Ski Sapphire Valley
Ski and Snowboard School

Be sure to start your ski or snowboard vacation off right ~ get a lesson from one of the Sapphire Ski Area Instructors and have much more fun!

You must have a lift ticket and equipment in hand before proceeding to the Ski School.

Ski Sapphire does not make advanced reservations. Full rate info below.

Ski School

$ 25 per
  • Minimum 3 / Maximum 7 per Class
  • One Hour

Private Lessons

$ 40 per
  • 1 on 1 ski instruction

  • One Hour

Snow Boarding

$ 30 per
  • Minimum 3 / Maximum 7 per Class
  • One Hour

Private Lessons

$ 45 per
  • 1 on 1 snow boarding instruction 
  • One Hour
Please note: Due to staffing levels and demand for group lessons, private lessons may not be available every day.

Ski Sapphire Valley has a great learning slope with plenty of room, a gentle slope and easy to use 'moving carpet' lift. Please call the base lodge/community center at 828-743-7663 for more information!

Ski School lesson times are: 10AM – 11:15AM – 12:30PM – 1:45PM – 3PM – 4:15 PM *** Times may vary based on group sizes

(Times above are for full day operations. Lessons start one hour after we open and the every 1hour 15minutes thereafter.

Please have all your equipment BEFORE you come to school!

Ages: Group Lessons are available for 5 years and up - - kids age 4 only taught in a PRIVATE ONE ON ONE lesson and subject to instructor availability. (Kids must be at least 4 for the Ski School.)​ 

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