Nordic Ski Club
of Milwaukee


Our current 4 month calendar

The Nordic Ski Club of Milwaukee welcomes newcomers and prospective members to any of our events.

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The Nordic Ski Club will occasionally list events sponsored by other organizations. The Club and these other organizations are separate and distinct. The Club provides information without compensation about other events solely as a service to members or guests who may be interested in such outings. The Club has no control or voice in managing these events.  Members and guests should exercise their own judgment and participate in these events cautiously and at their own risk.

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, May 27, 2017
    • 10:30 AM
    • Cushing Memorial Park, Main Street and Cushing Park Road, Delafield, WI
    Join Paul and Rita Keber for a bike ride starting on the Lake Country Recreational Trail in Delafield on Saturday, May 27 beginning at 10:30 am. We will start the ride from Cushing Memorial Park located at Main Street and Cushing Park Road in the city of Delafield. To get there, take the County C (Delafield) exit from I-94 north ½ mile to Main Street. Turn left and go ½ mile to Cushing Park Road and turn right into the park.

    Be ready to start the ride at 10:30 am. We will bike west on the Lake Country Recreational Trail until it ends at Jefferson Street in Oconomowoc. From there we’ll ride through the streets of Oconomowoc and around scenic Lac La Belle before returning on the Lake Country Recreational Trail for a total distance of 25 miles. The bike trail is paved and the entire bike route is mostly flat with just a few hills. Once back, we’ll head to a nearby eatery in Delafield for food and drink. For additional information call Paul at 262-547-4827. On the day of the ride you can reach him on his cell phone at 262-309-1918.
    • Friday, June 02, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Steaming Cup, 340 W Main, Waukesha
    Meet your NSCM friends at The Steaming Cup, 340 W Main Street, Waukesha (on the corner of Main & Clinton). Then venture out to explore the streets of Historic Downtown Waukesha, including 6 stages of live music, a variety of restaurants and unique shops

    Waukesha is proud to be the hometown of guitar legend Les Paul--and has the honor of being a Gibson Company "Guitar Town". June 2 is the first FNL of 2017, and will have special events & music featured.

    Call or e-mail event leader Kayleen Kauffman at (H) 262-549-2389 (cell: 262-501-9280 day of event) or

    • Sunday, June 04, 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • Thiensville Village Park, 216 Elm Stm Thiensville, WI 53092
    Join the Glacier State Paddlers for a fun day canoeing on the Milwaukee River from Thiensville to Kletzsch Park in Glendale. The trip will start on the Milwaukee River by Thiensville Village Park in Thiensville. You can get there by taking I-43 north to Mequon Rd and going west about 3 miles. Turn north (right) on Cedarburg Rd which becomes Main St and after 1/3 mile turn right onto Green Bay Rd. Take the first right at Elm St that will lead to the park. We will meet at 10:00 am and shuttle vehicles from the start before beginning the trip. The trip distance is about 8 miles. Please bring a bag lunch and beverage for the trip and gloves to protect your hands.

    Call GSP trip leader and Nordic member Mike Craig at 414-552-5011 to let him know you are coming and to get additional trip details. Identify yourself as a Nordic Ski Club member. Since no canoe rentals will be available for this trip there will not be a fee
    • Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Schlitz Business Park, 1515–1555 Cherry St., Milwaukee WI 53212
    What better way to enjoy an early summer evening than a twilight paddle on the Milwaukee River? Join other Nordics and Glacier State Paddlers members Wednesday evening on June 7 starting at 6:00 pm and ending at dusk. We’ll paddle the Milwaukee River through downtown Milwaukee and will end before it gets dark. We will be starting from Milwaukee River Landing in Schlitz Business Park, 1515–1555 Cherry St. Use River Center- surface parking lot (Near AZCOM, along the West side of the Riverwalk way).

    Let GSP trip leader Bill Ross know you are attending by calling him at 414-332-1889 or emailing him at Identify yourself as a Nordic Ski Club member. If you need to rent a canoe, you MUST call Bill. Canoe rental cost is an estimated cost of $2.00 per person for this trip. Money should be paid directly to Bill. There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak.
    • Saturday, June 10, 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • Nashotah Park, W330 N5113 County Road C, Nashotah, WI 53058
    Join fellow Nordics for a Saturday morning hike at Nashotah Park on June 10th, 10am. The Gullen family donated the land in 1972 to ensure that this area would be a home for native plant preservation and recreation. We will hike the 3.5 mile Green Trail. 1.5 hrs estimate. The Green Trail is rated intermediate (skiing and hiking) and includes both woods and prairies, hills and flat stretches.

    Meet at the park and ride, U.S. Hwy 16 and State Highway C, at 10am for carpooling or meet up with us at the park shelter/restrooms of Picnic Area 2. There is a $4 per vehicle entrance fee to the park.

    Park Entrance: ½ mile north of U.S. Hwy 16 on State Highway C

    Afterwards we will plan for food and beverage at nearby Picnic Basket Restaurant in Nashotah. If you have questions, email Dennis Drake at or call 414-481-0967.
    • Saturday, June 24, 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • 3549 County Road MM, Watertown, WI 53098
    Join the Glacier State Paddlers for a fun day trip along a scenic section of the upper Rock River. Meet at the Rock River on County MM at 10:00 am about a mile east of the town of Lebanon. Take Hwy 67 almost 10 miles north of Oconomowoc and turn left on Cty MM. The river is about 3 miles west of Hwy 67. The canoe trip will end in Kaul Park at Cty CW for a distance of 11.5 miles. A 6 mile option to Harnischfager Park will also be offered. This trip is suitable for beginners. Please bring a bag lunch, beverage, and gloves to protect your hands.

    Call Mike Craig, GSP trip leader and Nordic member, at 414-552-5011 to reserve a spot on the trip and to get trip details (where to meet, etc.). Identify yourself as a Nordic Ski Club member. Canoe rental cost is a maximum of $6.00 per person. Money should be paid directly to Mike. There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak.
    • Saturday, July 15, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Cedar Community, 5595 Co Rd Z, West Bend, WI 53095

    Save the Date!

    The annual Summer picnic will be at Cedar Communities in West Bend this year.  The date is Saturday, July 15, time approximately 10 am to 5pm. More information, details and maps to follow next month.
    • Friday, September 01, 2017
    • Monday, September 04, 2017
    • Harrington Beach State Park, 531 Co Rd D, Belgium, WI 53004
    Mark your calendars for a four-day camping trip over Labor Day weekend at Harrington Beach State Park.

    Details to come later.

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