Kid's Programs

Half Day

Whether your kids are learning to ski or ride for the first time, or are ready to conquer the hill, the RidgeRUNNER and RidgeRIDER group lesson programs are for them. Students will be assigned to classes in groups of similar age and ability where they will be coached by our well trained and patient staff of instructors who have a passion for teaching children the joy of snowsports.

Programs are available on Saturdays & Sundays. Additionally, sessions will be held during the Christmas holiday period, Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day.


2023-24 Program Rate 9:30-12pm or 12:30pm-3pm
RidgeRUNNERS Skiers ages 4-12 $105
RidgeRIDERS Snowboarders ages 8-12 $105

Each program session includes a snack.

Due to staffing issues, there will be no full-day program this season.




Children who for any reason cannot complete the program must be picked up immediately - there will be no babysitting in the lodge

All children must be bathroom independent and able to get dressed/undressed without assistance.

The program will be primarily by reservation only and must be prepaid - limited slots may be available the day of.

All students, even those with reservations, need to check in at the ski school desk in order to pick-up lift passes. Note: Rental Equipment is not included in price of the program. If you plan to rent equipment, please allow at least 1 hour before the program begins.

When you register, please list anything important we need to know about your child – i.e. allergies, special dietary needs, medication, learning differences, etc.
In order to receive a refund, you MUST call by 5 pm (2) days before the start of a lesson to cancel – there will be a $20 administrative fee. If you call by 5 pm (1) day before the start of a lesson, a $30 administrative fee is charged for canceling one lesson, or a $40 fee is charged for canceling multiple lessons. The remainder will remain with the Snowsports School as a credit that must be used by the last day of the following season, at which time the credit will expire. If for any reason you do not call by 5 pm the night before the lesson to cancel, or if for any reason you cancel the day of the lesson/do not show up, you will forfeit the charge to us. There is no refund option for lessons that have been transferred. This applies to any reason for cancellation, including sickness or inclement weather.

In order to transfer your lesson, you must let us know by 5P (2) days in advance, and your transfer will be processed (pending availability) at no charge – unless you have requested repeated transfers in which case there may be a fee at the discretion of the Office. Less than 2 days' notice is at the discretion of the Otis Ridge Office, with a possible penalty of $20 per student. A second transfer request will be an automatic fee of $30 per student. There are no third transfer requests available. If you wish to ask for a third transfer, you will forfeit your lesson and payment. This applies to any reason for a transfer, including sickness or inclement weather.

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