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Weekend/Holiday Childrens Programs

Alpine Valley's enthusiastic children's Ski & Snowboard Instructors are trained specifically in techniques for teaching children how to ski/snowboard and instilling a love for the sport in a safe, fun and nurturing environment.

Times For All Children's Programs (Weekends/Holidays only)

  • Morning Lesson 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, 2 hours.
  • Afternoon Lesson 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 2 hours.

Beginner Kinder Kids – First time Skier ages 5-7

  • Introduction to the sport of Skiing
  • Learn how to put skis on and take off by themselves
  • Learn how to control speed, glide, and stop
  • Learn how to make controlled wedge turns on the beginner hill
  • Learn how to ride the wonder-carpet conveyor lifts
  • $40.00 per child for a 2 hour lesson only (equipment, lift ticket, helmet sold separately)

Beginner Adventure Kids - First time Skier ages 8-12

  • Introduction to the sport of Skiing
  • Learn how to put skis on and take off by themselves
  • Learn how to carry equipment, control speed, glide, and stop
  • Learn how to make controlled wedge turns on the beginner hill
  • Learn how to ride the wonder-carpet conveyor lifts and potentially the beginner chair lifts
  • $40.00 per child for a 2 hour lesson only (equipment, lift ticket, helmet sold separately)

Beginner Adventure Riders – First time Snowboarder ages 8-12

  • Introduction to the sport of Snowboarding
  • Learn how to balance, skate, edge, straight glide, side-slip heel/toe edge, J-turns and stop
  • Introduce a skidded traverse and the floating leaf maneuver
  • Learn how to ride the wonder-carpet conveyor lifts and potentially the beginner chair lifts
  • $40.00 per child for a 2 hour lesson only (equipment, lift ticket, helmet sold separately)

Mountain Teen Ski - First time Skier ages 13-18

  • Introduction to the sport of Skiing
  • Learn how to put skis on and off, learn how to carry equipment
  • Learn how to control speed, glide, and stop
  • Learn how to make controlled wedge turns on the beginner hill and potentially explore other terrain
  • Learn how to ride the wonder-carpet conveyor lifts and potentially the beginner chair lifts
  • $40.00 per teen for a 2 hour lesson only (equipment, lift ticket, helmet sold separately)

Mountain Teen Snowboard - First time Snowboarder ages 13-18 years

  • Introduction to the sport of Snowboarding
  • Learn how to balance, skate, edge, straight glide, side-slip heel/toe edge, J-turns and stop
  • Introduce a skidded traverse and the floating leaf maneuver
  • Learn how to ride the wonder-carpet conveyor lifts and potentially the beginner chair lifts
  • $40.00 per teen for a 2 hour lesson only (equipment, lift ticket, helmet sold separately)

Sign up for ski school:

   Important Ski School Policies:

*ALL CLASSES are subject to availability and may sell out at any time. Maximum of 20 students per session and Minimum of 4 students to run programs.

* Advance reservations are essential for all Alpine Valley Resort Services throughout the Season and especially during the December holidays period, Martin Luther King weekend, Presidents' Day weekend.

* Lesson reservations must be ordered 24 hours early online. All other lessons they must be purchased at the ski school desk (subject to availability).

* Lesson cancellations: We will gladly give a full refund if a reservation for lessons is canceled before 5 p.m. two days prior to lesson.  NO Refunds on No Shows. Lessons canceled after the start time are considered a ‘no-show’.

*More information: Lift tickets, rentals and helmets sold separately and can be purchased @ lift ticket window. Start times – All lessons begin promptly at their designated times. Please allow enough time to arrange for lift tickets and equipment rentals.  It is highly recommended to have or rent helmets and a restroom stop before going to your designated meeting place. Due to the size of the Resort and the number of children enrolled in our activities, we are not able to accommodate late arrivals. Refunds will not be issued. Children must be completely potty-trained and willing to ski/ride.