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Create your perfect day with a private lesson.



Closed for the Season - Check Back This Fall


Lift tickets, lessons and rentals for the 2024/25 season will become available for booking this fall. Add your email address below to be notified once products are loaded and available for purchase.

Sugar Bowl’s private lessons create an exceptional experience that facilitates learning. Our private lesson instructors are highly trained, experienced and dedicated to providing the best lesson experience possible. A private lesson is the ideal way for individuals & families to create the best opportunity for on-snow success.

Lessons will sell out most weekends and holidays, so to ensure availability, reservations are strongly encouraged. Online reservations are available until two days prior to your lesson date. Within two days, guests are encouraged to call (530) 426-9000, option 3 to check on availability. Day-of, walk-up lessons are available based on instructor availability.

Private lesson rates do not include lift tickets or rentals.

Sugar Bowl does not offer lessons to children under the age of 4 years old. Children must be at least 4 years old on the date of the lesson in order to book the lesson for that date. Maximum of three people total in the lesson.
Morning Private (3 hr)
Starting at
$569
9:00am to 12:00pm
Afternoon Private (3 hr)
Starting at
$529
1:00pm to 4:00pm
All Day Private
Starting at
$899
9:00am to 4:00pm
1-Hour Private
Starting at
$129
9:00 am or 3:00pm

Rates vary based on lesson time and date of lesson. Prices listed are for private lessons with up to three people.

Private lesson rates do not include rentals or lift tickets.


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Parents must sign a release of liability for any minor under the age of 18 who is participating in any lesson program. Forms are completed during the checkout process, but additional forms must be signed in person on the date of your lesson..

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What To Pack
  • Sunscreen - We recommend parents apply sunscreen to their children because our staff is not allowed to.
  • Gloves
  • Goggles/glasses
  • Socks
  • Snow-pants
  • Jackets
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Where to Park & When/Where To Meet

At Sugar Bowl we offer a convenient, dedicated lesson center, in the Judah Base Area. Head to the Snowsports School in the upper Judah Parking lot. EXCLUSIVE: The Sugar Bowl Snowsports School offers convenient, up-front parking for those who book children lessons online in advance on a first-come-first-serve basis.

If getting rentals, plan to arrive at least 1 hour prior to your lesson time (1.5 hours on weekends/holidays). Please arrive to the meeting area at least 15 minutes prior to your lesson.

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