Little ones get lots of attention at Vail. Our kids' and teens' programs focus on all sorts of terrain to give them the confidence they need to hit the slopes or the parks. Our instructors are experts at teaching technique, so kids improve instantly. Private lessons, groups and specialty programs are all available. For more information or to book a lesson, call 800-475-4543.
Available to children three years and older. Reservations for private lessons are highly recommended. Call 800-354-5630 for more information and when and where your lesson starts.
All-day group lesson programs are available for children ages 3-12, with classes divided by age and ability. All-day snowboard group lessons are offered for children 7-12 years. Children meet in the Children's Centers located at Golden Peak and Vail Square (formerly LionsHead) in Vail. The Children's Centers are a one-stop shop for lift tickets, rentals and ski school for your children. All kids taking group lessons ages 7-12 and teens 13 and older must be ticketed, ready to ski and checked in by 9:30am. Children ages 3-6 years must be ticketed, checked in and ready to ski by 9:45am. Allow a minimum of 30 minutes prior to lesson start time for registration, ticketing and rentals.
Too cool for school - join the teen program and experience a new dimension in both skiing and riding. Offered to ages 13 and older. Meet new friends, explore the mountain and receive just the right amount of instruction to enter the park and pipe with confidence. Teen groups may be combined with either the 7-12 or adult group programs.
Children's Snowsports Center These fun five-day camps for intermediate and above skiers (levels 5 - 9) run Monday through Friday at the Golden Peak Children's Snowsports Center (First camp runs Wednesday through Sunday). Book through Children's Online Reservations or onsite.