Specialty Programs

Fine-Tune Your Skills

Our SnowSports Specialty programs promote skills development, fun and friendship. We offer non-competitive, ski and snowboard clinics for all ages. Whether you’re a first time skier or snowboarder or want to tame the bumps, play in powder or train gates. We’ve got the right package for you.

    Price: $TBA Season

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    Price: $TBA Season & Pass

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    FreeRide (6-17 yrs old)

    December 10, 2016 - March 18, 2017
    Saturdays 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    FreeRide meets at the base of River Run

    Note: FreeRide will not meet on Dec 24 or Dec 31, 2016 or February 18, 2017

    Offered for ages 6 through high school, FreeRide is a 12 + 1 bonus session, 3-1/2 hour program focusing on high quality, high-energy, skills development for the fun of the sport. Twelve Saturdays plus one bonus day; December 10 – March 18. Helmets required.

    Discount package with student season pass available.

    Price: $TBA Session

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    Price: $TBA Session & Lift

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    Price: $TBA Session & Dollar Pass

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    Price: $TBA Session & Baldy Pass

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    Spuds Alpine & Snowboard (Kindergarten thru 6th Grade)


    Session #1 begins January 7, 2017
    Session #2 begins January 28, 2017
    Session #3 begins February 25, 2017

    AM Sessions 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
    PM Sessions 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm


    Children of all levels, Spuds is offered on both Baldy and Dollar. First day of all sessions meet at Dollar. Spuds run Saturdays and Sundays, either morning or afternoon, for three consecutive weekends. Open to children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Helmet required.

    Discount packages with lift tickets or passes are available.

    Price: $TBA Session & Dollar Pass

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    (2 yrs to Kindergarten)

    Session #1 begins January 10, 2017  
    Session #2 begins January 31, 2017
    Session #3 begins February 28, 2017

    LittleSpuds introduces children 2-5 years old to skiing. Sessions meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for three weeks 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Children must be potty trained and want to learn. Come ready to ski with boots, skis and goggles. Helmets required.  All sessions are held at Dollar Mountain.

    All LittleSpuds receive a complementary Dollar Pass.



    Lids on Kids Sun Valley SnowSports promotes & educates for lift safety in all kids' programs.
    We require the use of helmets in all kids' programs.
    Kids on Lifts



    We recommend that all skiers and snowboarders wear helmets. Children ages 17 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.

    Program Price: $TBA
    Daily rate: $TBA
    Week Package: $TBA

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    Mountain Masters

    All-Mountain Skiing and Race Training

    January 9, 2017 – March 17, 2017
    Monday – Friday / 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    (no program Presidents’ Day week / Mon., Feb. 20 – Fri., Feb. 24, 2017)

    The Mountain Masters program focuses on all-mountain skiing for the intermediate to advanced skier. Want to hone your skills or train and race gates? We’re offering it all. Join us for one day or the whole season. Our top level instructors provide you with the tools to master all that Baldy has to offer.
    Discounted lift tickets available for both the Daily Rate and Weekly Package.

    Price: $TBA
    Divas/Lift Ticket Package: $TBA
    (program + 8 days of lift tickets)

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    January 10 – March 7, 2017 (no session / Feb. 21) / Tuesday Sessions / 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
    January 11 – March 8, 2017 (no session / Feb. 22) / Wednesday Sessions / 9:15 am - 11:45 am
    January 12 – March 9, 2017 (no session / Feb. 23) / Thursday Sessions / 9:15 am - 11:45 am

    Developed by women, for women, the DIVAS program includes a 2.5 hour group lesson, one day per week for eight weeks. Ski with other intermediate to advanced women for an all mountain experience, taught by Sun Valley’s top female Big Mountain athletes.

    Price: $TBA
    WOW/Lift Ticket Package: $TBA
    (program + 3 days of lift tickets)

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    WOW Women’s Only Weekend

    February 3 – 5, 2017

    8:30 am - 4:00 pm Daily

    Designed for women only, WOW emphasizes camaraderie and skills improvement in an atmosphere that maximizes learning. Small groups develop focus on technique with our leading female instructors. Après-ski events and video analysis are included.

    Price: $TBA
    To sign up, call 208-622-2289

    "Your Turn" with Lisa Densmore

    January 19, 2017

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Spend a day on the slopes with former U.S. Ski Team member, Lisa Densmore Ballard, and Sun Valley’s top women instructors. $200 includes all-day instruction, video analysis, private ski demos, continental breakfast, lunch, apres ski party at Formula Sports with free door prizes, and much more (does not include lift ticket). Have a breakthrough in your skiing! Girls day out!

    Price: $TBA
    Daily Rate: $TBA

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    Ski Club

    Ski Club & Race training start date: TBA

    Two hours race training offered four days per week. Offered Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Saturday December through March. Daily rates available.

    Program Price: $TBA
    Single Day: $TBA
    Single Day/Lift Ticket Package: $TBA
    ARCS/Lift Ticket Package: $TBA*

    *(program + 8 days of lift tickets)

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    January 11, 2017 – March 1, 2017
    Wednesdays / 9:00 am – 11:30 am

    ARCS is an eight week men's specific all-mountain ski program targeted towards the upper level recreational Baldy skier and beyond. Includes all aspects of skiing - groomed cruisers, bumps, gates, powder and crud. Single Day rates available.



    Prices subject to change.

    Please call the Sun Valley SnowSports School

    (208) 622-2289

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