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Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club

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Thank you for visiting the Greater Grand Rapids Ski Club.  We are glad you stopped by.  2016 was  an exciting ski year for our members with trips to Austria, Beaver Creek, Sun Valley, and Aspen/Snowmass in addition to many Michigan ski destinations.   2017 will be just as great with trips in the planning stage.   If you are just learning to ski or snowboard or are an advanced veteran of many winter seasons, come and join us.   We are active year around with golfing, hiking, kayaking and camping in the summer months.     

To participate in the fun, please join or renew today!  Dues are $35/year ($30 if paid between July 1 and October 31st).  Just print off the membership application below, fill it in, write your check payable to GGRSC and mail both to:  Membership Chairperson, P.O. Box 2084, GR  49501.  We look forward to a fun season!  Be sure to follow us on Facebook.


Last year's trips at a glance (2015-16)

2015-16 Trip Summary

Trip Application

Trip Application

Upcoming Events

June 27: Monday Morning Golf - North Kent (11029 Stout Ave NE Rockford)

Shirley Nevins is this week's leader.  Tees times are:  10:00, 10:08, 10:16, and 10:24.  Senior rate for 18 holes is $22 with cart or $17 for 9 holes with cart. $17 for 18 holes walking and $10 for 9 holes walking. Please email Shirley at shirleyjnevins@gmail.com or call 616-361-8390 to reserve your spot. 

Directions:  Go North on 131 to Exit 101 (M-57 Greenville).  Turn right onto 14 Mile Road NE and go 3.7 miles. Turn right onto Stout Avenue NE and go .7 miles.  11029 Stout Avenue NE.

NOTE:  to GGRSC members and friends.  If you want to be more informed, send Shirley an email asking to be on the GGRSC Golf group email list.  You will get an email every week with specific diretions and details for the course of the week.  You do not need to be a member to participate.  shirleyjnevins@gmail.com or call 616-361-8390.

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June 28: Tuesday Night Golf - Saskatoon

Golf at 5:45 pm at Saskatoon Golf Club.  If you have any questions, call Gene Wolfert at 616-550-8724.

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July 5: Tuesday Night Golf - Saskatoon

Golf at 5:45 pm at Saskatoon Golf Club.  If you have any questions, call Gene Wolfert at 616-550-8724.

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July 8: July TGIF - One week later due to holiday; Jack's in Spring Lake

Join us at Jacks in Spring Lake for the July TGIF. Always a favorite spot!  Live music outside early evening and later inside.

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July 22: Beer on the Bridge (Ada) - The 6 Pak

Ada is having monthly Beer and Concerts this summer on the 3rd Friday of summer months.  July's concert will be our favorite oldies group The 6 Pak.  Grab a lawn chair, picnic basket and enjoy a summer evening out.  Location is 7490 Thornapple River Drive and event is 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Brew by Gravel Bottom Brewery.

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July 29 - 31: Sandy Beach Camping/Muskegon River Paddle

Join us for a fun weekend of camping (meals around the campfire) with 4 hour paddle down the Muskeogn River.  Feel free to pick and choose events you want to participate in.

Campers arrive at Sandy Beach Friday afternoon/evening.  Some bring dinner but many will go into town to eat.  Saturday is the paddle down the Muskegon River leaving Wisner's Canoe Livery at 11:00.  Potluck dinner and bonfire at the Sandy Beach that night. Sunday tear down and enjoy the rest of the afternoon swimming/relaxing at Hardy Dam beach.

Campsites sell out fast.  You need to make camping reservations soon (we congregate at the Aspen and Oaks cabins): 


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Click on Online Reservations, choose dates and it will show what spots are available 

Any questions contact Lynne Black at lynneblack@tds.net

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August 13: Bike and Blueberry Ride - Kalamazoo to South Haven

Hold the date for a bicycle ride from Kalamazoo to South Haven on the Kal Haven Trail for the Blueberry Festival (about 34 miles - John says it's all downhill!).  Meet at the trail head.  Arrangement for shuttle service of cars to South Haven and bikers back to Kalamazoo for $15 per person for shuttle (even if you are not a driver).    Bike 10:30 - 2:30 (approximately) breaking for lunch.  If you want to enjoy the Blueberry Festival, spend the night.  John has a couple rooms saved at Great Lakes Inn and Suites.

Flyer coming soon.  Questions, contact John Z at 616-459-2422

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