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SKI NY Passport Program Offers Free Lift Tickets for 3rd and 4th Graders for the 23-24 Season
More Ski Areas Accepting the Passport Anytime!


JAMESVILLE, NY (September 28, 2023) – SKI NY aims to introduce more kids to skiing and snowboarding with its Ski & Ride Passport Program, which offers free lift tickets for 3rd and 4th Graders with an adult ticket purchase.

Since the 1999-2000 ski season, the SKI NY Passport Program has introduced thousands of kids to alpine winter sports. This year, there are more ski areas that will be accepting the program during holiday periods, see for the full list of 20 plus participating ski areas.

“This program is key to the future of the sport of skiing and offers a great way to start,” said Scott Brandi, President of SKI NY.

The Ski & Ride Passport Programs is available all season long with a processing fee of $41 per Passport, per child. Parents must apply online at and can ski the next day as the Passport is electronically delivered once processed via email to the parent.

The Ski & Ride Passport Programs aims to grow the sport of skiing for future alpine skiers and riders. SKI NY is working the National Ski Areas Association to bring more people into the sport. Find out more at

About SKI NY
Ski Areas of New York, Inc. is dedicated to the continued growth of the New York snow sports industry by working on behalf of its membership to promote fair legislation, develop marketing programs, create educational opportunities, and enhance the public awareness of snow sports throughout the State and region.  Connect with SKI NY online at,, and

SKI NY Ski and Ride Passport Program