Ski Areas of New York, the organization that represents over 40 ski areas throughout New York State, announced ticket discounts at more than 25 ski areas for Discover NY Ski Day, slated for Jan. 28, 2016.

Discover NY Ski Day offers residents of New York State the opportunity to experience skiing and snowboarding at more than 25 participating mountains across the state for a special promotional rate. Lift tickets will be on sale starting Dec. 28, and will cost either $12 or $25. Beginners looking to get involved in the sport or brush up on their skills can secure a beginner lift ticket, lesson and rentals for $25 or $35 depending on the ski area.

In New York State, there is a ski area within 90 miles of every major metropolitan area. Discover NY Ski Day participating ski areas by region include (but not limited to):

• The Adirondacks Region – Gore Mountain, Oak Mountain, Titus Mountain, Whiteface Mountain

• The Catskills Region – Belleayre Mountain, Windham Mountain

•  Central NY Region – Greek Peak Mountain Resort

•  Hudson Valley Region – Catamount Ski Area, Mount Peter, Thunder Ridge Ski Area

•  Western NY Region – Bristol Mountain, Holiday Valley Resort, Swain Resort

Find details on participating ski areas and purchase tickets online at

A limited number of Discover NY Ski Day tickets are available, so be sure to purchase ahead of time to secure a ticket at this promotional rate.

January is Learn a Snow Sport Month and New York, with more ski areas than any other state in the country, offers exceptional on-the-snow programs for all ages to get new generations of winter fans on the snow and having fun.

“During a month dedicated to getting New Yorkers involved in skiing and riding, Discover NY Ski Day is a chance for beginners to experience a day on the mountain, take a lesson and, we hope, fall in love with the sport,” stated Scott Brandi, president of Ski Areas of New York. “But it isn’t just a day for newcomers because even expert skiers can take advantage of these deeply discounted lift tickets and explore a new ski area.”

Find additional details about Learn to Ski & Ride Month, and Discover NY Ski Day at: