Private Lessons

Private Lessons are currently sold out for the following dates: 3/7, 3/9, 3/11, 3/14, 3/15 3/20, 3/25.  Visit the Ski School Desk upon your arrival at the resort to get on a waitlist for potential openings. Email us at [email protected] for inquiries, and we will make all efforts to respond within 72 hours. We genuinely appreciate your patience as we work to ensure all guests have a positive experience.

2021/2022 Private Lesson Rates

Private lessons do not include lift tickets or rentals.


Lesson Start


2-Hour Private 9am, 10am or 1pm $290 for 1-2 participants
3-Hour Private 9am or 1pm $455 for 1-5 participants
5-Hour Private 9am or 10am $650 for 1-5 participants

Private Instruction

Get the most out of your time on the mountain with an instructor dedicated to improving your skills! Private Lessons are the best way to improve on-snow performance. Private Lessons offer:

  • Express lift access
  • Customized lessons for your skill level
  • Personalized feedback and guidance
  • The ability to learn at a pace comfortable to you
  • Up to 5 students per instructor

Can My Family Join for a Private Lesson?

YES! Share a lesson with up to 5 of your friends and family for personalized skiing or snowboarding instruction. Everyone must be on the same equipment and we highly recommend groups of similar age and ability.

Lesson Information

  • Valid lift access is required during the lesson. Private lessons do not include lift tickets or rentals.
  • Registering at least 72 hours in advance is highly recommended. Lesson availability is limited.
  • For more information check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email [email protected].
  • Gratuities for Instructors are not a requirement, but an appropriate and appreciated gesture.

Meeting Place

When: 10 minutes prior to your lesson start time.

Where: For private lessons, please proceed to the Base Area and meet your instructor at the private lessons sign located between lifts 1 and 4.

If You Need Rental Equipment: Please plan on an extra 30 minutes to 1 hour to get fitted and to get to the meeting place on time.

What to Bring

  • Clothing and gear appropriate for conditions: neck gaiter, goggles, snow pants, and non-fleece mittens or gloves.
  • Helmets are required for ages 12 and under and are strongly recommended for everyone else. 
  • Lip balm, sunblock, hand warmers for cold days.
  • Water and snacks.

Cancellation Policy

Within 48 hours of the lesson purchase, you are eligible for a 100% refund paid to the payment device used to purchase your lesson. Lessons are not refundable or transferable on the date valid. Cancellations and refunds must be made by emailing [email protected].

Learn More

Questions? Visit our FAQ page. For more information about Purgatory Ski & Snowboard School, email [email protected].