Breckenridge Ski and Snowboard School

WHAT TO KNOW

You’ve booked your lesson, now what? Here at Breck, we treat ski school a little differently. Ours isn’t just a class, it’s an experience. Where our guides treat visitors like locals, and Breckenridge like its own subject matter. So keep reading for all the info you’ll need to get the most out of your vacation- from check in locations to what to bring, and everything in between. 

Adult First Time & Novice Lesson details

Check in 2:00pm-4:30pm the afternoon before, or 8:00am-10:00am the morning of.

Lessons start at 9:00am and 10:30am

End times at 2:30pm or 4:00pm, based on start time

 

BEAVER RUN

Where to Check In:
Check in at the Adult Ski & Snowboard School sales window located to the left of the Ticket Sales windows on the Beaver Run Plaza. Parking is available in the Beaver Run Skier parking lot. 

Peak 8

Where to Check In:
Morning of - Check in at the sales booth at the Adult Ski & Snowboard School meeting area on Peak 8. There is no parking at Peak 8, so plan to ride the BreckConnect Gondola up from town. Upon exiting the gondola walk towards the snow, then turn left and proceed to the bottom of the retaining wall in front of the Children’s Ski School. 

Afternoon prior - Check in at the Adult Ski and Snowboard Sales office. Upon exiting the gondola walk straight ahead, the sales office will be on your right, just before the snow.

VILLAGE

Where to Check In:
Check in at the Adult Ski & Snowboard School sales office located on the South end of the plaza level of the Village Hotel & Condos. There is parking on-site at the F_Lot or a short shuttle away from the North or South Gondola lot. From the Village Hotel & Condos entrance, walk up the large pedestrian ramp and the sales lobby is directly across the plaza.  

 

What To Wear

  • Waterproof snow pants, jacket, and mittens/gloves
  • A face mask, scarf, or neck gaiter
  • Goggles
  • Helmet (recommended)
  • Sunscreen
  • One pair of ski socks
  • Dress in Layers: the temperature may change during the day and the sun is strong
  • Bring your lift ticket if it is not included in your lesson reservation. All lesson participants need a lift ticket. 

Please be wearing your ski or snowboard boots when you arrive for your lesson.  Rental equipment, if applicable, must be picked up prior to your lesson start time.

 

Cancellation & Payment Policy

Lessons will be charged to the credit card on file with the reservation up to 30 days prior to the lesson start date.

Lesson reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours before the scheduled lesson start time, or a cancellation fee will be imposed. If you cancel within the 24 hour period and a $100 processing fee will be charged. The cancellation fee may be waived if the lesson is re-booked for an alternate date. You can change or cancel your reservation by calling 888.576.2754 or in person at one of our sales offices. Lessons are non-refundable due to weather.

 

Lift Tickets
Lift Tickets
Some lessons don’t include lift tickets. To save time and get the lowest rates buy your tickets online.
Breck Sports is the official rental provider for Breck. Make your vacation easier by reserving your gear in advance and save up to 20% when you book online. 

CHILD GROUP AND QUAD SQUAD LESSON DETAILS

GROUP 

Check in 2:00pm-4:30pm the afternoon before, or 8:00am-9:00am the morning of.  

Lessons run from 9:30am-3:30pm

QUAD SQUAD

Check in 2:00pm-4:30pm the afternoon before, or 8:00am-8:30am the morning of. 

Lessons run from 9:00am-3:00pm

Pick Up Information:

Please bring a photo ID to pick up your child. At pick up you will have the opportunity to speak with your child's pro about what they worked on in the lesson.

 

BEAVER RUN

Where to Check In:
Parking is available in the Beaver Run Skier parking lot, or accessible via bus/shuttle. 
3-6 Year Olds: Located on the west end of the Beaver Run Skier parking lot, on parking level. From bus drop off or lift ticket windows, proceed to the east end of the plaza and down the stairs.
7-14 Year Olds: Located one level above the plaza. From west end of the Beaver Run Skier parking lot, proceed up two flights of stairs to the Copper Top bar level. The Ski & Snowboard School will be on the left. From the bus drop off or lift ticket windows, proceed up the stairs which are between the lift ticket windows and the Copper Top Restaurant patio. The Ski & Snowboard School will be on the right.

Where to Pick Up:
3-6 Year Olds: Located at the bottom of the magic carpet lift in the Kids’ Yard, directly outside the 3-6 Year Old Ski School Sales Lobby.
7-14 Year Olds: Located at the top of the magic carpet lift in the Kids’ Yard, behind the Private Lesson Meeting Area.

 

PEAK 8

Where to Check In:
There is no skier parking at the base of Peak 8, please access our location by utilizing the BreckConnect Gondola or the local bus service.
Peak 8 is the last stop on the gondola (third terminal).  From the top of the gondola walk straight ahead to the snow, once on snow turn left and proceed thirty yards to the Kid’s Castle, our Peak 8 Children’s Ski & Snowboard School.

Where to Pick Up:
Group: Location for 3-6 year olds is at the top of the stairs on the West side of the Kids’ Castle. For 7-14 year olds is at the top of the stairs on the East side of the Kids’ Castle.
U4: Location is at the bottom of the stairs along the retaining wall of the Kids’ Castle, in front of the sales booth.

VILLAGE

Where to Check In:
There is parking on-site at the F_Lot or a short shuttle away from the North or South Gondola lot. From the Village Hotel & Condos’ entrance, walk up the large pedestrian ramp and go to the Southwest end of the plaza. Utilize the stairs or the elevator to go down to the pond level where the Children’s Ski & Snowboard School is located. 

Where to Pick Up:
Located on the Plaza Level in the Kids' Yard, on the South side of the Maggie Restaurant.

What To Wear

  • Waterproof snow pants, jacket, and mittens/gloves
  • A face mask, scarf, or neck gaiter
  • Goggles
  • Helmet (required)
  • Sunscreen
  • One pair of ski socks
  • Dress in Layers: the temperature may change during the day and the sun is strong
  • Bring your lift ticket if it is not included in your lesson reservation. All lesson participants need a lift ticket. 

Please have your child wear his/her ski or snowboard boots when you drop them off for the lesson.  We have limited storage for extra belongings or street shoes and are not responsible for misplaced items.If rental equipment is included in your lesson, please check in early to allow time for fitting. 

Lunch and snacks are included in the lesson. If your child has special dietary needs please pack a nut-free option they can bring with them to the lesson.

Cancellation & Payment Policy

Lessons will be charged to the credit card on file with the reservation up to 30 days prior to the lesson start date.

Lesson reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours before the scheduled lesson start time, or a cancellation fee will be imposed. If you cancel within the 24 hour period and a $100 processing fee will be charged. The cancellation fee may be waived if the lesson is re-booked for an alternate date. You can change or cancel your reservation by calling 888.576.2754 or in person at one of our sales offices. Lessons are non-refundable due to weather.

PRIVATE FULL DAY AND HALF DAY LESSONS

When to Check In:

Check in 2:00pm-4:30pm the afternoon before, or at least 30 minutes prior to your lesson start time.

All lesson participants need a lift ticket, which is not included in your lesson reservation.

 

Where to Check In:

BEAVER RUN

Check in at the Adult Ski & Snowboard School sales windows at the Beaver Run base area.  There is parking available in the Beaver Run Skier parking lot. 

The sales office is located on the plaza level of Beaver Run, directly next to the Copper Top restaurant.  From the west end of the skier parking lot proceed upstairs.  From the bus drop off proceed straight ahead toward the lift ticket windows and we are on the left of those windows. 

Peak 8

Check in at the Activities Center at the Peak 8 base area.  There is no parking at the base of Peak 8, plan to ride the BreckConnect Gondola up from town.  The gondola is free to ride.  

Peak 8 is the last stop on the gondola (third terminal).  Once you exit the gondola walk straight ahead towards the snow.  Once you reach the snow the Activities Center will be straight ahead.

VILLAGE

Check in at the Private Lesson Ski & Snowboard School sales office located on the South end of the plaza level of the Village Hotel & Condos.  There is parking on site at the F-Lot or a short shuttle away from the North or South Gondola lot. 

From the Village Hotel & Condos entrance, walk up the large pedestrian ramp and the sales lobby is directly across the plaza.

What To Wear

  • Waterproof snow pants, jacket, and mittens/gloves
  • A face mask, scarf, or neck gaiter
  • Goggles
  • Helmet (recommended)
  • Sunscreen
  • One pair of ski socks
  • Dress in Layers: the temperature may change during the day and the sun is strong
  • Bring your lift ticket or season pass with you to the lesson

Please be wearing your ski or snowboard boots when you arrive for your lesson.  Rental equipment, if applicable, must be picked up prior to your lesson start time.


 

Cancellation & Payment Policy

Private lessons will be charged to the credit card on file with the reservation up to 3 days prior to the lesson start date. Payment must be collected prior to lesson start. Failure to remit payment may result in cancellation of the reservation. Lift tickets are not included in the private lesson fee. All participants must have valid lift access.

Lesson reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours before the scheduled lesson start time, or a cancellation fee will be imposed. If you cancel within the 24 hour period and a $100 processing fee will be charged. The cancellation fee may be waived if the lesson is re-booked for an alternate date. You can change or cancel your reservation by calling 888.576.2754 or in person at one of our sales offices. Lessons are non-refundable due to weather.

 

ELEVATE

Check in at 9:45am the morning of your lesson at the Vista Haus on Peak 8 (mid-mountain)

Lessons start at 10:00am and run through 3:00pm.

There will be a 45 minute lunch break, specific time to be determined by your group. Lunch is not included.

 

Where to Check In:

Check in is at the Vista Haus on Peak 8. This is the mid-mountain restaurant, at the top of the Colorado SuperChair. 

 

What To Wear

  • Waterproof snow pants, jacket, and mittens/gloves
  • A face mask, scarf, or neck gaiter
  • Goggles
  • Helmet (recommended)
  • Sunscreen
  • One pair of ski socks
  • Dress in Layers: the temperature may change during the day and the sun is strong
  • Bring your lift ticket or season pass with you to the lesson. All lesson participants need a lift ticket. 

Please be wearing your ski or snowboard boots when you arrive for your lesson.  Rental equipment, if applicable, must be picked up prior to your lesson start time.


 

Cancellation & Payment Policy

Go Beyond sessions will be charged to the credit card on file with the reservation up to 3 days prior to the lesson start date. Payment must be collected prior to lesson start. Failure to remit payment may result in cancellation of the reservation. Lift tickets are not included in the lesson fee. All participants must have valid lift access.

Lesson reservations must be cancelled at least 24 hours before the scheduled lesson start time, or a cancellation fee will be imposed. If you cancel within the 24 hour period and a $100 processing fee will be charged. The cancellation fee may be waived if the lesson is re-booked for an alternate date. You can change or cancel your reservation by calling 888.576.2754 or in person at one of our sales offices. Lessons are non-refundable due to weather.

 

Beaver Run

Beaver Run Map

Peak 8

Peak 8 Map

Village

The Village Map