Snowboard Lessons for Ages 11 & Up

All Programs below were offered during the 2013/14 Season.  The 2014/15 Lesson Programs will be updated soon.  Thank you

Group lessons are offered daily at the following times for the First Run Package and walk-in group lessons. All group sizes are limited to less than 6 students. 

*15% off Season Pass Holder Discount is available with general group lessons by using the Member's Only Tab in our Online Store!

Lesson Schedule:  Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your lesson time.

Group lessons are available everyday for ages 6 and older until Friday, March 28th at 12pm only.


Programs for ages 11+


First Run Package

A one-day package which includes a lift-ticket, ski or snowboard equipment rental, and a beginner group lesson. You can add a helmet rental for only $5 more. Beginner lessons are available according to the daily lesson schedule above.

One hour group lesson, unrestricted lift ticket and rental package - $69

After 4pm First Run Package - $59

New!  Beginner Special - $49

Includes:  A restricted lift ticket valid at magic carpet area, zero chairlift, and number one chairlift; rental equipment, and 2-hour lesson.

2-hour group lesson only - $30

Private Lessons

Get the undivided attention from one of our professional instructors. Your personal coach will teach movements used by experts and refine them to fit your motiviations and needs. Availability is limited on weekends and holidays.  Please call 651-258-4567 ext. 133 to make your reservation.

One hour Private Lesson - $55 

Add up to 2 guests to a private lesson for $35 each.

3-week Session

A progressive 3-week program that provides the highest value and results for those who wish to learn and/or become more profficient at the sport. Students are grouped by ability and coached once a week for 3 consecutive weeks by the same coach. Sessions are offered on Saturdays at Sundays at 10:30am and 1:30pm. Advanced reservations and pre-payment via our OnLine Store are required for all Session Programs.

NEW this season! All 3-week students will be given a free 2013/14 Season Pass upon completion of their 3-week session program.  Guests must complete all 3 lesssons on the scheduled session dates to receive season pass.  Guests must be beginners or low intermediates to qualify for this offer.    

Lessons, lift tickets and rental equipment - $169    Register Now!

Lessons & lift tickets - $139    Register Now!

Lessons only - $85    Register Now!

15% off Season Pass Holder Discount is available with this program by using the Member's Only Tab in our Online Store!11 and up Session Schedule:

Age 11 and up Session Schedule:

Saturday Sessions:

Session 1:  January 4th, 11th, and 18th @ 10:00am

Session 2:  Feb. 1st, 8th, and 15th @10:00am

Sunday Sessions:

Session 2:  January 5th, 12th, and 19th @ 1:00pm - Sold Out

Session 4:  Feb. 2nd, 9th, and 16th @ 1:00pm

Questions?  Please call the Learning Center at 651-258-4567 ext. 133 or email us!

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