Smithers Ski Club

Club Blog


Mar 11: SSSC host to Canadian SX Championships 2015

This is a once in our clubs lifetime experience! To be the host to the 2015 SX National Championships is huge, not only for the club, but for the entire NORTH and our community.

Jan 29: SSSC Special Olympics athletes are gearing up!

This coming weekend our club will host a two day training camp for a handful of SOBC athletes from our club, but also from Quesnel, in preparation for the Provincial Champs at Sun Peaks, February 19-21.

Jan 29: Big White Ski-X Club Trip.

I’m not sure what is more of value to an athlete; to do well in an event, or being together as a large family sharing, eating, training, playing, waxing skis, meeting and traveling?

Jan 21: A NEW era in Volunteer help!

We have moved into the future regarding tracking and helping you to choose and sign up for volunteer positions with the club. Please read more and make sure to SIGN UP!

Dec 5: Canadian Ski Councils Grade 4-5 SnowPass now available!

Have you thought of going skiing or snowboarding with your child without the commitment of high daily ticket fees?
Now is the time then, apply for the Grade 4-5 SnowPass. Get more info by hitting the subtitle.

Nov 29: Cold temperature cut off for U12 and older

The Mountain temperature cut off for the U12 and older athletes is -25. We’ll judge the temperature according to Sandra Hinchliffe Mountain Webcam site which you can find in our QUICKLINKS. Most important is that you make sure that your child is properly dressed and consume a good lunch.

Nov 14: The itch for snow and winter!

The Arctic outflow has Bulkley Valley in it’s iron grip for now. Snow is on the horizon, so I hope. What to do on those chilly nights? Have a look.

Oct 9: Northern Weasels at Canada Winter Games!

Join Gary Huxtable and Co for a fun week at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George and Purden Mtn.

Sep 23: SSSC club apparel is here!

Northern Life Apparel has struck a huge deal with the club to outfit us with some cool stuff.

Sep 22: JumpStart with Canadian Tire.

Jumpstart helps kids between the ages of 4 to 18 by assisting with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation for sports and physical activity programming. Don’t be shy have a peek.

Sep 22: Team work is the name of the game!

THANK YOU to everyone that came up to our annual C3 (club cabin cleanup) day!

Sep 18: PacSport North and SportMed BC came to town!

Four coaches from Smithers Ski and Snowboard Club attended PacSport North and SportMed BC two seminars, one on Sport related concussions and one on Train Smart off-snow training.

Aug 27: NEW and easy ways to volunteer with the club!

Sometimes we don’t want to volunteer due to lack of knowledge in the area, we don’t ski or ride or we don’t know who to contact. No worries, Smithers Ski and Snowboard Club are trying to change that by using VolunteerSpot.

Aug 25: 2014/15 HBM Season Pass price for SSSC club members is reduced to $329!

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort is offering a $329 (incl taxes) price for a Season Pass for all Smithers Ski & Snowboard Club members.
The price applies to all children and youth athletes that are currently registered in the SSSC programs. It does not apply to the General membership for adults.
Please make sure to register with the club prior heading to the HBM office for your season pass.

Feb 25: Tax receipts for your child

Please contact Rachelle Appleyard regarding the Child in Sports Tax receipts. Her email is r.appleyard@hotmail.com

Jan 14: The rant from the Program Director

As coaches we take can take some flack once in awhile, but when we start seeing a decrease in kids behaviour we’ll step in.

Oct 24: Convinced Of Your Chances

To see an athlete raise their arms on the Olympic podium with tears in the eyes, to hear an athlete yell out loud when a goal is accomplished and a mental barrier broken to pieces, to see the smile on an athletes face, after sticking his or her first front-flip and to see an athlete pump the fist, after a wicked performance is PRICELESS!