2018/19 Youth Programs Are On Sale Now

Don’t miss out on our popular child and youth season-long programs.

Note: For TD Tykes your child must be 3 years old on the first day of programs. For all programs, if your child is not the correct age for a program you are interested in, please contact Member Services at (530) 587-9400 and they will help you with registration on the phone. Online registration will not work until your child is the correct age, please do not incorrectly input their birth date online. Your child must be register by the first day of the program. Please contact TD Ski School with questions about youth programs: (530) 587-9493. 

It is required that all children in programs wear appropriate attire: helmets, gloves, and goggles or sunglasses are required.

We also offer group and private lessons for all ages.


TD Tykes (Ski or Snowboard)

TD Tykes is a weekly ski and snowboard school program designed for skiers age 3-6 and snowboarders age 5-6. TD Tykes is a great way for children to begin their skiing experience. The program starts the second week of January and continues through the second week in March. Participants meet every week for two and a half hours of instruction that takes place on the hill with breaks in our Children's Ski School Yurt. All children must be potty-trained to attend any ski programs. Children in diapers or pull-ups will not be allowed to participate in the ski programs. Children must be 3 years old the first day of the program they are participating in. Child must be willing to participate in skiing. Programs do not run during Ski & Skate Week.

Member Rate: $374
Public Rate: $439

There are four session choices to meet your needs:

  • Tuesday mornings 9-11:30AM
  • Tuesday afternoons 12:30-3PM

Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, March 5, 12

  • Wednesday mornings 9-11:30AM
  • Wednesday afternoons 12:30-3PM

Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13

Click here for a downloadable application to print, fill out + return to Member Services with payment

Please note: A parent or responsible guardian must be present at the Downhill Ski Resort facility while their child is in the TD Tykes program.


TD Tykes for Kindergarten Kids

TD Tykes for Kindergarten Kids is designed for local children age 5-6 who want to improve their skiing skills. The program begins the second week of January and continues through the second week in March. Kids enrolled in this program meet on the hill at 2PM ready to ski for a full two-hour session. All children must be potty-trained to attend any ski programs. Children in diapers or pull-ups will not be allowed to participate in the ski programs. Child must be willing to participate in skiing. Programs do not run during Ski & Skate Week.

Member Rate: $374
Public Rate: $439

This program runs Wednesday afternoons from 2-4PM

Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13

Click here for a downloadable application to print, fill out + return to Member Services with payment

*Please note, a parent or responsible guardian needs to stay at the Downhill Ski Resort facility while their child is in the TD Tykes Kindergarten program.


Sunday Speedsters (Ski or Snowboard)

Sunday Speedsters is a weekly program designed for children 4-6 years old for skiing and 5-6 years old for snowboarding that can already ski or ride at a level IV or above. Sessions will run for 10 weeks on Sundays through the season. Kids enrolled in the program must be ready and on the hill at 10:30AM. The ski instructor will break with the children for lunch in the cafeteria. This program is geared to take your child to the next level in his or her skiing. All children must be potty-trained to attend any ski programs. Children in diapers or pull-ups will not be allowed to participate in the ski programs. Child must be willing to participate. This program does not meet on Sunday Jan. 20, but the program will meet on Monday Jan. 21. This program does not run during Ski & Skate Week.

Member Rate: $514
Public Rate: $569

This program runs Sundays from 10:30AM-3:30PM

Jan. 6, 13, 21, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 24, March 3, 10, 17

Click here for a downloadable application to print, fill out + return to Member Services with payment


Recreational Ski and Snowboard Teams

Recreational ski and snowboard teams start the first Sunday in January through mid March, from 10:30AM-3:30PM. This program is designed for skiers and snowboarders age 7-13 who want to improve their skills in a fun environment while developing new friendships. The low student-to-instructor ratio ensures lots of individual attention, and themed days provide great fun for everyone. Matched time races, crazy helmet day and “totally turns” day are just a few examples of the themes planned throughout the season. Fees include a Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort season pass. This program does not meet on Sunday Jan. 20, but the program will meet on Monday Jan. 21. This program does not run during Ski & Skate Week.

Member Rate: $514
Public Rate: $569

This program runs Sundays from 10:30AM-3:30PM

Jan. 6, 13, 21, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 24, March 3, 10, 17

Click here for a downloadable application to print, fill out + return to Member Services with payment


Ski and Snowboard Race Teams

Ski and snowboard race teams are established for skiers and riders ages 7-13 who want to take their skills to the next level. The teams will participate in the Tahoe League race series and other events in the Tahoe region. Races begin in January and are held every other weekend throughout the season. More than 30 days of coaching and racing are scheduled for this season, conditions permitting. Fees include a Tahoe Donner Downhill season pass, race fees and ski ticket to the respective race areas ($175-$245 value), and a ski uniform.

Race team may add additional training days during the holiday period.

Member Rate: $1,054
Public Rate: $1,279

Tahoe League Schedule 2018/19
Date Discipline Age Class Location Notes
Jan 12, 2019 PGS U12+ Alpine Meadows Race Announcement
Jan 13, 2019 PGS U10 Northstar Race Announcement
Feb 2, 2019 PSL U12+ Mt. Rose Race Announcement
Feb 3, 2019 PSL U10 Auburn Ski Club Race Announcement
February 23, 2019 PL + Skills Quest U12+ Squaw Valley  Race Announcement
Febraury 24, 2019 PL + Skills Quest U10 Sugar Bowl Race Announcement
March 16, 2019 PL + Team Event U12+  Champs Diamond Peak Race Announcement
March 17, 2019 PL + Team Event U10 Champs Diamond Peak Race Announcement

Click here for a downloadable application to print, fill out + return to Member Services with payment

NOTE: It is required that all children in programs wear appropriate attire; helmets, gloves, and goggles or sunglasses are required.