|| The Strathcona Wilderness Centre offers over 12 kilometers of cross country ski trails, a modern pine lodge for overnight accommodations, and family oriented special events and learn to ski programs for children, adults, schools, and community groups. The Centre is located only 16 km east of Sherwood Park; the Centre can be reached within 45 minutes from downtown Edmonton.
Use GPS co-ordinates: N 53º 31.957' W 112º 59.964'
12 km cross country ski trails are groomed for classic skiing, of which 10 km are also groomed for skate skiing. On the Multi-Purpose trail, walking and snowshoeing are also permitted. Cross country skis and snowshoes for children and adults are available for on-site rental. For toddlers, try a kinder shuttle or baby glider to pull behind you.
Looking for ski buddies? The Centre is the home of the Strathcona Nordic Ski Club. Join this fun oriented ski club to meet new friends, improve your ski technique and fitness, and participate in the Canadian Birkebeiner and other loppetts.
Ski teams and individuals are welcome to make the Centre your regular training site. Talk to us about hosting dryland and on-snow training camps, time trails and events.
Explore www.strathcona.ab.ca/wildernesscentre for our current program guide, school enrichment programs, maps and photos of the Centre. We look forward to seeing you soon.|