Welcome to Trakkers!
Trakkers is a volunteer, non-profit, recreational ski club dedicated to the support and enjoyment of cross-country skiing and has been providing Sunday ski trips in luxury highway coaches to Southern Ontario ski resorts for over 30 years.
Trakkers welcomes members of all ages and all skill levels, from novice to the expert. Trakkers is the club for you if you want to learn to ski or improve your skills.
Members are entitled to free ski lessons taught by CANSI certified instructors. Lessons are for all ages & levels!
Membership registration for the 2018-19 ski season is now open! See our Join page for details.
Saturday December 15 - CANSI Level 1 Instructor Preparation Course
Location: Highlands Nordic ski resort, near Collingwood
If you'd like to share your skills with others, becoming a ski instructor is a great way to do it. This course will prepare you become an assistant ski instructor, and to pass the exams required to become a CANSI certified Level 1 instructor.
Trakkers pays the tuition in return for your teaching. Instructors and assistants also get free bus fare and trail fees on the days they teach.
(See our Poster for more info)
Sunday December 16 - Highland Nordic , FIRST SUNDAY SKI TRIP
The snow is flying early this year! Time to get excited for Trakkers first Sunday Trip planned for Sunday, December 16th to Highlands Nordic! Please register early for the bus, so we know you are planning to come. Advance registration always opens on Mondays and closes Thursdays at 9pm. Please review the Sunday Trips policy on the website to refresh your memory the procedures. If you wish to join a lesson, please sign up when you register for the trip.
Highlands Nordic is located on the top of the escarpment and close to Georgian Bay. The 24 km trail network offers skiing for beginners to experts. The trails are groomed and track-set for both classic and skating techniques. There are 7.5 km of snowshoe trails.
The Highlands Lodge houses an excellent cafeteria, boxed lunch room, pro-shop, rental department, service shop, waxing facilities, change rooms, and showers. There is a microwave oven on site.
Trail Pass Ski: $16
Trail Pass Snowshoe: $14
(children 7 and under – free)
Classic ski rental $20
Skate ski rental $30
Snowshoe rental $10
Remember to bring cash to pay the trail pass fee on the bus! Bring along your credit card if you plan on renting equipment, and don't forget your health card as a security measure.
To reserve your seat, login to your account before 9:00 PM on Thursday, December 13th.
Our pick up location is at the corner of Bloor Street West and Indian Road (north side of Bloor Street). Please plan to be there by 8:45 AM. The bus will leave at 9:00 AM sharp. We will depart from the resort at 4:00 PM and should be back in the city by 6:00 PM.