NordicFest

NordicFest

Saturday, February 13
9am–4:30pm

Embrace the best of winter at NordicFest! Join us as we celebrate winter sport and raise funds for the Genesee Valley Nordic Ski Patrol, who tirelessly patrol our trails all year round. We will provide a host of family-friendly outdoor activities, with snacks and hot drinks available for purchase.

At NordicFest you can craft your perfect snow day…

  • Get gliding with cross-country ski lessons, explore the outdoors with a beginner Ski-O clinic led by Rochester Orienteering Club, or savasana in the snow with Yoga Revolution.
  • Warm up with hot drinks and baked goods for purchase from 11am–2:30pm to benefit the Genesee Valley Ski Patrol.
  • Ski and snowshoe trails will be open with rentals available.
  • And more!

 

Event Admission:

FREE for RMSC & Pines Pass members

$5 per person/$10 per family for general public

 

Featured Activities

Snowga with Yoga Revolution

Take your practice beneath the pines with Snowga, an outdoor yoga experience led by Yoga Revolution. We will offer two 60-minute sessions held at 10:00am and 12pm. 

COST: $16 (event admission included)

Register - 10:00am

Register - 12:00pm

 

Ski-O with Rochester Orienteering Club 

Grab a map and hit the trails! The Rochester Orienteering Club will offer two ski orienteering clinics during NordicFest, along with beginner, intermediate, and advanced Ski-O courses. Perfect for beginners or anyone who wants to practice their orienteering skills. No special equipment is required and compasses will be available at registration for anyone who wants to borrow one. Registration is required due to limited group capacity.

COST : $5 (event admission included)

Register - 12:00pm

Register - 2:00pm

 

Cross-country Ski Lessons

Learn the basics of cross-country skiing! Our expert instructor will have you gliding in no time. This 30-minute group lesson will explore basic how-tos like: weight transfer, diagonal stride, getting up after you fall, and more!

COST: $15 with your own gear; $25 with discounted CNC rental (does not include $5 event admission)

 10:00am  10:30am  11:00am  11:30am
 1:00pm  1:30pm  2:00pm  

 


Ski and snowshoe rentals will be available for attendees to hit the trail and enjoy the nature center landscape. Snacks, baked goods, and hot drinks will be available for purchase back at the nature center. Bonfire, snow, and good company are all free!


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