Jan 10-12—KILLINGTON—Calling all college students! Killington College, a week-long series of events at Killington Resort, both on and off the hill, continues through Friday, Jan. 12. See below for daily activities.
Wednesday, Jan. 10 sees a Reggae Party at Jerk Mountain Grill at Northbrook, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Jerk Jamaican Mountain Grill transforms into a Natty Dread party with reggae music, palm trees and irie vibes! Bring red, green and yellow costumes to get into the island spirit. Jerk Jamaican Mountain Grill will honor a 20 percent discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages with a valid college ID or college week lift ticket.
Later that evening, head to the Foundry at Summit Pond for an ice skating and broomball competition, 6-8 p.m. Open ice skating on the pond will be held from 6-7 p.m. Rentals will be available and Mad Hatters Ice Cream will be serving treats. Don’t forget to register for the Collegiate Broomball championships taking place from 7-8 p.m. Together with 5 friends, bring college colors, and a favorite pair of sneakers to take on collegiate rivals in a fun game of broomball. The winning team gets Killington lift tickets valid for the remainder of the 2017-18 winter season. For transportation to the Foundry, call 802-422-RIDE. The Barrel Rider will be operating from 5-9 p.m.
K-1 Base Area at the resort will be the location for the Collegiate Olympic Games on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. Participants can take part in a relay race (egg carry, three-legged race and bucket brigade), snowball target contest (aim for a life-size cutout of the King-of-Spring!), sled race (using a sled and a paddle), tug-o-war, and stein hoisting. Teams of 4 will register and compete against other teams in a variety of fun winter games, competing for points based on the position they finish each activity. Plus, Monster Energy will be providing drink samples for spectators.
Thursday evening, it’s a party in Snowshed Lodge starting at 8 p.m. DJ D Fuego will be spinning EDM tunes for the age 18-plus event, until 11 p.m. A cash bar will be available for those age 21 and over. And, those with DJ skills can battle it out in a DJ Battle Competition, where the winner gets a season pass. Equipment provided — bring music. No walk-ups; register through email@example.com.
The week ends on Friday, Jan. 12 with 4241 Yoga at 9:30 a.m. for the healthy and early risers. It’s a free yoga class (student ID or college week lift ticket required) at the Peak Lodge. Bring a yoga mat, as limited provided mats will be available. Lift tickets are required to ride the gondola; or purchase a foot-passenger ticket from the ticket window at K-1.
For more details or to sign up for any of the registered events, visit killington.com.