Activities

Skiing and Snowboarding

A verticle drop of 745 feet is one of the greatest in Ontario, providing some of the longest runs, many over one km in length. Osler boasts an almost perfect fall line on all of our 20 runs for the beginner to the expert, spread over 130 acres we offer the most skiable acreage per member of all Ontario clubs.

Our fleet of four groomers operated by seasoned staff with more than 90 years of experience work throughout the night creating pristine corduroy on all of our trails prior to each ski day resulting in optimum snow conditions “bar none”! We have two high-speed detachable quad chairs and one fixed grip quad service our ski trails; our platter lift and a 160 foot magic carpet service our beginner “Beehive” area.


women at Ladies' Day

Social Events

We offer our members a brimming social calendar, including themed buffet dinners, junior apr├Ęs, concerts and much more.

  • Men's Day: Friday February 2, 2018
  • Ladies' Day: Friday February 23, 2018 (vendor applications are now closed - thank you to all applicants)

snow school kids

Snow School

The high standard of skiing and snowboarding evident at Osler is a testament to the dedication, skill and enthusiasm of our Snow School.  Osler is privileged to have industry recongized Lynn Warll as our Snow School Director.

Osler's Snow School is renowned as one of the finest in Canada. Whether you’re a freestyle rider or carver you can excel under the guidance of our competent staff. From preschoolers to seniors, beginner to expert, there is a program for everyone. Most families kick-start the season with a ski, snowboard or race camp during the Christmas holidays and March break camps precede our spring skiing that usually runs into April.

Osler members please login to the member section of the website to view the latest news and Snow School information or to register for programs.


racers at top of hill

Racing

Racing is an integral part of Osler life with an extremely qualified and competent coaching staff, some of whom have international experience.

Osler is well known for having the best downhill course in Ontario and the Club has been a fixture on the Alpine Ontario race schedule for over forty years.

Osler junior racers have progressed to Canada’s National Team, including 6-time World Cup champion Laurie Graham, and more recently downhiller Luke Sauder. In addition, five former National Team members have joined the Osler family, including Nancy Greene Raine and Ken Read. Four members have also represented Canada on our National Telemark Ski Team.

From entry level seven year olds to interclub team racing, to individual provincial racing or our own adult house league (which is as popular for its camaraderie as for its competitiveness), there is racing for everyone from the young to the young at heart.

Adult House League

Over 100 members participate in this in-house league, ranging in all skill levels. It's all about enjoying some friendly competition.


terrain park with a view

Terrain Park & Pipe

Our terrain park has many features suitable for all levels. Our 6.5 acre terrain park boasts a half-pipe and dozens of features including rails, boxes, jumps and hips. We have a talented and passionate staff who create a unique park each year.

Click here to get your 2018 Osler Bluff Park Pass online 

Members and guests who want to enjoy the terrain park are required to complete the Terrain Park Test and complete a waiver. The test can be completed online or at the Club prior to going into the park.


ice rink

Ice Rink

A liquid cooled 50 x 100 foot skating rink provides another truly Canadian winter activity for all ages, offering shinny and family skate times.


Recreational Trails

Members and their guests (with a day ticket) are permitted to use the trail system.

Snowshoeing
Osler Bluff is a paradise for winter trekking. A network of almost 27 km of snowshoe trails wind their way through some of the Niagara Escarpment's most stunning environments. There are trails suitable for all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

A wide and flat system of trails behind the Oslerview Community are an easy introduction to snowshoeing; the North End trails climb through the forest to loop around the mid-mountain snowmaking reservoir; and a challenging 7.5 km climb and descent of the mountain takes the experienced and fit snowshoer on a tour of the entire property. Adventurous snowshoers can extend their hikes to join the Bruce Trail, Pretty River Provincial Park or enjoy the managed conservation area to the south of the Club property.

Note: Snowshoe traffic is not permitted on alpine ski trails. This poses a hazard to both skiers and hikers. Please follow marked trails.

Cross Country Skiing
While the trails that ascend and descend the mountain are not suitable for cross country skiing, Nordic skiing is encouraged on the lower trail, also referred to as the "Fisher Trail", accessed from the snowmaking reservoir in the Oslerview Community. These multi-use flat trails are shared with snowshoers and hikers. Conditions permitting, these trails may be groomed to facilitate skiing.


tennis courts

Summer Club

During the summer months, members have access to our Summer Club. Ammenities include two tennis courts, heated pool, change house and a play area for small children. We also offer summer club programs, swimming lessons and tennis lessons; private lessons are also available.