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Come experience the great trails, wonderful scenery, and wildlife of the Gatineau Hills!


These snowshoeing classes require no previous experience, only a good attitude, a sense for adventure and a good level of fitness. Be prepared to travel on and off regular trails to add a bit more fun and challenge to your experience. Each week classes will be at a different location in the Gatineau Park, so you will be experiencing something new!


Post-activity beverages are always a popular choice with several local pubs within the area always eager to welcome you!



Winter 2018 Details: 

Start/end dates

Thursday: Starts Thursday, January 18 and ends Thursday, March 8.

# of weeks

8 weeks

Class times

Classes run from 6-7:30pm


90 minutes


$155 + HST

Bye dates


Class package pick-up

Winter 2018 class packages will be dropped off on your first night of class!

Class packages include: Detailed information about the class and an OSSC key tag with discounts around town. Check out the great OSSC Partner discounts!


If you want to pick up your package prior to the first class, extended office hours are:


  • Wednesday, January 10 - 9:30am-8:00pm
  • Thursday, January 11 - 9:30am-8:00pm
  • Friday, January 12 - 9:30am-5:30pm


See "Sport Info" tab for equipment requirements. 


Schedules will be posted online by end of day Friday, January 12.

You will be receiving a welcome email from your instructor before the first class which will provide details about class schedule and meeting locations.

Ready to Play? Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Skill Level Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

- Click the skill description for more info!
- Prices listed are before taxes
- Review the Refund Policy
- After the posted registration deadline, late fees will apply.

Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

How to request to play with a friend or two

Sport Info

What you need to know about Snowshoeing Lessons:

What to bring/wear

You will be snowshoeing under the moonlight, so ensure to bring a headlamp with you. 

Dress lightly with active wear as you will not be standing around long and will warm-up very quickly.

Ensure to have a warm coat ready in the car post-snowshoeing so you stay warm after classes.

A bit about your instructor!

Your amazing Nordic Fitness instructor is Jodi!

Click HERE to read their coaching bio!

Program Schedule To come shortly!


Snowshoes are NOT included in the class fees.

Rental equipment is available for the season at several locations in Ottawa at an extra charge. Your instructor Jodi can also arrange equipment rentals at a reduced price:



All instructions and directions will be provided by your class instructor Jodi. 


Each week participants will meet their class instructor in the Gatineau Trails around the Chelsea area. 

The specific meeting point for each class will be provided beforehand. 

If you have any questions before the start of classes, you can reach your instructor Jodi at