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 –  [email protected]
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 –  [email protected]
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 […]

20 05, 2022

Support our Club with our July Calendar Raffle!

By |2022-05-20T09:10:48-04:00May 20th, 2022|Site News|0 Comments

A fun way to support our club and win yourself an AWESOME prize from one of our amazing sponsors is to buy a chance for our July Calendar raffle!    Through the entire month of July we will pick a winner for one of the prizes below!    Chances are $10 or you can get six (6) chances for $50. 

You can purchase a chance online here, or by meeting with one of our collective members.   

Thanks to all our amazing sponsors and donors that helped make this event possible
Calendar Raffle

12 03, 2022

2022 Club Memberships NOW Available!

By |2022-04-04T19:46:33-04:00March 12th, 2022|Glen Echo Ski Club News, Meeting Minutes|0 Comments

The board of directors have set the club dues for the 2022 season!

As we all know, gas prices have gone way up this off season, and thus we have had to raise our dues to compensate.     Members will also be asked to help in fundraising activities to further offset the cost of gas this season.   

Dues:  
Individual Memberships: $175
Family Memberships:    $175 first member,  $125 for each additional family member. 
Non-Skiing/Supporting Members:   $30
Drop Ins/Day Rate:  $40

Memberships can be purchased online here or via checks made out to the Webster Water Ski Collective.  

All Active members MUST have […]

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 […]

4 10, 2021

Spooky Ski Webster featured on Spectrum 1 News

By |2021-10-04T12:26:14-04:00October 4th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

WEBSTER, Mass. – It was a spooky September Sunday on Webster Lake as ghosts and ghouls could be seen water skiing and getting everyone ready for the Halloween season.

It was all part of the second annual Dock-o-Treat-event. The Spooky Ski Show was put on by the Webster Water Ski Collective. The nonprofit aims to help people learn how to water ski. People ages 5 and up were able to put on a costume and take part. 

There were all sorts of costumes, including a chicken, pickle, a jailbird, and even someone dressed as Eeyore from “Winnie the Pooh.”

“It’s great. It makes […]

25 08, 2021

Photos and Videos from Our 2021 Lake Quinsigamond Adaptive Ski Event.

By |2021-08-25T14:07:24-04:00August 25th, 2021|Adaptive Skiing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Adaptive Ski Event at Lake Quinsigamond was a huge success.    We had a fantastic site to ski from at the Donahue Rowing Center, and the Shrewsbury Police and Fire also came down to allow the kids to “touch a truck” while they waited for their ski runs.     Thanks to all that made this event possible!

 

 

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 […]

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