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Learn to Ski/Snowboard OR Learn to Ski/Snowboard Better!

Wintergreen Resort offers learn to ski or snowboard programs for all ages and ability levels based on the American Teaching System. Whether your aim is to conquer Potato Patch or hit The Highlands in style, our instructors will help you reach your goals.

Sign up at the Snowsports school desk on the middle level of the Skyline Pavilion Ski Center. You will need a pre-purchased lift ticket and equipment for group lessons, private lessons and specialty workshops. Please allow at least one hour to pick up your rentals and get situated before your lesson. 

Click here for programs for children ages 2½-14. 

Kudos to WTG Ski Instructors! My eight year old had one lesson and he was able to ski with me the rest of the day. He had total control.
- Clare Cho, Facebook 

Snowsports School Programs for Adults and Children

Discover Skiing & Snowboarding

Whenever you start to learn anything new, it takes time. We've found that if you take at least three lessons, you'll stay with the sport for life. And with our Discover package, we guarantee you'll learn to ski or snowboard and SAVE money. Click here for the details of this program. 

Group Lessons (Beginner, Advanced Beginner & Intermediate)

 Beginner: 

Beginner Ski and Snowboard group lessons (ages 8 & above) are for those who have never skied/snowboarded before or have only tried skiing/snowboarding once or twice. Primary focus for the lesson will be familiarization of the equipment and learning to turn and stop. Lessons are 75 minutes in length (1.25 hours) and are taught at 9:30 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm, 4 pm, and 5:30 pm.  Cost: $36 (rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 50% on your beginner group lesson – that’s only $18). Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

Advanced Beginner:  

Advanced Beginner Ski and Snowboard group lessons (ages 8 & above) are for those who can already turn and stop and are ready to improve their control. Lessons are 75 minutes in length (1.25 hours) and are taught at 9:30 am, 1:00 and 4:00 pm.  Cost: $36 (rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 50% on your beginner group lesson – that’s only $18). Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

Mighty-Mite  

For children ages 6-7 we offer beginner and advanced beginner group ski lessons. These lessons are for children who have never skied before or have only tried skiing once or twice. The primary focus of the lesson is to become familiar with the equipment and learn to turn and stop. Lessons are 75 minutes in length (1.25 hours) and are taught at 9:30 am, 2:30 and 5:30 pm.  Cost: $50 (rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 50% on your beginner group lesson – that’s only $25). Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

Intermediate: 

Intermediate Ski and Snowboard group lessons (ages 8 & above) are for those who are proficient with turning and stopping and riding a chairlift. Primary focus for the lesson will be improving technique and improving turning/stopping proficiency on beginning terrain. Lessons are 75 minutes in length (1.25 hours) and are taught at 2:30 pm daily.  Cost: $50 (rent our ski or snowboard equipment and save 50% on your intermediate group lesson – that’s only $25). Requires valid lift ticket. Lift Ticket/Rental equipment not included in price.

Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Private lessons are not only a great way to learn to ski or snowboard, but you can revamp your skills and become a better skier or snowboarder. Private instruction offers you one-on-one coaching and instruction with a PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America)/AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) trained instructor. Our instructors have the passion to help you learn to love skiing and snowboarding as much as they do. Lift ticket and equipment rental is not included in the price of the lesson. Participants are required to have a valid lift ticket.

Private Lesson Times: 8 am/Early Bird*, 9:30 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm. 

Length of Lesson                     First Guest                      Additional Guest  

     1¼ hour                                  $95                                  $49 

     3 hour                                     $199                                 $99  

     6 hour                                     $389                                $189  

*Be the first out on the slopes with our Early Bird Private Lesson - offered most weekends and holidays at 8 am. Rate: $98 for first guest; additional guests: $49/each.1 ¼ hour lesson. Lift and rental equipment not included. 

Reservations are strongly recommended for private lessons. 

Specialty Lessons &Women’s Specialty Clinics

Mom, Dad and Me – Ski/Snowboard Private Lesson 

Do you want to know what your child should be working on next and how to help them ski/ride better? The lesson is focused solely on child instruction with an introduction on how to continue teaching your child (not a lesson for teaching a parent and a child). Open to children that can ski/ride Potato Patch terrain and above. One parent can accompany their child in the lesson at the established rate, additional parent can attend for $49.

Rate: $151 (lift ticket and rentals not included)

Additional parent: $49

Wintergreen Women's Friday Ski Clinics 

Women’s Ski Clinics, offered on Fridays from late January through late February, are geared for women who want to improve their skiing skills, taught by Wintergreen’s PSIA/AASI female instructors. Sign up for one, or all five. The clinics are from 9 am-2:00 pm. Lunch and instruction is included (1 Day Clinic: $119;All Five Clinics: $475). Lift ticket and rental equipment  not included. 

Snowsports School & Treehouse Lesson Cancelation policy: 

If lesson is canceled 48 hours prior to lesson start, a full refund is offered;  

Less than 48 hours and more than 24 hours to lesson start: 25% scheduling fee; 

Less than 24 hours to lesson start: No refund