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Kids’ Lessons

Ages 3-14, Skiing and Snowboarding

Kids' class lessons run from November 18, 2017 - April 29, 2018. Looking for a lesson before November 18? Check out our Value Season lesson pricing here.

Our Kids Lessons are designed to foster a child's love of skiing or riding and the mountains. Arapahoe Basin's instructors help kids develop lifelong snowsports skills in an intimate class lesson program.

  • Small class sizes. No more than 4 students for pre-school-aged kids
  • ALL ABILITY LEVELS ARE WELCOME!
  • All kids' class lessons include a lift ticket
  • Price does not include rentals. Rental equipment is available on-site in the Kids Center. You can view our kids' rental packages here.
  • RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED for all lessons. Book your lesson online or call 888-ARAPAHOE (272-7246).

Lesson Type Time Pricing Register
Kids Full Day (5.5 hrs)
Includes lunch & lift ticket

9:55 a.m.-3:30 p.m.*

$160 Buy Now
Kids Half Day (2.5 hrs)
Includes lift ticket

9:55 a.m.-12:30 p.m.*
1:15 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

$135 Buy Now
* Drop-off for all morning lessons begins at 8:00 a.m. Afternoon lesson drop-off begins at 1:00 p.m.

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Kids' Programs 2017-18

Our multi-week kids’ programs will transform your child’s skills on the mountain at his or her own pace. Groups are divided by age and ability level, and students remain with the same instructor for the duration of the program. Click on the options below to see which program best fits your kid! Buy now! These programs fill up fast!

  • Program does not include lift ticket or rentals; you can purchase a discounted lift ticket online here before heading to the mountain! 
  • Enrollment is limited and advance reservations are required.
  • Cancellations: Ten days prior to start of session for a full refund; within ten days for a 50% refund; day of or after the start of the session, no refund.

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  • Discounted A-Basin Kids Club season pass

    Purchase a discounted A-Basin Child Season Pass for just $100 for each participant (age 6-14 only) in Kids Club Arapahoe, Li'l Kids Club and Xtreme Teen. The pass has NO blackout dates. Add this discounted child A-Basin season pass when you purchase your Snowsports program.

    Kids Club Arapahoe Saturdays

    Kids kindergarten through 5th grade work with instructors on skill development, adventure, and mountain safety. This fun learning environment allows kids to work with the same instructor for each four-week session.

    • For BOTH skiers and snowboarders
    • Sessions meet from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Includes lunch.
    • Price does not include lift ticket or rental; you may purchase a discounted child's A-Basin Season Pass for $100 (ages 6-14 only).
    Kids Club Arapahoe Dates Pricing Register
    KCA 4 Session 1 January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 2018 $425 Buy Now
    KCA 4 Session 2 February 10, 17, 24; March 3, 2018 $425 Buy Now
    KCA 8 both sessions All above dates $699 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in multi-week snowsports program

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    Kids Club Arapahoe Sundays

    The same multi-week instruction as Saturday Kids Club Arapahoe, but for a shorter duration on Sunday mornings. Designed for kids who are in school (K-5th grade).

    • For BOTH skiers and snowboarders
    • Sessions meet from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    • Price does not include lunch, lift ticket or rental; you may purchase a discounted child's A-Basin Season Pass for $100 (ages 6-14 only).
    Kids Club Sundays Dates Pricing Register
    KCA 4 Session 1 January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 2018 $335 Buy Now
    KCA 4 Session 2 February 11, 18, 25; March 4, 2018 $335 Buy Now
    KCA 8 both sessions All above dates $565 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in multi-week snowsports program

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    Li'l Kids Club Saturdays

    Preschoolers work with instructors on skill development and mountain safety. Kids hone their sense of adventure with the same instructor over the four-week period. Each session is limited to 80 students.

    • For children ages 3 through 5 (pre-school)
    • For SKIERS and SNOWBOARDERS
    • Sessions meet from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Price does notinclude lunch, lift ticket or rental; you may purchase a discounted child's A-Basin Season Pass for $100 (ages 6-14 only). Kids age 5 and under can get a FREE season pass at the mountain with proof of age (e.g. birth certificate).
    Li'l Kids Club Dates Pricing Register
    LKC 4 Session 1 January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 2018 $335 Buy Now
    LKC 4 Session 2 February 10, 17, 24; March 3, 2018 $335 Buy Now
    LKC 8 both sessions All above dates $565 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in multi-week snowsports program

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    Li'l Kids Club Sundays

    Preschoolers work with instructors on skill development and mountain safety. Kids hone their sense of adventure with the same instructor over the four-week period. Each session is limited to 80 students.

    • For children ages 3 through 5 (pre-school)
    • For SKIERS and SNOWBOARDERS
    • Sessions meet from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Price does not include lunch, lift ticket or rental; you may purchase a discounted child's A-Basin Season Pass for $100. Kids age 5 and under can get a FREE season pass at the mountain with proof of age (e.g. birth certificate).
    Li'l Kids Club Dates Pricing Register
    LKC 4 Session 1 January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 2018 $335 Buy Now
    LKC 4 Session 2 February 11, 18, 25; March 4, 2018 $335 Buy Now
    LKC 8 Both sessions All above dates $565 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in multi-week snowsports program

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    XTreme Teen Saturdays

    A multi-week Saturday program that challenges your middle schooler's adventurous spirit! Classes focus on exploring steeps, chutes, trees, bumps, powder, and the terrain park. Groups are matched by similar abilities with the same instructor each day.

    • For kids in 6th through 9th grades
    • For SKIERS only
    • Sessions meet from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Includes lunch!
    • Price does not include lift ticket or rental; you may purchase a discounted child's A-Basin Season Pass for $100 (ages 6-14 only).
    XTreme Teen Dates Pricing Register
    XTT 4 Session 1 January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 2018 $425 Buy Now
    XTT 4 Session 2 February 10, 17, 24; March 3, 2018 $425 Buy Now
    XTT 8 both sessions All above dates $699 Buy Now
    *Discounts available for additional child in multi-week snowsports program

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    Basin Breakin’

    During winter break in February, let your kids rip, ride, and relax with the Arapahoe Basin Snowsports School! Join us for four days of fun, or drop-in for just one or two. It's a great opportunity for your kids to hang out with friends and get some time on the slopes.

    • For kids in kindergarten through 6th grade
    • For BOTH skiers & snowboarders
    • Sessions meet at 8:00 a.m., pick up at 4:00 p.m.
    • Includes lunch!
    • Price does not include lift ticket or rental; you can purchase a discounted lift ticket online in advance here. Kids age 5 and under can get a FREE season pass at the mountain with proof of age (e.g. birth certificate).
    Basin Breakin' Dates Price Register
    Session 1 February 12, 13, 14, 15, 2018 (winter break) $335 Buy Now
    Drop-in (any day) Any above date $145 n/a
    *Discounts available for additional child in multi-week snowsports program

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