Ski Motion Driver / Safety / Doubles Clinic 2005

 



General information (PDF)
Driver Clinic Registration Form (PDF)
Safety Clinic Registration Form (PDF)

 

Ski Motion 2005 will be held in White Bear Lake, MN. You will be partaking in this event along with several other ski teams in the region and over 30 skiers from Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin, etc.

 

 

Drivers Overview:

Saturday, May 21st @ 8:00am we will meet in the hotel pool area (Hotel information below).  We will then do the classroom and written portion of the driver’s clinic.  From there, we will drive one mile to Goose Lake where we will start our on-water testing.  *** If your team is sending a driver, they are Required to also send skiers ****

We will be have a fire and a hot tub at the ski site to help keep the skiers warm!

 

Safety Overview:

Friday, May 20th @ 6:00pm we will meet in the hotel pool area (hotel information below).  We will then begin the classroom portion of the safety clinic.  All drivers who are NOT safety certified should plan to attend the Friday evening session and Saturday afternoon session, so you will be ready to do the driver’s test on Saturday.

Saturday, May 21st @ 2:00pm we will meet in the hotel pool area.  We will then begin the water/pool portion of the safety clinic (Swimsuit required)

 

Doubles Overview:

Saturday, May 21st throughout the day, Bruce Berg will be assisting doubles couples with dry land & water practice.  The doubles clinic will be held at the ski site and will be done in conjunction with the driver’s clinic.  Doubles couples, please come ready to ski.

 

 

 

 


Hotel Accommodations:

White Bear Lake Country Inn has generously offered the use of their pool and a conference rooms for the safety/driving instruction and testing. In addition to this, they have also reserved a block of rooms for those of you who might like to make a weekend of this or will need to stay overnight.

The rooms are easy to reserve by calling 800-528-1234 and requesting a room reserved under the title “Ski Motion”. The rooms are available for the special pricing of $59.95/night. The instructors will also be staying at this hotel for convenience. The address of the hotel is 4940 North Hwy 61 – White Bear Lake, MN - 55110

Meals/Lodging/Entertainment:

Meals and lodging will be complimentary for all instructors (we will also reimburse for gas/mileage).  For those partaking in the clinics, lunch will be provided (we will be grilling at the lake.  Saturday evening we will have a section of a local restaurant reserved for anyone that would like to dine with friends.  Saturday evening we will have evening festivities planned for all who are interested.

Registration:

Each club will be required to register.  Slots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.  Registration forms need to be filled out and received by May 1st. There is a registration form for drivers and safety participants – please fill out and return all that apply. 

Forms can be found at ‘www.mrssa.org’

Send completed forms to: info@skiotter.com or Midwest Ski Otters - PO Box 10693 – White Bear Lake, MN  55110  - phone: 651-773-3367
Reminder: The registrations will be honored on a first come first served basis so don't delay.
 

Directions:

Goose Lake is located in White Bear Lake, MN along Hwy 61.  The White Bear Country Inn is located in White Bear Lake, MN along Hwy 61.

 

Coming from the North:

Take 35 South – 694 East – 61 North.

To get to the lake, take a left at the light on White Bear Avenue/Hoffman Road (you will see the Little Bar).  The lake will be on your left. (Hotel is on Hwy 61 on right hand side after you go through town).

 

 

Coming from the South:

Take 52N or 35 North – 494 East (turns into 694) – Hwy 61 North

To get to the lake, take a left at the light on White Bear Avenue/Hoffman Road (you will see the Little Bar).  The lake will be on your left. (Hotel is on Hwy 61 on right hand side after you go through town).

 

Coming from the East:

Take 94 West – 694 North – Hwy 61 North

To get to the lake, take a left at the light on White Bear Avenue/Hoffman Road (you will see the Little Bar).  The lake will be on your left. (Hotel is on Hwy 61 on right hand side after you go through town).

 

Coming from the West:

Take 90 East – 35 North – 494 East (turns into 694) – Hwy 61 North

To get to the lake, take a left at the light on White Bear Avenue/Hoffman Road (you will see the Little Bar).  The lake will be on your left. (Hotel is on Hwy 61 on right hand side after you go through town).

 

From Hotel to Lake:

Take 61 South (left out of the parking lot) – Turn Right at the light for White Bear Ave/Hoffman Road (you will see the Little Bar).  The lake will be on your left.

 

 

Maps are attached!






 



Team Contact Information

Aqua Addicts - Aberdeen, SD
Paul Newcomb - (605)229-7437 / (605)226-2433
egads@midco.net

Todd Thorson - (605)226-3299
skithor@home.com

Bayside - Albert Lea, MN
Mike Johnson - (507)377-1082
mjohnson@abg-mn.com

Five Seasons - Cedar Rapids, IA
Mark Bortz - (319)294-1144
mark@planetbortz.com

Hartwick Huskys - Delhi, IA
Deb Klinger
dnrklinger@n-connect.net

Little Crow - Spicer, MN
Bud Ruhl - (612)354-4160 / (320)354-4160
ruhlbud@midstate.tds.net

Prior Lake - Prior Lake, MN
Tim Fitzgivens
fitzfooter@aol.com

River Rats - Minneapolis, MN
Wayne Priest
frntflp@aol.com

Dave Nemec - (612)760-7200 / (651)774-9870
dnemic@attbi.com

Rochester - Rochester, MN
Bruce Berg - (507)753-2369
bberg@ci.rochester.mn.us

Claire Hubbard - (507)286-6812 / (507)282-3635
chubb@us.ibm.com

Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls, SD
Jim Bruns - (605)366-3205
jimbruns@email.msn.com

Ski Otters - White Bear Lake, MN
Kristi Skillings - (651)406-7979 / (651)773-3367
Kristi.skillings@skiotter.com

Cheri Johnson - (952)915-7308
cajohnson@us.fortis.com

Water Hawks - Waterloo, IA
Larry Meany - (319)292-4470 / (319)296-2105
meanylarryd@waterloo.deere.com