Tag: Winter Park
The National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is in need of Volunteers for the Winter Season. The NSCD began in 1970, providing ski lessons for children with amputations for the Children’s Hospital of Denver. Based out of Winter Park Resort and Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the NSCD is one of the largest outdoor therapeutic recreation agencies in the world. Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to learn more about sports and themselves. With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis. (continue reading…)
Earlier this morning, Winter Park Resort became the fifth Colorado Ski Country USA member resort to open for the 2013-14 season, joining Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, Copper Mountain, and Wolf Creek. The Parkway, Porcupine, and Sorensen Park beginner trails are open, served by the Arrow, Endeavour, and Gemini Express lifts.
This year, Winter Park is highlighting its seven distinct territories, each of which deliver a unique experience. From the expertly crafted moguls at Mary Jane to the steeps of The Cirque to the family-friendly cruisers at Winter Park, and everything in between, Winter Park’s seven territories offer something for everyone.
To celebrate the Season of the Seven, Winter Park Resort is offering deals on lodging, lift tickets, the ski & ride school, rentals, food and beverage, and retail. Visit http://www.winterparkresort.com/en/seven-territories/season-of-the-seven/season-deals.aspx for more information.
Yesterday, we published a helpful little list of when all of our member resorts are planning to open for the 2013-14 ski season.
Winter Park Resort is planning to be open on Wednesday, November 13, and based on the images we’ve seen from the mountain it looks like Opening Day will be one to remember. After receiving five inches of natural snow last Thursday night, Winter Park’s snowmaking crew fired their guns for the first time this season. Here’s hoping for three weeks of cold temperatures and weather systems between now and then.
Labor Day Weekend promises to be a festive affair at Winter Park Resort with the arrival of the Zoppé Italian Family Circus, which will bring its old-world tradition of family fun to the resort for eight performances from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2.
With high hopes of securing a spot at the 2013 World’s Championship Chili Cookoff in Palm Springs, California, close to 20 well-known connoisseurs of chili will be at Winter Park Resort this weekend, August 24 and 25, cooking up their most impressive recipes at the High Altitude Flamethrower’s Chili Festival. (continue reading…)
It’s been a stunning Summer Solstice at Winter Park Resort, where visitors have been treated to exquisite views of Parry Peak and the Fraser Valley. The summer season starts in style with the annual Winter Park Chocolate Festival tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Village at Winter Park.
Whether it’s a quick, weekend getaway or an extended vacation, Winter Park and surrounding area have the perfect summer lodging package for any schedule and budget. The great deals allow visitors an affordable opportunity to enjoy the many summer activities and events, including the Resort’s Trestle Bike Park, Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, Colorado Freeride Festival, and many others through the summer. Winter Park Resort’s summer season begins on Saturday, June 15.