Nickel Plate Nordic Racers


Designed to promote lifelong fitness and enjoyment of sport, the Nickel Plate Racing program helps athletes reach their full skiing potential. Headed up by Coach Jessica Roach, participants will be guided toward both technical proficiency and top physical condition. Jessica herself is an accomplished ski racer from Ontario and came up under the tutelage of Jack Sasseville.

  • Designed for high-school aged athletes (younger upon coach’s assessment)
  • Race opportunities include regional and provincial series, and loppets. Some travel will be involved.
  • Summer training options are also available


  • 10% off retail purchases at NP (not including jackets)
  • 10% off waxing services at NP

Registration is on Zone4 in the membership purchase process.

Nickel Plate Racers

Track Attack
Ages 10,11,12
10:30- 12:00
Registration Deadline
October 31 or until program capacity is reached (whichever comes first)
Total # of sessions22
DatesDecember 11, 2021 -
March12, 2022
Cold Weather Cancellation guideline is -18. Cancellations will be communicated by the coach.
Sessions per week2

Race Schedule: Racers are not required to attend all races.

Race Date Location
Kootenay Cup 1&2 Dec 11-12 Rossland
Kootenay Cup 3 Dec 18 Golden
BC Winter Games Trials Jan 2 Kimberley
BC Cup 1/2 Jan 15-16 Whistler
Salmon Arm Loppet Jan 22 Salmon Arm
Kootenay Cup 6/7 Feb 5&6 Nelson
BC Cup 3/4 Feb 12-13 Salmon Arm
Black Jack Loppet Feb 19 Rossland
BC Winter Games Feb 24-27 Vernon
BC Cup Champs March 4-6 PG
Loppet March 12 Kelowna
OK Cup March 13 Penticton
Nationals March 20-27 Whistler

Starting at 1850 metres above sea level, Nickel Plate offers an unparalleled experience of blue skies, endless mountain vistas, and one of the longest ski seasons in Canada.

Nickel Plate Nordic Centre is located 6.5 kms (4 miles) past Apex Mountain Resort on the Hedley/Nickel Plate Road, an all-weather road maintained by the BC Ministry of Highways.

CALL: 250-809-9985 | EMAIL: [email protected]