Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3)

To register for the TC3 Ski or Snowboard course, you will need to enter the following Group Name and Password:

Group Name: CPE-TC3 Password: PE

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College Course for Skiing and Snowboarding

TC3 students can take a downhill skiing or snowboarding course at Greek Peak Mountain Resort and receive college credit. Greek Peak offers instructional programs to students of all ability levels, beginner through expert. You’ll have fun while learning or improving and earn FITN credit through TC3 at a great savings.

Course Description:

Greek Peak offers five levels of ski and snowboard instruction based on ability level:

Never Ever (Level 1)- this level is for those who have never tried skiing or snowboarding

Beginner (Level 2)- this level is for those who have skied or snowboarded before, are able to get on and off a chairlift and are comfortable on green circle (easy) trails

Intermediate (Level 3)- this level is for those who can link turns but still moderate speed, ski in a small wedge and at times may even be parallel at the end of the turn and are comfortable with blue square (intermediate) trails

Advanced/Expert (Level 4/5)- this level is for those that ski/board with good technique on all terrain and snow conditions, can ski moghuls and are able to ski black diamond trails with confidence using carved turns.

Please select the class that best fits your ability level.

If you have any questions regarding the class, please contact the Course Instructor Roger Zilliox at

The FITN 109 Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding course runs for six (6) consecutive weeks on Monday evenings at Greek Peak starting 1/26/2015 and ending 3/2/2015. The course includes a 5 hour pass, 1 ¾ hour lesson, and rentals if needed. It is important that your schedule permits attendance on this night throughout the season

How the Course Works:

When you arrive at Greek Peak, you will be met by Greek Peak representatives in the Main Ticketing Area of the Katalima Building.  All students will receive their College PE Photo ID card at their first class/session.  This card must be worn on your jacket for every class as this serves as your lift ticket/rental pass. 

Participants' passes are valid: Mondays 4:00 – 9:00 pm.

The lesson meeting spot is located next to the Alpha Slope (Beginner’s Chair Lift). When exiting the rental building, proceed directly across the metal bridge. Please be there 10 minutes early.

The lesson times are as follows:

  • Beginner Lessons are 4:30pm
  • Intermediate and Advanced Lessons are 6:30pm

Course Registration:

Students must register with TC3’s Health, Fitness, Lifetime Sports & Recreation Education Dept. and also with Greek Peak.

To register with Greek Peak, go to:  You must enter the Group Name CPE-TC3 and password PE.  If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact Mary Gerlach at 1-800-955-2754, Opt 8 Ext 6147 or email

Course Fees and Payment:

This course must be paid through the TC3 Bursar’s Office.  The cost for the class is $242.
If rental equipment is needed, an additional $76 Rental Fee must be paid directly to Greek Peak upon registering.


Be sure to dress warmly. Outer clothing should be windproof and waterproof. It is better to over dress and shed additional layers than to lack the appropriate clothing.

Student Responsibility:

Except for extenuating circumstances requiring college advisor’s approval, the following must be achieved in order to receive college credit and a passing grade:

  • Attend at least one of the first two scheduled lessons.
  • Attend a total of five lessons (to include a maximum of two make up lessons)

Make Up Lessons:

A make up lesson may not be completed on your scheduled lesson day and must be completed no later than the last day of your college’s program as listed below.
NOTE:  Make-up lessons can be attended before or after a missed lesson. Bus transportation is not provided to attend make up lessons.

The opportunity to perform a make up lesson will start after each college’s 4th scheduled lesson and end on each college’s 6th lesson day.

  • Fridays All Levels 6:30pm
  • Saturdays All Levels 3:30pm
  • Sundays All Levels 3:30pm

Make up Lesson Procedure:

Upon arrival at Greek Peak, go to the main Ticket Window in the Katalima building to sign in and pick up your lift ticket.  You must present your Greek Peak College PE photo ID card to pick up your lift ticket.  If you are renting equipment, your card will be scanned and you will be issued a rental ticket and can go directly to the preferred line in the Rental area.  Then, proceed to the Lesson Meeting Spot and explain that you need to take a make up lesson. The instructor will give you a card to fill in with your name, College, Student ID # and Date. Be sure the card has been returned to the Instructor to receive credit for your make up lesson.

Course Fee Reduction Policy

It is the policy of Greek Peak Mountain Resort that no reduction of course fees will be given for withdrawals (from the course) which occur after your college’s DROP deadline.

A consideration will be given for medical conditions (occurrences) that prevent an enrollee from participating in or completing their ski/snowboard program. The consideration is as follows:

  1. Anyone seeking a course fee reduction must send a letter of request, including medical documentation of illness / injury (physician’s statement or hospital report, containing diagnosis and treatment), to Attention: Mary Gerlach; Greek Peak Mountain Resort, 2000 NYS Rte. 392, Cortland, NY 13045, by March 1, 2015
  2. The reduced fee (amount charged) will be a prorated portion of course fees (lesson and rental fees) based on the number of program weeks remaining after the occurrence date of the medical condition preventing participation, less a $10 processing fee.
  3. The full course fee will be charged if withdrawal occurs after completion of a 5th lesson


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