4
| Deals |

Denver Parks & Rec offers Urban Riders Snowsports Club

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

If you know any teenagers in a local school or youth agency, check out the Urban Riders Snowsports Club: The Denver Parks & Recreation program is the best deal running this season.

For $50 a head, groups of 13 first-time skiers and snowboarders get five full days of riding at Winter Park, including Winter Park Ski & Ride School instruction, rental gear, and lift tickets, plus snowsport-industry related activities including job shadowing at Winter Park, visits to local snowboard manufacturers and gear retailers, and a volunteer service project.

I spent five of the best seasons of my life snowboarding on the East Coast with the teens I worked with as a teacher in Washington, DC through a similar program: If you have an opportunity to get on the mountain and help some young newbies get their first taste of winter adrenaline, go for it.

Contact Skyler Ruggles at outdoor.recreation@denver.org to get involved

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.