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Group Lessons

     Group lessons are a fantastic way to learn the basic skills needed to ski or snowboard. Our group lessons are catered to "never-evers" and offer a comfortable learning environment for all involved. Meet new people and learn as a team is the name of the game here!


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First time skiers ages 9 and up.

  • Introduction to the sport of skiing
  • Learn about the equipment
  • Learn how to stop and control speed
  • Learn how to make turns
  • Learn how to ride the wonder carpet conveyor lifts
  • $15.00 per person for one hour ( minimum of 4 people to run program)


First time Snowboarders ages 9 and up.

  • Introduction to the sport of Snowboarding
  • Learn how to balance, skate, edge, straight glide, side-slip heel/toe edge, J-turns and stop
  • Introduction to a skidded traverse and the floating leaf maneuver
  • Learn how to ride the wonder-carpet conveyor lifts
  • $15.00 per person for one hour (minimum of 4 people to run program)

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.