Mountain Creek will teach snowboarding to anyone who wants to learn on Go Snowboarding Day, Monday Dec. 21.

First-timers receive a free lesson, rentals, and lift ticket.

Reservations are strongly recommended in order to ensure a spot in one of the mountain's Learn-to-Ride Clinics.

Mountain Creek also will reach intermediate riders how to slide their first Intro-Progression terrain park box. SWITCH Academy instructors will be stationed at South Terrain Park all day Dec. 21 to help aspiring riders through their first experiences with terrain park features. Helmets are strongly recommended.

The lessons for first-time riders begin at 9 a.m. Dec. 21, and end with the 6 p.m. line-up if the mountain is open at night. Participants should meet at the Mountain Creek Schoolyard.

Intermediates interested in tackling terrain features should just head for the Mountain Creek South Terrain Park.

Mountain Creek continues its simple season pass price structure for the 2009-2010 season. The All Access Pass is $399 for all ages, and is valid all day, every day of the season. The resort's 5x7 PLUS Pass is $299 for all ages, and is valid all day Monday through Friday; and from 3 p.m. to close on Saturday and Sunday. 5x7 PLUS Pass holders also can purchase $25 lift tickets on Saturday and Sunday Mornings.

More information. Or call 973-864-8128.