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Ski Lottery October 21

*** Please note: this post has been updated to reflect the new Ski Lottery date of October 21 and the new hill cleaning date of October 25. We apologize for the inconvenience.

2014-15 Chester Bowl Ski Program
Information Night and Lottery
Tuesday, October 21
Approximately 6:15-8:00pm
Ordean-East Middle School Cafeteria
2900 E. 4th St. (Park in the lower lot right next to the cafeteria)
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Zeitgeist Brunch supports CB

You have an opportunity to enjoy a great meal and support the Chester Bowl Improvement Club at the same time!

The Zeitgeist Arts Café (222 East Superior Street) is donating a portion of their July weekend brunch proceeds to Chester Bowl.

Brunch is served 10 AM-3 PM on Saturdays and Sundays, so you can support us during this month while enjoying a sunny weekend afternoon and delicious food!

Find out more, and preview the brunch menu, at www.zeitgeistarts.com.

Chester Bowl Summer Adventure Camp!

Summer camp starts Tuesday June 9th, and we are excited and ready to go!

Children should arrive at the Chalet at 9 am each day, with pickup by 5pm.

If you have not yet completed your medical form or paid your final payment, please be prepared to finalize those on your first day of camp.

Please be sure to bring the following items to camp every day:
• Lunch and Drink
• A snack or two (Parent volunteers will also be providing snacks on most days).
• Closed-toed shoes – no sandals or flip-flops
• A filled water bottle
• Rain gear
• Sun-block, hat and/or sunglasses
• A way to carry everything!
• Swimsuit and towel when specified and water
shoes for wading in the creek
• Positive attitude

We will see you at camp!

Summer Adventure Camp trip to Bell Museum and Como Zoo

Have you ever seen a bison? Have you wondered if flamingos are as pink in real life as they are in pictures? Have you wanted to find out more about the mysteries of space? Would you like to be immersed in an “Exploradome”?

We can help with these mysteries this summer! The Chester Bowl Summer Adventure Camp is heading to the Bell Museum of Natural History and the Como Zoo and Conservatory in the Twin Cities, and we want you to join us!

We are taking a bus from Chester on Thursday, June 19th, leaving at 7 am and returning at 7:30 pm.

Children 10 and older can attend on their own. Those under 10 must have an adult or responsible older sibling with them. The cost for the trip is only $34 (same for adults and children).

Please contact us at chesterbowlpark@gmail.com or call at 724-9832, and we will send you the application form.

Find out more about the Museum and the Zoo at http://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/ and http://www.comozooconservatory.org/

Chester Creek Concerts announced!

We are very excited to announce our 2014 Chester Creek Concerts lineup! Music starts at 7pm each night, but feel free to come early to find a spot and greet friends new and old! This is our 32nd year of the concert series, and is a joint effort between the City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Department and the Chester Bowl Improvement Club.

June 3: Chmielewski Funtime Band
June 10: Lake City Smokin Section
June 17: Charlie Parr
June 24 Fish Heads
July 1: Saint Anyway
July 8: Rock a Billy Revue
July 15: The Formal Age
July 22: Sound Incorporated
July 29: Busterville
August 5: Pot Bellied Stallions
August 12 & 19: rain dates if needed

Thanks to Midwest Communications for being our media sponsor! We hope to see everyone out at the concerts!

Summer Adventure Program Updates

Hello Chester Bowl Friends!

Despite the weather today, our Summer Adventure Program is just around the corner!

At this point, all of our days, except for three, are full and closed for registration.

However, there are still a few openings for our out of town trips:

Thursday, June 19th, 7am-7:30pm
Como Zoo and Bell Museum of Natural History
$34, 12 openings

Thursday, July 24th, 7am-8pm
Wild Mountain, water slides, alpine slides & go-carts. Must be 54″ tall.
$40, 4 openings

Thursday, August 7th, 6am-9:30pm
Valleyfair. Must be 48″ tall.
$54, 6 openings

For all three trips, participants need to be either 10 years old or have a parent or
other adult or an older sibling with them. Adults are welcome to join us on the
bus, but would need to pay the full fee to cover ticket and transportation costs.

For more information and to get a registration form, please email us at chesterbowlpark@gmail.com.

We will not be charging the $25/$50 registration fee for families signing up only
for these three days.

We hope you will consider joining us!

Chester Bowl Final day on Northland’s News Center

Our good Buddy Billy Wagness came to visit us and report on the last day of the season. Nice to see you back at the hill, Billy!

2014 Race Results

2014 Race Results – you may have to widen your browser window to see everything.

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Winter Carnival rescheduled for Saturday March 15th.

The Winter Carnival has been postponed until Saturday, March 15, from 1-4pm. For parents that volunteered to help this Saturday, please let me know if you can help out on the 15th. For others, we are looking for help from 12:30-2:30 and 2:30-4:30 running games and other fun events.

Thank for supporting your park!

Race Day at Chester (and fun for the Non-racer, too!)

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CBIC is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your donations are fully tax-deductible.

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Hours & Events

Friday, Jan. 30
4:30-8:30 Lift Open
5:30 Bulldog Pizza in the concession stand (note new time)
6-8 Freestyle Fridays in the Terrain Park Beatles Night!

Saturday, Jan. 31
11-4:30 Lift Open

11:30-12:30 ADULT SKI LESSONS

12:30 - 1:30 SNOWBOARD LESSONS

1:30-2:30 NON-SKIER LESSONS Can not go up the lift yet on their own

3-4 BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE LESSONS Can ride the lift & are improving turns

2:30-4:30 EARLY RACE REGISTRATION for the Lion's Club Race.
One time race fee good for all 4 remaining races $15.00/person or $25/family
Age groups:
5 & under girls & boys
6 & 7 girls & boys
8 & 9 girls & boys
10 & 11 girls & boys
12 & 13 girls & boys
14, 15 & 16 girls & boys
Snowboard girls & boys

Sunday, Feb. 1
Lift Open 11-4:30
11-12:30 Race Registration
NO LATE REGISTRATIONS
1:15 Race Starts

GENERAL SCHEDULE (Holidays and school breaks will vary)

Sundays, 11:00 AM-4:30 PM

Mondays, 4:30 PM-8:30 PM

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, CLOSED

Thursdays, 4:30 PM-8:30 PM

Fridays, 4:30 PM-8:30 PM
Freestyle Fridays most Fridays at 6:00 PM

Saturdays, 11:00 AM- 4:30 PM
11:30 Adult ski lessons (all ability levels)
12:30 Snowboard lessons
1:30 Non-skier lessons (can not go up lift on own)
3:00 Beginner and Intermediate lessons (can ride on lift and improving skills)

Contact

Chester Bowl Improvement Club
1801 East Skyline
Duluth, MN 55812
phone: (218) 724-9832


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Inclusiveness Policy

Chester Bowl Improvement Club (CBIC) is deeply committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful environment in the park and in our programs. CBIC is committed to preventing bullying and harassment in our community and expect all program participants to sign our Peace in the Parks pledge. For both employment and access to programs and activities, the CBIC will not engage in discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation including gender identity.