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The 2022-23 ski season has come to an end. See you on the slopes next season.

Learn to Ski or Snowboard at our Snowsports School

If you’re looking to learn how to ski or snowboard, or to build on your existing skills, our instructors are waiting for you! Choose from one and two-hour private lessons, or our half and full-day kids’ camps! Click on the tabs below to browse our lesson offerings. 

For current conditions and the most up to date information visit our blog, The Mountain Message 

Discover Skiing and Riding

Discover Day Program includes:

  • 8-hour beginner slope lift ticket
  • 8-hour rental
  • 75 minute beginner group lesson

Program after 3:15 pm includes:

  • Night beginner slope lift ticket
  • Night rental
  • 75 minute lesson
  • lesson times 4pm or 5:30pm

Three Visit Program for First Time Skiers and Riders!

If you thought that learning to ski or snowboard was something you could never accomplish, our Discover Skiing and Riding program makes it fun, easy and affordable.

  • For first-time skiers and riders (age 8+).
  • Pre-register for rentals to make the process faster when you arrive 
  • Package and lesson will be purchased and scheduled at the ticket windows the day off. No pre-purchase

First, Second and Third Visit

  • First visit package rates below.
  • Second and third visits, get $15 off package rates below before 3:15 pm.

Please call 434-325-8179 for more information, or to book.

Discover Skiing & Snowboarding Rates For First Visit - Regular Season 2019-20
   Mon-Thu Fri/Sat/Sun/Holiday
Adult $94 $124
Adult after 3:15 pm** $69* $69
Youth (8-12) $79 $99                                 
Youth after 3:15 pm** $54* $54
*Please note, Sunday and Monday night sessions only available Dec. 22, 23, 29, 30, Jan. 19, and Feb. 16.

**Second and third visit discount not available on Night Packages after 3:15 pm.


Additional Benefits

  • Lift ticket upgrade to all slopes/lifts and rental extension: available at additional charge.
  • After your third visit, you can purchase a Ski and Ride Season Pass for $209

Group Lessons (Reservations Not Taken)

First Timers & Beginners

Group lessons are currently not available. We hope to be able to offer group lessons soon. We apologize for any inconveniences. Private lessons are still available. Call 434-325-8179 for more information. 

First Timers & Beginners 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. The focus for the lesson will be familiarization with the equipment and learning to turn, stop and ride the chairlift safely. You will get exclusive access to our learning area and our magic carpet conveyor lift for the duration of your lesson. 

Lessons are 2 hours in length


Sunday-Wednesday: 9:30am-11:30am, 12:45pm-2:45pm, 

Thursday-Saturday/Holidays: 9:30am-11:30am, 12:45pm-2:45pm, 3:30pm-5:30pm* 

*3:30pm group lessons not available on days when there is no night skiing, which includes early season, late season, and non-holiday Sundays and Mondays.



Saturday/Sunday/Holiday: $99

Lift tickets and rentals must be purchased separately. 

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 one of Wintergreen's trained instructors many of whom are PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) or AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors) certified. Our instructors have the passion to help you learn to love skiing and snowboarding as much as they do. Choose from one or two hour private lesson sessions throughout the day.

Lift ticket and equipment rental is not included in the price of the lesson. Participants are required to have a valid lift ticket.

Early Bird Private Lesson - Be the first out on the slopes with our Early Bird Private Lesson.

  • $144, one hour private lesson.
  • Additional guests $114 per person. 
  • Offered most weekends and holidays at 8am.
  • Lift and rental equipment not included. 

Parent and Me Lesson - The safest and most fun way for a family to ski or snowboard together! We’ll pair you up with an instructor who will teach to everyone in the group and give the adults some tips and tricks to keep the kids learning throughout the rest of the day.

  • $254 (includes one parent and one child)
  • All whom may participate in this private lesson must all be the same discipline, i.e. all on skis or all on snowboards. 
  • Minimum age requirement 5+
  • Maximum age restriction 12- 
  • Additional Guests $124 per person
  • Only 1 hour availability 
  • If you have multiple children under the age of 7, the Parent and Me lesson must have individual lessons reserved.   

Private Lesson Times: Offered Daily

8am*, 9:15am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, 3:00pm, 4:15pm and 5:30pm* 

  • 4:15pm & 5:30pm lessons are not available when the slopes close at 5pm 
  • *8am & 5:30pm private lessons are ONLY available during holiday and peak times
  • Holiday Periods: December 26-January 1, January 14-16, and February 18-20
  • Peak times: Saturdays & Sundays

Private Lesson Rates (no discounts available)

 Length of Lesson       First Guest  Additional Guest 
Early Bird 1hr          $144           $114
1 Hour           $134           $104 
2 Hour           $249           $204 
Family 1hr          $254 (includes parent and 1 child)           $124

Please call 434-325-8179 for more information, or to book.

Cancellation Policy

  • Outside of 48 Hours prior to reservation - Full Refund
  • 24-48 Hours prior to reservation - 75% refund
  • Less than 24 Hours - No Refund and no rescheduling

Reservations are required for private lessons 

No discounts are available for private lessons.