Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

Youth on towrope at Como Park Ski CenterComo Park Ski Center

Thanks for another great season! Como Park Ski Center is now closed and will reopen during Winter 2020-21. We will continue to groom the cross country trails as long as the weather allows.

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.

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

Lesson Registration Ski & Snowboard Brochure

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

Fridays are Family Fun Nights from 5pm-10pm! On Friday nights from December 20, 2019 - February 14, 2020, 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.

Afton Alps Family Field Trip

On Sunday, February 9, take advantage of our discounted lift tickets and rentals at a Afton Alps for a day of fun for the entire family. Instructors will be on hand to assist with first-time users of chair lifts. Registrations and payments must be made in advance online or at the Como Park Ski Chalet. $40.00/person. Participants must provide own transportation and equipment. Como rental gear not available for field trip.

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.

Photos provided by Daniel Mick Photography.