Learn to Ski or snowboard for $169

Calling all first timers! This is your invitation to explore and play at Winter Park in a judgment free and welcoming environment. Finding a new passion can be intimidating, we get it, but with our world class instructors we are here to help make your learning experience not just enjoyable, but confidence building, giving you the skills to take on Mary Jane in no time. You do not want to miss out on our early season Learn to ski or ride package this winter for only $169!

This package includes what any first timer needs to enjoy their first day on the mountain: A half day group lesson (3 hours) for skiers and riders, lift access, and equipment rentals. This deal is available for both kids (age 4 & up) and adults who are first time skiers or riders.

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  • Lesson (half day group)
  • Rentals *
  • Lift ticket
Dec. 9, 2022

Nov. 16, 22 - Dec. 15, 2022

Nov. 21, 22 - Nov. 27, 2022

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Helpful Information

Lift tickets are required for mountain access.

One all day lift ticket is included with purchase of First Timer package for one participant.

All day equipment rentals
Ski or Snowboard rentals are all day equipment rentals included with package purchase for one participant.

Learn to ski equipment includes: skis, boots, poles, helmet
Learn to snowboard equipment includes: snowboard, boots, helmet

All Winter Park rentals include a helmet. Helmets and eye protection are required for all child lessons.
Adult morning half day lessons meet at 9:00am and run from 9:15am to 12:15pm.

Adult or child afternoon half day lessons meet at 12:45pm and run from 1pm to 4:00pm.

Adult lessons are for ages 15+
Child lessons are for ages 4 - 14

Download a meeting area map here.
Ski and Ride School Meeting area map
As a first timer being prepared is the best way to ensure your experience is fun and enjoyable.

Check out our blog post that breaks down all the best clothing options for visiting the mountains.

What to wear in the mountains.
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. Please inform instructor of any food allergies.
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

Adult lessons are for ages 14 and up. We offer kids lessons for those under the age of 14.
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