How to Prepare for Your Lesson

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Find details on where to go, when to arrive, and what to expect from your lesson.

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Drop Off and Pick Up Information

Check-in takes place at the Group Lesson Center, located slopeside on the Promenade at Beaver Creek Village between the Haymeadow Express Gondola 1 and the Centennial Express Lift 6.

View our Base Area Map to assist you

The check-in process follows the steps below. Note that if you arrive late for a group lesson and cannot complete check-in prior to the lesson start time, we may not be able to accommodate you in a lesson for that day.

Step 1:
Equipment
  • If you or your child are picking up rental gear, arrive 60 minutes early.
  • We strongly recommend that you get fitted for your equipment the day before.
Step 2:
Lift Tickets
  • All lessons require a valid lift ticket or season pass to participate.
  • If needed, you can pick up pre-purchased lift tickets or request a pass reprint at this time.
Step 3:
Lesson Check-In
  • Please check-in at least 30 minutes before your child's lesson start time.
  • Once you have checked-in your child and they have all of their equipment for the day, you will be directed to a lesson start location based on their age to connect them with their instructor.

LESSON AND PICK-UP TIMES:

  • Ages 3-4 Half Day: 9:30am Start | 12pm Pick-Up
  • Ages 3-6 Full Day Half Day: 9:45am Start | 3pm Pick-Up
  • Ages 7-15 Full Day: 9:30am Start | 3:30pm Pick-Up

All ages will be picked up on the snow adjacent to the Group Lesson Ski and Snowboard Center. All pick up security processes must be followed.

 

Arrival Information

Check-in takes place at the Group Lesson Center, located slopeside on the Promenade at Beaver Creek Village between the Haymeadow Express Gondola 1 and the Centennial Express Lift 6.

View our Base Area Map to assist you

The check-in process follows the steps below. Note that if you arrive late for a group lesson and cannot complete check-in prior to the lesson start time, we may not be able to accommodate you in a lesson for that day.

Step 1:
Equipment
  • If you have bundled rental gear with your lesson, you can pick this up at Beaver Creek Sports in Beaver Creek Village.
  • Plan to arrive 60 minutes early for proper fitting.
  • We strongly recommend that you get fitted for your equipment the day before.
Step 2:
Lift Tickets
  • All lessons require a valid lift ticket or season pass to participate.
  • If you have bundled a lift ticket with your lesson, you will receive this at check-in.If needed, you can request a ticket or pass reprint at this time.
Step 3:
Lesson Check-In
  • Please check-in at least 30 minutes before your lesson start time.
  • Group lessons start on snow adjacent to the Powder 8 CafĂ© located slopeside on the Promenade.

LESSON TIMES:

  • Full Day: 10:00am - 3:30pm
  • Half Day AM: 10:00am - 12:30pm
  • Full Day PM: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
 

Arrival Information

Private Lesson locations vary depending on ability level and the location selected at the tim eof booking. Want to see a Private Lesson representative in person? Come and see us at the Private Lesson Center located in Beaver Creek Village on the Promenade next to Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea CO.

View our Base Area Map to assist you

The check-in process follows the steps below:

Step 1:
Equipment
  • If you are renting ski or snowboard equipment, please arrive 60 minutes early for proper fitting.
  • We strongly recommend that you get fitted for your equipment the day before.
Step 2:
Lift Tickets
  • All lessons require a valid lift ticket or season pass to participate.
Step 3:
Lesson Check-In
  • Please check-in at least 30 minutes before your lesson start time at your selected location.
    • Haymeadow - Beginners: Beaver Creek Village at the base of Haymeadow Express Gondola 1
    • Centennial - Intermediate/Advanced Skiers and Riders: Beaver Creek Village at the base of Centennial Express Lift 6.
    • Bachelor Gulch: The Ritz Carlton Outdoor Patio. No first-time or beginner lessons from this location.

LESSON TIMES:

  • Full Day: 9:00am - 3:30pm
  • Half Day AM: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Full Day PM: 1:00pm - 4:00pm