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Ski and Ride School

A ski or snowboard lesson is the best way for you to have the most fun on the snow. Tahoe Donner has great deals on lessons and programs designed for all levels.  We are known for our learn to ski program, one of the only in the area that starts teaching kids as young as 3 years old.

Adults can hone their skills with a group or private lesson with one of our pros. Whatever your level, Tahoe Donner is the best place to begin!

Reserve Lessons Online

Reservations can be made over the phone or at our online store for Snowflakes, Snow Shredders, Packages, and Programs.

Reservation and pre-sale can be made daily before 4 p.m.  Full payment is required via Visa, Mastercard or American Express.  Cancellations are accepted 48 hours before your scheduled lesson. “No Shows” are not eligible for a refund.

2013-14 Private Lessons

These are our most popular and productive lessons with the best instructors we have to offer. The class will move at your pace and be individually tailored to your group. Reservations recommended and can be made by calling (530) 587-9444 or stop by the ticket office.

Half day private (3 hours for up to 4 people) $234
Full day private (6 hours for up to 4 people) $405
One hour private $94 all levels; $20 per hour for each additional person

2013-14 Adult Ski and Snowboard Group Lesson Packages

These packages are designed for all levels of skiers and snowboarders.  Packages include a full-day lift ticket, a 1.75-hour group lesson and full-day equipment rental, including helmet.

Adult (ages 13 & up) $89
Lesson Only $45
Morning 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Afternoon
 1:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Purchase online at ShopTD or call (530) 587-9444 and then press “0″ to make your reservations today.

2013-14 Child Ski and Snowboard Group Lesson Packages

These packages are designed for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Packages include an all day lift ticket, a group lesson and all day equipment rental.

Child (ages 7-12 ski or snowboard) $119 All Day, $79 Half Day
Half-Day Lesson Only $45
Morning 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Afternoon 1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Full Day 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Full day lessons include lunch.

Purchase online at ShopTD or call (530) 587-9444 and then press “0″ to make your reservations today.

2013-14 Snowflakes Ski School (ages 3 – 6)

The Snowflake Ski School has special instructors and its own kids’ room. Each session includes specialized instruction and a low student-to-instructor ratio. Children must be at least 3 years of age, potty trained, and willing to ski.

Snowflakes (age 3 skiers) $79 Half Day only
Snowflakes (age 4-6 skiers) $119 All Day, $79 Half Day
Morning 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Afternoon 1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Full Day 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Full day lessons include lunch.

Purchase online at ShopTD or call (530) 587-9444 and then press “0″ to make your reservations today.

2013-14 Snow Shredders (ages 5 – 6)

Snow Shredders is designed for the youngest snowboarders, ages 5 – 6. Small class sizes plus energetic instructors add up to a great learning experience.  Each session includes specialized instruction and low student-to-instructor ratio.

Show Shredders (age 5-6 snowboarders) $119 All Day, $79 Half Day
Morning 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Afternoon 1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Full Day 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Full day lessons include lunch.

Purchase online at ShopTD or call (530) 587-9444 and then press “0″ to make your reservations today.

Helmet Policy: Tahoe Donner requires all students under age 13 to wear a ASTM F2040 helmet. We offer helmets in our rental shop for $8 and helmets available for purchase. All packages include helmets.