Nickel Plate Nordic Centre: Okanagan Valley’s World Class Nordic Ski Destination

Click here to go to the registration page on Zone 4.

Early bird registration ends October 31/2017! Program rates and dates for 2017/18 will be up soon. For all inquiries email

Background: A number of passionate XC skiers across BC are generously donating to a Community Pot. The majority of this pot will be allocated equally among any BC clubs that want to participate, to match up to 25% of what each club raises themselves in this fundraiser. If a club leaves any of its Community Pot allocation on the table, there will be more to go around for the other clubs.

So, the Community Pot has got the ball rolling, but now it’s up to us to step up to the challenge!

We can use the funds for sport development, such as skier development programs, trails & facilities, and grooming equipment. Although funds may not be earmarked for an individual athlete, funds can be used towards a coach or coordinator’s stipend or wage. (Note that a donor cannot receive special consideration in return for their donation, such as a discounted/free membership, a program/trip discount for their child, etc.)

Donations are tax deductible and you will receive a tax receipt.

This campaign ends on November 30, 2016 at midnight, at which time the Community Pot will also be divvied up… just in time for ski season!

Thank you for your interest and generosity. Let’s see what our club can do! Nickel Plate Board members have started the ball rolling by donating. Donate here: to the BC Club Challenge:

Current Conditions

Our weather station has the latest conditions

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Grooming & Snow Report

Groomed and tracked nordic trails

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Web Cam

The web cam is on during the season from 7am to 5pm

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Trails & Maps

Check out our trails page for maps and info on the trails at Nickel Plate Nordic Centre, and to read up on trail etiquette.

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Junior Racer Program


  • Develop skills and fitness on snow that will amaze you
  • Compete in events throughout the season, such as the Okanagan Series and BC Cup
  • Experience the excitement of night skiing
  • Receive ‘pro-deals’ on ski equipment from Peach City Runners and Adventure Sports
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Skills Development Program

The Skills Development lesson program is an excellent way to get your children involved in the great sport of cross country skiing. From the Cottontail program starting at age 3 to the Junior Racers program, skills, technique and competition are taught at a progressive level.

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We have five main snowshoeing trails marked and ready to use for novice, intermediate, and advanced skill levels.

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Lessons for all skill levels

Private and group lessons are available for master skiers and those just learning to cross country ski.

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Nickel Plate News

Nickel Plate Skiathon Fundraiser Hosted by the Nickel Plate Junior Racers

Thank you to all those who helped to organize the recent skiathon fundraising event on Saturday, March 4. We skied a total of 578 KM in 2 hours and raised over $3500, with all funds going to Nickel Plate Nordic facilities and programs. As a non-profit club, fundraising events such as these are essential to keeping our facility going!
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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
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