Construction Moving Ahead at the Factory
One of the factory reconstruction has been proceeding for several months. In May 2014, pits were dug inside the
building for the new elevator and stairwell footings. Shoring was placed as
holes were cut through each floor-plate to make way for the stairwell and elevator
By June,†more changes were noticeable for passersby. The exterior was sandblasted to reveal the original concrete beneath layers of paint, making the frame look like new. Forms for the stairwells were poured, and one of the windows was being framed in to serve as a design template for the rest of the
January 9, 2015
Frost Fest Returning to Batawa
Saturday, February 7th, 2015, 10am-2pm at the Batawa Community Centre†
ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:†
-Lunch & Skating on the outdoor ice surface with the Trenton Golden Hawks
-Marshmallow Roasting/SíMores making station at the Community Bon Fire Ė sponsored by the Batawa Ski Hill
-Arts & Crafts, Face Painting & Balloon Twisting
-Horse & Carriage Rides sponsored by the Batawa Development Corp.
-Outdoor Petting Zoo
-Batawa Ski Hill staff will be handing out coupons for $5.00 towards a lift ticket tonight! (valid only Saturday February 7th, 2015)
-Cotton Candy by Heritage Cafe
January 28, 2015
Ski Hill Opens 56th Year
Mayor of Quinte West Jim Harrison, a long-time skier and supporter of Batawa Ski Hill, took the first chairlift ride of the day with young skier Thomas Bailey and Canadian Ski Patroller Andrew Larcombe to kick off 2014-15 Ski Season.
Eager skiers and snowboarders began arriving at 8:30 for the chance to make first tracks on the fresh snow at 9am. 7 of the hillís 9 runs were open, including the popular terrain park, thanks to state-of-the-art snowmaking technology installed last year and improved again this year.
The mayor encouraged people to get out to their local hill. "Itís a
January 9, 2015