Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

Youth on towrope at Como Park Ski Center

About Como Park Ski Center

Como Park Ski Center, also known as Mount Como, features two rope tows, a 150 foot vertical drop on 15 skiable acres, over 5K of groomed cross country trails, lessons for all ages and skill levels, and ski and snowboard rentals. The chalet offers a offers a warm retreat with restrooms and concessions. Como Park Ski Center is located at 1431 North Lexington Parkway near Lake Como and the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.

Now Hiring: Ski and Snowboard Instructors

We are now hiring ski and snowboard instructors for the 2020-21 season. If you are experienced in downhill skiing, snowboarding, or cross-country skiing and want to share your skills with the community, consider working at Como Park Ski Center this winter! Lessons typically take place December through February on weekends and Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Training is scheduled to begin in November and salary will be dependent on experience. For more information, contact Amanda Smith at 651-266-6488 or

Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Como Park Ski Center has lessons for all ski and snowboard levels. Students are grouped by ability for a more enjoyable experience.  In order to pass to the next level, students must demonstrate the skills taught at their current level. The program prioritizes safety, fun and learning. Como Park Ski and Snowboard School recommends helmets for all students. For more information, please contact Parks Customer Service via phone at 651-266-6400 or email at

Single Day Rope Tow Fees

Single Day Pass* 10 Day Punch Pass  
Junior (17 & Under) $12.00 Junior (17 & Under) $100.00
Adult (18 & Older) $15.00 Adult (18 & Older) $125.00
*Not available during Saturday lessons.

Ski / Snowboard Rental Fees

Downhill & Cross Country - Skis, Boots, Poles Snowboard and Boots
Junior (17 & Under) $12.00 Junior (17 & Under) $16.00
Adult (18 & Older) $15.00 Adult (18 & Older) $20.00

Cross Country Skiing

Please visit the Cross Country Skiing page for information on cross country ski trails.

Friday Family Fun Nights

Check back for details on Friday Family Fun Nights for the 2020-21 season. 

Chalet Rentals

For information on renting the Como Park Ski Chalet for weddings or events, call the Como Golf Course at (651) 488-9673.

Severe Weather Policy

Safety is our number one priority. Saint Paul Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel, postpone or move indoors any outdoor activity, should the forecasted temperature reach any combination of wind and temperature that is -25 degrees or colder. For more information, view our Severe Weather Policy.

Photos provided by Daniel Mick Photography.