Ski and Snowboard Lessons


The Berkshire East Snowsports School offers comprehensive lessons for the beginner, intermediate or experts interested in a skiing or snowboarding tune-up.

Group Lessons

Ages 8 and up $35 for up to 1 1/2 hour Day Times: 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM

First Time Package

Save $20 with the purchase of a lift ticket, full rental package and beginner group lesson at 10:30AM or 1:30PM. Price subject to availability.

Private Ski or Snowboard Lesson

Ages 4 and up $90 for first hour ($70 for 9AM Early Bird Lesson) $70 per additional hour $50 per additional person per hour Weekend times: 9AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM & 3PM Midweek times: Call 413.339.6617 x 327 to make a reservation All lessons are subject to instructor availability.

Mountain Adventurers


Mountain Adventurers is for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels between the ages of 7 and 12. This club meets weekends and holiday periods. Kids are grouped by age and ability and each group goes out with one of our trained instructors. Kids who participate in Mountain Adventurers should be able to learn in a group environment.

Lessons are offered in 2 hours blocks – morning and afternoon – with a 1 hour lunch break from 12:00 to 1:00pm for the full day option. Kids in the full-day option will join their parents for lunch. Please check in 30 minutes before your reserved lesson time. If you require rentals, please arrive at least 45 minutes prior. Check in is located at our SnowSports office in the lower level of the Main Lodge. If kid has a seasons pass we will provide a lesson only cost. Please call 413 339 6617 x 327 for lesson only rates.

Full Day | $120 Lift and Lesson 

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Half Day AM | $95 Lift* and Lesson  *incl. full day lift ticket

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Half Day PM | $90 Lift* and Lesson  *incl. half day PM lift ticket

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Children’s Play and Ski
Available weekends & holiday periods:

The Children’s Center offers a combination of indoor and outdoor play.  Outdoor play may include an introductory ski experience for kids ages 2-4. Kids ages 4-6 can participate in a group lesson from 10-12 and/or 1-3. Kids will be grouped by ability. Private lessons can also be arranged by making a reservation in advance. Skiing will begin at 10:00 am and/or 1:00 pm. Children ages 2 and 3 can arrange private ski instruction by making a reservation in advance.  Equipment is provided if needed. The center is supervised by a warm, energetic and mature staff with many years of experience caring for children. We provide a morning and afternoon snack, lunch is available for an additional fee.

Play & Ski All Day Ages 4-6 8:30am to 4:00pm – $130.

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Play & Ski Half Day Ages 4-6 8:30am to 12:30pm or 12:00pm to 4:00pm – $75

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Play Only Full Day Ages 2-6 $100

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Play Only Half Day Ages 2-6 $50

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Play Only Hourly Ages 2-6 $15 hr. Call to Reserve

Lunch Option: Available Lunch Only $10 Call to reserve

Children’s Programs
Mountain Explorers

Learn to ski or ride! Improve your skills! Mt Explorers is the perfect place to do both.

This 8 week club is designed for kids age 7 to 12 from the first time skier or rider to those kids who simply want to explore the mountain and improve their skills.

Mt Explorers will meet for 8 consecutive weeks beginning Sunday January 7, 2018. There will be two sessions again this year: morning and afternoon. The morning session will meet from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and the afternoon session will meet from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Sign up for a full day and save.* Participants will join their families during the lunch break. Kids will remain with the same core group of coaches for the entire session and will be grouped by ability; and because we know that growth can happen at different rates for each individual, coaches will meet and compare notes throughout the weeks.

2018 Dates: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, and 25

Rates:   Lift and Lesson – Early Registration: $290 per session before Dec 3, 2017*

Full Price: $340 per session*

Lesson Only (for the season pass holder) – Early Registration: $250 per session before Dec 3, 2016*

Full Price (Lesson Only): $310 per session*

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Junior Explorers (Ages 4-6)

Jr. Explorers

Is your little one looking for more adventure? Are they skiing all the green trails and beginning to venture down the blue trails? Jr Explorers is the club for them.

This 4 week club is designed for kids age 4 to 6, and will offer two sessions which will meet from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Kids will ski with the same coaches for 4 consecutive weeks building their skills while they explore more of the mountain. This club is meant for kids who are confident skiing the green trails and using the chairlifts (with adult supervision) and who are beginning to venture down the blue trails.

Class begins at 1:00 pm by the SnowSports Lesson sign.

2018 Dates: Session I – Jan 7, 14, 21 and 28               Session II – Feb 4, 11, 18 and 25

Rates: Early Registration: $240 per session* before Dec. 3, 2016

Full Price: $275 per session*

*Register for both sessions at the same time and save $50 on the second session.

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Vacation Clubs

Vacation week is a great time to learn or improve your skiing or riding skills. Consecutive days will allow a beginner skier or rider to build confidence and practice skills. More experienced skiers and riders can challenge themselves on new terrain while under the watchful eye of our team of instructors. Our vacation clubs are open to skiers and riders of all ability levels. Kids will be grouped by age and ability and will remain with the same core group of instructors over the 3 days.

December Club – The dates will be December 27th -December 29th

Vacation Club is open to kids age 7 to 12.

Lessons are from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Kids will join their parents for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00.


3 day Lesson only | $240

3 day Lift Ticket | $90* 

3 day Rental (ski or snowboard) | $75      Helmet | $25

*All participants must have a lift ticket or season pass.


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