A student enjoys the Ski Bowl Tubing Park in February 2012.
The North Creek Ski Bowl Tubing Park, operated by the Gore Mountain ski center, will open for the season this weekend.
The hours for the weekend are 3-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21 and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 22-23.
The Tubing Park including 800-foot chutes serviced by a handle tow lift. There is lighting for evening activity. Children must be 36 inches tall or taller for lift-serviced tubing.
Anyone skiing and snowboarding at Gore Mountain earlier on opening day, can tube for free on Dec. 21. Otherwise, the cost is $17 for two hours; the rate applies to all visitors.
In addition, Gore Mountain will hold its Blessing of the Skis & Boards at 2:30 p.m. with Johnsburg Town Supervisor Ron Vanselow at the base area.
The North Creek Ski Bowl is located on Route 28 in North Creek. For more information, call 251-2411 or visit online at www.goremountain.com.