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The Venerable Game of Croquet

July 5, 2013

The 2013 croquet season will get underway on Sunday, July 7, 2013 in Waterville Valley.

WVAIA (aka Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association – the valley’s outdoor club) hosts weekly croquet games every Sunday from July 7 through August 25 on the croquet court adjacent to the Tennis Center on Greeley Hill Road.  The course will be set up by 2:45 p.m. for practice and games will begin promptly at 3:00 p.m. and end at 5:00 p.m.

The 22nd annual championship tournament will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 2, with a luncheon following the games.

No sign-up is required (except for the luncheon). Wear casual attire.  If you wish, bring a beverage of your choice for personal use and a snack to share. Come meet new people and enjoy the fun game of croquet!

Players are encouraged to be members of WVAIA.


Membership fees are $25/year for individuals and $50/year for a family membership.  Additional donations are not only welcomed, but encouraged.  100% of membership fees go toward funding trail work, WVAIA programs and activities. There is no fee for members to participate in most WVAIA activities, and for the few exceptions, members receive a discounted fee.

Please join by sending a check payable to “WVAIA” along with your name, address and email address to W.V.A.I.A., PO Box 412, Waterville Valley, NH.

WVAIA is a 501(c)(3) charitable member organization. All donations are tax deductible.

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About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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