Hello everyone,

Straight to the info…

[U10 / U12 / U14 / U16] MSSC Christmas Tree

This December the club will be one of twenty neighbourhood-based organizations with a Christmas Tree at the Parkgate Community Centre. The tree will be on display between December 6th to January 1st. This is a great opportunity to raise the profile of the club in a high traffic location.

The details:

On December 6th there will be a special community event [Tinsel, Trees and Treasures] with activities for kids, music and other Christmasy stuff. During this event guests will also be voting on their favourite tree. This means that the tree needs to be decorated before the 6th!

I have a number of generic decorations that I will put on the tree but I was hoping that the racers could contribute some home-made ski and race themed decorations as well. My plan is to decorate the tree Wednesday evening (meeting at 18:45). As of this moment I have one family confirmed for Wednesday. If you are able to help out or if your kids want to make some decorations please let me know.

[U10 / U12] Information Night / Potluck / Social / Gear Swap (bring the kids)

On Friday December 13th the club will be hosting a U10 / U12 parent information night and potluck dinner at the Parkgate Community Centre between 6-9PM. The evening is all about information regarding the upcoming season and getting to know the coaches / executive / and other families.

A BBQ will be available so you are welcome to bring meat to throw on the grill. If any parents want to help with the organization of the event (co-ordinating food and such) please let me know.

If you have skis boots or other gear that you would like to sell (U14+ parents included) please bring it along. Please note: used helmets are NOT permitted. Never buy a used helmet!

Please RVSP here and indicate what you will be bringing for the potluck: http://goo.gl/nvE24a

[U10 / U12] Dry Land Training

There will NOT be any dry land training this week. Please check the hotline for info about this weekend and possible training next week.

[U12] Whistler Training

This Saturday the U12’s will be training in Whistler. The plan is to meet in front of Guest Services in Creekside at 8:15, grab our tickets and head up the hill. We will ski until close (3PM) and then download back to Creekside.

I have two seats available in my car if a ride to and from Whistler is needed. Please let me know if your child requires a ride and I will send you additional details about where and when to meet.

– all skiers are required to purchase their own passes
– skis / boots / poles (make sure all equipment is in working order and that the boots fit the bindings!)
– helmet and googles
– dress in layers
– a packed lunch or lunch money
– a day pack to stash lunches and extra layers / gloves in

If you can’t make it out this weekend don’t worry… we will be heading back back to Whistler December 14th plus a number of other days over the holiday break.

*** If you haven’t already please let me know if you child will be joining us in Whistler this weekend. A simple response to this email will do. Thanks! ***