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Dec 21 (10M, 4w) by Tom Conklin from Terry Fox
Trails Skied: Stadium, Skate Loop [5km], Glide Wax: Whatever was on at the end of last year! , Grip Wax:
SKATE: Conditions are OK. The crew has done a good job of getting the facility up and running but they need some fresh snow to remove some of the ruts and even out the skate tracks. There is good snow coverage for the most part but there are areas with a bit of grass sticking out and there are a lot of leaves in the usual places. Despite the choppiness and icy rutting in places it is still very skiable.

NEW TRACK: It looks like the crew is extending the track out further along Riverside Drive which is great.

CLASSIC: From what I was told the classic setting is about 60% done. A bit more snow will really help them get the whole park up and running.

About Skiing at Mooney's Bay..


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 2017 Recreation Registration Page.

Terry Fox Athletic Facility (at Mooney's Bay Park)
2960 Riverside Drive

613-247-4883


Features:

  • Access to the trails for a reasonable daily rate of ONLY $3.25 per day or $35.25 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
  • Free use of our indoor wax benches and waxing irons
  • 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.


Source: Mooney's Bay Ski Centre at Terry Fox Athletic Facility.

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