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Whether you're new to the sport or looking to build new skills, our professional instructors are here to help you have an amazing experience. Kirkwood boasts world class learning terrain; from mellow groomed runs to steeper adventures we have appropriate terrain for every lesson.
Learning a new sport can be intimidating, but don’t worry; our friendly instructors will show you everything you need to know. Guests at Kirkwood learn to ski and snowboard on the best learning terrain in the entire region. At the Kirkwood Ski & Ride School we are passionate about snow sports and work hard to make sure our guest’s first experience with a new sport is a positive one.
What to expect
Once you have the basics down, it’s time to take things to the next level. Our intermediate lessons will help you build confidence while teaching you the techniques to leave the beginner terrain behind and explore the more challenging areas at Kirkwood.
Our Expert lessons are for the avid adventurer looking to explore Kirkwood on a more intimate level. Our lessons are designed to take advanced through expert skiers/riders to the next level. We recognize it takes perseverance, dedication and hard work to get to the next level and have designed specific programs to help you get there.
The best athletes in the world have personal coaches, why shouldn't you? There is no faster way to progress than to spend time one-on-one with your own instructor. Coming with friends or family? Multi-Person lessons are available - groups must be 2-5 people of similar age & ability.
There's a Ski & Snowboarding lesson out there for everyone. Use our lesson finder to help
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To learn a new sport
To build my confidence
To improve my skiing / riding skills
To have a private mountain guide
I have never skied / snowboarded before
I am most comfortable on green runs
I am most comfortable on blue runs
I am most comfortable on black runs
My child / children
A group of people (2+)
I enjoy learning with a group of people that ski / ride at a similar speed and on similar terrain as me
I prefer to be with a very small group so I can get tailored instructions and individualized feedback
I want a customized and personalized 1-on-1 experience with an instructor
I would like to spend the day skiing / riding with just my family
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