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Ski School 2018 - 2019 Season

Elevate your skiing to a higher level with Deer Valley’s Ski School for adults and children of all abilities. Whether you want to sharpen your existing techniques or try skiing for the first time, our expert Ski Instructors will provide you with plenty of tips and practice time in a variety of terrain and snow conditions.

Advance reservations are recommended for all Ski School lessons and programs throughout the winter season, especially during busy periods and holidays (December holidays, Martin Luther King weekend, Presidents’ Day week and the month of March).

Ski School Lessons


    • Learning proper skiing techniques from the start without having to correct bad habits later
    • Speeding up your learning curve and maximizing your vacation time on the slopes
    • Exploring an exciting winter landscape and understanding the surrounding environment
    • Making new friends from around the world

Ski Ability Zones

Please refer to our Ski Ability Zone Video or the Ski Ability Zone Chart when selecting a lesson.

Complimentary one year subscription to SKI Magazine (six issues).
Limit one per household; valid in the U.S. only

Guest Service

For more information and reservations, please call or email
Skiers Services Reservations at:

888-754-8477 | 435-645-6648


8 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily

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Make the most out of your day by taking your skiing to the next level with Deer Valley’s Gold Standard of Instruction. Professionally-trained instructors provide personalized attention, engaging and educating students of all ages and abilities while creating meaningful experiences and long-term relationships.

Adult Ski School

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From the “Intro to Skiing” hour-long Private Lesson for one to two skiers to full day Private Lessons, there are several choices for those seeking individualized instruction.

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Max 4

Receive personalized attention and individual feedback in a small group setting. Ski Instructors focus on technique and skiing goals to assist skiers in achieving better skills.

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Specialty Clinics

Special offerings include Mahre Training Center Ski Camps, Men's and Women's Exclusive programs and co-ed Steeps and Stashes ski program.

Youth Ski School

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Youth Ski Instruction

With a low student-to-instructor ratio for ski lessons, children will have fun while learning the sport of skiing!

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Teen Group Lessons

Participants will enjoy a mountain experience with other teens while being coached on the dynamics of skiing.

Ski Instructor skiing with two children


From the ”Intro to Skiing” hour-long Private Lesson for one to two skiers to full day Private Lessons, there are several choices for those seeking individualized instruction!

Children's Center

The Deer Valley Children's Center is a state-licensed facility providing supervision and activities for non-skiing children ages
two months to 12 years.    Learn More ›
Child Care
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Ski Ability Zones: Please refer to this ski ability chart when selecting a lesson
Symbol for First Time Skier Ability FIRST-TIMER (FT) Never skied before or is unable to stop in a wedge on the easiest of green trails. Learning to stop in a wedge and turn in both directions for speed control.
Symbol for Beginner Skier Ability BEGINNER (BG) Can control speed by linking turns and stopping in a wedge on green terrain. Learning to match skis and skid turns to explore green trails on the mountain.
Symbol for Advanced Beginner Skier Ability ADVANCED BEGINNER (AB) Can link turns with mostly parallel skis to control speed. Can stop when desired on ALL green and easy blue trails. Learning to comfortably make parallel turns on blue terrain.
Symbol for Intermediate Skier Ability INTERMEDIATE (IN) Can consistently make parallel turns to control speed on most blue terrain. Working on technique in a variety of snow conditions, varying turn size and shape. Learning to carve on blue terrain.
Symbol for Advanced Skier Ability ADVANCED (AD) Can carve parallel skis more than skidding. Can vary turn size and shape as desired to control speed on ALL blue and double blue terrain. Exploring black terrain.
Symbol for Expert Skier Ability EXPERT (EX) Can perform dynamic skiing in almost all conditions/terrain with confidence. Exploring extremes.