Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

Snowboarders at Como Park Ski CenterComo Park Ski Center

1-5-17: Thanks to the around-the-clock work of our groomers, the hill will be ready for downhill lessons on Saturday, January 7. People should dress appropriately for the weather and expect highs in the single digits. Please dress in layers and cover exposed skin. If you are renting equipment, please show up at least 30 minutes early to get fitted. Please continue to check this page or Facebook for updates.

Como Park Ski Center 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.

Lesson Information

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 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

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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 webpage for information on cross country ski trails.

Friday Family Fun Nights

Fridays are Family Fun Nights from 5pm-10pm! On Friday nights from December 23 - February 17, a family of up to five people can ski or snowboard for just $60. Price includes rope tow tickets as well as downhill, cross country, or snowboard rentals. Singles or additional family members are just $15.

Como Park Booster Club Scholarships

The Como Park Booster Club snowsport scholarship program was created to encourage more St. Paul kids to get outdoors and to learn about downhill and cross country skiing and snowboarding at Como Park. Learn more about the scholarship.

Chalet Rentals

For information on renting the Como Park Ski Chalet for weddings or events, call (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.