Ski & Snowboard School (ages 7+)

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Diamond Peak offers a variety of learn to ski and learn to 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. All lessons are subject to availability, and lessons reserved online must be booked at least 3 days before the date of the lesson. Within 3 days, please call the resort for availability.

2018-19 Season Rates

Pricing below includes regular and peak rates for the 2018-19 ski season (cancellation fees apply, see policy below). 2018-19 Peak Periods are December 22,2018 - January 6, 2019; January 19-21, 2019; February 15-24, 2019. 

Beginner Group Lessons (ages 13+)

1 hour 45 minute beginner group ski or snowboard lessons (first-time to advanced-beginner levels) begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Register at any ticket window on the day of the lesson; space limited. You may use the lift ticket and equipment for the entire day. We advise that you arrive at least 1 hour before the lesson starts (1.5 - 2 hours on peak days) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc. For afternoon lessons, please plan to arrive at the rental shop by 9:30 a.m. on weekends and peak days to ensure we have the appropriate size gear for you - after 9:30 a.m. we cannot guarantee all sizes will be available.

 REGULARPEAK
Package: Includes 1 hour 45 minute lesson, beginner lift ticket and rental equipment$109$139
Lesson Only$70$89
Afternoon lesson upgrade $49$65

Sierra Scout All Day Adventure (ages 7-12)

All-day group ski or snowboard lesson packages for ages 7-12 (all levels: first-time to advanced) begin at 10 a.m. and run through 4 p.m. Package includes morning and afternoon group lessons, equipment rental, lift ticket, and supervised lunch. Register at any ticket window on the day of the lesson. We advise that you arrive at least 1 hour before the lesson starts (1.5 - 2 hours on peak days) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc.                                   

 REGULARPEAK
Package: Includes all-day lesson, lift ticket, lunch, and rental equipment

$164

$199

Sierra Scout Group Lessons (ages 7-12)

1 hour 45 minute group ski or snowboard lessons for ages 7-12 (all levels: first-time to advanced) begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Register at any ticket window on the day of the lesson. Space is limited. You may use the all-mountain lift ticket and rental equipment for the entire day. We advise that you arrive at least 1 hour before the lesson starts (1.5 - 2 hours on peak days) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc. For afternoon lessons, please plan to arrive at the rental shop by 9:30 a.m. on weekends and peak days to ensure we have the appropriate size gear for you - after 9:30 a.m. we cannot guarantee all sizes will be available.   

 REGULARPEAK
Package: Includes 1 hour 45 minute lesson, lift ticket and rental equipment$115$145
Sierra Scout (lesson only)$76$99
Afternoon lesson upgrade $49$54

Private Lessons (one-on-one instruction for ages 7+) 

Get the most from personal ski or snowboard instruction. Reservations highly recommended - call (775) 832-1135. Cancellation fees apply, see below. Includes instruction only. Subject to availability.     

 REGULARPEAK
Price per hour$132$163

Family & Friends Semi-Private Lesson 

Semi-private ski or snowboard lessons (2 - 5 people of similar ability). Rate applies for entire group. Everyone must be the same discipline - ski or snowboard, not a mixed group. Reservations highly recommended - call (775) 832-1135. Cancellation fees apply, see below. Includes instruction only. Subject to availability. 

 REGULARPEAK
Price per hour$175$207

Helmets

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 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 24 hours or more before the start of your lesson are subject to a $25 administration fee. No-shows, changes and/or cancellations made within 24 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).

Kids Lesson Series: 6-Week Programs

Diamond Peak's 6-week kids lesson series offer professional instruction over six super-fun sessions. Kids ages 4-12 ski or snowboard with the same group (based upon ability level) and progress rapidly through the fundamentals that will instill a life-long love of skiing or snowboarding. Click here for full details and registration information.

2018 Registration Dates - 

  • Nov. 19–Nov. 26: Incline Village Picture Pass Holders 
  • Nov. 27-Dec.14: Public

 

Questions about lesson programs?

Contact us for more information about lessons for ages 7+

  • General Information: (775) 832-1177
  • Private Lesson Reservations:  (775) 832-1135