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Kids Group Lessons

children group ski lessonPurgatory’s kids’ group lessons are designed to be the most fun, playful learning experience for kids. Purgatory’s Snowsports School includes Children’s Specialists (instructors certified and trained to teach kids), and they will help improve your child’s confidence, balance and skills while exploring the most Kid-Fun places at Purgatory.
Group instruction is available for kids ages 4-12 in Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding. Helmets are required for all kids lessons.

2016/2017 Kids Group Lesson Only Rates

Full Day (9:30am – 3:30pm)$98
Half Day (12:45pm – 3:30pm)$72
Half Day + Child Care Combo$132
1 Hour 3 Year Olds Only 9:00am-10:00am$50

Half Day lessons are afternoon only. Rate does not include equipment or lift tickets. Helmets are required. Visit Purgatory Rentals for rental equipment including helmets.

2016/2017 Kids Group Full Day Lesson Packages

Includes lesson, lift ticket rental equipment and helmet, and lunch
Child (6-12 years)$154
Cub (4-5 years) Free Lift Ticket$132
Day + Child Care Combo$132

Lunch included with Full Day Child & Cub packages

Additional Kids Programs

Child Care

For children ages 4 years and younger, Purgatory’s The Den is our licensed guest child care facility right in the Base Area.

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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 while emphasizing safe skiing and riding.

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Burton Riglet Park

Purgatory’s Burton Riglet Park provides a playground-like setting where kids ages 3-7 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 Snowsports School at 970-385-2149, or via email at skigroups@purgatoryresort.com.

Friends & Family Lessons

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

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