Elevate Your Ability
Whether it's your first time or you'd like to feel comfortable on something beyond green runs, any time is a good time to learn to ski or ride! Join our expert instructors and take a half-day lesson amongst your peers to build your skills on the mountain. You'll receive individual attention to grow in confidence and improve your technique, making for the best value for a half day lesson!

Beginner Adult Group Lessons are only available for skier/rider from First-Time to Blue Level. Rentals and lift access are not included with a lesson. If you need rentals, please book in advance, and show up to your fitting prior to 8:15am for AM lessons, or 12pm for PM lessons. Ages 15+.
DisciplineAbility LevelLesson DurationBook Early & Save up 15%
Half day morningSki or SnowboardFirst Timer to Intermediate (Blue) LevelHalf Day
3 Hours
9:15 am - 12:15 pm
Price Per Day
Online from: $169
Walk-up from: $199
Half Day AfternoonSki or SnowboardFirst Timer to Intermediate (Blue) LevelHalf Day
3 Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Per Day
Online from: $169
Walk-up from: $199
Price range may vary and is dependent on date and time of booking.

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Helpful Information
Q: What is an appropriate tip for an instructor?
A: Tips / gratuities are not expected but very much appreciated. Generally, 15% - 20% of the purchase price is suggested. Tips can be given directly to instructors by cash or Venmo. Cash and credit card tips can be left with guest services.

Q: Can I be in a lesson with my friend?
A: Providing you are the same ability level we will try to keep friends/family together. Please arrive to the start of your lesson together. Lessons are taught to one discipline, we do not combine ski and snowboard.

Q: What if I am late?
A: Visit the registration desk in the West Portal Rental Shop to reschedule for a future date. Late participants cannot be added to classes.

Q: What do I bring to my lesson?
A: Please be dressed and ready for a day in the snow! Warm base layers, wool socks, gloves or mittens, neck gator, jacket, and snow pants. Goggles and helmets are highly recommended! We will stop for water, and bathroom breaks throughout the day. Ski or snowboard equipment as well as lift access will need to be brought to the lesson.
Lift Tickets are required for all lessons. Lift Tickets are not included in the purchase of a lesson but can be added on to a lesson for a discounted rate.

Lift Ticket Add oN $89.00

If you didn't receive your lift ticket in the mail, you will receive an email or text message for pick up. If you did receive your lift ticket, please refer to the "Start Time & Meeting Place" tab for meeting area map.
Ski or Snowboard equipment is required for all lessons.
Rentals are not included with a lesson.
Book early online & save on rentals HERE.

Please arrive geared up and ready to go at the lesson meeting area 15 minutes before the lesson. Lessons leave promptly at start time.
Adult Group Lessons
Morning half day lessons meet at 9:00am and run from 9:15am to 12:15pm.

Afternoon half day lessons meet at 12:45pm and run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.


Full day clinics meet at 9:00am and run from 9:15am to 3:15pm

Adult lessons meet on snow outside West Portal Rental Shop, directly in front of the red chair plaza. Located at the base of the Arrow Chairlift at the Winter Park Base.

Download the map here.

Ski and Ride School Meeting area map
Guests can cancel lessons penalty-free up to 7 days in advance of arrival or rebook for later in the season. Purchases become non-refundable 7 days prior to arrival. Up to 9am MT the day prior to 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. Requests for modifications to dates and/or packages after 9am MT day prior to arrival can be requested by emailing kprograms@winterparkresort.com.
Have more questions? Please email us at Kprograms@winterparkresort.com or call 800.729.7907