KIDS CAN ENJOY the slopes with a special pass this winter.

Get kids active this winter

Canadian Ski Council if offering Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass

Snowstorms have been hitting most of Canada lately (Mount Washington’s turn is coming soon) and with all this snow comes all sorts of fun. Don’t let your kids spend the winter indoors, get them out and active, try skiing and snowboarding with the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass.

If your kids have never skied or snowboarded before, no problem. With all the fresh snow on the ground it’s the perfect time to get them started. The Canadian Ski Council has everything you need to make it easy and affordable for them to learn. Just pick up a 4th or 5th grade SnowPass for your child and receive three free lift tickets at each of the participating ski areas all across Canada.  With over 150 locations across Canada, there are hundreds of opportunities for your kids to ski and snowboard this winter.

Registering your child for a SnowPass is fast and easy and open to any child in Grade 4 or 5 (born in 2003 or 2004). Applications were distributed to elementary schools across Canada in the fall and can also be completed online by visiting www.snowpass.ca All you have to do is upload your child’s picture and proof of age, choose your delivery option, method of payment and your children’s SnowPass will be mailed directly to your home in days.

If this is your child’s first time skiing or snowboarding, the Canadian Ski Council has you covered. Sign up for an economical Discover Learn to Ski or Snowboard package, which includes a lesson, lift ticket and equipment rental, all for a very low price. Check out www.skicanada.org for a full list of ski areas that offer Discover lesson packages and their package prices.

The SnowPass program is available all across Canada and is valid at 32 ski areas in B.C., 19 in Alberta, one in Saskatchewan, two in Manitoba, one in the Yukon, 33 in Ontario, 57 in Quebec, and eight in Atlantic Canada. For a full listing, visit www.snowpass.ca.

So no matter where you live, everyone can take advantage of this fantastic offer. Your only cost is a small administration/ postage fee of $29.95 including taxes.

Grade 4 and 5 SnowPass information and applications are available online at www.snowpass.ca or www.passeportdesneiges.ca.

 

– Canadian Ski Council

 

 

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