A-Basin kids lessons

Our Kids Lessons are designed to foster a child's love of skiing or riding. Arapahoe Basin instructors help kids develop lifelong snowsports skills in an intimate class lesson program.

Kids’ Lessons

3-14 Years Old, Skiing and Snowboarding

Kids' class lessons run seven days a week from November 9, 2013 through April 27, 2014
Class lessons will take place Saturdays and Sundays ONLY from April 27 - May 11, 2014

Coming up for a lesson on a weekday (Mon-Fri) this spring? Check out our Value Season Private lessons! Starting April 27, one price gets you private instruction for up to four people in your family or group. Click here for more info.

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  • Small class sizes: average 6 students per class
  • ALL ABILITY LEVELS ARE WELCOME!
  • Designed for both skiers and snowboarders
  • Fun learning environment focused on skill development
  • Dedicated, experienced instructors give students individual attention
  • Classes are formed according to age and ability level
  • Price does not include lift ticket or rentals; you can purchase your season passes or lift tickets online here before heading to the mountain! Or, you can purchase a discounted lesson lift ticket at check in: $15 for kids (ages 6 - 14)!
  • Lift tickets will cost an additional $15 for children   
  • Rental equipment available at A-Basin's Rental Shop
  • RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED for all lessons. Book your lesson online or call 888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246.)
Seven days a week through April 27, 2014
Saturdays & Sundays ONLY April 27 - May 11, 2014
Lesson Type Time Price Purchase
Kids’ Full Day (5.5 hrs)

9:55am-3:30pm

$118 Buy Now
Kids’ Half-Day (2.5 hrs)

9:55am-12:30pm
1:15pm-3:30pm*
*afternoon session is for first-timers only

$98 Buy Now
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Kids' Programs 2013-14

Thank you for a wonderful 2014 Kids' Club season! We hope you all enjoyed your Saturdays with us. We hope to see you out there practicing your new skills this spring!

  • Program does not include lunch, lift ticket, or rentals; you can purchase your season passes or lift tickets online here before heading to the mountain! 
  • Enrollment is limited and advance reservations are required
  • Cancellations: Ten days prior to start of session for a full refund; within ten days for a 50% refund; day of or after the start of the session, no refund
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Kid's Club Arapahoe

Both skiers and snowboarders in kindergarten through 5th grade work with instructors on skill development, adventure, and mountain safety. This fun learning environment allows kids to work with the same instructor for each four-week session. Kid's Club meets on Saturdays from 9:00am - 3:00pm.

  • For kids in kindergarten through 5th grade
  • For BOTH skiers and snowboarders
  • Sessions meet from 9:00am - 3:00pm
Kid's Club Arapahoe Dates Pricing Register
Session 1 January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 2014 $365 SOLD OUT
Session 2
February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 2014 $365 SOLD OUT
Both Sessions All above dates $599 SOLD OUT
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Li'l Kid's Club

Preschool skiers work with instructors on skill development and mountain safety. Kids hone their sense of adventure with the same instructor over the four-week period. Li'l Kid's Club offers the choice of either morning or afternoon sessions! Li'l Kid's Club meets on Saturdays from 9:15am - 12:15pm for morning sessions and 1:00pm - 4:00 pm for afternoon sessions. Each session is limited to 80 students.

  • For children ages 3 through 5 (pre-school)
  • For skiers only
  • Morning sessions meet from 9:15am - 12:15pm
  • Afternoon sessions meet from 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Li'l Kid's Club Dates Pricing Register
Session 1 January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 2014 $290 SOLD OUT
Session 2
February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 2014 $290 SOLD OUT
Both Sessions All above dates $490 SOLD OUT
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XTreme Teen

A multi-week Saturday program that challenges your middle schooler's adventurous spirit! Classes focus on ability-specific activities: exploring groomed runs, introductory bumps, steeps chutes, trees, big bumps, powder and terrain park. Groups are matched by similar abilities with the same instructor each day.

  • For kids in 6th through 9th grades
  • For skiers only
  • Sessions meet from 9:00am - 3:00pm
XTreme Teen Dates Pricing Register
Session 1 January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 2014 $365 SOLD OUT
Session 2
February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 2014 $365 SOLD OUT
Both Sessions All above dates $599 SOLD OUT
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Basin Breakin’

During school breaks in January and February, let your kids rip, ride, and relax with the Arapahoe Basin Snowsports School! Join us for four days of fun, or drop-in for just one or two. It's a great opportunity to hang out with friends and get some time on the slopes.

  • For kids in kindergarten through 6th grade
  • For BOTH skiers & snowboarders
  • Sessions meet from 8:00am - 4:00pm
Basin Breakin' Dates 5+ days advance booking Within 5 days of
start
Register
Session 1 January 1, 2, 3, 20, 2014 (holiday break/MLK) SOLD OUT
Session 2 February 24, 25, 26, 27, 2014 (winter break) $250 $280 SOLD OUT
Drop-in (any day) Any above date n/a $110 n/a
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