Fox Wakeboard will be our special guests on July 17, 2015!
The last go round for Fox Wakeboard was two years ago and the Min-Aqua Bats and Fox Wakeboard put on a spectacular show.
Mark your calendars, clear the day, and come see some great wakeboarding from the Fox Wakeboard team during the Min-Aqua Bats' Waterski Show on July 17.
- Min-Aqua BatsJune 23, 2015
Fox Wakeboard will be our special guests on July 17, 2015!
- Min-Aqua BatsJune 13, 2015
The Min-Aqua Bats Waterski Shows are about to kick off for the summer! We are very excited to be back on the water in 2015 and we have added a few shows with special incentives for attendance. You can check out all the big events that the Min-Aqua Bats are involved in on our events page: http://www.min-aquabats.com/events.php
Check out our events page and we will see you at The Aqua Bowl during one of our special shows or every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday starting June 17th!
- April 10, 2015
The Min-Aqua Bats will return to the water on Wednesday June 17, 2015!
First official ski show of the season is just under 10 weeks away, 68 days! After that we will have shows every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout the 2015 summer (weather permitting).
So make sure you build a trip down to the Aqua-Bowl to catch the thrills, chills, and spills of the 2015 Min-Aqua Bats during your vacation this summer in Minocqua, WI.
- Min-Aqua BatsJanuary 21, 2015
The Min-Aqua Bats walked away with the Silver Scoop this weekend at the US Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis!
The team came out on top of the seventy-two teams from around the country in the Rink Rat division.
See you this summer when the Min-Aqua Bats are back on the water, Bats Fly Together!
- Min-Aqua BatsNovember 6, 2014
The Min-Aqua Bats finally have said goodbye to those long lost days of summer 2014.
The official ski season ended a few months ago at the Aqua Bowl. At the end of September, Beef-O-Rama marked one of the last weekends with several Min-Aqua Bats wandering the shores and streets of Minocqua together.
Even after those days, there were hold outs and the dock was still in. The skiers and the dock helping the Aqua Bowl cling to the memories of a great 2014 summer. But alas, as the weather quickly turns to more winter than fall, all good things must come to an end. With the weather in mind, President Aaron Coleman, Vice President Zeke Fashingbauer, and long time member Wes Gabel finally pulled the dock with the help of Kozy Crane and Dock. As the last remnant of the Min-Aqua Bats summer 2014 season is pulled from the great shores of Lake Minocqua the rock wall is left uninterrupted and barren.
The Min-Aqua Bats now say goodbye to summer (and fall) 2014, we will always have the memories of the warm days of waterskiing as we all brace for the Winter season of the northwoods.
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 24, 2014
Min-Aqua Bats Waterski Shows presents the
Ice Bucket Challenge Waterski Show
on August 29, 2014
Featuring the Min-Aqua Bats with guest announcer Steve Krezminski and guest skiers from the Plum Ski-ters.
All donations collected during the show will go towards ALS research through ALSA.org.
Come on down to see the thrills, chills, spills, and ice buckets at the Aqua-Bowl the Friday before Labor Day!
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 11, 2014
The 2014 Min-Aqua Bats' elections were held on Sunday night after the show to elect the 2015 Board of Directors for the Min-Aqua Bats. The results are in and here is the new board:
President - Aaron Coleman
Vice President - Zeke Fashingbauer
Treasurer - Austin Omelina
Show Director - Mitchell Francis
Corresponding Secretary - Maggie Pearl
Recording Secretary - Jack Fitzpatrick
Board Member at Large - Brooke Berray
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 9, 2014
Old members come back and ski occasionally, so why can't we bring back old swim suits and wet suits?
Each year the Min-Aqua Bats put on a throwback show. In this show, both active and slightly less active members dress up in old swim suits and wet suits. Every year some crazy suit choices make their debut in the show. These crazy stylings help lead the way for another great time at the Aqua Bowl.
This year, we had some old members return for the throwback show and a throwback announcer, Michael Krueger. If you weren't there, check out the pictures in the 2014 Photo Album and photo globe from the great show!
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 3, 2014
The Min-Aqua Bats' goof act was out with a purpose a few shows ago. Armed with waterproof cameras they captured a multitude of pictures to help present the goof act's perspective of the show.
Do you ever wonder what people's faces look like during the classic popcorn toss?
Or, how about the classic water fountain skit from the jump's perspective?
Interested in seeing the bail jumper hit the ramp, from the perspective of the person on the ramp?
Check out all of these photos and more from the 2014 season in the Min-Aqua Bats 2014 photo album.
- Min-Aqua BatsJuly 30, 2014
Experience Wisconsin compiled a list of twenty-five things we love to do in Wisconsin, at the top of the list: the Min-Aqua Bats Waterski Show.
We agree, you should come see the show!
From the magazine:
"Check out Experience Wisconsin's "25 Things We Love To Do In Wisconsin" in the latest issue compiled by the staff of Experience Wisconsin magazine! You can also read them on our free digital edition! Click here http://goo.gl/sXsGXh"
- Min-Aqua BatsJuly 24, 2014
- Min-Aqua BatsJune 18, 2014
The Min-Aqua Bats started the 2014 season on June 18, 2014!
Don't forget to catch one or more shows this season, every Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Aqua Bowl between the Thirsty Whale and the Boat House in Minocqua, WI.
Whatever the reason that you come to the show, we look forward to seeing you at the Aqua Bowl!
- Min-Aqua BatsJune 1, 2014
Summer is coming, are you ready? Shelby is.
- Min-Aqua BatsApril 29, 2014
Summer is coming, are you ready?
- Min-Aqua BatsApril 29, 2014
The 2014 Board of Directors is a great group of Min-Aqua Bats from a range of JM classes. The President for 2014 is Andrew Donahoe; Andrew joined the team in 2008 and hopes he can help the Min-Aqua Bats have a great summer. The Vice President for 2014 is Peter Wahman; Peter joined in 2007 and is often seen wandering the shores in an assortment of costumes.
The 2014 Treasurer is Elin Wahman; Elin joins her brother on the board and did a wonderful job last year as Corresponding Secretary. The show director for the 2014 summer is Mitchell Francis; Mitchell hopes to continue putting great acts on the water, including some more inspirational goals, make sure you come down and check out the show! Our corresponding sectary for 2014 is Anna Tedstrom; Anna has been churning out letters all off season to keep all the Min-Aqua Bats in contact with each others' affairs. Our Board Member at Large for 2014 is Katie Patterson; she hopes to help shape a great JM class along with the to be named JM advisor(s). Lastly, we have the youngest of the group, Miles Diamond. Miles is the 2014 recording secretary.
All-in-all, a great group to lead the 2014 Min-Aqua Bats to a strong 2014 summer at the Aqua-Bowl.
We hope you join us down at the Aqua-Bowl this summer!
- Min-Aqua BatsJune 21, 2013
And we're off!
The Min-Aqua Bats kicked off their 64th summer at the Aqua-Bowl on Wednesday June 19, 2013.
After some construction on the bleachers and slight modification to the lighting system over the off season the crowd gathered and the skiers assembled to kick off the season.
The first official show had its ups and downs but the potential for a great season shined through and we hope all the fans will continue to show up and come see the show as the potential becomes a reality through the 2013 summer!
- Min-Aqua BatsFebruary 18, 2013
Min-Aqua Bats current show director, Andrew Donahoe, made the trek to Green Bay, WI this past weekend to the annual Think Tank Waterski Conference where the state seeding meeting was held. The seeding meeting was not until Sunday so Andrew took in some clinics and caught up with other show skiers and former Min-Aqua Bats such as Tristan Hansen.
This year WI State will be split into 3 divisions instead of 2. The Min-Aqua Bats will be competing in Division 3 along with the Chain Skiers, River City, the Kwahamots, the Aqua Devils, Twin Bridge, the Aqua Skiers, the Chain Skimmers and Central, WI. To split the divisions from 2 to 3 a 3-year average of scores was utilized.
After gathering all the paperwork and submitting something akin to an intent to participate Andrew got the great honor of choosing our time slot last (our three year average has a 0 from 2010). With nothing to really choose the Min-Aqua Bats "chose" the 7am Friday morning time slot, first off the dock and we will be proud of it. Going early can have its own benefits, one primarily being the pristine water. But it is 12 hours before the standard show time.
So there it is ladies and gentlemen. Friday, July 19th 2013 at 7am. Block out your calendars and come cheer on the Min-Aqua Bats at the WI State tournament. The site is near Wisconsin Rapids and is hosted at South Wood County Park, Lake Wazeecha: Red Beach.
- Min-Aqua BatsDecember 5, 2012
The Minocqua area chamber ambassadors have been giving back to the community. As part of this initiative the Minocqua area Chamber of Commerce has presented the Min-Aqua Bats with a donation of appreciation.
Vice President, Aaron Coleman met with the ambassadors on behalf of the Min-Aqua Bats to accept this donation.
We thank the Chamber and will continue to strive to make the Minocqua community better.
- Min-Aqua BatsNovember 12, 2012
The Min-Aqua Bats Boosters is offering some "test market" apparel this holiday season, available for a limited time through an online store which will only be open for two weeks - November 9-26. You should read through this entire page as it contains helpful information.
Check out the Min-Aqua Bats Store today!
We are interested in your feedback on other items you would like available for the Club and our fans next summer. Please email your thoughts ideas, or questions to Lynda Patterson: email@example.com.
Hope everyone is well!
Min-Aqua Bat Boosters/Parents
- Min-Aqua BatsOctober 20, 2012
Summer is gone but we always have the memories. One of our outstanding members, Danny Smylie, has composed a video commemorating the 2012 season. Check it out!
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 19, 2012
The end of season brings change at the Min-Aqua Bats. Try outs are held and new members are inducted and the ones that stick around get introduced to the crowd (pictured). Old junior members get credit for all their hard work by becoming senior members. And a new board of directors is elected for the upcoming year. With the end of the year also comes the culmination of a summer's skiing as the Min-Aqua Bats get to put some great acts on the water, such as our 3-2-3-2-3 pyramid.
The newly elected board is as follows:
President - Christian Wahman
Vice Presient - Aaron Coleman
Show Director - Andrew Donahoe
Treasurer - Connor Tedstrom
Corresponding Secretary - Elin Wahman
Recording Secretary - Austin Omelina
Board Member at Large - Brooke Berray
The attached pyramid photo was taken by current Min-Aqua Bats skier, Danny Smylie. (as with all news photos, to access the originals just click the image within the story)
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 7, 2012
Over twenty Min-Aqua Bats showed up to help out at the Lakeland Sharing Foundation charity event. The Min-Aqua Bats helped out by packing school supplies for various school children in need for the upcoming academic year. The Min-Aqua Bats' parents helped to coordinate the participation of the team in the event and raise money to purchase some of the school supplies.
After the event many Bats returned to the Aqua-Bowl for pizza and skiing on a warm Monday night. We would like to thank the Lakeland Sharing Foundation for providing us the opportunity to help out and thank all the members and parents for putting in the time to make the event a success.
- Min-Aqua BatsJuly 21, 2012
More than thirty Min-Aqua Bats traveled to Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday evening in preparation for skiing their state show at 7am on Friday July 20th. After waking up at 5am (an odd hour for many Bats), the team was on site by 6am for meetings and preparation prior to the 7am show.
The show kicked off with triple three tier pyramids followed by many of the acts skied by Bats every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at the Aqua-Bowl. The comedy act was a Min-Aqua Bats rendition of Hillbilly Handfishin'.
Thanks to all the fans and parents who came down to State to watch the show at such an early time. We appreciate the continued support!
- Min-Aqua BatsJuly 1, 2012
Come join the Fox wake team July 10th and 11th as the team rolls through the greater north region of Wisconsin for 2 Gliks in-store autograph signings, and a on the water exhibition at the Min-Aqua Bats ski show in Minocqua, WI on July 11th. Fox wake team athletes, Jimmy LaRiche, Bob Soven, Grant Roberts, Gunnar Shuler, Gus Shuler and Paulie Koch will all be on hand to sign autographs and shred for the water for the fans.
- Min-Aqua BatsJune 19, 2012
Come join the Min-Aqua Bats down at the Aqua-Bowl every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday at 7pm! We put on shows through all sorts of weather and will be performing official shows through mid to late August.
- Min-Aqua BatsAugust 3, 2011
The Minocqua area Chamber of Commerce composed a promotional video for the area in 2011. The video had several segments featuring the Min-Aqua Bats.