Ski & Snowboard School (ages 7+)

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Closed for the season as of April 15th. Check back for 2018-19 season pricing in December. 


Professional instructors, low student-to-instructor ratio, gentle slopes, and a friendly environment make Diamond Peak an ideal place to learn how to ski or snowboard. We offer a variety of programs, packages, and clinics for beginners, intermediate, and advanced skiers and riders. All lessons are subject to availability. 

Pricing below includes regular and peak rates for the 2017-18 ski season (cancellation fees apply, see below). 

2017-18 Peak periods: December 23, 2017 - Jan. 7, 2018; January 12-15, 2018; February 17-25, 2018.

Beginner Group Lessons (ages 13+)

1 hour 45 minute beginner group lessons begin at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Register at any ticket window on the day of the lesson (not available for online booking); 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 holidays) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc.     

 REGULARPEAK
Package: Includes 1 hour 45 minute lesson, beginner lift ticket and rental equipment$99$124
Lesson Only$64$79
Afternoon lesson upgrade $45$60

Sierra Scout All Day Adventure (ages 7 - 12)

All-day group lesson packages for ages 7-12 (all levels) begin at 10:00 a.m. and run through 4:00 p.m. Package includes morning and afternoon group lessons, equipment rental, lift ticket, and supervised lunch. These lessons can be booked in advance or on the day of the lesson, while supplies last. Register at any ticket window or book over the phone at 775-832-1135. We advise that you arrive at least 1 hour before the lesson starts (1.5 - 2 hours on holidays) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc.                                  

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

$149

$179

without equipment rental

$139$169

Sierra Scout Group Lessons (ages 7 - 12)

1 hour 45 minute group lessons for ages 7 - 12 (all levels) begin at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Register at any ticket window on the day of the lesson; space 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 holidays) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc.   

 REGULARPEAK
Package: Includes 1 hour 45 minute lesson, lift ticket and rental equipment$104$129
Sierra Scout (lesson only)$69$89
Afternoon lesson upgrade $45$50

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

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

 REGULARPEAK
Price per hour$120$145

Family & Friends Semi-Private Lesson 

Semi-private lessons (2 - 5 people of similar ability). Rate applies for entire group. Everyone must be the same discipline. Reservations recommended. Call (775) 832-1135. Cancellation fees apply, see below. Includes instruction only. Subject to availability. 

 REGULARPEAK
Price per hour$160$185

Nine & Noon Private Lesson (3hrs)

3-hour private lesson (non-consecutive). Start your day with an hour-long lesson to learn new skills or to get a quick refresher, then practice or take a break before your follow-up 2-hour lesson. Lesson hours are 9:00-10:00 a.m. and again from noon - 2:00 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call (775) 832-1135. Cancellation fees apply, see below. Includes instruction only. Subject to availability. 

 REGULARPEAK
1 person$340$435
2-5 people (Family & Friends format)$450$555

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).

Lesson Series: 6-Week Programs 

2017-18 Snow Pack Saturday Junior Ski and Snowboard Program (ages 7 - 12)  - SOLD OUT

The Snow Pack program is a six-week, fun, non-competitive, all-day ski and snowboard program taught by Diamond Peak PSIA/AASI certified instructors for kids ages 7-12 of all abilities. Registration begins mid-November, and the deadline is December 8th. View pricing and details. 

2017-18 Sunday Kids (4-6) or Junior Ski & Snowboard Program (Ages 7 - 12) 

This half-day (10:00 a.m. - noon) program is a six-week Sunday program for skiers and snowboarders (ages 7-12) of all abilities. Registration begins mid-November, and the deadline is December 15th.  View pricing and details.

Contact us for more information about lessons for ages 7+:

  • General Information: (775) 832-1177
  • Advance Bookings/Guest Services (All-Day Sierra Scout only): 775-832-1135
  • Private Lessons Desk:  (775) 832-1135