Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

Birkie Rookie Program at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Strathcona Wilderness Centre updates

SWC is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.

Our Disc Golf Course has been removed for trail construction as of September 14, 2021

Find registered programs at SWC and summer programs for youth ages 3.5 to 16 years old.

Please remember

  • Leave your pet at home, dogs are not permitted at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre. Thank you for your cooperation. Check out the Dog off-leash areas in Strathcona County.
  • Bicycles, including fat bikes, are not permitted at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre
  • Follow all provincial guidelines to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • Gathering in the parking lot is not permitted
  • Stay home if you are sick or displaying any symptoms of COVID-19
Last Modified: Sept. 14, 2021, 3:13 p.m.

Cross-country skiing at The Broadmoor

Cross-country skiing at The Broadmoor is currently closed for the season. 

Last Modified: Aug. 6, 2021, 3:55 p.m.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing: Know Before You Go

Go cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre!

Equipment rentals are now closed and will reopen in fall 2021. 

Cross-country skiing features

  • Explore world class groomed trails for classic and skate skiing.
  • Rent classic touring and skin skis, and skate skis
  • Try out sit-skis and lessons for Para-Nordic skiers.
  • Sign up for group or private lessons for beginners to advanced skiers, children and adults.

Snowshoeing features

  • Rent snowshoes for children and adults.
  • Sign up for group and school lessons.
  • Explore snowshoe and multipurpose trails.

View the abundant wildlife

  • Enjoy spotting birds, moose and deer.
  • Leave your pets at home!


Register for a program

Download our mobile app for parks, events, early childhood and drop-in recreation schedules.

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Last updated: Friday, August 06, 2021
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