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.

    Adult Lessons: Expertise is Just a Lesson Away!


    Never skied or snowboarded? This is the program for you! Take a two hour introductory lesson and discover the wonders of Snow Sports. Lift ticket and rental equipment are included.

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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    Fun In The Sun

    Ages 13 & Up
    Beginner to Intermediate
    Ski or Board

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

    Dollar Mountain

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    Make new friends and learn or improve your skiing or snowboarding. The gentle terrain on Dollar Mountain makes it the perfect learning location.


    Ages 13 & Up Intermediate to Expert Ski or Board

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

    Bald Mountain

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    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 $45 included included
    Fun in the Sun $145 $30 $24
    Elevate $145 $85 20% off- Pete Lane's
    Demo Package


    Find Your Level


    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.

    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.

    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.


    For our youngest guests under 4, we offer the kinderCubs program combining childcare along with ski instruction. SnowSports School instructors who are specially trained and love working with younger children introduce skiing with games and play to encourage a unique and safe learning experience. In addition, your child will enjoy time with other children while in the presence of our trained childcare staff.

    kinderCubs Rates
    All Day - 9 am to 4 pm, lunch and two one hour on-snow lessons with instructors. $295
    Half Day - 9 am to 1 pm, lunch and a one hour on-snow lesson with instructor. $195
    Half Day - 12 pm to 4 pm, lunch and a one hour on-snow lesson with instructor. $195


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


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

    Dollar Mountain Cubs & Bears

    The Cubs and Bears program is the perfect introduction for children ages 4 to 12 wanting to learn how to ski or ride. Dollar Mountain maintains its reputation as one of the premier training mountains in the country. Integration of traditional and progressive skiing and snowboarding is emphasized in an enthusiastic, energetic atmosphere. Supervision is provided at our child-friendly, secure Children’s Center from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm daily. Supervised bus transfer is available from River Run Plaza to Dollar Mountain. Check your child in at River Run by 9:15am and we will transfer them to and from Dollar Mountain. Classes run from 9:45 am to 3:00 pm.

    This program includes lunch. Discounted rental equipment can be added to any package. Please check your child in at Dollar Mountain by 9:45 am. On your first day please allow at least one half hour before class for registration and rental processing. Please note that class sizes vary and increase in size during peak season.

    Cubs Rates
      Lesson Lit Ticket Equipment Rental
    1 Day $175 included $24
    2 Consecutive Days $335 included $47
    3 Consecutive Days $485 included $71


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    Baldy Adventure

    Intermediate to expert skiers and riders ages 6 to 12 will improve their skills on world-famous Bald Mountain. These groups enjoy safe skiing and riding on more challenging terrain. Classes begin and end at River Run Lodge. Supervision is provided from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm daily.

    All Baldy Adventure Children’s Camps include lunch. Discount rental equipment can be added to any package. Please allow at least one half hour before class for registration and rental processing. Late arrivals may not be admitted to class. Class sizes vary and increase in size during peak season.

    Bears & Baldy Adventure Rates
      Lesson Lit Ticket Equipment Rental
    1 Day $205 included $24
    2 Consecutive Days $395 included $47
    3 Consecutive Days $575 included $71


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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.
    Kids on Lifts

    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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