Thursday, October 26, 2017


November 8th @ 6:30 PM
in the cafeteria

Q&A for anyone interested 

in the upcoming Snowsports Program.

Interested in a SKI SWAP???

Bring any gently used or new equipment for trade or sale afterwards.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Welcome to OLF SnowSports 2017-18 season. Below you should find the links to sign up for the program through the Alpental Ski School. If you are not familiar with the program there is an overview and some screenshots to assist you in educating yourself about this fun opportunity for the family. We will have a Q&A meeting in early Nov and a Kickoff meeting in early Dec. Ski you soon!- Dan & Mark

Been here, done this before.....LINK TO SIGN UP FOR PROGRAM :

Group Name:      OLF
Password:           SNOW2018         (Case sensitive)

  • Where: The Summit at Snoqualmie: Alpental Ski Area
  • Who can participate: Open to ALL school age Students & Parishioners 
  • How: 4th grade and up can go unchaperoned on SKI BUS.  Riding the ski bus is optional, some families with younger participants drive up in their own car.
  • When: 6 Fridays beginning on January 5th, 2018 (January 5th, 12th, 19th, 26st; February 2nd & 9th). The first 5 Fridays will include lessons, while the final Friday will be an evening of free ski and fun!

Open thru December 1st ($50 late fee after this date).
Each participant must purchase lessons and a pass.
Each participant must also complete the Release & Agreement Form.

Program Meeting Dates:
EXACT DATES/ TIMES TO FINALIZED-please check back but expect....
- Q&A opportunity & Equipment Swap
November 8th @ 6:30pm in cafeteria

-Mandatory Meeting for All  
December 6th @ 6:30pm in cafeteria - student participants, parents, and Snow Sports volunteers are to attend.



Group Name: OLF
Password: SNOW2018 (Case sensitive)
(Here are screenshots, once logged on options expand even more for description)

Lessons & Bus Pricing:
"Limited"Ski Pass options:
"Unlimited"SkiPass options:


  • ALL students are required to participate in ski/board lessons. Upon registration, a skill level is specified and the Summit at Snoqualmie Ski School organizes the kids into appropriate classes. If changes are required, the ski school coordinators will work with the OLF team to insure all kids are in the proper class. 
  • Program registration and discounted student pass purchase are available online. Deadline for registration is 12/01/2017. Deadline for online pass purchase is 12/15/2017.
  • ALL students are required to purchase a Summit at Snoqualmie ski/board pass. Summit at Snoqualmie offers a discounted pass to SnowSports participants that can be utilized not only for the lessons, but also the entire season at all Summit at Snoqualmie Ski Areas. 
  • Program participants may purchase a student discounted Summit Season Pass from a range of available products. The available Summit Season Passes are valid for the 2017-18 season. Students wishing to purchase a Summit Season Pass not available through your group login and password will need to visit the online store at (pricing subject to the current, publicly advertised rate). Some passes may not be available with a student discount.
  • Ski lessons are held each of the first 5 Fridays from 5:15 PM to 7:15 PM, FREE SKI on the last Friday.

Ski Bus Details: (optional but open to ALL)

  • The ski bus departs from OLF at 3:30 PM following school each Friday and departs from Alpental at 9:15PM for a return to OLF at approximately 10:30- 10:45 PM.
  • Following ski lessons, all students are required to check in with his/her chaperone prior to free ski until 9:00 PM. During free ski, students MUST ski with a buddy at ALL times. Students are not to go on any lift they did not ski on during lessons.
  • All students younger than 4th grade must be accompanied by a parent. Parents riding the bus with the kids are welcome to ski or just ride the bus and hang out in the lodge while the kids ski.  The cost for this additional parent seat is $20 per week.
  • A parent for each ski bus participant is required to chaperone for at least one week. Chaperones are welcome to ski but not required to ski. They assist the kids in getting ready, checking in after lessons and onto the bus to return home

 (Logistically Alpental rental shop has challenges if you expect to use their services the night of, therefore not recommended for our program's use)

 !!!Take Home Rental options is available through these LOCAL retailers!!
ALPINE HUT - 2215 15th Ave West  (206)284-3575
SEATTLE SKI - 14915 Aurora Ave (206)548-1000 


Dan Zinsmeyer (cell) 206.910.2840 and Mark MacGillivray (cell) 206.251.1970