Keep your kids active this winter with skiing & snowboarding at over 150+ ski areas

One of Canada’s easiest ways to get kids healthy and active this winter is now available.  The Canadian Ski Council’s Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass is available online and is an unbeatable offer: skiing and snowboarding for kids (in grade 4 or 5), three times at each of the 150+ ski areas, for only $29.95.

SnowPass Advantage: “Introducing children to skiing and snowboarding at an early age gives them lifetime access to these healthy winter sports,” says Patrick Arkeveld, President and CEO of the Canadian Ski Council. “It keeps them away from electronics and gets them off the couch where they can be outside and active during the winter months. Better yet, skiing and snowboarding are sports kids can do with the whole family for a lifetime.”

How It Works: The Canadian Ski Council’s SnowPass provides children in grades 4 and 5 (or born in 2004 or 2005) with three lift passes for each participating ski area, providing them with an opportunity to ski or snowboard hundreds of times over the winter season.

Applying is Easy: To sign up for your very own SnowPass, visit www.snowpass.ca (or www.passeportdesneiges.ca) for French speaking applicants), where you’ll be able to upload your child’s picture, proof of age, and pay the $29.95 administration fee. If you’d prefer to mail in your application, we have a printed option as well. Just make sure to fill out the form and mail it to the Canadian Ski Council, along with a photo, proof of age, and a cheque payment. SnowPasses will be mailed in late November, in time for the December 1st SnowPass start date. SnowPass applications were also distributed to most Canadian elementary schools.

Where it Works:  The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass is a national program and is valid at over 150 ski areas across Canada, including 31 ski areas in British Columbia, 19 in Alberta, 1 in Saskatchewan, 2 in Manitoba, 32 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 the 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.

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The Canadian Ski Council is a national, not-for-profit ski and snowboard organization whose mandate is to increase participation in recreational skiing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing in Canada. The Canadian Ski Council was founded in 1977.

For more information on the Grade 4 and 5 SnowPass program, contact the Canadian Ski Council, tel: 1-877-736-1117, e-mail: [email protected], web: www.skicanada.org