Activities

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.

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. In winter, you are welcome on snowshoe and fat bike trails if the snow is hard and you leave no marks. Ski trails have to be avoided in winter.

Available Services

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. Snowshoeing is permitted on fat bike trails, with priority being given to people biking.

  • Orange - 1.4 KM
  • Yellow - 3.3 KM
  • Yellow and green - 3.5 KM
  • Yellow and blue - 3.9 KM

Available Services

Skating

Skating fans have a choice between a 500 meter 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 latest 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.

Available Services

Mountain biking

In the summer, we have over 12 km of mountain bike trails built according to the International Mountain Bicycling Association of Canada (IMBA Canada) standards.

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

Fat biking

During winter, we have over 7 km of Fat bike trails which are groomed on regular basis. Some sections are shared with snowshoeing. Fat bikes are permitted on the snowshoe trails, with priority being given to people walking. 

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

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 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.

  • #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