Racing Returns To
Sovereign Lake

starting at $9

2021-22 XC Tickets - Full Day

Valid from 9:00am - 5:00pm daily. Please purchase a reloadable ticket card (RFID Card) if coming more than once to make future purchases quick.

starting at $8

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.

starting at $8

2021-22 XC Tickets - Night

Available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 4pm to 8pm until March 10th. Please purchase a reloadable ticket card (RFID Card) if coming more..

Latest News

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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Season Pass and Program Registration Opens June 1st

We are excited to open up our 2021-22 registration season with an extra early bird discount for June only. Pricing reverts to Early Bird rates from July 1st through October 31st. If you are a 2020-21 …
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XC Supercamps Registration Opens May 1st

  Drawing over 350 Masters skiers of all abilities from around the globe each winter, XCSupercamps registration opens May 1st, 2021. With a full roster of technique development camps for all ability levels starting November 23 through …
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Programs Get a Financial Boost in 2021-22

The Board has approved a long-term plan to strengthen programs at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Club (SLNC). The Board’s work is guided by the SLNC 2018 Strategic Plan. This plan outlines five goals and within these …
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Thank You for an Amazing Season!

And that’s a wrap!  We are so thankful for our amazing ski community this winter. There are so many new faces, and club members skiing more than they ever have before. We know that our facility …
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Last Day Extended Hours on Sunday April 11th: 7am – 4pm

Our Programs skiers are planning to do solo 50/75/100 km skis on Sunday morning before the snow softens. To support the group we will be opening the lodge at 7 am and making sure that the …
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The Road Has Been Graded!

Well… better late than never! AIM Contracting has finally made it up to Sovereign Road and we have a fresh grade just in time for closing weekend. It is still not great but we will take what …
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Reduced Hours In Effect Now Until Closing Day

We have reduced our operating hours effective immediately from 9am to 4pm due to increasing slushy conditions in the afternoon and lack of skier traffic. You are welcome to ski on the trails after lodge operating …
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Putting Your Skis To Bed For Summer

Keep those skis fast and fresh next fall by getting a summer storage wax done at Sovereign Lake. For $20 we will summer prep your skis with a steel brush and a universal glide wax, plus …
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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 #1 Wave Start – Wednesday, December 1. Our first event is a wave start. Length: Approx 6-7.5 km (20 mins) Cost: $5 …
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Western Canada Cup #1

  Racing returns to Sovereign Lake with the first FIS race of the year on December 4-5th, 2021.  We will also be hosting, as part of this competition, the Mexican National Ski Championships. We’re excited to host our …
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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 WINTER GAMES (Biathlon and XC Events)

Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is excited to be the host venue for the Cross Country Ski and Biathlon events in the. 2022 BC Winter Games, hosted here in Vernon BC. Race information will be posted shortly, …
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Sovereign 2 SilverStar Ski Marathon

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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.