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    Who We Are
    The Governor's Council is a physical activity promotion and advocacy group comprised of approximately 20 volunteers, appointed by the Governor and representing a broad spectrum of Vermonters.

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    To promote health and wellness through physical activity for all people living in Vermont at all fitness and ability levels.

2020 Learn to Ski & Snowboard

Thank you, Vermont, for your interest in the Council’s 2020 Fit & Healthy Kids Learn to Ski and Snowboard program! The response was tremendous and the discount coupons have all been distributed. You can still purchase the Ski Vermont Take 3 Beginner Package, with three days of lessons, rental equipment and lift tickets to access beginner terrain, redeemable throughout the ski/ride season, for just $129. Learn more at https://skivermont.com/take-3.



The Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is once again inviting young Vermonters to try skiing or snowboarding this winter by sponsoring 125 Vermont children for Ski Vermont’s Take 3 Beginner Package.

Each package included three full days on the mountain with a beginner ski or snowboard lesson, rentals, and a beginner lift ticket. Children can choose to use all three days at the same resort, or travel around the state and discover new participating mountains.

Participating Vermont Resorts:

  • Bolton Valley
  • Burke Mountain
  • Jay Peak Resort
  • Killington Resort
  • Mount Snow Resort
  • Pico Mountain
  • Smugglers’ Notch Resort
  • Stratton Mountain Resort
  • Sugarbush Resort

Not Eligible for the $49 deal? Ski Vermont has something for you too!

Interested in learning yourself or not eligible for the $49 children’s deal? The Governor’s Council is proud to work with Ski Vermont who offers learn-to packages throughout the month of January for $49 – for adults, kids and anyone in between! They also offer the Take 3 Beginner Package, with 3 lessons over the entire season for just $129. Learn more at https://skivermont.com/take-3

Sarah Wright - January 4, 2020 - 8:55 am

What a wonderful idea! Thank you! Makes going to the Mountain doable for most vermonters.

Hannah Christiansen - January 4, 2020 - 9:13 am

A wonderful opportunity to get kids on the mountains of Vermont!

Michelle Avery - January 4, 2020 - 9:56 pm

Great vt kids fun!

Julie Suarez Cormier - January 5, 2020 - 12:27 am

$49 deal for 2 beginner kids available?

Jennifer Geraw - January 5, 2020 - 7:37 am

I would like to participate in kids learn to ski and ride program.

Andrea Bushey - January 5, 2020 - 5:12 pm

For child Olivia Bushey (7yrs on 1/8/20)

Alison Logan - January 6, 2020 - 10:09 am

Thanks Jennifer! To apply for the program, visit this link and complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W8NYC78

Alison Logan - January 6, 2020 - 10:10 am
Alison Logan - January 6, 2020 - 10:11 am

Thanks Andrea! To apply for the program, visit this link and complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W8NYC78

Gen - January 7, 2020 - 9:21 am

When do we hear back whether we made the first 125 to sign up for the kids’ take 3 lessons?

janet - January 7, 2020 - 5:32 pm

Hi Gen, Ski Vermont/Ride Vermont will notify applicants within a few days of receiving the application. Happy trails!

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