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Sovereign Lake will open for winter operations on November 6th, 2020

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.

Latest News

Attention all current and aspiring coaches!

COVID-19 has changed the landscape of all we do. However, at Sovereign Lake Nordic, we are making plans to proceed with all of our youth programming with necessary changes to keep our athletes, coaches, and our …
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Register by October 31st to win a $1000 Shopping Spree!

If you haven’t purchased your new 2020-21 season pass yet this sure is an amazing incentive! All season pass registrants who have purchased passes between June and October 31st will be entered into this great early bird …
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AGM Registration

AGM registration deadline has been extended to October 18th at 8 pm. The board of directors invites club members to join the annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, Oct 21st, 2020 at 7:00 pm PT. To continue to …
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Season Passes are back on sale!

  We are so excited to launch our new online sales platform for our members and guests. We have partnered with Entabeni Systems based out of Colorado who specializes in alpine resort management software. SLNC is their …
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Season Pass Q & A for the 2020-21 Season

  The COVID Pandemic systematically closed all public recreation access in our BC Parks in March, resulting in an early closure for us up at Sovereign Lake. I want to say a huge thank you to our …
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New SLNC Lodge One Step Closer to Reality

BC Parks has granted the club permission to move ahead with fundraising efforts towards a new lodge! With this approval, they have also contributed seed funding to help launch our fundraising campaign. SLNC is now in a position to start our fundraising efforts which will include …
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Save the Date – AGM and Elections

The Annual General Meeting and the election of Board members will be held on Wednesday, October 21, at 7 PM Pacific time.   This year’s AGM will be held virtually and you MUST pre-register in order to …
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July Programs Report: Cathedral Camp a Huge Success

The end of July marked the halfway point of summer, a strange one to say the least. After having to cancel our much-anticipated home National Championships, things have yet to return to normal and how things will …
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2020-21 Programs Registration is OPEN!

Welcome to the 2020-21 season. For all club members participating in summer programs or for those who want to get a head start on planning and prep for next winter, our Youth and Masters Programs registrations …
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BC Parks Are Once Again Open

We are so excited to hear that SilverStar Provincial Park is back open to the public. While there is still snow on the ground on most trails, mountain bike and hiking season is just around the …
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BC Govt Issues Immediate Closures to all BC Parks

PRESS RELEASE: April 8th, 2020 Deputy Minister Jim Standen Good morning: As of Wednesday, April 8th, 2020, we are closing all provincial parks until further notice. This action is being taken in response to the call for increased action …
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Nordiq Canada Cancels National Championships Bid

In support of Canadian efforts to minimize the transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Nordiq Canada in consultation with the local organizing committee at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Ski Club chose to cancel the 2020 Canadian Ski …
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BC Parks Issues Closure Notice

  BC PARKS Press Release: March 20th (2PM) Provincial parks are a great place for people in B.C. to get out and enjoy nature, while following the social distancing directives from British Columbia’s provincial health officer (PHO). While BC …
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Sovereign Lake Closed For The Season

  SOVEREIGN LAKE NORDIC CLUB CLOSING EFFECTIVE MARCH 20TH at 4PM Hello Members, Sovereign Lake has remained open as long as we have felt it safe to do so for our staff and guests. With a clear request coming …
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“Best in Snow” Loppet event is cancelled for the 2020 season

The decision was made this morning by the event organizing committee and the SLNC Board of Directors to cancel the 2020 “Best in Snow Loppet” based on growing concerns surrounding the Covid-19 virus, our event for …
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Nordiq Canada Cancels 2020 Canadian Ski Championships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020   Nordiq Canada Cancels 2020 Canadian Ski Championships at Sovereign Lake Nordic Ski Club in Vernon, B.C.   CANMORE, Alta.—In support of Canadian efforts to minimize the transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Nordiq Canada in …
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Nordiq Canada Ready to Host Nation’s Best at Canadian Ski Championships

PRESS RELEASE: March 9th, 2020 As the world’s best cross-country skiers begin to arrive in Canada for World Cup events scheduled in Quebec City and Canmore, Alta., beginning March 14, there has obviously been increased discussion around …
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Thankyou Members!

We are so grateful to our membership for stepping up to volunteer for our upcoming 2020 National Championships, just over two weeks away! There may be a few small areas requiring people so please reach out …
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Growth in our Masters Program

With almost 270 Masters skiers in our Masters XC Program alone, it is impossible not to call this whole thing a gigantic success. It is so exciting to see so much growth in this program, a …
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Call for Volunteer Groomers

Sovereign is seeking a couple of individuals that can assist with small trail grooming and freshening up of trails with our tracked Quads and Ginzu groomers. If this sounds like something that would interest you please …
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Events

Season Pass Holder Opening Day

There are definite advantages to being a member! We will be testing our new online check-in software with our members for the first week of operations this season to make sure we are keeping all of …
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Officials Level I Course

Cross Country BC will be hosting two virtual Officials Level 1 (OL1) courses using a web-based online meeting format called Zoom. This will replace our usual “in-class” courses for this season. The OL1 is an eight hour …
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Community Coaching (CC) Course

The “CC” Workshop is the second step in the NCCP coach education program. It provides essential training for coaches delivering an effective skill development program to children six to nine years of age (the “FUNdamentals” stage …
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Day Ticket Opening Day

Welcome to another great season at Sovereign Lake!  Day Tickets sales will be available 2 weeks prior to opening and have a planned opening date of November 13th. Please follow our COVID procedures prior to visiting our …
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Officials Level I Course

Cross Country BC will be hosting two virtual Officials Level 1 (OL1) courses using a web-based online meeting format called Zoom. This will replace our usual “in-class” courses for this season. The OL1 is an eight hour …
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Biathlon Regional Race

Event Details to be Confirmed.  
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2021 BC Championships

More details to follow as they become available.
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Sovereign Lake will open for winter operations on November 6th, 2020

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.