- Open Daily
- For Snowboarders ages 7-14
- Location: Discovery Center
- Contact: 800.889.4411
Your kids want to have fun! More than just children's lessons, our Mountain Rider programs are designed with fun in mind. Whether they're just beginning or already tearing it up all over the mountain, they'll laugh their way through a great day of learning and discovery. Our instructors group kids of similar ability before hitting the mountain for a day of fun-filled learning. This program offers full day and half day sessions.
Looking for a similar skiing experience? check out our Mountain Camp Program for skiers ages 7-14!
Weekdays - 8:30am / Weekends & Holidays - 7:30am
Registration is located on the ground floor of the Discovery Center
Full Day Class:
Meets at 9:15am / Pickup at 3:30pm
Half Day Class:
AM Session - Meets at 9:15am / Pickup at 11:30am
PM Session - Meets at 1:15pm / Pickup at 3:30pm
Outside the Discovery Center (near the Big Dipper warming hut)
Lift Ticket required during all lessons
Lesson does not include rentals
|Sessions||1 DAY||2 DAY||3 DAY||4 DAY||5 DAY|
|FULL DAY PACKAGE (includes lift ticket)||$184||$348||$494||$592||$685|
|FULL DAY (no lift ticket)||$128||$236||$324||$392||$450|
|HALF DAY (no lift ticket)||$84||$133||$202||$226||$241|
|Half-Day to Full-Day Upgrade: $44|
|Add Lunch to Half-Day: $10|
There is a $25 cancellation fee for Mountain Riders.
2017/2018 Mountain Riders Season Pass
Allows you to book as many days as you wish throughout the season for one flat rate. Once purchased, simply fill out a Mountain Riders Season Calendar and we will reserve your spot. Once submitted you can add additional dates by calling our reservation department at least 24 hours prior to lesson start times
Mountain Riders Program Pass does not include lift Access. Separate Season Pass or lift ticket required for participation
First Child | $1,999
Additional Sibling | $1,899
Before you arrive for your lesson, take a look at our ability chart to find the level that most describes your skiing and riding
|Never ridden before or only in back yard|
|Can traverse on both toe and heel edges, rides and stops in control|
|Ride the chairlift, starting to link skidded turns on easier (beginner) terrain|
|Easily links turns on easier trails, ready for more difficult terrain|
|Rides more difficult terrain, beginning to carve turns, ready to start switch and freestyle|
|Carves turns on all more difficult trails, ready for most difficult trails, links basic switch turns|
|Rides most all difficult trails, bumps and switch on blue trails|
|At least light blue ride level, ready to learn the basics of terrain park riding|
Terrain Park Lessons:
Offered on most weekends and Holidays, for our more advanced snowboarders we offer Terrain Park lessons. We'll cover the basics to learning more advanced tricks, with a focus on park etiquette and safety.
Please inquire at the Big Dipper, 15 minutes prior to meeting times, for availability and to sign into the group. Kids going into these advanced classes are required to wear helmets.
For kids with special needs, Mount Snow offers adaptive lessons.
- Checking In
Please fill out this form and bring it with you on your first day of lessons for the 2016-2017 season
Mountain Rider registration/check-in and ticket pick up is located in the lower level of the Discovery Center.
Registration/check-in begins at 7:30am on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays and 8:30am Monday - Friday non-holiday weeks.
At the time of registration, you will be required to fill out a registration form for your child with medical and emergency information. This will be kept on file for the season. Placing your cell phone (or emergency) numbers in your child's pocket is an excellent way for them to give this information to us if the need arises.
Allow extra time to complete forms, pick up lift and lesson tickets, try on rentals and get your child settled. Busy weekends and holidays can be hectic. Avoid lines by arriving early!
Children are placed in groups at 9:15am for lessons starting at 9:30 at the Big Dipper Building. Children are placed into groups at 1:15pm for afternoon lessons starting at 1:30pm. Please be on time, late arrivals will miss their lesson!
- Cancelling Reservations
We take all payment in full at the time of the booking. Outside of 72 hours before the reservation, you may receive a refund minus a $25 fee per day, per lesson. Inside of 72 hours before the reservation, you may receive only a voucher. Vouchers are valid for one calendar year and will be issued for the full amount of the lesson. Good for only ski school products, no food, rentals, lift tickets, or retail.
There are 2 ways to cancel your ski school reservation, at least one of which must be done exactly as stated below prior to the lesson start time in order to receive a voucher for the cancelled lesson:
- You may cancel in person at the Solutions Desk (lower level of Discovery Center building)
- Fill out the Lesson Cancellation online form
- Using Vouchers From Last Year
Using Vouchers From Last Year:
Vouchers may be used at any Ski School ticket locations. If the booking is made in person, the voucher may be applied to the cost of the lesson. If reserving by phone,(800) 889-4411, we take all payment in full at the time of booking. Once you present the voucher to a Ski School Ticket Agent on the day of the lesson, you will be refunded the full amount of the voucher. Refunds may take up to a week to process.