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Friday, February 22, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Kids from all over headed to the Ski Ward to kick off school vacation week.
Class dismissed! The Ski Ward in Shrewsbury was packed on Tuesday with kids from all around the region hitting the slopes instead of the books this week, as school vacation is just getting warmed up.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Enjoy a video showing the recent 'Rail Jam' at Shrewsbury's Ski Ward.
The Ski Ward, according to its recent post on Facebook and YouTube, hosted the second of three events in the Eastern Boarder and Boston Ski and Tennis Rail Jam at its mountain. The finals are scheduled for Feb. 9.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Readers have been uploading their photos for nearly a week. We've crowned a winner.
Our photo contest this week attracted dozens of photos of skiers (and some snowboarders too!) We could only choose one, however, as the winner of a $25 gift card. All photos uploaded before 5 p.m. yesterday were under consideration to be crowned the winner in Patch's Picture of the Week Contest. After deliberating, we had to go with shot of Dillon Fitzpatrick, uploaded by Asset Strategy Consultants. Thank you to all those who participated! Please continue to share your photos with us, either through our blogging platform or by uploading to your local Patch site's Pics and Clips gallery. Asset Strategy Consultants, we'll be emailing you so we can make arrangements to get you your $25 gift card. Return to Patch tomorrow, when you can start …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A group of Patch employees went to Ski Ward to receive a lesson.
Patch headed to "snow school" at the Ski Ward in Shrewsbury last week, with editor Charlene Arsenault taking some first-ever downhill skiing lessons. Patch the reindeer always wedges his way onto the scene, and did so again this time. Snow School at the Ski Ward employs more than 100 instructors for its ski and snowboard classes. Racing instruction, too, is available. Classes are available for groups, individuals, and all ages. Ski Ward also offers tubing, but you don't need much instruction for that activity. Check out our video of our experience at the Ski Ward, where "pizza" and "french fry" moves were applied to the mountainside. Do you remember your first time skiing? Seasoned skiers: do you have any tips for novices? Where do you …