Duneland Ski Club of Northwest Indiana is open for membership for 2018-2019. A membership drive will be held at the Slide Shop at the Pines Ski Area, 674 N. Meridian Road, Valparaiso. The Slide Shop will be open for business and Duneland members will be on hand to talk to interested skiers from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 27. Refreshments and membership information will be available. Special half-price memberships will be offered to new members only on Oct. 26 and 27; regular single membership is $30 and couples are $35. Discounts for families with children are also available.
A full schedule of western and weekend ski trips has been set up. Ski club meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at The Gary Sportsmen’s Club, 10101 Madison St., Crown Point.
Western ski trips planned so far include Taos, New Mexico, and Aspen, Colorado. Also, weekend bus trips are planned to Brule Mountain, Crystal Mountain, and Caberfae, Michigan. Drive-up trips are also planned.