Manchester Ski Club

Lodge Rules

General Rules

Lodge Usage Rules

  1. No reservations will be accepted unless the lodge use fee has been paid or the equivalent work units have been completed.
    • A work unit is defined as 8 hours of work at the lodge or taking, responsibility of some club operation or activity per agreement with the Board.
    • One work unit is required for each single member.
    • Two work units are required for each family.
    • If you have any questions please contact the MSC president.
  2. The maximum number of Lodge use memberships will be determined by the Board of Directors on an annual basis prior to the Club Membership renewal period.
  3. Current members will renew their Lodge Use Fee at the time of membership renewal.
  4. Members may be granted Lodge use at any time during the year if the lodge is not at its maximum number for usage as established by the Board of Directors.
  5. If the number of members interested in using the lodge exceeds the maximum number (see 2), a waiting, list will be used to determine the next members who can apply to reserve the lodge.
  6. The waiting list will be maintained in order of the postmarked date of the application or for applications handed in, by the date of receipt.
  7. We do not let outside groups use the Lodge, principally because of insurance issues.

Lodge Regulations

  1. In general, the rules of common courtesy and safety apply.
  2. FIRE OR OPEN FLAME of any sort is prohibited in the lodge. Violators will be liable to disciplinary action.
  3. No food or beverages are permitted on the second or third floors, or in the barn sleeping area.
  4. No heat generating appliances or electric blankets may be used anywhere in the lodge. Hair dryers may be used in the designated area(s) between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m.
  5. Quiet hours shall be observed between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. This is not a curfew, quiet activity may continue in areas other than sleeping areas.
  6. Children are the responsibility of their parents and are to respect the rights and property of others. Their activity should be confined to that which would be accepted in any public lodging facility.
  7. "Early Risers" are to engage in quiet activity on the first floor until 7:00 am.
  8. Adequate precautions are to be taken to protect the mattresses on those bunks occupied by very young children.
  9. Children younger than 18 years old must be accompanied at the lodge by one of their parents, or an adult specifically designated as being responsible for the child while he or she is at the lodge.
  10. Members or guests suffering from an illness should cancel their reservations or terminate their stay at the lodge rather than expose the other guests to the illness.
  11. Each member or guest is responsible for contributing to the maintenance of a tidy and orderly lodge.
  12. Dishes and all other kitchen utensils are to be washed, dried and put away immediately after their use. Eating areas and all counter tops, etc. are to be left clean.
  13. Each member and or guest is to remove all personal food items from the refrigerators before leaving.
  14. At the end of the ski season, all personal items: food, beverages, toiletries, sleeping bags, clothing, ski equipment, etc. must be removed from the lodge.
  15. Ski boots shall not be worn in the living or sleeping areas of the lodge.
  16. No persons under the age of 21 will drink any alcoholic beverages on the premises of the lodge.
  17. Absolutely no smoking is allowed anywhere in the lodge.
  18. A club member must accompany guests staying at the lodge. Guests can stay for a maximum of once per month, regardless of member sponsoring guest's stay.
  19. Generally for sleeping arrangements the main house is all female and the attached "barn" is all male, with the exception of the lodge manager who is generally assigned a small room in the main house. Cohabitation (male/female) of the rooms is not allowed, except for family situations related to young children.
  20. No member may stay at the lodge for a continuous period of time exceeding two (2) weeks duration without written permission by the BOD.

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