LESSONS FOR AGES 3-6

"Sunlight was amazing! It's small and perfect for my son's first time skiing. The staff were really fun and encouraging. It is also very affordable. We loved it and can't wait to go back." - Olivia D., March 2022

Welcome to Sunny Kids Ski & Ride School

Ski & Snowboard Lessons for Kids Aged 3- through 6-Years-Old

We are now taking reservations for the 2022/23 season. Reserve lessons for your 3- to 6-year-old by emailing us at kids@sunlightmtn.com 

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At Sunlight, want kids to grow up not just learning the sport, but loving the sport, it's something we call "learning to shine." Sunny Kids Ski & Ride School offers several lesson options for 3- to 6-year olds.

For 3-year-olds: We offer private or semi-private one hour ski lessons.

For 4-6-year olds: We offer group lessons, private, or semi-private ski lessons.

For 5-6 year olds: We also offer private one hour or half-day snowboard lessons.

Learn more about our lesson options below. 


Do you have kids aged 7 and older?

Click here for our lesson options for the older ones.

Group Lessons Ages 4-6

 

 

Our 2-hour group lessons for kids aged 4- to 6-years-old pairs your child with other kids of their same ability level. Our full and half day group lessons include your lift ticket for the day, rentals, and a helmet.

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Half Day: $155

  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Morning half day lessons start at 9:30 am
  • Afternoon half day lessons start at 12:30pm
  • Check-in is 45 minute before the start of your lesson

Full Day: $210

  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Lesson starts at 9:30am
  • Add lunch for an additional $10
  • Check-in at 8:45am.

To reserve your lesson, please email us at Kids@SunlightMTN.com

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With the Sunny Pick 3 you enjoy three lessons, either two-hour or four-hour, and you have the flexibility to choose the days of your lessons. Take all three in a row, one a week, or whatever fits your busy schedule! Take your pick, we're always ready when you are!

Three Lessons - You Choose the Days!


Three Two-Hour Lessons: $405

  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Morning two-hour lessons start at 9:30 am
  • Afternoon two-hour lessons start at 12:30pm
  • Check in 45 minutes before the start of your lesson

Three Four-Hour Lessons: $550

  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Lesson starts at 9:30am
  • Add lunch for an additional $30 ($10/day)
  • Check in 45 minutes before the start of your lesson

To reserve, please email us at Kids@SunlightMTN.com

Privates for 3-Year-Olds

For our youngest skiers aged three years old, we offer 1-hour private one-on-one ski instruction or 1-hour semi-private instruction with two children and one instructor.. Private lessons ensure your child will receive the care and attention he or she needs to develop his or her safe skiing skills.

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NOTE: We only offer private instruction for children aged three-year-olds. Group lessons are not available for three-year-olds. Reservations required. Email us to reserve. 

One Hour: $150

  • Only available for children aged three years old
  • Private instruction for one student to one instructor
  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet

Two Hour: $245 each

  • Available for children aged three thru six years old
  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Private instruction for one student to one instructor.

To reserve your lesson, please email us at Kids@SunlightMTN.com

Private Ski Lessons Ages 4-6

Kids aged 4 thru 6 can also sign up for private lessons.

Half Day Private: $245

  • Private instruction for one student to one instructor
  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Lesson times are 9:30am or 12:30pm
  • Please check in 45 minutes before your lesson

Half Day Semi-Private: $180 each/$360 total

  • Semi-Private Lessons are two children to 1 instructor
  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Lesson times are 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Please check in 45 minutes before your lesson

To reserve your lesson, please email us at Kids@SunlightMTN.com

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Snowboard Lessons for 5-6 Year Olds

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One Hour Private: $150

  • Private instruction for one student to one instructor
  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Lesson times are 9:30am or 12:30pm
  • Please check in 45 minutes before your lesson

Half Day Private: $245

  • Two-Hour private snowboard lesson
  • Includes lift ticket, rentals, and helmet
  • Lesson times are 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Please check in 45 minutes before your lesson

To reserve your lesson, please email us at Kids@SunlightMTN.com

What to Wear

Not sure what to expect for your first day on the slopes? Read these tips on how to dress for skiing and snowboarding. 

How to Dress

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Refund Policy

A 90 percent refund will be issued if notice of cancellation is given prior to the start of the lesson. For multi-day lessons, only one make-up lesson will be offered if there are missed lessons throughout the entire session. To qualify for a make-up lesson, advanced notice must be given prior to any missed lessons. Make-up scheduling is subject to availability. 

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Sunlight Mountain Resort
10901 County Road 117
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
800.445.7931 or 970.945.7491

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