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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. Group instruction is available for kids ages 3-12. Helmets are required for all kids ski and snowboarding lessons.

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.

Pre-Ski/Snowboard lessons incorporate on-snow play time to develop movement and balance skills in a fun, safe playground environment. These lessons are designed specifically for 3-4 year olds who may not be ready for a traditional snowsports lesson. Snacks are provided.

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2016/2017 Kids Group Lesson Only Rates

Pre-Ski/Snowboard Half Day Lesson | Ages 3 & 4
8:30am–12pm or 1:00–4:30pm
Cub Full-Day Lesson | Ages 4 & 5
Cub Half-Day Lesson | Ages 4 & 5
10:00–12:15pm or 12:45–3:30pm
Child Full-Day Lesson | Ages 6-12
Child Half-Day Lesson | Ages 6-12
10:00am–12:15pm or 12:45–3:30pm 

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.

2016/2017 Kids Group Full Day Lesson Packages

Includes lesson, lift ticket, rental equipment and helmet, and lunch.
Cub Full Day Package | Ages 4-5
Cub Half Day + Child Care | Ages 4-5 
Child Full Day Package | Ages 6-12

Additional Kids Programs

Child Care

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. 

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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 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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