Ski & Snowboard Lessons

SKI & SNOWBOARD GROUP LESSONS| CALL FOR BOOKING

West Mountain's group lessons are a great way to improve and simply enjoy the sport. Group lessons are offered throughout the winter season and are available for first-time or beginner skiers & snowboarders in our beginner area, ages 4 and older. Rental equipment is available at our very own West Mountain Sports rental shop (across the courtyard from the Main Lodge) Reservations are required and must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Snow Sports office at 518-636-3699 ext. 336.

2021-22 Group Lesson Rate: 1.5hr. $60pp (price does not include lift ticket and equipment rentals)

Group Lesson Times:
Weekday: 4pm and 5:45pm
Weekend: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Holidays (midweek and weekend): 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Additional Details:

  • 1.5 hour group lesson for first time or beginner skiers & snowboarders in our Learning Area for ages 4 and older.
  • Students are paired with other students of same discipline and level
  • Provides students with physical readiness for development into skiing and snowboarding
  • Valid lift ticket and ski/snowboard (rentals) equipment is required for duration of lesson and can be added to your reservation at time of lesson reservation booking.
  • If you are taking a lesson and getting rentals, please arrive at least one (1) hour prior to your lesson to get your equipment and be at the meeting area before your lesson start time. If you are not renting, please arrive at least 30 mins prior to the start of your lesson to ensure you are geared up, properly fitted and ready to go.
  • Upon arrival to West Mountain, please go directly to the Lessons Check In window (to the left of the Main Lodge entrance doors).

SKI & SNOWBOARD SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS (2+ people in same party)| CALL FOR BOOKING

We offer daily Semi-Private lessons to all ability levels, ages 4 and older throughout the season. Our snow sports team is comprised of experienced instructors, many of whom are certified by the Professional Ski Instructors Of America or American Association Of Snowboard Instructors. Rental equipment is available at our very own West Mountain Sports rental shop (across the courtyard from the Main Lodge). Reservations are required and must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Snow Sports office at 518-636-3699 ext. 336

2021-22 Semi-Private Lesson Rate: 1.5hr. $70pp (price does not include lift ticket and equipment rentals)

Semi-Private Lesson Times:
Weekday: 4pm and 5:45pm
Weekend: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Holidays (midweek and weekend): 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Additional Details:

  • 1.5 hour semi-private lessons are for available to all ability levels, ages 4 and older.
  • Provides students with physical readiness for development into skiing and snowboarding
  • Valid lift ticket and ski/snowboard (rentals) equipment is required for duration of lesson and can be added to your reservation at time of lesson reservation booking.
  • If you are taking a lesson and getting rentals, please arrive at least one (1) hour prior to your lesson to get your equipment and be at the meeting area before your lesson start time. If you are not renting, please arrive at least 30 mins prior to the start of your lesson to ensure you are geared up, properly fitted and ready to go.
  • Upon arrival to West Mountain, please go directly to the Lessons Check In window (to the left of the Main Lodge entrance doors).

SKI & SNOWBOARD PRIVATE LESSONS| CALL FOR BOOKING

We offer daily Private lessons to all ability levels, ages 4 and older throughout the season. Our snow sports team is comprised of experienced instructors, many of whom are certified by the Professional Ski Instructors Of America or American Association Of Snowboard Instructors. Rental equipment is available at our very own West Mountain Sports rental shop (across the courtyard from the Main Lodge). Reservations are required and must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Snow Sports office at 518-636-3699 ext. 336.

2021-22 Private Lesson Rate: 1.5hr. $90, (price does not include lift ticket and equipment rentals)

Private Lesson Times:
Weekday: 4pm and 5:45pm
Weekend: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Holidays (midweek and weekend): 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Additional Details:

  • 1.5 hour private lessons are for available to all ability levels, ages 4 and older.
  • Provides students with physical readiness for development into skiing and snowboarding
  • Valid lift ticket and ski/snowboard (rentals) equipment is required for duration of lesson and can be added to your reservation at time of lesson reservation booking.
  • If you are taking a lesson and getting rentals, please arrive at least one (1) hour prior to your lesson to get your equipment and be at the meeting area before your lesson start time. If you are not renting, please arrive at least 30 mins prior to the start of your lesson to ensure you are geared up, properly fitted and ready to go.
  • Upon arrival to West Mountain, please go directly to the Lessons Check In window (to the left of the Main Lodge entrance doors).

LEARN TO TURN PACKAGE DEAL FOR FIRST-TIME BEGINNERS| CALL FOR BOOKING

For first-time beginners only ages 4 and older. Price includes one learning area lift ticket, one rental, and one group lesson. Rental Packages include: skis, boots, poles, and helmet; or snowboard, boots, and helmet. Reservations are required and must be reserved at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Snow Sports office at 518-636-3699 ext. 336. 

2021-22 Learn to Turn Rates:

Adult Learn to Turn Package (13+) $120

Youth Learn to Turn Package (12 and Under) $110

Lesson Times:

  • Weekend: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm Weekday: 4pm and 5pm,
  • Holiday Midweek and Weekends: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Additional Details:

  • 1.5 hour group lesson for first time beginner skiers & snowboarders for ages 4 and older in our Learning Area.
  • Students are paired with other students of same discipline and level
  • Provides students with physical readiness for development into skiing and snowboarding
  • If you are taking a lesson and getting rentals, please arrive at least one (1) hour prior to your lesson to get your equipment and be at the meeting area before your lesson start time. If you are not renting, please arrive at least 30 mins prior to the start of your lesson to ensure you are geared up, properly fitted and ready to go.

LEARN TO SKI OR SNOWBOARD 3-PACK FOR FIRST-TIME BEGINNERS | BOOK NOW

This discounted learn to ski 3-package is offered for first-time beginner skiers and snowboarders ages 4 and up starting January 10th through March 20th (not including holiday weeks and weekends) and includes 3 learning area lift tickets, 3 rentals, 3 lessons and 3 hot chocolate or coffee vouchers. Lesson Times: Weekend: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, Midweek: 4pm, 5:45pm. After booking, immediately call the Snow Sports office at 518-636-3699 ext. 336. to make reservations for all 3 lessons. One pack per person, weekend availability is limited.

2021-22 Learn to Ski/Snowboard 3 Rate: $199

Learn To Ski/Snowboard 3-pack includes:

  • 3x Learing Area tickets
  • 3x equipment rentals through West Mountain Sports
  • 3x 1.5hr. group lesson
  • 3x hot chocolate or coffee vouchers

Additional Details:

  • Students are paired with other students of same discipline and level
  • Provides students with physical readiness for development into skiing and snowboarding
  • If you are taking a lesson and getting rentals, please arrive at least one (1) hour prior to your lesson to get your equipment and be at the meeting area before your lesson start time. If you are not renting, please arrive at least 30 mins prior to the start of your lesson to ensure you are geared up, properly fitted and ready to go.

OUR HEALTH MEASURES

Since your well-being is at the heart of our concerns, several health measures are in place and we ask for your cooperation to meet the State of New York's recommendations as they are a priority. We remain attentive to developments and operations could vary rapidly depending on the situation. Read more about our Mountain Safety initiatives here.