Kids Daily Lessons - Rippers/Riders

Kids Gravity School for children ages 3 ½ to 5 years guarantees a maximum group size of three. This means personalized attention and, when ready, children will always ride lifts with their instructor. Kids Gravity School is staffed by instructors who specialize in working with younger children. The program includes lift ticket, on snow instruction, equipment rental and lunch ( for full day guests ). The Gravity School Kids Center - Mountain Ripper Room - is located in the lower level of West Village Lodge. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (8:30 a.m. opening during weekend and holiday periods).

Participating children must be willing to ski with their group and be ready to separate from their parents. NOTE: Children need to be completely potty trained (no pull-ups) Gravity School does not have the same capability as Childcare to handle accidents.

Available at WEST VILLAGE ONLY. Not available at Sunrise Lodge.

Reservations are strongly recommended at least two to four days in advance. Due to increased popularity, lessons typically sell out, especially Fridays - Sundays and holiday periods, we apologize that we cannot accommodate same-day reservations. If space is available, we welcome walk-in lessons. Please arrive at the Gravity School Kids Center - Mountain Ripper Room - by 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. during holiday periods) in order to ensure that your child and his/her classmates begin their lesson on time. If you arrive later than 9:00 a.m., your child may not receive his/her full lesson.


WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR LESSON

To help keep positive experiences for your child's lesson, remember to bring a waterproof jacket, gloves, goggles, face masks, extra layers and socks - Weather conditions tend to vary and change quickly. If you do not have the above articles, we do have them for purchase at the mountain.


FULL DAY LESSONS - AGES 3 ½ - 5 YEARS

  • Available to skiers only   
  • Arrive by 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. on weekends and holidays)
  • Check-in at the Gravity School Kids Center - Mountain Ripper Room - in the lower level of West Village Lodge
  • Lesson is 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.)
FULL DAY LESSON 4-DAY ADVANCE REGULAR
Full Day - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. $159 $179
Two Consecutive Full Days $318 $349
Any 3 Days (call to reserve each day) $360 $400
Any 5 Days (call to reserve each day) $640 $640

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HALF DAY LESSONS

Half Day Ski lessons are offered daily. Snowboard lessons are offered weekends, holidays and by request.

Half Day lessons are offered in two sessions, morning 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and afternoon 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please arrive at the Gravity School Kids Center - Mountain Ripper Room - an hour prior to your child's lesson to ensure that your child and their classmates begin their lesson on time. If your child is enrolled in a morning session and you arrive later than 9:00 a.m. your child may need to join an afternoon lesson. For morning sessions please arrive at 8:30 a.m. during weekend and holiday periods.

HALF DAY LESSONS 4-DAY ADVANCE A.M. Lesson Only REGULAR
Half Day - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $125 $135
PM Half Day 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. N/A $135

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SIGNATURE START

Signature Start includes a two-hour Kids Gravity School lesson, a half-day of supervised indoor childcare, lunch and rental equipment. This is a great opportunity for your young skier who needs an all day program but is only ready for a half day lesson. We guarantee class size to be no more than three and taught by an instructor who specializes in working with young children. Signature Start begins at Mt. Bachelor Childcare in the lower level of West Village Lodge. (Childcare hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.) This all day program is available with either a morning ski lesson (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) or an afternoon ski lesson (1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.).

Reservations are strongly recommended at least one day in advance. Lessons/Daycare typically sell out, we apologize that we cannot accommodate same-day reservations. If space is available, we welcome walk-in lessons/daycare. Please arrive at Mt. Bachelor Childcare by 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. during weekend and holiday periods) in order to ensure that your child and their classmates begin their lesson on time. If you arrive later than 9:00 a.m., your child may not receive their full lesson or may need to join an afternoon lesson.

SIGNATURE START 4-DAY ADVANCE A.M. Lesson Only

REGULAR

Full Day - AM Skiing & PM Childcare $159 $179
Full Day - AM Childcare & PM Skiing N/A $179
Any 5 Days Package $640 $640

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SALES AND RESERVATIONS

  • You may reserve online for full day lesson and morning half day products only. If you are interested in afternoon half day products please call our Reservations Call Center at 800-829-2442 .
  • When calling to reserve, please know your child’s weight, height and shoe size when making your reservation. We will request this information since it is very important for our Gravity School staff who set your child's ski bindings each day.
  • If you do not have advanced reservations, proceed to our Gravity School Kids Center - Mountain Ripper Room - located downstairs in the West Village Lodge for sales and information. Walk-ins are accommodated if space is available.
  • If you purchase the "Any 5" or "Any 3" package, please make your child's lesson reservation at least 48-72 hours in advance of each day that you want to participate. Without an advance reservation, we can only accommodate your child if walk-in space is available. Call 800-829-2442 to make a reservation.