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

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 7PM at the Penticton Community Centre (325 Power Street)

Agenda Items will include:

  • Financial statement
  • Potential membership fee increase
  • Feasibility of hosting future loppets at Nickel Plate
  • Volunteer requirement for members

Nickel Plate Nordic requires the following Volunteer Director Positions on the Nickel Plate Board:

  • Director: Membership (IT skill set required; training will be provided for Zone4 registration system)
  • Director: Social Coordinator

For more information on these positions, please send a Facebook message or email to:

For more information about Nickel Plate, please visit our website:

Thank you to all of our volunteers and members for a fantastic season!

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 Nordic Centre 2015/16 Season Review

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Blackjack Training Camp at Nickel Plate Nov 13-23 2015

Nickel Plate Junior Racers Skiathon and New Waxing Facilities

The Nickel Plate Junior racers held a successful skiathon to raise money for a new waxing facility at Nickel Plate for use by all ... Read More