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Ski Conditions

Next Board Meeting: October 1st - 7pm,
Club Meeting September 23rd - 5:30pm
At The Polish Community Center

  • IF you are planning on signing up for a trip and have not yet paid your dues or have not picked up your membership card you will need to do so before the trip will accept your deposit.   You are required to show your card at the time of signing up
  • The membership table is often  open prior to the meeting but not always; we are always open by 8pm but this could be a problem if you are signing up for a popular trip.  
  • Please
    1. Pay, your dues online and email membership at membership@ocskiclub.org that you will need your card for Thursday's (9/3/15) evening signup. 
    2. If you've paid already you will still need to contact us so that we can pull your card out.
    3. We will have those cards in a separate file to facilitate a quicker pickup.
    4. Emails received after 2pm on 9/3/15 cannot be guaranteed to be ready.
  • Contact membership@ocskiclub.org to give us this advance request or take your chances.   Gretchen & Gail may be in line themselves to sign up for a trip

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2015-16 Ski Trips!

2015-16 Skiing Day Trips!

Trips opening October 1st:
1). Okemo
2). Big Sky
3). Loon, Cannon, Bretton Woods, and Waterville Valley


OC Ski Club 2015-2016 Budget Proposal

Click here for Details

OC Recognition Policy New Changes

September Board Meeting Revisions

As of September 3, 2015 the OC Board has made a complete change to the proposed recognition policy that has been posted previously. PLEASE review the new details that will be presented to membership for approval on October 22, 2015.

Click this link for Details


Cancelled due to lack of interest!!!

Headless Horseman

Headless Horseman event details here!

OC Ski Club Halloween PartyFWF

October 24th at 10 Ring Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144.

Click here for details.

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September 3rd was the Kick-Off for the 2015/16 Ski Season.

A summary of the trips has been posted on the website. This will give you the basic information regarding the scheduled trips. The trip leaders will have more information by the time of the Kick-Off.

Please note the following:

  1. Trip prices are determined by the cost to the club for the trip. Any benefits we receive for our participation are used to offset the cost to our members. For example, sometimes we get an early contracting bonus. We apply that credit to our costs. We generally get a free room/flight/ticket for every 20 paid slots. These again are used to offset our costs and to provide recognition to the Trip Leaders for their time and work.

  2. Recognition in the form of a discounted trip price is given to the Trip Leaders. Therefore, it is not necessary to give a Trip Leader gift. Please do not ask anyone to donate to a group gift. If you would like to recognize the Trip Leader, please do so individually.

  3. For Bus trips, there is a fixed cost that must be covered regardless of the number of participants. If a trip does not have the full number of budgeted participants, adjustments may be made to the trip package to keep the trip financially viable. To avoid issues, drive-up options will not be accepted until the bus slots are completely full. Additionally, there is always a possibility that the trip could be canceled or changed. There is also a possibility that a price can be reduced if we can exceed the budgeted number of participants.

  4. Some trips have a contingency built into the price. If we see that this contingency fund is not needed, the final trip payment may be reduced.

I have tried my best to provide a variety of trip options with reasonable pricing. I have taken input from members in selecting trip locations. I hope you enjoy the 2015/16 Ski Season.

As always, I welcome your feedback at , Alpinetrips.

Kathy Howard, Trips Chair

OC Ski Club Day Bus charge policy 11 update!

We are now going to charge all guests $20 upfront rather than $15 prepay and collect the additional $5 one-day membership on the bus. PayPal for next season will reflect this change. Also we have formalized the policy of only charging family under age 18 of member/applicants $10 to reserve a seat on the bus. It goes without saying that guests and family must have the sponsor present on the bus for these people to ride. Also I remind everyone that the Children at OC events specifies that children under age 7 are not allowed on any bus which is for safety reasons (seatbelt, car seat issues). Click here to review the policy change.

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Ski & Snowboard Expo

Mark Your Calendar for the Ski and Snowboard Expo running from Friday,

November 6 through Sunday, November 8, to be held at the Convention Center at the Empire Plaza in Albany, NY.

Always a great event with lots of bargins.


Chasing Shadows

This fall Warren Miller Entertainment introduces its 66th snowsports film Chasing Shadows.

Watch famous skiers & boarders pursue turns on the mountains of our dreams: Chamonix, Alaska’s Chugach, Utah’s Wasatch and the Himalayans.

Warren Miller once said “a pair of skis are the ultimate transportation to freedom.” And don’t forget the many free coupons for lift tickets to: Sugarbush, Windham, Gore, Smugglers Notch, Killington and more.

To be held at the Palace Theater on 11/13 – 11/14 at 8pm.

Tickets may be purchased from Mike Baker 9518) 588-4491or on-line.

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Hana Steak House & Sushi Bar
Wed. November 25th
Tues. December 22nd
Tues. December 29th

Hana Steak House & Sushi Bar
1620 Western Avenue
Right across from Crossgates Entrance

All 3 dates will include Happy Hour Specials from 5:30 – 8:00pm. x Draft Beer $2.50 x Domestic Bottle Beer $2.50 x Well Drinks $3.00 x Wine $5.00. Appetizers $3.00: Japanese Spring Rolls, Sweet Potato Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, Philadelphia Roll & Edamame – Apps $4.00: Chicken Karaage, Vegetable Tempura & Rock Shrimp.

Business meeting conducted at 6:15pm.

Bus and trip sign ups as well as applicant and membership sign ups will be accepted at these events.


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