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All the way from Puerto Rico

Eggie is from Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. This past Christmas break was the first time he has ever seen or played in snow and he skied at Chester! Great job Eggie! Looks like you have your own cheering section too!

Help needed

We have a lot of gaps in the concession volunteer schedule this week. Please volunteer at:

http://www.jooners.com/guest?l=5b2edbe3-37ab-4d20-8a3e-4ac37825b20b

For Friday’s race we still need:
One of each
Timer, Race Board Writer, Bib Taker & Starter

Six Gatekeepers

Please reply if you can help in one of those positions, from 5:45 to approx. 7:30pm.

chesterbowlpark@gmail.com

Thanks For Supporting Your Park!

Thom

Chester Bowl on MPR’s “Minnesota Sounds and Voices”

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Dan Olsen from MPR did a story on Chester Bowl that aired today. Fantastic photos by Derek Montgomery too.

Closed Saturday, Monday

The Chester Bowl Chairlift will be closed today, Saturday, Jan. 25, due to the cold & wind. It is possible the lift will run tomorrow, however, strong winds are predicted. I will send out an email Sunday morning with an update.

With the National Weather Service calling for a high around -10 on Monday, the lift will be closed then too.

Stay Warm!

Freestyle Fridays – Tonight!

Check out this video by Sam from the last Freestyle Friday.

HELP! I need somebody

Once again we have lots of volunteer openings to staff the concession stand.
Here are the open time slots for the rest of the month-

Tu, 1/21 Staff Development Day
10:45-2 three out of three vacancies

Fri. 1/24
4:15-6:30 two openings
6:15-8:45 two openings

Sat. 1/25
10:45-2 three openings (out of 3)
1:45-4:45 two openings

Sun. 1/26
10:45-2 two openings
1:45-4:45 one opening

Mon. 1/27
4:15-6:30 two openings
6:15-8:45 two openings

Th. 1/30
4:15-6:30 two openings
6:15-8:45 three openings (out of 3)

Fri. 1/31
4:15-6:30 three openings (out of 3)
6:15-8:45 three openings

Thanks for helping to fill these important vacancies.
Please click on the Jooners link to sign up.

http://www.jooners.com/guest?l=5b2edbe3-37ab-4d20-8a3e-4ac37825b20b

MISSING BIBS-
We have 12 missing ski bibs from yesterday’s race. If you have any of them, please drop them off at the park asap, as we need them by this Sunday for the next race.

REFUND POLICY-
Thursday, Jan. 16 is the last day to get a full refund on your rental equipment, if our program is not working for you. Contact Thom for more details.

Video from HJfreeski – Chester Bowl Edit #3

Too cold to be on the slopes? Stay inside and edit together those GoPro and other videos and photos and send us the links. We’ll start posting to the Chester Bowl Facebook page and here on the website.

Thanks Hans and HJfreeski!

Lift Closed Thursday Jan 2

Here is an update on the Chester Bowl schedule for this week.

Th, Jan. 2
Lift Closed due to cold

Fri. Jan. 3
4:30-8:30 Lift Open
Beatles NIght (Beatles music on PA system)
6:00 Bulldog Pizza
6-8 Freestyle Fridays at the terrain park

Sat. Jan 4
11-4:30 Lift Open
11:30-12:30 Adult ski lessons-for all abilities
12:30-1:30 Snowboard lessons
1:30-2:30 Non-skier lessons
2:30-4:30 Early Race Registration Cancelled
3-4 Beginner & Intermediate ski lessons

Sun. Jan. 5
Lift closed due to cold
All Star Photo Race postponed until Sun. Jan. 12

Mon. Jan. 6
Lift Closed due to cold

Chair Lift closed NYE

The Chester Bowl Chairlift will be closed today Tuesday, 12/31, due to the cold weather. The next scheduled open day for the lift is Thursday, Jan 2. If the current forecast is accurate, the lift will be closed then also. An update will be sent out on Thursday morning.

For Sunday’s race, we need to fill the following volunteer positions:

One starter at the race house. Outside job from 1-3:30

One race board writer. Outside job writing down times in front of the chalet from 12:45-3:30.

One floater. Could be inside or outside, from 1-3:30.

Seven gatekeepers. Outside job from 1-3:30.

Please email me if you can help with these positions.

Thanks for supporting your park!

Thom

chesterbowlpark@gmail.com

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Hours & Events

CHAIRLIFT CLOSED FOR THE SEASON due to warm weather, deteriorating conditions, and a rapidly flowing Chester Creek!

SKI RETURNS
Mon. 3/30 (last names A-J)
Tues. 3/31 (last names K-Q)
Wed. 4/1 (last names R-Z)
5:30-7:30 each day
If you can not come on your assigned night, come on any night.
ALL RENTAL EQUIPMENT RETURNED

SKI AND SNOWBOARD BANQUET
Friday, April 17th
6-8pm End of the season ski/snowboard banquet at the Denfeld H.S. Cafeteria. More details will be sent out later.

THOM'S RETIREMENT PARTY!
Friday, May 1st
6-8pm Somers Lounge, College of St. Scholastica

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.