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Winter Ski & Snowboard Program (Wayland residents only)

Registration Deadline – Friday, December 2

WHO:      3rd – 8th graders from Middle School, Happy Hollow, Claypit Hill and Loker Schools

WHEN:   Mondays – 5 sessions     

DATES:   Jan. 9, 23, 30  Feb. 6, 13  (no program on 1/16)

FEE:         $293 for Downhill or Snowboard with Lesson – $257 for Lift Ticket/NO Lesson (Middle School Only)

Please Note:  There is a $75 non-refundable fee to guarantee buses.  After Dec. 2 there can be no withdrawals or refunds. 

Per Recreation Policy, all students who ride the bus to Nashoba MUST return to Wayland on the bus – NO exceptions.  

When registering, please make sure to select the correct program:   Downhill or Snowboard (both include a lesson) or No Lesson (Middle School students only).  Children are picked up by bus from the school they attend (Wayland Middle School, Happy Hollow, Claypit and Loker) and driven to Nashoba Valley Ski Area.  Parent/Participant Information Packet will be e-mailed in early December so be sure to include your e-mail address when registering.                                                                 

Transportation InformationBuses pick up children at the Middle School at 2:25pm and Elementary Schools at 3:05pm and ALL BUSES RETURN TO THE MIDDLE SCHOOL  at approximately 6:45pm.  PLEASE BE PROMPT for pick up.  There is no skiing if school is cancelled or we have deteriorating road conditions at 11:45am – an email will be sent to parents – or call 508-358-3660 if in doubt.  For safety reasons, children misbehaving on buses will be asked to leave the program and no refunds will be given.

Equipment Rental Fitting: Wayland Town Building Large Hearing Room, Tuesday, December 6, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm.

Nashoba Valley Rental Shop Staff will be at the Town Building Hearing Room to fit equipment.  The rental fee for skis and snowboards is $100 at the fitting.  Please bring cash or check – NO credit cards.  Helmets ($60) available for purchase…limited supply.  Any child not fitted on December 6, MUST BE FITTED at the ski area before the start of the program, and the yellow rental slip must be dropped off at the Recreation office by Friday, December 9.  A child will not be able to ski the first day unless prior fitting rental arrangements have been made. 

Ski-Snowboard Program Release Form 2016-2017

Emergency Form 2017

Ski Rules & Policies 2017

Please scan and email the Release Form and the Emergency Form to Paul McCarthy at


High School Athletic Facility Master Plan Update

The Recreation Commission along with the School Committee are consulting with “Weston & Sampson” to update the town’s High School Athletic Facility Master Plan. An original plan was completed in 2010 by GALE Associates, and this new plan will incorporate revised and additional evaluations from the original plan. 

1st Public Input Meeting:

The first Public Input Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 8th at 7:00 pm at the Wayland Town Building. All those interested are invited to attend to provide your thoughts, concerns, and input. 

Public Meeting #1 Agenda 12-8-16

Other updates and information about the Plan Update will be posted on our website. For additional questions please contact the Recreation Office.

2010 GALE School Report




Winter Facility Use Updates

All playing fields in Wayland are now done being lined for the season. Some seasonal work will be taking place in the coming weeks to prepare the fields for winter & next Spring.

Water bans are currently still in effect, so please take note for your own water use at home.

Winter requests for the Town Building Gym have already been accepted and scheduled. Spring Field requests will be accepted beginning February 1st. An updated Facility Use Packet with updated rules & policies will be released by January 1st, 2017.

2016 Field Use Policies & Fee Structure




Recreation Project Updates

Below are updates on a few of the Capital Projects that the Recreation Department/Commission are currently working on:

Dudley Woods Trails – There was a Public Input Meeting held on Tuesday, September 6th at 7:00pm in the Town Building to present preliminary design plans for the trails. Please download the Info sheet & Agenda for more details of what was discussed. Another meeting will be held in the coming months to present more final design plans. 

Oxbow Meadows – There was a Public Input Meeting held on Monday, October 24th at 7:00pm in the Town Building to present preliminary design plans for a potential field development at this site. The plan showed a new 11v11 size rectangular field with parking. More meetings will be held to relay additional information and address questions/concerns expressed at the last meeting.

Recreation 5 year capital plan (still to be presented to Fin. Comm.)

MOU 5 year capital plan (still to be presented to Fin. Comm.)

Nov. 8th, 2016 Letter to the Editor

For more information about any of these projects, please contact Jessica Brodie, Director, in the Recreation Office. 

Town Beach

Thank you everyone for a great 2016 Season! Remember to save your membership cards for 2017!


The Wayland Town Beach is now  closed for the 2017 season. There is no longer any staff on site, therefore no access to bathroom and changing facilities, snack bar, and other site amenities including chairs and boats. 

The beach is still accessible to residents, but all activities that take place on public property in the off-season are AT YOUR OWN RISK.

For membership information, hours, and more details please visit the beach information pages here.