Snow Sports

Lessons

Lessons

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Massanutten’s Snow Sports Learning Center offers daily lesson programs for skiers and snowboarders that range from a first day experience to an advanced lesson that can improve technique. We are members of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI). 

For general lesson information, call 540.289.4954.

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Lessons

Massanutten's ski slopes are closed for the 2016-17 season.


Pathway Program

The Pathway Program is designed with a beginner skier or snowboarder in mind. Participants in the Pathway program will progress through two one-hour group lessons on our easiest terrain. These lessons focus on the basics of how to turn, stop, and use the lifts safely. This program is ideal for adults and children. Minimum age of 7.

Lesson Times: 9 am, 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm

Package Rates
Monday - FridaySaturday/Sunday/Holiday*NightCoaching Only
8 Hour Session4-Hour Session8 Hour Session4-Hour Session4 - 9 pm 
$95$85$115$105$85$35

Early and Late Season rates available. Package includes Slope-Use Ticket, Equipment Rentals, and 2 one-hour group Coaching Sessions. Purchase daily at any Snow Sports Office Ticket Window. Advance reservations not accepted.

 

Advanced Beginner & Intermediate Clinics

Need a refresher course? This 90-minute group clinic will help you broaden your skill base and gain confidence on the slopes. These clinics are tailored for those who can easily negotiate intermediate terrain, but would like to improve ability and technique. This program is ideal for adults and children. Minimum age of 7.

Clinic Times: 12 pm

Package Rates
Monday - FridaySaturday/Sunday/Holiday*NightCoaching Only
8 Hour Session4-Hour Session8 Hour Session4-Hour Session4 - 9 pm 
$95$85$115$105$85$40

Early and Late Season rates available. Package includes Slope-Use Ticket, Equipment Rentals, and one 90-minute group Coaching Session. Purchase daily at any Snow Sports Office Ticket Window. Advance reservations not accepted.

 

Specialized Clinics

Silver Skiing Clinic

$40 Two-hour session | Thursdays and Sundays 1 pm - 3 pm | Created specifically for the intermediate skier over 50 years young! Our certified instructors will help with technique, enhanced enjoyment, and show you the latest equipment. Slope-Use Ticket and Equipment Rentals not included. Purchase daily at any Snow Sports Office Ticket Window. Advance reservations not accepted.
  

Private Lessons

If individual attention is what you crave, take to the slopes with your own personal coach! All ages and abilities welcome. Ages 6 and under need their own instructor. Reservations required.

  Fee Additional Person/Same Level
One Hour$80$50
Two Hours$130 $80
Three Hours$180$110
Six Hours$285$185

For more information or to make a reservation for private lessons, call 540.289.4921.

 

Snow Sports Partners | Click on each logo for more info.

 American Association of Snowboard InstructorsProfessional Ski Instructors of AmerciaNational Ski PatrolLids on KidsKids On LiftsLearn to Ski & SnowboardBring a FriendSmart Style

Mountain Cruisers

Mountain Cruisers

Massanutten's ski slopes are closed for the 2016-17 season.


We offer a comprehensive youth instructional program for beginners and intermediates in both skiing (ages 4 to 12 years) and snowboarding (ages 7 to 12 years). Proof of age may be required. 

Package Includes | 8-hour slope-use ticket, equipment & helmet rental, lunch, and supervised instruction (9:30 am to 2 pm).

Package Rates 
Monday - Friday$110
Saturday/Sunday/Holiday*$135

Mountain Cruisers often fills up weeks in advance so reservations are required. You may make reservations online (please use the below reserve here widget) or call us at 540.289.4921. Cancellations must be made by 2:30 pm the day prior to class to receive full credit. Absolutely no refunds are given after this time.

Enrollment | Monday – Friday 8:30 am- 9 am on the morning of the lesson. Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 8 am - 9 am on the morning of the lesson.

Reservations | Please have the following information about the child participating in the program: Name, Age, Height (in), and Weight (lbs). Mountain Cruisers participants will be grouped by age and ability level. Please use the color system below to select the appropriate class for your child when making reservations. A credit card is required to make a reservation and will be charged at the time of reservation.

Ski LevelsSnowboard Levels
Level 1 - Red - working on sliding and stoppingLevel 1 - Red - working on turning
Level 2 - Yellow - working on turningLevel 2 - Yellow - able to turn
Level 3 - Green - working on skiing parallelLevel 3 - Green - riding indepently on intermediate terrain
Level 4 - Purple - advanced skiing on expert terrainLevel 4 - Purple - advanced riding on expert terrain

 

Reserve Here

Class assignment, lunch choice, and equipment pick up will take place during enrollment in the Mountain Cruisers building. 

Adaptive Instruction

Adaptive Instruction

Did you know Massanutten partners with Therapeutic Adventures to offer an individualized approach to adaptive snow sports instruction? Due to the specialized nature of this program, please reserve in advance.

For more information or to support Therapeutic Adventures go to: 
www.TAonline.org| adaptive.guide@gmail.com | 434.981.5834

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