By now, maybe the kids in your household have said those two dreaded words, "I'm bored". Thankfully, they don't have too far to go to enjoy winter sports, they can head to the Val Bialis Sport Center at 210 Memorial Parkway in Utica. Because the kids are off from school this week, Val Bialis has extended hours. Here's more.

According to utica.skibigval.com:

"FEB 17th to Friday, Feb 21:

SCHOOL IS CLOSED all this week. Val Bialas will have extended hours.

Chair Lift is open all week from 12 noon to 5:30. Price: $15 Juniors/$17 Students/$20 Adults

Ski/Board rentals open all week. Rental Packages $15.

TUBING is open from 1pm to 4pm only. Price is $8 per person.

Cross Country Skiing: Good snow coverage. Trails ungroomed.

Rental Packages: $5 per hour/ $10 Min

Call: 415-266-0453 for more information, or visit utica.skibigval.com."