Ski and Snowboard Lessons for Kids

What better way to grow your passion for snow sports than to pass it on to your little ones? Each mountain resort surrounding South Lake Tahoe offers various packages for teaching kids of all ages how to ski and snowboard.

Heavenly

No matter the age range, Heavenly offers three lesson types: Group Lessons, Private Lessons, and Small Group Lessons. All lessons are offered at each of their three separate locations: California, Gondola, and Boulder.

Ski Lessons & Snowboard Lessons:

How old? 4-5 years or 6-13 years old for skiing, 5-6 years or 7-13 years old for snowboarding

How long? All day starting at 9:00am

How much? You can purchase tickets online or at the window, purchasing online ahead of time will save you some money.

  • Group 1 day lesson $203 (online price, does not include lift ticket)
  • Group 2 day lesson $366 (online price, does not include lift ticket)
  • Group 3 day lesson $549 (online price, does not include lift ticket)

For a full list of rate and to purchase tickets, click here.

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Photo Courtesy of SkiHeavenly.com

Sierra at Tahoe

Sierra offers private lessons and group programs for kids of differing ages and abilities.

Discovery Program: Ski and snowboard lessons for 3-4 year olds at the beginner level. This program is to introduce kids to all things snow related.

  • A 3-day pack costs $80 per day
  • For rates and more information, click here.

Pioneer Program: Ski and snowboard lessons for 5-6 year olds at the beginner and intermediate levels. This programs helps to teach more specific skills in skiing and snowboarding for new learners.

  • A 3-day pack costs $125 per day, and non-consecutive days are allowed
  • For rates and more information, click here.

Explorers Program: Ski and snowboard lessons for 7-12 year olds at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. This programs focuses on broadening skills and learning more about equipment, terrain, and conditions.

  • A 3-day pack costs $125 per day, and non-consecutive days are allowed
  • For rates and more information, click here.

You can purchase tickets online and check out more information on the Sierra at Tahoe website.

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Image Courtesy of Kirkwood.com

Kirkwood

Kirkwood also offers group, private, and small group lessons, all of which are held at the Timber Creek location.

There are ski lessons for 3-4 year olds (Mini Rippers), as well as 5-12 year olds (Mt. Explorers). The lessons are broken down by skill level, are offered for a half day or a full day, have am and pm sessions, and come in 1-3 day packages. The prices range from $90-$375.

  • For more details and to purchase discounted tickets online, click here.

There are snowboard lessons for 3-4 year olds (Mini Groms), as well as 5-12 year olds (Groms). The lessons are broken down by skill level, are offered for a half day or a full day, have am and pm sessions, and come in 1-2 day packages. The prices range from $117-$250.

  • For more details and to purchase discounted tickets online, click here.

Make a Weekend of It

Plan a trip up to Tahoe and make a weekend vacation out of watching your little groms learn new skills in the snow. RnR Vacation Rentals has plenty of homes available all winter long, and into the sure-to-be-snowy spring as well. Our Wintershire is a 3 bedroom plus loft home ideal for 1-2 families with kids. You can enjoy the slopes, and then come back to cozy up by the fireplace and large HDTV to swap stories of your adventure-filled day.


Featured image courtesy of SierraAtTahoe.com.
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