Lesson Tips

Lesson Tips

Here are some tips to make your day at our mountain one worth repeating.

If you need more information, you can call Guest Services at 888-ARAPAHOE (888.272.7246) or email our Snowsports School at snowsports@a-basin.net.

Reservations Required

This is the only way to guarantee a lesson on the day of your visit. Book your lesson online or call 888-ARAPAHOE (open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., seven days a week) to reserve over the phone.

  • Reservations must be made the day before your lesson. You can book your lesson on the phone the day prior by 4:00 p.m. or you can book online until 11:59 p.m. the day prior.
  • Daily walk-ins are welcome based on availability. We cannot guarantee availability for walk-ins.
  • Adult class lessons and all private lessons check in at the Winter Sports Center.
  • Kids class lessons check in at the Kids Center.

Lessons will depart promptly at the scheduled time. Please allow yourself enough time for parking, lesson check-in, and rentals (if needed). On busy days, this process can take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.

Cancellation Policies


  • Private lessons are non-refundable from time of booking.
  • There is no charge for the first rescheduling of a lesson.
  • Rescheduling a lesson a 2nd time or more will incur a $25 fee for each additional reschedule.
  • There is no penalty for a cancellation up to 48 hours before scheduled lesson.
  • Lessons cancelled within 48 hours of scheduled lesson will be subject to a $25 cancellation fee.
  • Lessons that are not rescheduled or cancelled (No Shows) will be charged the full amount of the lesson.


  • Cancellations made ten days prior to start of session will receive a full refund
  • Cancellations made within ten days will receive a 50% refund
  • For day-of cancellations or those made after the start of the session, there is no refund.

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