Ski and Snowboard School

Blizzard Ski and Snowboard School

Over 55 years of dedication to more enjoyable skiing through competent instruction, and attentive supervision

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Chicagoland Snowsports For Young People, Ages 8 to 18

Blizzard Ski & Snowboard School provides the best opportunity for young people in Chicagoland to ski and snowboard safely, with skill and confidence. And of course, a chance for outdoor winter fun every week!!

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Two Trips for our Club Members

March 15, 2018, 12:02 a.m.

We have two trips this weekend for our club members. The weekend favorite to Granite Peak, and a the regular trip to Wilmot. While we have puc=shed the Granite Peak back to later in March, we expected that Wilmot would not have enough snow to sustain a regular weekly trip. Boy, were we wrong. Probably the best snow of the season still awaits us at Wilmot. Unfortunately, the Wilmot trip is not wothout its challenges. School calendars and new seasonal sports are limiting our member attendance along with the lack of bus availability. Since we have less kids going to Granite Peak than we anticipated, we could move one of the reserved buses to the weekly Wilmot trip. With the very low attendance from the River Forest route, we are consolidating the two main routes into one with only the two stops - River Forest and Lincoln Park. See your weekly email from Blizzard for more details.

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Become a Blizzard member!
Membership fee includes:

  • New member orientation
  • Special program for new beginners
  • Special program for advanced members
  • Ski/Snowboard lessons
  • Weekly communication and newsletter
  • Membership card
  • Blizzard pin and shoulder patches
  • Optional weekend trip
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Steps to Sign Up for 2017-2018 Season

  1. Login or Sign Up: if you have a login from previous years, it should work on the new site.
  2. Update your user profile, making sure contact details and other information are current.
  3. Update or add family members as Blizzard students. Note that all Membership Fees, Trip Reservations, and equipment rentals made from Wilmot are purchased for a student on record in the system, so you need to fill this information first before paying membership fees.
  4. Confirm your medical insurance and waiver information. You will not be able to go on to pay membership fees without digitally signing the waiver. Entering your full name in the waiver form constitutes your digital signature.
  5. Pay membership fees for all members that will be participating this year. As in previous years, we are using PayPal for payment processing. You don't have to have a PayPal account in order to pay through their service, although signing up for one can make the checkout process faster and easier.

As always, if there any questions, please contact us. Enjoy the season!

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We have Zero Tolerance for disrespectful or inappropriate behavior on a bus or at the Mountain towards fellow members, supervisors or others. Our goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment in which everyone can build a lifetime love of snowsports!

Questions? Give us a call or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible!