Upcoming events

    • September 26, 2020
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • September 27, 2020
    • 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Hector, NY (Seneca Lake)
    • 1
    Register

    Come join my wife and me at our Seneca Lake camp in Hector, N.Y, for a general getaway for one adult TCSC member and up to 3 guests, preferably significant other, direct family, or other club members per weekend.  Please sign up by Friday before event date each week as once I am at the lake my electronic or social media activity becomes extremely limited or "unplugged".  

    Prefer not to include or bring in non-member friends or non-immediate family due to liability. The adult registrant will be group leader and responsible for any non-member guests. The goal is to provide a nice outdoor time while still making social distancing possible to our direct members and direct family, hence the limited registration each week and guest restrictions.

    We usually arrive late Friday afternoon or into the night.  Will be coordinated each week to each registrant, then we leave by Sunday afternoon weather depending. Each week registrant will have the opportunity to stay on site via a tent or at neighboring campground, or local bed and breakfast, or only make it a day trip.


    Exception black out dates include:

    • June 27-28th, Graduation weekend - Most Likely won't be at the lake.
    • July 4-5th, Saving for my family / friends - if no takers may open this date up.
    • August 22nd-23rd, Moving my Son back to Albany -Maybe.

    Places to Stay if desired, if not tenting on our site.

    1. Bond Smith Park Campground.  http://smithmemorialpark.weebly.com/
    2. Dunham's Lakeside. http://dunhamslakeside.com/
    3. Grist Iron - Bed and Breakfast. http://gristironbrewing.com/about-the-lodge
    4. Magnolia place - Bed and Breakfast. https://magnoliawelcome.com/
    5. Vineyard Villas.  https://thevineyardvillas.com/
    6. There are many others as well. These are just the ones close that I recommended.

    Things to do:

    1. I usually do a long-distance bike ride each week early morning, for those that want the challenge, then Go out on the boat for either swimming, water skiing,  tubing, or general hanging out. The boat can actually fit up to 10.
    2. Short bike ride along the shoreline or up at the national forest.
    3. Walk and hang out on the Seneca Lake shoreline
    4. Hiking in the Finger Lakes National Forest, just a short trip away. https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/gmfl/home
    5. Hiking at the Watkins Glen Gorge State Park which is just 7 mile away. https://parks.ny.gov/parks/142/
    6. Take a old army  grounds tour or check out their trails at Sampson State Park. https://parks.ny.gov/parks/154/
    7. Go shopping on Saturday at the Windmill farm and craft market in Penn Yan. http://www.thewindmill.com/ 
    8. Hit some wineries or breweries, currently take out only.
    9. Hang out with some good friends by the camp fire.
    10. There is really a lot to do, even during these times and still maintain distance.

    Each weekend can be customized as the registrant desires, allowed to bring up to 3 guests for a total of 4 including the registrant. This is done as best way to control social distancing, so the registrant can chose whom they wish to be near.

    • October 01, 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Onondaga Lake Park, Liverpool, NY
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    Get together with other TCSC members for a fun relatively easy ride along Onondaga Lake in Liverpool/Syracuse.

    Watch a video of the park.

    Griffin Visitor Center

    Meet at the Griffin Visitor Center at 10:30 a.m. for a 14-17 round trip ride on flat pavement. Wear a mask until we begin riding and maintain a socially safe distance distance from other riders during the trip.

    Bring water, snacks, sunscreen, weather appropriate clothing, first aid supplies for yourself and your bike. We'll stop about halfway to take a snack break.

    Afterwards, we'll head over to Heid's of Liverpool for an outdoor lunch. Heid's has been around since 1917 and is a central New York landmark that serves grilled Hofmann hot dogs and more.

    Note: Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 will be the rain date for this trip.

    For more information, email Ingrid Jordak or text 607-221-4606.

    • October 04, 2020
    • 7:45 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • Winans Ave., Vestal, NY
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    TCSC members have been maintaining their section of Route 17 in Vestal for more than two decades. Help the club keep up the good work while socially distancing.

    The group meets at 7:45 a.m. at Winans Ave. and Vestal Road in Vestal, NY. Park on Winans Ave. At 8 a.m. we will head out in socially distanced groups of 2-3 to clean up our section of Route 17 until 9:30 a.m.


    Breakfast afterward is TBD. Bring a chair in case it's a takeout tailgate.

    Rain Date is Oct. 18, 2020!

    Please wear sturdy work shoes or hiking boots and your own heavy-duty work gloves if you wish. Dress according to the weather. Long sleeves and pants are recommended. The county provides bags. We will also have work gloves and safety vests available.

    Directions: From Rt 17 Eastbound, take Exit #68 for Old Vestal Road. At the end of the ramp, turn right on Pearl Street, turn right on Old Vestal Road, pass Fourth Avenue and turn right on Winans Avenue. (On the drive here, you'll go under Rt 17 and pass the entrance ramp to Rt 17 which will be on your left. This is where we'll start our clean-up.)

    For more information, contact Eileen Hanrahan, Adopt-A-Highway organizer.

    • October 09, 2020
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • October 12, 2020
    • 2:00 PM (EDT)
    • Parks Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education
    • 1
    Register

    Details

    What A fall weekend at an historic lodge on Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks. Activities include lots of great hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing (bring your own equipment). Some nearby attractions may be closed due to the coronavirus. The Wild Center in Tupper Lake is taking reservations for outdoor only visits; The  Adirondack Scenic Railroad in Thendara is offering rail bike rides as is the Revolution Rail Co. in North Creek; McCauley Mountain is running chair lift rides and offers mountain biking. Please check the Old Forge area website for activities if you are looking for things to do. Or, just kick back, unplug and unwind.

    When Oct. 9-12, Columbus Day weekend 2020. Stay for 3 nights, Friday, Saturday and Sunday ($90); or 2 nights, Friday and Saturday or Saturday and Sunday ($70).

    Where The Main Lodge at Antlers, part of SUNY Cortland's William H. Parks Family Center for Environmental and Outdoor Education

    Link to Directions Driving Directions 
    GPS address to the Main Lodge is 540 Antlers Road, Raquette Lake, NY.

    Accommodations Reservations are limited to 10 people this year with wiggle room for maybe two more. Four rooms can accommodate two people and have a toilet, sink and shower. One room could accommodate up to four people if social distancing is not an issue. Guests in one room will have to a share bathroom with guests in another room. There are also two half bathrooms in the downstairs with a toilet and sink.  All rooms have single spring beds and bunk beds with a wool blanket and pillow.  You'll need to bring towels, a sleeping bag or sheets and probably your own pillow or at least a pillowcase. 

    All of the rooms, including bedrooms, in the Main Lodge are heated. WiFi is available on the property, but cell service is spotty. AT&T seems to work well. This is an opportunity to unplug and reconnect with nature and friends.

    The lodge's common areas are spacious and comfortable, but trip participants will have to agree on social distancing guidelines when inside the lodge. We will also have to engage in more cleaning and sanitizing of touched surfaces. All necessary products and materials are provided for this.

    Cost $70 per person for two nights and $90 for three nights. Does not include meals. There are complete kitchen facilities to prepare meals. Bring your own breakfasts and plan your own lunches. In the past, we have planned potluck dinners for Saturday and Sunday nights. I will ask the group for input on this. Bring your own choice of beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Plan your own dinner if you're coming up Friday or maybe we can order takeout from a restaurant in Inlet. Eating out may also be possible.

    RSVP  Your $30 online deposit reserves your room on a first-come, first-served basis. Each club member must register individually. See the trip policy for information on cancellations.

    Want to know more? Send Ingrid Jordak an email or text message or call 607-862-9476.

    • January 30, 2021
    • (EST)
    • February 06, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Whitefish, Montana

    Due to uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus, the Triple Cities Ski Club trip to Whitefish Mountain Resort has been canceled.  A tentative new date for this trip is Jan. 29 - Feb. 5, 2022. Check back for details in the future.

    Whitefish is located in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Montana near the Canadian border and is nestled at the edge of Glacier National Park. This resort offers a laid-back vibe and was Ranked No. 3 Best Resort in the West by SKI Magazine Readers.

    Please note that Whitefish does not participate in EPIC or IKON.

    We expect to announce a new reservation system for this trip.

    • February 12, 2021
    • 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM (EST)
    • Bristol Mountain, Canandaigua, NY

    Hosted by Marie Monaco and Ingrid Jordak.

    Deluxe day-trip that includes transportation, breakfast, lift ticket, apres ski party!

      Friday
    Feb. 12, 2021

    Details

    Our Valetine's Day trip to Bristol in 2020 was a big hit, so we hope to do it again for 2021.

    So far, a few other central New York ski clubs said they want to participate again, too.

    Details are somewhat in flux due to coronavirus concerns. 

    • Travel may be on your own
    • Reduced price lift ticket
    • Lunch on your own
    • Apres ski party in lodge - TBD
    Stay tuned for more details as they develop.


Past events

September 17, 2020 TCSC Board Meeting
August 19, 2020 Outdoor Fitness and Brewery Social
August 12, 2020 Evening Paddle
August 06, 2020 August Board Meeting
June 18, 2020 June Board Meeting
June 07, 2020 Adopt-A-Highway Clean Up
March 19, 2020 Board Meeting - CANCELLED!
March 15, 2020 Killington Midweek Trip - Cancelled
March 12, 2020 General Membership Meeting - Postponed!
February 29, 2020 Beaver Creek-Vail Ski Trip 2020
February 20, 2020 Board Meeting
February 14, 2020 Bristol Mountain Day Trip
February 13, 2020 General Meeting
January 31, 2020 Zermatt, Switzerland
January 24, 2020 Elk Mountain Trip Friday, Jan 24, 2020
January 21, 2020 Elk Mountain - Senior Tuesdays
January 17, 2020 Windham Mountain Day Trip
January 16, 2020 Board Meeting
January 11, 2020 2020 Snowball Dance
January 10, 2020 Elk Mountain Trip Friday, Jan 10, 2020
January 05, 2020 Ice Skating Party
January 02, 2020 Monthly Club Meeting
December 19, 2019 TCSC Board of Directors Meeting
December 09, 2019 Killington Race Camp
December 05, 2019 Monthly General Membership Meeting
November 24, 2019 Triple Cities Ski Club Annual Ski Sale
November 21, 2019 TCSC Board of Directors Meeting
November 07, 2019 Monthly General Membership Meeting
October 17, 2019 TCSC Board of Directors Meeting
October 11, 2019 ADK Weekend
October 03, 2019 Monthly General Membership Meeting
September 21, 2019 Blue Velvet Big Dance Band
September 19, 2019 TCSC Board of Directors Meeting
September 18, 2019 Ski Conditioning Classes
September 05, 2019 Monthly General Membership Meeting
July 17, 2019 Summer Evening Paddle
April 18, 2019 Board Meeting

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