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Nordic Ski Opener at Elm Creek Park Reserve

Dec 9, Sat. {A}. Nordic Ski Opener at Elm Creek Park Reserve 9 :00 am-3:00 pm.

  • 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,
  • Check out the Nordic Market with representatives from 50 Nordic ski suppliers, resorts, retailers and clubs.
  • Warm up in the chalet, and grab a warm beverage or meal.

This is a FREE event.

You can also support North Stars by signing up to staff our booth for a 90-minute shift. Contact Craig Wiklund. Sign in to your North Star club account to see his contact information.

You can also support new skiers by signing up to be a Ski Buddy for a 90-minute shift at this link:
Ski Buddy Signup Page

Link to Three Rivers Parks page about the Nordic Ski Opener:

Saturday, December 9, 2023, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Elm Creek Park Reserve
12400 James Deane Parkway
Maple Grove, MN  55369
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Craig Wiklund
Further Information
X-C Ski-Day/Evening Event
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only