The Bruce Ski Club and its partners offer many opportunities for children and adults to learn to cross-country ski.
Learning to ski is not as difficult as you might imagine. With the right equipment, proper clothing and a little instruction, you can be skiing the trails in no time.
The Bruce Ski Club has no shortage of cross-country ski trails at all of its locations that are ideal for beginner and novice skiers.
Events for new skiers
- Jackrabbit cross-country ski program for children: A great way for children to learn ski technique, build lifelong friendships and have fun.
- Awesome Adult Afternoon Ski Lesson – This Georgian Bay Nordic fundraiser will help you learn to cross-country ski in just a few hours. Equipment is available for those who need it.
- Cross-Country Ski Swap – If you are in need of used ski equipment, the Ski Swap is a great place to find it. Held at Suntrail Source for Adventure in Hepworth, Ontario.
- Ski Too Far: When you are ready to go the extra mile (or kilometer), this event will give you a chance to test your cross-country skiing endurance — just keep skiing, that’s all there is to it.
Ski equipment rentals
Waxing your skis
Not sure how to wax your skis? Check out these helpful online instructions: