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Ski Programs - ages 2.5-3 years

Choices for all ages: 6 weeks to 3 years old2.5 to 3 years old 3 to 4 years old 5 to 6 years old 7 to 10 years old 11 to 15 years old 16 to 20 years old

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Little Rascals on Snow Progam

Little Rascals on Snow

Introduction to skiing and snowboarding for 2 1/2 year olds at our Riglet Park and Snow Playground

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Please read the following programming descriptions carefully.
Changes have been made to program age eligibility, timing, and meeting locations.
Please be aware that as further information is made available by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA), Vermont Ski Areas Association (VSAA), other state and federal agencies, and Smugglers' Notch, programming details may need to be further amended.

All participants and instructors will be required to wear masks when closer than 6 feet. Guests will be able to ride the lifts with their travel group only. When in a lesson if no one from their travel group is present they will ride the chairlift by themselves. Adults can ride the lift with their children while their child is in a lesson, if needed. All participants in Snow Sport University programs will be required to adhere to the
Vermont State Travel Guidelines, and will be asked COVID-19 health questions at line up. Participants are also required to fill out a release form online. A link to the release form will be available in late November.

Daily program registration is currently on hold.
We will post updated registration information when it is available.

Please note: These Snow Sport University options for you and your family may continue to be updated. For up-to-date information on the following Snow Sport University options, due to Covid-19 restrictions, please check back.

Available December 11, 2020 - April 4, 2021
Little Rascals on Snow

On-Snow Instruction for Toddlers

Our Little Rascals on Snow program introduces 2 1/2-3 year olds to the fun of skiing and snowboarding. Kids learn about the equipment through exploration and play. Parents help with the basic needs of their little skier/rider, while instructors offer instruction and tips for parents to continue the learning process together.

At Smugglers’ Notch Resort, children as young as 2½ can learn how to ski or snowboard in an introductory program. In this video, TREASURES director Shelly Schaffer offers words of wisdom as well as clothing tips to parents who are eager to introduce their young child to skiing.

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Our young Smugglers' will enjoy this introduction to skiing and riding at our specially designed Tree House and snow playground. One adult is included in the price of this fun 2 hour session where instructors will teach your child while teaching you how to keep the learning experience fun!

Little Rascals on Snow

Join us for a 2-hour Session!

We've found a way to teach children as young as 2 1/2 years old, and still in diapers, to love the sport of skiing as much as we do. The secret? Let them play with the equipment until their curiosity is piqued.

   2020-2021 Non-holiday rate:
   10:00 am 2-hour Session: $85 for both parent & child
   1:00 pm 2-hour Session : $59 for both parent & child
   2020-2021 Holiday* rate:
   10:00 am 2-hour Session: $105 for both parent and child
   1:00 pm 2-hour Session: $79 for both parent & child
   Pre-registration is required. An adult must attend the lesson with the child.

*Holiday time periods: December 26, 2020-January 1, 2021, January 16-18, 2021 & February 13-21, 2021.

Discounts are available when families purchase our Mountain Experience Package.

The Little Rascals on Snow program meets at the Riglet Park & Snow Playground. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the session.

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