When and where does Skicousi ski / snowboard / snowshoe?
Love to ski, snowboard or snowshoe? Join us every Thursday in January and February at selected private clubs. You pay group rates for lift tickets and meet people who love the outdoors!
Exception: When Skicousi goes to Ellicottville there will not be a Skicousi day in Ontario during the week of the Ellicottville trip. Click on this link to learn more about the Ellicottville two day trip.
How do I see the upcoming Skicousi events?
Click on this calendar link to see all the upcoming Skicousi events.
Where do I buy the lift ticket?
When you arrive at the club house, you will find a table with Skicousi volunteers selling the lift tickets and handing out draw tickets. The lift tickets are to be paid in CASH only and in exact change. Most Clubs have an ATM machines on site.
Lift tickets will be sold from approximately 8:30 to 10:00 am after which time a lift ticket will have to be purchased from the club lift ticket window.
For some events, you need to buy your ticket before the event.
Can I bring in Guests?
Guests must be 18 years old or older. Your guest must sign a waiver and be signed in by a Skicousi member when purchasing lift tickets. The lift ticket prices are $10 or more than the Skicousi member price.
Should I bring lunch?
You can bring your lunch or purchase it. The busiest time for purchasing lunch is after lessons which end at 12:30 pm.
A few events include lunch with your lift ticket price.
On Valentine’s day Skicousi members organize a potluck lunch with a group of people. Click on this Valentine’s Day link.
When are announcements made?
Announcements will take place at 1:00 pm in the club house. There may be a draw for a prize on that day.
An email may be sent highlighting important events and information. Always check the website for the most up to date information.
How do I sign up for ski / snowboard lessons?
Want to improve your ski / snowboard skills? Take weekly small group or private lessons from our top-notch certified instructors!
Lessons run from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. You will assembly for lessons is in front of the chalet.
The class size is approximately 8 students per class. Your placement in classes is based upon your choice of ability level when registering for lessons. Movement between levels is completed during the first and second week of classes in consultation with Snow School Director and your instructor.
Is bus transportation provided?
If you would prefer not to drive, there are bus departure locations in Mississauga and Brampton. Click on the Bus link to get more information and to see if you can get a seat on the bus.
If you are taking the bus, it arrives between 9:00 am and 9:30 am. Note that the busiest time for purchasing lift tickets is right after the bus arrives!
Do Skicousi members carpool?
Yes. Several members have contacted Skicousi members to organize their own carpool.
Does Skicousi organize off season activities?
Events may be planned if there is enough interest. For example, a cycling day, golf day, luncheon, etc.
Does Skicousi organize long trips?
There may be one or two long trips planned per season. Click on the links below to see where Skicousi members will be skiing this season.
What other Skicousi member benefits do I get?
When you become a member for the current season, you can take advantage of other Skicousi member benefits. Click on the links below to get more information.
- Discounts offered by our sponsors and partners
- Discount at The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain
- Oakville Member Appreciation Event at Corbetts
- Markham Member Appreciation Event at Station Ski & Ride
Is Skicousi organized by volunteers?
Yes! Skicousi is organized by a group of dedicated volunteers. We are always looking for people who can sell tickets, help out at the events or become a board member.
To become a ticket seller, contact Penny DeCarlo, firstname.lastname@example.org
To volunteer to help out with events or to become a board member, contact Donna Walczyk, email@example.com
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