Thank you to our guests and staff for an unforgettable season. For information on the 24/25 winter season, please check back this summer.
The Sunday Specialty Program welcomes youth 3 to 12 years of age and all abilities. Designed to improve your child’s skiing in a fun learning environment, the program is offered over four Sunday sessions. Children ages 3 to 4 will spend part of the day skiing and the rest indoors. Lunch is included for full-day programs. Advance reservations are required.

Additional Days! Children enrolled in our children’s specialty programs, will have an opportunity to join us for three additional days during the season in a regular, age-appropriate lesson at a 50% discount. Blackout dates for these additional days are 12/26-1/2, 2/16-2/23, 3/10-3/13, 3/17-3/20, and 3/24-3/27 and are subject to availability.

This program is offered on the following dates:
January 21, 2024
January 28, 2024
February 4, 2024
February 11, 2024

As of August 15, parents are allowed to book their child in One specialty program (Friday, Saturday or Sunday), with the option to add an additional program starting Monday, October 2, based on availability.


For students under 18, a parent or guardian must complete an Assumption of Risks agreement upon enrollment. Save time by completing the form before your child's first ski day.
23/24 PricingSki TimeClass RatioRateLift Ticket Add-on Per Day
3 years1 hour: AM or PM1:1$680$50
4 years2-1/2 hours: AM or PM2:1$680$50
5 - 6 years9 a.m. - 3 p.m.4:1$680$110
7 - 12 years9 a.m. - 3 p.m.6:1$680$110
1High Season Dates: 12/16/23 - 12/25/23, 1/12/24 - 1/15/24, 2/9/24 - 2/14/24
2Holiday Season Dates: 12/26/23 - 1/5/24, 2/15/24 - 2/24/24, 3/10/24 - 4/5/24
3All group lesson products are priced per guest.
4Lift ticket and rental equipment are not included. Both must be purchased separately, and rentals must be picked up from rental shop before lesson begins.
5Please refer to the Ski Ability Zone Guide to define your ability zone.
6Debit card, credit card or Deer Valley Gift Card payments are required to help expedite transactions.
7Cameras are in use for fraud detection. Lift ticket sharing, reselling or misuse may result in suspension of the ticket for the day(s) it is valid and the forfeiture of the ticket with no compensation. Reselling of a lift ticket is a Class B misdemeanor and violators will be prosecuted.
QUICK FACTS
Age: 3-12 years
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ski Ability Zone Guide
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CONTACT US
skierservices@deervalley.com
888-754-8477 | 435-645-6648
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. MT, daily

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Policies & Procedures

Please refer to this ski ability zone chart below when selecting a lesson.

SymbolAbilityAbility Detail

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.
Green circleBeginner (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.
Green circle with blue square behind it
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.
Blue square
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.
Blue square with a black diamond next to it.
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.
Black diamond
Expert (EX)Can perform dynamic skiing in almost all conditions/terrain with confidence. Exploring extremes.

Age 3
Drop-off: 15 minutes prior to start of respective program in Children’s Center Fawn Room
Pick-up: Children’s Center Fawn Room


Age 4
Drop-off: 15 minutes prior to start of respective program in Children’s Center Bambi Room
Pick-up: Children’s Center Bambi Room


Ages 5-6
Drop-off: 15 minutes prior to start of respective program in Children’s Center Reindeer Room
Pick-up: On snow in yellow fenced area at bottom of Wide West run


Ages 7-12
Drop-off for First Timer & Beginner: 15 minutes prior to start of respective program at bottom of Burns Lift
Drop-off for Advanced Beginner - Expert: 15 minutes prior to start of respective program at top of Burns Lift
Pick-up: Bottom of Wide West run


Policies and Information
Lift tickets are required for every skier or lesson participant. Lift tickets can be included in the Children’s Specialty program pricing at the time of booking. We recommend you check your specific program for full details

All specialty programs must be reserved in advance to ensure availability

We cannot guarantee placement in group lessons or specialty programs with friends or relatives. To ensure a quality product, we must form classes based on age and ability zone

We are not able to honor requests for specific instructors in any group lesson or specialty program

Minimum and accurate age requirements are strictly observed for each child’s safety. We reserve the right to move children to the appropriate ability zone based on their skill level or if it is determined that the child’s date of birth has been incorrectly stated

Children placed in a program because their birth date is incorrectly stated are not guaranteed a place in the program. Parents will be called to pick up their children and cancellation fees will apply

Rental equipment is not included with any Skier Services lessons. To ensure availability, you must reserve in advance. Please allow a minimum of 45 to 60 minutes to collect your rental equipment and arrive at your meeting location on time. During peak periods, this process may take longer. Refunds will not be issued for late arrivals

We are unable to offer make-up lessons or give credit for missed days in any of our specialty programs

Payments and Security
A paid reservation and a valid credit card are required to guarantee any Skier Services product

The full amount for Skier Services products is charged to the credit card provided at the time of booking

To ensure the accuracy of your reservations and for security purposes, we prefer to speak directly with our guests. However, you may authorize another person to book and make changes to your reservations. Compliance with all policies will apply

Each family must have their own file and children must be booked under their parent or guardian’s name in order to ensure accuracy, security and privacy for our guests

Cancellations and Changes
If you need to cancel or change a reservation, you must call or speak directly with a Contact Center agent before 5 p.m. two (2) days prior to the start date in order to receive a full refund. There are no refunds for day-of cancellations or no-shows.

Weather and snow conditions are not viable reasons for cancellation. Appropriate fees will apply to lessons cancelled after the deadline

Skier Services products are non-transferable to another family member, friend or a different day

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