108 Yr-Old Edmonton Ski Club Reopens 2019/20 Winter

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Edmonton Ski Club, 10 minutes outside Edmonton Canada, was founded in 1911. | photo Edmonton Ski Club

Rebounding from financial troubles, curtailed hours and a year-long operational hiatus, Edmonton Ski Club at Alberta Canada states it will reopen 2019/20 Winter thanks to volunteer and government aid.

In March, the centurion ski club benefited by a $1.1 million infusion courtesy of City of Edmonton alongside government of Alberta. Funding went toward repairs and upgrades, like purchase of a magic carpet.

An official opening date for the ski hill has not yet been set.

But, in a statement posted the previous week, the ski club did welcomed several new members to its board as well as express excitement for the coming 2019/20 Winter season.

Edmonton By The Number:

  • Skiable area: 25 acres
  • Trails: 6
  • Longest run: 600ft.
  • Lifts: 4
  • Snowmaking: 100%
  • Annual snowfall: 36in.

According to ski club, approximately 900 skiers make use of the slope weekly.

Related: Edmonton Ski Club receives $1.1M lifeline from city and province

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