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First-Time Ski/Snowboard Packages for Ages 13+

Our Snow Sports School is closed for the season as of Sunday, April 3. The information below is for the 21/22 snow season. Please check back for 22/23 updates!

Our lesson packages will get you started right, with instruction techniques and equipment designed specifically for making your first turns the best they can be. LEARN TO SKI or RIDE!

These value-packed packages include a lift ticket*, rental equipment, and a helmet! Reservations are required.

Discover Skiing/Riding all-day packages include a 90-minute class lesson (on snow at 10:30am).

Beginner Private Lesson packages come with custom one-on-one instruction for a choice of one or two hours.

Discover Class Lessons

Our Snow Sports School is closed for the season as of Sunday, April 3. The information below is for the 21/22 snow season. Please check back for 22/23 updates!

$80 – ticket & lesson
$110 – ticket, lesson, & rentals

We ask all participants of our lessons and programs to complete a health screening by 7:30am the morning of the scheduled lesson.

  • Discover Skiing/Riding class lessons for ages 13+ are available daily from 10:30am-12pm
  • These lessons meet on snow near the snow sports tent below the Sunway Chair loading area at 10:15am.
  • Advanced reservations are required – for more information, please call (518) 251-4804 or send us an email.
  • Package prices include:
    • a 90-minute beginner class lesson and a lower mountain lift ticket* – $80
    • a 90-minute beginner class lesson, a lower mountain lift ticket*, and a ski or snowboard rental package – $110
  • Helmets are required for participants ages 17 and under in our lessons/programs (and recommended for everyone!)
    • our rental package includes a helmet
    • we offer helmet-only rentals if you already have your equipment but need a helmet
  • Discover Skiing/Riding packages are for first-time skiers and snowboarders – we recommend these lessons for novice to advanced levels (see our chart to determine your ability level):
    • Private Lessons – for all levels from beginner to advanced, reservations required
    • Class Lessons – for beginner to intermediate levels, available daily at the same times listed above

*Our lower mountain lift ticket includes access to the Bear Cub Poma, Sunway Chair, Snow Train, Greenway Conveyor, J-Bar, and Village Chair when they are scheduled to open – see our Snow Report.

Beginner Private Lessons

Our Snow Sports School is closed for the season as of Sunday, April 3. The information below is for the 21/22 snow season. Please check back for 22/23 updates!

$199 – 1-hour lesson with ticket & rentals
$309 – 2-hour lesson with ticket & rentals

We ask all participants of our lessons and programs to complete a health screening by 7:30am the morning of the scheduled lesson.

  • Beginner Private Lesson Packages for ages 4+ are offered daily
    • Reservations are required at least 72 hours in advance.
    • Lesson times are 8:30am, 10am, 12pm, 1:30pm.
  • Participants meet their instructor on snow near the snow sports tent below the Sunway Chair loading area.
  • Package prices include:
    • a 1-hour customized private lesson, a lower mountain lift ticket*, and a ski or snowboard rental package – $199
    • a 2-hour customized private lesson, a lower mountain lift ticket*, and a ski or snowboard rental package – $309
  • Helmets are required for participants ages 17 and under in our lessons/programs (and recommended for everyone!)
    • our rental package includes a helmet
    • we offer helmet-only rentals if you already have your equipment but need a helmet
  • Beginner Private Lesson Packages are for first and second-time skiers and snowboarders – (see our chart to determine your ability level).
    For intermediate/advanced levels, we recommend these options:

    • Private Lessons – for all levels from beginner to advanced, reservations required
    • Class Lessons – for beginner to intermediate levels, buy online in advance

*Our lower mountain lift ticket includes access to the Bear Cub Poma, Sunway Chair, Snow Train, Greenway Conveyor, J-Bar, and Village Chair when they are scheduled to open – see our Snow Report.