Pre-Ski School Play Center

Pre Ski School Play Center

Children ages 2-4 years old will spend the day with our nurturing coordinators engaged in organized activities, art & crafts, story/nap time and outdoor play.  We provide safe, creative and age appropriate activities designed to encourage children to try new things and discover new experiences.

Let us Care for your little one for either a full day or half day while you enjoy the slopes.  Children will enjoy organized activities, arts & crafts, making new friends, outdoor play (weather permitting) and more!  Our caring and professional coordinators will make your little one’s day unforgettable.

  • Advanced reservations are required
  • No refunds within 72 hours
  • Pre-Ski School is located in the Shavers Center on the main floor

Offered daily December 12th through March 27th, 2016

Morning Half Day – 8:30am – 12:00pm

Afternoon Half Day – 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Full Day – 8:30am – 4:30pm    


Half Day – Pre/Post Season/mid-week $59.00; Holidays/Weekends - $69.00

Full Day – Pre/Post Season/mid-week $99.00; Holidays/Weekends - $109.00

Pre-Ski School’s Intro to Snow is a one hour semi-private lesson taught by one of our knowledgeable ski or snowboard instructors. The purpose of this lesson is to introduce your child to the gear, language and basics of skiing or riding. Your child will have a ton of fun learning all about skiing or riding at their own pace in an environment that allows your child to fall in love with the sport. Children will spend the rest of the day with our caring and nurturing coordinators engaged in organized activities, arts & crafts, story/nap time and much more!

We provide the gear for your child’s first ski or snowboard lesson; this includes boots, skis or board, helmets and goggles for the duration of their lesson.


Pre/Post Season/Midweek - $154; Weekend/Holiday - $164.00

Offered daily December 12th through March 27th, 2016

  • 8:30am-4:30pm (includes lunch, snacks)
  • Rental gear is only provided during the child’s lesson
  • Proper attire is required to participate: snow pants, water-proof jacket and water-proof gloves and warm socks
  • Children typically do not use chair or surface lifts while in a lesson; it is at the discretion of the instructor to decide if the child may ride a surface or chair lift. 
  • Lessons are weather permitting – at the discretion of Pre-Ski Staff
  • Your Child must be WILLING to try skiing or riding.
  • Advanced reservations are required
  • No refunds within 72 hours
  • Pre-Ski School is located in the Shavers Center on the main floor

If one day just isn’t enough fun for your little one, enjoy this 3 day bundle for your bundle of joy. This 3 day midweek special is good for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday programming. Choose from half day, full day or full day w/lesson packages and take advantage of spectacular savings!

Morning Half Day (Tues.-Thurs.) 8:30am-12:00pm
Afternoon Half Day (Tues-Thurs.) 1:00pm- 4:30pm
Full Day (Tues.-Thurs.) 8:30am-4:30pm
Full Day w/Lesson (Tues.-Thurs.) 8:30am-4:30pm

Half Day - $119.00
Full Day - $209.00
Full Day w/lesson - $329.00

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