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Sky Tavern Reminders
Instructor Orientation Night
Tuesday Nov 28th, 6:30
California Building in Idlewild Park
75 Cowan Dr.
Sky Tavern is a learning center. At its core is passing snowsports from one generation to the next. Instructing is FUN but it is serious too. Sky has a reputation of doing it right and that happens because of the dedication of the instructors. Thank you!
This is the first night of "how to be an instructor" classes. We try to do a couple of these in town and more as soon as we can get on snow. This is all about how to pass the fun on the right way. It is not sitting in a classroom with Miss Smith reciting ABCs although we will talk about the basic day at Sky Tavern first. Most of the time will be in groups learning games that make kids wishing the weekend would get here faster because that is time to ski and ride. Fun, laughs and smiles. Those are what power the lifts at Sky Tavern.
Instructing is fun and rewarding. Seeing a kid get it is worth everything. You don't have to be a great skier or rider, that can come later. You just have to be someone that wants to make a smile happen on a kid by showing them the basics of a lifetime sport. If you are a new or returning instructor please make an effort to attend. If you are a Junior Instructor, you too! And if you are undecided about what you are going to help this season at Sky Tavern, please show up. Your time with Sky Tavern will be well spent. Kids are counting on us all.
Get 'em while there is some to get!
There is still a good amount of kid gear, lots of snowboards and teenager and adult stuff can be found. I need Sky Tavern members to come rent this gear so we can get the lodge cleaned. Fair warning that in the past all the shops in Reno have run out of rental gear. Kids didn't get to ski that season because all the skis and boards were gone. Time to act.
Dates & Times
Wednesday Nov 29, 2pm-6pm
Sat/Sun Dec 2&3. 10-2
All at Sky Tavern Lodge
Sky Tavern Pray for Snow Party, Friday Dec 1st @ 6:00pm!
Help usher in winter at Sky Tavern and join us for the Pray for Snow Party on Friday, December 1. The festivities will begin at 6pm and a Matchstick Production Ski Movie, Drop Everything, will begin at 7:30pm
Pray For Snow Party - $5 Admission
Pray for Snow Party, Friday Dec 1st @ 6:00pm! Come on up to the Sky Tavern lodge for Silent Auction, Raffle, and Ski Movie, Match Stick Productions Drop Everything (2017)( starts at 7:30). We will have S'mores, Burgers, Hot Dogs and Chili. Dress warm!! We will have a fire lit.
Lots of activities.
Sky Tavern is planning to have a fire, s'mores, food, kid friendly drinks, an auction, music, and a raffle. Auction items will be plenty and much more. Admission is $5 and proceeds from the auction, raffle, and food sales benefit the junior ski program at Sky Tavern. The event will be inside and outside the lodge, so make sure to dress warmly!
Come to the Sky Tavern Pray For Snow Party!
You might have seen this on Facebook. Build a fundraiser page and the Gates Family will match those donations you raise. Can we go back to that old sentence and that I do not totally understand Facebook but did it anyway for Sky. $500 showed up just like that! So give it a go please. Membership fees only cover 50% of what Sky Tavern costs to run a year and we have some big expenses coming up soon. Big, like snow making.
If you don't want to do that please invite your friends to join the program. Snow is a gift given by family and friends and the best way is with Sky Tavern.