Skiing & Snowboarding

  • Ski hill with Chair lift adn Snow Blowing.  SIngle Skiier coming down hill

    2019/2020 After School Ski & Snowboard Programs

    Tuesday, Dec 10th Canceled due to Extreme cold temps.  Make up session will be held on Tuesday, Mar 3rd.


    Get set to hit the slopes this winter with Community Education's after-school Ski and Snowboard program for students in grades 6-12! Ride to a local ski hill on coach buses. Community Ed will be offering sessions on both Monday and Tuesday evenings and three Family nights.    

    New this season - we will be going to Wild Mountain located in Taylors Falls.
    we will continue to offer 8 sessions, on Mondays or Tuesdays afterschool. Registration will be begin on August 1st.  The rate will be $240 for the 8 sessions, and $110 to ski pass holders that need transportation only.  
    Wild Mountain also offering a leasing option for rentals
    Size <130 = $150 plus $150 deposit >140 = $200 plus $200 deposit.  Helmet and poles not included.  Helmet (Purchase) = $34.99 Pole lease = $19.99  ( Note - rental is $17 per night ) 

    Students: 6-12 grade

    Price: $240* Lift Tickets and Transportation

               $110**Transportation Only - must complete a paper registration form, and attach a copy of the their ski pass. 

    Dates: Monday or Tuesday evenings or both (additional $240)

    • Mondays - Dec 9, 16, Jan 6, 13, 27, Feb 3, 10 & 24  (Mar 2nd make up date if needed)
    • Tuesdays- Dec  17, Jan 7, 14, 28, Feb 4, 11 & 25  ( Dec 10th canceled due to cold temp, make up Mar 3rd)


    • Registration: Opens August 1, 2019 and closes December 2, 2019, note if buses fill before Dec 2nd, students will be put on a wait list
    • (after Dec 2nd, there will be a $20 late fee, space will be limited)

    Two Yoth in Snowboard Gear Riding lift with Blue ski and Clouds in the background

    *Price includes:  8 lift tickets, ski corral, 1 lesson/assessment and motocoach transportation to and from Ski Area.  (Buses may be combined with another school)  Students are strongly encourged to use the Ski Corral.

    **Transportation only for season passholder is $110.00 (season passholders will need to complete a registration form, and return with a copy of the 2019/2020 pass.  Form can be returned to students school or the Community office location at District Center.  Online registration is not available for season passholders)

    Equipment Rental: Equipment rental at Wild Mountain,  if needed for Ski/Ski-board/Snowboard is $17.00, helmets included but not mandatory. A $5.00 charge to switch to different equipment on the same night.

    Parent Chaperones are Needed! You don't have to ski, we are looking for Chalet only chaperones too.Without chaperones there is no ski program. Buses are chaper-oned by Mounds View District parents. Chaperones help take attendance and maintain order on buses. Additional responsibilities posted on our website. Chaperones will receive a free lift ticket, rental equipment and lesson each night. It is preferred that chaperones commit for all 8 weeks. As with all school volunteers, a routine background check will be required. Contact the ski supervisor at your child’s school for information.

    View the Chaperone Responsibilities

    Chaperone Background Check Form

    Program Rules

    • ALL students must participate in ski lesson/assessment the first night of ski.
    • Students are responsible for being on time and riding their assigned bus, both to the ski area and back to school.
    • Parents are responsible for picking up injured students at ski area or medical facility as determined by Ski Patrol and being contacted by the Ski Program Supervisor.
    • There will be no changing of days, during the season.
    • Students not registered with the program may not substitute for a student who is in the program.
    • Students are forbidden to use cigarettes, alcohol or non-prescribed drugs.
    • Students are expected to follow all school and ski area rules while participating in the Ski/snowboard program.  Any student not obeying all rules and regulations will be dropped from the program immediately and may need to be picked up from the ski area by their parents.  No refunds will be made to students dropped from the program for disciplinary reasons.

    Program Terms and Conditions

    What Does The Price Include: Motor coach transportation to ski area and back to school, lesson/assessment the first night of ski, lift tickets & ski corral. Additional lessons and clinics available free of charge.

    Transportation: Buses depart after school. Students must ride the bus both to and from ski aea. Student may not be dropped off or picked up from the ski area by parents, friends, etc. No exceptions will be made. All buses reload between 8:15—8:30 p.m. Students will be dropped off at their school by 9:30 p.m. Students are responsible for transportation home from school. Please arrange to have a ride waiting at school by 9:15 p.m. School buildings may not be open when the buses return, so phones may not be available. (Note: Buses may be combined with another school.)

    Ski Equipment: Each school will have a designated storage area where students may leave their equipment the day of ski. Students may not bring ski equipment on school buses coming to school and must be driven if they are transporting equipment. Students are strongly encouraged to use the complimentary Ski corral.

    Wild Mtn Ski Pass: Students that have an Wild Mtn Ski Pass may register for transportation only for $110.00. Online registration is not available for ski pass, you must submit a registration form. Along with your registration form and payment you must include a copy of your 2018/2019 Season Pass, (a ski pass application is not acceptable). You must have the pass at the time of registration or you will pay the full $240. No exceptions!

    Valuables: Students are encouraged to leave all valuables at home. Bus doors do not lock and may be left unattended. Rental lockers will be available. Community Education will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

    Refunds: There will be NO REFUNDS issued after the start of each session. Medical refunds during the session the student is registered for must be documented by a physician’s note. Families are responsible to check for conflicts including band, orchestra, choir concerts and any other school activities in which attendance is mandatory. There will be no individual make-ups or refunds for missed nights of skiing.

    Scholarships: This is a voluntary activity and scholarships are not available for the After School Ski Program.

    Cold Weather Cancellation: When the National Weather Service’s noon forecast predicts temperatures at –20F or colder for the afternoon or evening and/or bus company, Washington or Chisago County Sherriff or ski area reports unsafe conditions, the ski program will be cancelled that day and rescheduled for the end of the session. For updated information call the Ski Hotline 651-621-7484 after 12:00 noon on the day in question.

    Family Ski Nights:  Sunday Mar 8th - just added! Two CHildren POsing on Ski hill one with Ski's one with SNow Board

    You asked and we responded!   Bring the whole crew for Family Ski Day!   March 8th is available from opening to close - lift ticket prices are $21.50 per person.  Under age 5 is Free.  All registration for March 8th will be done online with Wild Mountain.  Note:  You must pre-register for this event.   If you're not on the list, Wild Mtn will not be able to offer you the discounted price. 

     Rental equipment is available at the discounted price of $17.  Lessons are available for $6 per person, (must be age 8 or older) Meal special are also being offered for $9.50 per person.   Please register online with Wild Mountain for rental, lessons or meal special  Click on registration link provided

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