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Kids’ Lessons

3-14 Years Old, Skiing and Snowboarding

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

  • Small class sizes: 4 students for pre-school & 6 students for all other ages
  • 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!  
  • 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.)

Lesson Type Time Pricing Register
Kids Full Day (5.5 hrs)

9:55am-3:30pm

$125 Buy Now
Kids Half Day (2.5 hrs)

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

$99 Buy Now
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Kids' Programs 2014-15

Our multi-week kids’ programs will transform your child’s skills on the mountain at his or her own pace. Groups are divided by age and ability level, and students remain with the same instructor for the duration of the program. Click on the options below to see which program best fits your kid! Buy now! These programs fill up fast, and prices may increase as the season progresses!

  • 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
  • Prices subject to change December 1, 2014.


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    Kids Club Arapahoe

    Both alpine 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. Kids 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
    Kids Club Arapahoe Dates Pricing Register
    Session 1 January 10, 17, 24, 31, 2015 $365 Buy Now
    Session 2
    February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2015 $365 Buy Now
    Both Sessions All above dates $599 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in same program

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    *NEW for 2014-15*: Kids Club Sundays!

    The same great dedicated, multi-week instruction as our popular Saturday Kids Club Arapahoe, but for a shorter duration on Sundays. Designed for kids who are in school (K-5th grade), alpine skiers or snowboarders.

    • For kids in kindergarten through 5th grade
    • For BOTH skiers and snowboarders
    • Sessions meet from 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Kids Club Sundays Dates Pricing Register
    Session 1 January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 2015 $295 Buy Now
    Session 2
    February 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 2015 $295 Buy Now
    Both Sessions All above dates $490 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in same program

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    Li'l Kids 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 Kids Club offers the choice of either morning or afternoon sessions! Li'l Kids Club meets on Saturday mornings from 9:15am - 12:15pm; afternoon sessions meet on Saturdays from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. 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 Kids Club Dates Pricing Register
    Session 1 January 10, 17, 24, 31, 2015 $295 Buy Now
    Session 2
    February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2015 $295 Buy Now
    Both Sessions All above dates $490 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in same program

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    *NEW for 2014-15*: Li'l Kids Club Sundays!

    The same great, multi-week program for preschool skiers, but on Sunday mornings. Give your little ripper another day to explore the mountain at his or her own pace... and that means you get time to explore the mountain at yours!

    • For children ages 3 through 5 (pre-school)
    • For skiers only
    • Sessions meet from 9:15am - 12:15pm
    Li'l Kids Club Dates Pricing Register
    Session 1 January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 2015 $295 Buy Now
    Session 2
    February 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 2015 $295 Buy Now
    Both Sessions All above dates $490 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in same program

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    XTreme Teen

    A multi-week Saturday program that challenges your middle schooler's adventurous spirit! Classes focus on exploring steeps, chutes, trees, bumps, powder, and the 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 10, 17, 24, 31, 2015 $365 Buy Now
    Session 2
    February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2015 $365 Buy Now
    Both Sessions All above dates $599 Buy Now
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    Basin Breakin’

    During winter break in 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 Price Register
    Session 1
    February 23,24, 25, 26, 2015 (winter break) $285 Buy Now
    Drop-in (any day) Any above date n/a $125
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