President's Message

  • Happy New Year to all Orlando Ski and Adventure Travel Club members! 

    Our first ski trip of this season was a huge success as we experienced the most snowfall over a 3-day period in Sun Valley, Idaho that locals ever remember. The whole town and lodge were decorated for the holidays and it was simply a Snowy Christmas Wonderland!

    On Wednesday, December 14th, we held our annual Christmas Event at the Winter Park Hilton Garden Inn. Thank you Robin for your efforts along with other volunteers that helped working the door, donations and decorating/cleanup! It was an absolute blast! Elvis Santa helped us raise more than $2,000 that we have donated to Toys for Tots on your behalf. I noticed many new faces in the room along with longtime friends. Dale and Rhonda even borrowed Santa’s sled to fly in from Colorado and enjoy the festivities. It was the most well-attended event we’ve held as a club in recent years. Over 140 people celebrated the holiday together. 

    Thank you, again, to those members who invited their friends and neighbors to check out our club at the Christmas Party! Your next opportunity to invite people who you think will enjoy our activities, and possibly our trips, will be at the January 2023 monthly social on Wednesday January 18th at 6pm. This social will be held in Maitland just off I-4 at An Tobar Irish Pub. Both January and February Socials will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month rather than our usual 2nd Wednesday.

    Happy New Year! I wish you all great prosperity in 2023!

  • Steve Clark, OSTC President


      Join your friends and future OSTC members for our next social, taking place on

      Wednesday, January 18th from 6pm - 9pm

      Grab a pint, and a bit of blarney at this wonderful establishment!

      There's nothing quite like An Tobar, an authentic Irish pub located in the Sheraton Orlando North Hotel. In fact, you'd have to go to Ireland to find one just like it. And that's exactly what the hotel did. Every single piece of An Tobar, including its 60-foot bar, booths, and tables, was constructed out of solid wood in Ireland, shipped over, and lovingly installed by a team of craftsmen. Enjoy traditional pub fare and Guinness on tap at An Tobar, the largest Irish pub in Central Florida.

      Park inside the gate closest to An Tobar, your parking will be validated in the bar.

      Let us know you're coming on our MeetUp Page here!

      Fun Outside Event:
      Thirsty Thursday Social Happy Hour is on the Rooftop!

      Watch the Sunset with us on
      Thursday, January 26th at 6pm at Elevate Rooftop Lounge
      2000 N Orange Ave • Suite 300 • Orlando

      Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour is about meeting new people that may have interest in socializing or participating in activities such as Snow Ski or Boarding, Group Travel Adventure Trips, local Running, Kayaking, Dragon boating, Hiking, or Tennis! Stop by, say hi and hang out for bit. We’re meeting in a Great New Central Orlando location at the Elevate Rooftop Lounge (near Florida Hospital). Sunset Happy Hour Specials 6-8pm. Bring a friend! RSVP on Meetup and Save this date on your calendar now!

      Recommend eating before or afterward, this is a drinks only establishment. What to bring... yourself, your smile:) and invite your friends.

      We have back up locations within this establishment and nearby should it rain; watch for comments on this RSVP for those details should it rain.

      Let us know if you can make it!

      Important Notice!

      Effective January 15th, 2023, rates for Membership dues are scheduled for a modest increase after 7 years at current rates. Due to rising costs of goods and services, your Board of Directors voted on this increase so that we can continue to provide an enhanced experience at our Socials, Parties, and Events for our Members which is our highest priority.

      New rates will affect the upcoming June 1st 2023 renewals (our annual renewal date). Since Club membership is required to take a trip with us next year, potential new members who think they wish to go on a late 2023-2024 trip with the club, or to the October Lake Louisa Cabin Event next year, have the ability to sign up for Club membership prior to January 15th, 2023 at the current membership rate.  Your membership will be good through through 6/1/2024 if you don't take a trip with us during this current 2023 ski season. If you’re not already a paid member of the club this year, we would love for you to join our awesome club!  Click here to join: Membership (

      New rates are as follows:

      Individual: $40

      Family: $75*

      For those outside Orange, Seminole, Lake & Osceola Counties:

      Individual Associate: $35

      Family Associate: $65*

      *Family membership consists of a married couple, an unmarried couple living at the same address, domestic partners and children of these adults. Children must be under the age of 21 to be included in a Family membership.

      The Orlando Ski and Travel Club is a year-round, volunteer-run social organization with over 550 adventurous members whose winter activities center on snow skiing and snowboarding, along with great adventure trips that take place throughout the year. Since 1976, the Club has been offering trips to top-rated ski destinations world-wide. We are a proud member of the Florida Ski Council. In addition to fabulous group ski trips, the Orlando Ski and Travel Club offers a variety of activities and social events to keep you busy during the "off" season. From wine tastings to cruises and weekend excursions, the Orlando Ski Club is your year-round social club. Join today and start enjoying the camaraderie and fun!

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