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Danbury Ski Club: A Club For All Seasons. New Members Always Welcome At All Events!

Welcome Skiers and Riders!  Thank You for Checking Us Out!

 
The Danbury Ski Club offers many benefits to its members. Trips, Ski Lodge, Year-round Activities, Discounts, Camaraderie and more! Attend a meeting, meet members, get involved, and make new friends.

The Danbury Ski Club (DSC) was founded in 1955 and has been a member of the Connecticut Ski Council (CSC) since 1956. DSC has over 500 members who participate in downhill, cross-country, and telemark skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and many other outdoor activities such as hiking, bicycling, SCUBA diving, kayaking, whitewater rafting and more.

We also organize picnics, parties, social events, trips and many other activities.  We truly are a club for all seasons

Check out the current DSC Newsletter for September 2020

A detailed listing of Member Discounts for skiing are now available on a single page. A non-member view is also available.

     

New from the DSC: Weekly Fresh Tracks Newsletter






DSC Lodge - The Maples

Located in Weston, Vermont - our lodge is available to all DSC Members and their guests.

Benefits

  • Discounted Lift Tickets
  • Lodge
  • Activities
  • Ski Coaching and Racing
  • Community Participation

Slideshow
Italy 2018

Club Trips

DSC sponsors a number of trips annually, both in the US and international. In 2020 we went to:
  • Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Snowbird, Utah
  • Sunday River, Maine


Upcoming Activities - All Are Welcome!!!



DSC Trip to Catamount Aerial Adventure Park


Join the DSC for a Family Friendly Sunday afternoon outing at the Catamount Aerial Adventure Park.

Everyone should make a reservation for 12:30 PM      Reservation Link

While the kids are busy climbing trees, surmounting obstacles, and zip lining, the adults can hang out (with appropriate social distancing) and chat.

Dress for the weather!

Please RSVP on the Facebook Event so we know to expect you!

Catamount Aerial Adventure Park

Participants acknowledges that an inherent risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and infection with COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending and/or participating in Activities, you and any guests voluntarily assume any and all risks related to exposure to COVID- 19 and explicitly agree not to hold or seek to hold Danbury Ski Club, Inc. or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury, but specifically waive any and all such claims against such Danbury Ski Club, and it’s officers, directors, members, volunteers, and all other persons affiliated with such ski club.


DSC Fall Picnic


Due to the forecast of nonstop rain tonight through tomorrow morning, we are moving the picnic to the rain date of Sunday 10/18. Still 12 PM at Squantz Pond. RSVP:  RSVP Form

Join old and new friends and the DSC for our fall picnic at Squantz Pond State Park in New Fairfield CT on Saturday October 17 2020 (Rain Date: Sunday October 18).   Bring your chairs, blankets, tables, food, beverages, games, and your desire to have fun! Note - no alcohol is allowed in the park.  Bring your kayaks and enjoy the pond. Please RSVP by email.  Also check out the Facebook Event and if needed - Directions
2020 Fall Family Picnic

All state mandated COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed. Masks & social distancing required.
Participants acknowledges that an inherent risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and infection with COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending and/or participating in Activities, you and any guests voluntarily assume any and all risks related to exposure to COVID- 19 and explicitly agree not to hold or seek to hold Danbury Ski Club, Inc. or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury, but specifically waive any and all such claims against such Danbury Ski Club, and it’s officers, directors, members, volunteers, and all other persons affiliated with such ski club.




Next DSC Meeting / Event


General Membership Meeting

Come join us for a general membership meeting - to be held virtually through WebEx.  During this time of COVID-19 induced social distancing, we are still meeting as a club. We will be discussing plans for a DSC picnic, and what we know about the ski season so far. Come reconnect with friends and talk about the upcoming season.
 
Thursday November 5, 2020
Meeting Time: 7:30pm - 9pm

Meeting Link

RSVP on Facebook:

DSC General Meeting Event on FB

DSC Banner for Events and Web

Racing


The Danbury Ski Club has some of the best racers in Connecticut and typically finishes among the State's top clubs in several categories. The DSC Team participates in racing events and clinics throughout the season:

  1. CSC Monday night racing at Mt. Southington, registration is until 7:00
  2. Connecticut State Races including Slalom, Giant Slalom, Downhill, and Cross-Country
  3. CSC Winter Carnival
  4. DSC On-Snow Day

All skiing abilities are welcome and you don't need any racing experience. So why not give it a try? Monday Night Racing and our Annual Race Clinic are two great ways to start. For more information about racing for the Danbury Ski Club, contact our race chairman Dave Kiley, at Racing@DanburySki.COM

CT Ski Council Racing Page

4th night of Racing: Mon 13th Jan. [weather & ski conditions permitting].

Racing

On Snow Day
Club Racing for Men, Women and Kids!



Date: Saturday February 8th, 2019
Location: Catamount Mountain Resort    Map

Details:

  • Joint event between the Danbury Ski Club and the Newington Ski Club!

  • Meet at Catamount in the BERKSHIRE ROOM: 08:30

  • Free ski and fun on the mountain in the morning: 09:00 - 12:00

  • Lunch: 12:00 - 13:00 (Provided by NSC)

  • Ski Racing: 13:00 - 14:30 - Everyone receives two timed runs.

  • Free Ski: 14:30 - 16:00

  • Kids Awards: 16:00

  • Informal Self-Hosted Après: 16:30

  • Adults: $55
  • Children (under 18) $35

  • RSVP to : Dave Kiley and to FB Event



2020  CSC Winter Carnival
Waterville Valley, NH
2/28, 2/29, 3/1 2020

 


Details are now available for the winter carnival.




Some Recent Events

Tarrywile Hike Sat. Nov 9th, 9am

Meet at Lower Tarrywile parking lot in Danbury off of Southern Boulevard

A moderate 3 mile hike done at a moderate pace, approx 3 hr.  This hike has about 3 small climbs plus 1 climb of about 450 ft.. Bring some water and snacks.  Also try and have the following:

  • Hiking Boots
  • Extra Layers
  • Raingear if possible
  • Best to wear loose fitting clothing that breathes. (E.G. Polypropylene, Bergolene, Duofold Etc...

Leader Ken Henneberry Home (203) 748-3056
Cell (203) 512-3407 before 10 pm

Sargekh115er@gmail.com or
kennethhenneberry@sbcglobal.net

Heavy Rain Cancels - Call if in doubt  



Lake Waramaug State Park Bike Ride & Lunch

   
Lake Waramaug State Park
Announcing a new informal event: We're meeting 10 am Saturday, October 12th at Lake Waramaug State Park parking lot. There is a beautiful 7 mile ride around the lake and an option to do a longer ride if there's enough interest. Afterwards we will go to the beach to have lunch. Bring your own food and drink! There are grills there and picnic tables. If you don't want to ride, feel free to meet us for lunch at noon. Possible stop at Hopkins Vineyard along the ride. There's no rain date.
Signup on the Facebook Event


Christmas Party



 




Photo taken by DSC member in January 2018 from the top of the Seceda Gondola in Val Gardena, Italy
Top of the Seceda Gondola in Val Gardena, Italy - Jan. 2018