Our Sponsors

Many of the facilities and trails that we use exist only because of the sponsors and the landowners who have become involved. There is a list  on this page . These organizations are great partners and supporters. Tell them how much you appreciate their support.

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Don't miss a thing!    We send email messages occasionally to keep you informed of events, trail grooming and other club happenings. Parents with kids in the program need to subscribe to get the latest on their kids lessons.


Trail Conditions

The trails of the Elk Valley Nordic Centre are maintained by the Society. Our volunteers and the personnel of the Fernie Golf and Country Club groom the trails on the golf course during the season.


The club has two programs offered by volunteer coaches. All coaches have received the standardized training through our provincial cross-country ski organization CrosscountryBC.

Become a member!

When you purchase a membership, you support the Fernie Nordic Society, its activities and events, the maintenance and grooming of the ski trails at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre and at the golf course. It makes it

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A sample of events and activities for all ages

The Fernie Nordic Society offers many ways to get involved in fun physical activities or as a volunteer in any of our activities.

newsletterRead our Newsletter for Fall 2016 (click link to open)

Club Activities

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    Lessons for Adults

    The Fernie Nordic Society is pleased to facilitate adult nordic ski lessons with trained, certified coaches. All coaches offering lessons through FNS are
  • 02.

    Kids Lessons

    Young skiers can enroll into weekly ski lessons on Saturday mornings at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre. The series of ten to twelve lessons is well attended by
  • 03.

    Racing Team

    The Fernie Nordic Racers is our own ski racing team. Aged from 9 and up, the team members follow a regular training before and during the ski season. They aim
  • 04.

    Work Parties

    This is another great opportunities for our volunteers to improve our facilities and ski trails. A lot of work gets accomplished at the Elk Valley Nordic
  • 05.

    Full Moon Skis

    A ski outing at night under the moonlight. What could be better? Bring a headlamp and join a group at the Elk Valley Nordic Centre. The dates of this and
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    Early in the season the Great Pumpkin Hunt at the Nordic Centre is a lot of fun for local children. Later the Community Race and the Kootenay Cup Race
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    Volunteering Opportunities

    Join our volunteers! Our activities are only possible because of the involvement of many volunteers. Volunteers are always welcome for activities happening at
  • 08.

    Ski Races

    Many club members and the Fernie Nordic Racers in particular are very involved in ski racing throughout the season. The Community Fun Race is a local race in
  • 09.

    Race Timing

    A small group of our members have done the timing of several ski races. This group is also timing bike races during the summer as a fundraising event. We are
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    On this page you will find a variety of programs that we use for fundraising toward activities for our young skiers. You may reach us through the Contact

Our Annual Report 2016

reportRead our last annual report to have a look at the best season of the Fernie Nordic Society so far. The report looks back at our activities, events including pictures, statistics and survey results. There is also the list of our great sponsors who have made this possible.

Donor Roll

Premier Sponsor
Presenting Sponsor
Friend of FNS
Auto Parts
Friend of FNS
Supporting Sponsor
The Sedlowsky
Supporting Sponsor
Supporting Sponsor
Presenting Sponsor
Robert Champagne
Supporting Sponsor
Fernie Rentals
Friend of FNS
Supporting Sponsor