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Snow Sports School

*Silver Mountain Snow Sports School is now closed for the 21/22 season.*


Welcome to Silver Mountain's Winter Ski and Snowboard School

To find out more about our school or to reserve space in any of our programs, please call 208.783.1111, ext. 8306 or contact us via email.

To reserve rental equipment for your lesson package, please call the Sports Shop at 208-783-1517 between 8a.m. - 6p.m. You will need to know the name, birthday, height, weight and shoe size for EACH person requiring rental equipment.  

Lesson Start Times
10:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. (Private only)

Lessons on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday periods must be booked online 24-hours in advance of your lesson time.

Click here to read about the benefits of taking a lesson, courtesy of the Professional Ski Instructors of America and American Association of Snowboard Instructors.

Private Lesson

  • 1 hr private ski/snowboard (lesson only)$79
  • 2 hr private ski/snowboard (lesson only)$125
  • Youth private package (Ages 7-12 includes lift, lesson, and rental)$139
  • Adult private package (Ages 13+ includes lift, lesson, and rental)$149


  • 1 hr semi-prviate (add up to 3 people)$129
  • 2 hr semi-prviate (add up to 4 people)$199
  • 3 hr semi-prviate (add up to 5 people)$259

Group Lessons (Ages 7+)

  • Lesson only$55
  • Youth ski package (Ages 7-12 includes lift, lesson, and rental)$99
  • Adult ski package (Ages 13+ includes lift, lesson, and rental)$109

*Bring your friends and add-on additional students to change the lesson to a Semi-Private lesson. Semi-Private lessons can be thought of as a reserved group, and are the best way to learn with a small group of friends or family exclusively! Semi-private cost to be determined at the later date.

Silver Kids (Ages 7-12)

Silver Kids (Ages 7-12)

Our Silver Kid's program allows your kids to improve their skills in a group atmosphere. Packages include a lift ticket, rental, and lesson from either 10:30-12 p.m. or 1-2:30 p.m daily. Due to limited availability, group lessons will only be offered in Level 1 and Level 2 at this time. Private and semi-private lessons are available for all levels.

Reserve Online

Gift Cards

Gift Cards

Digital giftcards are now available and can be used to purchase lift tickets, tubing tickets, or ski/snowboard rentals. Click here to purchase a digital giftcard. For a physical giftcard that can be used any where around the resort owned by Silver Mountain, click here.

Seasonal Programs

January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month!

This is the perfect way to start snowboarding or skiing! You've always wanted to try it out, and this is the most affordable way to do it. Our fantastic instructors will teach you the skills you need to get started, and our rental shop will fit you with modern equipment to make the first day as easy and comfortable as possible! Set yourself up for success, and get started with your new passion! This offer includes a beginner area ticket, lessons and rentals cannot be transferred. Prices coming soon. Prices do not include tax. Not valid Saturdays or holiday weekends.

Easy Ski or Ride 123

Ages 13 & up
$149 plus tax
Includes lift, lesson and rental. MUST take lesson or product is void without a refund
Never ever and first-timers only
All 3 lessons are for one person, non-transferable
Not available on Saturdays or holiday periods - December 18, 2021 through January 2, 2022, January 15-17, 2022, and February 19-21, 2022
First visit must occur between opening day and March 1st, 2022 
Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount
Purchase at the ticket window

Flexible 5 Pak ***SOLD OUT***

Ages 7 & up
$249 plus tax 
5 lesson package with ski or snowboard rental and lift ticket 
Instruction by one of Silver Mountain's handpicked instructors 
Graduation gift of season pass good for the rest of the 2021-2022 season and 50% off 2022-2023 season pass 
Available for purchase through January 15, 2022.
Program beings January 10, 2022.
Lessons are required to be booked 24 hours in advance.
Not available on Saturdays or holiday weekends, January 15-17, 2022, and February 19-21, 2022.
1.5 hour lesson offered daily at 10:30 am or 1:00 pm 
One lesson permitted per day 
Arrive early to allow plenty of time to get rental equipment 
Strict evaluation by Snowsports instructor to confirm you are completely new to snow sports. Program designed for people with NO experience learning to ski or board.

Purchase at ticket window

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Customers also have the option to move their reservation to another day in lieu of a refund. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No-shows will be charged the full price.