Ski School FAQ

  • Yes. Reservations must be made online and in advance. Group lessons are currently on hold until December. Check the group lessons page then in order to make your reservation. 

  • Yes. Please call 801-532-4731 ext. 209 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to book your private lesson. 

  • It is best to call and give us 24 hour advance notice to assure the time and day that fits your schedule.

  • We are offering private lessons to skiers and riders ages 4 and up. Group lessons are currently available for ages 8 and up. 

  • YES.

    If your child is 4-7 years old and taking a lesson, their Child Freebie lift tickets will print out free with the lesson ticket.

    For those that are 8-12 will receive a Leaner lift ticket with their lesson. It is good for the Explorer and Majestic chairlifts.

  • Yes, everyone must wear a lift ticket. For ages 10 and under they will need a Child Freebie lift ticket.  *Two children 10 & under per paying adult.

  • No. Rentals must be purchased and reserved separately. 

  • Go directly to the Rental Shop on the 2nd floor of the Brighton Center. Please arrive at least one hour prior to your lesson time. 

  • When you get to the school, the instructors will quiz you or your child to see if you have skied or snowboarded before and what type of runs you have been on.

    They will make sure everyone is in the right class according to ability. Class levels range from "1st Timers" through Advanced Black Diamond classes.

  • To limit the risk of COVID-19 transmission, that is not permitted at this time. 

  • We prefer that the parents go off and have their own fun while their kids are in lessons. This way your children are not distracted from learning.

    The little ones tend to behave differently when they see their parents.It would be okay to go watch them toward the very end of the lesson, but don't interfere with the lesson.

  • Boarders and skiers are never in the same class. They are two different sports.

  • All children's group lessons are 2 hours long. Adult lessons are 2 hours if there are 2 or more in the class.

    If there is just one student in the adult lesson, it goes for 1 hour (it is like a private lesson for the cost of a group lesson!)

  • In the 4-7 year old ski class there are never more than 6 students.

    In the 4-7 year old snowboarders class there are never more than 4 students. We also send out assistants to help the instructors if the 4-7 year old classes are full.For those 8 years to Adult, there are never more than 8 students in a class. We just add more instructors to make new classes for all ages.

  • Yes, we have ski and snowboard lessons for all skill levels on Thursday nights.

    The lessons start at 6:00 p.m., so you need to be in front of the school by 5:50. Ages 8 to Adult.You can buy your lessons at the Ticket Window in the parking lot or at the Rental shop.The School does not sell night lesson tickets.If you are renting from us for night lessons, go to the rental shop at least 45 minutes before the lesson starts. You can buy the lesson/lift ticket at the rental shop.

  • Yes, we now have a Magic Carpet. There is not a special lift ticket just for the Magic Carpet, but you do need to buy either a Learner lift ticket or an Area Day lift ticket, or have a Child Freebie to ride the carpet.

    Everyone must have a lift ticket at Brighton.Hours of operation of the Magic Carpet vary from day to day.