For the Family

  • Program: The Vail Ski & Snowboard School

  • Location(s): Golden Peak, Lionshead

  • Ages: 3 years - 14 years 

        (Grouping determined by age and then 

        ability level​ 1- 9 within age group)

  • Age Groups

      - 3 - 4 years​

      - 5 - 6 years

      - 7 - 14 years​

  • Hours: 9:30AM - 3:30PM (Full Day)

  • Rates (online in advance per participant)

      - $239 per day (non-holiday)

      - $200 per day with 3 day pack

      - $175 per day with 6 day pack​​

  • Booking Policy: online, at least 48 hours priors 

  • Meals: includes snack & lunch

  • Lift tickets: $50 extra for ages 5+, included with 3 - 4s program

  • Equipment: $37 extra for equipment, $17 for helmet (required)​

Group Lessons for Kids
On Mountain Day Care
  • Program: Golden Peak Small World Nursery

  • Location: Golden Peak Base

  • Ages:  2 months - 6 years

  • Hours: 8AM - 4PM (Full Day)

                8AM - 12PM (Half Day)​

  • Rates:  $165 (Full Day)

                $131 (Half Day)​

  • Booking policy: online, at least 48 hours prior

  • Fees:   $15 surcharge to book same day (walk-in) 

             ​   Late pick up - $15 per15 minutes after 4PM

  • Meals: snack & lunch (for ages 12m+)

  • Rest / Naps: as needed

  • Activities: age-dependent - music, art, outdoor play

  • Ski Option: Micro Mice (30 min private ski lesson)

      Rate  $47, first come, subject to availablity​

Private Lessons for Kids
  • Location(s): Golden Peak, Lionshead, Vail Village 

  • Ages: 3+

  • Lesson Size: 1 - 6 people

  • Level: All-levels, will cater to lowest skill level

  • Hours: Full Day and Half Day options

      - Full Day: 9AM - 3:30PM 

      - Half Day AM: 9AM - 12PM

      - Half Day PM: 12:45PM - 3:45PM

  • Rates (online in advance for up to 6 participants)

      - $995 (Full Day, non holiday)

      - $1,029 (Full Day, holiday)

      - $725 (AM or PM Half Day)​

  • Lift tickets, meals and equipment must be purchased separately

Other Kids Activities 

Adventure Ridge

  • Giant playground, this snow park at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola offers tubing, kids’ snowmobiling, ski bikes, a mountain coaster and more

  • Ride the gondola for free after 3:30pm to access

Ice Skating​

  • Two ice skating rinks in the heart of the Villages

    • Middle of the Solaris in Vail Village

    • Arrabelle in Lionshead

 

Group Lessons for Kids

AGES 3 - 4 - Group Ski Lesson

  • Group Size: up to 8 children per group

  • Requirements: potty trained and willing to ski or ride

  • Lesson Focus: turning, stopping and generally becoming comfortable on skis

AGES 5 - 6 - Group Ski Lesson

  • Group Size: up to 8 children per group

  • Lesson Focus: Turning, stopping, becoming comfortable on skis, riding the chair lift and exploring green and some blue terrain

Schedule

8 AM  -  9 AM

9 AM  -  9:30 AM

10 AM - 12 PM   

12 PM  -  1 PM      

1 PM  -    3:30PM  

Register

Drop off

Ski instruction

Lunch

Ski instruction

New session begins with ability assessment

Additional Features:  Games to promote learning, breaks for hot chocolate/snack and lunch (included with lesson fee)

AGES 7 - 14 - Group Ski or Snowboard Lesson

  • Group Size: up to 8 children per group

  • Lesson Focus: Skill adjusted, covers basic from turning and stopping to different types of terrain

  • Fun Features: Race Day, SKE-COLOGY, and terrain parks

Schedule

8AM - 9AM

9AM - 12PM   

12PM - 1PM      

1PM - 3:30PM   

Register

Ski instruction

Lunch

Ski instruction 

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)

OTHER SPECIAL GROUP LESSONS - TEENS, WOMEN

  • Teen group lessons for ages 15-18 are available during holidays (12/26 -1/6, 2/17 - 2/24, 3/12 - 3/31) only; $219 for full day, lift tickets and lunch are additional

  • Women's Ultimate 4s - lessons with a maximum of 4 women per group, for women newer and learnings to ski (levels 1 - 4); $219 for half day, PM only (12:45 - 3:15PM), available during peak periods (12/26 -1/6, 1/18 - 1/21, 2/15 - 2/24, 3/4 - 3/31) only

Make sure to coordinate the location of your lessons and on mountain day care arrangements with where you are staying and amongst different members of your party. Vail is massive so best to keep drop off and pick up to a single location whenever possible.

On Mountain Day Care

The Essentials

Parents provide diapers, food and bottles

Hot lunch, two snacks, milk and juice are provided

Naptime, blankets and cots / cribs / mats are provided 

Hot lunch, two snacks, milk and juice are provided

Program / Child to Staff Ratio

Infant Room / 3 to 1

Follow each child's daily schedule

 

Toddler Room / 5 to 1

Activities that encourage motor skills and build creativity, outside time, nap time

Preschool Room / 8 to 1

Music, art, outside time, quiet time (with video)

Age Group

2 - 15 Months

 

16 - 29 Months

 

 

 

30 Months - 6 Years

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