Excel on the Snow
Multiple days of skiing or riding means progression multiplied. Experience what it means to see your child excel on the snow when you book a holiday/spring break lesson.

Benefits of booking in advance online
  • Lowest price when booked at least 7 days in advance
  • Save time by filling out your information ahead of time
  • Guaranteed availability
  • Easy cancellation if your plans change

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Pre-Book Pricing
All prices are valid for the 19/20 winter season. Pre-book pricing is valid for purchases made at least 7 days in advance. Walk up prices are 10% higher than pre-book.
Time Frame Dates Price
MLK Weekend Jan. 18, 19
President's Day Weekend Feb. 15, 16 $296
Spring Break Session 1 Mar. 11, 12, 13 $440
Spring Break Session 2 Mar. 18, 19, 20 $440
Helpful Information
Lift Tickets
As a convenience to our Passholders, lift tickets are not included in the price of your lesson. We do offer discounted add-on lift tickets to our students who need one for $10 for ages 3-6 and $39 for ages 7-14.
Rentals are not included in the price of your lesson. Students can take advantage of discounted ski and rental packages when they add them on to their lesson. Rentals include your skis or board, boots, poles (skis only), and a helmet. Learn more about rental packages here.
We highly recommend students pick up rentals at West Portal Station the night before their lesson after 3pm. For day of pick up, please arrive an hour before your lesson.
Weather can change quickly on the mountain. We strongly recommend students wear layers. These should include waterproof pants, coat and gloves, along with sunglasses or goggles and 1 pair of tall socks (ski or snowboard socks recommended). Children must wear a helmet & eye protection in order to participate in lessons. Many of these items are available for rental at West Portal Rentals, or purchase at West Portal Outfitters.
Full Day lessons meet at 9:45am and run from 10:00am to 3:30pm.
Ages 3 + 4
(first time 4 year olds are recommended to start in this program) meet in the Green Room in the Kids Center (3 Floor)
Ages 4+ meet at Sorenson Park

For a more detailed map, click here.
Kids ski lessons are for ages 3-14 and kids snowboard ages are from 4-14. Adult lessons are only for students ages 14+. All children must be potty trained.
Lunch is included in kids lessons. We serve a variety of kid friendly lunch options. A gluten free option is available for children with allergies. The menu may change from day to day. You may pack your own child's lunch if you wish.
Guests can cancel lessons penalty-free up to 7 days in advance or rebook for later in the season. Within 7 days of arrival, purchases may be rebooked for a different date during the current season. There is no rebooking fee and price differences will be charged. Guests who are not able to use purchased product in the current season may request a resort credit that may be used within a year.
Early drop-off is available from 8:00 am for $15 and includes activities and a snack. Early drop-off may be purchased the same day of your lesson at West Portal. Drop-off is located in the Green Room (third floor of the West Portal).
Every child in Ski + Ride School will be equipped with a GPS unit. At the end of the day instructors will hand out a Flaik code to parents and kids who can then go online to flaik.com to track vertical feet and map runs. Type in your child’s code, the date, and hit the “Relive your day” button.
Instructors can carry any medication/epi-pens in a specially marked pack with a form filled out by parents with specifics about the medication. Instructors cannot administer any medication but will call Ski Patrol if the Child cannot administer it.

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