November 12, 2012

Waterville Nordic ski trail seeks donations

The goal is to raise $30,000 annually for snowmaking and avoid mandatory fees.

The Associated Press

WATERVILLE — Cross-country skiers who use the Quarry Road Recreation Area in Waterville are being asked to donate money to help cover the cost of snowmaking.

As part of the program, skiers would receive stickers for their vehicles based on three donation levels: $100, $50 or $20.

A daily voluntary fee for ski trail use is $5.

City councilors last week voted 6-0 to approve the voluntary fee schedule, which came recommended by the group The Friends of Quarry Road.

Group secretary Caroline Mathes says the goal is to raise $30,000 annually to support the snowmaking budget and is an effort to avoid a mandatory fee schedule.

Quarry Road is a city-owned 200-acre four-season recreation area for hiking, bicycling, walking, snowshoeing and skiing.

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