CLYMER, NY (Erie News Now) — The return of snow was good news for Shriner’s patients as they got to enjoy a snow tubing event at Peek ‘N Peak on Saturday.

Patients of all ages could get bundled up and enjoyed the snow and tubing hills at the ski resort in Clymer, New York.

The goal of the mid-day event was to teach children different lifestyle skills and promote independence. It also allowed patients to spend time with other kids who may have similar challenges and difficulties and have fun.

After snow turning, patients could enjoy lunch and then different presentations about nutrition and community.