Puffins

Whether your young one has never been on skis, is skiing the whole mountain, or is somewhere in-between, our Puffin program provides a fun learning experience! Children are placed in small groups based on their age and ability level for this 4-5x lesson series..  Specially trained children’s instructors provide on-snow learning through fun, play and adventure! Discovery abounds, the fun is endless!

If you are interested in a Child Group Lesson (ages 4-6) and packages that include lift, lesson and rental equipment, please click here.  

December Vacation session

 

Day Dates Lesson Times Open/Closed
 Mon. - Thurs. Dec. 28, 29, 30, 31 9:00 - 10:00 am CLOSED
Mon. - Thurs.  Dec. 28, 29, 30, 31 11:30 am - 12:30 pm  CLOSED
Mon. - Thurs. Dec. 28, 29, 30, 31  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  CLOSED
Registration Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015

Weekend sessions starting in January

Day Dates Lesson Times Open/Closed
Sat. Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6 9:00 - 10:00 am CLOSED
Sat. Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6 11:30 am – 12:30 pm CLOSED
Sat.  Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CLOSED
Sat.   Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm  CLOSED
Sun. Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7 9:00 - 10:00 am OPEN
Sun.  Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7 11:30 am - 12:30 pm  CLOSED
Sun.   Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm OPEN 
Sun. Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb. 7 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm  OPEN 
Registration Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015

Weekend sessions starting in February

Day Dates Lesson Times Open/Closed
Sat. Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12 9:00 - 10:00 am CLOSED
Sat. Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12 11:30 am - 12:30 pm OPEN
Sat.  Feb. 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  CLOSED
Sat.  Feb 13, 20, 27, March 5, 12 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm  OPEN 
Sun. Feb. 14, 21, 28, March 6, 13 9:00 - 10:00 am OPEN
Sun.   Feb. 14, 21, 28, March 6, 13 11:30 am - 12:30 pm  OPEN 
Sun.  Feb. 14, 21, 28, March 6, 13 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm OPEN
Sun.  Feb. 14, 21, 28, March 6, 13 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm  OPEN 
Registration Deadline: Feb. 1, 2016

January Weekday sessions

Day Dates Lesson Times Open/Closed
Tue. Jan. 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2 1:00 - 2:00 pm OPEN
Weds. Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3 1:00 - 2:00 pm OPEN
Thurs. Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4 9:00 - 10:00 am OPEN
Thurs. Jan. 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4 1:00 - 2:00 pm OPEN
Fri. Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5 9:00 - 10:00 am OPEN
Registration Deadline: Dec. 21, 2015

February Weekday sessions

Day Dates Lesson Times Open/Closed
Tue. Feb. 9, 23, March 1, 8 1:00 - 2:00 pm OPEN
Weds. Feb. 10, 24, March 2, 9 1:00 - 2:00 pm OPEN
Thurs. Feb. 11, 25, March 3, 10 9:00 - 10:00 am OPEN
Thurs. Feb. 11, 25, March 3, 10 1:00 - 2:00 pm OPEN
Fri. Feb. 12, 26, March 4, 11 9:00 - 10:00 am OPEN
Registration Deadline: Jan. 25, 2016


Description Vacation Prices (4x) Weekday Prices (4x) Weekend Prices (5x)
Lessons & Lift Pass (8 hour) $224 $224 $280
Season Passholder Lessons $192 $192 $240
Ski Rental (8 hour) $92 $92 $115
 

Program Protection Policy (available only at time of program purchase)

Ski Sundown will reimburse the cost of your program on a prorated basis in the event of injury/sickness which prevents you from completing the program. Refund requests must be received prior to end of season. Injury or illness must be confirmed by letter from a licensed physician. The cost of a Protection Policy is 5% of the purchase price of your program. If you decline the Protection Policy and should be unable to complete the program for any reason, you will not be entitled to a refund.

There is limited enrollment and most sessions fill up prior to Registration Deadlines. Don't delay, sign up today! The programs have minimum age requirements; proof of age in the form of a birth certificate may be required.

If you are interested in a program that is CLOSED, call the Welcome Center at 860-379-7669 ext. 211.  There may still be availability depending on the participant's skill level.

In addition to our Kids Vacation, Weekend and Weekday Programs, Ski Sundown offers group lessons on a "walk-in" basis daily, including during December Vacation  (December 24 - January 1) and February Vacation Week (February 15-19) for children ages 4 and older of any skill level. For more information see Lessons & Packages.

Purchasing by Mail

Please click here to download the Program Application & Agreement forms, complete and sign them, and fax them to (860) 379-1853 or mail them to Ski Sundown, PO Box 208, New Hartford, CT 06057.