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.
Sunday Trip March 24th - Arrowhead Provincial Park
Arrowhead trip is a Go!
8am Early Departure 8am
Lots of standby seats available!
We have reports that ski conditions are favourable, with no icy spots and the forecast is cooperating for the same tomorrow. It is very likely the ice skating trail will be open also.
This will be the last trip this year, due to rising temperatures this coming week which will melt all the ski trails, so...
Come grab a standby seat, and get your last ski in for the season!
8am Early Departure 8am
Arrowhead Provincial Park is located just north of Huntsville, Ontario, on the beautiful Canadian Shield. There are a total of 46 km of groomed nordic ski trails (30 classic and 16 skate). The park also has, a 1.3 km ice skating trail, winding through the campgrounds. This trail is kept smooth by Zamboni, so think about bringing your skates too!
There is a fantastic huge and gorgeous new visitors centre down at the lower level. In addition to the main centre (which has the rentals) there is also new "pavillion" for overflow. Also, a brand new, fully provisioned waxing room (5 ski forms, built in ventilation system with heating so you stay warm while you are waxing your skis). And finally, a new dedicated parking spot at the lower level for buses.
The ski/snowshoe/skate rentals are located now in the Visitor's Centre, NOT back at the Park Office, where they used to be. There are also excellent indoor toilets (and provision for changing), storage lockers, 3 microwaves and snacks for sale.
Make sure you bring plenty of food and water for the day and longer bus rides!! Note: early departure time is 8:00 a.m.
To cover the additional travel costs of the longer bus trip to Arrowhead, $10 fee per person will be added to the trail fees and collected by the bus captains.
Therefore this Sunday's on-the-bus collected fees
that covers all activities in the park; skiing, skating and snowshoeing are:
Adults (18+): $20
Children (6-17): $17
Youth (under 18) $17.50
Snowshoes $12 (3 hour rental time)
Trakkers Annual General Meeting and Year-end Social - Thursday April 11th , 2019 6:30pm
Members of Trakkers Cross-Country Ski Club are invited to the Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.at the Madison Avenue Pub at 14 Madison Avenue, M4R 2S1, Toronto, Ontario.
Operational and financial reports for the 2018-2019 ski season will be presented and directors for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors will be elected at this meeting.
Formal notice, agenda for the AGM, and proposed board slate for the 2019-2020 ski season, along with minutes from last year's AGM, are available on the Club Operations page.
The Club Operations page is also where you can find the nomination procedure and forms.
Following the meeting, everyone is cordially invited to our annual year-end social, in the same location as our meeting at the Madison Avenue Pub, beginning at or shortly after 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at $20 per person which includes appetizers and two drinks.
Tickets must be purchased ahead of time through the "My Account" page, similar to the way you register for a Sunday trip. Look for "AGM / Year-End Social Tickets" and click the "Register" link beneath that.