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2021-22 XC Tickets - Full Day

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2021-22 XC Tickets - Afternoon

Valid from 1:00pm - 5:00pm daily. Please purchase a reloadable ticket card (RFID Card) if coming more than once to make future purchases quick.

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2021-22 XC Snowshoe Tickets

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Latest News

XC Ski BC 50/50 Raffle 2022

First ever BC-wide 50/50 Raffle for our Cross Country Ski BC. Purchase your online tickets for a chance to win half the pot while supporting our club. 50/50 tickets are: 3-Ticket Pack for $10, 10-Ticket Pack for $20, 50-Ticket Pack …
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2022 BC Winter Games Suspended Amid Omicron Variant Concerns

PRESS RELEASE: January 14th, 2022 Today the BC Games Society and the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society announced that the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games that were scheduled for February 24 to 27, 2022 …
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Okanagan Indian Band Wildfire Recovery Xmas Day Fundraiser

  We are excited to announce that we have raised $1354.03 for the OKIB Wildfire Recovery Fund!!   At Sovereign Lake Nordic Club, we work and play on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx /Okanagan people. On Christmas …
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Merry Christmas from all of us at Sovereign Lake

  We wish you and your families all the best this holiday season and look forward to seeing you out on the trails these next two weeks. Please stay safe this holiday season.
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The SLNC Photo Contest is BACK!

  After taking a one-year hiatus, the SLNC Photo Contest is back for another season. We love it when you show us off in your amazing photos on Instagram and want to acknowledge your talented efforts with …
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January Online Ticket Sales Now Open

We have opened up January online ticket sales as of today. Please purchase our tickets in advance to ensure availability and to create a quicker check-in at our ticket windows. Thanks! Happy Holidays.
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Part Time and Full Time Staff Wanted

  With the influx in business this winter, we are on the search for 2 or 3 more Inside Sales Staff effective immediately. If you have retail sales, cash management, and point of sale experience we want you! …
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Western Canada Cup #3 & #4 Moves To Sovereign Lake Nordic Club

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NORDIQ CANADA. December 6th, 2021 RACE CHANGE NOTICE BlackJack Ski Club Stop on Western Canada Cup Series Moves to Sovereign Lake Nordic Club, December 11-12  VERNON, B.C.—Due to a lack of snow at the Black Jack Ski …
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18cm of snow and we are open again!

This storm has brought 18cm of snow and we are open again but essentially starting from scratch. Please use caution as there are icy sections. There are lots of trees to contend with on still closed …
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Skills Development Program Coaching Refreshers

Skill Development Program Coaching Refreshers Nov 20 (Sat): Track attack coaches Nov 21 (Sun): Jack rabbit coaches Dec 4 (Sat): Bunnies coaches Both returning and new volunteer coaches for our three SDP programs are encouraged to attend the appropriate on-snow …
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SLNC Suspending Opening Day Until November 12th

NEWS RELEASE: November 4th, (7:30am) SLNC is making the decision to suspend opening day until November 12th due to warm air temperatures and steady rain at our facility.  PLEASE AVOID SKIING ON SLNC TRAILS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE …
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Early Bird Season Pass Sales end October 31st

  To get the best deal of the year, make sure you purchase your season passes prior to October 31st. Please remember to re-use your season pass RFID cards from last season to reduce waste and also …
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Results of the Call for nominations 2021 – SLNC Board

The 2021 Elections Committee is pleased to announce that five SLNC members put their names forward to run for the Board. Since seven Director positions were available, all of the nominees will become members of the …
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Ticket Sales Launch November 1st

  Planning a visit to Sovereign Lake this November or December? Why not pre-purchase your tickets online and save time at the ticket window. Sales for XC Skiing Morning and Afternoon Tickets go LIVE on November 1st. …
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SLNC Programs Registration Closing November 15th

If you haven’t done so, please make sure that you are registered in our Youth and Adult Programs by the November 15th deadline. Many programs are already at capacity so don’t delay! Please remember to purchase …
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Early Bird Season Pass Sales End October 31st

  To get the best deal of the year, make sure you purchase your season passes prior to October 31st. Please remember to re-use your season pass RFID cards from last season to reduce waste and also …
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SLNC Welcomes new Head Coach: Jacqueline Akerman

PRESS RELEASE: August 26, 2021 We are excited to introduce Jacqueline Akerman as the new Head Coach for Sovereign Lake Nordic Club. Having lived in the Ottawa Region for most of her working career to date, she made …
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SLNC Bids Farewell to Head Coach Eric de Nys

On behalf of the Sovereign Lake Board, we would like to congratulate Eric De Nys on his new position as Next-Gen Coach with Nordic Canada. Eric is an exceptional coach and we have been fortunate to …
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SLNC becomes the first Living Wage Ski Area Employer in Canada

For immediate release: 11 June 2021 Sovereign Lake Nordic Club, in Vernon BC, is the first ski area in Canada to signify its commitment to ending working poverty, by paying all its staff and contracted workers a …
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SLNC Wins BC Parks Community Partner of the Year Award

  PRESS RELEASE: June 1st, 2021 Sovereign Lake Nordic Club has just been named the recipient of the 2019-20 Community Partner of the Year Award by BC Parks, a recognition awarded once every two years. The Honourable George …
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Events

Head Lamp Hero Race Series

Head Lamp Heroes Race series A fun and low key race series to get some intensity for race preparation #6 January 26: Hurricane on the Hill Length: tba Technique: tba Cost: $5 (all funds go directly back into beverages) Registration: Biathlon Cabin, …
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Biathlon World Youth Junior Championships Trials

Sovereign Lake will host roughly 50 of Canada’s top Biathletes on February 9, 10, and 12th as they compete for positions on the WYJCH Teams to represent Canada in the sport of Biathlon.
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CANSI Level 1 Instructor

XC Instructor Level I This is a three-day course for those new to XC ski instruction. It will give you the skills and resources to teach classic and skate technique to beginner skiers using CANSI’s teaching methodology …
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BC Junior Boys/Girls Biathlon Open

February 25 to 27, 2022 Sovereign Lake Nordic Club Vernon, BC Friday, Feb 25th, 2022: Official Training; Shooting Only then Skiing Only Competitions Saturday, Feb 26th, 2022: Individual Competition Sunday, Feb 27th, 2022: Mass Start Competition 2022 BC JUNIOR BIATHLON OPEN Invite   Updated: Jan 24, …
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Sovereign 2 SilverStar Ski Marathon

  Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and SilverStar Mountain Resort are teaming up to present the first-ever Sovereign2SilverStar Ski Marathon. A point to party event with two of everything: two days (classic and skate), two distances each day (42km …
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CANADA’S WINTER WONDERLAND

In the 1930s, our ski pioneers recognized the value of the Silver Star area. Located in an outstanding sub-alpine environment with an abundance of dry snowfall the joint trail networks of Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and Silver Star Mountain Resort providing over 105km of daily groomed trails, making it the largest continuously groomed network of cross-country ski trails in Canada.

SLNC is dedicated to the promotion of cross-country skiing as an inclusive lifelong activity for all ages and abilities. Committed to the provision of high-quality facilities, programs, and services, the SLNC operates a world-class cross-country ski venue located within Silver Star Provincial Park.

CANADA’S WINTER WONDERLAND

In the 1930s, our ski pioneers recognized the value of the Silver Star area. Located in an outstanding sub-alpine environment with an abundance of dry snowfall the joint trail networks of Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and Silver Star Mountain Resort providing over 105km of daily groomed trails, making it the largest continuously groomed network of cross-country ski trails in Canada.

SLNC is dedicated to the promotion of cross-country skiing as an inclusive lifelong activity for all ages and abilities. Committed to the provision of high-quality facilities, programs, and services, the SLNC operates a world-class cross-country ski venue located within Silver Star Provincial Park.