Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

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If you are interested in holding an event at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, please fill out the Special Event application form.

All events must be formally approved before being provided with a Special Event Permit.

Please be aware a minimum of at least 8 weeks is needed to permit any event. Please call 403-609-1731 if you need more information.

Special Event Application

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  • Strides and Glides Duathlon

    Thursday, October 28, 2021

    3km Running Race on Banff Trail followed by 5km Freestyle Ski (Classic or Skate). Solo or Teams of 2 (one does the running and other does the skiing part).

    Join us for Pizza & Beer/Pop and the Award Ceremony after the race at the Bill Warren Training Centre (Beer and Pizza $5 each)

    Fee: See event registration
  • Biathlon Canada Selection Trials

    Monday, November 1, 2021 - Thursday, November 4, 2021

    Biathlon Canada Selection Trials for World Cup Tour #1, IBU Cup Tour #1, and FISU (Invitational)

    Fee: See event registration
  • Nordiq Canada Time Trials

    Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    Event details TBC. 

    Fee: See event registration
  • Calforex Cup #1 - Biathlon

    Friday, November 19, 2021 - Sunday, November 21, 2021

    Event detail TBC.

    Fee: See event registration
  • Para-Nordic Time Trials

    Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - Thursday, November 25, 2021

    Event details TBC.

    Fee: See event registration
  • Calforex Cup #2 - Biathlon

    Friday, November 26, 2021 - Sunday, November 28, 2021

    Event details TBC.

    Fee: See event registration
  • World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup

    Saturday, December 4, 2021 - Sunday, December 12, 2021

    We look forward to welcoming over 150 of the world’s best para athletes to this international world-class event being held at the world-renowned Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. Para-Nordic is a sport for participants with physical impairment (classified in three categories: sitting, standing and athletes with visual challenges). Most of the elite athletes compete in both cross-country skiing and biathlon races.

    Fee: Invitation.
  • AB Cup #1 and #2

    Thursday, December 16, 2021 - Sunday, December 19, 2021

    Event details TBC.

    Fee: See event registration
  • Nordic Junior / U23 World Ski Championships and Olympics Games Trials / AB Cup

    Thursday, January 6, 2022 - Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    Event details TBC.

    Fee: See event registration
  • Cadets Provincials

    Friday, February 4, 2022 - Sunday, February 6, 2022

    Event details TBC.

    Fee: See event registration
  • Grizzly Fat Bike Marathon

    Saturday, February 12, 2022

    Fat bike marathon, no impact on ski trails. 

    Fee: See event registration
  • Spirit North Festival

    Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - Thursday, February 17, 2022

    Event details TBC. 

    Fee: See event registration
  • Masters World Cup 2022

    Thursday, March 3, 2022 - Saturday, March 12, 2022

    Join us for the Masters World Cup 2022 in Canmore, Alberta. The event will be held from March 3rd to 11th 2022 at the world-class Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. We look forward to welcoming Masters skiers from around the world to the Bow Valley for seven days of racing and cultural experience in the Canadian Rockies.


    Schedule of event: 


    March 3 – Unofficial Training Day
    March 4 – Official Training Days and Opening Ceremonies
    March 5 – Race #1 30/15/10 Free
    March 6 – Race #2 30/15/10 Classic
    March 7 – Race #3 AM 10/5 Classic – PM 10/5 Free
    March 8 – Cultural Experience Day
    March 9 – Relays 4 X 5 Classic/Free
    March 10 – Race # 5 45/30/15 Free
    March 11 – Race #6 45/30/15 Classic
    March 11 – Closing Ceremonies
    March 12 – Departure

    Fee: See event registration