We are in the thick of the holiday season with Christmas being less than two weeks away! If you’re looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for a Grade 4 or 5 in your life, then be sure to check out the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass program!

Your kids have never skied or snowboarded before? No problem! It is the perfect time to get them started. And the Canadian Ski Council has everything you need to make it easy and affordable for them to learn. For just $29.95, you can pick up the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass for your child and receive three free lift tickets for each participating ski area. With 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 easy and any child in grade 4 or 5 is eligible (or those born in 2005 or 2006). Just visit www.snowpass.ca, upload your child’s picture and proof of age, enter your method of payment and presto, your child’s personalized SnowPass will be mailed directly to your home in days.

If this is your child’s or your first time skiing or snowboarding, the Canadian Ski Council has you covered too!  Sign up for a Discover Learn to Ski or Snowboard lesson 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 Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass is a national program and is valid at 150 ski areas across Canada, including 31 ski areas in British Columbia, 21 in Alberta, 1 in Saskatchewan, 2 in Manitoba, 29 in Ontario, 57 in Quebec, 8 in Atlantic Canada, and 1 in the Yukon. So no matter where you live, everyone can take advantage of this fantastic offer. To see a full list of participating ski areas, please visit: www.snowpass.ca.

Grade 4 and 5 SnowPass information and applications are available online at www.snowpass.ca or www.passeportdesneiges.ca. Sign up today so you have the SnowPass for Christmas.

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For more information on the Grade 4 and 5 SnowPass program, contact the Canadian Ski Council by telephone at 905-856-4754 or email at [email protected]