Top off that Quarter-Pounder or Big Mac this month at any participating Michigan McDonald’s with a free ski or snowboard lesson at one of 24 participating ski areas, both downhill and cross-country.
It’s all part of Discover Michigan Skiing & Snowboarding Month, now in its 19th year. The package includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass.
The offer will be honored from now through Jan. 31, and it’ll cost you just $20 for a cross-country ski class; $30 for downhill ski; and $40 for a snowboarding lesson. Depending on the ski area you pick, that amounts to up to a savings of more than $60 per person. The program is open to everyone seven years and older.
To sign up, interested beginners must have a Discover Michigan Skiing Value Voucher, available at participating McDonald’s, at a participating Michigan Ski Industries Association member retail store, or if they’re gone, at the Michigan Ski Industries Association website.
The voucher lists all ski facilities offering the program. Choose the place you wish to visit, and then call to pre-register. Program times differ between ski areas. Call early, as spots tend to fill quickly.
As a special bonus, everyone who completes the program will receive a packet of ski information in the mail, including a coupon valid for $20 off the purchase of $100 or more in ski-related merchandise at participating MSIA retail ski shops.