What can $20 get you these days? How about a beginner ski or snowboard lesson for a Vermont child, including rentals and a lift ticket?
This January, the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports will sponsor 300 Vermont children with $20 beginner packages to encourage our youth to get sliding this winter and adopt an active lifestyle throughout life. Participants must be under 18, a Vermont resident, and will receive a coupon for a discounted downhill ski or snowboard lesson, rental equipment and a beginner lift ticket.
Participating resorts include: Bolton Valley, Bromley Mountain, Jay Peak Resort, Mount Snow, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Stratton Mountain, and Sugarbush Resort. Please note the coupon can only be used at these resorts.
Resorts have varying ages restrictions and black out dates, which can be found here:SkiVermont.com/Learn. Please review them before requesting a coupon code, so they do not go to waste!
To receive a coupon code for a $20 beginner packages, please fill out the application form for the program, here → KidsLearntoSkiVT.
Parent will receive a discount code or codes via email within 72 hours after filling out the form and will be instructed on how to purchase your discounted package and schedule your child’s lesson.
See photos of last season’s participants on our Facebook page!
Interested in learning yourself or missed out on the $20 children’s deal? The Governor’s Council is proud to work with Ski Vermont to provide these packages, and is a supporter of the national Learn to Ski and Snowboard efforts in January. Ski Vermont offers learn-to packages throughout the month of January for $49 – for adults, kids and anyone in between! Learn more at SkiVermont.com.
Looking to slide on snow another way? On January 9, 2016 enjoy free Nordic skiing and snowshoeing for beginners on Winter Trails Day. Winter Trails Day is a national program endorsed by the Governor’s Council and Ski Vermont; it encourages children and adults to discover the great fitness and social benefits of these fun, easy-to-learn winter sports. Learn more at www.wintertrails.org.
Olympic Nordic skier and Vermonter Andy Newell also supports the Winter Trails initiative, so check out his video.