The Bike Park, Scenic Lift Rides, and the Summit Adventure Park will be CLOSED today, Sunday September 25th. All activities will reopen Saturday, October 1st.

Explorers Children Ski & Snowboard Lesson

Explorers Children Ski & Snowboard Lesson

Our Explorers Program is for children of all abilities, ages 6 to 12. Our instructors focus on making learning skiing or snowboarding a safe and fun experience for your children! For the safety of our guests, only children are allowed in the Explorers area and parents will be required to show their confirmation email at the time of pick up, after the lesson.

Explorers Lesson


This lesson is for children ages 6 to 12

Ability: All abilities are welcome
Lift Ticket:

This lesson includes your child's lift ticket. Their lift ticket will be valid for the entire day of your visit, so they can continue practicing before or after their scheduled lesson time. 


A full ski or snowboard rental (including helmet) is included with this lesson. Rentals are valid the entire day of your visit, both before and after your child's lesson to continue practicing. Please come with your child dressed for their lesson, we do NOT rent snow pants or jackets. 

Lesson Length:

1.5 hours on the snow

Please arrive at least a half-hour early to prepare your child for getting on the snow. 

  • Beginners Lessons:
    • Thursdays & Fridays: 10am & 1pm 
    • Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays: Continuously on the hour, 9am-2pm
  • Advanced Lessons:
    • Thursday through Sunday & Holidays: 10am & 1pm
Location/Arrival: Please arrive and park at the VALLEY Lodge, located at the bottom of the mountain. Print your child's lift ticket at the pick box located outside the Valley Lodge. Children should be dropped off at the front of the Frontier Center, located on the far left side of the Valley Lodge. 
Reservations: All lessons MUST be purchased online! Space is extremely limited. Please purchase in advance to ensure availability. 



Purchase Explorers Lesson

To purchase an Explorers Lesson, choose between whether your child will be skiing or snowboarding. At purchase, select the date and time for your lesson reservation. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow for parking and getting your child ready for the snow. Select your child's availability based on type 1 (never-ever), type 2 (minimal snow experience), or type 3 (advanced skier or snowboarder). You will also have to enter your child's height and weight. 

At checkout, you will be prompted to complete emergency contact information for your child, as well as add in any special conditions. You will also be asked to choose a more specific ability level based on skill. 

Book Ski Explorers Lesson

Book Snowboard Explorers Lesson