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    • 26 Jun 2024
    • 8:00 PM
    • Schooner Bar & Grill, 2701 190th Street, Suite 100 Redondo Beach, CA 92708
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    Wailers Membership Meeting

    4th Wednesday of Every Month

       
    Join us for a fun-filled evening of mingling, making new friends, and planning exciting adventures. Get the latest and greatest updates on all things in the Wailer-verse!

    Join us at Schooner Bar & Grill for $1 beer and tacos!

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    READY TO VOLUNTEER?

    Without volunteers, the Wailers would not exist. It takes a village to coordinate ski trips, plan social events, and responsibly manage all the financial and operational aspects of the club.

    To get on our list of volunteers, edit your profile HERE

    Select EDIT PROFILE and select the area(s) you would like to volunteer for in the Group Participation section. We will contact you when we need volunteers


    • 13 Jul 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Kayaks on the Water; Alamitos Bay, 5411 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803
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    KAYAKING / PADDLE BOARDING & BEACH DAY!

      

    The Wailers are headed to the beach for some fun in the sun! Get ready for a 2-hour paddle followed by a beach party potluck. We might even see some moon jellies (harmless jellyfish)! Alamitos Peninsula Beach is the place to be with calm waters perfect for a leisurely swim or chilling on a raft with a tasty cocktail in hand. This event is open to Wailers and non-Wailers too, so share this invite with prospective new members!

    Date:  July 13, 2024

    Time:  9:00 am - 11:30am Kayaking/paddle boarding 
               12:00pm - 3:00pm after paddle beach party

    Location:  Meet at Kayaks on the Water; Alamitos Bay, 5411 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803

    Difficulty Level: YOU MUST KNOW HOW TO SWIM! Beginners to advanced kayakers are welcome. Advanced only for paddle boarders. Expect to be paddling for 2 hours. 

    Rentals: Rent kayaks ($14/hr. pp) or paddle boards ($35/hr. pp) from Kayaks on the Water. Please only rent a paddle board if you are advanced and can SUP for 2 hours. Otherwise, you may become separated from the group and not make it to the area to see the moon jellies. If you have your own kayak or paddle board, please bring it!

    After paddle potluck beach party: Alamitos Peninsula Beach, Long Beach. Bring your tubes for a float! This bay beach is clean and has no surf so it is great for swimming or floating on a raft with your favorite cocktail. Bring a dish to share. The restrooms are located about .25 miles away. If you don't want to paddle, you can join us on the beach around noon.

    Parking: There is free parking in the lot at 5437 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach (if you get there early enough), or on the street along E. Ocean Blvd. There is paid parking ($2/hr.) at the lot on 54th and Claremont (5400 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach). If you are staying for the beach party, you may want to park on one of the side streets on Alamitos Peninsula - it's free with no limit.

    Kids welcome; must know how to swim. Sorry, no dogs allowed. 

    • 26 Jul 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • The Music Center: Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles, 135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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    DANCE DTLA - LINE DANCING

     


    Get out of your comfort zone and join the hundreds who love the chance to learn new dance styles under the beauty of the Southern California sky! The Music Center's Dance DTLA features in-person dance lessons with easy-to-follow steps, so attendees can hit the dance floor to practice their moves under the stars. No dance experience necessary and - better yet - it's free to attend! 

    WHEN:  Friday, July 26; 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Lessons at 7 PM & 9 PM; open dance in between

    WHERE: The dance floor is located at the Barry Moss Plaza between the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and the Ahmanson Theater. Tables and chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our group will get there early to hold a handful of seats as best as possible, so join us early if you can!

    COST: FREE

    PARKING: The Music Center main garage is located between 1st and Temple, and costs $10. Easiest way to access is southbound on Grand Avenue, and the entrance will be on your right. Check online for additional parking options.

    GENERAL INFO: Wear comfortable dancing attire and shoes. Food is permitted, so bring a little something to nosh and share with the group. The venue has two no-host bars so if you bring your own alcohol, disguise it!  All ages welcome.

    This is a free event, however we encourage you to register so we know roughly how many seats to save.


    • 16 Aug 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • 18 Aug 2024
    • 12:00 PM
    • Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat, 15775 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238
    • 14
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    CAMPING & WHITEWATER RAFTING


    Come hang with us for a chill weekend camping by the Kern River at the outstanding Kern River’s Edge Campground. Feeling daring? Dive into an extra splash of excitement with a day of whitewater rafting on the Lower Kern River!

    When: August 16-18, 2024

    Time:  Check in after 2:00 PM on Friday.  Check out before 12 noon on Sunday.

      Where: Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat, 15775 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238. 

      Cost:  Camping Only:  $75 per person.

      Includes campsite (tents only); Saturday continental breakfast and dinner; Sunday breakfast; Beer, wine, soft drinks and water all weekend. 

      Optional Add-on - Whitewater Rafting! Cost: Additional $215 per person. SPACE IS LIMITED!

      Whitewater Rafting is an optional add-on activity and is not affiliated with the Wailers Ski Club. You must make your own reservation with the rafting company and pay them separately. Follow the instructions on the confirmation email you will receive immediately after registering to make the rafting reservation.


      The whitewater rafting route is a 12-mile, Class IV rapids route from 8:30 AM to 4 PM.  Lunch will be served along the route. 


      Additional Info:  We have reserved Sandy Beach and Scrub Jay camping sites which are very close to the water. Tents Only. For more information about the campground visit: kernriversedge.com

      Carpooling is a must as there are only 2 vehicles allowed per campsite. Additional vehicles must park in the visitor's parking lot for $25 per day.

      No children under 18; No pets

      Cancellations: Camping - No refunds. However, you may sell your spot to someone else on the waiting list. RaftingIf you cancel 30+ days before the trip you will receive a refund less your $50 deposit. If you cancel 30 days or less before the trip, you will not receive a refund. However, you can try to sell your spot.  

      Please look for important information on the confirmation

      email you will receive immediately after registering.

      • 21 Feb 2025
      • 8:00 AM
      • 2 Mar 2025
      • 5:00 PM
      • Alta Badia, Italy
      • 16
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      Member: Far West Ski Assoc.; Los Angeles Council of Ski Clubs; CST #2115069-40

      Wailers 2025 International Ski Trip Dolomites Italy

      Super in every way, Dolomiti Superski stands as one destination on the Ikon Pass while unlocking many different ski/boarding adventures.  The Wailers are heading to Alta Badia Ski Resort located in the the municipalities of Corvara, Badia, and La Val. The resort's summit, accessed via one of 53 lifts, sits at 2,550m (8,366 ft), with an overall vertical drop of 1,226m (4,022 ft). In addition, the resort provides direct access to the Stella Ronda which connects the four ski areas of Val Gardena, Val Di Fassa and Arabba/Marmolada for a total of over 200 lifts and more than 500km of connected ski runs with varying degrees of difficulty (beginner to advanced).  There is also lift access to nearby Cortina D’Amprezzo. For those wanting an adventure of a lifetime, you can't miss the famous Sellaronda ski circuit in South Tyrol (Italy). With 42km of ski trails crossing four mountain passes and looping around the Sella Massif, it is truly one of the highlights of a skiing holiday in the Dolomites.

      SKIING/BOARDING:

      7 Days = Ikon Pass

      5 Days = Ikon Base and Base Plus Passes

      *All visitors must purchase liability insurance to ski in Italy. 

      Days shared between: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Kronplatz/Plan de Corones, Alta Badia, Val Gardena/Alpe di Siusi, Val di Fassa/Carezza, Arabba/Marmolada, 3 Peaks Dolomites, Val di Fiemme/Obereggen, San Martino di Castrozza/Rolle Pass, Rio Pusteria – Bressanone, Alpe Lusia – San Pellegrino, Civetta

      DATES: 

      February 21st – March 2nd, 2025, Alta Badia

      OPTIONAL ADD-ON: March 1-4, 2025, Venice 


      COST:

      $2,115.00 p.p. Double Occupancy

      $2,585.00 p.p. Single Occupancy

      PLUS $930 round trip airfare LAX to Venice


      OPTIONAL ADD-ON: 3-days in Venice

      $662.00 p.p. Double Occupancy*

      $870.00 p.p. Single Occupancy*

      *Price subject to change slightly based on number in group 


      $155 Deposit Must be paid on or before August 1st to secure your spot


      BOOKING CONDITIONS:

      Must be a Member in good standing with the Wailers Ski Club or have applied for membership. (Applications are $25 per person and can be found HERE


      ALTA BADIA PRICE INCLUDES:

      • 4 Star Lodging at the Hotel Antines in La Val
      • Meet and greet at Venice Airport with local English-speaking assistant.
      • Transfer between Venice Airport and Alta Badia via private coach with an English-speaking assistant and luggage trailer.
      • 7 nights accommodations in Alta Badia at the 4 Star Hotel Antines (Ski in Ski out)
      • Welcome drink evening of arrival at hotel
      • Full hot and cold breakfast buffet daily
      • 3 or 4 course dinner each evening
      • Complimentary use of the hotels wellness center, which includes:

      Heated Pool

      Sauna

      Jacuzzi

      Steam Bath

      Aromatic Showers

      Relaxation Center

      • Complimentary WIFI at the hotel
      • Transfer between Alta Badia Hotel and Venice-Mestre Hotel via private coach
      • Return transfers to Venice Airport via private coach.
      • All local taxes of €2.50 per person/day Included 
      • Special Luggage tags

      OPTIONAL ADD-ON INCLUDES: (3-days in Venice)

      After group is dropped off at the Hotel Antony in Mestre, the Venice group will continue to Ponchetto Pier to take a water taxi including 2 bags p.p. to the Venice Hotel.

      • 3 nights accommodations at the 4 Star Carton Hotel in Venice
      • Breakfast daily
      • Return transfer to Venice airport via water taxi, including 2 bags p.p.
      • All local taxes included

      PAYMENT SCHEDULE: (Land Program)

      PMT#1:  $150.00/pp due immediately with registration (8/1 last day to register)

      PMT#2:  $350.00/pp due September 11, 2024

      PMT#3:  $500.00/pp due November 1, 2024

      FINAL:   Due December 7, 2024 PLUS Remaining balance of airfare


      AIR DEPOSIT:

      $100.00 per person air deposit due within 30 days of flight ticket purchase (TBD)


      CANCELLATIONS:

      Up to 90-days prior to departure date.  Substitutions up to 60 days prior to departure date without an additional fee.


      Member: Far West Ski Assoc.; Los Angeles Council of Ski Clubs; CST #2115069-40

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