What is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month (LSSM)?


Wouldn't you love to learn a new winter sport? Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month in January is a special time when many venues - ski resorts and shops - offer their best beginner learning deals. Of course, lessons from professional instructors are available all winter and we ALWAYS encourage children and adults to take lessons from the pros. We also encourage current skiers and snowboarders to improve their skills through lessons. This web site and partners' sites offer important information for beginners and current participants who want to improve.

(Photo Courtesy of Mountain Creek (NJ))


LSSM makes it easy for children and adults to find venues and learning programs that best suit them. Skiing and snowboarding are lifetime sports. Starting out smart – taking lessons, dressing to stay warm and fueling the body with sensible foods – is the first step. Current skiers and snowboarders can increase their expertise with more advanced lessons. If you love to ski or snowboard - SHARE the PASSION!


dsc02449_smallLSSM began in 2009, in a handful of states. Now more than 300 resorts in 34 states offer special learning programs during January. More than 500,000 have taken beginner lessons duing Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month and lessons are avilabe all winter long. Some states also offer learning programs for cross country skiing and snowshoeing as part of the initiative. 


Members of the snow sports industry, including national, regional and state associations, the industry trade media, retailers, rep and retail organizations, product suppliers·and individual resorts or companies want YOU to know what WE know. Partners are featured throughout this website and on bringafriend.org.


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