Kids Ski, Ride and Learn for Free at Killington in January

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 07 2004 - 10:36 AM

KILLINGTON, VT ??” This January, Killington celebrates the tradition of the family vacation by making it easier and more affordable to take children to the slopes. Children ages 4-18 can ski and take lessons for free when parents book a three-day, three-night or more midweek ski vacation including lodging and adult lift tickets. Kids will receive free lift tickets, rental equipment and half-day Perfect Turn instruction, including the Ministars, Superstars, Snowzone, Camp Free Ride and Learn to Ski and Snowboard programs. The offer is available on a one-child-per-adult basis.

“The January Kids’ Ski Week program is a great way for families to be able to spend some quality time together while developing their skills in a lifelong sport,” said Gillis Lynn, vice-president of brand management. “Family ski-week vacations often turn into winter traditions, as skiing is an activity that can be enjoyed by all members of the family and at every age.”

Killington has lots of ski-week activities planned to entertain children, including puppet and magic shows, fun races, ice cream sundae parties and more. “Our ski-week activities continue to delight families from all over the globe. Kids are mesmerized by the magic of the puppet show and love the friendly competition of the fun races,” said Josh Arneson, events manager.

Three-day, three-night midweek packages start at $199 per night for a family of two adults and two children. Packages include three nights’ lodging and three-day adult lift tickets. Children receive free three-day lift tickets, rental equipment and instruction. Taxes and gratuities are not included, and some restrictions apply. Price will vary based on occupancy and property selected. Four- and five-night midweek packages are also available. For reservations call toll-free (866) 809-9144.