You may already have started planning your winter outdoor recreation trip and are looking for some cool deals to get off the couch and enjoying the great snow this winter. The Snow Sports Industry has unveiled some special deals and offers on beginner programs all across the country as part of January Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.
This social media campaign highlights newcomers' first day learning - from a professional instructor. You can win a $250 gift certificate from GetSkiTickets, a $250 gift certificate from Liftopia or a $250 gift voucher from skis.com or snowboards.com. Simply post a photo of yourself or friends on your favorite social media platform on your first day learning how to ski or snowboard WITH the hash tag #firstdayfaces.
Be in the know about snow sports. The Mountain Sports Club offers in-depth info on resorts, gear and so much more. Customer reviews on Groupon say this is an awesome opportunity to get access to great deals, instant support, and great customer service.
Learning programs are available at U.S. ski and snowboard resorts all winter and many of the best deals are in January. If you are a newcomer, Bring a Friend along and learn together. If you are a loyal enthusiast, Bring a Friend to your favorite location for lessons from a pro. Most resorts offer half off and other big discounts if you bring another person with you.
A number of states offer school children special opportunities called “Passport” Programs. These enable youngsters an affordable way to ski and snowboard at resorts in the respective states. The programs vary. Typically, parents pay a small administrative fee for the "passport" booklet that includes many free offers.
Ushering in a new year, Liftopia presents Learn to Ski & Snowboard, where you’ll be able make your lifelong dream of navigating the slopes like a pro a reality. Treat yourself to a Beginner Package deal at any of more than 50 resorts across North America and you'll get a lesson, equipment rentals and a beginner lift ticket for a screaming deal. Get out there, learn to ski or snowboard, and have a blast.
Available at Liberty Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania for everyone ages 8 and up. The packages are valid for an all-day beginner lift ticket. They include a beginner area lift ticket, rental equipment and a ‘First Time’ lesson. Upon completion of your First Time lesson, you will be eligible for the Mountain Passport and to purchase our Mountain Passport for $49.
Snow Valley Mountain Resort offers Buy One (for $74) Get One Free Beginner Lesson for skiers and snowboarders. It includes beginner area lift ticket, 2-hour group lesson, and complete ski or snowboard rental package. It is valid Monday through Friday, non-holiday, January 5-31. (Holiday rate for lesson is $109 on January 15).
Crested Butte Mountain is offering adults 50% ski and snowboard rental equipment through the CBMR Rental & Demo Shop in conjunction with the guest's reservation of an Adult Beginner Ski Adventure Lesson. The 50% discount reduces the price of Adult Sport Skis and Snowboards to $17 per person (prior to taxes). This package includes a full-day ski or snowboard lesson and full day adult lift ticket.
If you have never tried skiing or snowboarding before but always wanted to, Loveland's 3-Class Pass is one way to start. You can learn an exciting new sport and get a free season pass after your third lesson. Pre-purchase the three-lesson packages now and use the season pass all winter long. 3-Class Passes available for first-timer adults and children 4-14. Lesson packages include instruction, lift ticket and equipment rental. Child lessons also include lunch.
Learn to Ski or Snowboard in 3 Days for $99. Offer includes 3 days of lift tickets, rental equipment and lessons. Valid for ages 7 and up. Come any 3 days you want this winter. Lift tickets allow you to ski/practice all day. You’ll give you a Season Pass valid for the rest of this winter for completing all three lessons. Offer is valid all season long. The Sundown Mountain Resort in Iowa has a very similar offer.
This program offered by Schweitzer Mountain Resort is designed to be quick and easy. The progressive curriculum focuses on the basic skills you need to get down the mountain safely, at your own pace. Featuring Rossignol ski and snowboard equipment, the Ski 4 FREE in 3 ski or board package includes three days of instruction, equipment rentals and lift tickets. It costs $165 and includes 3 lessons of 1-2 hours, 3 lift tickets and rentals. Finish the 3-step program and you get to ski or ride free in the Spring.
This month Killington is celebrating with $49 Learn-To packages. 1-day packages will include a lesson, rental equipment, and a limited Learning Area lift ticket for first-time skiers and riders ages 7 and up. Offer may not be combined with multi-day Learn To packages and discounts. Advanced reservations are recommended as space is limited to the first five reservations per day. Offer not valid and January 13-14, 2018. The same deal if offered at Pico Mountain.
This season, people who introduce friends and family to the sport with Ski Vermont’s Take 3 Beginner Package could receive two free lift tickets to one of Vermont’s resorts and be entered to win a two-night ski and stay package for two! And you'll get to expand your entourage on the hill, creating more awesome memories with more friends and family.
This is an award-winning lesson program at Mount Bachelor designed for those "never-evers" who have not had previous experiences trying to learn to ski or snowboard. The program offers candidates who are committed to becoming a skier or snowboarder this year by committing to a five lesson program with instruction. The price is $229 and included are five days of lessons, ski or snowboard rentals, and lift tickets. The deadline to enroll in the program is January 31, 2018. Participants who complete all five lessons receive a free Season Pass (ages 6-18) or 12 Day Pass (ages 19+) for the remainder of the season and big discounts on future season passes.
This deal at Jack Front Big Boulder Ski Areas is valid for skiers and snowboarders ages 13 and over. This special is valid every Tuesday in January. Not valid on the SnowMonsters children’s programs. The package includes a beginner lift ticket only, rentals and a beginner lesson.
SkiPA (Ski Pennsylvania) is offering two statewide programs. The First Time Program is $59 for a beginner lift ticket, lesson and rental equipment. Visit SkiPA for minimum age restrictions and lift restrictions. Valid anytime. First come, first serve. SkiPA also has $5.00 off an adult or child midweek learn to ski and snowboard package at any PSAA member area. Package includes beginner lift ticket, rental equipment and beginner group lesson. Visit our website to download the coupon offer.