Nordic Center Events

Event at the Grand Lake Nordic Center2020 – 2021  EVENT SCHEDULE

TBD :: Customer Appreciation Ski Free Day
Enjoy early season skiing with a free ski trail pass for the day.  Regular rental rates apply.

January 1 :: Opening Day!

TBA :: Grand Nordic Free Lessons (small group size due to covid)
Lessons at 10:00 am & 1:00 pm, all levels, all ages, advance sign up required. This event features free Nordic ski lessons offered by the Grand Nordic Club. Classic and skate skiing lessons for adults and children will be offered throughout the day. Ski rentals, lessons and trail passes are free to Grand Nordic Club members. Non-members will still receive a free lesson but will be charged a $10 trail pass fee and a $10 equipment rental fee. You will have the opportunity to become a member at the event in order to ski free that day. Advance registration is required for the free lesson day. Please register by calling the Grand Lake Nordic Center at 970-627-8008.

  • Canceled due to COVID restrictions  :: Grand Lake Classic Race | 9:30 a.m. Preregistration Required
    Join us for the 3rd in a series of Classic style races in Grand County. A 1.5 or 3 km kids race will begin at 9:30 a.m. and your choice of either 8 km or 16 km race will begin at 10:00 a.m. Cost for this event is $10/kid & $20/adult or $50/family of 4 or more. Enjoy food and drinks provided by local breweries and restaurants and the views of Rocky Mountain National Park!

February TBA :: Romp & Stomp | 10am-12pm
Join us at the Nordic Center with your furry friends for a great fundraising event in support of the Grand County Pet Pals and their mission toward promoting responsible pet ownership and spay/neuter campaign. $10 per person and for $5 more you can use the Nordic trails all day on the day of the event. There will be a silent auction, hot cocoa and desserts to enjoy too! For more details about the event or Grand County Pet Pals, please visit

Nordic Center Dog-friendly eventsFebruary 14 :: Valentine’s Day Two-for-One Trail Pass 
Bring along a special someone for a day at Grand Lake Nordic Center and enjoy two-for-one trail passes! Stop in the Sly Fox Restaurant for a warm drink by the fire, bowl of house-made soup or chili, or stay tuned for our romantic lunch special.

March 27 Tentatively scheduled  :: Full Moon Ski | 5pm-9pm
Join us for a Full Moon Ski event featuring adult beverages at the bonfire, in addition to the usual complimentary hot chocolate! Plus red chili will be served in the lodge from 5 pm to 8 pm. Trail passes will be only $10 and rentals will be $10 – or – if you skied that day your trail pass is good for the evening!