational Secondary School Ski Race) – Canceled
- Thursday Evening Time Trials (self-timed) – Thursdays from December 10 to March 18
- XCSO Kilometre Challenge 2020-21 (self-timed) – Ongoing
The Bruce Ski Club also hosts several other cross-country ski events each year, such as:
- Awesome Adult Afternoon Ski Lesson – TBA: A GBN-sponsored event for adults interested in improving their ski skills.
- Cross-Country Ski Swap – Online via Facebook (ongoing): If you are in need of used ski equipment, the Ski Swap is a great place to find it.
- Free-to-Ski Day – Canceled: Everyone skis and snowshoes for free at Sawmill Nordic Centre. Non-members, please sign a waiver (available at the ski hut) before heading out on the trails. Tours, lessons, and food. Fun for all
- Love Your Skis Day – October 31, 2020, 9 am to noon, Sawmill Nordic Centre. Get your skis cleaned and waxed by members of Georgian Bay Nordic. All proceeds benefits GBN’s ski program.
- Moonlight Ski and Potluck – TBA, a nighttime skiing event hosted at Sawmill Nordic Centre.
- Ontario Masters Championship – TBA, a cross-country ski race for adults 30 years of age and older.
- Ski Club Exchanges: Bruce Ski Club members can ski for free at nearby ski clubs on the following dates
- Ski Too Far – TBA, a chance to test your skiing endurance, almost like a ski race against yourself.
- Ski Trail Work Parties, held each fall to clear the trails of trees and debris.
- Sawmill Nordic Centre: Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10 am
- Colpoys Bay: Saturday, October 24, 2020, 10 am
- World Snow Day – Canceled: Bruce Ski Club will be participating in this worldwide event to get more people skiing. Stay tuned for more details
Bruce Ski Club Events Calendar
The Bruce Ski Club events calendar list upcoming cross-country ski races and other events. You can also stay in the loop by liking our Facebook page.