Lesson instructor

Whether you're a first-time skier or boarder, or you just need to brush up on your skills - the Snowriver Snowsports Center has exactly what you need to take on the mountains with confidence, style, and skill. Our lessons are designed to make learning easy, fun, and very rewarding. All lessons are offered at Jackson Creek Summit only, no lessons are offered at Black River Basin.

Lessons do not include lift tickets or rentals; these must be purchased separately.


Make the most of your on-mountain experience.

  • Lesson availability is limited. Not all lessons are offered every day.
  • Private lessons are available for all ability levels.
  • Prices do not include rental equipment or lift tickets.
  • Lessons require an advance online booking.
  • Additional hours may only be purchased upon check-in based on availability.
Lesson Type Lesson Length FIRST PERSON +1 PERSON +1 HOUR


[ages 6-10 skiing only]

2 HOURS $95    


[all ages]

1 HOUR $105 $85 $85


[ages 10+]

1.5 HOURS $105    


[includes learning lifts, rentals, and group lesson]

1.5 HOURS $160    


Class Check-In

All classes including groups and private lessons will meet at our Jackson Creek Summit learning terrain for check-in arrive on-site at least 60-90 minutes prior to your class start time, all students should be suited up and ready for their lesson 15 minutes prior to class and at our check-in location with gear and lift ticket. We will not accept any students in a class once it has begun. All students will be required to wear face-covering, goggles, and gloves at all times during the lesson.

Lesson Policies

Lesson Policies

Please carefully read all Lesson Policies before booking a reservation to understand your responsibilities. 

Online Lesson Reservations

All lesson programs must be purchased & reserved in advance for all weekdays, weekends, holidays, and peak periods.

Lesson Check-In

All classes, including groups and private lessons, will meet at our Sugar Hills Learning area for check-in. Arrive at Snowriver Mountain at least 60-90 minutes before your class start-time to ensure enough timing with tickets and rentals. All students should be suited up and ready for their lesson 15 minutes prior to start time and at our check-in location with gear and lift ticket. We will not accept any students in a lesson once it has begun.

Lesson Cancellation Policy

All lessons canceled within five days of the lesson date will be assessed a $20 cancellation fee and refunded. All lessons canceled within two days of the lesson date will be non-refundable, with no exceptions. If the guest wishes to reschedule, they must do so two days prior to their arrival. Lessons can only be rescheduled ONE time and will incur a $20 rescheduling fee. Once a lesson has been rescheduled, it becomes non-refundable if the guest wishes to cancel.

For Parents + Guardians

A Late Pickup Fee of $25 per child under 11 will be assessed if the parent or guardian on record is not present to pick up their child at the end of the lesson.

Snowriver Mountain reserves the right to refuse a child due to age, communication barriers, tardiness, behavior, availability, or readiness for the program. If a child does not wish to participate in a lesson, we will not force participation. Parents need to be available for pick-up in the case that any of these reasons should be cause to end a lesson early.