Events News

Canadian Masters Cross Country Ski Association 2023-24 Season Membership

Membership is the same as last season, $20 with options for the $10 ski draw ticket or a donation.
The World Masters Cup will be held in Finland, here is the link for the website:

Masters World Cup Vuokatti 2024 – Get Started (

Also, here is the link to the World Masters website. You can find links there for last years event in Seefeld, WMC2024 Finland and WMC2025 Klosters.

Masters World Cups – Next Events (

The 2024 Canadian Masters will be hosted by the Menihek Nordic Ski Club in Labrador City, Newfoundland & Labrador, from March 20-23, 2024. There was talk at the national meeting about them working on a charter flight from Montreal to Labrador City, return, for approximately $400. 

Club website: Menihek Nordic Ski Club (

2024 Canadian Masters webpage: PDF MNSC – Canadian Masters Host Package 2024.pdf (

Also, a link to the Canadian Master Website.

Canadian Masters Cross Country Ski Association – Promoting masters xc skiing across the country (

If you have any questions on the above events, feel free to email Brian Stevenson

Manitoba Spring Cup

Let’s have one last ski race/event of the year!

Red River Nordic is hosting a mass start race/event that caters to all abilities. Invite your family and friends! March is a great time to have fun and be outside and do one last ski challenge. 

The race will be at Windsor Park Nordic Centre on March 18th.

It will be freestyle technique (meaning skate or classic), there will be a classic track set on the side. If you choose to classic, we will note that you did classic on the results sheet. 

We welcome all abilities, 

  • Kid start time at 10:30am with distances of roughly 1 km and 3.5km. Special treat at the end. 
  • Adult start time at 11:15am with distances of roughly 7.5 and 15km. Special treat at the end. 

Course maps will be available at the start and course will be marked. 

We will have prizes to hand out at the end of the day. Stay tuned. 

We will have post race food for all to enjoy inside or outside around the fire as we cheer on family and friends to the finish. 


12$ per person with a max of 36$ per household. 

Registration will close at 6pm on March 17th. 

This will be a relaxed, fun atmosphere with plenty of smiles. We hope you can join! 

If you have question, contact Murray

2023 Grooming Seminar / Workshop

Back by popular demand! We are hosting a snow/trail grooming seminar/workshop for all interested parties. 

Whether you’re a veteran groomer or just interested in getting some tracks set in your area, we welcome you to come exchange ideas, demo equipment and meet other trail builders and groomers.

When: Thursday, March 16, 10 AM – 2 PM
Where: Windsor Park Nordic Center, 10 Des Meurons Street, Winnipeg
Cost: $0.00
We will have several pieces of equipment on hand: pulling machines,groomers,drags, rollers,etc. 

  • 2021 Yamaha Viking side-by-side w Camso tracks and Cab
  • 2020 Ski-Doo Skandic SWT 900
  • Ginzu Groomers
  • Snowdogs with tracksetters and toboggan
  • Steel roller
  • Meuller Tornado 2.0 Snow Tiller (no tractor on site to operate) 
  • various DIY rigs for all manner of ski trail grooming excellence

Please contact Laurie Penton at 204-471-3447 if you plan to bring any of your own equipment.

The day will start with coffee/snacks in our clubhouse and a few brief presentations on the following topics:

  • Community Trails – Starting a Local Trail Network from Scratch (Scotty Nystrom, Bourkevale Community Centre)
  • Funding Opportunities to Develop Ski Trails in Manitoba (Karin McSherry, Executive Director CCSAM)
  • Trail Signage – This Way Home (Laurie Penton, CCSAM)


  • 10 AM – meet and greet, coffee, general discussion
  • 11 AM – hands on look at equipment comparing features (pros/cons) of different types of equipment
  • 1 PM – opportunity to try out/operate equipment on hand
  • 2 PM – wrap up 

Q&A will occur throughout the session.
Please RSVP your attendance by email