How to Join

Looking for New Members 

The Volunteer Ski Patrol is always looking for advanced to expert alpine and telemark skiers, and riders who want to be a part of an organization dedicated to helping fellow skiers while enjoying America's favorite winter sport. The Patrol provides training in NSP Outdoor Emergency Care first aid and alpine toboggan training. Loveland's 160 volunteer patrollers are men and women aged 18 to 70+, married and single, all with an appreciation for each other and a love of skiing. The Patrol also sponsors a Young Adult Patroller program for youth age 15-18.


  • Advanced to expert alpine or telemark skiing or riding ability (able to run a toboggan on all of Loveland's slopes)
  • Commit a designated number of weekend days to the Patrol
  • Successfully complete first aid and ski/toboggan training and testing
  • Purchase uniform vest
  • Provide your own black jacket and black ski pants
  • Purchase First Aid Supplies
  • Pay annual dues


  • Affiliation with the NSP
  • Association with a diverse group of people who share a common love of skiing and appreciation of Loveland Ski Area
  • Complimentary lift tickets
  • Individual and family season passes
  • Locker room for storing clothing and equipment
  • Discounts at Loveland's sports shops and restaurants
  • Seasonal and off-season social events;
  • Opportunity to improve both skiing and first aid skills and to serve in Patrol leadership positions.

Please take a look at our FAQs to see if this answers some of you initial questions.  If you're still interested, please fill out our interest form. One of our directors will contact you to answer any further questions you may have.

Feel free to stop by the Loveland Basin First Aid Room on weekends during the ski season to discuss becoming a member of the Loveland Volunteer Ski Patrol. Skiing tryouts are held several times during the year.

If you are interested in a paid position as a ski patroller or need to contact the patrol room at Loveland Ski Area, please call us at (303) 571-5580 x134 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..