There there are several options for Nordic ski equipment in the Halifax area:
The Trail Shop has rental cross country equipment and you can use your Halifax Nordic club membership to receive a discount on equipment at The Trail Shop.
Brunello Golf Course has 8 pairs of skate skis that are available for rent from the pro shop. (902) 876-7649.
Here are a few local options for purchasing equipment.
The Trail Shop: 902-423-8736
Hub Cycle: 902-897-2482
Our members often post equipment for sale on our Facebook page, the latest posts are at the bottom of our Events & Races page.
Participants in club youth programs are eligible for low-cost, season-long ski rentals from the Club’s inventory – just pick up the equipment in the Fall and return it in the Spring!
Pick-up Location: 8 Cherry Drive, Dartmouth. Bring rental form and lesson registration confirmation email to prove eligibility (on phone is fine) + 2 cheques
Cost: $40 for classic (4-8 yr olds) / $80 for universal (9+ and includes poles for both classic and skate). Full sets only (skis, poles, boots) to youth registered in lessons.
Dates: Please sign up for your rental time via the following doodle polls. If the time slots fill up then another rental day and time will be set. Please be on time for your time slot.
Rental equipment will be guaranteed for youths in programs up to December 1st. After December 1st partial rentals of remaining gear will be available to any Halifax Nordic club member.
There are a limited number of larger-size skate skis which will be available to rent. Adults looking to rent from the club will have to wait until November 18th. Those adults who have rented in the past, please consider purchasing your own equipment to allow first timers the opportunity to rent from the club.
For questions related to rentals, contact Geoff Bennett, our hard-working Volunteer Ski Rental Guy firstname.lastname@example.org
The Club will hold a used equipment sale in November. Check the Event & Races page for details.