Skier on fresh powder at Lutsen Mountains

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.
  • All of Ullr Mountain is designated as a slow skiing zone to provide little learners and families 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.
  • Book now to take advantage of discounts offered ONLINE ONLY
Children's Group Ski Lessons

Kinderschool (Age 4-5) 

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. 

Our Kinderschool program does not have a full day option. 

Mountain Rangers (Age 6-12)

Level 1: The Level 1 Mountain Rangers program is for children who are new to the sport of skiing. This lessons take place on our Flapjack learning area and covers the tips to correctly put on ski gear, proper foot placements, safety, and gets 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 technique. 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. 

During peak periods we offer a full day class which includes lunch. 

Children's Group Snowboard Lessons

(only available during holiday periods)

Snow Riders (Age 7-12)

Level 1: Our Level 1 Snow Riders is a class for children new to snowboarding. This class takes place on our Flapjack run utilizing the Magic Carpet conveyor belt. This class helps new boarders learn their preferred board stance and proper strap in techniques, how to get up, balance and correct approach runs and lifts. 

Level 2: Our Level 2 Snow Riders class is for children who are comfortable on a snowboard and are able to do a gentle run. This class focuses on chairlift safety, turns and stopping utilizing the Flapjack and Big Bunny runs. 

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. 

Custom Lessons

Tiny Tots Private Ski Lessons- We offer a 30 minute AM private lessons for skiers ages 3-5. 

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+.

Custom lessons are created to fit customer’s needs and are based on availability. Custom lessons must be booked by calling our Snowsports Center Directly at 218-406-1325.

 
 Lesson Types

 Times

 Length

 Online Price

 Window Price

Kinderschool Ski Group
(ages 4-5)

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

2hrs
2hrs

$53
$53

$58
$58

Mountain Rangers Ski Group
(ages 6-12)

9:45a - 11:45a
12:30p - 2:30p
9:45a - 2:30p Full day class w/ lunch

2hrs
2hrs
5hrs

$53
$53
$96

$58
$58
$106

Snow Riders Snowboard Group
(ages 7-12)

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

2hrs
2hrs

$53
$53

$58
$58

Private Lessons
(Ski: ages 6+; Snowboard: ages 7+)
9:30a, 10:45a, 
12:15p, 1:30p, 2:45p
1hr $69 $74
Tiny Tots Private Ski Lesson  9:30a, 10:15a 30mins   $35

To receive online rates orders must be placed online in advance. Lessons are available for booking online until 8am 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 

 

Lesson Cancellation

Lutsen Mountains Snowsports Learning Center has a 72-hour cancellation policy. You may receive a full refund 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 Lutsen Mountains Snowsports Center with questions or to inquire about availability.

Email us: [email protected]  or Call: 218-406-1325 

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