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Holiday Valley's 2024 Penguin Paddle

Penguin Paddle at Holiday Valley Resort

The Penguin Paddle is one of the most anticipated events of the ski season and the major source of funding for the Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program or LASP.  

The annual Penguin Paddle is an all-day event that is held on the slope-side of the Yodeler Lodge in cooperation with Holiday Valley Ski Resort.  … And they don’t call it the Penguin Paddle for nothing.  Every February hundreds of Penguin Paddlers of all ages flock to Holiday Valley for the Penguin Paddle Races.  These slippery sliders throw caution and dignity to the wind and don helmets and large black garbage bags to ‘make like penguins’ and slide down the lower part of the Yodeler ski slope on their bellies to support the Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program.

There will be a buffet cook-out lunch, silent auction, wine wall and a raffle filled with awesome items. The silent auction features over 150 items including beautiful gift baskets, ski and outdoor gear, home décor and gift cards from many of Ellicottville’s fine local restaurants and businesses. 

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Phone Number

Holiday Valley Mountain Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Road Base of Yodeler
Ellicottville, NY 14731
United States

Latitude & Longitude
42.261945, -78.667613 Google Maps