Upcoming 50 Plus Ski Club Activities

There will not be a general meeting in December. Instead, please join us for Happy Hour at Chili's, 901 Rt. 110, Farmingdale on December 15th from 5:00-7:00 PM. It is a cash bar but some hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Mid-Week Biking with Neal Pisanti

bicycling The 2023 bicycling season is still here. Our members meet mid-week for trips that are usually range from 10 to 30 miles. Most rides are announced by e-mail on Sunday night for the following Wednesday or an alternate day, weather permitting.**Helmets are required and water or another hydration source strongly recommended.** Come ride with us. No one will be left behind. E-mail Neal at nealmichael@hotmail.com .

Attitash, NH Feb.11-16, 2024

Attitash Join us on our club trip to Attitash Mountain next winter. Two room options: Std. Room w/ 2 queen beds - $432 pp dbl occ, Studio w/ Murphy bed, a sofa pullout bed and full kithcen. - $406 pp, dbl occ. $100 depost required. The rates do not include meals or lift tickets. Attitash is part of the Epic Pass system. See the attached brochure Attitash Flyer and reservation form Reservation Form for more information. If any questions, contact us at fiftyplusski@outlook.com.

Stowe Mountain, VT Mar. 17-24, 2024

StoweWe are staying at Comodore Inn at of rate of $156 per night including taxes. That would be $780 for the room for 5 days, divided by 2 ($390 each), if you have a roommate. Each room has 2 queen beds and a small refrigerator. The Stowe Mountain shuttle bus stops in front of the hotel. Stowe uses the Epic pass, otherwise lift tickets must be purchased. We all enjoyed happy hour in front of the fireplace last year. They also offer a light breakfast of toast, bagels, donuts and cold cereal. In addition, they have a microwave, toaster oven and refrigerator in the lobby. We have set aside 8 rooms that you can reserve by calling the hotel at (800) 447-8693 or (802) 253- 7131. Please tell them you are from the 50+ Ski Club and you will have to leave a credit card number. They do not charge your credit card until the day of arrival. Also, you may cancel up to 24 hours in advance of our arrival.

New Jersey Ski and Snowboard Council

skiing The New Jersey Ski and Snowboard Council (NJSSC)is offering two ski trips next winter: Mont Tremblant, Quebec Jan. 28 - Feb. 2, 2024, and Sunday River, Maine Mar. 3 - Mar. 8, 2024. While the 50+ Ski Club is not affiliated with the NJSSC, several 50+ members are interested and plan to travel on these trips. Non NJSSC can take part in these trips for an additional $25 fee. The attached links contain information about these trips. If interested, contact us as fiftyplusski@outlook.com and we'll put you in touch with other skiers going on these trips. The trips fill up fast so don't delay.

Tremblant Flyer - Tremblant Reservation Form
Sunday River Flyer - Sunday River Reservation Form.

Mid-Week Skiing with Gary Schorr

skiing The 2022-2023 ski season has wrapped up. Next season, those retired or who can take time off from work will enjoy trips to our local ski areas on weekdays when the crowds are smaller. We normally carpool to several areas upstate including Hunter, Windham, Belleayre, and Catamount; however, due to the Covid 19 situation, carpooling still may not be appropriate for everyone. Those wishing to carpool meet at 6am in Christopher Morley Park, just off exit 36 of the LIE. Email Gary at gss12@optonline.net to receive notices of these mid-week ski day trips.

Other Ski Trips Available to the 50+ Ski Club

Other MNYSC member ski clubs have openings in their ski trips that are available to our club members.

  • Double Diamond Ski Club Feb. 2-10, 2024. Engelberg, Switzerland. $2,700, double occupancy. Contact doublediamondskiclub@gmail.com for additional information
  • Double Diamond Ski Club Jan. 20-27, 2024. Sun Valley, Idaho. $2,275 pp with 4 guests. Contact Raymond Homburger: homburgerray@gmail.com if you are interested.
  • Pinnacle Ski Club Feb 3-10, 2024. Mammoth Mountain $2,469 pp/double occupancy, includes air fare and lift tickets. Contact Drew Berescik: drewster333@aol.com if interested.
  • Danbury Ski Club 2/16-2/24, 2024 Grindelwald-Wengen, Switzerland! See Grindelwald or contact ridgefieldskier@gmail.com for more information.
  • Danbury Ski Club 2/28-3/3, 2024 Mont Tremblant, Canada BUS TRIP! Skip the drive and have fun on the bus! $895 per person. double occupancy. Go to: Tremblant for more information
  • Cross Country Skiing

    Two Skiers Are you interested in a local cross country ski outing if we ever get snow? This year the opportunities for skiing on Long Island were pretty limited; however, maybe we'll have a better opportunities next winter. Destinations would probably be Bethpage State Park, or another local public site. Contact fiftyplusski@outlook.com if you want to be notified of when a cross country ski outing is planned.

    Guest Speakers

    Microphone Interested in speaking to our club on topics relating to skiing, bicycling, or other health and wellness matters? We want to hear from you. Contact us at fiftyplusski@outlook.com .

    Staying in Shape for Ski Season

    GetInShape This short video by the University of Utah - Health (11/18/18) demonstrates how to prepare for the ski season. See the following link: Get Ready for Ski Season to review the video.