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Sundown Mountain Children's Program

Children’s Programs

Kids Park (formerly SKIwee)

SKIwee is now known as Kids Park and for children ages 4 – 11. They love our high energy, creative lessons that make learning fun while teaching safety. The children’s program has more then doubled in the last 3 years. Our expanded Kids Park area conveyor lift and building expansion creates a perfect environment for the children to learn to ski or ride. You can purchase lesson sessions next door at the North Lodge. Advanced level children practice with their instructors on other appropriate slopes on the mountain. The instructors are outstanding!

KIDS PARK 4-SESSION WEEKEND LESSON

Parents visiting for a weekend or holiday, with children ages 4-11 can enroll their children in a 4-session program for 2 consecutive days. Morning session is 10 a.m. to Noon and afternoon session is 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.. Children have lunch with their parents and rejoin with them after the 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. session. Each session is progressive depending on the initial skills and ability level of the child. Children meet with the same instructor each session allowing for a more comfortable and friendly setting. Reservations are required. Call Sundown at 563-556-6676 Ext. 112 for reservations. Weekends and holidays only.
Price $180 (Includes Rental and Lift Tickets)

KIDS PARK 3 WEEK LEARN-TO-SKI OR SNOWBOARD PROGRAM

Especially designed for children 4 to 11 years of age. Whether your child wants to be a skier or boarder, the Learn to Ski or Ride program can give them the skills they need to have fun on the slopes all winter long. Classes are small and give attention to each child’s individual needs. SKIwee Kids Park instructors will meet with parent(s) and child before each session to answer any questions.  Contact the Group Sales office to register at (563) 556-6676 or (888) 747-3872 (extension 143).

Reservations and payment must be made at least one week prior to the start of the program.

Kids Park Learn to Ski or Board
3-Week
Lift Ticket, Lesson & Rental $85
Lift Ticket & Lesson (have own equipment) $70
Lesson Only (season passholder with own equipment) $60

Kids Park Registration Form: 3 Week LTS Program
PLEASE NOTE: Registration is not final until completed form with signature, along with payment is received.

PARENTAL GUIDES AND TIPS FOR CHILDREN

First and foremost you want your child’s experience on the slopes to be fun and safe. The following tips can make your child’s adventure on the slopes memorable and enjoyable.

Most children gain confidence quickly and feel success. You can enhance their experience:

  • Have your children view the ski/board lesson on our web site before they come
  • Purchase your child’s lesson session at the North Lodge, located next to the Kids Park building, in plenty of time to register and meet with the instructor before the session starts and tell your child you will meet them there after their session is over.
  • Children are naturally curious and anxious to learn. Try to keep the whole experience as a family adventure.
  • Dress in layers. As your children get warmer, or colder throughout the day, it is easy to adjust the number of layers they are wearing. Cotton clothing will absorb moisture and stay wet (and cold). An additional dry pair of socks, gloves/mittens, etc. will help. Please label their personal items.
    • Medium weight (athletic) wool socks.
    • Long Johns or nylon warm up pants.
    • Winter jacket or parka.
    • Tight knit hat/cap or ski/snowboard approved helmet.*
    • Warm mittens with water resistant cover and a long cuff.
    • Sunglasses or goggles for sunny days.
    • Sunscreen or chapstick.
  • Stop at the North lodge to warm up and have some hot chocolate by the fire.

*Helmet rental is also available in the Kids Park building.

Lids on Kids – visit the NSAA (National Ski Area Association) website to learn more about helmets and children.

Although every precaution is taken to ensure accuracy, errors or misunderstandings in price, quantity, and/or specifications may occur. We reserve the right to correct such errors.

Sundown Mountain
16991 Asbury Rd.
Dubuque, IA 52002
563-556-6676
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