Thank you for choosing Blue Mountain Resorts LP as your school group destination.

Below you will find important information on how to plan your group visit. Please follow all guidelines and make sure all requirements are completed before your arrival.


Parents

Register your child for Blue Mountain Excursions by clicking on the links below.

These links contains important information about the Alpine Responsibility Code, Acknowledgement/ Informed Consent, and Important Ski/Snowboard information.


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Teachers
To Prepare for your Blue Mountain Field Trip:


1. Permission Form

Have parents/guardians fill out proper form for either ski/snowboard or non-ski field trips.

Blue Mountain is making every effort to go green. Please use our online waiver process whenever possible to help assist us in the endeavour. Paper waiver process is available upon request.

Ski & Snowboard Field Trips
For families with internet access, please share this URL www.bluemountain.ca/winterschool directing them to the Parents section, to have them register their child, fill out the OSBIE Special Winter Excursion Form, and review important ski/snowboard information prior to your fieldtrip date.

If families are unable to register online please print the paper OSBIE Special Excursion Form below to send home for signatures.

All paper OSBIE Special Winter Excursion Forms will be submitted upon arrival at Blue Mountain.
If we do not receive a correctly filled out OSBIE Special Winter Excursion Form for a student, the student will not be able to participate.

NON-ski & snowboard fieldtrips
Print and distribute Non-Ski School Trip Informed Consent Permission Form to parents and guardians.

These forms will be presented at the Recreation Services portable on your day of arrival.

If the Non-Ski School Trip Informed Consent Permission Form is not filled out correctly and signed, the student will not be permitted to participate in the activities.
2. Master Information Form
Organizers must fill out the Master Information Form (MIF) with lift ticket, lesson, rental and meal voucher information pertaining to your group, in the fields provided at the top of the form. List all individuals who are renting equipment in the rental area of this form. (If students are using the electronic OSBIE Special Winter Excursion Forms, you do not need to enter rental information).

E-mail recreationservices@bluemountain.ca or fax attn: Recreation Services (705-444-1751) this form at least 7 days prior to your field trip.

Note: If this form is not received 7 days prior to your ski day we cannot guarantee that rentals will be pre-set, which could lead to a slower rental process.
3. Adult rentals
We do not preset teacher/volunteer rentals. Please fill our the Adult Rental Waiver in advance of your arrival to speed up the process.
4. Alpine responsibility code
Review our Winter Safety Policy, as well as the Alpine Responsibility Code with your students.


When you Arrive at Blue Mountain

All digital OSBIE Special Winter Excursion Forms must be submitted prior to arrival. We will be collecting paper forms upon arrival.

1.) Arrive at the Recreation Services Portable located in the South Base Lodge parking area.
2.) Present paper OSBIE Special Winter Excursion Forms and paper Non-Ski Trip Informed Consent Permission Forms upon arrival. We will have copies of digital forms for students who registered online. If we do not receive a students permission form, they will not be able to participate.

3.) Have all students stay on the bus while you pick up your lift tickets, and meal vouchers.

4.) Your school will be invoiced post trip and payment can be made with cash, Visa, MasterCard, certified cheque or money order. Note: Personal cheques will not be accepted.

5.) A rental deposit of $500 will be made upon arrival by: Certified cheque made out to Blue Mountain Resorts LP.

6.) We will take an emergency contact number for someone in your group who is available on the resort for the duration of your trip. Cell phones are mandatory.

7.) A representative will board the bus to greet students and outline the lesson/rental process.

8.) Students will be guided to the South Base Lodge and those who need rentals will be directed to the group rental desk.

9.) First Time Skiers/Riders will start their lesson right away upon exiting the South Base Lodge Rental Shop.

10.) Experienced Skiers/Riders will be asked to proceed to the ‘Explorer Magic Carpet’ to be assessed.

Terrain Park Policy
Students are not permitted within the controlled access Badlands Terrain Park.

Helmet Policy
Helmets are mandatory for any students, teachers or volunteers taking part in a winter school group ski/snowboard visit to Blue Mountain. Teachers/volunteers are responsible for enforcing this policy among their students and must ensure that all participants either bring an appropriate snow sport helmet or have requested a rental helmet.

OSBIE Snow School Lesson Policy
The Blue Mountain Snow School Lesson Policy is set in accordance with the OSBIE (Ontario School Boards' Insurance Exchange) School Board / Snow Resort Safety Guidelines.