THE TOOLS OF A MODERN PROGRAM
The Doug Parker Memorial Gym and Sports Center
The Doug Parker Memorial Gymnasium, an industry first amongst ski academies, continues to impress all who visit and use its facilities. As the general hub of the GMVS athletic program it houses coach's offices, regeneration/stretching facility, Poulin Performance Physical Therapy, Olympic weight lifting facility, the Technical Ski Room, Video Analysis Center, and full time, on-site under its large arched ceiling, the space allows for multiple activities as well as several divided and separate activities. Refurbished during the Spring of 2006 the structure features two volley ball courts, a basketball court, spinning rooms, renovated mezzanine areas, and weight lifting rooms. The school's soccer and lacrosse fields are adjacent to the sports center.
Technical Ski Room
[imagefield_assist|fid=23|preset=fullsize|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=144|height=216]The Ski Room, staffed by a full time technician, mounts each pair of skis to the specifications determined by the athlete, coach and manufacture. Body and boot alignment utilizing Dynamic Foot Positioning as well as custom foot-bed molding take place in the Ski Room. Also, this one-of-a-kind facility houses a Wintersteiger stonegrinding machine as well as Wintersteiger automatic side edge grinding and base edge tuning machine.