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2021-22 XC Tickets - Afternoon

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2021-22 XC Snowshoe Tickets

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Latest News

Season Pass Sales Launch June 1st

22/23 Season Pass and Programs Registrations will open on June 1st, 2022. The e-store will be live on May 31st. Please check teh new pricing structure which is now live on the website.
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SLNC Job Posting: Full Time Academy Coach

As we continue to grow and expand its programs, particularly in the High-Performance stream, SLNC has approved the hiring of a second full-time year-round position to accompany Jacqueline Akerman at Sovereign Lake Nordic Club in the …
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Academy Program: Coach Chat / Open House

We would like to formally invite any potential athletes, family members, and their coaches to an open house discussion about the new Academy Ski and Biathlon Program as well as offer an opportunity to speak with …
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THANK YOU for an Amazing Season

From all of us at Sovereign Lake we want to thank you for a wonderful year. We look forward to seeing you back in November.
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S2S Ski Marathon a Huge Success!

  Thank you to all of our volunteers, participants and in particular the Organizing Committee for making this dream happen! With roughly 300 starters each day of the 1st Annual Sovereign2Silverstar Ski Marathon, it could not have gone …
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SLNC Launches Canada’s Newest Training Centre

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2022 Building on the 10-year success of the SLNC high school Ski Academy program, SLNC will be launching Canada’s newest training centre for the 2022-23 season that is focused on high school and …
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Local Skier and Mtn Biker Unleashes New Short Film and Even Better Trail!

  As winter winds down, thoughts of mountain biking ramp up!  Randy Savoie with Tourism Vernon has created one of the most epic 50km mountain bike loops in the valley and now you get a glimpse into …
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Mask Mandates Ease Effective March 11, 2022

It has been two years since our doors were closed and all activities at our club were canceled. The past two seasons have been hard on everyone and we are all extremely excited to hear that …
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Charity Auction

The Sovereign2SilverStar Ski Marathon is thrilled to offer the following auction packages made possible by our generous sponsors. Proceeds will be split 50% to the event and 50% directly to Kidsport, our partner charity. Prizes will …
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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.   CURRENT 50/50 JACKPOT $16,400 as of Feb 23 Purchase 50/50 tickets now! 50/50 tickets …
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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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Events

Scheduled Opening Day

  Welcome to another great season at Sovereign Lake!  Please purchase day tickets online.
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NCCP L2C (On-Snow) Workshop

Learn to Compete (L2C -OS) On-Snow Workshop The Competition Coaching Development (CCD) context is for coaches working with athletes in the Learning to Compete (L2C) stage of development (about 16-20 years for males and 15-19 years for …
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XC Instructor Level I

CANSI XC 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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XC Instructor Refresher

Refresher CANSI instructors who wish to maintain their professional certification must attend a refresher at least once every three years. These one-day courses allow instructors to perfect their ski analysis skills, improve their teaching methods and stay …
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Western Canada Cup #1-2

  Racing returns to Sovereign Lake with the first FIS race of the year in the West on November 26-27th, 2022.  Back for the second year, the FIS Western Canada Cup #1-2 will offer the best skiing in …
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IBU Biathlon Regional Race / WJYWC Trials

  More info coming shortly.
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XC Instructors Level II Preparation

CANSI XC Level II Preparation Skiing skills: We suggest attending a Level II Preparation Workshop that focuses on skiing skill improvement to ensure that your skiing meets the standards required for success in the Level II course. Select …
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XC Instructor Level III Preparation

CANSI XC Level III Preparation Self-Assessment Skiing skills: We suggest attending a Level III Preparation Workshop that focuses on skiing skill improvement to ensure that your skiing meets the standards required for success in the Level III course. …
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CANSI XC Level I

CANSI XC 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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The BeerCanBeiner Returns!

Welcome back Beer Aficionados! We are excited to present the 4th Annual BeerCanBeiner. If you joined us 3 years ago you will definitely agree that the bevvies were amazing and the atmosphere was fantastic. We had …
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XC Instructor Level II

CANSI XC Level II This is a four-day course for XC ski instructors with some instruction experience. It will prepare you for teaching a variety of skiing manoeuvres to novice skiers using CANSI’s teaching methodology. You will …
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XC Instructor Level III

CANSI XC Level III This is a five-day course for XC ski instructors with considerable instructing experience. It will prepare you for teaching the full range of skiing manoeuvres to intermediate skiers. It will help you to …
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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.