About the Corporation Ski & Golf Mont-Orford

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Do you know the Corporation?

The Corporation Ski & Golf Mont-Orford is a Non Profit Organization (NPO) that oversees and administers all year round the activities, sports and events that take place in Mont-Orford.

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Do you know the Corporation?

The Corporation Ski & Golf Mont-Orford is a Non Profit Organization (NPO) that oversees and administers all year round the activities, sports and events that take place in Mont-Orford.

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History and Structure

The Corporation Ski & Golf Mont-Orford was created on May 31, 2011. It is governed by a 7 member board of directors which includes 3 elected municipal officials and 4 citizens. It is a non-profit organization that is 100% autonomous!

The Board of Directors is made up of the following members:

  • President, Jacques Demers
  • Vice-president, Pierre Patry
  • Treasurer, to be appointed
  • Administrator, Pierre Levac
  • Administrator, Marie Boivin
  • Administrator, Lisette Maillé
  • Administrator, Nathalie Pelletier

The connection with Mont-Orford National Park

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What is the connection between Mont-Orford and Mont-Orford National Park? A big question that few people know the answer to!

Mont-Orford is a territory under lease, within the Mont-Orford National Park. What does "under-lease territory" mean? This means that we manage a territory belonging to the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks through a lease that governs our actions. According to this lease, we are free to manage, administer and supervise the activities and the infrastructures found on our territory. These activities include; downhill skiing, ski touring, hiking, golf, cultural events and other activities.

Did you know?

Did you know that three other territories are found within the Mont-Orford National Parc? These include Orford Musique and the Jouvence resort, which are territories under lease, and finally Sépaq. Our four organizations are independent of one another, even if our territories touch.

No money share

Many believe that we share or receive money from Sépaq, in particular for and from hiking activities. This is not the case. We do not receive any funds from the Ministry or Sépaq for any activity whatsoever! Mont-Orford is completely financially autonomous.

PS! Did you know that in Quebec, a total of 8 territories under lease exist in the heart of national parks? They are:

  • Jouvence Resort
  • Boucherville Islands Golf
  • Mont Orford Golf Club
  • Mont Orford Ski Resort
  • Ski Saint Bruno
  • Orford Music
  • Mont-Mégantic Observatory
  • Mont-Tremblant Resort
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The financial health of the Corporation

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The financial health of the Corporation is very good!

The Corporation is in excellent financial health. Over the last several years, we have been completely financially self-sufficient for our annual operations.

The Corporation generates revenue solely through the sales of its services which include alpine skiing and alpine touring memberships, daily lift passes, special events access, the sale of green fees and golf memberships, and more.

Though the ski season generates most of our revenue and helps support our daily activities, it is however insufficient to allow us to make major infrastructure investments or to develop long-term and 4-season projects.

Financial help

We therefore apply for and receive on occasion grants from various government programs in order to develop large-scale projects that have major economic benefits for our region. Over the last few years we have received grants specifically for the extension of the main chalet and its event area, for the replacement of the Alfred-Desrochers chair lift and for improvements related to our snowmaking capabilities.

Regional economic benefits

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For the entire region!

70 million dollars of benefits

Unbenounced to many, Mont-Orford is an important economic engine generating 70 million dollars of benefits for our region every year! Studies have shown that for every dollar spent at Mont-Orford, our customers spend an additional $7 in the region's hotels, restaurants, cafes and shops. Impressive, right? We think it is something to be proud of!

Learn more!

Discover the recent investments we made that benefit the entire region.

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    New chalet

    Consolidation of the following services: Snow School, rental and customer service in addition to offering more space for eating and preparing.

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    New lift

    New quadruple chairlift on the Alfred-Desrochers hillside!

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    3 shelters ans 3 paths

    3 new uphill skiing paths and 3 new shelters on top of each summit were added to the pactice of uphill skiing!

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    Beginner zone

    A new covered double magic carpet was installed in our beginner zone.