Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

Birkie Rookie Program at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Cross country skiing at The Broadmoor

Broadmoor updates including trail conditions, or phone 780-467-2211.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre updates

New extended hours! SWC is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Our Disc Golf Course is open for the 2021 season! Drop by and play anytime during park hours; discs available for rent from the Information Center.

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.
  • Maintain a physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from anyone outside of your household, at all times. This includes inside of the ski rental room.
  • Masks or face coverings are required for individuals 2 years of age and older when inside all Strathcona County indoor facilities.
  • Learn more about how to stay safe and prevent the spread of Covid-19 when outdoors.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing: Know Before You Go

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

Equipment rentals are now available for the 2020 / 2021 season. 

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: Wednesday, February 03, 2021
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