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).
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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
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.
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.
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.
Special offerings include Mahre Training Center Ski Camps, Men's and Women's Exclusive programs and co-ed Steeps and Stashes ski program.
With a low student-to-instructor ratio for ski lessons, children will have fun while learning the sport of skiing!
Participants will enjoy a mountain experience with other teens while being coached on the dynamics of skiing.
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!
|Ski Ability Zones: Please refer to this ski ability chart when selecting a lesson|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|EXPERT (EX)||Can perform dynamic skiing in almost all conditions/terrain with confidence. Exploring extremes.|
Deer Valley is a ski only resort. Guests on alpine, telemark or mono ski equipment with feet placed side by side and facing forward are allowed. Snowboards and carving boards are restricted from use.
Reasonable accommodations for adaptive ski devices will be made, however the equipment must be in accordance with the resort's ski only policy.
The use of drones is not allowed on Deer Valley Resort property.