Northwood School offers a recreational skiing and snowboarding option to students during the winter athletic season. The recreational skiing/snowboarding program is open to all students no matter their ability.
Beginning skiers and snowboarders have the option of lessons from instructors at while the more experienced skiers/snowboarders have the ability to ski on their own each day throughout the week. Being only 20 minutes from Whiteface Mountain, students are able to enjoy the mountain every day under the supervision of Northwood faculty. The Alpine Skiing and Freestyle Ski teams also practice at Whiteface Mountain.Each member of the recreational skiing/snowboarding program purchases a pass to Whiteface Mountain which they can utilize throughout the winter season.