After-school skiing and tubing at Cataloochee

out skiingKids can hitch a ride to and from Cataloochee Ski Area after school with the Waynesville Recreation Center.


The Waynesville reek center will transport students to Cataloochee for skiing or snowboarding every Tuesday during January and February, and to Tony’s Tube World every Thursday.

The van leaves from the rec center at 4 p.m. and returns by 8:15 p.m. 828.456.2030. or 

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Learn to ski or snowboard

A five-week program for beginning skiers and snowboarders ages 8 and up is being offered by the Jackson County Recreation Department in conjunction with Cataloochee Ski Area in Maggie Valley.

The program is held on five Sundays during January and February. The package includes a lesson each time, equipment and a half-day lift ticket for $170. Rate is cheaper for those with their own equipment or season passes.

Held on Jan. 12 and 26; and Feb. 2, 9 and 23. 828.293.3053.

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