Pats Peak Kids Skiing

Learn To Ski and Ride Program Registration Open


Students experience a 5-Week Series program and a Bonus Day at Pats Peak, Waterville Valley and Bretton Woods

Henniker, NH, October 11, 2023 – Pats Peak, southern New Hampshire’s local mountain, has opened registration for their Learn to Ski and Ride Program. The Learn to Ski and Ride program offers lift access and lessons for all levels along with affordable rental packages.

This program is a five-week series for pre-scheduled groups with lessons for one-hour of instruction during their scheduled day and time along with lift access on that day. Students must sign up through their school or recreation center coordinator in order to participate in this program. To create a new program, call the Pats Peak Snowsports School at 603-428-3245.

The Pats Peak Learn to Ski and Ride Open Program is available for individual sign-ups, offering a choice for students (ages 6-17) who wish to participate in the Pats Peak Learn to Ski and Ride Program, but cannot join a pre-scheduled program for any reason. Students can choose Monday through Thursday for first session and Thursday and Friday for second session. To register, call (603) 428-3245.

Classes are kept a maximum of 8 students with personalized classes. Beginner through advanced classes are available for both skiing and snowboarding, as well as a popular Freestyle class, which teaches the students how to use the terrain park and its features safely. A Lift Only option is available for skiers or riders who are Level 5 or above that do not wish to take a lesson but wish to participate in the program. Students must be at least six years old by 1/1/24 and in first grade in order to participate. Classes start on the scheduled day starting Tuesday, January 2, 2024 for Session 1 and on Thursday, February 15, 2024 for Session 2. Discounted Weekday Parent Tickets and Parent Frequent User Cards are available for parents/guardians.

An exciting benefit for students who participate in the Pats Peak Learn to Ski and Ride Program is a Bonus Day at Pats Peak, Waterville Valley and Bretton Woods, offering (1) one free lift ticket to ski/ride at their mountain, valid Monday, February 26, 2024 through the end of their respective ski season. There is no additional cost for this benefit to the program.

“This program has been part of Pats Peak for over 60 years. We love being able to teach so many kids how to ski and snowboard. We are happy to continue our NH Ski and Ride Bonus to give students extra days to have fun skiing or snowboarding at Pats Peak, Bretton Woods and Waterville Valley,”, said John Pawlak, Snowsports Director at Pats Peak.

The Pats Peak Snowsports School strives to provide their students with only the highest quality of instruction. Every lesson is geared toward the student’s age and ability, while providing a fun-learning environment. Instruction is based on the American Teaching System, a method used by the PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) and AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors), a proven method for developing and refining skills.

For more information and to register for the Learn to Ski and Ride Program: For any questions, call (603) 428-3245.