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Ski Lessons and Snowboard Lessons at Treetops

SKI LESSONS & SNOWBOARD LESSONS

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Michigan Ski Lessons & Snowboard Lessons for Adults and Children

Better safe than sorry — so you better get some professional ski or snowboard instruction before tackling the slopes. A little instruction will provide you with hours of enjoyment!

“I took a private ski lesson and Christian was my instructor.  He did a great job helping me overcome my fears. We went down Hemlock Hollow which I 
had never done before! No more rope tows for me!"

Take advantage of the finest Michigan ski lessons and snowboard lessons in the Midwest. Our certified ski and snowboard instructors offer beginning and advanced instruction for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Treetops' ski instructors pride themselves on their professionalism and their ability to provide quality instruction to all ages and levels.

We'll get you started or offer you tips for polishing your form. We feature private and group lessons for adults, and our kids' program is the best way to get your youngsters excited about skiing and snowboarding. Our instructors will teach your children correct form, ensuring their safety as they enjoy time on the slopes.

“My son took private lessons with Ty and he had a fabulous time with him. Thanks so much for giving him an informative lesson and improving his self-confidence on the slopes and in general!” 

Treetops is committed to providing children an enjoyable learning experience with an awareness of safety and age appropriate skills designed for your child. Learning how to ski can be fun! Grab your winter gear and come explore winter at Treetops!

Ski School Lesson Products and Offerings

Group lessons

New to skiing or riding? A group lesson is for you. Have fun learning with others. Lessons come in two-hour increments. Accommodate ages 6 and older.

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

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Price: $60.00

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Beginner Package – Learn to Ski or Ride for ages 13 and older

This is the ultimate beginner package. This includes a 2-hour Group Lesson, Lift ticket, and rental. This lesson is for beginners only. The goal of this lesson is to get the student skiing easy green terrain on their own, and riding the lift.

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

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Private Lessons - (All Ages Ski or Snowboard Private Instruction)

A private lesson is personalized instruction to take your ability to the next level. Lessons can be one or more hours. You choose how long you are in the lesson. Add up to 3 other people to have fun with the family or friends. 

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When: Lessons begin at

Instructors: There is always an option to request a specific instructor and we’ll do everything in our power to match you up if they are available at the requested time.

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Snow Puppies - (Ages 6-12 Ski or Snowboard Group Instruction)

Designed for kids, age 6-12 of all abilities. This program carries great value as it includes not only the 2-hour lesson but an all day rental and lift ticket as well.

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

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Ski-Wees (Ski)/Burton Riglet Park (Snowboard)- (Ages 3-5)

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Want to get your younger children involved? We have a great option for them. These 45-minute lessons have a 2:1 child to instructor ratio. The goal of these lessons is to get your young child used to the ski and snowboard environment and focus on having fun in an isolated and safe environment. Helmets are required.  Rental Equipment and helmet are included. Ski Wees and Riglet Rentals can be picked up in the Rental Building

Where: Skier Services.

When: 12:30 pm Daily

Price: $40 per person

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Get Park Ready - (All Ages Ski or Snowboard Group Instruction)

Some skiers and riders are only intrigued by the terrain park. This lesson is geared for those students. This lesson is also only available to skiers and riders who have mastered green terrain. Students must be able to show they can control themselves on the hill, respect the safety code and come to a complete stop. A helmet is required for all park lessons. This is a group lesson, and it is available for skiers and snowboarders.

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Price: $40 per hour

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Advanced & Intermediate Park Lessons - (All Ages Ski or Snowboard Private Instruction)

Have you mastered the basics of riding the smaller features in the park? Do you want to take your freestyle ability to a new level? Still trying to figure out an aerial maneuver? This lesson is for you. This is a private lesson. We want to make sure we have everything set up for you, and so we require a 24-hour notice for this lesson type.

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. 

When: Per request, 24-hour notice required

Price: Private Lesson Pricing applies. (Max of 2 students per instructor/group. No promotional pricing for student addition.

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NASTAR

nastar.pngLove racing? Hop into our NASTAR course, and learn from our Racing Coach and Ski School Director Devin Kurzhals. If you are looking for a coaching session, please book your lesson 24 hours in advance. 

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When: Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Periods - (Other days available upon request and at least 24 hr. notice)

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Adaptive Lessons

These lessons are designed for the non-traditional Snowsports enthusiast. We want to make sure you have the best possible experience and have lead times on booking to accommodate this objective.

  • Physically Limited (requires a week notice)
  • Blind (requires 24-hour notice)
  • Deaf (requires 24-hour notice)

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When: Per Request Only

Price: Private Lesson Pricing applies.

Discover Michigan

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. Bring your voucher from Shell or McDonalds to gain access to this hour-long group lesson. These vouchers are for beginners only. Includes lesson, lift ticket and rental equipment.

Where: Check in at skier services, at the bottom of the hill. If equipment rental is needed, arrive no later than a ½ hour prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When: This is an Hour long lesson during group lesson times. The voucher only covers an hour. After an hour you are free to leave the lesson, but if you would like to stay, we would love to give you the extra hour at no charge.

Price: $35 includes rental and lift ticket (must complete the lesson to receive the lift ticket).

“The Ski and Snowboard Club helped my youngest learn the safety and fun of the slopes. It is amazing to see the wonderful ski school staff manage over a hundred kids and make it a fun time for each and every one of the students!”

Stop by the Ski School anytime. We are located at the bottom of the hill.        

Ski & Snowboard Club (Ages 4-12)

Kids can choose to ski or snowboard – or choose option 3 and do both!

Option #1 just $79 – (Buy Now)

Lift tickets are included for ages 6 & under, ages 7 & up add $5 per Sunday. Rentals – add $10 per Sunday or prepay all 6 Sundays for $40 (Buy Prepaid Rental Now) Helmets are not included with this price, but ask about a ski club discount on a helmet rental.

Option #2 - just $49 (Buy Now)

Lift tickets are included for ages 6 & under, ages 7 & up add $5 per Sunday. Rentals – add $10 per Sunday or prepay all 4 Sundays for $25 (Buy Prepaid Rental Now). Helmets are not included with this price, but ask about a ski club discount on a helmet rental.

Or combine both together for…

Option #3 - just $99 – (Buy Now)

Lift tickets are included for ages 6 & under, ages 7 & up add $5 per Sunday. Rentals – add $10 per Sunday or prepay all 10 Sundays for $65 -  (Buy Prepaid Rental Now). Helmets are not included with this price, but ask about a ski club discount on a helmet rental.

(Option 3 kids who progress enough can specialize in park, race or all-mountain skiing/riding)

March 19th is the Pizza Party/ Year-End Banquet  

There are some great resources for first-timers and beginners - Click Here

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It sure feels like home here at Treetops Resort!

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