Outdoor Programs

Enjoy the natural resources of Southwest Virginia by joining Montgomery County Parks and Recreation on an outdoor adventure! We offer programs including raft tours, kayaking, rock climbing, zip line, snow tubing, and more. Find information about our annual Rowdy Dawg mountain bike race, the New River Paddle Fishing Tournament, and Kids' Fishing Day.


Learn to Ski and Board 2021

Here is your chance to learn how to ski or board for an incredible price! If you have participated in this program in previous years, please read carefully as there are some changes. 

Program Details

The Learn to Ski and Board program includes the following:

  • Five sessions of skiing or boarding - valid any day of the week except Saturday
  • Full mountain lift ticket valid from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Three 90 minute group lessons (optional)
  • All rentals included
  • Valid for ages eight and older

Cost - $160

Must be purchased by January 28, 2021.

Equipment Rentals

Equipment will be picked up the first session and kept through the season by the participant. All equipment must be returned to Winterplace no later than March 7, 2021.

Lesson Times

Lessons are held daily at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Popular lesson times/days fill up quickly.

How to Register

Visit the Winterplace Snow Club website to register. The username is winterplace, and you do not need a password. Click "Log in". Read over the welcome information and click "I Agree". Scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for the 5-Week Program | Session 2. Click "Buy Now" to select your number of tickets, and follow the prompts.


Montgomery County
Government Center
755 Roanoke St., Ste. 1E
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-6975
Fax: (540) 382-4596
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Hours: Mon.-Fri.,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.