A hearty THANK YOU to our coaches & volunteers!

Whether working with our Winter Fun Club, Trail Kids, MadNorSki juniors, or adult lessons – our volunteer coaches have made it all possible. This year saw the highest enrollment in our cross country skiing programming with over 150 participants  in youth programs alone! Our volunteer coaching teams create a fun learning environment where kids can be… Read More

Nordic Skiing at Pleasant View & CXC Trails

  With the recent snow, some skiers have been disappointed to see the gates to the Pleasant View Golf Course closed for the winter. Be assured, the golf course is open for skiing and is being groomed every day.   The Pleasant View trails are now only accessible from the CXC Outdoor Recreation Center Trailhead off… Read More

Madnorski Trivia Quiz

Test your Madnorski knowledge!  Take the Madnorski Trivia Quiz! (Read question, then advance to next page to see the answer.  Change your window size if you can see more than one slide. No cheating!!)  … Read More

Winter Fundraising Appeal–Celebrating 40 years of Madnorski

      Make a Donation   Dear Madison Nordic Ski Club Community, We are thrilled to be celebrating our 40 year anniversary that has brought members together to share stories from the past, fun trivia, and a renewed sense of the club’s mission and vision for the future. Our club is built on the shared… Read More

Solstice Evening at CXC Trails

CXC 400 meter loop on Tues Dec 14.  More snowmaking coming! Solstice Evening at CXC Trails Join Madnorski members in celebrating the opening of the CXC Outdoor Recreation & Sports Center!  What: Solstice Ski and Bonfire  Where: CXC Outdoor Recreation & Sports Center, 4355 Schwartz Road, Middleton Date: Monday, December 20, 2021 When: 5-7pm Bring: Headlamp for walk up the drive… Read More

New Snowshoe Trails Designated at Elver Park!

  New Snowshoe Trails Designated at Elver Park! – by Brock Woods, Trails Committee Hey, Madnorskis, I bet you’re wondering, “Since I’m a skier, why should I care about this?”  Walkers and snowshoers (often with their dogs) have been a recurring nuisance on ski trails at the park for years. And more are to be… Read More

Fall Club Outing–INDIAN LAKE* this Sunday!

Let’s meet at INDIAN LAKE COUNTY PARK for a morning hike/trail run of the Perimeter Loop Trail, or a family scavenger hunt. We will then gather for a bonfire and taco lunch hosted by Madnorski and catered by Athens Grill. This is for the entire family! We hope many of you will come to meet new members and connect with our Madnorski community. We… Read More

This Winter at Elver

  Through the generosity of CXC, Madnorski members and the City of Madison Parks Department, we have been able to make snow at Elver Park the last 4 seasons. This was made possible through using a combined effort of borrowed equipment, club and city operating funds and many volunteer hours.   Unfortunately, with the current inventory… Read More

Getting Elver ready for when the Snow Flies!

    Saturday, November 6 is our Elver Trail Work Day, the one day in the fall where we focus on getting the trails ready for snow. On Saturday Madnorski trail volunteers will arrive at Elver Park at 8am sharp to grab a donut, meet each other, and receive work instructions from club member &… Read More