Take A Lesson
One of the best in the Midwest!
Ski and Snowbaord Lessons available for all abilities. We offer a large variety of programs for children and adults.
Daily Lesson Rate & Hours
|Daily:||10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm & 6:30pm|
|Group lesson (skiers 6 & up, boarders 8 & up)||$20 per hour|
Private Lesson (reservations recommended)
|$45 per hour|
|Special Private Lesson 2 hour price||$80 for 2 hrs|
|Each additional person (private lesson)||$30 per hour|
It Pays To Learn - FREE Lesson
We’ll make your first day on the slopes very rewarding...in fact, WE’LL PAY YOU FOR IT. Rent your equipment and take a 1-hr. free beginner lesson and we’ll mail you back a $5 AFTON ALPS BONUS CARD.
This is for first timers ten years and older with a full price lift and rental purchase. Lessons are available six times daily. Just show up and sign up at one of our lesson centers.
Ability level: 1
10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm & 6:30pm
Daily Complimentary 1 hour beginner lesson
FREE BEGINNER LESSON (ages 10+) Available at daily lesson times
with purchase of full price lift ticket and full price rental package.
Ski and Ride Simplified
Created to fit the lives and pocketbooks of the busy family, designed for the beginner to advanced-beginner skier or rider. You receive a swipe card valid for three lift tickets after 4:30pm any day, three ski or snowboard rentals and three 1-hour lessons.
Valid for one person, non-transferable. Each card can only be scanned one time per day. This is an instructional program, daily lift ticket issued only at the Alps Ski & Ride school desk.
Age 10 +
Ability levels: 1-3.
5pm and 6:30pm
3 lift tickets valid after 4:30pm any day.
$99.95 includes 3 lift tickets, 3 rentals, and 3 lessons (per person).
**Available only with purchase of lift ticket and full price rental package. (Must be 10 years of age and older)
DETERMINE YOUR ABILITY
Click here to watch a You Tube video about the Skiing Levels at Afton Alps
Click here to watch a You Tube video about Snowboard Levels at Afton Alps
Skiing & Snowboarding: Let’s Get Started! We will show you the basics of skiing or snowboarding. Balancing while in motion and learning to move around and stop.
Skiing & Snowboarding: Learn to Turn! Turns are introduced and you will learn to control your speed using the shape of the turn. Now you are ready to use the conveyor lifts and explore green terrain.
Skiing & Snowboarding: Linking Turns! You will learn how to use both feet & legs to link turns together and explore different turn shapes. Riding the chair lift opens new terrain possibilities to you at Afton Alps.
Skiing: We will begin to explore some of the blue runs. You are a more confident and comfortable skier who is beginning to match your skis parallel.
Snowboarding: You are a more confident and comfortable rider who is beginning to explore some of the blue runs. You are beginning to carve your turns & trying some basic tricks.
Skiing: You are exploring more challenging blue terrain. Your parallel turns are improving and you are using more dynamic movements.
Snowboarding: You are a more dynamic rider on blue terrain who is carving more than skidding. Your surface tricks are improving and you are beginning to get more air.
Skiing & Snowboarding: Experience what Afton has to offer:
bumps, carving, racing or the terrain park. We will challenge your skills, giving you the ability to experience the thrill of skiing and snowboarding.