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Kids Group Lessons

children group ski lessonPurgatory’s Child Group Lessons are designed to be the most fun, playful learning experience for kids. Group instruction is available for children ages 3-12. Helmets are required for all children enrolled in ski and snowboarding lessons.

Purgatory’s Ski & Snowboard School includes Children’s Specialists (instructors certified and trained to teach kids) who will help improve your child’s confidence, balance and skills while exploring the most Kid-Fun places at Purgatory.

Strider Snowbike Lessons are designed specifically for 3-4 year olds to help them develop balance, basic motor skills and spatial awareness in a safe and fun environment. This half-day lesson is a great way to introduce your little one to spending time on the snow before they learn how to ski or snowboard. All equipment is included. Call (970) 385-2149 for more information or visit our FAQ’s page.  Reservations are highly recommended since spaces are limited.

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How to Book:
Save time by reserving your group lessons online. First click Book My Lesson then select your first date of skiing and add lessons, rentals, or tickets:

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2017/2018 Kids Group Lesson Only Rates

Strider Snowbike Half Day Lesson | Ages 3 & 4
9:30am–12:15 pm or 12:45–3:30pm
$79
Cub Full-Day Lesson | Ages 4 & 5
9:30am–3:30pm
$89
Cub Half-Day Lesson | Ages 4 & 5
9:30–12:15pm or 12:45–3:30pm
$69 Morning

$39 Afternoon

Child Full-Day Lesson | Ages 6-12
9:30am–3:30pm
$89
Child Half-Day Lesson | Ages 6-12
9:30am–12:15pm or 12:45–3:30pm 
$69 Morning

$39 Afternoon

After booking your lesson make sure to watch this Welcome to Purgatory guide.


All full-day lessons include lunch. Inform us of allergies or dietary restrictions during check in. All children must be toilet trained. Rate does not include equipment or lift tickets. Helmets are required. Visit Purgatory Rentals for rental equipment including helmets.

Additional Kids Programs

Child Care

Lesson/Child Care Combo

Half Day Lesson, Rental Equipment, Lunch, Afternoon Child Care –

Ages 4-5 | 9:30am–4:30pm | $132

For children ages 4 years and younger, Purgatory’s The Den is our on-site Guest Childcare Facility right in the Base Area.

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Snowburners • All Terrain Pioneers

If your young skier or snowboarder is age 3-12 and excited to learn new skills and techniques, Purgatory’s Snowburners program is their gateway to mastering new skills. And if your young skier or snowboarder is age 6-17 and can easily link turns on green runs, Purgatory’s All Terrain Pioneers program is their gateway to mastering more challenging terrain. These programs meet weekly.

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Burton Riglet Park

Purgatory’s Burton Riglet Park provides a playground-like setting where kids ages 3-6 learn to snowboard.

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Local School Programs

Elementary through high school students learn skiing or snowboarding together with their peers in Purgatory Resort’s School Program. Taught by Purgatory’s expert instructors, this program is designed for first-time students to experience snowsports in a fun, group environment.

The School Program offers ski or snowboard rental equipment, lift tickets and lessons all at significantly reduced pricing. Students must provide their own appropriate winter outdoor wear, eye protection and gloves.

To find out more, contact Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School at 970-385-2149, or via email at schoolgroups@purgatoryresort.com.

Friends & Family Lessons

Create your own private group lesson with up to five friends or family members. With Friends & Family Lessons, Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School will match your group’s skill level and discipline with one of our expert instructors.

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