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First-Time Ski/Snowboard Packages for Ages 13+

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! Beginner Private Lesson packages come with custom one-on-one instruction for a choice of one or two hours. Discover Skiing/Riding packages come with a 90-minute beginner class lesson. Reservations are required for Private Lessons and we recommend making them in advance for Class Lessons too.

Discover Class Lessons

Discover Skiing/Riding Package Prices:

$90 – ticket & lesson
$120 – ticket, lesson, & rentals

  • Discover class lessons for ages 13+ are for first-time skiers and snowboarders. See our chart to determine your ability level.*
  • Morning lessons meet daily at 10:15am with on-snow instruction from 10:30am-12pm
  • Afternoon lessons meet Saturday, Sunday, and daily during holiday periods at 1:15pm with on-snow instruction from 1:30-3pm
  • These lessons meet on snow near the snow sports tent below the Sunway Chair loading area
  • Advanced reservations are recommended – online reservations coming soon.
  • Package prices include:
    • a 90-minute beginner class lesson and a lower mountain lift ticket* – $90
    • a 90-minute beginner class lesson, a lower mountain lift ticket*, and a ski or snowboard rental package – $120
  • 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

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

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

  • 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.