Category Archives: History

Potluck Dinner and AGM 2022!

Parkland members and guests are invited to join us for a potluck dinner at  Bower-Kin Community Hall on April 26, 2022. Join us to:

  • Be with friends old and new
  • Chat about our adventures
  • Talk about snow making in the coming years
  • Plan for a new season
All meetings and gatherings will make Covid safety measures a 1st priority.

Prepare for a great season in 2023 with adult ski lessons!
Watch this space for beginner/intermediate or intermediate/master classes in 2023

No skis? No problem! River Bend is renting them out daily.

Please let us know what adventures you are enjoying – post to the Parkland Cross Country Ski Club Facebook page!

Everyone is welcome to join us!



Excerpts From Newsletters of Yesteryears What Has Changed What Has Not

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A self-imposed duty, as club secretary, has been that of reviewing the mass of paper that arrived at my house, turned over to my keeping by the previous secretary.  Thus, I am sorting and reading and reading. Most fascinating are the old newsletters.

However, before I share from them, I need to say my reading of the club history left me in awe of and full of admiration for the many club members who contribute to the success of the club year after year after year often simultaneously wearing multiple “club hats”.

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Excerpts From Newsletters of Yesteryears The Parkland Poets

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A self-imposed duty, as club secretary, has been that of reviewing the mass of paper that arrived at my house, turned over to my keeping by the previous secretary.  Thus, I am sorting and reading and reading. Most fascinating are the old newsletters.

However, before I share from them, I need to say my reading of the club history left me in awe of and full of admiration for the many club members who contribute to the success of the club year after year after year often simultaneously wearing multiple “club hats”.

Now, some excerpts from the many poems that were part of yesteryear’s newsletters.

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