The City has ski and snowboard centres at Centennial Park and Earl Bales Park.

Centennial Park Ski and Snowboard Centre has:

  • one learning area: no lift, walk up only, preschool and guardians only
  • one main hill: two runs, carpet lift

Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre has:

  • one beginner hill: rope tow, all ages
  • one main hill: three runs that start at the top of the hill, take one chairlift back up to the top

The ski season is scheduled to begin January 1 and ends mid-March, but is weather and snowfall dependent.

 

Find out if the slopes are open, closed or have a service alert by visiting the specific centre page:

Ski and snowboard lessons are offered at both facilities. Learn how to register for recreation programs or register on eFun.

Ski

Snowboard

Main Hill

  • Main hills
    • two runs at Centennial Park
    • three runs at Earl Bales
  • Includes chairlift at Earl Bales or Carpet Lift at Centennial
  • Beginner Hill at Earl Bales or Learning Hill at Centennial

Lift Ticket Prices

Age Group One-Hour Two-Hour Three-Hour Four-Hour All Day
18 years and younger $17.00 $21.00 $26.50 $30.00 $40.00
19+ years $21.00 $26.50 $30.00 $35.00 $40.00
60+ years $17.00 $21.00 $26.50 $30.00 $40.00

Use of the rope tow/learning area is $13.00 per day for all ages

Season Snow Pass

All season snow passes:

  • provide access to Main Hills/Rope Tow/Learning Area
  • include access to the chairlift at Earl Bales and the carpet lift at Centennial Park

Full Season Snow Pass

  • Can be used Monday to Sunday, open to close
  • Can be used at both Ski and Snowboard Centres

Weekday Day Season Snow Pass

  • Can be used Monday to Friday only, open to 4 p.m.
  • Does not include weekends
  • Can be used at both Ski and Snowboard Centres

Night Season Snow Pass

  • Can be used Monday to Sunday, 4 p.m. to close
  • Can be used at both Ski and Snowboard Centres
Age Group Full Season
(All hours of operation)
Weekday Day Season Pass
Monday to Friday
(open until 4 p.m.)
Night Season Pass
Monday to Sunday
(4 p.m. to close)
18 years and younger $435.50 $211.50 $211.50
19+ years $502.50 $270.00 $270.00
60+ years $251.25 $135.00 $135.00
Family Pass $858.50

A $48 non-resident fee is applied to all Season Snow Passes.

How to Buy

Season snow passes are available to buy in-person at both centres. Hours may vary.

Payments via American Express, Visa, MasterCard, debit, cash or cheque are accepted.

Best Value

For participants in a four or eight-week program, get a season snow pass for $291.50.

Lost Snow Passes

A $12 replacement fee is charged for lost passes.

Rules and Waiver Information

  • Skiers and snowboarders must have a valid Snow Pass and are required to read and understand the waiver/release
  • Participants under 18 years of age must have the release of liability waiver signed by a parent/guardian
  • Walking on the slopes is prohibited

A valid Snow Pass or Lift Ticket is required to rent ski or snowboard equipment.

Rates/Fees

Equipment One-hour Two-hour Three-hour Four-hour All Day
Full Ski set $19.50 $22.00 $24.50 $29.00 $36.50
Skis only $17.00 $19.50 $22.00 $26.50 $29.00
Poles only $14.00 $14.00 $14.00 $14.00 $14.00
Boots only $14.00 $16.00 $18.50 $21.00 $24.50
Full Snowboard set $19.50 $22.00 $24.50 $29.00 $36.50
Snowboard only $17.00 $19.50 $21.50 $26.00 $28.50
Helmet $6.00 $6.00 $6.00 $6.00 $6.00
  • A caregiver must rent on behalf of users under 18 years of age and must read, understand and sign a Release of Liability Waiver
  • Rental equipment is available during regular business hours, weekends and holidays
  • Equipment is available as first come, first served
  • A security deposit is required:
    • $300 per person or $600 for a maximum of four people
    • $50 per person for helmets only
    • Cash or credit card is accepted and the Credit Card owner’s signature is required
  • Interac pre-authorizations are not available
  • One piece of valid government-issued photo identification is required to rent equipment

Helmets and Hill Safety

  • Helmets are required for all participants registered in lessons and are highly recommended for all patrons.
  • Helmets must be an approved (EN 1077 Standard) ski or snowboard helmet
  • For the safety of all patrons and participants, proper ski/snowboard equipment must be worn on any of the hills or on-snow-terrain.

Tobogganing is not allowed on the Ski and Snowboard hills in accordance with Parks By-Law 608. Find out where you can toboggan in Toronto.