Bear Den Learning Center, first time on skiers..

Private lessons will be available for the remainder of the season, Group Lessons are no longer offered this season. 


Looking to become a skier or snowboarder? Maybe you just want to brush up on your technique and skills with a professional lesson. We have programs for skiers and riders of Beginner abilities, as well as Private Lessons for all abilities seeking a one-on-one learning environment. Make sure to check out the Learn to Ski and Learn to Snowboard program, our teaching method utilizes familiar movements and skis designed with beginners in mind, allowing you to feel comfortable from the very first minute on snow.

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Reservations for all our lessons are open, please fill out our Snowsports Inquiries form below. Whiteface Snowsports season-long programs are available now online.

This all-inclusive program is perfect for the first-time skier! The package includes a beginner lift ticket, 2 hour class lesson, and beginner rental (110 cm learning skis).

Please plan to arrive at Whiteface at least 1-1.5 hours prior to your scheduled lesson or program to ensure you have enough time for tickets and rentals.

Group lessons are offered daily for 13 years old and up of all beginner levels. Lessons include a lift ticket and run from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at Bear Den Learning Center. Guests are grouped by ability. Rentals are not included with lessons.

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2021/22 Snowsports

Snowsports LessonsAgeAMNon-Holiday*w/ Rental*Holidayw/ Rental
Cub Camp4-69:00 am - 11:00 am$69$101$89$121
Junior Adventurer7-129:00 am - 11:00 am$119$151$139$171
Learn to Ski13+9:00 am - 11:00 am$129$159
Learn to Snowboard13+9:00 am - 11:00 am$129$159
Group Ski Lesson13+9:00 am - 11:00 am$69$79
Group Snowboard Lesson13+9:00 am - 11:00 am$69$79
*Not valid on the following blackout dates and holidays: December 25, 2021 - January 1, 2022; January 15-17, 2022; and February 19-27, 2022.

Reservations are recommended. Tickets are available in limited quantities, our lessons and lift tickets may sell out at any time. Need help reserving your lessons at Whiteface Mountain? Please fill out the form below and someone will email you back shortly.

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Need help planning your trip to the Whiteface Mountain? Please fill out the form below and someone will email you back shortly.