Adult Learn to Ski & Snowboard
Ages 13+

Adult Learn to Ski & Snowboard

  • Ages 13+
Make the Most of Winter

Become a Skier or Snowboarder

Lesson Information

  • Group lessons will be available from December 6, 2019, through March 29, 2020. 
  • Adult group lessons are available for ages 13 and up. 
  • Reservations are required to guarantee a spot and can be purchased online until we are sold out, or until midnight the day before the lesson. 
  • Packages include a 2-hour lesson, ski or snowboard equipment rental, and a beginner lift ticket. 
  • If it's not your first time skiing or snowboarding, check out our other adult group lesson options
  • Check out our Beginner's Guide for more information on learning at Sunday River. 

Choose Your Lesson

    • Ski or Snowboard
      Midweek One-Day Lesson
      $69
      per person

      Spend your first day on the slopes during the week.

      • Ski or snowboard equipment rental
      • 2-hour lesson with coach
      • Beginner lift ticket for Sundance Surface Lifts, South Ridge Express, and Little White Cap Quad
      • Keep your rentals and lift ticket after your lesson to practice your skills
    • Ski or Snowboard
      Saturday/Holiday One-Day Lesson
      $99
      per person

      Spend your first day on the slopes on a Saturday or holiday.

      • Ski or snowboard equipment rental
      • 2-hour lesson with coach
      • Beginner lift ticket for Sundance Surface Lift, South Ridge Express, and Little White Cap Quad
      • Keep your rentals and lift ticket after your lesson to practice your skills
      • Holiday dates: December 24-January 1; January 18-19; February 15-23
    • Ski or Snowboard
      MAX 4 First Experience
      $149
      per person

      A smaller group, guaranteed, for your first time. 

      • 2-hour lesson with coach
      • Maximum of 4 people per lesson 
      • Ski or snowboard rental equipment 
      • Beginner lift ticket access to Sundance Surface Lifts, South Ridge Express, and Little White Cap Quad
      • Keep your lift ticket and equipment for the day so you can work on your skills
    • Ski or Snowboard
      One-Day Lesson Add-On
      $50
      per person

      Keep up the learning momentum by adding one more day of learning anytime.

      • Take your first one-day midweek ($69), holiday ($99), or MAX 4 ($149) learn-to lesson and upgrade for one more day of skiing or snowboarding
      • Lessons can be used any day for one year from the date of purchase
      • Ski or snowboard equipment rental
      • 90-minute lessons with a coach 
      • Beginner lift ticket for access to Sundance Surface Lifts, South Ridge Express, and Little White Cap Quad 

    • Ski or Snowboard
      Two-Day Lesson Add-on
      $100
      per person

      Add two more days of learning anytime.

      • Take your first one-day midweek ($69), holiday ($99), or MAX 4 ($149) learn-to lesson and upgrade for two more days of skiing or snowboarding
      • Lessons can be used any two days for one year from the date of purchase
      • Ski or snowboard equipment rental
      • 90-minute lessons with a coach
      • Beginner lift ticket for access to Sundance Surface Lifts, South Ridge Express, and Little White Cap Quad 
    • Want to Ski More?
      Green Pass
      $99
      per person

      New for 2020!

      The Green Pass is for new skiers and snowboarders who have taken at least one Adult Learn to Ski or Snowboard class at Sunday River's SnowSports School. 

      • 3 days of skiing or snowboarding any time during the 2019-20 season. 
      • Additional tickets to use after your third day with up to 40% off. 
      • 10% off resort lodging.
      • $29 90-minute adult lessons.
      • 50% off rental equipment. 
      • 10% off retail purchases at Sunday River Sports. 

Beginner's Guide

What to Expect

  • First Lesson
    Learn about your equipment, the basics of control, and start sliding down the gentle slopes of our learning area with a smile on your face! You'll learn to use our brand new conveyor surface lifts too, which are covered for maximum comfort on your way up the hill. Recommended product: Adult Learn to Ski or Snowboard Clinic and the Green Pass.
  • Second Lesson
    Build on your skills and confidence in our terrain-based learning elements while you practice the basics of turning and stopping. Recommended product: Adult Learn to Ski or Snowboard 1-Day Add-On and the Green Pass
  • Third Lesson
    Take it up a level: you're well on your way to riding a chairlift and mastering your turns on easy green trails. It's time to declare yourself a skier or snowboarder! Recommended product: Adult Learn to Ski or Snowboard 2-day Add-On and the Green Pass

Learn to Ski and Snowboard Lesson Details

Private Lesson

The best way to accelerate your skiing & snowboarding learning process is with one-on-one instruction.

Green Pass

New skiers and riders can save big on 3 days of skiing at Sunday River after an Adult Learn to Ski or Snowboard lesson (ages 13+) with the SnowSports School.