Sunday, August 6, 2017

Water Ski Show on Bantam Lake

The Bantam Lake Ski Club's Show,  has been a highlight of summer fun in Litchfield Hills for 58 years.  This year the show is taking place on August 11 and 12 at Sandy Beach in Morris.  This water ski show that always amazes and entertains spectators will start at 2 p.m. on both days. Admission to the beach will be $10 per car.
Photo credit Litchfield County Biz Doug Parker

The 2017 theme of the show is  "a night at the movies."  This Cypris Garden style water ski show is held the second weekend every August. Highlights include multi-tier pyramids, jumping, ballet lines, barefooting, mixed doubles, boat O's, trick skiing, wake boarding, kids ski lines and much more.

The Bantam Lake Ski Club of Connecticut was established in 1958 by a group of local water ski enthusiasts. It is the oldest, continuously operating water ski club in the United States with over 100 members. 

Bantam Lake is located in the towns of Litchfield and Morris, much of it is protected by White Memorial Foundation. It is the largest natural lake in the state that has been protected and preserved by the Bantam Lake Protective Association.

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