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Adult & Young Adult Day Programs

The Perfect Turn Ski & Snowboard School is one of the best in the business. Whether you're a first-timer, an expert, or the parent of kids raring to hit the slopes, take a turn or two with us. Our experienced staff is ready to help you take your skiing or snowboarding to the next level. 

Learn to Ski & Snowboard

The Perfect Turn Ski & Snowboard School offers one of the most comprehensive programs in the country to introduce first-timers to skiing or snowboarding. All programs start at the Discovery Center at South Ridge Lodge--an entire facility designed and dedicated to making your experience easy. 

Group Ski & Snowboard Package

Group Clinics (ages 15+) are offered for skiers and snowboarders with ability levels ranging from beginner to expert terrain. This program is designed for participants who already have a lift ticket and equipment, and are just interested in improving their on-snow experience. 

Group clinics are divided into three levels: 

  • Green clinics are for beginner abilities and will help you build your confidence and skills on Green/beginner terrain as you learn to smoothly link turns and control your speed. Blue clinics are designed to improve your performance on Blue/intermediate terrain, getting you ready for Black terrain.  Focus is on
  • Blue clinics are designed to improve your performance on Blue/intermediate terrain, getting you ready for Black terrain.  Focus is on development of early weight transfer and a more efficient parallel turn.
  • Black clinics are for advanced skiers and snowboarders and are designed to bring you closer to the skill level of the coach. Focus is on creating a smoother, quicker turn and making your lower body active while quieting your upper body.

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Adult Ski and Snowboard Clinic Packages

90-Minute Group Clinic $35 10:30AM or 1:15PM
Lodging Guest 90-Minute Group Clinic* $19 10:30AM or 1:15PM

*Lodging guest discounts are available for anyone staying at the resort hotels or Snow Cap Inn. To receive this discount, reservations must be made prior to the day of the clinic either at the hotel front desk or by calling 1.800.543.2754.

Clinics meet slopeside at South Ridge Base Area, near the fire pit area.  Clinics depart promptly at clinic time listed above.  Registration begins at 10:00am for the morning clinic and 1:00pm for the afternoon clinic.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to clinic departure time.

Reservations are strongly suggested and are taken up until 4PM the day before the lesson. We may be able to accommodate walk-ins if space is available, but reservations are the only way to guarantee a place with us. Full payment is due at the time of reservation. Call 207-824-5959 or book online

Reservations may be changed or cancelled up to 24 hours in advance without penalty. Cancellations made within 24 hours are non-refundable. Should you need to change your reservation please contact us at 207-824-5959.

Private Clinics

If you would like to accelerate your learning process in alpine skiing, telemark skiing, snowboarding, or race training skills; one-on-one instruction is the way to go. Private clinics are available for all ages and abilities for both skiers and snowboarders.