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Learn to Ski or Snowboard

Snowsports School is CLOSED for the 23/24 season. Thanks for a great winter, we can't to ski with you next year!

The Snowsports School at Cannon Mountain is located slope side in the Brookside Learning Center adjacent to the Peabody Base Lodge in the main base area off exit 34C. We are a PSIA/AASI member school with well-trained and enthusiastic instructors. We offer ski and snowboard lessons for all ability levels for anyone ages 3 and older.

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KIDS GROUP LESSON PROGRAM

For ages 5-14

Kids Group Lessons provides the attention and skills needed for children. Taught by enthusiastic, well qualified instructors, the main intent is to introduce or further skiing skills in an environment children can have fun in. These classes are designed for any level of skier from first time through advanced. Walk in's will be accommodated according to availability.

Kids Group Lessons including Rental and Lift Ticket

  • Morning Lesson: 9:30am to 12:00pm (check in at 9am)
  • Afternoon Lesson: 1:00pm to 3:30pm (check in at 12:30pm)
  • Total Cost: $194
  • Cost includes lesson lift ticket and rentals. Rentals must be ordered separately.
  • If you are renting equipment, please show up 1/2 hour before time for the lesson to start so you can be to the lesson on time. If you are late, you may be asked to reschedule.

Kids Group Lessons including Lift Ticket

  • Morning Lesson: 9:30am to 12:00pm (check in at 9am)
  • Afternoon Lesson: 1:00pm to 3:30pm (check in at 12:30pm)
  • Cost: $150
  • Cost includes lesson and lift ticket.

Kids Group Lessons for Season Passholders

  • Morning Lesson: 9:30am to 12:00pm (check in at 9am)
  • Afternoon Lesson: 1:00pm to 3:30pm (check in at 12:30pm)
  • Cost: $99
  • Cost includes lesson only
  • The person taking the lesson must be the season pass holder.


ADULT FIRST TIME PACKAGES

Lessons for ages 13+

  • 9:00am - 10:30am
  • 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Cost: $165

Everything you need to start skiing or snowboarding is included in this lesson for the person that has never tried the sport. Rentals, Novice lift ticket and one and a half hours of instruction are included.

Available for first time skiers or snowboarders only and can only be booked once per guest. Everything you need to start skiing or riding is included in this lesson. Participants will learn the basics on a flat to slightly pitched slope. Most groups will advance to a point that they will take a run down the hill and ride the chairlift.

*Reservations highly recommended. Day tickets and rentals are included. Walk-ins will only be accommodated upon instructor availability.

*If you are renting equipment, please show up 1 to 1.5 hours before time for the lesson to start so you can be to the lesson on time. If you are late, you may be asked to reschedule.

*Make sure you choose the right option and package. There will be an option for skiing and an option for snowboarding.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private Ski or Snowboard Lessons for ages 5+

  • 9:00am - 10:30am
  • 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • 1:00am - 2:30pm
  • Cost: $199

Available for up to 6 participants with similar age and ability level with no more than 2 participants under the age of 7. Special requests can only be accommodated 48 hours in advance, including instructor requests.

Private Ski Lessons for ages 3 & 4

  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Cost: $150

Available for children 3 and 4 years of age. No more than 2 participants with similar age and ability level. Parent must be available to assist for children 5 and younger (must be potty trained).


For all lessons except First Timer Package:

Price includes lesson only, and you must also reserve a lift ticket in advance. If you need equipment, please go to the rental page for purchase. You will need to plan on a pickup time that allows you to make it to your lesson on time (allow a minimum one hour prior to lesson time)

Upon completion of your purchases you will check in at Notchview Guest Services, pickup your rental equipment in the Peabody Lodge if needed and then meet your instructor next to the Peabody Quad Chairlift in the main base area at your reserved time.

We now require online reservations. For further information please contact Cannon Snowsports (603) 823-8800 x787. In the event that we sell out on any given day, we will happily put you on a waiting list. Cancellation Policy: If you cancel 48 hours prior to the date of your reservation, you will not be charged. Cancelation requests during the 48-hour period will not be accepted. If you fail to show you will be charged in full.

Cannon Mountain Junior Development Program

Cannon Mountain's Junior Development Program is designed for kids ages 3-14 who want to ski with the same coach and kids all season long. Groups will be split up by age and ability level. The program caters to a wide variety of abilities from first timers who just want to cruise down groomers to more experienced riders who want to learn to zip through moguls or explore the glades.

Participants can choose to sign up for Saturday or Sunday programs, or both. The programs will run from December 16 to March 24. Additionally, Junior Development participants will receive a 50% discount on group lessons during holiday periods.**

Saturday Program - 14 instruction days running from December 16 - March 23 (excluding Dec. 23) for $599.
Sunday Program - 14 instruction days running from December 17 - March 24 (excluding Dec. 24) for $599.
3-4 year old - Receive a 1.5-hour lesson with small, focused groups of 2-3 kids per instructor. You can choose from one (1) of the following start times, 9:00am or 11:00am.
5-7 year old - Receive a 2-hour lesson with 3-4 kids per instructor. You can choose from one (1) of the following start times, 9:00am or 12:00pm.
8-14 year old - Receive a 3-hour lesson with 8-10 kids per instructor. The start time for this program is 9:00am.

**Dec. 23-24, Dec. 27-29, Jan. 15, Feb. 19-23, Feb. 26-Mar. 1.

How to Register:
1) Select the Saturday or Sunday Program.
2) Choose your age group and time. Then, select how many students you wish to enroll in that category. If you have to add multiple kids in different age groups, you will add them to the cart individually and continue shopping. If you wish to enroll in both the Saturday and Sunday programs, you will have to add them to the cart individually and continue shopping.
3) You will need to assign the programs to each kid and fill out the questionnaire to ensure they are put with the appropriate group. Once all guests are assigned, hit continue.
4) Fill out the liability waivers and proceed through the check-out process.

If you have any questions or are looking to inquire about additional availability, please call Snowsports at 603-823-7722 x787.

Junior Development is sold out for the 2023-2024 season!