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The Dayton Ski & Board Club offers a variety of activities beyond the typical winter sports of skiing and snowboarding. Whether your interests are social get-togethers, tennis, biking, rollerblading, or scenic tours of interesting places, DSBC has an activity that you are bound to enjoy. Please check out our listing of trips and activities and make plans to join us!

Everyone is Welcome!

Informal club meetings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of every month, starting at 7:00 pm. Apply for membership, sign up for trips and meet other members.  See the Events Calendar for dates and locations.

 

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News

 
We're Moving!
 
Beginning September 2nd our meetings will be held at Walnut Grove Country Club! 
First and third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm.  Excellent safe parking, easy access.       For details  click here
 
 
 
                                             2016 Ski Trips                                              
 
 

 
 
Whitefish, Montana
Jan 16-23, 2016
 
Park City, Utah
Feb 6-13, 2016
 
Alyeska, Alaska
Feb 27-Mar 5, 2016
Solden, Austria
Mar 11-19, 2016
 
Pre-trip to London
Mar 7-11
 
Post-trip cruise
to Greek Isles
Mar 19-27, 2016
                                          
Interested in leading one of these trips?   Click here to apply.
 

 
 
  Kickoff Picnic
   August 30, 2015
 

    3k/5k Remembrance Walk
    October 24, 2015
 
                                    Sponsored by Patty & Greg Atkinson

 
       Dragon's vs. Ft Wayne
             July 18, 2015

 
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
September 25-28, 2015

 
 

 President's Blog

Attracting New Members
 
What have we done to attract new members?  We have gone to ski and outdoor sports venues and set up displays and talked with people who might be interested in skiing and our other activities.  A few that I have participated:  Midwest Outdoor Experience and the swap meets at Valleywood, Mad River Mountain, and Perfect North.  All of that effort might have gotten us one member, if that.  The volunteers gave up a good part of their days and drove hundreds of miles for these events.  It wasn't all that successful.  Lots of lookers but no buyers. click for more

 
Highlights of the OVSC Summit
 
There were many fun times at the OVSC Summit last week, but there was also some serious business discussed.  Declining ski club membership and participation is a topic that has perplexed all ski clubs, not only in our region, but across the country.  What, if anything, can be done to reverse the trend.  Your own ski club has been discussing this issue for more than two years.  Your Board of Directors has had many suggestions about how to market ourselves (spending money and resources) to attract new members.  Personally, I've been reluctant to spend our money if there is no proven benefit.  My main task at the OVSC Summit was to sit on sessions that addressed this issue.  There was one session that Karl Winter of Winter Ski and Sports talked about it.  Sadly, while he had a lot to say, he had, (in my opinion), no new or productive ideas.  The club presidents met the following day and discussed this again,  I did gain some insight as to what other clubs have tried (and mostly failed at).  click for more
 
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