Fall Registration Opens October 15, 2023! Watch for our emails, our website and socials for updates!

Welcome to the Grand Traverse Ski Club!

Let It Snow!

Join us for Dryland Training start up on Monday, Oct 2 at 4:30-6pm at Hickory Hills!


The Grand Traverse Ski Club is a volunteer-run, non-profit club dedicated to offering quality instructional ski and ski racing programs for skiers from kindergarten to young adult at an economical price.  GTSC is committed to developing strong skiers and ski racers with a focus on fun and sportsmanship. 

We offer a wide variety of ski clinics and racing options for all levels of skiers.  Explore our programming options, attend one of our events, and join us on the slopes at our home hill, Hickory Hills Ski Area.

Mark your Calendar!

  • September 17 | 7-8 pm - USSS & FIS Parent & Athlete Meeting via Teams
    • Please join us to kick off our season ahead! This meeting is intended for ALL families and athletes - whether you are new to GTSC or been around a while! The goal of our meeting is to welcome new families/athletes, introduce coaching staff, review upcoming events, FIS/USSS registrations, season expectations and what we know about the FIS & USSS schedules at this point.

      Microsoft Teams meeting
      Click here to join the meeting

      Meeting ID: 261 556 772 695
      Passcode: rZVmeC
      Or call in (audio only)
      +1 352-374-3246,,268166276# United States, Gainesville
      Phone Conference ID: 268 166 276#

  • September 23 - GTSC USSS Fitness Assessment
    • West Senior High School
    • All USSS and FIS athletes from the 2022 - current should participate with us!
    • watch for signups to help volunteer and register your athletes!
    • Rocky/Central Region Leadership will be present for our GTSC led event!
    • Register Here
  • September 24 - GTSC Golf Outing
    • Held again with our cross-town friends from HRT at the Traverse City Country Club
    • Watch for more information soon on our website!
    • Register today!
  • October 2 - 4:30-6pm at Hickory Hills - Dryland Training Starts!
    • Join us outside at Hickory Hills 2x/week to get a jump start on your ski season fitness!
  • October 6-7 - GTSC Ski Swap
  • October 15 - Fall Registration Opens
    • See our Registration and Program Descriptions for more info!
  • November 2 - GTSC Annual Dinner
    • Please join us to celebrate 71 years of GTSC!
    • An adult evening with dinner, cash bar, honorees and auction to support GTSC.
    • Held at Jacob's Farm off M72 West
  • November 19-25 - GTSC Fall Thanksgiving Camp
    • Join us for our 1st ever Fall Camp!
    • 6 days on snow, 3 GS and 3 SL in Winter Park, Colorado
    • More information under Programs tab - Camps

About Grand Traverse Ski Club

Community leaders of Traverse City first envisioned a local ski area for children in the late 1940’s.

Although there were a limited number of ski areas in the region, most children did not have the means to travel to these ski slopes.

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Contact Info

Grand Traverse Ski Club
PO Box 5157
Traverse City, MI 49685