Bolton Afterschool Ski & Ride Program

This long-standing program provides transportation to Bolton Valley and facilitates optional rental and lessons for all abilities. Upon dismissal, your student will gather their equipment, change, and check in with the volunteer chaperones prior to getting on the bus.

ADL & EMS Students

January 19, January 26, February 2, and February 9


School Dismissal-7pm

Informational meeting (virtual): 01/03/22 at 6 pm

Cancelation Deadline: 01/04/22 

Fleming (including Hiawatha and Summit 3rd graders) & Founders Students

January 21, January 28, February 4, and February 11


School Dismissal-8pm

Informational meeting (virtual): 01/03/22 at 6 pm

Cancelation Deadline: 01/04/22 

Cancelation Policy:

  • All registration cancelations are subject to a $20 cancelation fee.

  • Each session is 4 weeks long. There is no makeup date.

    • All cancelations will be made by 9 am the day of the program

    • Cancelations will occur if:    

      • Temperatures/wind chill is unsafe.

      • Any other unforeseen circumstances

  • In the instance of a cancelation participants will receive (according to their selected package):

    • Transportation credit from Essex Parks and Recreation

    • 4 hour weekday (non-holiday week) junior lift ticket

    • Equipment rental voucher

Bus Ride:

  • We are currently limiting the bus capacity to 34 participants and 2 chaperones per bus. 

  • In order to cover transportation costs, each bus requires a 28 participant enrollment minimum.

  • Facial coverings must be worn at all times.

  • Participants will follow all guidelines presented by Premier Coach

At Bolton: 

  • There are no indoor capacity restrictions however, groups are no longer designated indoor space, only outdoor.

    • Students may go indoors to warm up, use the bathroom and eat


  • Beginner level lessons will happen at 4:30 pm and level 4-5 will happen at 5:30 pm

    • Here is a link to the lesson level descriptions. Please note that after-school lessons are only provided up to level 5.


  • All belongings must stay on the bus except for lunch boxes and money for dinner. 

  • The cafeteria inside the lodge will re-open this year. The deli will also be open.


  • We regret increasing the cost of this program this year, however, we chose to hire Premier buses in order to keep the program running at the same time and in the same manner as years past.

  • Please contact our department to inquire about scholarships available for this program.


  • A fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, congestion or runny nose, sore throat, the new loss of taste or smell, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.

  • Had close contact in the last 14 days with a person confirmed to have COVID-19 or have recently traveled to counties requiring quarantine compliance.

Link to required waiver