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Find the Perfect Lesson that's Right For You

Looking to learn the basics, tear up the terrain park, or take your skills to the next level? At Perisher we've got a lesson on offer for every guest. From the youngest skiers and boarders on the mountain to the young-at-heart, there's no better way to improve your skiing and snowboarding than with the Perisher Snowsports School team. Whether you've never seen snow before, or you're looking for someone to show you more of Perisher's 7 mountains peaks and 4 resorts areas we have highly dedicated instructors that are ready to give you an experience of a lifetime on your next snow holiday at Perisher.

 

The Top Reasons to Take a Lesson at Perisher

Relax knowing you're in good hands With a team of over 400 world class, qualified instructors ready to guide you around the mountain and show you how to get the most out of your time on snow!
Improve your skills No matter if you've never skied or snowboarded before or if you're a true expert, there's always more room to sharpen your skills. If you're thinking of pushing it to the next level, our instructors will be there to guide you.
Access more terrain  With more than 100 groomed runs over 1,245ha of skiable terrain, our lessons will teach you the skills you need to confidently explore more of the mountain. If you've been thinking about conquering that hard run, a lesson will show you how.
Lift line priority Take a lesson and jump into the Snowsports School Priority Line, meaning more laps to perfect those turns
Meet new friends Meet new people whilst learning how to ski or snowboard in a group lesson and discover all the coolest places on the mountain. New friends also means more après ski opportunities!
Make the most of your time Everyone – from beginner to expert – can benefit from a lesson, and you'll be spending more time on snow than off with the support of our instructors - meaning that you'll get the most value out of your time at Perisher!

 

What lesson should I take? 

Never had a lesson before? Don't worry; we are here to help you find the perfect lesson to take your skiing and boarding to the next level. Choose between Perisher Valley, Blue Cow or Smiggin Holes for a lesson that is right for you. 

Lesson Options:

Private Lesson
Private
  • Elevate your experience – world-class instructors catering to your individual ski or snowboarding skills
  • Customized learning and personalized attention with a group of up to 5 of your friends or family for a single price - great value for multiple people
  • Ultimate flexibility - select your instructor based on personal preference and requirements
  • Highest certified instructors with the most experience
  • Meet at your preferred location of Perisher Valley, Blue Cow or Smiggin Holes
Adult MAX6
MAX6
  • Maximum of 6 people per instructor
  • 2 Hour lesson duration
  • Smaller groups = quicker results
  • Receive instant, constructive and personalised feedback
  • More mileage, more attention, more value
  • For skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels
  • Available to adults only in Perisher Valley until 9th September 2018
Adult 2 Hour Lesson
Adult group copy
  • Learn how to ski or snowboard quickly with dedicated instructors
  • Build confidence on terrain suitable to you
  • For skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels
  • Lessons available in Perisher Valley (early June & late September only), Smiggin Holes and Blue Cow
Discovery Kids
Disco
  • Develop a lifelong passion for the sport with new skills that will take kids to the next level
  • Full Day program available to 3 to 4 year old children
  • Learn whilst having fun in a safe environment
  • Great program for making new friends while exploring the mountain with child specialist instructors
  • Kids must be toilet trained
  • Available in Perisher Valley for skiers and snowboarders until 28th September 2018
Perisher Kids
Perisher Kids
  • Great program for making new friends, learn whilst having fun in a safe environment
  • Full Day program available to 5 to 14 year old children
  • Explore all the mountain and terrain features with child specialist instructors
  • Create a lifelong passion for the sport with new skills to reach their full potential
  • For skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels
  • Available in Perisher Valley until 28th September 2018
Child 3 Hour Lesson
Child group
  • Gain confidence and progress, refine skills and tackle new and more challenging terrain
  • For 5 to 14 year old children
  • Maximise your child's time on snow with the help of our professional instructors
  • Learn whilst having fun in a safe environment
  • For skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels
  • Lessons available in Perisher Valley 10th September – 7th October
  • Smiggin Holes until 9th September 2018.

 

Looking for childcare? We've got you covered with our Child Care program below:

Child Care
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  • Relax and enjoy your time on snow knowing your child is looked after by our experienced staff
  • For children aged 6 months to 3 years
  • Conveniently located on-snow in the Discovery Kids Centre in Perisher Valley
  • Fun activities, indoor and outdoor play with our friendly staff
  • Would your little one (2+years) like to try skiing? Add a 1 hour Little Stars lesson to the day as part of our child care program. Ski equipment is included. Conditions apply.
  • Available until 28th September 2018
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Not sure of your ability?

Check out our lesson ability levels below to find where you fit:

First Timer

Ability Level: This is your first time on snow. You have never skied or snowboarded before or require assistance to stop.

What Benefits You Can Expect From Your Lesson: You can expect to learn how to safely ride a beginner lift (conveyor or rope tow), make basic turns and control speed.

Beginner

Ability Level: You know the basics. You ride some chairlifts or T-bars and can ski or snowboard but lack confidence on easy terrain.  

What Benefits You Can Expect From Your Lesson: Expand your ability, ride beginner lifts and learn to control speed on green runs with linked smooth, gliding turns.

Intermediate

Ability Level: You can confidently link turns of varying sizes and start to move faster down the hill on green runs.

What Benefits You Can Expect From Your Lesson: Learn new skills and take your turns onto blue terrain. Become more dynamic in your skiing or snowboarding, link your turns on steeper terrain, use a variety of turn shapes and prepare for more challenging terrain.

Advanced

Ability Level: You have mastered every groomed run, you are competent and confidently control your speed. 

What Benefits You Can Expect From Your Lesson: Learn how to carve short, medium and long turns, get off-piste and improve technique and tactics to tackle the steeps, variable conditions, terrain parks or natural terrain features.  

 So what are you waiting for? Get excited for your next snow holiday at Perisher by finding a lesson now!

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