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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, Ron Kubicki and his experienced ski and snowboard staff can make your skiing and riding even more fun and rewarding on our excellent teaching terrain.

All you need to know about learning to ski or ride is in the Beginner's Guide

 Experienced adult skiers and riders can sign up for group or private lessons in the Holiday Valley Lodge on the ground floor. The desk is open until 7:00 PM daily.  

Group Lessons

Ski or snowboard lessons for beginners, intermediates or advanced. Register at the Ski School Desk in the Clubhouse Chalet.

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


5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 PM 50 minute 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!

Free Personalized Performance Evaluation

Let our instructors quickly evaluate your skiing at the top of Cindy's Run and the top of Morning Star. Available weekends and holidays at 10AM. 

Lisa Densmore's Your Turn Women's Clinic

Monday and Tuesday, February 10 and 11, come ski with former US Ski Team member and widely acclaimed instructor, Lisa Densmore. Read more...

January is National Learn a Snowsport month!

Receive 20% off our Learn to Ski or Ride Package during the month of January, good any day. OR - If you're already a skier or rider, bring a friend to purchase a learn to ski or ride package and you get a free group lesson. If your friend purchases a 1-2-3 GO package (3 sessions) you get a free one hour private lesson! This offer is good all season. Private lessons are subject to availability.

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.