Racing Returns to
Sovereign Lake

starting at $10

22/23 XC Day Tickets

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

starting at $40

22/23 4Plus Pack Tickets

We are bringing back the 5x Punch Pass with a Modern Twist! Buy 4 tickets and get the 5th one FREE!

starting at $80

22/23 8Plus Pack Tickets

We are bringing back the 10x Punch Pass with a Modern Twist! Buy 8 tickets and get two FREE!

Latest News

Prepare for Programs: 3 Pack Lesson

For those who want to learn how to ski or improve their skills for the upcoming season, we are offering a three-week program in December led by our highly skilled instructors. This will be a great …
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And just like that… we are OPEN!

  We have been waiting for this day for 6 long months. A summer of biking, hiking, swimming and paddling is over. It’s time to pull out those skis, grab those boots and find those poles. We …
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It’s Snowing!!!!

Time to buy your Season Pass, sign up for Programs and wax up those skis because winter has arrived at Sovereign Lake. With snow expected a number of days in the coming week and cool daytime …
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Early Bird Season Pass Sales Deadline: October 31st

  Sovereign Lake Early Bird Season Pass and Programs Registrations end on October 31st, 2022. Get online and save today! All Youth and Adult Program registrations close on October 31st as well. Please check out the website …
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SLNC New Board of Directors for 2022-23

1. Sabre Cherkowski Nominated by: Rob Oxenham, Bill Miller I am a new member of the Sovereign Lake Nordic Club as a new cross-country skier and snowshoer. As part of the Masters XC group last year, I explored the …
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Fall Work Parties

  Fall is here and it’s time for our annual Fall Work Parties. These two consecutive weekends of volunteering effort save our clubs a lot of money by helping to stack and split wood, brush and clean up …
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SLNC Launches Spirit North Program for the 2022-23 Season

  Spirit North is a national charitable organization that uses land-based activities to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous youth, empowering them to become unstoppable in sport, school and life. Through the transformative power of sport …
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SLNC Nominated in the Upcoming GVC Business Excellence Awards

Sovereign Lake Nordic Club has been nominated for two business industry awards at the upcoming Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce 38th Annual Business Excellence Awards. The nomination deadline was August 26th and SLNC has been nominated …
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Sovereign Lake to Host First FIS Races of the Season

    CANMORE, Alta.—The 2022-23 cross-country skiing race calendar in Canada will open on familiar trails for Canadian athletes at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (November 30 – December 4) and culminate with a newly refined look to the …
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Sovereign Lake GM Nominated for the TOTA Board of Directors

Submitted by Vernon Matters – The General Manager of the Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (SLNC) has been nominated for a spot on the region’s largest tourism entity. Troy Hudson will stand for a board position on the …
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Deirdra (Holmwood) Frank Joins the SLNC Programs Family

  Deirda grew up in Vernon skiing with her parents and has been part of the Sovereign Lake ski community for many years. She started out as an athlete on the cross country and biathlon teams, competing …
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Amazing Race Canada Comes to SLNC

  If you haven’t heard by now, the Amazing Race Canada, came to Sovereign Lake this past spring to shoot an episode of the incredibly popular reality TV adventure race series which travels across the country pitting …
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Jessica Roach Joins the SLNC Coaching Team as Masters Lead Coach

  Jessica began her nordic ski career with Team Hardwood, based in Ontario and ended it as the top Ontario Senior Woman skier in the 2019/20 season. Following her successful ski racing career during high school and …
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Cascadia Airways Brings Daily Flights to Vernon from Vancouver

  Sovereign Lake just became more accessible with the launch of a new aviation carrier to the North Okanagan. In a letter seeking city support, Cascadia COO Jeremy Barrett says the carrier has been working with communities to …
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Programs Registration Launch Delayed Until July 20th

  Summer has sprung upon us quickly over here at Sovereign and we need to make sure that all of our new programming options align with existing programs so we are taking a couple of extra weeks …
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XCSupercamps Registrations Now Open

  Lots of great things happen on June 1st and the new registration for Supercamps is just one of them. Join over 450 adult skiers from around the world as they increase their skills and confidence in …
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SLNDA Welcomes Eric Schryer as Biathlon Lead Coach

Hailing from Sudbury, Ontario, Eric began his journey in skiing and biathlon by striding and gliding around his property with his parents. After discovering biathlon he patiently waited until he was old enough and then began …
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The BeerCanBeiner Returns!

  Welcome back Beer Aficionados! We are excited to present the 4th Annual BeerCanBeiner this coming February. If you joined us 3 years ago you will definitely agree that the bevvies were amazing and the atmosphere was …
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Season Pass Sales Launch June 1st

  2022/23 Season Pass and Academy Programs Registrations will open on June 1st, 2022.  Please check the new pricing structure which is now live on the website. We look forward to seeing you back at Sovereign Lake!              
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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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Events

Master’s Biathlon Camp

  Sovereign Lake Nordic Club is pleased to host a Master’s Biathlon Camp held on December 9-10-11, 2022. The camp will be hosted at the legendary world-class the facility of Sovereign Lake Nordic Club. This 3-day camp is …
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L2T On-Snow Coaching Course

  The NCCP L2T (On-Snow) Workshop is the second half of the CCI program and the fifth step in the NCCP progression. This workshop is designed to train coaches on team management, supporting athletes at a competition, teaching and …
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Black Prince Dinners

SOVEREIGN IS ONCE AGAIN OFFERING BLACK PRINCE DINNERS FOR THE 2022-23 SEASON. Welcome to a new season of our Black Prince Dinner offerings. This season we will be hosting four events throughout the winter showcasing exceptional …
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Biathlon NorAm Open / WJYWC and Jnr Cup Tour #2 Trials

  The newest North American biathlon circuit makes its debut at Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre in January 2023!  Biathlon is back and everyone is invited. SLNC will play host to the first-ever North American Open. This event will …
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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 bevies were amazing and the atmosphere was fantastic. We had …
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Vernon Winter Carnival: Biathlon Demo Night

Have you always wanted to try Biathlon but have been shy to check it out? As part of the Vernon Winter Carnival, this event is open to 40 participants who will learn all the basics of …
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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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Jess4Kids Team Challenge

Dress Up in Team Costumes and bring friends, family or co-workers together to form teams of 4 to take part in our Relay Challenge. 2 skiers and 2 snowshoers will duke it out with other teams …
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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 provide 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 provide 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.