Group Lessons

For ages 13 & up

Group Lessons

Looking to become a skier or snowboarder? Maybe you just want to brush up on your technique and skills with a professional lesson. We have programs for skiers and riders of all abilities, as well as Private Lessons for those seeking a one-on-one learning environment environment.

Make sure to check out the Parallel from the Start program, which guarantees you'll get to the top of the mountain by your third day of skiing! Our teaching method utilizes familiar movements and skis designed with beginners in mind, allowing you to feel comfortable from the very first minute on snow. At just $169, our three day program is your best bet for learning how to ski and will have you coming back for more with our bonus perk—a complimentary Frequent Skier Card upon completion!

Reservations

For additional information, questions, and to check availability for Group Lessons, please call Snowsports School at (518) 946-2223 (option 3). 

Please note: Availability is limited for President's Week as many of our programs are already fully booked. Be sure to call Snowsports School to reserve your spot in advance for any of our lessons or programs during the holiday period.

Other Important Info

During early & late season periods programs are subject to availability of terrain and may only be purchased in person at the mountain. Please arrive at Whiteface at least 45 minutes before your lesson time.

Parallel from the Start

Ages: 13+ | Beginner skiers 

This all-inclusive program is perfect for the first-time skier! The package includes a beginner lift ticket, 1.5 hour class lesson, and beginner rental (110 cm learning skis). Lesson times are 10:00 am, 11:00 am and 1:30 pm with additional sessions on weekends and holidays. We highly recommend our 3-day program, which guarantees you'll get to the top of the mountain, plus you'll receive a free SKI3 Frequent Skier Card giving you discounts and bring-a-friend perks all season long.

2016 - 2017 Parallel from the Start Rates
1 Day Program $129
3 Day Program $169
3 days of beginner lift tickets, beginner rentals, and lessons can be used non-consecutively anytime during the 2016-2017 season at Whiteface, Gore, or Belleayre. | Beginner lift tickets are restricted to lower mountain lifts when not accompanied by a snowsports instructor, including access to: Mixing Bowl, Bear, Bunny Hutch Triple and Cub Carpet | First day free is not included in the free SKI3 Frequent Skier Card but all other discounts apply 

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Learn to Snowboard

Ages: 13+ | Beginner riders

Learn to snowboard with this all-inclusive program designed to make snowboarding easy and fun. We have a special approach and equipment that will teach you how to ride. This program includes a beginner lift ticket, group lesson, and snowboard rental. We highly recommend our 3-day program, and as an added bonus, upon completion you'll receive a free SKI3 Frequent Skier Card which gives you discounts and bring-a-friend perks all season long.

2016 - 2017 Learn to Snowboard Rates
1 Day Program $129
3 Day Program $169
3 days of beginner lift tickets, rentals, and lessons can be used non-consecutively anytime during the 2016-2017 season at Whiteface, Gore, or Belleayre | Beginner lift tickets are restricted to lower mountain lifts when not accompanied by a snowsports instructor, including access to: Mixing Bowl, Bear, Bunny Hutch Triple and Cub Carpet | First day free is not included in the free SKI3 Frequent Skier Card but all other discounts apply

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Ski & Ride Better

Ages: 13+ | Intermediate skiers & riders

This program is for anyone that feels comfortable on skis or a snowboard looking to improve their technique and make new advances. The Ski & Ride Better program includes a regular lift ticket, group lesson, and rental. With our 3 Day Program, you'll also receive a free SKI3 Frequent Skier Card giving you discounts and bring-a-friend perks all season long.

2016 - 2017 Ski & Ride Better Rates
1 Day Program $159
3 Day Program $259

First day free is not included in the free SKI3 Frequent Skier Card but all other discounts apply 

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Class Lessons

Ages: 13+ | Intermediate skiers & riders

Sharpen your skills in a 1.5 hour session with a Whiteface Snowsports Pro. This is the ideal learning environment for intermediate skiers and riders, with low student to instructor ratios and groups tailored to age and ability. Lesson are offered daily at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and 1:30 pm with additional sessions on weekends. Lessons run continuously during holiday periods.

2016 - 2017 Class Lesson Rates
Class Lesson (1.5 hours)  $49 per person