Minnesota Nordic Ski Opener
December 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Embrace winter by celebrating cross-country skiing at the Minnesota Nordic Ski Opener! Skiers of all abilities and ages are invited to kick off winter with free skiing, free ski rental equipment and free mini lessons. Participate in the Ski Tour with routes for the whole family, and check out the Nordic Market with representatives from 50 Nordic ski suppliers, resorts, retails and clubs.
This is a FREE event. The first 1,500 visitors to the Nordic Ski Market receive a free buff!
All activities are held outside, both on and off the snow, so dress for the weather!
Free Nordic skiing on Elm Creek Park Reserve’s manufactured snow loop
Free Nordic ski rentals, including sit-skis for adapted skiers
Free Classic Technique mini-lessons by Three Rivers Park instructors (drop in all day)
Free hot chocolate (while supplies last)
Minnesota Youth Ski League Kids Area (10 AM to 2 PM)
Participate in Skaði’s Chase — 8K, 4K or 2K
Visit the Nordic Ski Market
Visit Sauna Village
Sign up for 2022–23 ski passes
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2022
9 AM–4 PM
Elm Creek Park Reserve
12400 James Deane Parkway
Maple Grove, MN 55369
- December 10
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Family, Outdoors, Sports