Conditions of Use

I understand this purchase is non-transferable and non-refundable. No refunds or credits will be given on any pre-purchased products, even if they are not picked-up or used. All tickets, passes, lessons or products issued by Yawgoo Valley Ski Area are NON-REFUNDABLE, NOT TRANSFERABLE and expire on the specified date and/or at the end of the ski and snowboard season at Yawgoo Valley Ski Area during which they were purchased. 

 

INHERENT RISKS OF SNOW SPORTS

Inherent risks of winter sports activities mean those risks which are listed in this agreement, or those that can be reasonably inferred there from. These risks are both obvious and necessary to these winter sports activities. These inherent risks include but are not limited to changing weather conditions; surface and/or subsurface snow conditions as they may from time to time exist and change or be affected by weather, skier or other participant usage, (weather such conditions are surface or subsurface or consist of ice, Hard pack, powder, packed powder, wind pack, corn, crust, slush, cut up snow, and/or machine made or machine enhanced snow); other conditions including bare spots, forest growth and debris; stumps and trees; stream-beds and other natural objects and/or collisions with such objects; collisions with lift towers, signs, hydrants used in snow-making or for other necessary purposes, whether or not these objects are padded or shielded; collisions with well-marked or plainly visible snow mobiles, snow grooming, and/or other over-snow vehicles or equipment; variation in steepness of terrain including but not limited to road and/or other terrain modification or variations in terrain that occur naturally or as the result of slope design, weather changes, snow making and/or snow grooming operation, or participant usage.

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2020-2021 Season Terms, Policies, & Conditions 

 

SICK POLICY

 

If you, your child, or any member of your household is experiencing fever, nausea, cough, sneezing, body aches, fatigue or any other unexplained symptoms or if you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or someone who is sick, you may not attend classes.Any student failing to stay home with known exposure to or presenting symptoms of COVID-19 will result in disenrollment of any remaining classes without refund.

 

  • Absences due to suspected medical condition (COVID-19, other sickness or injury will be refunded ONLY in the form of a Yawgoo Valley Gift Card credit to be used for future tickets, lessons, rentals, Pro Shop purchases or food.  You are required to provide a physician’s note acknowledging the illness and permission to return to class.  You will be issued a credit for missed class(es) once we receive your physician’s note.
  • Students that fail to provide a physician’s note or recent negative COVID-19 test, will be not be permitted on property to attend class for up to 14 days and forfeit any lessons missed without refund or credit.
  • Unexcused absences due to personal reasons, not including facility closures, will not be made-up, credited or refunded. Please consider your schedule and your transportation prior to committing to the program as we typically do not close for snowstorms or other snow sport related weather.

 

 

JANUARY LESSON PROGRAM ABSENCES & MAKE-UP CLASSES POLICY: Anyone absent from class for a medical reason will be issued a credit in the form of a Yawgoo Valley Gift Card (only for the value of the class or classes missed due to illness or injury). Refunds, make-up classes or other credits will not be issued for any other personal reason. See our sick policy below.

 

JANUARY LESSON PROGRAM REFUND POLICY: With-the-exception-of medically excused absences, all registration payments are FINAL.

INCLEMENT WEATHER & POSTPONEMENTS

We are a weather dependent facility. We rely solely on our own snow-making capabilities.  We reserve the right to close without notice as deemed necessary by management for the safety of our guests and staff as well as for the preservation of snow conditions.

In the event of a closure, guests will be notified via our website under our daily operations report as well as via social media and email. We are working on a text-alert system, but this does require you to opt-in via your device. Additional details & plans will be included in later updates. All scheduled classes that experience a ski area closure will have a class added to the end of the originally planned final class date.

 

 

STAY-HOME IF YOU ARE SICK

 

With every visit to Yawgoo you assure that you or any member of your household is not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 that cannot be explained by known allergies or non-infectious illness (fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle aches, headaches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, runny nose, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.), has not knowingly been exposed to someone who is experiencing symptoms of or tested positive for COVID-19, and has not been directed to quarantine or isolate by the RI Department of Health or a healthcare provider in the past 14 days.

 

FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED

 

Face-coverings and eye protection is nothing new to the snow sports world, so wearing a face covering while skiing and riding will be a breeze for you! Staff and guests will be required to wear a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when on the premises of the ski resort unless they are skiing on a trail, physically distanced 6 feet or more, or eating or drinking. This includes loading, riding, and unloading lifts.

 

PROPER HYGIENE & RESPIRATORY ETIQUETTE ENCOURAGED

 

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, touched a public surface that others may have touched or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Alternatively, hand sanitizer may be used in place of soap & water. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands. Clean up after yourself.

 

MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING AT ALL TIMES

 

All guests and staff are to maintain a minimum of 6-foot space between themselves and other families when possible. Please be courteous of other guests, these are confusing times!