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.
2019-20 Season Rates
Pricing below includes value (midweek), weekend and peak rates for the 2019-20 ski season (cancellation fees apply, see policy below). 2019-20 Peak Periods are December 21, 2019 - January 5, 2020; January 17-20, 2020; February 14-23, 2020. Weekend pricing applies to all non-peak weekends starting January 11.
All lessons including group, private and semi-private lessons can be booked in advance by phone or in person. Call 775-832-1177 to book a lesson or leave a voicemail and an agent will contact you. 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.
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. We advise that you arrive at least 1 hour before the lesson starts (2 hours on peak days) to ensure enough time to get fitted for rental equipment, etc.
|All Day Adventure||$169||$184||$204|
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 (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.
|1 hour 45 minute package||$119||$134||$149|
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. 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 (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.
|1 hour 45 minute package||$119||$134||$149|
Private Lessons (one-on-one instruction for ages 7+)
Get the most from personal ski or snowboard instruction. Includes instruction only. Subject to availability.
|Price per hour||$142||$159||$175|
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. Includes instruction only. Subject to availability.
|Price per hour||$185||$195||$225|
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 24 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 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: Silver Stars 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.