Head outdoors this weekend and embrace our Minnesota weather at the Minnesota Nordic Ski Opener! It’s happening Saturday, December 7th from 9 am – 4 pm at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove.
Celebrate cross-country skiing, no matter your ability or age. There will be free skiing, free rental equipment, and free mini lessons. Participate in the Ski Tour with routes for the whole family and check out the Nordic Ski Expo.
- Free Nordic skiing
- Free Nordic ski rentals, including sit-skis for adapted skiers
- Free Nordic ski mini lessons (Drop in all day)
- Ski tours with routes for the whole family and all abilities
- Morning test track for experts and high school students
- Demos of the latest equipment by manufacturers and retailers
- Reps from ski events, resorts, ski clubs and nonprofits
- Kids Area (10:00 AM–1:30 PM)
- Sign-ups for 2019-20 ski lessons and ski passes
- $7 lunch special at concessions starting at 11 AM
Show up early as the first 1,000 visitors will receive a free buff! Elm Creek Park Reserve is located at 12400 James Deane Parkway in Maple Grove.