School Groups


A snowsports education – and a great value

  • Parents: There’s no better way for kids to learn skiing and riding than to make it a natural extension of their education. Wachusett’s Student Ski & Snowboard program does just that.
  • Discounts: Save $5 on a COW Card good for food, retail and more. Starting 3.1.20: Get 50% off Lift Tickets, lessons, rentals with Student Badge or Season Pass. Season Pass also good for discounts at participating ski areas, MTNside Ski & Ride shop, and more.
  • Badge or Season Pass Insurance: Get your card replaced if unable to participate due to unexpected circumstance.

Lessons for all levels

  • Beginners and novices (Levels 1-4): Lessons are required. See Class Level description when ordering the lesson online. Beginners are not allowed to join the program after the first session.
  • Intermediate to advanced: Lessons are also available and recommended.


  • Rent: Packages (skis/poles/boots or snowboard/boots and helmets) are available for your program – or the full season. Or, BYO: Be sure to mark your gear with NAME, SCHOOL, and PHONE NUMBER.

Eligibility, Start date, & Signup

  • Eligibility: Students in grades 3 and up, plus teachers and parents of those students. Family members only eligible if participating in Recreation Dept and YMCA programs.
  • Start date: The 6 and 8-week sessions starts Thursday 1.2.20. No program on 1.20.20 or 2.17-21.20.
  • Signup: Contact your program coordinator for details, bus fee, and Access Code. Bus fees must be paid to receive Access Code. If Wachusett provides your bus, sign up with your coordinator first to get the Code.  Order by 12.4.19 for best price. Some schools may have earlier deadlines.

Getting there

  • The coordinator arranges transportation to the mountain. Most programs include bus fees. These fees are part of the program regardless of whether you use the bus or not. An extra bus fee may be required if enrollment is low.


2019 SIGN-UPS CLOSED- Please see your Coordinator


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