Sno-Gophers Ski Club

7732 S Cottage Grove Ave. Box #453, Chicago, IL, 60619
312 683-5231
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In 1965 radio announcer Holmes “Daddy-O” Daylie organized the SKI FUN LEAGUE, (known today as the Sno-Gophers Ski Club).  The Sno-Gophers Ski Club was founded to provide opportunities for skiing enthusiasts who wanted to ski more regularly and less expensively.  The Sno-Gophers have traveled all over North America as well as Europe.  Because of the club's extensive skiing program and the skiing proficiency of its members, the Sno-Gophers Ski Club is recognized as one of the nation's leading ski organizations.  The Sno-Gophers Ski Club is one of the founding members of the (NBS)" target="_blank">National Brotherhood of Skiers and is dedicated to promoting the sport of skiing within the African-American community.  The Sno-Gophers are also members of the Chicago Metropolitan Ski Council (CMSC)" target="_blank">  This is a city wide organization of Ski Clubs in the Chicago area and suburb

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  • Address: 1525 E. 53rd Street, Suite 418 Chicago, IL 60615-4530
  • Tel: 773-955-4100
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About Us

At a time when African Americans on the ski slopes were a rarity and black ski clubs were an exception, Ben Finley and Art Clay were not deterred from their vision to create a national Black Ski Summit. READMORE