Snow School Lessons & Programs
Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard School offers an extensive variety of ski and snowboard lessons for all ages!
For more information visit the Pine Knob Ski School website or call the Ski School at:
(248) 625-0800 Ext. 4
Private Lesson - 1 hour-1 person
Private Lesson Package
$350.00 -- Six lessons for the price of five!
Semi-Private - Each additional learner
$70.00 -- (plus $25.00 for each additional student)
*These prices do not include lift ticket or rental. A valid lift ticket must be presented before the lesson
Private lessons available for all ages, 7 days a week from resort opening until 7pm
Discover Michigan Ski & Snowboard:
The Discover Michigan Program includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment, and a beginner-area lift ticket. The lesson covers basic maneuvering on skis or snowboards, including: stopping, turning, riding the lifts, and getting up from a fall.
To sign up, interested beginners must have a Discover Michigan Skiing Value Voucher. They are available at participating Michigan McDonald’s restaurants and MSIA retail ski stores while quantities last.
Sign up HERE
Student Ski and Snowboard Club
3pm - close, Monday - Friday (excludes holidays)
Age 7 through 12th grade
|Ski & Snowboard Club|
Must join club through your school
Save $10 off Holiday priced lift tickets 12/21/19 - 1/5/20 when you show student card
(Patch Program STRICTLY Enforced)
Click Here for Complete Student Program Details and Guidelines *coming soon*
Click Here for Rental Disclaimer *coming soon*
Student Patch SKI Program
To participate in the student program you must have a student ski I.D. card. The card allows students to ski at reduced rates Monday-Friday from 3pm-close (non holiday). There are two lesson tickets attached to the ski I.D. card. Additional lesson tickets may be purchased at the ski school desk as needed.
The student ski program consists of seven lessons. Lessons are about 50 minutes long and start on the hour at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. (Early in the season and late in the season we may not offer a 5pm or a 7pm lesson if there is little or no demand). Please make sure beginners take their lesson at first available time.
Student Patch SNOWBOARD Program
The Mt. Holly and Pine Knob snowboard patch program is similar to the ski program but snowboarders have their own patches and will not be allowed on the lifts or hills with skier patches (for safety reasons).
To participate in the student program you must have a student snowboard I.D. card. The card allows students to snowboard at reduced rates Monday-Friday from 3pm-close (non holiday). There is one lesson ticket attached to the card. Additional lesson tickets may be purchased at the ski school desk as needed.
The student snowboard program consists of four lessons. Lessons are about 50 minutes long and start on the hour at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. (Early in the season and late in the season we may not offer a 5pm or a 7pm lesson if there is little or no demand). Please make sure beginners take their lesson at first available time.
The Pine Knob Ski School offers a wonderful Kindersparks Ski & Snowboard lesson package for beginner skiers & boarders ages 5-10.
- Kindersparks runs on Saturdays & Sundays.
- Lessons are on the beginner area trails only
- Kindersparks is a group lesson from 1:30-3:00pm
|Beginner Area Lift Ticker||$22|
**Kindersparkers must register before 12:30pm at the Ski School Desk
Thunderbolt Training Centers offers ski race training for young skiers. This program will improve your overall skiing ability as well as prepare you to become a serious racer.
Our program includes balance development, gate drills, course tactics, starts & finishes, slalom and giant slalom training, plus individual and video analysis. All training is implemented using the U.S. Ski Team training standards.
Thunderbolt Holiday Race Camp
Our Holiday Race Camp is designed to provide the serious racer, as well as the recreational skier, the opportunity for extensive early season gate training and coaching.
Area of concentration include:
- Ski improvement
- Balance development
- Timed runs/race day prep
- Course tactics in both slalom and GS
- Video analysis
|Holiday Race Camp||$450 (plus lift ticket)||December 27th thru 31st (5 days!)||10am - 3pm daily|
Thunderbolt Junior Development Racing Program
This six week racing program will begin the first full week of January. This is our base level of commitment for skiers of all abilities and race experience.
Racers will be grouped by age, ski ability and race experience. We will work on free skiing drills each week for 45 minutes and then be in the gates using gate drills and full courses. We will start with Giant Slalom (larger turns) on week one and alternate between slalom (short turns) and giant slalom.