Lessons at Bear Valley

Learning how to ski or snowboard has never been easier. The Bear Valley Snow Sports Department specializes in safe and fun lessons that teach the skills of skiing and snowboarding.  Let our expert ski and snowboard instructors teach you how to slide with confidence and a smile! Choose the links below based on the age of the person you would like to start experiencing the fun of snow sports!

Due to reduced capacity this season, lessons must be booked 48 hours in advance of your arrival date. 

Please view our COVID-19 policies and procedures to learn more about how we are adapting the way lessons are provided this season.

Watch this video about where to go when you arrive at Bear Valley Resort, and what to do before your lessons. 

Ability Levels

  • Beginner – First time ever participating in the sport (skiing or snowboarding). Starting with the basics.  
  • Novice – Student has been before, understands how to use the equipment. Capable of stopping independently and riding a basic carpet lift.  Turning skills emphasized in this lesson. May or may not have ridden a chairlift.