Upcoming 50 Plus Ski Club Activities

The next club meeting will be on Thursday January 19 at 8:00PM at the Syosset-Woodbury Community Center, 7800 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY. In lieu of a December meeting, we are gathering for Happy Hour at Chili’s, 901 Route 110, in Farmingdale from 4:30-7:00 on Thursday, December 8. If you plan to attend, please email Al Berlingieri, berli@aol.com with your name and the number of people attending. Join and meet us there.

Mid-Week Biking with Neal Pisanti

bicycling The 2022 bicycling season is still going. 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 .

Mid-Week Skiing with Gary Schorr

skiing After a great 2021-2022 ski season, we are looking forward to the 2022-2023 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 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.

Ski Trips in 2023

Attitash Grand Summit Hotel at Attitash - January 22-27, 2023. Join us for four days of skiing at Attitash and Wildcat Mountains. The cost is $459 per person for double occupancy or $918 for single, + 8.5% room tax. The hotel has an outdoor heated pool, hot tub, Black Diamond Grill, which serves breakfast, lunch, and early light dinner choices and the Taproom restaurant. The room cost includes taxes but not lift tickets or meals. Skiers should consider purchasing an Epic Pass such as the Senior Northeast Midweek pass. They are valid at Atitash and Wildcat Mountain as well as other resorts in the northeast such as Stowe, Okemo, Mt. Snow, and Hunter. Contact Neal Pisanti: nealmichael@hotmail.com for brochure and sign-up form if interested. Rooms are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Stowe Stowe Mountain - Feb. 26 - Mar. 3, 2023. Join us for 4 days of skiing at Stowe Mountain, VT. We are staying at the nearby Commodore Inn. The inn is presently offering a 5-night rate of $692.20, including taxes that is fully cancellable up to 24 hours prior to the date. Call 800-447-8693 ASAP to reserve your room. The rates do not include meals or lift tickets. Consider purchasing one of the many Epic passes available which are valid at Stowe Mountain. If interested, email us at fiftyplusski@outlook.com with any questions. We will assist in arranging carpools to Stowe.

mountain scape Mont Tremblant, Canada - February 5-10, 2023. Some members are going on this ski trip arranged by the New Jersey Ski & Snowboard Council (NJSSC). The NJSSC trip packages are great values and are well managed. For additional information, go to: NJSSC or contact Kathy Mancini: KATHY.MANCINI@VERIZON.NET

Cross Country Skiing

Two Skiers Are you interested in a local cross country ski outing? 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.