FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington will offer the UMF SnowCats Learn to Ski Program for children in kindergarten to grade three, at Titcomb Mountain. The program will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 21 through March 2.

The program will provide trained UMF student instructors to teach beginning skiing basics to young children. The program will be administered by Jennifer Pageot, assistant director at the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center, who provides leadership with a number of programs at the UMF facility. Pageot has significant ski and mountain experience, has taught at Sugarloaf’s ski instructional program and currently works on ski patrol at Sugarloaf in the winter months.

Fees for the program are $90 for nonmembers of the Farmington Ski Club and $50 for members. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Titcomb Mountain Lodge. Following that date, registrations will continue at the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center, 152 Quebec St. The deadline for program registration is Dec. 18.

For more information about the program, contact Jim Toner, director of the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center, or Jennifer Pageot at 778-7495 or by e-mail at [email protected] and [email protected]

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