Group Lessons

Making Turns & Making Friends

Two mountains – more options!

Dollar Mountain: Dollar Mountain’s gentle, treeless terrain makes it an incredible environment to begin your life long journey in the ski and snowboard world. In addition, Dollar Mountain is home to the new and progressive terrain based learning center, new adventure trails, a variety of terrain parks and a world class half pipe.

Bald Mountain: Come experience the world famous Bald Mountain with its pristine groomers, long wide open trails, and challenging off piste terrain. It’s the perfect place to enhance your skills. Bald Mountain is recommended for skiers and snowboarders of intermediate and expert levels.

    Children's Camp Group Lessons

    Sun Valley's SnowSports School offers children's all day group lessons for skiers' ages 4-12 and for snowboarders ages 6-12. We provide a fun, safe, and supportive environment where students can reach their full potential. Our team of Children’s Program Supervisors hand picks instructors who are trained specifically in techniques for teaching children how to ski/ride and instill a love for the sport. Our team focuses on developing skills and fundamentals while building confidence in each student.

    Lessons are offered daily in a camp setting, beginning at 9:45 am and ending at 3:00 pm. The day includes four hours of on-snow instruction along with supervised breaks and lunch. We conduct camps on both Dollar Mountain and at Bald Mountain depending on the child's age and ability.

    Not Sure Which Camp Is Right For your Child?

    We want your child to have the best experience possible. If you're not sure if your child is intermediate, please start your child at Dollar for a more enjoyable first lesson back on the snow. Your child can advance to Bald Mountain when ready. In your child's best interest; we will move your child to the program and location best suited to his or her needs. Please note that the minimum age requirements are strictly observed for safety reasons.

    kinderCubs - Ages 2 to 4

    For our youngest guests, we offer the kinderCubs program. SnowSports School instructors introduce skiing to children under 4. The curriculum includes both daycare and lessons with our professional ski instructors. Three options are available – Mornings 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Afternoons 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm or All Day (both sessions). Each session includes one hour of ski instruction. All options include lunch, lift tickets, rental equipment and helmets.

    kinderCubs Rates
      Lesson
    All Day - 9 am to 4 pm, lunch and two one hour on-snow lessons with instructors. $310
    Half Day - 9 am to 1 pm, lunch and a one hour on-snow lesson with instructor. $205
    Half Day - 12 pm to 4 pm, lunch and a one hour on-snow lesson with instructor. $205

     

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    Please call the SnowSports School at (208) 622-2289 for reservation or further information.

    kinderCare

    For those interested in childcare only, kinderCare, our winter childcare program is still available. Please call 208-622-2009 for information and reservations.

    Dollar Cubs Ski Camps (4-5 yrs old)

    The Cubs Camp program is tailored to the needs of children ages 4-5. Sound SnowSports fundamentals are emphasized in a fun and energetic atmosphere. Instruction and supervision is provided at our world class & kid-friendly Dollar Mountain Children's Center. Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lunch is included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

    Dollar Cubs Rates
      1 Day 2 Day 3 Day
    Cubs w/ Lift $195 $375 $545
    Cubs w/ Lift & Rental $219 $422 $616

     

    Book Dollar Cubs Online

     

    Dollar Bears Ski & Snowboard Camps (6-11 yrs Old)

    The Bears Camp program is tailored to the needs of children ages 6-12. Sound fundamentals are emphasized in a fun and energetic atmosphere for skiers and snowboarders. Supervision is provided at our world class & kid-friendly Dollar Mountain Children's Center. Camps run from 9:45 am - 3 pm. Lunch is included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

    Dollar Bears Rates
      1 Day 2 Day 3 Day
    Bears w/ Lift $225 $435 $635
    Bears w/ Lift & Rental $249 $482 $706

     

    Book Dollar Bears Online

     

    Dollar Challenge (Youth 12-17 yrs old)

    The Dollar Challenge offers group lessons geared for teenagers at the novice/lower intermediate level. Focused on improving skills and confidence, Dollar Challenge is designed for skiers/riders in a fun group environment.

    Offered daily, discounted lift tickets available.

    9:45am – 3:00pm

    Dollar Challenge Rates
      1 Day
    Dollar Challenge* $195
    Dollar Challenge w/ Lift* $225

    *includes 20% rental discount voucher

     

    Baldy Adventure Ski & Snowboard Camps
    (6-12 yrs old)

    Intermediate to expert skiers and boarders, ages 6-12, join Sun Valley’s expert kids coaches for further skills development and fun on Bald Mountain. These groups enjoy Sun Valley quality instruction in a supervised skiing and riding experience. Lunch is included. Early check-in & late check-out are available from 8:30am to 3:30pm.

    9:45 am – 3:00 pm

    Baldy Adventure Rates
      1 Day
    Baldy Adventure* $195
    Baldy Adventure w/ Lift* $280

    *includes 20% rental discount voucher

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    Lids on Kids Sun Valley SnowSports promotes & educates for lift safety in all kid's programs.
    Sun Valley SnowSports requires the use of helmets in all Kid's programs.
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    Dollar Classic Group Lessons (Adult 13 - up)

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    Discover the joys of skiing or riding. Make new friends and learn or improve your skiing or snowboarding. The gentle terrain on Dollar Mountain makes it a perfect learning location. Please arrive 20 minutes before your lesson.

    SunStart

    SunStart is the perfect introduction. Lessons are available for either skiing or snowboarding. Offered daily, the package includes everything you need to start: lesson, lift ticket and equipment.
    Not offered during Peak Season Feb 13 through Feb 19.

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fun In The Sun

    Build your confidence on the gentle terrain of Dollar. Our professional instructors will provide you tools to improve your skills and enhance your enjoyment of the sport. Offered daily, discounted lift tickets available.
    Not offered during Peak Season Feb 13 through Feb 19.

    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Baldy Classic Group Lessons (Adult 13-up)

    Ready to take your skiing or riding to the next level? Our group lessons on Baldy offer training on the more challenging terrain in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Offered daily, discounted lift tickets available.

    Elevate

    Explode the vast terrain Bald Mountain offers, while improving your skills. Whether you are looking to gain confidence in the bumps or perfect your carve, Elevate lessons offer skills improvement in a pressure free environment.
    Not offered during Peak Season Feb 13 through Feb 19.

    Meet at River Run base area
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Bald Mountain

    Book Online

    Ready to take your skiing or riding to the next level? Our group lessons on Baldy offer training on more challenging terrain in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

     

    Adult Clinic Rates
      Lesson Lit Ticket Equipment Rental
    SunStart $60 included included
    Fun in the Sun $165 $30 20% discount voucher
    Elevate $165 $85 20% discount voucher

     

    Find Your Level

    Levels

    BeginnerNew to Skiing or Snowboarding
    Advanced BeginnerLinking turns and confident on green terrain & chairlift comfortable.
    IntermediateSkiers - Skiing mostly parallel, using poles. Green & Easy Blue Terrain.
    Snowboarders - Carving Turns & Riding switch. Green & Easy Blue Terrain.
    ExpertSkiers – Linked, short radius turns. Blue and Black Runs.
    Snowboarders - Linked, short radius turns. Blue and Black Runs.
    Helmets

    We recommend that all skiers and snowboarders wear helmets. Children ages 18 and under are required to wear a winter sport protective helmet while participating in SnowSports School activities. Free rental helmets are available at our ski school locations for your convenience.

    Cancellations or changes can be made until the purchase of the lessons.

    Prices subject to change.

    Please call the Sun Valley SnowSports School

    (888) 490-5950

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    Get ready, Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end-of-summer is coming up fast and this year, it’s going to be fantastic. No one does Labor Day like Sun Valley with an almost endless choice of authentic, western, star-studded, and family-friendly activities. You will want to plan now so you don’t miss a minute. From September 2 - 5, there will be live music, Olympic champion ice skaters, mountain bike races, antique cars, and one of the best and biggest non-motorized parades anywhere. You can stay busy and entertained all day and all night and ensure the summer ends on a high note.
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