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Adult and Teen Group Lessons

Adult and Teen Group Lessons

Whether you are a seasoned expert seeking more mountain adventures, a first timer learning a new sport or somewhere in between, Canyons Resort has the perfect program for you. From Advanced Mountain Experiences, a full day program exploring the whole mountain, to a 3 day clinic for those who have never tried skiing or snowboarding, there's something for everyone. Our instructors are passionate about what they do and have infectious energy, knowledge, and love of their sport.

Save time by reserving your lessons online. Book in advance for the best price guaranteed. Our system will walk you through all the steps required to reserve your reservation prior to arrival. It's easy, fast and most of all, convenient. Questions? Contact us at (877)-472-6306 or CanyonsSkiSchool@vailresorts.com

Childrens Lessons  

Adults 13+: Ski & Snowboard, Beginners to those that enjoy Green Terrain

Our instructors want you to have fun and to get the most out of your day with lots of personal attention in a small group with a guaranteed 4:1 ratio! If you want to learn a new sport, increase your confidence on the green trails, or start venturing onto some blue runs, we will get you there. With focused learning and personalized instruction, in groups that are guaranteed to be no more than 4 students per instructor, you will gain confidence and enjoy the mountain more than ever!
  • Guaranteed 4:1 ratio
  • Full day lesson with lunch (half day not available for this product)
  • Program includes lunch
  • Packages including equipment rental and lift ticket are available
  Meet in the Resort Village, outside the Ski and Snowboard School Sales Office, at 9:15 am
   Lessons start at 9:30 and end at 3:00 pm
With Lift Ticket and Rentals: $299
With Lift Ticket: $264
Lesson Only: $243
Adult Lessons  

Adults 13+: Ski & Snowboard, Beginners to those that enjoy Green Terrain

Whether you are learning the basics of a new sport or simply looking to brush up on a specific skill, joining a group lesson is a great way to get more out of your vacation.  Our instructors love what they do, and they know what it takes to learn one of their favorite sports, increase your comfort on the green trails, make the little adjustments that make all the difference, or point you towards terrain you never considered.  Students are divided by ability, and student to instructor ratios in the group lesson are not guaranteed.
  • Available as a full day lesson with a break for lunch.  Half day afternoon group lessons available: see below.
  • Rental and lift ticket are not included
  • All group lessons meet in the Resort Village, outside the Ski and Snowboard School Sales Office
  Full Day lessons meet at 9:15 am, start at 9:30am and end at 3:00pm, with a break for lunch at noon
Full Day Lesson for Beginner to Green Zones: $174
Afternoon Only: $102
Adult Lessons  

Adults 13+: First Time Skiers and Snowboarders Only

Designed to get you loving the mountain from your first time out, the 3 day Learn to Ski & Burton Learn to Ride program will have you enjoying winter a whole new way!  Our instructors love what they do, and will teach you the joy and fun that comes with skiing or snowboarding, while passing along the nuts and bolts of how to do it. With a unique 3 out of 4 day program, designed to give you the flexibility to make learning fun, we give you a ticket to ride!   Program includes ski/snowboard rental package, lift ticket and lessons in our private learning area and on our beginner focused slopes and surface lifts. For information on what to wear and where you need to go when you arrive at Canyons, please visit our Planning and Arrival page. 
  • We build in a break, if you need it:  you will pick 3 of 4 consecutive days for full days of lessons, lift ticket and equipment rentals.
  • Lessons meet in the Resort Village at 9:15, start at 9:30 and end at 3:00; and groups break for a one hour lunch at noon
  • It takes time to get fitted with the rental equipment: allow at least an hour on the first day to get fitted with your equipment before the lessons meet
  Beginner specific rental equipment from Rossignol (ski) and Burton (snowboard)
  • Meet in the Resort Village, outside the Ski and Snowboard School Sales Office at 9:15 am 
  • A package add-on is available for a fourth day for those that wish to have four consecutive days of lessons without a break!
Price: $399
Private Lessons  

Adults 13+: Ski & Snowboard, For those that enjoy Blue and Black Terrain

Take a look at the vast terrain that Canyons has to offer: our Ski and Snowboard School will take you there. With our Mountain Experience, we strive to provide you with more than a lesson: a memorable experience that both enhances your ability and transforms your day into a real adventure. Small groups will leave the meeting area at 9:30 am, and only return at the end of the day. The group will decide where and when to break for lunch, which will give you lots of time to explore the far corners of the mountain and find the hidden stashes that only Canyons enthusiasts, and our instructors, know about!
  • Small group size with a guaranteed 4:1 ratio
  • Full day lesson includes lunch at one of our on-hill cafeterias
  • Rental, and lift ticket are not included
  • Meet in the Resort Village, outside the Ski and Snowboard School Sales Office at 9:15am.
Price: $243
Specialty Programs  

Ages 13-17: Ski & Snowboard, All Levels

This session is specifically for the 13-17 year old guest. It is a high energy, social, mountain experience that is organized primarily by ability, aggressiveness, and your preferred terrain. The session is as much about skiing and snowboarding as it is meeting other teens who share the same desire for adventure. The groups have the flexibility to choose how their day progresses and where on the hill they would like to eat.  Our teen specific coaches ensure that participants have a unique and exciting day on the mountain.
  • Guaranteed 5:1 ratio.
  • Full day lesson with lunch (half day is not available for this program)
  • A Package with lift ticket is available.  Equipment rental is not included. 
  • Meet in the Resort Village, on the Ski Beach at 8:45 am
  • Lessons are from 9:00 to 3:15

Dates for the 2014-2015 season are December 18 to January 4, February 14 to February 22 and March 7 to April 5

With Lift Ticket: $259
Lesson Only: $235

*Reservations for all programs are highly recommended and are often REQUIRED during holiday periods and for some programs. We do not guarantee the ability to accommodate late reservation requests. All lessons begin on time; we are not typically able to accommodate late arrivals. We ask that you give us 48 hours’ notice for any cancellations or changes to your Ski School reservations. Cancellations made within 48 hours of the lesson(s) start time will incur a fee equivalent to 50% of the total cost of the first day’s lesson(s).For cancellations occurring the day of the lesson and No Call-No Shows, the cancellation fee is 100% of the total cost of the first day’s lesson(s). Weather and snow conditions are not viable reasons for cancellations..