Tag Archives: WVAIA

The Venerable Sport of Croquet

July 14, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Croquet has been a Waterville Valley tradition since 1881. The 2018 season is underway on Sunday afternoons through Labor Day weekend. The croquet court is located at the foot of Greeley Hill Road – adjacent to the tennis courts and … Continue reading

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WVAIA Fourth of July Party

July 2, 2018

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA, Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, will host its annual Fourth of July Party on — you guessed it — Wednesday, July 4 — at the Waterville Valley Golf Club! WVAIA members and guests are invited to attend. Doors open at … Continue reading

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Trails Day

June 5, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association (shortened to a much more manageable WVAIA) is hosting a Trails Day this Saturday, June 9.  Meet at the gazebo in Town Square by 8 a.m. to carpool to the Welch/Dickey trail head.  … Continue reading

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WVAIA Winter Social on Saturday

February 16, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, is hosting its annual Winter Social & Membership Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 17, starting at 5 p.m. Jeff Leich, Executive Director of the New England Ski Museum, will make an entertaining and interesting presentation, “Over the … Continue reading

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Over the Headwall: A Ski History of Tuckerman Ravine

December 9, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Weekends in February are already filling up with fun activities and events.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.  Jeff Leich, Executive Director of the New England Ski Museum in Franconia, will be the special guest at WVAIA’s annual … Continue reading

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Wilderness First Aid Course at Waterville Valley

October 16, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association (WVAIA), Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, is hosting a 2-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 & 5, 2017 in Waterville Valley.  This popular class sells out every year, so … Continue reading

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Guided Hike, BYO Picnic Lunch at Schwendi Hutte

September 15, 2017

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA is offering a delightful view-laden hike on Saturday, Sept. 16. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Town Square gazebo to carpool or shuttle to Mt. Tecumseh. Bring plenty of water and a lunch. Led by WVAIA volunteer John Recine, … Continue reading

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Proposal for a Waterville Valley Long Trail

September 14, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I recently ran into long-time Waterville Valley property owner, Marvin Weinberger.  My children attended the Waterville Valley Rec. Dept.’s summer day camp with his kids many years ago, and both of us recalled those fun days with fond memories. I … Continue reading

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Croquet Tournament

September 3, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s croquet season culminates this weekend with the annual Labor Day Croquet Tournament & Luncheon on Monday, Sept. 4, at the court adjacent to the tennis center and across from the golf course.   The tournament will begin at … Continue reading

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Wilderness First Aid

August 28, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association (better known as WVAIA) will once again host a 2-day Wilderness First Aid course taught by SOLO (Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities, a school based in Conway, NH dedicated to wilderness medicine and outdoor leadership … Continue reading

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