Mount Southington's terrain parks are located on the connecting trails Lift Line, Stardust and feature jumps, rails, boxes and other fun elements. Connecticut's only machine cut half-pipe is located on the upper portion of Laurel. Please note: Helmets are required in all terrain parks and half-pipe.
In order to use the terrain parks at Mount Southington, it's important to know and understand the rules and safety guidelines for skiing and riding freestyle terrain parks. All interested patrons are urged to watch the Smart Style safety video which is available on this page.
NOTE to Parents: You should review the information on these pages if any child (under 18) that is under your control and/or supervision is interested in using Mount Southington Ski Area's terrain park.
Interested in a program to help you better develop your skills? Our Intro to Free Ride Skiing and Intro to Freestyle Snowboarding programs were developed to help you better learn the art of free ride skiing and freestyle snowboarding with our certified coaches, in a safe environment. Check them out here.
1. Know the Rules.
Freestyle Terrain contains man-made and natural terrain variations.
Freestyle Terrain changes constantly due to weather and use.
Inspect Freestyle Terrain before using and throughout the day.
In jumping and using this terrain, you assume risk of serious injury.
Be courteous and respect others.
One user on a terrain feature at a time.
Never jump blindly-use a spotter when necessary. Look before you leap!
It is your responsibility to control your body on the ground and in the air.
Always clear the landing area quickly.
Always ride or ski in control and within your ability.
KNOW THE CODE—IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY!
2. Watch the Smart Style Safety video.
The Smart Style video is hosted at www.terrainparksafety.org and is brought to you by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA).
To view the video, click here.
- The rules are posted at the entrance to the park and at the entrance to the ski area.
- Always call your drop and use a spotter.
- Be sure to clear the landing zone quickly.
- In order to enter the terrain park, you must show your pass each time.
- The management may close down any hits or features if they feel that maintenance is needed.
- When a closed sign is posted at a hit or feature, obey the sign. It is for your safety.
- Mount Southington does NOT allow inverted aerials in the terrain park.
- Helmets are required in the terrain park.
- Only one person is allowed on a feature at a time.
- Prior to using any hits or features in the terrain park, be sure to check out and familiarize yourself with each area.
Watch the SmartStyle Safety Video.