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2021.22 winter programming and ski school operations have not yet been finalized. We will be updating as we confirm operations.

Learn to Ski or Snowboard at our Snowsports School

COVID-19 disclaimer--- We feel the safest way for you to enjoy learning skiing and snowboarding, or refine your existing skills is through private instruction. We are offering privates, semi-privates, and family privates for the upcoming 2020-2021 season. Please check our Mountain Message blog or social media to stay up to date with the latest offerings and availability as they are subject to change.  Guests who book a private lesson are guaranteed availability to purchase lift tickets and rental equipment regardless of sold out status. **Lift tickets and rental equipment are not included in the price of a private lesson.**

For current conditions and the most up to date information visit our blog, The Mountain Message 

Discover Skiing and Riding

Discover Day Program includes:

  • 8-hour beginner slope lift ticket
  • 8-hour rental
  • 75 minute beginner group lesson

Program after 3:15 pm includes:

  • Night beginner slope lift ticket
  • Night rental
  • 75 minute lesson
  • lesson times 4pm or 5:30pm

Three Visit Program for First Time Skiers and Riders!

If you thought that learning to ski or snowboard was something you could never accomplish, our Discover Skiing and Riding program makes it fun, easy and affordable.

  • For first-time skiers and riders (age 8+).
  • Pre-register for rentals to make the process faster when you arrive 
  • Package and lesson will be purchased and scheduled at the ticket windows the day off. No pre-purchase

First, Second and Third Visit

  • First visit package rates below.
  • Second and third visits, get $15 off package rates below before 3:15 pm.

Discover Skiing & Snowboarding Rates For First Visit - Regular Season 2019-20
   Mon-Thu Fri/Sat/Sun/Holiday
Adult $94 $124
Adult after 3:15 pm** $69* $69
Youth (8-12) $79 $99                                 
Youth after 3:15 pm** $54* $54
*Please note, Sunday and Monday night sessions only available Dec. 22, 23, 29, 30, Jan. 19, and Feb. 16.

**Second and third visit discount not available on Night Packages after 3:15 pm.

 

Additional Benefits

  • Lift ticket upgrade to all slopes/lifts and rental extension: available at additional charge.
  • After your third visit, you can purchase a Ski and Ride Season Pass for $209

Group Lessons (Reservations Not Taken)

Never Evers

Never Evers Ski and Snowboard group lessons (ages 8 & above) are for those who have never skied/snowboarded before or have only tried skiing/snowboarding once or twice. Primary focus for the lesson will be familiarization of the equipment and learning to turn and stop.

Lessons are 75 minutes in length and are taught at 9:30 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm, 4 pm* and 5:30 pm*. Cost: Sunday-Thursday:$44; Friday, Saturday and Holiday: $49. Rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 25% on one group lesson per day. Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

*4 pm and 5:30 pm lessons not available on days when there is no night skiing, which includes early season, late season, and non-holiday Sundays and Mondays.

Beginner

Beginner Ski and Snowboard group lessons (ages 8 & above) are for those who can already turn and stop and are ready to improve their control.

Lessons are 75 minutes in length and are taught at 9:30 am, 1 pm, and 4 pm.* Cost: Sunday-Thursday:$49; Friday, Saturday and Holiday: $59. Rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 25% on one group lesson per day. Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

*4 pm lessons not available on days when there is no night skiing, which includes early season, late season, and non-holiday Sunday and Mondays.

Intermediate

Intermediate Ski and Snowboard group lessons (ages 8 & above) are for those who are proficient with turning, stopping and riding a chairlift. Primary focus for the lesson will be improving technique and improving turning/stopping proficiency on beginning terrain.

Lessons are 75 minutes in length and are taught at 2:30 pm daily. Cost: Sunday-Thursday:$49; Friday, Saturday and Holiday: $59. Rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 25% on your intermediate group lesson. Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons - 434-325-8065

Private lessons are not only a great way to learn to ski or snowboard, but you can revamp your skills and become a better skier or snowboarder. Private instruction offers you one-on-one coaching and instruction with one of Wintergreen's trained instructors many of whom are PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) or AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) certified. Our instructors have the passion to help you learn to love skiing and snowboarding as much as they do.

Lift ticket and equipment rental is not included in the price of the lesson. Participants are required to have a valid lift ticket.

*Be the first out on the slopes with our Early Bird Private Lesson - offered most weekends and holidays at 8 am. Rate: $129 for first guest; additional guests: $94/each. 1 hour lesson. Lift and rental equipment not included. 

Family Lesson - The safest and most fun way for a family to ski or snowboard together! We’ll pair you up with an instructor who will teach to everyone in the group, and give the adults some tips and tricks to keep the kids learning throughout the rest of the day. Family privates must all be the same discipline, i.e. all on skis or all on snowboards. Up to five family members per instructor.

Private Lesson Times:

8am*, 9:15am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, 3:00pm, 4:15pm and 5:30pm* 

  • 4:15pm & 5:30pm lessons are not available when the slopes close at 5pm (non-holiday Sundays and Mondays)
  • *8am & 5:30pm private lessons are ONLY available during holiday and peak times
    • Holidays: December 26-31, January 16-18, and February 13-15
    • Peak times: Saturdays & Sundays
  • Our 8am Early Bird lessons are only available for slope lessons to individuals who can ski independently 

Private Lesson Rates (no discounts available)

 Length of Lesson  First Guest  Additional Guest 
Early Bird 1hr     $139           $99
1 Hour      $129           $99 
2 Hour      $249           $199 
Family 1hr     $199 (includes parent and 1 child)           $119


Cancellation Policy

  • Outside of 48 Hours prior to reservation - Full Refund
  • 24-48 Hours prior to reservation - 75% refund
  • Less than 24 Hours - No Refund and no rescheduling

Reservations are required for private lessons, call 434-325-8065 or email [email protected] to request a call back.

No discounts are available for private lessons.