Retiree Chapter: What's New
The Spring 2018 Educational Cultural Program
To view the Spring 2018 brochure, please click HERE.
Please note: SP18 C6 & SP18 C7 Paint & Sip Time: 5 PM to 8 PM
MEMBERS AND THEIR SPOUSES: Download the form HERE.
GUESTS: Download the form HERE.
To register online, please click HERE.
CSA Retiree Chapter Special Event – The Mohonk Mountain House – A National Historic Landmark
The Retiree Chapter has booked a block of rooms for Mohonk’s Music Week – Monday June 18, 2018 – Wednesday June 20, 2018. This getaway also offers a full day, one night and the two night stay. There will be a fantastic week of Big Band, classical, riverboat jazz, opera, bluegrass, chamber ensemble, and rock n roll! Three concerts a day will be performed in a beautiful natural setting.
The Mohonk Mountain House is a historic American resort hotel located in Ulster County, New York. Its prominent location in the town of New Paltz, New York is just beyond the southern border of the Catskill Mountains, west of the Hudson River. Mohonk Mountain House is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is only 90 miles north of New York City. Surrounded by 40,000 acres of pristine forest, it offers farm-to-table cuisine and an award-winning spa
Mohonk Mountain House has received dozens of awards from magazines and news outlets. Condé Nast Traveler has given it nine awards since 2008, including “Number One Resort Spa in the United States” (2013) Travel + Leisure has given the resort seven awards since 2009, including “Number Two Hotel Spa in the United States” (2013) and “Number Six Hotel Spa in the World” (2013). USA Today 10 Best: One of the 10 Best Historical Hotels in the US., 2017. Travel + Leisure magazine 2015: World’s Best: Top 100 hotels in the World.
Mohonk has received numerous and repeated awards from spa magazines, including Spafinder Wellness, Organic Spa Magazine, Spas of America, and Spa. Fodor’s listed it as one of “10 Best Spa Trips” for 2012, and in 2010 named it as one of 10 Best Hotels for Kids and Families. In 2011, Every Day with Rachael Ray listed Mohonk as one of “Our Eight Favorite Resorts”. The resort has received awards from Wine Spectator Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine, and it has also garnered numerous awards and commendations for being green and eco-friendly.
The rates are Full American Plan – three consecutive meals daily – generally starting with dinner the day of arrival and ends with lunch the day of checkout. The full day consists of lunch only.
Resort Amenities include: Archery, Barn Museum, Basketball, Bathing Beach, Biking, Billiard Room, Board Games, Boating (rowboats, paddleboats, canoes, kayaks), Campfires, Fishing, Fitness Center and Daily Fitness Classes, Game Room, Garden Tours, Golf -no green fees, Hiking, House History Tours, Jogging/Running, Lawn Games, Library, Playground, Indoor Pool, Putting Green, Sightseeing, Television Rooms, Tomahawk Throwing, Tennis, Afternoon Tea and Cookies.
Examples of Daily Activities: Art Exhibit, Beginner Stretch, Pilates, Adult Swim, Balance Ball Training, Brisk Morning Hike, Daily Garden Stroll, Total Body Conditioning, Chinese Yoga, Leisurely Afternoon Hike, and Tai Chi.
SPA Overview: The SPA offers relaxation verandas, a solarium (connected to a stone fireplace and complimentary tea bar with a view of the mountainside), outdoor heated mineral pool, men’s and women’s changing rooms each complete with a eucalyptus steam room and dry rock sauna. The fitness center has strength, cardio and free weights. Classes in Meditation and a variety of Yoga styles can be scheduled.
Additional Amenities (fees apply): Award Winning Spa Services, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, Carriage Rides, Electric Golf Carts ($10).
Room Amenities: Telephone, In-Room Safe, Air Conditioning, Balconies, Iron, Hair Dryer, Non-smoking Rooms and High Speed Wireless Internet. (Refrigerators by request – no charge). There are no televisions in the rooms – there is an additional fee if you would like one.
On Tuesday evening the Retiree Chapter will host a wine and cheese social before dinner.
Double Rate, Per Person – $259 per night plus tax
Single Rate – $359 per night plus tax
Day Attendees – $135 includes tax
There is an Administrative fee charged by Mohonk that the RC will underwrite. Additionally, there is no need to provide gratuities of any kind.
Transportation: If you take the bus to New Paltz, Mohonk will send a shuttle at no cost. If you take the train to Poughkeepsie, you will need to take a cab/car service to the hotel at your expense. If you drive, Mohonk provides free valet parking.
To download a registration form, please click HERE.