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: $540 Season

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    Price: $361 Pass (with purchase of Freeride Season)

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    FreeRide (6-17 yrs old)

    December 9, 2017 - March 17, 2018
    Saturdays 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    FreeRide meets at the base of River Run

    Note: FreeRide will not meet on Dec 23 or Dec 30, 2017 or February 17, 2018

    Offered for ages 6 through high school, FreeRide meets for twelve Saturdays for 3-1/2 hours with the final Saturday of the season running all day including a barbeque. Our focus is on high quality, high-energy, skills development for the fun of the sport. Helmets required.
    Discount package with student season pass available.

    Price: $155 Session

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    Price: $198 Session & Lift

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    Price: $225 Session & Dollar Pass

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    Price: $361 Session & Baldy Pass

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    Spuds Alpine & Snowboard (Kindergarten thru 6th Grade)


    Session #1 begins January 6, 2018
    Session #2 begins January 27, 2018
    Session #3 begins February 24, 2018

    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: $220 Session & Dollar Pass

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    (2 yrs to Kindergarten)

    Session #1 begins January 9, 2018  
    Session #2 begins January 30, 2018
    Session #3 begins February 27, 2018

    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: $1850
    Daily rate: $185
    1-Day+Ticket rate: $280
    Week Package: $605
    Week+Ticket Package: $1080
    Mountain Masters Thursdays: $715

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    Mountain Masters

    All-Mountain Skiing and Race Training

    January 8, 2018 – March 16, 2018
    Monday – Friday / 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    (no program Presidents’ Day week / Mon., Feb. 19 – Fri., Feb. 23, 2018)

    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.
    Just want one day a week of Mountain Master fun? Join us on Thursdays for the once a week program.
    Discounted lift tickets available for both the Daily Rate and Weekly Package.

    Price: $610
    Divas/Lift Ticket Package: $1370
    (program + 8 days of lift tickets)

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    January 16 – March 13, 2018 (no session / Feb. 20) / Tuesday Sessions / 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
    January 17 – March 14, 2018 (no session / Feb. 21) / Wednesday Sessions / 9:15 am - 11:45 am
    January 19 – March 16, 2018 (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: $655
    WOW/Lift Ticket Package: $940
    (program + 3 days of lift tickets)

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    WOW Women’s Only Weekend

    February 2 – 4, 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: $770
    Daily Rate: $65

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    Ski Club

    Ski Club & Race training start date: December 12, 2017

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

    Program Price: $610
    Single Day: $185
    Single Day/Lift Ticket Package: $280
    ARCS/Lift Ticket Package: $1370*

    *(program + 8 days of lift tickets)

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    January 10, 2018 – March 7, 2018 (no session Feb 21)
    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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