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Packages & Specials

Adult Lessons

Snowsports age 12 and up

Holiday Valley Snowsports is all about learning and improving skiing and snowboarding skills. Learning is truly fun, and you're never too young or too old to enjoy the thrill of sliding on snow. Director, Bob Armour and his experienced ski and snowboard staff can make your skiing and riding even more fun and rewarding on our excellent teaching terrain.

Beginner Lessons

All you need to know about your first time skiing or riding is in the Beginner's Guide. Check out our Learn to Ski and Learn to Snowboard Packages with lessons, rental equipment and lift tickets. Signup is at the Creekside Lodge.  

Group Lessons

Ski or snowboard lessons for beginners*, intermediates or advanced. Register at the Ski School Desk in the Holiday Valley Lodge, ground floor. Open until daily.
*first time skiers/riders go to Creekside Lodge for Learn to packages.

10:30 AM or 1:30 PM 1-1/2 hr lesson


Private Lessons

The ultimate in ski and snowboard instruction. Enjoy one on one instruction tailored to your needs. You can select the lesson content or let your instructor choose, based on your skiing or snowboarding skills.

Preferred Private 9 AM - 3 PM 1-1/2 hr lesson


Private Xpress before 9AM or after 3 PM 1 hour


Each additional 1/2 hour lesson


Add an additional person to a Private Lesson for half price!

Lisa Densmore's Your Turn Women's Clinic $290

February 2015...details to be announced. Come ski with former US Ski Team member and widely acclaimed instructor, Lisa Densmore. Read more...

January is National Learn a Snowsport month!

Buy one Learn to Ski or Ride Package during the month of January, and get a second package free for your friend!


Children's Lessons age 3-11

Kids have their own school, Mountain Adventures for ages 3 to 11, which is located in the Creekside Lodge at the base of the School Haus slope. The Creekside Lodge is open from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM daily, and lessons are available from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The Lounsbury Adaptive Program offers specialized learn to ski programs for visually impaired or physically or mentally challenged children or adults. Lessons include equipment and lift ticket.. Headquarters for the Lounsbury Program is at the Sugar Plum Lodge, next to the Tannenbaum Lodge. Lessons require reservations, call 716-699-2345, ext. 4413.