Boyce Park Ski Slopes & Snow Tubing Area Opened Friday, December 16




Boyce Park Ski Slopes & Snow Tubing Area  Opened Friday, December 16

The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced that the Boyce Park ski slopes and snow tubing area opened for the season on December 16, and  will operate through mid-March, weather and conditions permitting. Those planning to visit Boyce Park are encouraged to check conditions and operational status beforehand.

The Parks Department now provides snow conditions and weather reports online at www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/boyce/snow-conditions.aspx. A 24-hour snow conditions line is also available at 724-733-4665. 

This year, Boyce Park added two additional snow guns to increase snowmaking capacity, as well as additional rental equipment, including new skis, snowboards, boots and bindings. The downstairs restrooms in the Four Seasons Lodge were also renovated during the offseason.

 The Parks Department has made a number of changes to snow tubing for the 2016-17 season. The snow tubing area will be open to the public Friday-Sunday, on holidays, and during Winter Break (December 23-January 2). The facility will be closed on Christmas Day. Snow tubing tickets for Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and Winter Break sessions may now be purchased in advance at www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms for a flat rate of $17 for county residents and $21 for non-residents. Snow tubing tickets are always available at the lodge the same day for the rates listed below. 

Discounted snow tubing rates are available for groups of 15 or more on Fridays, excluding December 23. Groups must call 724-733-4656 at least 24 hours in advance to secure the discounted rate.  Private group snow tubing is available Monday-Thursday in four-hour increments with seven-day advanced notice by calling 724-733-4656. The cost is $500 for groups of up to 50 participants. For groups of more than 50, the standard tubing group rates listed below will apply.  For more information about the Boyce Park Ski Slopes and Snow Tubing Area, visit www.alleghenycounty.us/winterfun or call 724-733-4656 during on during operating hours. 

Skiing & Snowboarding Information Skiing & Snowboarding Slope Fees

 Mon.-Thurs.

Resident Mon.-Thurs.

Non-Resident Fri.-Sun. & Holidays

Resident Fri.-Sun. & Holidays

Non-Resident

  • Seniors (ages 60+) $12 $15 $16 $20
  • Adults (ages 18-59) $16 $20 $22 $28
  • Junior/Youth (ages 6-17) $12 $15 $16 $20
  • Children (ages 0-5) $6 $8 $8 $10

Winter Fun Wednesdays

The Boyce Park Ski Slopes offer 50 percent off slope fees every Wednesday during ski season, excluding Wednesday, December 28, when holiday rates will be in effect.

Season Passes

Season passes provide unlimited skiing and snowboarding and may be purchased online at www.alleghenycounty.us/parkpasses <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/parkpasses>  or in-person at any park office or facility during normal businesses hours. For office and facility locations and hours, visit www.alleghenycounty.us/parks <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/parks> .

Resident Non-Resident

  • Seniors (ages 60+) $200 $250
  • Adults (ages 18-59) $250 $313
  • Junior/Youth (ages 6-17) $200 $250
  • Children (ages 0-5) $85 $106
  • Family (2 adults & 2 kids ages 0-17 or 1 adult & 3 kids ages 0-17) $600 $750
  • Lost Season Pass Fee $5 $6

Park Pass Program

Active Allegheny County volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are eligible to receive free season ski passes through the Park Pass Program. For more information, visit the Park Pass Program <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/parks/about/programs/park-pass-program.aspx>  website or call 412-350-2455.

Other Fees

Resident Non-Resident

  • Locker Rental 25¢ 25¢
  • Lost Locker Key $5 $6

Ski Slopes Regular/Non-Holiday Hours

 Session Times

  • Monday-Friday 3:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 4:00-9:30 p.m.

Ski Slopes Holiday Hours (Weekend/Holiday Rates Apply)

 Session Times

  • Friday, Dec. 23 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 4:00-9:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve (Saturday, Dec. 24) 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Day (Sunday, Dec. 25) CLOSED
  • Winter Break (Dec. 26-30 & Jan. 2) 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 4:00-9:30 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve (Saturday, Dec. 31) 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day (Sunday, Jan. 1) 12:00 noon-9:30 p.m.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 16) 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Presidents Day (Monday, Feb. 16) 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 4:00-9:30 p.m.

Equipment Rentals

Rental equipment is an integral system, and all pieces must be rented together. Rates are for any time and any age group, but a driver’s license is required. Rental equipment is subject to sales tax.

Resident Non-Resident

  • Skis, Boots & Poles $15 $19
  • Snowboard & Boots $20 $25
  • Helmet $5 $6

One-Hour Group Ski Lessons

One-hour group ski lessons for ages 7 and older are offered Monday-Friday at 6:00 p.m. and on weekends and holidays at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The cost is $13 per person for residents and $16 per person for non-residents. Participants must also pay the slope fee.

One-Hour Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons

One-hour private ski or snowboard lessons for all ages are available on a first-come, first-served basis during operating hours. The cost is $30 per person for residents and $38 per person for non-residents. Participants must also pay the slope fee.

One-Hour Semi-Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons

One-hour semi-private ski or snowboard lessons for all ages are available on a first-come, first-served basis during operating hours. The cost is $30 per person and $15 for each additional person for residents and $38 per person and $19 for each additional person for non-residents. Participants must also pay the slope fee.

Four-Week Group Ski & Snowboard Classes

Four-week group ski or snowboard classes for ages 7 and older are offered 6:00-7:00 p.m. every Thursday in January, as well as 6:00-7:00 p.m. every Thursday in February. Price includes slope fee and lesson fee. Pre-registration is required at www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms> .

 Resident Non-Resident

  • Ages 60+ $85 $106
  • Ages 18-59 $95 $119
  • Ages 7-17 $85 $106

Four-Week Group Ski & Snowboard Classes Plus Equipment Rental

Four-week group ski or snowboard classes for ages 7 and older are offered 6:00-7:00 p.m. every Thursday in January, as well as 6:00-7:00 p.m. every Thursday in February. Price includes slope fee, lesson fee and equipment rental. Pre-registration is required at www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms> .

 Resident Non-Resident

  • Ages 60+ $135 $169
  • Ages 18-59 $150 $188
  • Ages 7-17 $135 $169

Snow Tubing Session Fees

All participants must be at least 42 inches tall to snow tube. Participants 42-50 inches tall must ride in a tube attached to an adult. Session fee includes unlimited runs during the two-hour session and tube rental. Each session is limited to 200 participants.

Individual tickets may be purchased in person at the lodge for Friday tubing sessions. For Saturday, Sunday and holiday tubing sessions, individual tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/parkprograms>  or in person at the lodge the same day.

Discounted tubing rates are available for groups of 15 or more on Fridays, excluding December 23. Groups must call 724-733-4656 at least 24 hours in advance to secure the discounted rate.

 Resident Non-Resident Resident Group Rate Non-Resident Group Rate

  • Junior/Adult (ages 13+) $17 $21 $13 $16
  • Youth/Child (ages 0-12) $13 $16 $8 $10

Private Group Snow Tubing

Private group snow tubing is available Monday-Thursday in four-hour increments with seven-day advanced notice by calling 724-733-4656. The cost is $500 for groups of up to 50 participants. For groups of more than 50, standard tubing group rates apply.

Snow Tubing Regular/Non-Holiday Hours

 Session Times

  • Monday-Thursday Private Groups Only
  • Friday 4:30-6:30 p.m. 7:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Snow Tubing Holiday Hours

 Session Times

  • Friday, Dec. 23 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve (Saturday, Dec. 24) 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Day (Sunday, Dec. 25) CLOSED
  • Winter Break (Dec. 26-30 & Jan. 2) 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve (Saturday, Dec. 31) 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • New Year’s Day (Sunday, Jan. 1) 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 16) 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Presidents Day (Monday, Feb. 16) 9:30-11:30 a.m. 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m. 5:00-7:00 p.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

For additional information, visit www.alleghenycounty.us/winterfun <http://www.alleghenycounty.us/winterfun>  or call 724-733-4656 during regular hours of operation.

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