Here is the 2023/2024 ski events calendar:

  • November 4, 2023 – Snow Show
  • Nov 9, 2023 – Wax and Wine
  • Beginning of ski season to January 7, 2024 – SKIGO BINGO #1
  • Sunday, December 10, 2023 – Candy Cane Forest Ski, Free Ski
  • December 13 – 17, 2023 – Arctic Winter Game Trials
  • Sunday, January 21, 2024 – World Snow Day, Free Ski
  • Sunday, February 11, 2024 – NWT Ski Day, Free Ski & Costume Ski
  • 2023 Frostbite 50 Date TBD
  • Sunday, April 7, 2024 – Yellowknife Gold Loppet
  • Saturday & Sunday, April 13,14, 2024 – Yellowknife Ski Races 
  • Thursday, April 18, 2024 – Nordic Cross
  • January 12 – April 7, 2024 – SKIGO BINGO #2

Snow Show: Saturday Nov 4, 2023 11:30 – 2:30PM!  

This includes:

  • Ski gear sale -come early, gear sells out fast!
  • Information booths about programs: Jackrabbits, Track Attack, Biathlon, Ski Parents, ski events, coaching, volunteer opportunities, Banting wall tent and trail grooming
  • Ski Waxing: $25/pair (supports our high performance ski team); and
  • Chili, bake sale and hot drinks!

SKI GEAR SALE – bring your used ski gear you want to sell to the club the night before, from 7-9PM,  The ski club keeps 10% as a fundraiser and the rest goes in your pocket.  Have your asking price in mind when you drop off your items.

Wax and Wine: Nov. 9, 2023

Get your skis waxed for $25/pair. While you wait enjoy a drink and snacks on us and hang out with other ski enthusiasts!

Candy Cane Forest Free Ski: Dec 10, 2023

Come ski with Santa and experience the magic of the candy cane forest as you search for candy canes hidden on the trails. Afterwards, enjoy hot drinks and snacks in the chalet.  

Trail fees are waived all day.

World Snow Day: Jan 21, 2024

Come join us for a day of free trail use, free rentals for adults and kids and free mini-lessons from 10am – 3pm! There will also be a free pancake breakfast from 11am-1pm!

NWT Ski Day: February 11, 2024

Celebrate ski love at the club on Sunday, February 11 with side-by-side classic tracks on the snowflake loop. This event is an all ages costume ski with an outdoor fire pit, hot chocolate, and snacks.
Frostbite 50: date TBD

The Frostbite 50 is a 50-km snowshoe or classic ski event. You can take on the track as a relay with teams of up to five, or test your skills as a solo competitor. Volunteers at checkpoints and on snowmobiles will cheer you on along the way!

There are four road-accessible checkpoints, and participants are welcome to have support along the way. There are no prizes for first place. We want winter lovers of all abilities to join us, and for everyone to have fun and finish safely.

A discount of 25% for YK Club Ski Club members (a separate email with discount code will be sent to members soon). Or if you are interested in volunteering for this event, please reach out to

Yellowknife Gold Loppet: April 7, 2024

The Loppet is a fun, family event for skiers of all abilities. The route is specially groomed and trackset (classic-style) for this special one-day event each year. Starting from Vee Lake, the Loppet includes loops of 4 km, 15 km and 25 km on Vee, Jackson, Banting and Walsh Lakes.

Registration includes snacks at the checkpoints, loppet swag, and an apres-ski lunch at the Ski Club Chalet! 

Nordic Cross Races: April 18, 2024

A Nordic Cross is similar to other events on the Club trails with the added fun of obstacles as you make your way along.