Ski + Ride School Special Offers

Ski School Levels
This is my first time on the mountain. I have never skied or snowboarded before.
I have skied or snowboarded before, and I am able to slide in a straight line but am not able to turn yet.
I am turning and stopping but still need practice. I need to work on my confidence and control.
I am riding the chairlift and am comfortable on green terrain. I can turn and stop with confidence.
I can ski or snowboard on blue terrain, using a variety of turn sizes. I am able to control my speed and stop when I need to.
I am already skiing or snowboarding confidently on black terrain and am looking to explore bumps, steeps, glades and parks.


First-time or beginner skiers and snowboarders visiting Okemo Mountain Resort early in the 2013/14 season are invited to participate in our Learn to Ski or Snowboard program - for just $39.

This program will run from Mon, December 2, 2013 through Fri, Dec. 20, 2013 and includes one 2-hour session (10am-noon or 1:30-3:30pm), rental equipment, and a lower mountain lift ticket Reservations are recommended and walk-ins will be accommodated on a space available basis only. This programs is for skiers or riders age 7 and up.

Please call 802-228-1600 to reserve your spot. Beginners should arrive at the Okemo Express Rental Shop located in the Okemo Clock Tower base area at least an hour before lesson time to register for the program and be fitted for equipment.

If you have any questions, feel free to call the Learning Center at 802-228-1600. Please note that a credit card deposit is required to obtain rental gear and anyone under the age of 18 must have a guardian present to sign a rental waiver form.


Guests of Okemo Mountain lodging can enjoy our professional ski and snowboard instructors for multiple days Monday through Friday during the 2013/14 season and save from 15- 55% off our daily program rates! Discount ski lessons and snowboard lessons are dependent upon the number of consecutive midweek days booked and are available during non-holiday periods.

And boy, will your skiing and riding thank you.  Lift lines are virtually non-existent midweek, which means not only will you enjoy more skiing and riding, but less traffic on the trails also means more of that signature corduroy that is so perfect for learning!

Ski & Ride school midweek multi-day discounts are available for the following programs.

  • Daycare (6 mos to 4 yrs)
  • Snow Stars (ages 4-7)
  • Mountain Explorers (ages 7-14)
  • Single Group Lessons (ages 7 & up)
  • Adult Clinics & Workshops

Okemo will also offer midweek discounts of 20% off on private lessons during the 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 pm time slots.  Check the Private Lessons page.

Here are just a few examples of how it works for guests staying with Okemo Mountain Resort Properties: 

  Snow Stars (full day) Day Care (full day) Morning Adult Clinics
1st Day 15% Off $104 $79 $43
2nd Day 25% Off $92 $70 $38
3rd Day 35% Off $80 $60 $33
4th Day 45% Off $67 $51 $28
5th Day 55% Off $55 $42 $23

So book your Ski & Ride School learning program for two-days or more Monday through Friday, and start enjoying the savings.

Call 866-70-OKEMO (866-706-5366) for more information or to book your program today.


Come ski and snowboard with us all season-long! We offer seasonal programs for little ones starting at just age 4 all the way up to age 19. Whether in it just for fun or the thrill of competition, you should find something that fits your needs at Okemo.

Season-Long Childrens' Programs
Our Snow Stars program for skiers and riders is designed around fun.  Children ages 4-7 can enjoy a whole season of fun and learning in one of our most successful instructional programs on the mountain. For even smaller children, Okemo also offers season-long passes to our Penguin Playground Day Care, where children as young as two can take to the snow.

AmplitudePLUS is Okemo's premiere seasonal program for advanced skiers and riders looking to ski & ride all that Okemo has to offer from advanced groomers to bumps, terrain parks, the Superpipe, glades, and Okemo's boundary-to-boundary trees.

Competitive Programs
If the thrill of competition is what you seek, explore our season long competition and racing programs. These programs are open to ages 8 through 19 and include multiple skiing, snowboarding and freestyle divisions. Learn more about Okemo's competition programs.