A-Basin kids lessons

Thank you for a wonderful 2013-14 snowsports season! Have a great summer, and we'll see you in the fall.

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

  • Small class sizes: average 6 students per class
  • 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.)

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
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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
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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
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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
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