Winter Ski and Snowboard Program

Click here to download a PDF with all information and forms needed to sign up for the season. Including Rates, Rental Agreement, Peace in the Park Agreement, Scholarship information and our Informational Flyer. Chester Bowl provides a family friendly, positive environment with affordable prices, and is a hill right in town …

2014 Silent Auction

Tickets now available online for $25. Purchase securely with a credit card via PayPal! Silent Auction Tickets Photos of some of the auction items. More to come! Thank you to Midwest Communications, our Media Sponsor! Participating Restaurants and Purveyors of Fine Beverages Bent Paddle Brewing Co. Bernick’s The Exchange Deli/Bakery …

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 …

Welcome to Sam Luoma!

The Chester Bowl Improvement Club (CBIC) announced Wednesday that Sam Luoma will become the new Program-Operations Manager. Sam will be working alongside current Executive Director, Thom Storm and in-coming Executive Director, David Schaeffer. Thom will be retiring on April 30, 2015, after more than 40 years of service. Sam and …

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Ski Lessons rescheduled

Due to the cold weather and the cancellation of two days of our ski school, additional ski lessons have been scheduled at Chester Bowl. For the next two Saturdays, Jan. 4 & 11, we will offer lessons at the following times:

11:30-12:30 Adult lessons – for skiers of all abilities
12:30-1:30 Snowboard Lessons
1:30-2:30 Non-skier lessons
3-4 Beginner & Intermediates

Since our first race of the year is Sunday, Jan. 5, Saturdays skiers will practice skiing out of the starting house & going through gates, just like they will do in Sunday’s race. Anyone who can ski down the hill is welcome to race! We have age categories from 5 & under up to age 16.

Early registration for Sunday’s race will be on Sat. from 2:30-3:30 in the ski garage. The one time fee for all six races is $15.00/racer or $25/family. This includes a free lunch for every race, and an award for each event, no matter how a skier places in the standings.
This Sunday’s race is sponsored by Ron Hanger, who will be taking pictures of all racers from approximately 12-1, and providing them with a free photo button.
Sunday’s registration will be from 11-12:30 in the ski garage. There is no late registration. The race starts at 1:15.

Questions?
chesterbowlpark@gmail.com
724-9832

Everyone Is A Winner At Chester Bowl!

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Lift Closed again today, Monday Dec 30.

Due to another day of below zero temperatures, the Chester Bowl chairlift will be closed today.
With below zero highs forecast for both Tuesday & Thursday, it is likely the lift will also be closed on those days. By Friday, it looks like the temperatures will moderate enough to have the lift open again.
I am in the process of scheduling some make up ski lesson days. I will send out another announcement on that, when plans are finalized.

Thanks for supporting your park!

Thom

Lift Closed Sunday 12-29

The Chester Bowl Chairlift will be closed today, and there will be no ski lessons, due to the cold weather. There are several days of cold weather predicted, so the status of the lift will be on a day by day basis. If the winds drop tomorrow, and the sun is out, it is possible the lift will reopen on Monday.

To end on a positive note, congratulations to the dozens of new skiers that have gone from non-skiers, to skiing independently, during our first three days os ski camp!

Ski School Begins!

 Check the schedule for upcoming times!  Thanks Cadets, parents and hearty skiers!

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Opening Day 2013!

Click on thumbnail photos below to enlarge!  What a great opening day…thanks to all those who skied and volunteered!

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Drum roll please…

The Chester Bowl Ski Hill opens for the season tomorrow morning, December 14, at 11am. All ski runs, trails & the terrain park will be open. Hours are 11am-4:30pm Saturday & Sunday, and 4:30-8:30pm Monday, Thursday & Friday. The chairlift does not run on Tuesday & Wednesday.
This marks the 108th year of organized skiing at Chester Bowl. Since 1905 the park has been a popular place for families to enjoy winter activities.

For more information go to chesterbowl.org or call 724-9832.

We’re making SNOW!!!!

Thanks to Jeremy Kershaw for the photos

Now hiring ski instructors

Chester Bowl is currently hiring ski instructors for the 2013-14 ski season. Applicants must be at least 16 years old, and be available Dec. 26-30 & on Thursday nights from January through March. Interested applicants should email or call:

Thom Storm
Executive Director
Chester Bowl Improvement Club
1801 E. Skyline Dr.
Duluth, MN. 55812-1154
(218) 724-9832
chesterbowlpark@gmail.com

2013 Silent Auction – Sat, November 9th

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Save the date – this year’s auction and wine, beer and pizza tasting will be Saturday November 9. More info to come!!!

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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.