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Snowmaking Season is Coming!
Office Hours:
10am - 4pm Mon. - Thurs.

Ski & Snowboard Lessons

At Mad River we know it’s never too late to learn a new sport or improve upon your current skills.  Our more than 200 instructors await the opportunity to share their knowledge and passion for skiing and snowboarding, because they know that the better you get, the better it gets!  Plus Mad River’s beginner-friendly terrain and dedicated learning lifts will offer you plenty of space to practice what you’ve learned.

GROUP LESSONS - Beginner through intermediate instruction in a fun group environment.  
Only $15 per hour! 

Group lessons begin at designated times, last one hour and are for participants 7 & older.  Purchase your group lessons at any ticket window, and then just meet at the two blue Learning Center Towers adjacent to the rental building for your desired class time.  Each tower is designated for either ski or snowboard group lessons.  You'll see the large symbol and meet one of our instructors there.  

Please note that certain meeting times can accomodate beginners and intermeidates however others are designated for beginners only.

Click here to learn about Kids Programs.

Day  Ability Level  Lesson Meeting Times
 Monday - Friday (non-holiday)Beginner & Intermediate 11:00am, 1:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:00pm
 Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays  Beginners Only! 12:30pm, 2:30pm,  6:30pm
 Saturday, Sunday, & HolidaysBeginner & Intermediate 10:30am, 4:30pm
 Midnight Madness Beginners Only! 11pm
*Holiday Dates 12/25/14 - 1/4/15; 1/16-19/15; 2/13-16/15  

PRIVATE LESSONSJust you and the instructor for a little 1-on-1 time (or invite a friend too!)
$49 one person/one hour.  Add an additional hour or person for only $29 each. 

Private and semi-private lessons are offered to all ages and can be booked anytime throughout the day based on instructor availability.  Pricing is hourly and can be upgraded to a semi-private to share your lesson with a friend or family member.  Private lessons are booked inside the Guest Services office located next to our ticket windows. 

THE NEVER EVER PACKAGE - Perfect for the newbie. 
$80 All-inclusive program offered every day of the season.  
Lesson times based on our weekday or weekend/holiday group lesson schedules.
An instructor teaches a lesson at Mad River Mountain, Ski Resort, Ohio.

Built for first-timers, the Never Ever Package features everything you need to get started including your All Day or Extreme session lift ticket, ski or snowboard equipment rental, and a one hour beginner group lesson.  This package is great for both adults and kids.  Kids must be age 7 or older.  

THE SNOW ANGELS -  Our Weekly All-Female Program
$20 per Sunday session or $100 for every Sunday 1/4/15 - 3/1/15.

Mad River Mountain’s signature ladies-only program offers ski and snowboard instruction for snow bunnies of all ability levels.  The Snow Angels meet every Sunday from 12:00pm to 3:00pm starting in January.  Price includes three hours of instruction per session plus an after session snack and drink in the Loft.  A valid lift ticket is required; rentals are not included.  Ages 18 & up. 

More information about the Snow Angels click here. 

THE ADAPTIVE ADVENTURE SPORTS COALITION (TAASC) ADAPTIVE INSTRUCTION
Available on Appointment Only.  Contact TAASC. 

Mad River Mountain is proud to offer Adaptive ski and snowboard instruction through our partnership with The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition (TAASC). Lessons are by appointment only and must be pre-registered. For more information on lessons and pricing call 1-800-231-7669x265 or visit www.taasc.org.