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Children’s Lessons

Our Children’s Lesson programs teach the foundations of skiing and snowboarding in a safe, fun-filled environment and are available daily for children ages 4 through 12 of any ability level. Set your child on the path to a lifetime love of skiing and riding by signing them up for a lesson at Homewood.

Lessons will be broken up based on age and ability, with 4-6 year olds falling under our Snow Ranger program and 7-12 year olds under our Mountain Ranger program. Our full-day program runs from 10 am to 3:30 pm daily.

Certified instructors focus on building good techniques in a positive learning environment so that your kids will learn to love the snow and the mountains.

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2021/22 Children's Group Lessons
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We encourage all Children’s ski or snowboard lessons to be booked online in advance. All Children’s Group Lessons come with everything they need to hit the slopes: tickets, rentals and instruction from one of our experienced ski school members. We recommend booking the lesson in advance online to secure your spot before your next visit.

  Pricing
Lesson TypeTimesSun-FriPeak*Holiday**
Snow Ranger (4-6)Full Day 10 am to 3:30 pm$229$279$299
Mountain Ranger (7-12)Full Day 10 am to 3:30 pm$229$279$299
Children's Lesson 3-Pack

Any 3 days during the 2021/22 Season

$194 PER DAY

$582 TOTAL

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Children’s Lessons include full-day lesson, rentals, a helmet, lunch, and full mountain lift ticket. These prices reflect both ski and snowboard lessons for ages 4-12.
* 2021/22 Peak Dates include all Saturdays starting Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 (aside from Holiday Dates below) plus January 17, 2022, February 13, 2022, and February 27, 2022.
**2021/22 Holiday Dates include December 18, 2021 – Jan 1, 2022, January 15, 2022 & January 16, 2022, February 19, 2022 – February 26, 2022.
2021/22 Children's Group Lesson 3-Pack

The Children’s Lesson 3-Pack includes any three days of Children’s Group Lessons during the 2021/22 winter season! The Lesson 3-Pack allows for flexibility throughout the season and allows the participant to progress at their own pace.

Certified instructors focus on building good techniques in a positive learning environment over three days during the season so that your kids will learn to love the snow and the mountains. 

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About the Children's Ski & Snowboard programs
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Our kids programs teach the foundations of skiing and snowboarding in a safe, fun-filled environment. Concerned about whether your child will enjoy ski school or not? Here are some tips to ease the transition to this sport: and create excitement about their lessons:

  • Talk up skiing and snowboarding to get your child curious and excited.
  • Express abundant excitement about your trip to the mountains.
  • Have them drink lots of water. Hydration is important not only the day of, but the days prior as well.
  • Make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep, is well-fed, and prepared to wake up early and depart for the mountain.
  • Lunch is included with the full day program and other snacks will be provided as well. Dietary restrictions can be accommodated upon request. Please make a note of any restrictions or food allergies when purchasing.
  • Parents are required to remain on premises during the lesson in case of an emergency.
  • If your child has special needs or requires special accommodations please notify our team ahead of time.
  • Lessons will run from 10am to 3:30pm.
Arriving for your lesson
Instructor providing a group lesson

Step 1: Parking – All Children’s lessons will meet at Homewood’s South Base (located at 105 Tahoe Ski Bowl Way). Homewood offers convenient parking right at the base of the lift. Note that parking reservations are required and can be made online before your visit.

Step 2: Check-in for your lesson – After parking, head over to the Children’s Ski School building to check-in for their lesson. After checking in your child will receive their lift ticket and be directed to rentals. Please check-in for your child’s lesson no later than 30 minutes prior to the lesson start time for mid-week days and we recommend to check-in at least 1 hour to 1.5 hours prior on weekends/holidays. Please note that we will not check-in any children after 9:30 am.

Step 3: Post Lesson Pick-up – Children’s lessons end at 3:30 pm each day. Please pick-up at the same location that you dropped off that morning.

In order for your child to be ready to learn how to ski or snowboard, please be sure they have warm, waterproof pants and a jacket, mittens or gloves, one pair of warm socks, and either sunglasses or goggles.

Lesson Cancellation Policy
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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 24 hours 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 cancelled after the start of the lesson will be considered a no-show.