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2014 - 15 Ski and Snowboard Instruction

Check out our new and improved offerings!
Home of the Guaranteed Lesson


Get Board Ready - Designed to teach you everything about snowboarding so you're ready to strap on a board!

Get Ski Ready - Designed to teach you everything about skiing so you're ready to hit the slopes!

Get Park Ready - Designed to teach you everything about terrain parks so you're ready to shred!

Private Ski or Snowboard Instruction -

Several options available.  This type of instruction provided the most individual attention.  Any level of skier or rider would benefit from private or semi-private instruction. 

NEW THIS YEAR - you can begin your Private Lesson at 9:30am which is 1/2 hour before the slopes open to the public allowing you to breeze through the rental line and get on the slopes ahead of everyone else.  NOTE: The lifts will open at 10am as scheduled but the Rope Tow will open at 9:30am on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

 Duration  1st Person Each additional person
(limit of 3 students per instructor)
1 Hour $60 $25 per person
1.5 Hours $80** $35 per person
2 Hours $99** $45 per person

** Learn to Ski Guarantee - All Private SKI Lessons of 1 1/2 hours or more come with the Learn to Ski Guarantee.  If you cannot turn, stop, ride the lift and ski down Birch Run or Loafer safely upon completion of your lesson, you'll receive half your money back. 


Midweek (Monday - Friday) Private Lesson Specials -

Excludes Dec. 26, 29, 30, 31, 2014; Jan. 19, 2015; Feb. 16, 2015

Silver Streak (70 and older) $35 per person, per hour
Military (veteran or active) $35 per person, per hour
Children 12 & under $50 per person, 1.5 hours
Snow day special (students, parents and school personnel when school is cancelled) $35 per person, per hour

Group Ski and Snowboard Instruction -

Class Lesson format with 4 - 7 people per group for ages 13 and older. Classes begin at 9:30am on Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Periods (Dec. 26 - Jan. 1; Jan. 17 - 19; Feb. 14 - 16).  For Midweek instruction, please see MIDWEEK PRIVATE LESSON SPECIALS above.

1 hour $35 per person

Ski Puppies Children's Ski Instruction -

Kids ski instruction in a fun learning environment for ages 4 - 12

AM (10:30-12:30) or PM (1:30-3:30) Session
includes lift ticket, rental, and lesson
All Day Session (10:30-3:30)
includes lift ticket, rental, lesson, and lunch

Snowboard Puppies Children's Snowboard Instruction -

Kids snowboard instruction in a fun learning environment for ages 6 - 12

AM (10:30-12:30) or PM (1:30-3:30) Session
includes lift ticket, rental, and lesson
All Day Session (10:30-3:30)
includes lift ticket, rental, lesson, and lunch

Lessons and Programs above reserved and paid in advance receive a 5% discount.

Click here to book your lesson online and someone will be in touch!  Please allow at least 48 hours prior to the desired time and date of lesson to use the online booking form.

If you wish to speak with someone to reserve your lesson or if you would like a lesson within the next 48 hours or less, PLEASE CALL 


Simply show up at the Ski School for walk-on lessons which are subject to availability and the normal lesson rate shown above.

 Discover Michigan -

1 hour clinic through MSIA. 9:30am group lesson on Saturdays and Holiday Periods and 10:30am during the midweek. Available by reservation only - call 888-553-5293 to reserve your spot. Available only in January  during Ski and Snowboard Month.

Ski -
includes ski rental equipment, ski lesson and lift ticket
Snowboard -
includes snowboard rental equipment, snowboard lesson and lift ticket

*Discover Michigan is a program sponsored by the MSIA and discounts are unable to be offered.


Public race each Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Period on Loafer. 1pm start when conditions permit.

Two Runs $5
Unlimited Runs $10

To sign up for NASTAR, please register at the Ski School Desk inside of Skier Services.

BIG AIRbag  -

The best tool for training for the Terrain Park is here at Treetops.  You can take unlimited runs and perfect your tricks by signing up for a 2 hour session.  Even intermediates will get a thrill out of hitting the huge jump and falling safely into the BIG AIRbag.  Call to sign up as sessions fill fast. $30 - per person for each 2 hour session.

BIG AIRbag times are as follows (conditions permitting):

(excluding Holiday Periods)
2pm - 4pm
Thursdays and Fridays
(Excluding Holiday Periods)
Saturdays 2pm-4pm
Holiday Periods
(12/26-12/31, 1/1, 1/17-1/19, 2/14-2/16)

To sign up for your exhilarating BIG AIRbag session, PLEASE CALL 

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