Whatever your skill level, the ski academy at Treetops Resort has you covered! For Michigan snowboarding lessons and ski classes, you’ll appreciate our skilled instructors and friendly hills.

If you want to grab a ski or snowboarding lesson at Treetops, our class schedule for the 2019-20 ski season is below. Not sure what’s the best fit for you? Just click the button below, fill out the form, and we’ll help you create a personalized ski lessons plan!

Adult Group lessons

What - New to skiing? A group lesson is for you. Have fun learning with others. Lessons come in two-hour increments.

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the lesson's starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When - Available daily when slopes open at 9 am or 10 am

  • 10 am-12 pm
  • 1 pm-3 pm

Cost -$60

Beginner Package – Learn to Ski/Ride

What - This is the ultimate beginner package. This includes a 2-hour group ski lesson or snowboarding lesson, lift ticket and equipment rental. This lesson is for beginners ages 13 and older only. The goal of this lesson is to get the student skiing or riding easy green terrain on their own, and riding the chair lift.

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the lesson's starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When - Available daily when slopes open at 9 am or 10 am

  • 10 am-12 pm
  • 1 pm-3 pm

Cost 

    • $70:
      December 7, 8
      March 22
    • $99:
      December 14, 15, 20
      January 2, 3, 10, 20, 24, 31
      February 2, 18, 19, 20
      March 6, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21
    • $120:
      December 22, 23
      January 4, 5,11, 12, 17, 25, 26
      February 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23
      March 1, 7, 8

Private Ski/Snowboarding Lessons

What - A private lesson with personalized instruction to elevate your skiing or snowboarding ability. Lessons can be booked in one-hour increments—you choose how long you’re in the lesson. Add up to two other people to have fun honing your skills with family or friends. Special requests will always be considered such as a terrain park lesson, or race lessons.

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When

  • Every hour on the hour based on slope opening hours.  
  • Lessons after 5 pm available upon request when booked in advance.

There's always an option to request a specific instructor and we’ll do our best to match you up if they are available at the requested time.

Cost 

    • 1 hour - $60 (+$30 per extra person)
    • 2 hour - $90 (+$35 per extra person)
    • 3 hour - $120 (+$40 per extra person

Private Lesson Midweek Specials- When Applicable- See Slope Hours

(Monday – Friday, excluding December 26-31, 2019; January 1-3, 2020; February 17, 2020)

    • Seniors (70+) - $30 hour (+$10 per extra person)
    • Military (Active or Veteran) - $30 hour (+$10 per extra person)
    • Children (12 & under) - $30 hour (+$10 per extra person)

Ski-Wees (Ski) & Riglet (Board) (Ages 3 to 6)

What - (Ages 3-6) - Want to get your younger children involved? We have an option for them, too. 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 snowsports and focus on having fun in an isolated and safe environment. Choose Ski-Wees for little skiers and Riglet for baby boarders! Helmets are required.

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the lesson starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When - 11:30 am (available on any date listed below):

Cost -

    • $40:
      December 7,8 14, 15, 20, 24
      January 2, 3, 10, 20, 24, 31
      February 2, 18, 19, 20
      March 6, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
    • $55:
      December 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
      January 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26
      February 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23
      March 1, 7, 8

Snow Puppies

What - Thoughtfully designed for kids ages 7-12 of all skiing or snowboarding abilities.

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the lesson's starting time. Express rental is always recommended so you can save time and avoid the lines.

When -Available on any day slopes open at 9 am or 10 am

  • 9:30 am – 11:30 am
  • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Cost (Includes lift ticket, rental and lesson)

    • $50 (2 hours – am or pm) or
    • $95 (All day and includes lunch with instructor)
      • December 7,8 14, 15, 20, 24
        January 2, 3, 10, 20, 24, 31
        February 2, 18, 19, 20
        March 6, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
    • $75 (2 hours – am or pm)or
    • $120 (All day and includes lunch with instructor)
      • December 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
        January 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26
        February 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23
        March 1, 7, 8

Ski & Snowboard Club (Kids Ages 4 to 12)

What - A 10-week program of fun, learning and lifetime skills designed for kids ages 4 & up interested in skiing or snowboarding - or both!

When

  • TBD for 2019-20 Ski Season

Cost 

  • TBD for 2019-20 Ski Season

Questions? Call our Reservations Team: (866) 348-5249

Discover Michigan Ski Lessons

What - January is "Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month." Bring your voucher from Shell or McDonald's to gain access to this hour long group lesson. These vouchers are for beginners only, and are valid any day in January except Thursdays.

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes 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 (10 am or 1 pm). 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.

Cost - $35 includes rental and lift ticket (must complete the lesson to receive the lift ticket), must schedule in advance and have the voucher. Call Skier Services at (989) 731-8416 to book your free lesson.

Thrifty Thursday

What - As part of our Thrifty Thursday promotion every Thursday (excluding December 26), we offer a group lesson for only $10!

Where - Check in at Skier Services, at the bottom of the hill. If you need to rent equipment, arrive no later than 45 minutes 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 at 4:30 pm every Thursday, except December 26.

Cost - $10

Register for Ski Lessons and Snowboarding Lessons at Treetops Resort

Many ski and snowboarding lessons can be booked online, but there are some that we will need to have our ski academy team schedule for you, such as private lessons. Either way, if you're unsure of what's the best fit for you, we can help!

Fill out this short form and one of our team members will get right back to you:

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