National Safety Awareness Week
January 19-27, 2012
National Safety Awareness Week at Killington educates skiers and riders about slope safety awareness by partnering with the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) to promote Your Responsibility Code and Smart Style.
National Safety Awareness Week Activities & Promotions
Free Lift Ticket Voucher with Helmet Purchase
Guests who purchase a helmet at any Killington Sports location or through the Killington E-Store during the week of January 19-27, 2013 will receive a voucher for a free lift ticket, valid any day starting January 28, 2013 through the end of the 2012-13 season.
Safety Awareness Display and Kids Prize Raffle
Kids are welcome to visit the Safety Awareness Display area inside Ramshead Lodge for coloring, stickers, tattoos, visiting with Ambassadors, photo opportunities and the chance to take a safety quiz. Plus, kids can enter to win a free helmet and other prizes.
Safety Awareness Video
We are excited to present a video starring Killington staff titled Share the Fun-Share the Mountain. This video welcomes guests to our resort and educates them about skier and rider safety awareness.
More Information About Safety Awareness
An assortment of safety awareness flyers, cards and stickers will be available throughout the resort. In addition to National Safety Awareness Week posters, look for messages featuring Your Responsibility Code, Smart Style, Check Your Speed and information that explains Vermont state law regarding on-hill collisions as well as the consequences of skiing and riding outside the ski area boundary.
Heads Up! Gondola Cabin
See if you can spot the K-1 Express Gondola cabin designed with a variety of safety messages including Heads Up!, Know the Code, and Smart Style to help promote safety awareness.
Out on the Hill
Ambassadors, patrollers and instructors will be handing out Know the Code stickers and cards, Smart Style stickers and a Freestyle Terrain User’s Guide to guests. Plus some Ambassadors will wear bright yellow jackets that display important safety awareness messages based on Your Responsibility Code and give away prizes to guests who successfully answer a safety awareness quiz.
NSAA National Safety Poster Contest
As part of the HEADS UP! campaign, NSAA has developed a safety awareness poster contest for kids. The national contest targets 4th, 5th and 6th graders, but any elementary-age child can participate. Kids are welcome to create a poster relating to any one of the seven points of Your Responsibility Code or one of the four elements of Smart Style. Go to www.nsaa.org for more details on the national contest.
Local Safety Poster Contest
In order to promote slope safety awareness and education to elementary school children, several area schools are participating in Killington’s local poster contest. The contest rules call for 4th and 5th graders to create posters illustrating one of the seven points of Your Responsibility Code or one of the four elements of Smart Style. Poster entries will be on display around the resort throughout the season.
Posters will be judged in two categories:
- Best Overall Safety Message
- Most Creative Design
Two winners and two runner-ups will receive prizes. Killington winners and runners-up will be entered in the NSAA National Poster Contest.