The York Ski Club, Inc. is a Pennsylvania non-profit civic organization that had its first club meeting on September 22, 1975 at San Carlos Restaurant. The first meeting was a collaboration of several local corporate ski clubs. The meeting generated such an interest; it had 150 individuals in attendance. Within a short six-month period, the club grew to 438 members. Officially, the York Ski Club was chartered and established in 1976, complete with a Constitution and slate of club officers. The first Club President was Darrell Williams. He is credited with the vision and drive that started the York Ski Club. The Club’s philosophy in the early years was to “run a quality trip at a reasonable price”. This philosophy remains true today; trips are planned, mindful of quality and price, bringing value to your membership.
The first group ski night was held at Ski Roundtop December 15, 1975. The first weekend ski trip went to Seven Springs in January 1976 at a cost of $75 per person. This price included the transportation, lift ticket, 2- nights lodging, 2- breakfasts, 1-dinner + Après ski party. The first Western Trip was planned to Utah in 1977, but was cancelled due to the lack of snow. The Club finally got to Utah in 1980 when it traveled to Park City at a member price of $550 dollars. The Club has returned to Utah since 1980, and taken various trips to other ski areas over the years.
Over the last 36 years, the club’s membership has ebbed and flowed with the times, the club stands strong today with 112 dedicated members. We come from all walks of life, and welcome everyone.