SOURCE: Canadian Ski Council


January 22, 2015 14:10 ET

Family Day Is Fast Approaching. Are You Looking for Ideas on How to Spend the Day Together Building New Memories?

Pick Up a Grade 4 and 5 SnowPass for Your Child and Show Them How Fun Skiing and Snowboarding Can Be

Woodbridge, ON--(Marketwired - January 22, 2015) - Family Day is Monday February 9th in British Columbia and Monday February 16th in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario, and it's a much-needed winter break. Canadians don't have another long weekend until early April and everyone is brainstorming ways to make the most of this mini-vacation, which begs the question: why not spend Family Day as originally intended … together as a family? What better way to spend Family Day than bundling up the children and hitting the slopes together!

The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass team wants to help your family get outside and active this Family Day, and with the SnowPass it's never been easier. The SnowPass provides children in grade 4 or 5 with three lift passes at each of the 150+ ski areas all across Canada.

Skiing and snowboarding are two of Canada's most exciting winter sports. They are healthy and fun ways to spend time together as a family. What if your children haven't been skiing or snowboard before? No problem! The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass program was created to make it easy and affordable for parents to get their kids skiing and snowboarding.

Getting a SnowPass is easy and registration is open to any child in grade 4 or 5 (or born in 2004 or 2005). To register for a SnowPass you can visit, where you will be able to upload your child's picture and proof of age, and enter your method of payment. Your personalized SnowPass will be mailed directly to your home in a matter of days. Apply online today to ensure that you receive your child's SnowPass in time for Family Day. With over 150 participating ski areas to choose from, there are literally hundreds of opportunities to ski and snowboard for free! For a full list of participating ski areas, please visit

Whether you apply online or mail it in, the SnowPass costs only $29.95, taxes included.

Get your child's SnowPass today and spend Family Day outside on our great Canadian slopes!

The Canadian Ski Council is a national, not-for-profit ski and snowboard organization whose mandate is to increase participation in recreational skiing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing in Canada. The Canadian Ski Council was founded in 1977.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Patrick Arkeveld
    President & CEO
    Canadian Ski Council