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Group And Private Lessons

Whether it's your little one getting on skis for the first time or a seasoned snowboarder needing to brush up on their skills, Hotham's Ski and Ride School has a lesson option to suit everyone.


Reasons to take a lesson

You've had your first time lesson, maybe you feel a bit rusty or you just want to get to the next level. The good news is that all group lessons have now been boosted.

  • Lessons have increased to two and a half hours
  • Learn from the best and skip lift lines 
  • Receive more personalised tuition and progress faster as your instructor will have extra time to give individual feedback with lessons capped at a maximum of seven participants

Lesson times

Group lessons run daily from 10am and are available for all zone abilities. An additional group lesson session runs at 1pm however, it is only available for beginner skiers and snowboarders.

Ways to save on group lessons

  • Buy your group lesson online and in advance to save 10% from the counter price
  • Buy multi-day lesson packs to save time and enjoy the flexibility of a rest day. Valid for when you buy four or more lessons

Fast track your on snow skills with a personalised lesson

Whether it's your first time on the snow or you're a seasoned professional, you will always improve with a private coaching session. Our Ski and Ride School instructors are passionate, experienced and offer supportive instructions in a safe learning environment to suit all levels of skiing, snowboarding, telemark and cross country.

Lessons can be taken solo or with friends and family, however all participants must be the same ability. Skiers and snowboarders cannot be in the same lesson and a valid lift pass is required for all lessons. 

What you need to know

  • Private lessons are very popular and we recommend booking in advance by contacting Hotham Ski and Ride School or The Big D for kids lessons
  • Hero pass holders receive 20% off one private lesson per season
  • Any private lesson cancelled within 24-hours of start time will not be refunded
  • Helmets for all skiers and snowboarders are highly recommended

Mighty Mites

Mighty Mites ski program is available for youngsters aged between three and five years old. The program involves small class sizes and utilises extra indoor staff to assist and help maximise your child’s Mighty Mites experience.

Kids Club

Kids Club is the perfect opportunity to make new friends while gaining the maximum benefit from skiing and boarding with our qualified instructors. Perfect for kids between 6 to 14-yrs old.

Burton Riglet

The Burton Riglet program is aimed at getting kids age three to six out on a snowboard having fun. Our Burton Riglet park uses natural features to aid young riders to develop balance on their snowboard and progress towards entering our Kids Club program once they are seven years old. Lessons run for one hour and include Riglet snowboard equipment.

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