For the Family

  • Alta has some of the best ski instructors in the game and at some of the most reasonable prices (especially compared to neighboring Snowbird)

  • This is the place to learn something new or experience the backcountry (with an instructor) for the first time

  • Program: Alf Engen Ski School

  • Location(s): Ski Adventure Center, Albion Base

  • Ages: 4 years - 17 years 

      (Grouping determined by age and then
      ability l​evel - Levels 1 - 9
​)

  • Hours: 8:30AM - 3:15PM (Full Day)

                8:30AM - 12PM or

                12:45PM - 3:15PM (Half Day)

  • Reservations: First come first serve (at resort)

  • Age Groups (level / years)

Group Lessons for Kids
On Mountain Childcare
  • Program: Alta Children's Center

  • Location: Albion Base

  • Ages:  2 months - 10 years

  • Hours: 8:30AM - 4:30PM (Full Day)

                Any 4 hours (Half Day) ​

                12:30PM - 4:30PM (PM Half Day)

Rates (single day, 5 days, season pass))  

  • $120 (Full Day) / $85 (Half Day)​

    • 20% discount on full day to Ikon and Mountain Collective Pass Holders​

  • $525 5-Pack (save $15 per day)​

  • $900 Season Pass, 15 days (must have season pass) 

  • $30, Sunnyside @3 add-on (2:30 - 4:30pm only)

  • Booking policy: reserve online here
            (Alta Children's Center guarantees all 
             reservations made within 24 hours)

  • Meals: Lunch and snacks    

  • Rest / Naps: as needed

  • Activities: age-dependent - singing & dancing, science, block & gross motor play, story time, arts & crafts

  • Ski Option: Ages 4+ should consider the Alf Engen Ski School for a half day group lesson or private lesson (+$40); Private lessons available for children under 4 years

Private Lessons for Kids
  • Location: Ski Adventure Center

  • Ages: 3+

  • Lesson Size: 1 - 5 people

  • Level: All-levels, recommended that students are similar ages and ability level

  • Hours 

      - Full Day: 6 Hours

      - Half Day: 3 Hours

      - 2 Hours

      - 1 Hour 

  • Rates: $110 per / hour (for one skier)

               -$35 / hour (for each add'tl skier)

               *$105 flat fee for additl full day skier

  • Lift tickets, meals and equipment must be purchased separately

  • Advanced reservations strongly encouraged, these do book up

Other Kids Activities 

There is not much for smaller children to do outside of Alta's Childcare Center and Ski School. Most of the lodges have board games, puzzles, DVD rentals, and to borrow.

Babysitting Services

For more, see our Park City Guide

      -  4  -12 

      -  4  -12        

      -  7  -15 

      - 13 -17  

Beginner Ski Adventures​​

  • Rates: $160 per day / $80 Half Day 

  • Program: 4 hours of instruction

  • Lift Ticket: Includes use of tows & conveyor

  • Equipment: Extra

  • Meals: Snacks and lunch (with full day only)

Advanced Beginner - Intermediate

  • Rates: $150 per day / $80 Half Day 

  • Program: 4 hours of instruction

  • Lift Ticket: requires purchase

  • Equipment: Extra

  • Meals: Snacks and lunch (with full day only)

Advanced Mountain Explorers

  • Rates: $155 per day / $95 Half Day 

  • Program: 5 hours of instruction

  • Lift Ticket: requires purchase, 13+ adult ticket

  • Equipment: Extra

  • Meals: Lunch (with full day only)

Beginner Ski Adventures

Advanced Beginner - Intermediate

Advanced Mountain Explorers

Teen Camp (Holiday only)

Group Lessons for Kids

 

AGE 4 - 12 - Beginner Ski Adventures

  • Group size: Ski- up to 4 children per instructor                      

  • Structure: Spend 4 hours (with breaks) on the snow

  • Lesson Focus: From first time skiers; consistent wedge turns, speed control on easy green runs

AGES 4 - 12 - Advanced Beginner-Intermediate 

  • Group Size: up to 8 children per instructor (usually 5 - 6)

  • Structure: Spend 4 hours skiing (with breaks)

  • Lesson Focus: Practicing parallel turns and skills to ski green and blue terrain with confidence

Ages 4-12 Schedule

8:30 - 9:15 AM 

9:30 - 11:30 AM  

11:30  - 12:30

1 - 3 PM  

3:15 PM    

Drop-off 

Ski instruction

Lunch

Ski instruction 

Pick up 

New session begins with ability assessment 

Additional Features:  exposure to all terrain types as ready, breaks for hot chocolate/snack and lunch (included with lesson fee)

AGES 7 - Early Teen - Advanced Mountain Explorers

  • Group Size: up to 8 children per instructor (usually 5 - 6)

  • Structure: Spend 5 hours skiing (with breaks)

  • Lesson Focus: More advanced skills necessary for skiing the entire mountain

AGES 13 - 17 - Teen Camp (Holidays only)

  • Requirements: Advanced skiers only

  • Group Size: up to 8 teens per instructor

  • Ski Time: 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM

  • Lesson Focus: Guided skiing and coaching on Advanced terrain; camp runs continuously during holidays, each day includes coaching tips to challenge skiers on Alta's most adventurous terrain 

OTHER SPECIAL GROUP LESSONS - WOMEN, OFF-TRAIL, NOVICES

  • Women's Ski Camps - 3 or 4-Day ski programs for Intermediate, Advanced and Expert women offered on select weeks; includes dinners, breakfasts, après ski, two yoga sessions 

  • Adult Advanced & Expert Off-Trail Workshop: 2.5 hour off-trail workshop; experience Alta's legendary off-trail skiing - deep powder, bumps, trees with a seasoned off-trail coach; $95, max 5 per group, first come first serve; meet 1:30pm daily at Watson Shelter Meeting Place

  • Adult Beginner Special: 2 hour lesson with access to tows and beginner lifts only; $80, meet at Albion Base; 1:30pm daily; Weekends also have 10:15am meeting

  • The Alf Engen Ski School is one of the best in the world - for instruction and value

  • Group lessons are first come, first serve. So, come come early. Children's lessons tend to book up on powder days when their parents want to hit the steep & deeps

On Mountain Childcare Care

The Essentials

Parents provide diapers, food and bottles for infants

*Crib rentals are available for $10/day

Full Day - Lunch, snacks

Rest time provided as needed

Program / Child to Staff Ratio

Infant & Toddler Care / 4 to 1 (or less)

Follow each child's daily schedule

 

Children /  6 to 1 (or less)

Full day of structured activities, including dramatic play, creative arts, literacy, science, music, blocks, physical activity

Age Group

6 weeks - 24 months

 

2 - 10 years

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