Welcome to the
Watchung Amateur Ski Club
Est. 1938

As our name implies, we are amateurs, but by “amateur,” as our founders defined it, we mean a person who loves or is greatly interested in something. For us, that “something” is being on the mountain, and the wonderful camaraderie that seems to just happen whenever winter sport enthusiasts gather together.

We are a diverse, enthusiastic group with a common devotion to hitting the slopes with our skis and snowboards. We have members at every level from beginners to experts. Never skied or tried out a snowboard? No problem! All of the mountains we visit have great instruction, so come and join the fun! Each season,  we organize day bus trips to local ski areas in New York and Pennsylvania, and weekend and extended trips to New England. Once a year, we travel out West for a week of  spectacular skiing.

We meet every Thursday (September through April, except Thanksgiving) for regular business meetings, and relaxed social events like themed dinners,  parties, and barbecues. Off-season, we bike, hike, kayak, canoe, go whitewater rafting, take river cruises and gather at restaurants for group dinners.

So, if you are looking to ski with some great  people, want to have some fun times on and off the mountain, and like the idea of having a warm and welcoming place to go and relax among friends, you’ve found the right club!