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Winter Solstice anyone?

Believe it or not, the Winter Solstice is only a few weeks away! Thursday, December 21st marks the ‘tipping point’ of winter when the hours of daylight start to increase.  A few of our more ‘enthusiastic‘ members will be out … Continue reading

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There’s something in the air!

Is anyone out there as excited as we are to see the return of the snow?                                                  … Continue reading

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Last Campfire of the Season…

SUNDAY, November 12th, 2-4 pm … and the weather’s perfect! …to join the Friends of Ellenwood Park for our final Campfire and Marshmallow Roast of the season.  Park at the Mood Road gate and take a leisurely 15 minute walk … Continue reading

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Today’s bonfire and marshmallow roast…

For those of you out there who refuse (like us) to be put off by damp weather – the Friends of Ellenwood will be out at the Park this afternoon between 2:00 and 4:00. A  warm welcome awaits you down … Continue reading

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A Friendly Thank You!

The Friends of Ellenwood Park wish all of our friends a very Happy Thanksgiving!  We are looking forward to seeing you this fall and hoping for some great ski and snowshoe conditions in the months ahead.  Have you renewed your membership … Continue reading

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CAMPFIRE and MARSHMALLOW ROAST!

SUNDAY, November 12th, 2-4 pm …if the weather permits! Join the Friends of Ellenwood Park for a family friendly Campfire and Marshmallow Roast. Come and experience a classic Canadian outdoor tradition. Park at the entrance gate and take a leisurely … Continue reading

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March 25th update…

Well… it’s the first weekend of spring.  How are you liking it so far?  It also happens to be the last weekend of March.  Remember that whole, “In like a lion, out like a lamb” business?  The next few days … Continue reading

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March 18th update…

It’s a case of too much yet too little.  Too much snow on the ground preventing our Hunt for Gold to take place, but too little snow for getting out the skis.  A soggy combination.  As the sun hits the … Continue reading

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March 11th update…

Baby, it’s c-c-c-COLD outside!  Bundle up if you head out to the Park for a walk this weekend.  No snow means no skiing (…not enough glide;-) so the ski cabin will be closed while we c-c-c-continue to wait.

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March 4th update…

Cold enough for snow, but that’s about all. That means the ski cabin will be closed for ski loans again this weekend. Oh well… it’s still early in the month so by all means count your chickens, but not before … Continue reading

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