Our professional ski and snowboard instructors are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to the slopes this winter. Visit the COVID FAQ page for updates on new protocols and safety measures.
Diamond Peak offers a variety of learn to ski and snowboard programs, packages, and clinics for beginners, intermediate, and advanced skiers and riders. Our professional instructors, low student-to-instructor ratios, gentle slopes designed for progression, and friendly environment make Diamond Peak the ideal place to learn how to ski or snowboard and Tahoe's best value.
2020-21 Season Rates
Pricing below includes value (midweek), weekend and peak rates for the 2020-21 ski season (cancellation fees apply, see policy below). 2020-21 Peak Periods are December 19, 2020 - January 3, 2021; January 15-18, 2021; February 12-21, 2021.
All lessons must be booked at least 24 hours in advance by phone. Call 775-832-1177 to book a lesson or leave a message and our team will contact you in the order received to book your lesson and take payment over the phone. You can generally expect a phone call or reply within 48 hours. A paid reservation is necessary to guarantee all lessons. All products are subject to availability and may reach capacity at any time. Cancellation fees apply. Same day reservations, if available, must be made in person.
We advise that you arrive at least 2 hours before your lesson start time to ensure enough time to find a parking spot, redeem your order at the ticket windows, get fitted for rental equipment at the rental shop and check in at the lesson meeting area 15 minutes before your lesson.
Sierra Scout Group Lessons (ages 7-12)
This winter we will offer small group lessons (5:1 maximum student-to-instructor ratio) for children aged 7-12 who are at least 51" tall. Package includes lesson, all-mountain lift ticket and rental equipment. Please view our Lesson Levels Explained page to determine the appropriate Sierra Scout lesson package for your child. Space is limited. You may use the all-mountain lift ticket and rental equipment for the entire day.
|1 hour 45 minute package||$129||$144||$159|
|Schedule||Morning Session||Mid-Day Session||Afternoon Session|
|Pick Up Period||12pm||2pm||4pm|
Please view our Lesson Levels Explained page to determine the appropriate Sierra Scout lesson package for your child.
This winter we will offer small group lessons (5:1 maximum student-to-instructor ratio) for beginner level adults aged 13+ at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The lesson packages come with beginner lift ticket and rental equipment, both of which you may use for the entire day.
|1 hour 45 minute package||$129||$144||$159|
Adult Group Ski Lesson Schedule
|Schedule||Morning Session||Afternoon Session|
Please view our Lesson Levels Explained page to determine the appropriate Beginner Group Lesson to enroll in, and what to expect.
Get the most from personal ski or snowboard instruction. All private lessons will be for 1-5 people of similar ability and same discipline. Any guest under 51" tall must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (at least 13 years of age) who can ride the lift with their child. Includes instruction only - rental equipment and lift tickets must be purchased separately. All private lessons are subject to availability.
|1-hour session (9am, 12pm, 1pm)||$185||$209||$239|
|3-hour morning session (9am-12pm)||$499||$529||$559|
|3-hour afternoon session (1-4pm)||$399||$429||$459|
|6-hour all-day session*||$749||$779||$809|
* All-day private begins at 9am, includes a 1-hour lunch break from 12-1pm for student(s) and instructor, then includes three additional hours in the afternoon.
Specialty Ski Clinics - Women & 55+ Adults
We teamed up with IVGID Parks & Recreation to offer some specialy clinics to help women and seniors improve and connect with other local skiers. Find out more about the Skeesters Women’s Ski Clinics, 55+ Ski Clinics and Moms On Mountain (M.O.M) Ski Clinics on the event pages.
Diamond Peak believes that it is a parental responsibility to decide if their child wears a helmet. Helmets are available to rent for $10 per day ($15 on weekend and peak season dates).
Burton Learn To Ride Center
Diamond Peak teamed up with Burton Snowboards to make learning to snowboard easy and fun! Burton's specially-designed snowboards are softer flexing and easier to turn. The right equipment teamed up with proven teaching techniques make learning simple. Burton LTR boards are included in each of these beginner snowboard group lesson packages.
Our 100% Lesson Guarantee!
We at Diamond Peak realize how important your time and money are. We are so confident in our instructors that we give all of our lessons a 100% guarantee. If we do not address your personal needs in a lesson, we will give you another lesson at no charge.
Cancellation/No Show Policy
Changes and/or cancellations made 48 hours or more before the start of your lesson are subject to a $25 administration fee per lesson booked (the fee will be applied for each individual participant and every day booked). No-shows, changes and/or cancellations made within 48 hours of the start of your lesson are non-refundable, and your credit card will be charged the full price of your reserved lesson. We do not issue refunds due to weather or snow conditions (unless the entire resort is closed on the day of your scheduled lesson).