Outdoor physical activities with family in the heart of the city

Multiple activities are available at the Club plein air de Caraquet to keep you fit and enjoy with family and friends.

Code of Ethics and Rules

Cross country skiing

The Club plein air de Caraquet offers classic and skating style on all cross country ski trails which are designed for all level and all ages.  Beginner, intermediate or expert, come experience the quality of our trails. The 2015-2016 season offers the final trail map following the bypass construction.

  • #1 Green:               3.1 km
  • #2 Green:               1.3 km
  • #3 Green:               2.5 km
  • #4 Blue:                  2.5 km
  • #5 Black:                2.6 km

Ski trails map

The trail conditions are updated regularly (every day when possible) on our website during the winter season. The date and time of the lastest update will be indicated. The trails are groomed many times a week, depending on conditions. Please be aware that conditions can change rapidly during the day, and between updates, due to the weather, high usage, quantity and type of snow on the ground. Also, some maintenance work can be done during the day.

Skating

Skating fans have a choice between a 500 m oval surrounded by trees or a hockey style rink, with music and lighting at night.

The ice conditions are updated regularly (every day when possible) on our website during the winter season. The date and time of the lastest update will be indicated. The rinks are flooded many times a week depending on conditions. Please be aware that conditions can change rapidly during the day, and between updates, due to the weather and the high usage. Also, some maintenance work can be done during the day.

For your safety, a helmet is highly recommended and hockey sticks are allowed only on the hockey style rink.

Snowshoeing

You will have a choice between 4 trails marked for your safety. Both are in the woods with a few crossings over the cross country ski trails.

  • Orange            1.4 km
  • Yellow              3.3 km
  • Yellow + green  3.5 km
  • Yellow + blue    3.9 km

Snowshoe trails map

Mountain biking

During winter, bikes are permitted on the snowshoe trails, with priority being given to people walking. In the summer, we have over 8 km of mountain bike trails built according to the International Mountain Bicycling Association of Canada (IMBA Canada) standards. The CPAC is a member of Velo NB

For your safety, a helmet is mandatory as per NB's law.

Bike trails map
Bike trails description

Walking - Running

Once the ski season is over, come enjoy the benefits of nature on our ski and bike trails which are ideal for walking and running during summer and fall.

Ski de fond
Patin
Raquette
Vélo de montagne
Marche