WELCOME TO THE NATIONS LARGEST CROSS COUNTRY SKI CLUB.
Located in an outstanding sub-alpine environment with an abundance of dry snowfall, the trail networks of Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and neighbouring Silver Star Mountain Resort provide over 105km of daily groomed trails, making it the largest continuously groomed network of cross-country ski trails in Canada. World-class grooming and outstanding early and late season ski conditions provide some of the best cross-country skiing in the world. SLNC is a not-for-profit ski club operating within SilverStar Provincial Park and is situated on Okanagan Indian Nations traditional territory.
Sovereign Lake Membership
Welcome to the new Sovereign Lake Nordic Club website. By clicking on the Register button we know that you are as excited as us for the snow to start flying!
Season Passes can be picked up locally at Stussi Sport until Nov 71st, 2017. After this date passes are to be collected at SLNC. You must provide a copy of your email receipt in order to receive your passes.
Earlybird registration closes October 31st, 2017.
We look forward to hosting you on the snow soon. As can be seen from our ever expanding Events Calendar, this season is shaping up to be full of fun and engaging initiatives.
Troy Hudson – General Manager
2018 Haywood NorAm & Sprints / USSA Super Tour
2017 Results and Media
OFFICIAL RESULTS Thanks to the wonderful volunteers that made this event possible!
FasterSkier.com is collecting photos from the weekend. Add to the gallery and watch video interviews of the top finishers.
Global TV visited on Friday prior …
2019 Teck BC Midget Championships
More info to come.
SLNC Success at Canadian National Championships in Thunder Bay
Sovereign Lake Nordic Club and Vernon can be very proud of the 8 athletes who recently traveled to Thunder Bay, Ontario to compete in the Cross Country Ski Nationals that took place March 10-17. These athletes …
2018 Call for Annual Club Awards Nominations
Call for Nominations: Annual Club Awards (please attach the Criteria document and the list of past recipients to this message)
The Annual Club Awards will be presented at the end of the season event April 7th.
Nominations are …
New Mobile Trail App is here!
We are excited to be working with the Avenza Maps App to produce a new high resolution mobile trail map designed for iOS, Android and Windows mobile phones. Find your location, track your mileage and never get lost again!
SLNC Wins BIG at BC Championships!
Congratulations to the full SLNC race team of over 60 participants that took part in this past weekend’s BC Championships at Telemark Ski Club in West Kelowna. With a record 628 athletes registered for the three days of …
Call out for Loppet Volunteers
The Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is hosting the 37th annual loppet on March 11, 2018.
We’re reaching out to our members to volunteer and if you are not in a position to do so, perhaps you could encourage …
World Junior Championships Report: Athlete Hannah Mehain
The team WJC Canadian Team flew to Geneva, Switzerland and then drove to Praz de Lys, France for a training and acclimatization camp before the races in Switzerland. The sky was overcast and it dumped with …
SOVEREIGN LAKE RACERS STRONG AT WESTERN CANADIANS
January 19 – 21 saw 11 Sovereign Lake athletes and a couple of masters take to the Riverbend Golf Course for a weekend of intense cross-country ski competition at the Haywood Western Canadians in Red Deer, …
SUPER BIG THANK YOU !
To all of our SLNC Biathlon Regional Fun Race volunteers we would like to extend a
SUPER BIG THANK YOU !
The SLNC Biathlon Regional Fun Race and BC Winter Games Biathlon Qualifier
Competition this past weekend was a …
Burgers and Beer?? Yes Please!
The SLNC Racing Team is raising funds to help offset their expenses to Thunder Bay for the Canadian National Championships this March. Raise a Pint and down a burger to help these great kids achieve their …
SLNC nominated “Best XC Ski Resort in North America” by USA Today
Sovereign Lake Nordic Club has been nominated in the latest “10Best” Readers’ Choice travel award contest! Their expert panel selected Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre as a contender for Best Cross-Country Ski Resort in North America, which has just …
Official Level 1 Course: October 28th
Well, it is time to start thinking of the ‘white stuff’ and the wonderful venue we have up at Sovereign Lake!
With ambitions of hosting more events like Masters Championships and National Championships, which bring money back to …
October 18th: SLNC AGM
Join us at the 2017 Sovereign Lake Nordic Club AGM
Location: Schubert Centre
6:00-7:00pm Mingle and Membership Registration and Pass Pick Up
7:00-7:30pm Stussi Sport Winter Fashion Show
7:30-8:30pm SLNC Formal AGM Meeting
Dear SLNC Members:
We (the 2017 Elections Committee) are …
RESULTS of the Call for nominations – SLNC Board of Directors
Dear SLNC Members:
We (the 2017 Elections Committee) are pleased to announce that eight SNLC members put their names forward for the Board this year! The strong response is testament to the vitality, enthusiasm and volunteerism of the members …
Membership Has Its Privileges
With winter just around the corner and the ski swap behind us we are focussing on membership registrations and our best ever Early Bird Prize Package yet!
Register prior October 31st for a chance to win a …
SLNC receives a $6000 grant from ViasportBC
SLNC is very excited to announce that ViaSport BC has provided the club with a $6000 event hosting grant for our NorAm taking place December 9-10, 2017. Thank you so much for supporting racing in British …
Call for Nominations: Sovereign Lake Board of Directors
We are looking for enthusiastic people who want to help Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre continue to offer the finest Nordic skiing anywhere (in our humble opinion). The main requirement to be a Board member is …
SLNC Welcomes Eric de Nys as new Programs Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 20, 2017
With a focus on delivering a full roster of programming from Bunny Rabbits and Biathlon to Ski Academy and Masters, Eric brings new collaborative vision to the delivery of Programming at Sovereign …
Job Posting: SLNC Club Coach
Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is seeking a highly motivated and skilled coach available for full time seasonal employment effective September 5th, 2017. This position offers an annually renewable contract with fair compensation package. The Club Coach …
Darren Derochie retires from SLNC Programs
On July 15th, Darren Derochie tendered his letter of resignation to SLNC effective immediately.
Darren has provided over 8 years of quality service to our club and we are proud of his accomplishments during his time as …
Annual Club Award Nominations Now Open
Awards Criteria – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club
Volunteer committee recommends the nominations of the following awards be done by the membership each year and put forward to the Board in March for final decision-making. This criterion will …
Jessica’s Trail a Big Success Story
Revisions and widening of Jessica’s Trail this summer, located just off the Stadium, has become a wonderful success story offering adventure and a unique historical perspective.
This 1.2km classic-only trail has rapidly become the most discussed trail …
Geo Caching comes to Sovereign Lake
In cooperation with GeoCaching BC, Sovereign Lake Nordic Club has undertaken an initiative to place 10 geo caching stations throughout our cross country ski trail and snowshoe trail network.
GeoCaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which …
Champ’s Pancake Breakfast
Join us for a Pancake Breakfast fundraiser to send Hannah Mehain, Sovereign Lake’s Junior Racer (and Junior National Team member) to the World Junior Championships located in Park City, Utah from Jan. 30th to Feb. 5th, 2017.
Come and …
The Sovereign Lake Nordic Club Staff and Board would like to wish you and yours the best this holiday season. We have numerous last minute Stocking Stuffers, Punch Passes and Gift Certificates for that special …
NorAm/SuperTour Racers Arriving Early to Train
The excitement for the race weekend is building, with the arrival of the Thunder Bay National Team Development Centre athletes on November 30th. TBay brought around twenty athletes, the team van and trailer, and a few …
November Visitors at Sovereign Lake
A visiting biathlon team practising mass starts in the stadium (Photo: SLNC)
Sovereign Lake was energized by visitors last weekend, in large part thanks to US Thanksgiving.
As usual, many of our neighbours to the south came up to …
Sovereign Lake Nordic Club photo contest!
Sovereign Lake would like to see your favourite winter photos all season long. Post your photo using the hashtags #MySovereign and #WinterLivesHere and each month we will unveil one winner who will receive a prize.
At the …
We Are Open
Amanda and Jacek made the trip from Kelowna on November 24th for Jacek’s first time skiing ever (Photo: SLNC)
Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is open for the season!
The unusually warm fall is behind us and normal service …
Happy Halloween from all of us at SLNC!
Don’t forget this is the last day for early bird registration. Sign up for your season pass and programs today to save.
Click here to go to our registration page.
SLNC AGM Summary Report
The 2016 AGM was held at the Schubert Centre on October 19, 2016. Thank you to all the members who attended and also to the many volunteers who planned and attended to the Open House
An Open House …
SLNC Board Nominees for 2016-2018 Term
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Sovereign Lake Nordic Club will take place on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at 7:00 pm, at the Schubert Centre. The AGM agenda includes the election of up to five (5) members …
Call for Nominations to the 2016 Board of Directors
SLNC Wants You!
There are 5 available vacancies to be filled on the Board of Directors at the AGM on October 19th. The Board is comprised of 10 members. Terms are 2 years, which means that every …
September 24th Work Party
With our first volunteer work party in the books there was an incredible amount of volunteerism energy put forth to complete some monumental tasks. Over 50 people were in attendance today on a beautifully sunny day …
BC Interior Cyclocross Loves SLNC!
1st Annual Cyclocross Race A Huge Success.
With just over 70 competitors our first cyclocross event at Sovereign was a great success. While the weather for most people was horrible on Saturday with non stop rain, it …
View our Club Calendar and schedule for Youth Programs, Masters Programs and Ski S'Cool Program.