President's Message
Hello OSTC Club members!
Our big Lake Louisa Event is next week in Clermont, FL! Everyone, including your friends, are invited to attend the activities at the Lake Louisa Cabin Party Weekend Oct 14-16th. Come out for the day and join the group activities (as it’s a Florida State Park), even if you’re not reserved to stay overnight in one of the sold-out cabins. Plan to bring your bicycle and or kayak with you.
Below is the itinerary for Lake Louisa Weekend – *Keep in mind that if you arrive at the State Park entrance after 6pm you will need to know the gate code in order to get in (contact/ask Amy or someone staying in the cabins to provide it to you ahead of time).
If you’re with me still reading this then here is your opportunity to join the Cabin staying group of 68 Orlando Ski and Travel Club members if you’re not already confirmed within the first 64. I was able to grab the last cabin that became available after the hurricane blew through (we now have ALL 17 for a private weekend) so the first 4 people to go onto our club’s website
and sign up for Lake Louisa
Cabin Party Weekend on are in like flinn! You must sign up for club membership before the website will allow you to register for the weekend.
Scheduled Activities
• 7:30pm - Traveling PotLuck
Do you have a dish in mind that you really want to make? If so, please email it to me this week at
so we can coordinate
other dishes needed to organize a good spread of dishes and courses.
After the PotLuck - Join us by the lake/fire with your camping chair and cooler for socializing
SATURDAY(All group scheduled activities meet outside centrally located Cabin #8)
• 7:00am - Road Biking with Gunther Zurstadt, distance TBD
• 9:00am - Hiking with Jackie Warren, figure eight loop, 3 or 6 miles
• 11:00am - Kayaking and Canoeing with Steve Clark & Steve McClurg (recreational & fishing). Bring your own or reserve with the State Park.
• 2:00pm - Friendship Hot Dogs with Jenny
• 3:30pm - Paved Biking with Steve Clark, 7 miles
• 9:00pm - Pub Crawl between Cabins
• 11:00pm - DANCE PARTY!!
Look on our website
for information
on Museum Happy Hour, the Octoberfest weekend scheduled for Saturday October 22nd and our 2 Club Socials scheduled in October.
Happy Fall and Happy Halloween!
Steve Clark, OSTC President
Check out some remaining spots available to book!
Steamboat ColoradoJanuary 21 - 28, 2023
2 spots available! 2 people to share Queen bed room in3 bed/ 3 bath Condo - No Air
FRANCE – Chamonix, Lyon & NiceMarch 10 - 22, 2023
Seeking 1 Male to share a room with another male.Plus Superior Double Room Available!
Act Now!!! Register for the few spaces remaining for this spectacular International Ski & Tour trip to France! Ski three countries, staying in world renown Chamonix, France, ski local slopes here including spectacular La Vallée Blanche (off piste fabulous all day ski run); Verbier, Switzerland and Courmayeur, Italy. There will also be daily non-ski tours to Annecy, Courmayeur, Montreaux/Castle Chillon and Evian/Yvoire. Skiers and not skiers must experience the ride up Aiguille du Midi cable cars. The best of the French Alps!
We’ll stay in three French cities all in Superior 4 Star hotels with FULL breakfast buffet daily (think fresh baked pastries every morning-yum). In Chamonix stay in unique hotel décor of mythical animals of the mountains, Denu’s & Yeti’s. Includes five multi-course dinners in the hotels 7th Fl Panoramic dining room with views of Mont Blanc. There will also be a Florida Ski Council party with your friends from around the state.
Start in Chamonix, next we move to Lyon, famous for its gastronomic experiences. Then wrap up the trip with 3 nights on the French Rivera at Nice. For Lyon & Nice we will also have the wonderful European Breakfast buffets daily, guided walking tours, plus Orlando Happy Hours and other gatherings.
All other trips are sold out, but we encourage you to sign up on the waitlist for the trips of your choice!
Happy Hour Art TourAt the Alfond Inn
Wednesday, October 5th
The Alfond Inn at Rollins College
300 E. New England Ave.
Winter Park, FL
UPDATE ON EVENT: Due to the popularity of this event you now must register for event entry on Eventbrite. There is no charge for this event, but you must have a ticket. Tickets are limited so please register ASAP using the link below if you plan to attend. Otherwise you will be hanging at the bar.
Join us at 6pm for a guided tour of selections from The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, on view at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park. Meet in the hotel lobby at 6pm with your beverage of choice in hand. The tour lasts about 60 minutes. There is no cost to participate in the tour. Any beverage or food will be at your expense. We hope to see you!
OSTC October Social
Wednesday, October 12th
Cafe Murano
309 Cranes Roost Blvd..
Altamonte springs, FL
Join members, and those interested in the Orlando Ski and Travel Club for a Social evening at Cafe Murano in Altamonte Springs. We will gather on the patio, and enjoy appetizers, drinks, and friendship. At Cafe Murano, Italian classics are served in a rustic atmosphere with exposed stone walls, and open patios with beautiful views of the lake.
Saturday, October 22nd
German American Society of Central Florida
381 Orange Lane
Casselberry, FL
Join us at the German American Society of Central Florida for Oktoberfest! Come early, stay as long as you want - they're open until 10pm! We suggest getting your Eventbrite ticket ahead of time online
- or $5 at the gate. Meet-up instructions
will be emailed prior to the event. Prost!