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Chicago Metropolitan Ski Council

Chicago Friars Ski & Bike Club​

Chicago ski club
Who we are

We are a diverse group of people who love to ski, camp, bike, canoe, and be active 365 days of the year.

New members are always welcome! Or join us for a trip or event!​ Explore our site.

We will participate in activities in the safest way possible including social distancing and requiring masks as the situation warrants. You are expected to participate safely and respectfully and abide by all local or club restrictions during this time. 

It's almost summer!
Have you renewed your membership?


A summer membership is $15! An annual single membership is only $25 and a couple's membership is $35 -- any kind of couple living in the same house! Membership gets you a monthly newsletter and a spot on our coveted email list. Learn more...

What's Coming Up? So much camping!

We cleaned up the camping equipment so we're ready to roll!

June 15-18
Kettle Moraine State Forest - South 

We'll be in Pinewoods Campground, Group Site C
Great hiking and nature trails, mountain biking, and horseback riding (bring a horse if you have one!) 
$35 pp includes camping fees and firewood, Saturday night dinner main course (bring a side dish to share), and coffee for breakfasts.

Take a look at all of our summer trips here!

The line-up:

Thurs., July 13 – July 16 Point Beach State Forest (WI) – group site
Thurs., Aug. 10 – Aug. 13 Devils Lake State Park (WI) – Site G2
Thurs., Sept .14 – Sept. 17 Lake Kegonsa State Park (WI) – Site B
Thurs., Oct. 5 – Oct. 9 Potato Creek State Park (IN) – Cabins 9 & 10

Friars enjoy all four seasons
Chicago ski club
CMSC racing
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