Nordic

What’s required to be a Nordic Patroller?

  • A sense of adventure
  • Successful completion of our first aid course, which runs from mid-September to early November. The course and first year registration, costs $195. Course completion includes a written exam, a scenario-based diagnostic exam and skills testing stations. An 80 per cent mark is needed to pass.
  • Completion of specialized orientation and training programs at the individual patrols, focused on protocols, procedures and geography.
  • A commitment to patrol three weekend days a month during ski season and to participate in fundraising and recruitment activities

For more information contact Calgary Zone Nordic Patrol Leader David Murray at [email protected].

Why join the Nordic Patrol?

  • The Calgary Zone Nordic Patrol covers trails at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, the Canmore Nordic Centre and West Bragg Creek.
  • Patrollers receive valuable benefits for their contribution, including free skiing, discounts and pro-deals. Cabin usage inside Peter Lougheed park.
  • We love to have fun and socialize as seriously as we patrol.
  • Members of the CSPS learn and apply valuable leadership, team-building and communications skills.
  • We are part of a group that patrols across the country, so we have friends across the land.
  • We have monthly draw prizes for MEC for anyone patrolling in that month.
  • Use of a free pack and jacket use for the season.
  • The CSPS operates year-round, providing first aid and communications support to events such as marathons, bike rallies, cross-country runs, swim meets, music festivals, fund-raining events and much, mush more.
  • Members of the CSPS comes from across the social and professional spectrum, but we all have one thing in common. We enjoy the company of other dynamic individuals who want to stay active all year round.

You’ll have the best winter ever!