Club information & Location

Trails, Hours of Operation, and Amenities

TRAILS & HOURS OF OPERATION

Mono Nordic Ski trails are accessible 7 days a week from dusk to dawn during the ski season (Nov 15 to April 15). The 2 km Red A trail loop is lit for night skiing until 9pm and all other trails are open until 7pm. Walking on the trails is not permitted during ski season. Separate walking trails are available at Monora Park during the ski season, see the trail maps for their location.

heated pavilion

On weekends and holidays, when weather permits, Ski Services staff will be available at the Monora Park Pavilion, lower level from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. to assist Mono Nordic Members and Visitors. Daily Ski passes can be purchased from 9 am up until 5pm. Equipment rentals are available to purchase from 9 am until 3:30 pm and must be returned by 5pm. More details about day passes and daily equipment rentals are available on the Visitor’s page. 

The pavilion is heated with men’s, women’s and family washrooms. Limited tables are provided for families to enjoy lunch. Free Wi-fi access is available. Please note: Mono Nordic and the Town of Mono are not responsible for any personal items left at the Pavilion.

washrooms

A new heated washroom is available on the hill south of the Pavilion from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. On weekends and holidays, heated washrooms are available in the Pavilion when the Pavilion is open.

club address & directions

500 Bristol Drive, Mono Ontario, Canada, L9W 0E1

Take Hwy 10 to the north end of Orangeville. Enter the park via Monora Park Drive (there are traffic lights at the intersection with Hwy 10). Turn left (south) on Kingfisher Drive. Parking is available in the upper parking lot beside the Pavilion or the lower parking lot beside Mono Nordic’s Operations building.

Parking is not allowed on Kingfisher Drive. If both parking lots are full, skiers will be restricted from entering the park grounds.

From County Road 16, enter the park via Kingfisher Drive.

F.A.Q.

Got questions? Check out this section.

 

Daily Trail passes are available online using Visa or Mastercard or visitors who prefer to use exact cash can purchase a trail pass using our convenient drop boxes. Please bring CASH ONLY and EXACT change, as these convenient drop boxes do not accept credit or debit and we do not provide change. On weekends and holidays, Ski Services staff is available to help you with your Daily Trail Passes and equipment rentals from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Pavilion, lower level. Equipment should be returned by 5:00PM. Debit is our preferred method of payment as it carries the lower processing fees.

 

Do lots of hiking. If you have hiking/walking poles use them as it will get your body prepared for the motion of classic skiing. As long as there is no snow on the ground, Monora Park is the best place to start hiking. There are also many hiking opportunities on local trails. Maps to other trails in the area can be found at www.headwaterscommunities.org

We recommended a couple local business that supply many of our members with quality ski equipment and good service: Highlands Nordic in Duntroon (south of Collingwood) www.highlandsnordic.ca.

Mono Nordic Ski Club maintains two dog walking trails during the winter ski season. The dog walking trails are at the south end, off the lower parking lot, just east of the Operations building and at the west end of the upper parking lot. (See trail maps.) Walking, hiking, and dogs are not permitted on the ski trails as they cause damage to the trail surface. Please enjoy walking your dog on all trails in the park once the ski season is over. 

On weekends and holidays, when weather permits, Ski Services staff will be available at the Monora Park Pavilion, lower level from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to assist Mono Nordic Members and Visitors. Daily Ski passes and Equipment rentals are available from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM in the Pavilion. 

The pavilion is heated with men’s, women’s and family washrooms. Limited tables are provided for families to enjoy lunch. Free Wi-fi access is available. Please note: MonoNordic and the Town of Mono are not responsible for any personal items left at the Pavilion. 

If we have enough snow for skiing between Christmas and New Years Day or during March Break, we will have staff at the Pavilion available to assist you. Check our website for updates. During low snow or hazardous trail conditions, the trails and Operations building may be closed temporarily.

A limited amount of equipment is available for Daily rentals during weekends at the Pavilion, lower level. The cost to rent equipment for the day is $15. Members can rent equipment for the season at a cost of $80. Seasonal rental equipment availability varies based on your required sizes. Contact skiservicesmononordic@outlook.com for more information.

All skiers (members and visitors) are required to carry an electronic or printed copy of their proof of payment. Please scan the QR code on your membership card or day pass at the QR code reader in the window at the Pavilion or the Operations Building when you arrive and when you leave.

Visitors paying cash for day passes at our honesty boxes are required to sign in on the provided envelopes to ensure they are covered under our club insurance policy. 

 

Snowshoeing and fat biking is not allowed on the ski trails or on the properties that the trails run through. Depending on recent snowfall and activity, you might be able to snow shoe on the walking trails.

 

Please join us for our Social Ski program. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30 PM casual skiers come together to ski the trails. Skiers of all abilities are welcome – participants ski in groups or individually.

By joining the group folks usually meet skiers of similar abilities. Also, many members have met ski partners through volunteer work in the Club.

 

Skiers are required to carry proof of paid membership or daily trail pass when they are using the trails. In this way we are assured that those using the trails are paid members/visitors and therefore covered by our club insurance policy.

Yes – we welcome guests! The weekday trail fee is payable online (credit card only) or in person (exact cash only) at the drop boxes found at the trail entrance in the lower parking lot and at the bottom of the pavilion stairs. On weekends, guests can purchase Daily Ski Passes and rent equipment from our Ski Services Staff at the Operations Building in the lower parking lot at Monora Park.

Mono Nordic Ski Club is a non profit corporation run by the members of the club. We have a Board of Directors that are responsible for managing the operations and finances of the club. Although we have a few part-time seasonal staff members, our volunteer members assist in running the Club by maintaining trails and equipment, hosting at the pavilion, and running events.

The Club mandate is to provide low cost, high quality cross country skiing opportunities to members of the community, regardless of age or fitness level. 

Our trails run through properties owned by the Town of Mono, Credit Valley Conservation Authority and 3 local residents.

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at info@mononordic.com.

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