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1 01, 2023

Our 2022 Season in Review (Hint – it was the best ever!)

By |2023-01-01T12:07:23-05:00January 1st, 2023|Press|0 Comments

2022 was an amazing year for us! In 2023 we traveled to five different lakes, pulled over 100 Adaptive Skiers, raised close to $12,000 for charity, taught over 50 news skiers how to ski, had members compete and place in state tournaments, bought an equipment trailer and made friends with other area ski clubs including SCRA and The Aqua Riders of Holland! Hard to believe this was just our third season as a Ski Team!

We couldn’t have done any of it without our friends and amazing sposors supporting us! Thanks to everyone that made it an amazing year, and […]

5 07, 2022

Lake Lashaway Adaptive Ski Event to celebrate East Brookfield’s and Water Ski’s 100th Anniversary!

By |2022-07-05T10:17:23-04:00July 5th, 2022|Adaptive Skiing, Press|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

What: 100th Anniversary Celebration – Adaptive Ski Day at Lake Lashaway in East Brookfield
When: Wednesday, July 13th from 8am-4pm
Where: North/East Brookfield Town Beach – 4 Lakeview Rd., North Brookfield, Ma
Contact: Ryan DesRoches –  508-944-9793 –  WebsterWaterSki@Gmail.com
Photographers/Videographers: Please meet us at the beach, We’ll do our best to get you on a Boat up close to see the smiling skiers.

Lake Lashaway Adaptive Ski Event to celebrate East Brookfield’s and Water […]

30 06, 2022

Tons of Smiles at 2nd Annual Adaptive Ski Day at Lake Quinsigamond!

By |2022-06-30T21:35:03-04:00June 30th, 2022|Adaptive Skiing, Press|0 Comments

We had such a great time at our Lake Quinsigamond Adaptive Ski Day event on Friday, June 24th as 25 members of our disabled community came out to join us for an amazing day on the water.     THANK YOU to our amazing volunteers, including members from the Aqua Riders of Holland and the Quinsigamond Water Ski Club for coming to help us out!   

The event was covered by Spectrum 1 News Worcester and the front-page of the Telegram and Gazette.    The Shrewsbury Media Connection (Marc Serra) also made this amazing video of the day for us […]

14 06, 2022

2nd Annual Lake Quinsigamond Any Age, Any Disability Adaptive Water Ski Event at Donahue Rowing Center Friday, June 24th from 8am-4pm.

By |2022-06-14T08:35:09-04:00June 14th, 2022|Adaptive Skiing, Events, Press|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

What: 2nd Annual Any Age, Any Disability Water Skiing on Lake Quinsigamond.  Participants from 8-61 with a variety of disabilities water skiing, many for the first time.
When: Friday, June 24th from 8am-4pm
Where: Donahue Rowing Center,  237 N Quinsigamond Ave, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Contact: Ryan DesRoches –  508-944-9793 –  WebsterWaterSki@Gmail.com
Photographers/Videographers: Please meet us at the boat ramp, We’ll do our best to get you on a Boat up close to see the […]

5 12, 2021

SwaterSki raised over $12,000 for Webster Dudley Food Share and National Brain Tumor Society

By |2022-01-30T20:02:37-05:00December 5th, 2021|Events, Press|0 Comments

December 4, 2021,   Webster MA

The 2nd Annual SwaterSki event to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society and Webster Dudley Food Bank was held on Saturday, December 4th 2021 at Point Breeze Marina and Wachusett Mountain.   The water ski portion started at 10am and ran to noon and saw over 16 skiers brave the 39 degree water and 33 degree air temps – many wearing various costumes and despite the cold, all with smiles on their faces! 

In the evening, the skiers traded their wetsuits and waterskis for snow-skis and gloves at they hit the slopes at Wachusett Mountain to round out […]

25 08, 2021

Adaptive water-ski event makes waves on Lake Quinsigamond – Community Advocate

By |2021-08-25T08:50:28-04:00August 25th, 2021|Adaptive Skiing, Press|0 Comments

Adaptive water-ski event makes waves on Lake Quinsigamond

By Laura Hayes, Senior Community Reporter

Siddharth Suratwale was one of the people
who wentwater-skiing on Lake Quinsigamond
on Aug. 17. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

SHREWSBURY — About 25 kids and adults with disabilities spent Aug. 17 water-skiing on Lake Quinsigamond. 

“It’s just a feel-good situation where we can get these kids [who may not] have the means to get out on the lake and certainly don’t have the means to […]

22 08, 2021

Spectrum One News Covers our Any Age – Any Disability Adaptive Ski Event at Lake Quinsigamond

By |2021-08-25T07:32:27-04:00August 22nd, 2021|Adaptive Skiing, Events, Press|0 Comments

Spectrum One News came out and covered our Any Age, Any Disability Adaptive Ski Event on Lake Quinsigamond on August 17, 2021. 

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – People of all ages were out on the water Tuesday thanks to an adaptive water skiing event on Lake Quinsigamond.

The “Any Age, Any Disability” water skiing event took place at the Donahue Rowing Center in Shrewsbury. 

The event gave kids and adults with disabilities a chance to try water skiing with trained instructors. For some, it was their first time.

People were able to use sit skis, with adjustable cages and outriggers, and took turns going around Lake […]

22 08, 2021

VIDEO – WCVB Boston Covers our Quinsigamond Adaptive Ski Event

By |2021-08-24T09:17:00-04:00August 22nd, 2021|Adaptive Skiing, Press|0 Comments

WCVB’s Seri Congi came out to our “Any Age – Any Disability” Adaptive Ski Event at Lake Quinsigamond on August 17, 2021. 

Liz Hackett is ready for adventure. She’s about to water ski on Lake Quinsigamond.

“The first day I started I was a bit nervous,” she said.

It’s an activity made possible thanks to a program that helps anyone with disabilities — Ride the Waves.

“Basically, any age, any disability, we can get them out there and let them have a fun ride around the lake,” said Linda Candela, of the Webster Water Ski Collective.

With a […]

29 07, 2021

Webster Five Donates $2,500 to Webster Water Ski Collective

By |2021-08-22T14:32:06-04:00July 29th, 2021|Press|0 Comments

(July 29, 2021) Webster, MA – The Webster Five Foundation has announced that as part of the Web of Caring to Make a Difference program, it has donated $2,500 to Webster Water Ski Collective. This donation will assist Webster Water Ski Collective in purchasing equipment used by disabled individuals who participate in their Adaptive Ski programs, which offers a unique opportunity for individuals with mobility, visual, or other impairments to experience the joys and benefits of water sports.

Incorporated in Webster and Charlton, MA in 2020, the Webster Water Ski Collective is a club started with a […]

20 12, 2020

‘SwaterSki’ at Webster Lake raises money for National Brain Tumor Society – from Telegram.com

By |2021-08-25T07:34:01-04:00December 20th, 2020|Events, Press|0 Comments

WEBSTER – Santa and his elves, Frosty the Snowman and even the Grinch all came out to tread water Saturday on Webster Lake, all for a good cause.

Hosted by the Webster Water Ski Collective, Foxy Travel, Point Breeze, Wachusett Mountain Ski Area and the Menard family, the inaugural “SwaterSki to Fight Cancer” attracted 30 water skiers, many suited up in holiday garb.

The “SwaterSki,” a dual water-ski and snow-ski event, featured water skiing at the Point Breeze marina, followed by snow skiing at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton. The benefit is in memory of Christine Menard.

“My mother wasn’t a water skier. She […]

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