About

The Club plein air... in history!

The Club plein air de Caraquet is a non-for-profit organisation established in May 1989 and its objectives are: the promotion of sport as an outdoor recreational activity, through the organisation of multiple outdoor activities and by providing technical services and access to its facilities to members.

Its effective operation is possible thanks to numerous volunteers, generous sponsors and memberships.

The Club plein air de Caraquet is a member of SentierNBTrail and Velo NB.

Employees

  • Luc Robichaud, General Manager
  • Joël Landry, maintenance
  • Thierry Dugas, customer service
  • Maëlle Dugas, customer service
  • Naomie Blanchard, customer service
  • Stéphanie Landry, customer service
  • Elodie Léger, customer service
  • Kathy Godin, customer service

Board of directors

The board of directors for the 2017-2018 season consist of:

  • Frédéric Léger, president
  • Eric Léger, vice-president
  • Maud Michel, treasurer
  • Julie D’Amour-Léger, secretary
  • Paul Dugas, advisor
  • Philippe Lanteigne, advisor
  • Mathieu Fortin, advisor

Les Élites du Nord-Roi

The Élites du Nord-Roi club is affiliated with Cross Country New Brunswick and Cross Country Canada. Here is the list of Coaches which are certified by the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP).

  • Christian Thériault, Competition Coaching: Introduction
  • Claude Pelletier, Community Coach
  • Daniel Brassard, Community Coach: Introduction
  • David Lanteigne, Community Coach: Introduction
  • Denis Dugas, Community Coach
  • Dominic Brassard, Community Coach: Introduction
  • Elodie Léger, Community Coach
  • Eric Léger, Community Coach
  • Guylaine Chiasson, Community Coach
  • Jean-René Gallien, Community Coach
  • Lucie Thériault, Community Coach
  • Maëlle Dugas, Community Coach
  • Monique Godin Lanteigne, Community Coach
  • Monique Landry, Community Coach
  • Naomie Blanchard, Community Coach
  • Paul Dugas, Competition Coaching: Development
  • Stéphanie Landry, Community Coach: Introduction
  • Thierry Dugas, Community Coach: Introduction

Mountain biking introduction program

The Club plein air de Caraquet is a member of Velo NB. Most of our Coaches are certified by the Sprockids program.

  • Émilie Haché, Sprockids Coach
  • Eric Léger, Sprockids Coach
  • Frédéric Léger, Sprockids Coach
  • Guylaine Chiasson, Sprockids Coach
  • Luc Robichaud, Sprockids Coach
  • Marc-André Poirier, Sprockids Coach
  • Martin Lanteigne, Sprockids Coach
  • Monique Godin Lanteigne, Sprockids Coach
  • Monique Landry, Sprockids Coach
  • Pierre-Marc Brideau, Sprockids Coach

The Club plein air... in history

It is in May 1989 that the cross country ski club is amalgamated to Club plein air Caraquet inc.

In April 1993, it was decided to use the 3.5 km ski trail as a family bike trail; it was inaugurated in 1994.

In December 1994, the Élites du Nord Roi club asked permission to use the CPAC trails for training.

Then in 1995, at the Élites du Nord Roi's request, a skating trail was developed in the 3.5 km trail in exchange for technical education to CPAC members.

In 2000, emphasizes is put on ice skaters as they seem to out-number the skiers.

Then in 2001, the start of a long and tight collaboration between the City and the CPAC with, among others, the loan of the Massey Ferguson to maintain the ice rink.

In 2008, decision to develop snowshoeing trails with the option to rent equipment.

In 2009, an extension is constructed on the Club to house the cross country ski competition equipment.

In 2013, the ice rink is converted into a dog park during the summer period.

In 2014, beginning of work for the future ski and mountain bike trails followed by their inauguration in 2015.

In 2016, the CPAC received the Jeux de l’Acadie athletes in the sport of mountain biking. Introduction of the Sprockids program.

In 2017, introduction of fat biking with trails groomed for that purpose.

In 2018, completion of mountain biking trails.