Races and Events

Foothills Nordic is proud to host several races and events for the Nordic skiing community throughout the winter. Please support these fantastic events by attending or volunteering at them.

  • Cookie Week

    Please drop your cookies off this week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evening, 4-8pm. Please bake at least a dozen cookies for the Cookie Race! The turmoil from all the changes we have to make this year will be soothed by homemade cookies. Drop them off at Confed golf course, coolers will await your treats –…

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  • Alumni from Foothills will be racing at the 2024 COOP FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Canmore.

    Xavier McKeever and Micah Steinberg, Foothills Alumni, will be joining their Canadian team mates to race this weekend at the 2024 COOP FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Canmore. This is an amazing accomplishment for these two athletes and will be an exciting weekend of racing for the Canadian team. Details about the weekend can be…

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  • Canada’s National Team Members Visit Foothills Athletes at Practice

    Thank you to the national team athletes that joined the T2 and LC athletes at practice last week. @[email protected] @Julian.tt.smith

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  • AB Cup 3&4 That is a wrap!

    Thank you to all the skiers for showing up and giving it their all. Thank you to all the volunteers for your time and efforts. And thank you to the sponsors for your generosity. See you next year! Check out this video courtesy of Shirley S: 2024 AB Cup Video Compilation

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  • COOP Mini World Cup, presented by Nordiq Alberta

    Nordiq Alberta is excited to partner with the Alberta World Cup Society, organizers of the COOP FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Canmore (Feb. 9 – 13) to present the COOP Mini World Cup on Saturday Feb 10, a free event! What is a COOP Mini World Cup?The aim of the COOP Mini World Cup is…

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  • Watch Foothills Athletes Compete in Korea Live

    2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games: DAY 1 – Gangwon. Foothills Athletes will be racing today. Flora will be in the women’s 10k at 19:30. Justin and Luke will be in the men’s 12.5k starting at 22:10. Races will be live-streamed at https://gem.cbc.ca/live-event/38099

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  • Confederation Park Operations

    Finally warmed up to -25c so we got the groomer out this afternoon. Blue, Green and Orange were all groomed and track set most everywhere except for a few thin spots. We hope to get the other trails and driving range done tomorrow. One ask: sometimes we have to groom during the day. If you…

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  • Skip the Depot

    DONATING AS EASY AS SIGNING UP FOR BOTTLE PICKUPS Do you have bottles and other recyclables sitting around the house? Do you want to donate to Foothills Nordic Ski Club to help us continue to run amazing nordic ski programs? Schedule a pickup through FNSC’s Skip the Depot account and get your recyclables picked up…

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  • Message from the Cookie Monster

    The Cookie Monster is heading homeWhere Pukekos, Keas and the wilder people roam That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t bakeAll those delicious cookies you love to make The Cookie Race is looming soonTime to get out sugar, flour and mixing spoon Make your very best treats to shareTwo dozen from each of you is pretty fair Come and join the race day…

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  • Snow Farming makes ALL the Difference

    Many hands make light work. Snow farmers needed this Wednesday and Saturday to shovel snow on to the trails at Confederation Golf Course. Please consider volunteering this Wednesday evening 6:30 to 8 or Saturday 10 to noon. Make it a weekly upper body workout and consider signing up for each Wednesday this winter. Details in…

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