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.
Bruce Ski Club hosts several cross-country ski races each year:
- Canadian Ski Marathon (virtual) – TBA
- CWOSSA Cross-Country Ski Race – Tuesday, February 8, 2022
- Great Wolf Invitational Ski Race – Tuesday, January 11, 2022
- Suntrail Special Cross-Country Ski Race – Sunday, February 6, 2022
- Tuesday Evening Time Trials (self-timed) – December through March
- XCSO Kilometre Challenge (self-timed) – January through March
The club also hosts other cross-country ski events each year:
- Awesome Adult Afternoon Ski Lesson – TBA: A GBN-sponsored event for adults interested in improving their ski skills.
- Cross-Country Ski Swap – Saturday, November 13. Suntrail Outfitters, Hepworth: If you are in need of used ski equipment, the Ski Swap is a great place to find it. Equipment for sale can be dropped off at Suntrail between October 25th and November 11th. On the day of the event, pick up a number as early as 8 am. The swap will begin at 9 am.
- Facebook Ski Swap – Ongoing. Sell and buy used ski and snowshoe equipment through the BSC Ski Swap on Facebook.
- Free-to-Ski Day – TBA: 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 – TBA, 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, November 6, 10 am
- Colpoys Bay: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10 am
- World Snow Day – TBA: Bruce Ski Club will be participating in this worldwide event to get more people skiing. Stay tuned for more details
Other important dates
- Annual General Meeting (AGM): Wednesday, October 27, 7 pm, Online
- Early bird membership registration: October 20 through November 20, 2021
- Jackrabbits registration begins: October 20, 2021
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.