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Youth Lessons

Kids Rule at Lutsen Mountains

Enroll your child in our children's programs with confidence!

  • Lesson availability is limited. Not all lessons are offered every day. 
    • Children's group classes will be offered on Saturdays and Holiday/Select Vacation periods only.
  • All of Ullr Mountain is designated as a slow skiing zone to provide little learners and families in a non-threatening environment to build skills at their own pace.
  • Prices do not include rental equipment or lift tickets. Tots ages 5 and under receive a complimentary ticket with each paid adult, multi-day discounts are available with an advance, online purchase.
  • Our safety rules require each child 5 and younger to have assistance riding the chairlift by an adult. Therefore our group Kinderschool lessons will not utilize the Ullr chairlift.
  • Our children's group and private lessons do not cover terrain with a Black or Double Black Diamond designation, Mogul runs, or Tree Runs.
  • Lessons require an advance online booking - to offer lessons to the greatest number of people with our current capacity restrictions, students are limited to one 1-hour private or half-day group class per day. 

All students are required to wear a face-covering and goggles during lessons. 
Please review our 20/21 policies due to COVID19 prior to booking.

2021/2022 lesson information available November 2021.

 

Children's Group Ski Lessons 

Kinderschool (Age 4-5)  | Available Saturdays/Holidays/Select Vacation Periods

Level 1*: Level 1 Kinderschool is for children new to the sport of skiing. This class takes place on our Flapjack learning area. Children will become comfortable putting on their skis, moving around, proper foot placements, and will begin with a gentle slope to get them moving. 

*Our Level 1 Kinderschool class is offered in the mornings only.

Level 2: Level 2 Kinderschool is for children who have been on skis before. They work on stopping, turning independently, and gain comfort on their skis while on our Flapjack learning area using our Magic Carpet conveyor belt. 

All students are required to wear a face-covering and goggles during lessons. 
Please review our 20/21 policies due to COVID19 prior to booking.

 

Mountain Rangers (Age 6-12) | Available Saturdays/Holidays/Select Vacation Periods

Level 1: The Level 1 Mountain Rangers program is for children who are new to the sport of skiing. These lessons take place on our Flapjack learning area and covers the tips to correctly put on ski gear, proper foot placements, safety, and get kids to begin feeling comfortable on their skis.  

Level 2: Level 2 Mountain Rangers is for children who are comfortable on skis and have taken beginner classes. This class focuses on perfecting stops and turns while gaining confidence with speed. This class takes place on our Flapjack run using the Magic Carpet conveyor belt and may additionally cover chairlift safety and graduate to Big Bunny if the class is ready.

Level 3: Level 3 Mountain Rangers is for children who can come to a complete stop, who are comfortable with their turns and who are ready for an introduction to parallel turning. This class utilizes the Ullr chairlift and will ski green and blue runs on Ullr Mountain. This class is for children who are looking to gain comfort in their ski ability and terrain levels.

Level 4*: Level 4 Mountain Rangers is for children who are confident and ready to go on their skis. Children in this class must have had a prior introduction to parallel turns as this class focuses on fine-tuning skills with more dynamic techniques. This class incorporates drills and technicality training and is best suited for children ages 8+. *Level 4 Mountain Rangers is only available on afternoons during peak periods. 

Due to COVID19, we will not be offering an all-day lesson option for the 2020/2021 season.
All students are required to wear a face-covering and goggles during lessons. 
Please review our 20/21 policies due to COVID19 prior to booking.

 
Private Lessons

One-on-one instruction is the best way to seek out specific goals or start your learning experience at the pace that best fits your child. Private lessons are intended to accommodate one student and are offered in one-hour increments throughout the day. Hour-long lessons are available beginning at age 6 for skiers and age 7 for snowboarders. 

Semi-Private Lessons- Available for groups of 2-4, these hour-long lessons must have students of similar skiing or snowboarding ability. Semi-private lessons are available for ages 6+ and can be created by adding additional students to a private lesson.

All students are required to wear a face-covering and goggles during lessons. 
Please review our 20/21 policies due to COVID19 prior to booking.

  
 Lesson Types

 Times

 Length

 Online Price

Kinderschool Ski Group
(ages 4-5)

9:45a - 11:45a
12:30p - 2:30p

2hrs
2hrs

$89
$89

Mountain Rangers Ski Group
(ages 6-12)

9:45a - 11:45a
12:30p - 2:30p

2hrs
2hrs

$89
$89

Private Lessons
(Ski: ages 6+; Snowboard: ages 7+)
9:30a, 10:45a, 
12:15p, 1:30p, 2:45p
1hr $98

To receive online rates orders must be placed online in advance. Lessons are available for booking online until 8 am on the day of the lesson, after this time please contact our Snowsports Center for availability. All walk-in lessons are booked at our window rates. (218) 406-1325 

The information posted is tentative and subject to change. 
Please review our 20/21 policies due to COVID19 prior to booking.

 

Lesson Cancellation

Lutsen Mountains Snowsports Learning Center has a 72-hour cancellation policy. You may receive a refund minus a 5% processing fee if you cancel a lesson 72 hours prior to the date of the lesson. Due to high demand, there will be no refunds for lessons canceled within 72-hours.

Contact the Lutsen Mountains Snowsports Center with questions or to inquire about availability.

Email us: learn@lutsen.com  or Call: 218-406-1325 

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