Martock Nordic Ski Club is a community organization of over 400 Nordic skiers who enjoy cross-country skiing and biathlon in the Halifax region and on the Nordic trails at Ski Martock near Windsor in Nova Scotia.
Learn to ski Programs – youth and adult, cross-country and biathlon group instruction offered at Martock Nordic Trails and McDonald Sports Park – January to March. Ski equipment rentals are available for youth registered in programs. The club facilitates training for coaches and officials.
Trail-grooming - volunteer groomers use club equipment to groom trails at the Bryan Scallion ski trails at McDonald Sport Park in Waverley, Graves-Oakley Memorial Park in Spryfield, the Links at Brunello Estates near Timberlea and at Dollar Lake Provincial Park near the Halifax airport.
Club events and races – Fun events to get people outside on cross-country skis: Nordic Fest, Dollar Lake Loppet, night-races, gear-swap, club trips to ski in New Brunswick, Cape Breton and beyond. Competitve races to further the sports of biathlon and cross-country skiing: Ski for Steve, Provincial championship races.
Board of Directors
MNSC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, elected at the Annual General Meeting held each spring. Current Board members are:
- Steve Chipman – President and Programs Director
- Derek Estabrook –Vice-President and Communications Director
- Susan McClure –Secretary and Registration Director
- Tim Carroll – Treasurer and McDonald Sport Park Liaison
- Mark Campbell – Grooming Director
- Lorenzo Caterini
- Jamie Lamond – Biathlon Director
- Julian Marchant
- Eric McIntyre
- Sue Sirrs
- Joanne Walsh
Club Mission: to build a Community of active Nordic Skiers in the HRM & Martock