Mooney's Bay Ski Area
Ski Centre remains closed
Mooney's Bay Ski Centre Closed this weekend/until further notice.
Sadly due to the warmer temperatures/snow loss we have to close.
Open 9am-9pm operating with Spring conditions
Lessons are running.
No grooming-above zero temperatures
Now is the time to enjoy it!
Crisp tracks set, groomed this morning between 7am-10am
Grooming ongoing this morning 7am-10am
Classic and skate loops plus stadium freshly groomed this morning.
Conditions are good :)
Mooney's Bay Ski Centre OPEN Family Day 9am-6pm.
Mooney's Bay Ski Centre is open.
Stadium last groomed yesterday.
Mooney's Bay Park packing/grooming is ongoing this morning.
Use caution when skiing beware of hazards which are bare spots/ice.
Mooney's Bay Ski Centre will open and run lessons this evening at 615pm & 8pm.
We are remaining closed throughout the day today while we pack and groom the Stadium, West, North & Orchard. This will allow things to firm up for the lessons.
No grooming done in the Park.
Ski Centre remains closed.
Mooney's Bay Ski Centre closed until further notice.
Gates have been closed to facility.
Ski Centre closure- all lessons have been cancelled/postponed this weekend Feb 10 & 11
Friday the tracks were rapidly disappearing with the warm temps all day.
With high temps through last night along with rain conditions there is no grooming possible.
Friday evening we had a lot of rain, more than what was in the forecast and I could see water pooling under the snow at the east end of the main track. Conditions are deteriorating quickly.
Not much has changed with no new snow we remain hard packed.
Hard and fast, use caution.
Best time to ski is the afternoon with the sun is helping to soften conditions.
No new grooming today. Skate was groomed yesterday.
Conditions are hard packed, use caution.
Last groomed yesterday.
We are currently grooming the Skate loop this morning.
Important, please note that the Winterlude Triathlon is tomorrow Saturday Feb. 3rd
Winterlude Triathlon Cross Country Ski portion is here at Terry Fox/Mooney's Bay Park from 7am-11am. Please stay off ski trails until event is over.
Mooney's Bay Ski Centre is open and running lessons.
Some grooming early this morning, skate & classic loop in the Park
With temperatures above zero there was no grooming today.
Park is in poor condition along the beach.
Stadium "spring like conditions"
Mooney's Bay offers skiing inside the Ottawa city limits! There are 5.5 km of groomed trails for classic and skate with some portions lit at night. Perfect for after work. Perfect for the entire family. To view course offerings: Ottawa 2021/2022 Recreation Registration Page.
Terry Fox Athletic Facility (at Mooney's Bay Park) 2960 Riverside Drive 613-580-3575
- Access to the trails for a reasonable daily rate of ONLY $3.75 per day or $39.75 for the season.
- Free parking!
- Rentals by 'Lafleur de la Capital' #613-298-3775
- Indoor change rooms and washrooms
- Lit trails for night skiing
- A ski tuck shop and hot chocolate for sale
- Official sponsor 'Fresh Air Experience'
- Free information on equipment, clothing, waxing, trails and related services
The indoor facility will be open from mid December through early March (weather permitting), at the following times: 9 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday.