Metrowest MA

NEMBA Trail School South, Oxford CT

Date

5/20/17 (All day)


NEMBA's Trail School South -- Saturday May 20th, 2017

Registration is now open for our one-day course in how to design, construct and maintain great singletrack. The first 30 people to register will be given a complimentary trail building textbook from IMBA, IMBA's Trail Solutions.

Registration is now over for this event -- Sorry!

This course is perfect for riders, trail enthusiasts, land stewards and land managers interested in learning about what makes for sustainable, enjoyable trails and how to take care of them.

The course will include classroom presentations on the best practices of trail building and maintenance in the morning, followed by hands-on trail building clinics in the afternoon.

Coffee, snacks and lunch will be included, and there will also be an option to purchase IMBA's trailbuilding textbook, IMBA Trail Solutions.

The cost is $20.  Please bring a check for $40 if you wish to purchace IMBA's book, Trail Solutions: IMBA's Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack.

The course will take place at Rockhouse Hill Sanctuary, managed by the Oxford Land Trust, located about 45 minutes southwest of Hartford and 30 minutes northwest of New Haven.
 

Location

Oxford CT

Chapter

Central CT Fairfield County Northwest CT Quiet Corner Southeastern CT NEMBA

Event Leader

Philip Keyes
pk@nemba.org
800-576-3622

NEMBA Volunteer Appreciation Night

Date

2/16/17 (All day)

NEMBA Volunteers: If you spent any time building trail, leading rides or volunteering at any NEMBA event last year, WE WANT TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR INVOLVEMENT by having a get together at the Harpoon Brewery in South Boston (306 Northern Avenue,Boston, MA), on Thursday February 16th, from 7:00 pm to 8:30pm. Pizza and Harpoon's finest and cool give aways!
See more about the beer hall here: 
http://www.harpoonbrewery.com/news/589/New-Visitor-Center-and-Beer-Hall-Now-Open

Location

Harpoon Brewery, Boston MA

Chapter

Blackstone Valley Cape Cod Greater Boston Merrimack Valley North Shore SE Mass Southern NH Wachusett

Event Leader

Rick Forzese
rick@rickforzese.com

Blackstone Valley NEMBA Chapter Meeting

Date

2/18/17 (All day)

Blackstone Valley NEMBA will be having a chapter meeting on Saturday 2/18 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM at Landrys Bicycle located at 20 Jolma Rd, Worcester, MA. 
 
After serving as the chapter president for the past ten years, I'm going to be stepping down and handing the reins to Brian Forestal, who has volunteered to take my place. I'll be remaining active in the chapter running for election as VP for now to help Brian with the transition.


Come on out, cast your votes, chat with us about where you'd like to help us go in the coming year.

Remember, this is our organization, and without the involvement of our membership it's hard to get anything done. Get involved, get engaged, help us be the advocates for your trails.
 

Chapter

Blackstone Valley

Event Leader

Eammon Carleton
eammon@gmail.com

QC NEMBA New Years Day Ride

Date

1/1/17 10:00am

This is our 3rd Annual New Year's Day Ride.

It is an intermediate and up group ride. 

The ride will start at 125 Wallis St in Douglas Massachusetts. If you're traveling East on Douglas Road, Rt. 16 take a left onto Cedar St, then a left on Wallis.

The lot will be on the left.

Late breaking news will appear on our Facebook Page.

Dress warm!!! And we'll see you there.  

Location

Douglas, MA

Chapter

Blackstone Valley Quiet Corner Rhode Island SE Mass

Trail

Event Leader

Stacey Jimenez
quietcornernemba@gmail.com

GB NEMBA Trail Day at Beaver Brook North

Date

11/19/16 9:00am

We will be doing some routine trail maintenance at Beaver Brook North. Especially at climbing trail up to water tower, come and learn from the local trail pros that build and maintain many trails around Boston and could use some help park at Elsie Turner Field on 380 Trapelo Rd Waltham across from Federal Records Center.

Only heavy rain/severe weather will cancel. Lunch and tools provided. 

Please come equipped with long pants, sturdy shoes, work gloves,warm clothing, water, snacks.

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Maciej Sobieszek
maciej@gbnemba.org

GB NEMBA Trail Day @ Landlocked Forest

Date

10/8/16 9:00am

Project: routine trail maintenance.
 
Meet at the 41 Turning Mill Road Lexington, MA. Under the power lines https://goo.gl/maps/eMTEx1PeFLx 
 
Start time 9:00 AM, only heavy rain/severe weather will cancel. Lunch provided. Tools provided. Please come equipped with long pants, sturdy shoes, work gloves, water, snacks.
Contact: Rick Forzese 781-307-5038 mailto:rick@rickforzese.com

Chapter

Greater Boston

Trail

Event Leader

Rick Forzese
rick@rickforzese.com
781-307-5038

BV NEMBA National Public Lands Day @ Buffumville Lake

Date

9/24/16 8:00am to 12:00pm

Public lands make the best playgrounds!

Nobody knows that better than folks enjoying Buffumville Lake and Hodges Village Dam!

National Public Lands Day September 24th, 8am-12pm

We need you and your family, your youth group, your community or user group to help us improve your facilities.
Please pre-register so that we know you are coming! Come join us on the largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands
in the United States – National Public Lands Day. 

More than 180,000 volunteers are expected at more than 2,200 sites across the country.
You should be a part of it!

For any questions regarding this event please call the Buffumville Lake Office at 508-248-5697

Location

Charleton, MA

Chapter

Blackstone Valley

Trail

Event Leader

Eammon Carleton
eammon@gmail.com

NEMBA Kids Ride

Event Date

9/18/16 9:30am to 12:00pm

Come join GBNEMBA Kids Ride at Cutler Park on Sunday September 18th. We will meet on Kendrick Street, MA.  Kids Rides are a great way for kids and teens to build strong bodies, build confidence, have tons of fun and enjoy being outside!
 

The Kids Rides are designed for children ages 6-15.  Based on the skill levels of the participants, we typically break into two groups: one for kids who have more experience with riding, and a second group for beginners.  All we ask is no training wheels. 
 
No registration is required.  If you have any questions about the Kids Rides please contact Andrea Jones.
 

GBNEMBA 2016 Kids RIDE SERIES

  • May 7 - Middlesex Fells, Medford
  • June 12 - Beaver Brook North, Belmont
  • July 23 - 3rd Annual Ice-cream ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • August 14 - LandLock Forest, Estabrook Elementary School, Lexington
  • September 11 - Kona GB/MV NEMBA Ride at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle
  • September 18 - Cutler Park, Needham
  • October 1 - National Take a Kid Mountain Biking at Middlesex Fells, Medford
  • November 27 - Toys for Tots Ride at Middlesex Fells, Stoneham

These rides allow children to have fun while enjoying the outdoors and getting some fitness.  In addition to learning some biking skills, we teach respect for the parks, trails, and other trail users.  The ride will be well staffed and every safety precaution will be observed.  Parents are welcome on the ride but not required.  Riders must have a serviceable bike, properly fitted helmet, and water for the ride.  All riders must wear closed-toed shoes - no flip flops or sandals.  Snacks will be provided!

Location

Cutler Park

Chapter

State

Massachusetts

Ride Level

Beginner
Novice
Advanced-novice
Intermediate

Ride Types

Ride Style

XC

Ride Leader Name

Andrea Jones

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