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Tuesday November 29, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Wednesday November 30, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM    WILD Wednesdays - Wild Wednesday-Block 2
                                                           (Early Release) School's OUT (early) on Wednesdays and we are is offering a programming option for those looking for after school care.  Registered students will ride the bus after school to Hard'ack for afternoons of outdoor play, games, sports, crafts, pool time, and more.  Space is limited in each 12 week block. *We are offering three 12 week blocks-Registration is for the complete block-Block 1=August 31-November 16th-Block 2=November 30th-February 22nd (Excluding Dec 28)-Block 3=March 8th-May 31st (Excluding April 26th)*There are no refunds or credits for missed sessionsStudents will have the opportunity to use the pool on most Wednesdays.  Please have your child come prepared with swimwear and a towel.Parents/Guardians-Please NOTE:  It is the responsibility of registered families to contact their school,  and ensure transportation to Hard'ack.  The buses will make a stop at Hard'ack for drop off, but be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus.  Pick up at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack any time before 6pm.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga - With Jess - Beginners Yoga with Jess - November
Absolute Beginners Yoga with Jess Are you intrigued in the physical and mental benefits of yoga, but don't know where to start? Come join this judgement free, laid back, absolute beginner's yoga class! We will break down the poses, show you how to modify so that it works for you, and move at a slow pace. Each class will focus on a few new poses, share a little yoga philosophy and end with a beginner's mindfulness exercise. Yoga is for every body! You do not need any experience or flexibility. You will need a mat. Beginners Yoga with Jess Are you intrigued in the physical and mental benefits of yoga, but don't know where to start? Come join this judgement free, laid back, absolute beginner's yoga class! We will break down the poses, show you how to modify so that it works for you, and move at a slow pace. Each class will focus on a few new poses, share a little yoga philosophy and end with a beginner's mindfulness exercise. Yoga is for every body! You do not need any experience or flexibility. This class will build a little upon the Absolute Beginner's session, but will still be slower paced and easily adaptable to a brand-new yogi! You will need a mat and bring a yoga block if you have one.   Jessica Frost, RYT-200 has been sharing yoga since 2008 to all ages and abilities throughout Franklin County
 
Thursday December 1, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Friday December 2, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Private Rental
 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Private Rental
 
Saturday December 3, 2022
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Private Rental
 
Sunday December 4, 2022
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Baby Shower
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cornhole League - Fall 2022 Cornhole League (2)
The backyard game played at BBQ's and friendly get togethers has been elevated to honest-to-goodness official sport!  We take it seriously...ish.  Our league is open to any and ALL level of player.  Sign up with a partner, show up, and toss some bags with us! Registration is open to 10 teams consisting of two people each.  Each team will play all teams each night, earning points for seeding in our on the final night double elimination tournament.  This is our first try at a league, we hope you join us! Please Note One registration covers BOTH team members When registering you will be asked to list both players names as well as your team name-CORNY team names encouraged! Boards and Bags are provided but players are more than welcome to bring their own bags. League #1 (September 12th-October 17th) will be held at St Albans City Hall League #2 (November 6th-December 11th) will be held at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack. Cornhole Scoring Bags on board=1 point Bags in hole= 3 points Points cancel-only one team scores each round First team to 21 points wins the game
 
Monday December 5, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Beginner Guitar - Beginner Guitar
All hobbies begin somewhere.  What better place to begin your guitar playing journey than the Greg Brown Lodge at the Hard'ack Recreation Area!?  The natural beauty of the hill and surrounding property as well as the quaint feel of the lodge will have you strumming in no time. This three session course for 3rd-5th graders will dive into the very basics of playing the guitar, including properly holding the guitar, basics of tuning a guitar, strumming notes/chords and so much more.  This class meets on Monday afternoons (December 5th, 12th, 19th) from 4:30pm-6pm.  All sessions take place at Hard'ack (Greg Brown Lodge).  Guitars for lessons are provided by our instructor, Gina (Burlington Music Dojo). Instructor Bio-Gina Glenbowski Gina is a versatile guitar instructor with 15 years of experience in many aspects of the music world, from teaching and performing to songwriting and recording. She studied guitar performance at Berklee College of Music, music theory at Montclair State University, and graduated in 2015 from Northeastern University with a degree in music business. Gina teaches beginner/intermediate acoustic and electric guitar at the Burlington Music Dojo to students of all ages, specializing in rock, blues, pop, and alternative genres. She also curates a monthly pop-up show series called Green Mountain Waves to give musicians of all genres and backgrounds a chance to share their tunes with the community. Gina's unique approach to teaching centers around each student’s individual interests and aspirations. She is driven to help her students achieve what’s important to them, and is excited to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for music.
 
Tuesday December 6, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Wednesday December 7, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM    WILD Wednesdays - Wild Wednesday-Block 2
                                                           (Early Release) School's OUT (early) on Wednesdays and we are is offering a programming option for those looking for after school care.  Registered students will ride the bus after school to Hard'ack for afternoons of outdoor play, games, sports, crafts, pool time, and more.  Space is limited in each 12 week block. *We are offering three 12 week blocks-Registration is for the complete block-Block 1=August 31-November 16th-Block 2=November 30th-February 22nd (Excluding Dec 28)-Block 3=March 8th-May 31st (Excluding April 26th)*There are no refunds or credits for missed sessionsStudents will have the opportunity to use the pool on most Wednesdays.  Please have your child come prepared with swimwear and a towel.Parents/Guardians-Please NOTE:  It is the responsibility of registered families to contact their school,  and ensure transportation to Hard'ack.  The buses will make a stop at Hard'ack for drop off, but be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus.  Pick up at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack any time before 6pm.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga - With Jess - Beginners Yoga with Jess -December
Absolute Beginners Yoga with Jess Are you intrigued in the physical and mental benefits of yoga, but don't know where to start? Come join this judgement free, laid back, absolute beginner's yoga class! We will break down the poses, show you how to modify so that it works for you, and move at a slow pace. Each class will focus on a few new poses, share a little yoga philosophy and end with a beginner's mindfulness exercise. Yoga is for every body! You do not need any experience or flexibility. You will need a mat. Beginners Yoga with Jess Are you intrigued in the physical and mental benefits of yoga, but don't know where to start? Come join this judgement free, laid back, absolute beginner's yoga class! We will break down the poses, show you how to modify so that it works for you, and move at a slow pace. Each class will focus on a few new poses, share a little yoga philosophy and end with a beginner's mindfulness exercise. Yoga is for every body! You do not need any experience or flexibility. This class will build a little upon the Absolute Beginner's session, but will still be slower paced and easily adaptable to a brand-new yogi! You will need a mat and bring a yoga block if you have one.   Jessica Frost, RYT-200 has been sharing yoga since 2008 to all ages and abilities throughout Franklin County
 
Thursday December 8, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Friday December 9, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Private Party
 
Sunday December 11, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Reiki-Level 1 - Reiki Level 1 Attunement
Reiki Level 1 is a one day course. This course includes a practical introduction to the human energy field and the chakras.  Students will practice reiki self care and share reiki with one another.  Students will receive an authentic individual Reiki level 1 attunement. Class length will be from 9-4 with a break for lunch.  After the class students will be able to perform daily reiki self care. Participants will take home a certificate for reiki level 1 and a healing gift bag. ReikiA healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel en ergy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being.   Instructor BioMy name is Tessa Krygier and I have been a reiki master and nurse for about twenty years. I am excited to offer a class to the community. During the past few years our lives have been turned upside down and I feel that now we are all ready to heal. Come and join me for a day of well-being and self love ??
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cornhole League - Fall 2022 Cornhole League (2)
The backyard game played at BBQ's and friendly get togethers has been elevated to honest-to-goodness official sport!  We take it seriously...ish.  Our league is open to any and ALL level of player.  Sign up with a partner, show up, and toss some bags with us! Registration is open to 10 teams consisting of two people each.  Each team will play all teams each night, earning points for seeding in our on the final night double elimination tournament.  This is our first try at a league, we hope you join us! Please Note One registration covers BOTH team members When registering you will be asked to list both players names as well as your team name-CORNY team names encouraged! Boards and Bags are provided but players are more than welcome to bring their own bags. League #1 (September 12th-October 17th) will be held at St Albans City Hall League #2 (November 6th-December 11th) will be held at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack. Cornhole Scoring Bags on board=1 point Bags in hole= 3 points Points cancel-only one team scores each round First team to 21 points wins the game
 
Monday December 12, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Beginner Guitar - Beginner Guitar
All hobbies begin somewhere.  What better place to begin your guitar playing journey than the Greg Brown Lodge at the Hard'ack Recreation Area!?  The natural beauty of the hill and surrounding property as well as the quaint feel of the lodge will have you strumming in no time. This three session course for 3rd-5th graders will dive into the very basics of playing the guitar, including properly holding the guitar, basics of tuning a guitar, strumming notes/chords and so much more.  This class meets on Monday afternoons (December 5th, 12th, 19th) from 4:30pm-6pm.  All sessions take place at Hard'ack (Greg Brown Lodge).  Guitars for lessons are provided by our instructor, Gina (Burlington Music Dojo). Instructor Bio-Gina Glenbowski Gina is a versatile guitar instructor with 15 years of experience in many aspects of the music world, from teaching and performing to songwriting and recording. She studied guitar performance at Berklee College of Music, music theory at Montclair State University, and graduated in 2015 from Northeastern University with a degree in music business. Gina teaches beginner/intermediate acoustic and electric guitar at the Burlington Music Dojo to students of all ages, specializing in rock, blues, pop, and alternative genres. She also curates a monthly pop-up show series called Green Mountain Waves to give musicians of all genres and backgrounds a chance to share their tunes with the community. Gina's unique approach to teaching centers around each student’s individual interests and aspirations. She is driven to help her students achieve what’s important to them, and is excited to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for music.
 
Tuesday December 13, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Wednesday December 14, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM    WILD Wednesdays - Wild Wednesday-Block 2
                                                           (Early Release) School's OUT (early) on Wednesdays and we are is offering a programming option for those looking for after school care.  Registered students will ride the bus after school to Hard'ack for afternoons of outdoor play, games, sports, crafts, pool time, and more.  Space is limited in each 12 week block. *We are offering three 12 week blocks-Registration is for the complete block-Block 1=August 31-November 16th-Block 2=November 30th-February 22nd (Excluding Dec 28)-Block 3=March 8th-May 31st (Excluding April 26th)*There are no refunds or credits for missed sessionsStudents will have the opportunity to use the pool on most Wednesdays.  Please have your child come prepared with swimwear and a towel.Parents/Guardians-Please NOTE:  It is the responsibility of registered families to contact their school,  and ensure transportation to Hard'ack.  The buses will make a stop at Hard'ack for drop off, but be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus.  Pick up at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack any time before 6pm.
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Yoga - With Jess - Beginners Yoga with Jess -December
Absolute Beginners Yoga with Jess Are you intrigued in the physical and mental benefits of yoga, but don't know where to start? Come join this judgement free, laid back, absolute beginner's yoga class! We will break down the poses, show you how to modify so that it works for you, and move at a slow pace. Each class will focus on a few new poses, share a little yoga philosophy and end with a beginner's mindfulness exercise. Yoga is for every body! You do not need any experience or flexibility. You will need a mat. Beginners Yoga with Jess Are you intrigued in the physical and mental benefits of yoga, but don't know where to start? Come join this judgement free, laid back, absolute beginner's yoga class! We will break down the poses, show you how to modify so that it works for you, and move at a slow pace. Each class will focus on a few new poses, share a little yoga philosophy and end with a beginner's mindfulness exercise. Yoga is for every body! You do not need any experience or flexibility. This class will build a little upon the Absolute Beginner's session, but will still be slower paced and easily adaptable to a brand-new yogi! You will need a mat and bring a yoga block if you have one.   Jessica Frost, RYT-200 has been sharing yoga since 2008 to all ages and abilities throughout Franklin County
 
Thursday December 15, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Private Rental
 
Friday December 16, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Private Event
 
Saturday December 17, 2022
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Cheyenne Gratton - Baby Shower
 
Monday December 19, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Beginner Guitar - Beginner Guitar
All hobbies begin somewhere.  What better place to begin your guitar playing journey than the Greg Brown Lodge at the Hard'ack Recreation Area!?  The natural beauty of the hill and surrounding property as well as the quaint feel of the lodge will have you strumming in no time. This three session course for 3rd-5th graders will dive into the very basics of playing the guitar, including properly holding the guitar, basics of tuning a guitar, strumming notes/chords and so much more.  This class meets on Monday afternoons (December 5th, 12th, 19th) from 4:30pm-6pm.  All sessions take place at Hard'ack (Greg Brown Lodge).  Guitars for lessons are provided by our instructor, Gina (Burlington Music Dojo). Instructor Bio-Gina Glenbowski Gina is a versatile guitar instructor with 15 years of experience in many aspects of the music world, from teaching and performing to songwriting and recording. She studied guitar performance at Berklee College of Music, music theory at Montclair State University, and graduated in 2015 from Northeastern University with a degree in music business. Gina teaches beginner/intermediate acoustic and electric guitar at the Burlington Music Dojo to students of all ages, specializing in rock, blues, pop, and alternative genres. She also curates a monthly pop-up show series called Green Mountain Waves to give musicians of all genres and backgrounds a chance to share their tunes with the community. Gina's unique approach to teaching centers around each student’s individual interests and aspirations. She is driven to help her students achieve what’s important to them, and is excited to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for music.
 
Tuesday December 20, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Wednesday December 21, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM    WILD Wednesdays - Wild Wednesday-Block 2
                                                           (Early Release) School's OUT (early) on Wednesdays and we are is offering a programming option for those looking for after school care.  Registered students will ride the bus after school to Hard'ack for afternoons of outdoor play, games, sports, crafts, pool time, and more.  Space is limited in each 12 week block. *We are offering three 12 week blocks-Registration is for the complete block-Block 1=August 31-November 16th-Block 2=November 30th-February 22nd (Excluding Dec 28)-Block 3=March 8th-May 31st (Excluding April 26th)*There are no refunds or credits for missed sessionsStudents will have the opportunity to use the pool on most Wednesdays.  Please have your child come prepared with swimwear and a towel.Parents/Guardians-Please NOTE:  It is the responsibility of registered families to contact their school,  and ensure transportation to Hard'ack.  The buses will make a stop at Hard'ack for drop off, but be sure the school is aware your child is coming to our program so they can be put on the correct bus.  Pick up at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack any time before 6pm.
 
Thursday December 22, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Holiday Home Decorating Contest 2022 - Holiday Home Decorating Contest 2022
Halloween is behind us and it seems the HOLIDAY SPIRIT is out and about. It's TIME to get festive and enter into the Holiday Home Decorating Contest 2022.If your house is decorated for the season and is lighted, inflated, tinseled, jingled, frosty, merry or bright-we want to hear from you! All decorations celebrating the season are encouraged. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzza, or just have the itch to put up decorations, JOIN IN THE FUN.Our van of elves will be touring St Albans on a date in December (yet to be determined), looking for holiday spirit and home decor. Prizes will be awarded to those homes favored by the elf crew.Some decorating categories and themes to consider...*Clark Griswold-OVER THE TOP LIGHTS*Classic Holiday*Spirited Neighborhood (Join those around you to make the entire neighborhood BRIGHT)*Light it UP (Cohesive lights)*Rocking Around (Music and Technology)*Other than (Decor dedicated to all/other holidays of the season)Elves also love to see...*The Grinch (his heart did grow!)*Santa*Gingerbread*Reindeer*Nutcrackers*Animals*Elves...OF COURSE*Movie characters
 
Friday December 23, 2022
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Monday December 26, 2022
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM    Vacation Camps 2022-2023 - December Holiday Break
The St. Albans Recreation Department will be offering four weeks of fun during school vacation breaks.  Our programs are an active, full day (7:30am-4:30pm), during the November, December, February/March, and April vacations and open to kids from Kindergarten to 6th Grade.  Programming will include LOTS of outside play time, time for arts/crafts projects, as well as time swimming under the dome at the Hard'ack pool!Because we will spend a majority of our time outdoors exploring and playing, it's important to be prepared for all weather (and temperature) conditions.  We will also be spending time each day at the Hard'ack pool so please be sure swimwear and towels are part of the daily packing list.-Hat-Gloves-Boots-Jacket -Rain gear-Swimsuit-Towel-LAYERS LAYERS LAYERSBe sure to pack a lunch, multiple snacks, and water to keep fueled and hydrated for the entire day.      Vacation Camp drop off and pick up is at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack.  *Drop Off-At or after 7:30am*Pick Up-At or before 4:30pm
 
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Tuesday December 27, 2022
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM    Vacation Camps 2022-2023 - December Holiday Break
The St. Albans Recreation Department will be offering four weeks of fun during school vacation breaks.  Our programs are an active, full day (7:30am-4:30pm), during the November, December, February/March, and April vacations and open to kids from Kindergarten to 6th Grade.  Programming will include LOTS of outside play time, time for arts/crafts projects, as well as time swimming under the dome at the Hard'ack pool!Because we will spend a majority of our time outdoors exploring and playing, it's important to be prepared for all weather (and temperature) conditions.  We will also be spending time each day at the Hard'ack pool so please be sure swimwear and towels are part of the daily packing list.-Hat-Gloves-Boots-Jacket -Rain gear-Swimsuit-Towel-LAYERS LAYERS LAYERSBe sure to pack a lunch, multiple snacks, and water to keep fueled and hydrated for the entire day.      Vacation Camp drop off and pick up is at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack.  *Drop Off-At or after 7:30am*Pick Up-At or before 4:30pm
 
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Wednesday December 28, 2022
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM    Vacation Camps 2022-2023 - December Holiday Break
The St. Albans Recreation Department will be offering four weeks of fun during school vacation breaks.  Our programs are an active, full day (7:30am-4:30pm), during the November, December, February/March, and April vacations and open to kids from Kindergarten to 6th Grade.  Programming will include LOTS of outside play time, time for arts/crafts projects, as well as time swimming under the dome at the Hard'ack pool!Because we will spend a majority of our time outdoors exploring and playing, it's important to be prepared for all weather (and temperature) conditions.  We will also be spending time each day at the Hard'ack pool so please be sure swimwear and towels are part of the daily packing list.-Hat-Gloves-Boots-Jacket -Rain gear-Swimsuit-Towel-LAYERS LAYERS LAYERSBe sure to pack a lunch, multiple snacks, and water to keep fueled and hydrated for the entire day.      Vacation Camp drop off and pick up is at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack.  *Drop Off-At or after 7:30am*Pick Up-At or before 4:30pm
 
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.
 
Thursday December 29, 2022
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM    Vacation Camps 2022-2023 - December Holiday Break
The St. Albans Recreation Department will be offering four weeks of fun during school vacation breaks.  Our programs are an active, full day (7:30am-4:30pm), during the November, December, February/March, and April vacations and open to kids from Kindergarten to 6th Grade.  Programming will include LOTS of outside play time, time for arts/crafts projects, as well as time swimming under the dome at the Hard'ack pool!Because we will spend a majority of our time outdoors exploring and playing, it's important to be prepared for all weather (and temperature) conditions.  We will also be spending time each day at the Hard'ack pool so please be sure swimwear and towels are part of the daily packing list.-Hat-Gloves-Boots-Jacket -Rain gear-Swimsuit-Towel-LAYERS LAYERS LAYERSBe sure to pack a lunch, multiple snacks, and water to keep fueled and hydrated for the entire day.      Vacation Camp drop off and pick up is at the Greg Brown Lodge at Hard'ack.  *Drop Off-At or after 7:30am*Pick Up-At or before 4:30pm
 
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM    Hard'ack Rental - Greg Brown Lodge-Rental
Hard'ack Recreation Area with 95 acres of fields, ski, ride & slide hills, tow rope, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, snowshoe trails, groomed Nordic Trails, disc golf and more is available to rent for your functions. Interested in booking Hard'ack for a private event, give us a shout. We can host all sorts of different events. Weddings, corporate outings, birthdays and more!! There are all kinds of options - just let us know what you're looking for.Greg Brown Lodge and Patio RentalWhether for a bridal/ baby shower, birthday party, work event or just for a good time. The Greg Brown Lodge and patio space at Hard'ack are available for rent. The price is $100 per hour residents, $125/hr non-residents. Indoor/outdoor furniture is available for use free of charge and additional tables and chairs are available for an added fee. Furniture Included with rental-5 Dining style tables (3'x6')-50 Chairs -5 Benches-6 Coffee tables -10 End tables -Couch (TBD)-Love Seats (TBD)Lodge Amenities - Indoor bathrooms- Beautiful Fireplaces (indoor and outdoor)- Outdoor patio with covered area- Garage doors open to the patio for a open air feel- Kitchen space for caterers and food prep**Also available at additional cost: -18' x 12' dance floor. Great for events, dance classes, weddings & more. Dance floor is attached together with individual 3 x 3 pieces. Any combination of size can be made, largest being 18 x 18. Outer edging pieces also attach.  $300.-Outdoor Fire Pit (Includes wood)  $40.-Rectangle or Circle banquet tables.  $10/table-Folding event chairs.  $2/chairWeekend Fees Weekend Lodge rentals require a 3 hour minimum rental.  $350/residents.  $425/non-residents.  Each additional hour is $100/$125 per hour.Weekend Package Noon Friday-Midnight Saturday.  $1800/residents.  $2200/non-residentsNoon Friday-Noon Sunday.  $2200/residents.  $2600/non-residentsDATES MUST BE CONFIRMED WITH THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT BEFORE BOOKING.  PLEASE REACH OUT TO RESERVE THE LODGE.Kelly Viens-Recreation Director                             Lee Barrett-Program Manager 802-524-1971                                                        802-524-1559k.viens@stalbansvt.com                                        l.barrett@stalbansvt.comAll rentals include a half hour of setup time ahead of the event and a half hour of pickup time after. Any additional time would need to be paid for as part of the rental. photo credit:Also rent Hard'ack for- Music Festivals- Birthday Parties- Weddings- School events (Cross country running or skiing, ski/ snowboard comp)- Disc Golf Tournament- Swap and Trade event- Boy/ girl scout eventThere is NO SMOKING anywhere on the property.