KIDS SKI FREE PROGRAMS

There are state programs available for children to ski FREE! We’ve compiled a listing here for your convenience. We want to help make your family experience the best it can be so you can keep enjoying time with your family for years to come.

 

KIDS SKI FREE IN THE EAST

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Ski New Hampshire offers one ticket to each of their 34 alpine and cross-country ski areas through their 4th and 5th Grade Snowsports Passport program. The cost is $30 per child, and a portion of the proceeds go to the state’s Make-A-Wish Foundation. For more information, visit SkiNH.com/passport

 

Participating Resorts*

CROSS COUNTRY

Bear Notch Ski Touring Center

Bretton Woods Nordic Center

Dartmouth Cross Country Ski Center

Dexter’s Inn Trails by Norsk

Eastman Cross Country

Franconia Village XC Ski Center

Granite Gorge XC

Great Glen Trails

Gunstock Mountain Resort XC

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

Loon Mountain Resort XC

Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation

Nordic Skier Wolfeboro XC

Pine Hill Ski Club

Purity Spring Resort XC & Snowshoe Reserve

Ski Hearth Farm Nordic Center

Waterville Valley Adventure Center

Windblown Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

 

ALPINE

Abenaki Ski Area

Black Mountain

Bretton Woods

Cannon Mountain

Cranmore Mountain Resort

Dartmouth Skiway

Granite Gorge

Gunstock Mountain Resort

King Pine at Purity Spring Resort

Loon Mountain Resort

McIntyre Ski Area

Mount Sunapee Resort

Pats Peak

Ragged Mountain Resort

Waterville Valley Resort

Whaleback Mountain

 

 

NEW YORK STATE

I Ski NY offers 3rd-grade and 4th-grade passports for free skiing and snowboarding, as well as a “learn to ski & snowboard” program. Kids can ski free with a paying adult (3 times per ski area) or learn to ski or snowboard for free (one timer per ski area) for $27. Some resorts Blackout dates will apply. For more information visit www.iskiny.com

 

 

Participating Resorts*

Belleayre Mountain

Big Tupper

Brantling

Snow Ridge

Song Mountain

Bristol Mountain

Catamount Ski Area

Dry Hill Ski Area

Four Season Golf & Ski Center

Gore Mountain

Greek Peak Mountain Resort

Holiday Valley Resort    

Hunter Mountain

Labrador Mountain

McCauley Mountain

Mount Peter

Oak Mountain

Peek ’n Peak Resort

Plattekill Mountain

Royal Mountain

Snow Ridge

Song Mountain

Swain Resort

Thunder Ridge

Titus Mountain

Toggenburg Mountain

West Mountain

Gore Mountain

Willard Mountain

Windham Mountain

Woods Valley

 

 

PENNSYLVANIA

The Pennsylvania Ski Area Association offers a 4th-grade and 5th-grade snowpass for free skiing and snowboarding in Pennsylvania. This pass offers 3 FREE lift tickets at each of the 21 participating resorts when accompanied by a paying adult, as well as one free learn to ski or snowboard package. The snowpass also includes one adult 50% off learn to ski or snowboard package for the accompanying adult in case they have never skied or snowboarded. Cost is $35 prior to December 1st and $40 December 1st to 2/28/19. For more information visit www.skipa.com/deals/4th5th-grade-program

 

Participating Resorts*

Bear Creek Mountain Resort

Big Boulder

Blue Knob Resort

Blue Mountain

Camelback Mtn Resort

Elk Mountain

Hidden Valley

Jack Frost Mountain

Laurel Mountain

Liberty Mountain

Montage Mountain

Mount Pleasant

Nemacolin Woodlands

Roundtop Mountain Resort

Seven Springs

Shawnee Mountain

Ski Big Bear

Ski Sawmill

Spring Mountain

Tussey Mountain

Whitetail Resort

VERMONT

Ski Vermont offers free ski-and-ride passports for 5th graders. Participating 5th graders up to 88 days of skiing and riding at Vermont’s alpine and cross country resorts for just a $10 processing fee with the Fifth Grade Passport. Proceeds from the passport go to the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative and Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports. For more information visit www.skivermont.com/FGP

Participating Resorts*

Bolton Valley

Bromley Mountain

Burke Mountain Resort

Jay Peak

Killington Resort

Mad River Glen

Magic Mountain

Middlebury Snow Bowl

Mount Snow Resort

Okemo Mountain Resort

Pico Mountain

Quechee Ski Area

Smugglers Notch Resort

Stowe Mountain Resort?

Sugarbush Resort

Suicide Six

 

KIDS SKI FREE IN THE WEST

Colorado

Colorado Ski Country offers a 5th grade passport for free skiing and snowboarding at 21 participating resorts. 5th graders pay $0 for 3 days each at participating resorts, while 6th graders get 4 days each at 21 resorts for $105-$125 based on when you apply. Also includes a free lesson and rental for 5th grade never-ever skiers and riders. For more information visit www.ColoradoSki.Com/Passport

 

Participating Resorts*

Arapahoe Basin

Aspen Highlands

Aspen Mountain

Buttermilk

Cooper

Copper

Crested Butte

Echo

Eldora

Hesperus

Howelsen Hill

Kendall Mountain Loveland

Monarch

Powderhorn

Purgatory

Granby Ranch

Snowmass

Steamboat

Sunlight

Telluride

Winter Park

Wolf Creek

 

Idaho

Ski Idaho offers free ski-and-ride passports for 5th and 6th graders. Three free days for 5th graders at 18 resort locations and two days free for 6th graders at 16 of the Ski Idaho resorts. Processing fees apply. For more information visit www.skiidaho.us

 

Participating Resorts*

Bald Mountain

Bogus Basin-fifth grade only

Brundage Mountain

Cottonwood Butte

Grand Targhee

Kelly Canyon

Little Ski Hill

Lookout Pass

Lost Trail

Magic Mountain

Pebble Creek

Pomerelle-fifth grade only

Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Silver Mountain

Snowhaven

Soldier Mountain

Sun Valley         

Tamarack

 

UTAH

Ski Utah offers the 5th and 6th grade Passport which provides free skiing and snowboarding to 5th and 6th grade students. 5th graders can ski or snowboard three times at each of Utah’s 14 resorts and 6th graders can ski or snowboard one time at each resort. There is a $45 flat rate processing fee. Discounts on lessons and equipment are also available.  For more information visit www.SkiUtah.com/Passport

 

Participating Resorts*

Alta Ski Area

Beaver Mountain

Brian Head Resort

Brighton

Cherry Peak

Deer Valley Resort

Eagle Point

Nordic Valley

Park City Mountain

Powder Mountain

Snowbasin Resort

Snowbird

Solitude Mountain Resort

Sundance Mountain Resort

 

*  Please check individual state websites as some ski area participation may have changed.