Swain Ski School offers learners at every age the ability to start a new snowsport hobby or perfect their skills on the mountain. Our dedicated staff of instructors will partner with you every step of the way to ensure you feel confident with your equipment and are ready to attack the hill! Explore our many lesson options below. 

Please be sure to book ahead at least 24hrs in advance for guaranteed reservations. Lessons purchased at the ticket windows cannot be guaranteed availability. If you purchased a 6 pack of lessons – please call ahead to book your lesson in our system. 

We also require that you arrive 45 minutes prior to your scheduled lesson time. Guests arriving after this time may forfeit their lesson.

Group Lessons

Group lessons at Swain are offered for ages 6-12 and ages 13+ seven days a week. Our instructors use the most advanced teaching techniques to ensure you and your children learn in a safe and comfortable environment.  We require children under 6 to take a private lesson for their own safety and lesson quality. 

Please note that while group lessons are separated by ability, the instruction will be based on the lowest ability level of all participants.

*Group lesson times guaranteed from January 1 – March 13. Private lessons available at regularly scheduled lesson times based on availability.

90 Minute Group Lesson ages 6-12        $44

90 Minute Group Lesson ages 13+          $35

60 Minute Group Lesson all ages           $29*

Group Lesson 6 Pack all ages                 $199

*Only available at 5pm

PLEASE NOTE: All lessons must be booked 24hrs in advance, including pre-paid lesson packs.

Group Lesson Times

 
Monday – Wednesday: 2pm & 4pm
Thursday & Friday: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: On the Hour – 10am – 5pm

Lesson Packages

Lesson packages are a great way to get introduced to snowsports. Get started with our professionally trained instructors and learn the basic fundamentals of skiing or snowboarding so you can feel confident in your new sport. We will teach you the tips and tricks so you can learn to love winter!

Discover Package – $49 

(ages 6 & up)

The Discover Package is perfect for first-time skier/riders (who have never-ever skied!). This package will take first-timers from equipment use and how to get started through locking into their skiis, and how to stop. Students will start on the Magic Carpet and learn the basics of the pizza wedge maneuvers and how to turn on the hill. This package includes an All-Day lift ticket for the magic carpet zone, rentals, and a group lesson at regularly scheduled lesson times. (Helmet not included) *See above for lesson times.

Explore Package – $49

(ages 6 & up)

This package is perfect for skiers and riders who have taken the Discover package or who already have some experience on skis, and maybe ready to ride the lift. Includes an all-day lift ticket for the Quad 2 lift, rentals, and a group lesson at regularly scheduled lesson times. (Helmet not included) *See above for lesson times. 

PLEASE NOTE: All lessons must be booked 24hrs in advance. 

Private Lessons

90 Minute Private Lesson                            $109*

60 Minute Private Lesson                            $85**

60 Minute Private w/Lift Ticket & Rentals    $149

60 Minute Private Lesson 6 Pack                $399

*$49/each additional person

**$39/each additional person

PLEASE NOTE: All lessons must be booked 24hrs in advance, including pre-paid lesson packs.