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Hours of Operation and Contact

Weekdays: 5:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Weekends: 9:00 AM - 8:45 PM


Ski for Free Program

Ski for FreeDid you know that the Ski for Free program has summer equipment available as well?

Available for 2-day loan:
GPS Devices
Trekking Poles
Once the snow flies again in the Fall:
Skate Skis
Classic Skis
Ski Boots
Ski Poles

Gear Loan is FREE — just bring photo ID!

Gear Loan

Checking out gear through Ski for Free is easy! Just bring in photo identification and an idea of what you would like to check out. The Health & Fitness Center Staff will make sure you fill out the appropriate paperwork and get the sizes of equipment you need. Then you’ll be off to enjoy Valdez’s many outdoor recreation possibilities!

All gear is free of charge for the first two days and is due by closing on the second day. Each additional day will incur a rental fee of $5/day. Telephone extensions of the free loan period are not allowed. If the Health & Fitness Center is closed for a holiday on the regular due date, the loan is extended and the equipment is due no later than closing on the next business day.

Equipment Borrowed … …is free until:
Anytime Monday 8:45 pm on Wednesday
Anytime Tuesday 8:45 pm on Thursday
Anytime Wednesday 8:45 pm on Friday
Anytime Thursday 8:45 pm on Saturday
Anytime Friday 8:45 pm on Sunday
Anytime Saturday 8:45 pm on Monday
Anytime Sunday 8:45 pm on Tuesday

Rental Rates

Package Rates
Part or all of a ski 5$/day after free loan period
Part or all of a snowshoe 5$/day after free loan period
Part or all of a GPS 5$/day after free loan period

Ski package includes: 1 pair skis, 1 ski strap, 1 pair boots, 1 pair poles, 1 pair gaiters, 1 headlamp
Snowshoe package includes: 1 pair snowshoes, 1 pair poles, 1 pair gaiters, 1 headlamp
GPS package includes: 1 GPS unit, 1 pair gaiters, 1 headlamp

Borrowers who fail to return equipment, or who return damaged equipment, will incur a fee of up to $400.00 to cover replacement of lost/damaged items. Borrowers with fees assessed against them are ineligible to borrow additional equipment until all fines are paid.