Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

Wostawea Open House and Trails for Life Celebration

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All are welcome to attend the annual Wostawea Open House - a chance to register for the 2017-18 season, check out new equipment from Radical Edge, hear about the new trails and snow groomer, and mingle with other Wostaweans while sipping cider and hot chocolate. Mayor Mike O'Brien will be joining us along with a number of individuals and business owners who have donated to the campaign and assisted with the trail developments.

WHERE? Killarney Lake Lodge
WHEN? Sunday, December 3rd from 2 to 4 pm
DON’T MISS! Ribbon cutting at 2:30 pm, celebration cake to follow

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Jan
6
to Mar 3

Learn-to-ski Programs Start on Saturday January 6

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All learn-to-ski programs offered by Wostawea start at 10am to 12pm on Saturday January 6, 2018, at the Killarney Lake Trails located at 1600 St. Mary's Street, Fredericton.

Lessons for Bunnies, Jackrabbits and adults will run until March 3, 2018. There will be no lessons on Saturday January 20 as Wostawea is hosting the Maritime Cup that weekend. All participants are encouraged to race instead both for the experience and to help Wostawea earn points for the NB Cup trophy!

The cost of lessons is $40 per individual and participants must be Wostawean members.

Registration is available online at zone4.ca.

Thanks to all our fabulous volunteer coaches and to Nathalie Comeau, Head Coach, in particular!

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Mar
18
1:00 PM13:00

Member Appreciation Event

Wostawea is pleased to invite you to our free Membership Appreciation Day this Saturday, March 18th at Killarney Lake. Come out and join us for a ski, a drink, a snack and maybe even a prize. The lodge will be open staring at 1:00 p.m. so you can put your gear on or wax your skis inside.

A social get together starts at 2:00 p.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m.in the lodge's Rotary Room. We will have wine, coffee and hot chocolate to drink and a variety of snacks for all ages. There will be a marshmallow roasting station outside, for young and old alike, to try your hand at getting the perfectly browned marshmallow.

To add to the fun, we will be giving out prizes in the following categories:

•Oldest female and male skiers
•Youngest female and male skiers
•Oldest Wostawea SWAG brought to the event
•Person who wears the "wildest" hat while skiing
•Best face makeup in either Wostawea colors or red and white to celebrate Canada 150
•Family with the largest number of skiers in attendance

Come out to meet old friends and perhaps make some new ones as Wostawea celebrates a great ski season that isn't over yet. See you at Killarney!

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Mar
6
1:30 PM13:30

Seniors Ski - Killarney Lake Trails

The next seniors ski will take place at Killarney next Monday March 6, from 1:30 – 4. Meet downstairs in the lodge at 1:30, to decide what trails people want to ski. Come back to the lodge after the ski for a hot drink and snacks and conversation. People can contact Margaret Wicken (info below) if there are any questions. Everyone goes at their own pace and distance.

Margaret Wicken

Tel: 506-474-1608

mwicken@rogers.com

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Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Lunar Ski Tour - Killarney Lake - Thursday February 23, 2017

Join us for a Lunar Ski Tour at Killarney Lake at 7pm on Thursday February 23, 2017.

Meet at the Rotary Lodge at Killarney Lake, 1600 St. Mary's Street, Fredericton. There are some headlamps available, but please bring your own if you have one. The ski tour will last approximately an hour and a half. For more information, contact Milda Markauskas via email at milda@nbnet.nb.ca

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Feb
19
1:00 PM13:00

Sunday Ski Tour - Saint John River Islands - February 19, 2107

David and Doris will be hosting their annual Saint John River tour this upcoming Sunday starting at 1:00 pm. They are located on the north side at 394 Clements Drive (but the civic number is buried under snow).  We will put up some balloons. Please park across the road at the Sunset Church, which is roughly 700 metres west of the Claudie Road. It would be great if people can bring some snacks.  

Bring your wide skis, and your large basket ski poles if you have them. The trail will consist of a lovely river bank route of 6 – 7 kilometres all told (return). To help create a good ski trail on the thick snow pack, David has requested help to pack the trail with snowshoes and then set track. Trail grooming session will be tomorrow at 1 pm.  Folks who would like to help should bring both snowshoes and skis.  Any questions, call David at 444-9180.

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Feb
2
7:00 PM19:00

Lunar Ski Tour - Killarney Lake - Thursday February 2, 2017

Join us for a Lunar Ski Tour at Killarney Lake at 7pm on Thursday February 2, 2017.

Meet at the Rotary Lodge at Killarney Lake, 1600 St. Mary's Street, Fredericton. There are some headlamps available, but please bring your own if you have one. The ski tour will last approximately an hour and a half. For more information, contact Milda Markauskas via email at milda@nbnet.nb.ca.

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Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Lunar Ski Tour - Kingswood Golf Course - Thursday January 26, 2017

Join us for a Lunar Ski Tour at the Kingswood Golf Course at 7pm on Thursday January 26, 2017.

Meet at the Lodge at the Kingswood Golf Course, 1700 Hanwell Road, Fredericton. There are some headlamps available, but please bring your own if you have one. The ski tour will last approximately an hour and a half. For more information, contact Milda Markauskas via email at milda@nbnet.nb.ca.

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Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

Lunar Ski Tour - Killarney Lake - Thursday January 19, 2017

Join us for a Lunar Ski Tour at Killarney Lake at 7pm on Thursday January 19, 2017.

Meet at the Rotary Lodge at Killarney Lake, 1600 St. Mary's Street, Fredericton. There are some headlamps available, but please bring your own if you have one. The ski tour will last approximately an hour and a half. For more information, contact Milda Markauskas via email at milda@nbnet.nb.ca

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Jan
8
1:00 PM13:00

Sunday Ski Tour - Killarney Lake - Sunday January 8, 2017

Join your fellow Wostaweans for a Sunday Ski Tour at Killarney Lake at 1pm on Sunday January 8, 2017. This is a great chance to get out and explore the new trails with your fellow Wostaweans.

Meet at the Rotary Lodge at Killarney Lake, 1600 St. Mary's Street, Fredericton. The ski tour will last approximately an hour and a half and there will be refreshments afterwards. For more information, contact Milda Markauskas via email at milda@nbnet.nb.ca.

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Jan
5
6:00 PM18:00

Registration for ski lessons closes at 5pm on Thursday January 5, 2017

Registration for learn-to-ski programs will close at 5pm on Thursday January 5, 2017.

Please make sure you are signed up for Jackrabbit or adult lessons prior to that date as no new students will be accepted after registration closes.

Registration is available online here or at Radical Edge in person.

Please note that you can continue to purchase your Wostawea membership after this date. Being a member helps support the club groom the trails and promote this wonderful winter activity.

 

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Dec
20
11:00 AM11:00

Big Announcement - Killarney Lake - 11am Tuesday December 20, 2016

ACOA Announcement at Killarney Lake – The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, in partnership with the City of Fredericton, the Province of New Brunswick and Wostawea Cross Country Ski Club, has a very special announcement to make at Killarney Lake Lodge on Tuesday, December 20 at 11 am. All Wostawea members and other cross country ski enthusiasts in the City are encouraged to attend.

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Dec
4
3:00 PM15:00

Wostawea Open House - Sunday December 4 - Killarney Lake Lodge

Everyone is invited to the Wostawea Open House from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday December 4 at Killarney Lake Lodge, 1600 St. Mary's Street, Fredericton.

Join us to purchase your 2017 membership, socialize with other members, find out more about our learn-to-ski programs, and hear some great news about the cross country ski trails in Fredericton.

At 3pm, a guided walking tour of the trails will be provided.

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Nov
26
2:00 PM14:00

Wostawea at Crabbe Mountain Open House - November 26, 2016

Wostawea will have an information booth at the Crabbe Mountain Open House from 1-4pm on Saturday November 26, 2016.

Drop by to hear about the Crabbe - Wostawea Loppet that will take place on Sunday February 26 at Crabbe, the programs offered by Wostawea, or to buy a raffle ticket to a Nordic ski package valued at more than $350. All proceeds go towards trail development at Killarney Lake. Tickets will also be available at the Wostawea Open House on December 4, 2016.

More information on the Crabbe Mountain Open House can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nov
19
8:00 AM08:00

WOSTAWEA AT THE FREDERICTON FARMERS MARKET - NOVEMBER 19

Wostawea will have an information booth at the Fredericton Farmers Market on Saturday November 19, 2016. Please drop by to say hi, learn more about the benefits of membership, the cross country ski trails in Fredericton and our learn-to-ski programs for 2017.

If you are able to volunteer at the information booth, please contact us via this website.

Hope to see you there!

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Apr
14
10:30 AM10:30

AGM – April 20 @ 7:30pm – Centre Communautaire Ste-Anne

We look forward to as many Wostaweans as possible attending our annual general meeting. The Executive has lots of new and exciting initiatives planned for the year ahead to share with you and your voice is important for planning our club’s future.

We are also looking for a new secretary so if you are interested, please let us know ahead of time.

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Tournoi de ski de fond / Youth Ski Tournament
Mar
5
10:30 AM10:30

Tournoi de ski de fond / Youth Ski Tournament

Tournoi de ski de fond / Youth Ski Tournament

10 h à midi, le samedi 5 mars 2016 / 10:00am to noon Saturday March 5, 2016

Inscription de 9h30 à 10h – Registration 9:30am to 10am

Sprints individual / Individual sprints

Stations amustantes / Fun game stations

Collations santée / Healthy snacks

Prix de participation / Participation awards

Come and join the FUN! :-)

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