Ski & Ride School

*** Prices and Products for Winter Season 2023/24 will be released later in the fall – please check back. ***

Learn the ropes before you hit the slopes!

Whitefish Mountain Resort’s Ski & Ride School offers lessons and season-long instruction programs for all ages and skill levels. Whether you want to learn the basics, shake off the rust or take your skiing or riding to the next level, we have a plan that’s right for you.

We are a proud member school of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI). Reach us at 406-862-2900, or

First Time Lesson Package

If you’re totally new to snow sports, check out our First Time Lesson Package, which includes two half-day lessons, a two-day lower mountain lift ticket and two days of rentals, plus a Frequent Skier Card once you complete your lessons! Available to guests 7 and older, this is the most fun and affordable way to get started on the slopes. LEARN MORE

Group and private lessons

Whether you prefer one-on-one instruction or thrive in a group setting, you can gain skills and confidence with one of our half- or full-day lessons. LEARN MORE

Seasonal programs

Want more instruction time to hone your skills? Consider one of our age-appropriate seasonal programs, which meet eight times over nine weeks. LEARN MORE

Adaptive lessons

Whitefish Mountain Resort is a proud partner of DREAM Adaptive Recreation, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing outdoor experiences for people with disabilities. With trained staff, volunteer instructors and a wide array of adaptive sporting equipment, DREAM offers personalized lessons and group activities for adults and children as young as 5 years old. LEARN MORE