Established in 1949, Stockton Water Ski Club, is the 2nd oldest water ski club in the United States. Residing in the heart of the California Delta west of Stockton, CA the club is close enough for an easy day excursion or weekend camping trip.
Many thanks go to Pacific Avenue Bowl (Vic and Laura Wagner) for hosting our first Family Bowling Fundraiser to benefit our clubs Kid’s Day. We had over 90 family and friends of the club attend. Age range was 2yrs old – 70+. Special thanks to Teresa Springer for chairing this wonderful event.
Island Clean Up
If you love our island, you need to come and help!
Mother nature has been hard at work creating work for us at the island. Members who enjoy coming out for the day or camping during the warn summer months should all sign up to help at lease one of the days in April.
The club will provide lunch for all volunteers so you just need to get on your boat and come out!
January 19th is the date reserved for our annual Crab Feed. Your Board of Directors will do the overall planning by we need volunteers for various sub-committees. Here are the major areas where volunteers are needed:
Chairperson for the raffle and silent auction
Chairperson for decorations
Chairperson for the bar
We will ask all of the chair people to attend the November 14th meeting @ 6PM. If you are will to serve, please email Linda Fisher and let her know what you can do. mailto: email@example.com.
We all need to thank Jeff Sonneberger for building and donating the awesome smoker. We have already used it for the events this summer and it has helped us upgrade our food prep to a new higher level!
This is the first island celebration of the season. Chef Kelly will be barbecuing some delicious chicken provided by the club and all the members have to do is bring a dish to share. (salad-fruit-pasta-dessert- etc.) and your own drinks. We still need some volunteers to help clean up. Email Linda @ firstname.lastname@example.org if you are willing to help.
Second Annual Father’s Day Cook-Off:Chairperson: Teresa Springer On Saturday June 16 we will honor our father’s with competitive horse shoes and volleyball. There will also be a rib cook off for any of our brave chefs. Mark your calendars and watch for details coming from Teresa.
Event Volunteers Needed for Kid’s Day July 21:
Kid’s Day is an event that is highly anticipated by the kids in our club and their guests. Please talk with your friends and put together a group to run this event. We have lots of materials and ideas from previous years we can share. Email Linda if you can help: email@example.com DON’T LET THIS BE CANCELLED DUE TO A LACK OF ADULTS TO HELP
Spring Island Clean Up: Special thanks to the Springer Family for organizing the Island Clean up weekends this year. Teresa did an awesome job keeping us all well fed as we worked on our projects. We also want to thank those wonderful members who came out, rolled up their sleeves, and really got a lot of work done. Gardening (mowing, weed wacking, tree pruning) was the main focus, but also we worked on the restrooms and deck and saw the arrival of our new tractor.
Volunteer for Island Clean Up: If you love to come to the island, you should definitely come to Spring Clean up!
Island Clean Up is very important to our island and makes it that wonderful place
to come to on those hot summer days. It is also a great day to get to know your fellow club members better and get some exercise!. We will need people to prune, paint, inventory, mow, pressure wash, etc. Send an email to Shawn and let him know what date(s) you can help. firstname.lastname@example.org
Memorial Day Weekend: This is the first island celebration of the season. Chef Kelly will be barbecuing some delicious chicken provided by the club and all the members have to do is bring a dish to share. (salad-fruit-pasta-dessert- etc.) and your own drinks. We still need some volunteers to help clean up. Email Linda @ email@example.com if you are willing to help.
Second Annual Father’s Day Cook-Off:Chairperson: Teresa Springer On Saturday June we will honor our father’s with competitive horse shoes and volleyball. There will also be a rib cook off for any of our brave chefs. Mark you calendars and watch for details in the April and May Flat Water.
Event Volunteers Needed: Our events are all made possible through the efforts of our members. At this point we do not have volunteers to help organize and run the following events: Email Linda if you can help: firstname.lastname@example.org Kid’s Day July 21 Labor Day Sept 1-3
Our fall cleanup day was cancelled due to the weather. We will be shooting for November 11th 2017 – pending weather. If you can help please email Linda Fisher with your name and phone #.
Annual Crab Feed – January 20, 2018
Tickets: $55.00/$50.00 Early bird special prior to Jan 1, 2018
Installation of new President
Introduction of new members in 2017
Chef Kelly will prepare the meal this year so it will be better than ever!
Crab Feed Volunteers
We will need help on Friday January 19th to put together all the raffle packages.
Saturday January 20th from 9am-12pm we will set-up at Stockton Ballroom
Saturday January 20th – clean up after the Crab Feed is over
Board of Directors Nominations
If you would like to nominate someone to serve on the Board of Directors please send the name to Linda Fisher by December 1st. The board meets once a month and is responsible for planning and organize the SWSC events and to oversee island maintenance.
Come join your friends and family and celebrate the end of the summer season at Ward Island. There will be horseshoes, Corn Hole, Volleyball, and of course swimming and water skiing/wakeboarding. Sunday night Chris Kelly is cooking brisket and the rest is potluck style.
Fight night is coming this Saturday evening at the island and is being sponsored by Manuel Gamez. A donation of $5 is appreciated to cover the cost of the set up and the fight. Bring your own drinks and some finger food to share. The BBQ pits will be available if you want to cook your own dinner. No RSVP needed – just show up early and get a good seat. Viewer discretion is advised.
Chairperson: Linda Fisher
We will be offering an opportunity for all club members to sign up for a CPR training and a First Aid course as well. Watch for an announcement of date and time so you can sign up.
$55.00 – CPR + First Aid
$35.00 – CPR + AED
The use of personal generators in campsites should be limited to a minimum. We do have 10PM quite time in the camping areas so please be respectful of this.