Get a Christmas Tree or Wreath and Support NYSEF!

Save the date! On Saturday, November 27, our friends at McCarthy Farms want you to pick our a Christmas Tree or Wreath in support of NYSEF! <- AND WE DO TOO! Details in the attached flyer.   Rain Date is Saturday, December 4. Reservations are not required.

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2021 Ski Sale – Details

The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) and the Lake Placid Ski Club (LPSC) are teaming up for their annual Ski Sale. The ski sale will take place at the Horse Show Grounds in Lake Placid on Saturday, October ​30.  For community members looking to sell equipment, please drop off gear on Saturday, October ​30 between 8 – ​9:15…

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Welcome U16 Alpine Coach at Whiteface, Colden Mrak!

. Colden is no stranger to NYSEF being a part of the program since he was a U10 – “I remember having board member Art Lussi as my first coach,” he said. Colden lives in Plattsburgh, NY and trained with NYSEF every week before heading to Clarkson University.  At Clarkson he skied for 4 years…

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Join NYSEF to refine your coordination on snow with gymnastics training this fall!

Join NYSEF to refine your coordination on snow with gymnastics training this fall led by Head Coach Yarka Novakova, international level gymnast/trampoline coach and former co-owner of Novak’s Gym in Northern Virginia with her husband, Yari Novak. What:  Gymnastic training to develop coordination, strength and general pre-season conditioning for competitive athletes. Who can sign up: All enrolled…

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 Join the NYSEF Nordic Masters Group this fall!

Want to work on skate technique? Retired alpine skier looking for a fun cardio workout?  Join the NYSEF Nordic Masters Group this fall! The NYSEF Nordic Team is introducing a ‘Get Fit’ Fall Series for families and friends who want to get in shape before the snow falls. The program will start Monday, Oct. 4th…

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Welcome U16 Alpine Coach, Mike Gilbert

Welcome U16 Alpine Coach, Mike Gilbert to the team! Mike is from Glens Falls, N.Y. and has skied and coached at West Mountain located in Queensbury, NY. During his time at West, he held roles as U16/U19 Alpine Coach and also worked with U12 and U14  athletes. When he is not skiing, he coaches rowing…

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Fiscal Year End Message from Executive Director, John Norton

To those who supported our summer events – THANK YOU. Whether you attended a regional party,* placed a bid in our auction, or volunteered your time, we truly appreciate your engagement during these warmer months. This summer was a busy one not only for NYSEF families and friends, but also for the venues where we…

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JD Reynolds: 2021 NYSEF Hall of Fame Inductee

NYSEF inducted former Board Chairman, JD Reynolds into the NYSEF Hall of Fame this summer during a small reception at a private family home. NYSEF is a leader in snowsports because of JD’s vision, dedication, and efforts as a board member, ski racer, parent and supporter. Congrats, JD! The NYSEF Hall of Fame is a tribute to the history…

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THANK YOU for supporting NYSEF!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent online auction. Despite not being able to bid together in-person, we felt the sense of community, friendly ‘competition’ on the bidding platform and support from our members, families and friends. We are grateful for the support!

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Celebrate with NYSEF on August 22

Lake Placid region Sunday, August 22 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid Food by adkstreetEats (pay as you go), music by Big Boss Sausage, toast to the 100th year birthday of the Lake Placid Ski Club (LPSC). Please bring your own adult and children beverages, picnic blanket and/or chair. *UPDATED:…

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