Tyrol Lodge – Changes to Cancellation Policy

Dear Members, we would like to advise you about some changes to the cancellation rules and policies at the Tyrol Lodge. Please review the message below that we have received from the President of the Tyrol Ski & Mountain Club.

Thank you.

1) 1) The Board of Directors approved the new Cancellation Period – 12pm the Monday prior to arrival, as of June 1, 2017. This will provide the Lodge Manager with more time to rebook cancelled rooms and members more time to make plans. Not meeting the new cancellation period will result in a cancellation fee. Please note that our website and all signs will also be updated very soon at the lodge. 
2)  The Board of Directors approved the new nightly lodge guest rate increases, effective June 1, 2017. The nightly Tyrol Lodge members & guests rate can change any time without notice. Please note that our website and all signs will also be updated soon at the lodge. 


New Guest– as
of June 1, 2017
Adult (13+)
Child (4-12)
Kids (3 and
Family of 3
Family of 4+
3) Cancellation Procedure
If it is necessary to cancel all or part of a reservation, notification should be made via email or telephone (604.932.5588) including the date, time of call, and all other details pertinent to the booking within the following timelines:
 Cancellation Period – 12pm the Monday prior to arrival, as of June 1, 2017
Note: Members who have made season-long bookings and who repeatedly cancel their booking may have their remaining bookings cancelled at the discretion of the Tyrol Lodge Manager and approval of the President and Lodge Chair.
4) Cancellation Fee
Cancellations or changes made to a booking with inadequate notice will incur a non-refundable charge to the members account equivalent to the dollar value of the booking. This charge must be paid in full before the Tyrol Lodge Manager will be able to accept a new booking under this account.

Swiss Choir Spring Concert

The choir would like to invite you to our 2017 spring concert.

Saturday, June 10th, 2017
All Saints Anglican Church
7405 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby
Time: 7:30pm

Our concert will be a pleasant entertainment for everybody. We will present you with a small selection of songs we will perform at the Singing and Yodeling Festival in California in June.
After the concert you are all invited to join us in the basement for coffee and goodies.

Tickets: $20.00, youth 12-19 $10.00, children under 12 free 

It was advertised in the Herald that we had invited a young Swiss girl from Abbotsford to sing at out concert. Due to unforeseen events she had to cancel. We hope we can invite her  to our next concert. 

Outdoors Club – Hike around Buntzen Lake

Date: Saturday, 22nd April, 11 am , 2017
We meet at 11 am  at the lowest parking lot , opposite the entrance to Buntzen Lake Park   ( near IOCO ) .
 The hike will take us around the lake; 10 km distance; 5 hour trip time incl. lunch break.
Level of difficulty:  medium.
Bring lunch and rain gear.
Contact your trip leader:
Joe Mueller ;  Tel # 604 732 6213   ;  Cell #  604 880 1563
e-mail: josefmueller@shaw.ca

Celebration of Life for Bernard

Dear friends,
with deep sorrow we wish to inform you that our Bernard Merkli ( 1929 – 2017 ) after  a short stay in the VGH Hospital  passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017.
Bernard (Chrisosti) had been a strong supporter of the Swiss Society of Vancouver. He was known as an active  member  in our Sections:  the Swiss Crossbow Association, the Swiss Choir and the Swiss Outdoors Club. We will miss him. May he rest in peace.
We invite you to a Celebration of Life for Bernhard on  Saturday, 1. April, 2017, 1 – 4 pm , at the Chalet of the Swiss- Canadian Mountain Range Association,
4141 Quarry Rd, Coquitlam.
Swiss Society of Vancouver.

AGM of the SSV – March 21, 2017

The AGM of the Swiss Society of Vancouver takes place on Tuesday March 21, at 7:00 pm at the Edmonds Community Center, located at 7433 Edmonds Street in Burnaby. The Board of Directors of the SSV cordially invites all members to attend and look forward to seeing you at the AGM.


Due to inclement weather forecast we have decided to cancel this event so no one has to drive in bad road conditions. We checked all weather reports and snow and freezing rain are on the radar.
There will be no alternate date for this event.
With regrets,
Have a Merry Christmas
The Swiss Outdoors Club
Jacques Goldschmidt