The Original SKI BEES - 50 years of history
Purchased in 2022 by Wendy Webb CSIA III, a seasoned ski industry professional and Ski Pro with Ski Bees since the 2006/7 season. Ski Bees celebrates it's 50th year with a fresh new look and a new logo. The number of day trip ski days is doubled, the number of ski clubs visited expands from four to seven. Ski Bees destination trips grow to include spring hiking and fall cycling trips. The social aspect of the club is expanded with regional Pub Nights/Socials and multiple apre's ski. Membership services becomes automated as does lift ticket purchasing through a new web site and phone app, rsvp's for socials so members can see who is going, members can manage their accounts and make plans easier.
About Wendy: In addition to many years with Ski Bees as a ski pro, career highlights include: Whistler Mountain Snow School Supervisor responsible for groups arriving to the mountain on busses for ski days. Snow School Director Beaver Valley Ski Club for 9 years managing one of the provinces most successful Snow Schools, Staff Trainer and Snow School Director Toronto Ski Club, Staff Trainer Craiglieth Ski Club. Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance Level 3 and Course Conductor rumoured to have taught the most level one certification courses in Canada. Wendy is passionate about skiing, having skied almost all of the 50+ ski resorts in Ontario, averaging 90+ days on snow every season, and is committed to continue the excellence of Ski Bees.
Along with Wendy, her daughter Emma will be running the desk each morning. Emma Webb BSc CSIA II has grown up in the ski industry, has come out to Ski Bees since 2006. Steven Green BHA PMP CSIA I and MBA student will be helping out administratively, looking after accounts and doing administration that needs to be done behind the scenes and is keen to enjoy some adventures.
Collingwood residents Caroline Connell-Casey CSIA III and Mike Casey CSIA IV bought the business in 2006 from co-founder Bunny Kent. They grew the business to include destination ski travel around the world. She hand picked instructors and developed a highly qualified Snow School. The clubs' reputation for excellence grew under their dedicated guidance and resulted in a balanced membership of active men and women.
After 16 years of dedication in operating this great ski club, Caroline and Mike decided it was time to move on and explore other new challenges both in the mountains and life!
Caroline and Mike are now honorary members of Ski Bees and will continue to enjoy all the friendships they have made through their Ski Bees journey.
Established in 1973 by Bunny Kent ... The Ski Bees Travelling Ski Club was founded in 1973 by women from Markham who decided to create a weekday ski program for people who wanted to learn to ski but were too busy on weekends.
Ski Bees Inc, RR#2, Flesherton, ON, N0C1E0 Text or call: (705)-212-2SKI or (705) 212 -2754 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org