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Ski Snow Valley

School Program Arrival Procedures

Most of our school program groups arrive by bus. Review our arrival procedures for skiers & snowboarders or snow tubers and snowshoers to ensure a quick and easy arrival process for you and your students. Not arriving by bus? Please have a rendez-vous area with your students & parent helpers on the second floor of the chalet.

Do you have the following?

  1. Confirmation Sheet
  2. Signed copy of Snow Valley Consent form for all students
  3. Rental List(s)

Skiers & Snowboarders

Important
Students remain on the bus!

Tickets
Teacher/supervisor proceed to the Snow School Desk in the main lobby with Confirmation Sheet & copies of the Snow Valley Consent forms to obtain tickets. Students must affix their lift tickets prior to departing the bus.

Procedure & Safety Talk
Snow Valley staff board buses to explain important organizational and safety procedures.

Departing the Bus
School enters the chalet as a group using the School/Group Entrance. Schools not arriving by bus affix lift tickets prior to entering the rental area as a group with their school coordinators. Non-renters please leave equipment outside, and place bags in the Picnic Room.

Rental Shop
Snow Valley staff and teachers/supervisors take students renting equipment to the Guest Service area for instruction and a short explanation of the rental procedure before getting equipment. Students renting will need to know their weight/height/age. Assign Teacher/Supervisor to equipment sign-out desks to record equipment rentals. They'll require your Rental Lists.

Personal Effects 
Coin lockers and storage bunks are in the rental shop. We highly recommend storing valuable materials including expensive shoes in our coin lockers. Snow Valley is not responsible for any missing personal effects.

Stripe Testing & Lessons
Skiers and Snowboarders take a "Stripe Test." Beginner students start lessons immediately after leaving the rental shop. Novice to Advanced students are informed of lesson times and meeting place on the bus and at the "Stripe Test."
Teachers/On Hill Supervisors need to sign Exclusion of Liability-Assumption of Risk form at the Snow School Desk to receive an Orange Stripe

Tubers & Snowshoers

Important
Students remain on the bus!

Tickets
Teacher/supervisor proceed to the Ticket Counter in the Tubing Chalet to with Confirmation Sheet & copies of the Snow Valley Consent forms to obtain tickets. Students must affix their lift tickets prior to departing the bus.

Departing the Bus
School enters the chalet as a group.
Schools not arriving by bus must affix lift tickets prior to watching the safety video as a group.

Procedure & Safety Video
Snow Valley Staff will share information with students & staff as a group. They will also be viewing a short safety video.

Helmets
Schools requiring helmets for tubing will be fitted with helmets by our staff.
Assign Teacher/Supervisors to record helemt rental in designated area. They'll require your Rental Lists.

Snowshoe Rentals
Snow Valley staff will escort students to snowshoe rental area to be fitted for their snowshoes.

Personal Effects
Limited number of coin lockers are available. Snow Valley is not responsible for any missing personal effects.

Geocaching/Math & Science Option
Snow Valley Staff will provide kits along with a tutorial on our educational program.

We look forward to working with you to ensure the complete success of your schools winter sport outing at Snow Valley!