Nordic Ski Club Of Milwaukee

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Our current 4 month calendar

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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, July 21, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Oconomowoc at Concord Rd

    Enjoy an interesting rural route paddle on the Oconomowoc River by joining the Glacier State Paddlers (formerly AYH) canoe trip on Saturday, July 21. The trip will start in Oconomowoc at Concord Rd. and will follow the river south and west to North Shore Drive for a total distance of 12 miles. An alternative takeout will be at Cty F for a distance of 8 miles. We will meet at 10:00 am and shuttle vehicles before beginning the trip. Please bring a bag lunch and beverage for the trip.  

    Call Dave Rosenberg, GSP trip leader and NSCM member, at 414-352-2634 to reserve a spot on the trip and to get trip details such as where to meet. 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 Dave. There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak.

    • Sunday, July 22, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Waterford public library located at 101 N. River St

    Join the Glacier State Paddlers for a fun day canoeing on a stretch of the Fox River from Waterford to Rochester and then part of the Wind Lake Drainage Canal. Meet at 10:00 am in Waterford where the trip will begin. Park at the Waterford public library located at 101 N. River St which is the first street west of the Fox River and north of W Main St. Please bring a bag lunch, beverage, and gloves to protect your hands.  

    Call Judy Liebl, GSP trip leader and Nordic member, at 414-852-3945 or 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 will probably be $6.00 per person. Money should be paid directly to Judy. There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak.

    • Wednesday, July 25, 2018
    • 6:00 PM

    Enjoy a summer evening with a twilight paddle on the Milwaukee River. Join other Nordics and Glacier State Paddlers members Wednesday evening on July 25 starting at 6:00 pm and ending after dusk.  We’ll paddle the Milwaukee River through downtown Milwaukee,  and we’ll be stopping for supper at the Milwaukee Ale house at the midway point. We'll be paddling after dusk on the way back, so everyone needs to bring a flashlight! Launch site is the Kiwanis Boat Landing at 2135 N Riverboat Rd - on river side of street with street parking. Come 10-15 minutes before the 6:00 launch to help get canoes and kayaks into the water.

    Let GSP trip leader Debbie Luetzow know you are attending by calling or texting her at 414-333-0064 or emailing her at She will call you back with trip details (where to meet, etc.).  Identify yourself as a Nordic Ski Club member.  If you need to rent a canoe, you MUST call Bill Ross at 414-332-1889. Canoe rental cost is an estimated cost of $3.00 per person for this trip.  Money should be paid directly to Bill.  There is no fee if you have your own canoe or kayak.

    • Thursday, August 30, 2018
    • Monday, September 03, 2018
    • Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek, Wisconsin

    Make your plans now for our Labor Day camping trip to Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek, Wisconsin.  Only three hours north of Milwaukee, this popular park offers miles of scenic shoreline to explore by boat, a lighthouse, golf course, restaurant, nature center, camp store, rentals, and trails for hiking and bicycling.  (Park map.)  Vehicles must have an annual or daily vehicle admission sticker.  And, throughout all of Door County there are great biking, hiking, kayaking, cultural, dining, and shopping opportunities.

    Pack your tent and come for all four nights, or just one or two.  The cost is only $14 per member and $15.50 per non-member.  This is the best lodging deal in Door County!  The Meadow tent-only group campsite has drinking water and vault toilets but no electricity.  Shower facilities are a half-mile away.  Bicycling route maps will be available, and there will be an organized ride with various lengths.  Nightly campfires are planned; firewood will be provided.  Mail your check (payable to NSCM) to Joe Neidinger, N2 W31731 Twin Oaks Drive, Delafield, WI 53018.  Include your email address for the trip-letter email shortly before the trip and the name and phone number of an emergency contact not on the trip.  Contact Joe at 262-226-8351 (home) or for more information.

    A special invitation to non-campers:  Come and play for a day, or join campers for the traditional Saturday 6:00 pm potluck dinner.  Please let Joe know you’re coming to the potluck, and bring your own tableware and a dish to pass.

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