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Adult Lessons

Homewood’s Adult Group Lessons cater to first-time and beginner guests ages 13+. Whether you are brand new to winter sports or want to improve your technical skills and confidence on our uncrowded slopes, our instructors are eager to help you reach the next level.

Our top-to-bottom beginner trails allow skiers and riders who have mastered the basics to enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe from the peak.

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2023-24 Learn to Ski & Snowboard Group Lesson Package

Adult group lessons are for ages 13+ who are interested in learning to ski or improving their current skill set. This lesson package includes a 2.5 hour lesson, all-day rentals, and a lift ticket. Morning lessons are taught between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and afternoon lessons are taught between 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Our Level 1 Program is designed for first-timers who have never been on snow before, this lesson will focus on basic ski/snowboarding principles including an understanding of edging and how to stop on a slope. A beginner lift ticket is included.

Level 2 and 3 programs will focus on skier and rider improvement and includes an all-mountain lift ticket. 

If online inventory is not available, reservations can be booked directly through our Guest Services Team at 530-584-6800 or Please leave a message with your desired lesson type (Ski/SB), lesson date and time, length of lesson and ability level and we will contact you at our earliest convenience to confirm.

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Arriving for your lesson
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Step 1: Parking – All Adult Lessons must have their lift ticket and go through the process of picking up their ski/snowboard rentals prior to checking in for their lessons. Please arrive at Homewood no later than 30 minutes prior to the lesson start time for mid-weekdays and at least 1 hour to 1.5 hours prior on weekends/holidays.

All lessons will meet at Homewood’s North Base (located at 5145 West Lake Blvd.). Homewood offers convenient parking right at the base of the North Lodge. Note that parking reservations are required and can be made online before your visit.

Step 2: Pick Up Your Lift Ticket – After you’ve parked head over to our North Lodge. Pick up your lift ticket information at one of the self-serving kiosks or ticket windows using the QR code below.

Step 3: Pick Up Your Rentals – Follow the signs to the rentals entrance, located on the east side of the North Lodge building.

Step 4: Check-in for your lesson – After picking up your lift ticket and rentals all lesson participants should check in with Ski School at the Ski & Snowboard School building (Little Red School House) behind the North Lodge 10 minutes prior to the lesson start time.

On busy days we may have an additional location to check-in which is located near the ski school area in front of the rental shop.

We recommend coming prepared with warm, waterproof pants and a jacket, mittens or gloves, one pair of warm socks, and either sunglasses or goggles.

Lesson Cancellation Policy

Credit cards are charged at the time of the reservation. There will be a $100 charge for cancellations made after your reservation has been made. Any cancellation made less than 7 days before the lesson time will be charged the full amount, regardless of weather conditions. A no-call/no-show will be charged the full amount. Reservations canceled after the start of the lesson will be considered a no-show.