ANNUAL CLOTHING DROP & SWAP

NCUHS GYMNASIUM
DROP -May 13th clothing drop 7 am to 7 pm
SWAP -May 13th 3 – 7pm thru May 14th 8 – 5 pm
Questions call NEKWMD 802-626-3532

 

Independence Day Parade

July 4, 2022

10:00 AM

For information call the Derby Town Clerk at 766-4906

Starting at the Elks Club and ending at the Derby Village Store


Derby Light Up the Night Holiday Parade

December 3, 2022

5:00 PM


 Kingdom Games Schedule of Events

 RUN THE KINGDOM

The Dandelion Run – May 21, 2022 – Half  Marathon, 10 K, 4 Mile and 2 Mile – Run, Bike or Hike on dirt roads through the World Famous Dandelion Fields of Derby, Morgan, and Holland. Musicians sprinkle the course.  It’s May!  It’s Time to Run!  Just for the Fun of It!

Freedom Run – July 4, 2022 – 10 Mile, 10 K, 5 K and 1 Mile Runs and Walks – We celebrate Freedom from Tyranny and Freedom from Asphalt. We run on the Newport-Derby Bike Path up the east side of Lake Memphremagog and on the Memphremagog Trails.

Fly to Pie, Kingdom Marathon – October 1, 2022 – Run, Bike or Hike – 26.2, 17, 13.5, and 6 miles – Doin’ the dirt through the gut of the Kingdom at the height of Fall Foliage. We start at the airport in Coventry (or at the Irasburg Common for the 6-mile option) and finish at Parker Pie, West Glover.  All the pizza you can eat, Hill Farmstead Beer on tap, some fine music. One of the toughest, most spectacular marathons East of the Mississippi.   Just the best way to finish up our year.

BIKE THE KINGDOM

The Moose – June 11, 2022 – 103 mile “timed event” through Moose Country. We start and finish at Mike’s Tiki Bar in East Burke, VT,   with a 66 mile Short Route starting at the Island Pond Historical Society.  Moose Dollars all around to be spent at Mike’s Tiki Bar with 30 beer on tap, the Burrito Stand, and, in Island Pond at the Essex House and Tavern.

Fly to Pie, Kingdom Marathon – October 1, 2022 – Run, Bike or Hike – 26.2, 17, 13.5, and 6 miles – Doin’ the dirt through the gut of the Kingdom at the height of Fall Foliage.  We start at the airport in Coventry (or at the Irasburg Common for the 6-mile option) and finish at Parker Pie, West Glover.  All the pizza you can eat, Hill Farmstead Beer on tap, some fine music. One of the toughest, most spectacular marathons East of the Mississippi.   Just the best way to finish up our year.

 SWIM THE KINGDOM

Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival – February 25, 26, and 27, 2022 – The only two-lane, 250meter winter swimming pool cut in the ice in all of the Americas. 25-meter, 50-meter, 100 meter, and 200-meter races, plus the fiercest of hat competitions.  TOTALLY COLD

Kingdom Swim – July 23, 2022 – Our Flag Ship Swim – With a robust weekend, celebrating open water swimming in the Heart of the Kingdom in the Heart of Summer. We offer courses of varying distances including our 25 km Border Buster, 10 miles, 10 km, 5 km, and 1 mile.  NO LANES – NO LINES – NO LIMITS.

Saturday Clubhouse Swim Series – Summer 2022 – 10, 6.5, 4, 3.3 and 2-mile courses.  From The Clubhouse out to and around the Islands of Derby Bay on Lake Memphremagog. Offered from the middle of June, through July, August and the middle of September, on the following Saturdays:

Saturday June 18, 2022

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Saturday, July 9, 2022

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Saturday, September 10, 2022

NEK Swim Week – August 6 – August 14, 2022 – 8 lakes over the course of 9 days – 46 miles. Swim one.  Swim them all.  Laid Back – Magical – Restorative – Summer at its best.

Crystal Lake – August 6, 2022 – 5 miles

Island Pond – August 7, 2022 – 4 miles

Lac Massawippi – August 8, 2022 – 9 miles

Lake Seymour – August 9, 2022 – 6.2 miles

Echo Lake – August 10, 2022 – 7 miles

Clubhouse Swim – August 11, 2022 – 6.5 miles

Willoughby – August 13, 2022

One Way – 5 miles

Two Ways – 10 miles

Caspian – August 14, 2022 – 3 miles

In Search of Memphre – Summer 2022 – Our epic, 25-mile, international swim between Newport, VT and Magog, QC. This year we are offering seven three-day windows throughout July, August, and September (we pick the best day of the three to swim) with room for 1 to 3 swimmers in each window.  Each swimmer is supported by a motorboat and pilot.  We swim to support a more open border with our Canadian friends and to seek our swimmer friendly and elusive lake creature, Memphre.

July 6-8. 2022 – Our first three-day window

July 12-14, 2022 – Our second three-day window.

July 26-28, 2022 – Our third three-day window

August 1-3, 2022 – Our fourth three-day window

August 23–25, 2022 – Our fifth three-day window.

August 30 – September 1, 2022 – Our sixth three-day window

September 5 to 7, 2022 – Our seventh three-day window

September 12-14, 2022 – Our eighth three-day window

Clubhous Cold Water Swimming – Spring and Fall 2022 –  We will be hosting short, cold water  swims at the Clubhous on Lake Memphremagog on Sunday mornings at 10 am during May and early June and again in October, November, and December until the lake freezes over, followed by another New Year’s Day Willoughby Swim on January 1, 2023.  Spring swimming starts on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and continues until June 12, 2022.  Fall swimming starts on Sunday, October 2, 2022 and continues every Sunday through December.

Vampire Swim – October 29, 2022 – In venues all over the world, cold water swimmers gather to celebrate this ghoulish holiday.   We donate blood and raise donations for the Red Cross.  We swim in costume and howl at the Moon.  This year we will be hosting a Vampire Swim at The Clubhous in conjunction with our cold water, cold blooded friends around the world.  VE VANT YOUR BLOOD!