The Sovereign Lake Nordic Club has been given a $25,000 boost from the regional district.
The SLNC is the largest cross country ski club in North America with more than 2,000 members, and regularly hosts competitions with skiers from across the world.
The 54-kilometre track is heavily utilized and requires daily grooming and top-notch equipment. When the SLNC learned the cost of a new groomer was around $450,000, they turned to the community for support.
“Investing in active and healthy lifestyles is important to me,” said Amanda Shatzko, Electoral Area “C” Director which includes the BX and Silver Star. “This new equipment will keep the track in good condition for years to come and will allow people of all ages and skill levels to participate in sport in our region, and attract tourism and contributions to the local economy.
“Donations are still needed, so I encourage others to contribute to this excellent amenity in our own backyard.”