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Adult Sized Kids Too

We know that everyone learns differently and our instructors pay close attention to customizing the lesson to fit each individual’s skill set so to best achieve your goals. We are experts at getting you started on your journey, learning with a group of like-minded people, privately with your own instructor, or even learning along with your family and friends. Are you a Monarch Season Passholder? Check your benefits for Ski & Ride School discounts.

GROUP LESSON
For the Kiddos
Welcome to Junior Mountain! Kids, in a group of their peers, learn skiing or snowboarding skills that enable them to have more fun on the mountain. AND we make it easy! Just check your child in for their lesson as early as 8:30 for the am or full day lesson, or at noon for the pm lesson, and we'll take it from there! Lesson time is 2 hrs. Easy, peezy!

Ages 7 through 12

half day lesson only (am or pm) $59
half day lesson + equipment + lift ticket $79

full day lesson only $89; includes lunch
full day lesson + rentals + lift ticket $109; includes lunch

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GROUP LESSON
For Teens & Adults
Learn to ski or snowboard, meet new friends and have a blast. You'll be with a group of people who are at the same level and a certified instructor; get ready to fall in love with this sport!

Ages 13 and Up
* Peak pricing: Dec. 26-31, 2018 and Mar. 11-15, 2018

half day lesson only (am or pm) $79 ($89*)
half day lesson + equipment + lift $119 ($152*)

full day lesson only $99 ($119*)
full day lesson + equipment + lift ticket $139 ($172*)

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PRIVATE INSTRUCTION
Tailored for You
Customized to your specific goals, this is the ultimate way to perfect your skills with your own certified instructor, at any level. Have a friend that has similar progression goals as you? Include them in your private lesson at no extra cost. (Does not include equipment or ticket.)

Ages 7 and Up*

half day lesson, 1 or 2 people $220
add a third up to tenth person; +$50 per person

full day lesson, 1 or 2 people $450 includes lunch + 8x10 photo
add a third up to tenth person; +$110 per person

*to include a child age 3-6 requires an add'l instructor:
half day +$100; full day +$200

Early Bird Special: 1 or 2 people $100
1 hour, must be ready to load lift at 9am

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CHILD PRIVATE LESSON
For Your Little One
Is your little one ready to start or progress in the wonderful world of skiing or snowboarding? In this private, one on one lesson with a certified instructor they're sure to get excited learning at their own pace with personalized attention.

Ages 3 and 4 - skiing only;
Ages 5 and 6 - skiing or snowboarding

One 1.5 hour (am or pm) private lesson $160
with a half day of childcare $179
with a full day of childcare + lunch $210

Two 1.5 hour (am & pm) private lessons $225
with a full day of childcare + lunch $275

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Mini + Me Lesson
Growing Together
Want to share in your child's first experience on the snow? The Mini & Me lesson is designed to introduce children, ages 3-6, to skiing or snowboarding, while one or both parents receive important coaching tips. Parent(s) must be on the same equipment as the child and already have skiing/snowboarding skills. Includes equipment & lift ticket for child only.

1 child & 1 or 2 parents $220 includes 8x10 photo

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seasonal programs

Children's Center
The Monarch Mountain Children’s Center strives to provide professional services to children and their families in a secure environment that is friendly and fun.

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Certified Member

The Monarch Ski + Ride School is a proud Certified Member of PSIA (The Professional Ski Instructors of America) and AASI (American Association of Snowboard Instructors). Click the link below to find out more about this.