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Programs for Kids

AVSC Nordic Bill Koch League

Ages 5-13 // Aspen Snowmass

A fun, learn-to-ski cross country program. The emphasis is on fostering a love for the sport and enjoying winter in the Roaring Fork Valley.

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Children’s Learn to Ski Program

Offered Fridays from 1 to 2:30pm by the Grand Nordic Ski Club.The Kids Nordic Ski Program offers ski instruction for beginners and more accomplished skiers ages 5-9, skiing games, winter nature activities, and ends with a Nordic Ski Festival. The program will be offered in January and February. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to lessons. Equipment and trail pass are provided for the duration of the lesson.

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Crested Butte Nordic Team

Ages 3-18 // Crested Butte

The only outdoor after-school program in winter. We offer on-snow after school programs for athletes ages 3 to 18. From competitive nordic racing to biathlon, from fort building to skimo, the Crested Butte Nordic Team has a program for everyone.

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Kids, Tweens & Teens Programs

Ages 6+ // Vista Verde

The goal of our kids, tweens, and teens programs is to provide a safe, engaging program that lures kids in, but also allows families to take time to enjoy activities together. 

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Little Vikings Program

Ages 5-13 // Frisco Nordic

Little Vikings is a learn-to-cross country ski program presented by the Town of Frisco and Team Summit. The program is open to youth ages 5-12 and offers two, four-week sessions that meet afterschool at the Frisco Nordic Center. 

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Kids Ski Free

Aspen Snowmass

All Ages


Under 13

Eldora Resort

Under 4

Frisco Nordic

Under 13

Gold Run

Under 13

Keystone Resort

Under 12

Tennessee Pass

Under 6

Please inquire with the resort for full details on their kids ski free programs. An adult trail pass purchase may be required.

Fun for Everyone

Family Ski Lessons

Share the experience of learning to cross country ski with your family! Browse the resorts offering lessons to find the private or group lesson option that fits your needs.

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Snowcat Tours

Sit back, relax, and take in the gorgeous mountain scenery from the comfort of a heated snowcat.

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Snow Tubing

The whole family will enjoy the rush of zooming down the snow tubing hill at any of these 9 resorts.

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Sleigh Rides

Dashing through the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh is a relaxing way for all ages to enjoy Colorado’s Rocky Mountain scenery.

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Three snowshoers on the trails


Snowshoeing ideal for all ages and skill levels. If you can walk, you can snowshoe. Enjoy a leisurely stroll on groomed trails, explore the backcountry, or challenge yourself to an uphill climb.

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