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The e-newsletter is updated every Friday afternoon during the cross-country ski season.
Congratulations Derek Zaplotinsky!
Congratulations to Sherwood Park’s very own Derek Zaplotinsky, who will be representing Canada at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang in the sport of Para Nordic skiing.
Zaplotinsky, who has experienced success in racing with podiums at the 2015 Canada Winter Games (Gold and Silver) and the International Paralympic Committee World Cups and World Championships, trains with his coach at the Strathcona Wilderness Centre.
Four participants in the Strathcona Wilderness Centre Track Attack cross country ski program are competing in cross country ski events at the 2018 Alberta Winter Games in Fort McMurray February 16 – 19, 2018. Let’s cheer them on!
Back row, left to right: Russell Neary, Jacob Dube, Ben Rieder, Maria Sawiak, Rory Milligan, Julien Dube, instructor Graeme Torrie
Middle row, left to right: coach/instructor Jessica Kalmar, Otto Rieder, Josiah Ziprick, Jubilee Rieder, Breau Wilson, Talea Rieder
2018 Alberta Winter Games athletes: Front row, left to right: Thomas Blades, Paul Burkinshaw, Matthew Neary, Julia McGhan
Year-round operation hours
|Monday – Sunday||9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
|Closed Christmas Day and Easter Sunday|
Ski and snowshoe rental hours
|Monday – Sunday||9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.|
|Last rental time is 2:30 p.m., and all rental equipment is due back by 3:30 p.m.|
Reminder: The front gate is locked at 4:30 p.m. Please remember pets, including dogs and horses, bicycles and off-road vehicles are not permitted at the Wilderness Centre.
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