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Snowsport Lessons

Escape the city and explore all that Mt Baw Baw Alpine Village has to offer

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The Mt Baw Baw Snowsports Team is here to help you learn and improve. To make the most of your snow holiday, it is a good idea to take a lesson before you hit the slopes (adult and children’s beginners, intermediate or advanced programs).

Our team of internationally qualified and experienced instructors will ensure that you have a safe and fun learning experience to suit your skills, ability and goals. 

LESSONS AVAILABLE 06 JUNE – 31 AUGUST 2016

 

LESSONS: WHICH LEVEL ARE YOU?

Level 1 (beginners)

Designed for those who have never skied or snowboarded before.

Focus: basic balancing skills, stopping, basic turning, safe lift usage and mountain safety.

Level 2 (lower intermediate)

Have skied/ snowboarded before. Can use the lifts safely.

Skiers: Can snow plough with control on a green. Starting to turn.

Snowboarders: Can control rate of descent and direction via sideslipping. Starting to turn.

Level 3 (upper intermediate)

Skiers: Can ski most runs in control. Starting to parallel turn.

Snowboarders: Must have confident skills in turning both heel and toe side on all green runs.

Level 4 (advanced)

Skiers/ snowboarders can confidently ride the whole mountain (with control). Learn how to ski and snowboard on various terrain, build on some tricks in the park, learn how to carve, or simply fine-tune your skills to the highest level.

Still unsure which level you are? Ask our Snowsports staff to advise you about what level you might be.

 

Kids Club

Kids Club is a fantastic starting point for your child's first ski or snowboarding experience. Our instructors will guide your child through a progressive program focused on establishing skill and technique in a friendly, fun environment.

 

Child (7 -13 yrs)

3 hour + Lift

6 hour + Lift *

Ski OR Snowboard

$119

$145

 

Froglets 

Froglets is a perfect starting point for children between 4-6 to experience skiing for the first time. The program is focused on delivering a fun and friendly environment for your child to expeience snow and skiing. 

 

Froglet 4-6 years

3 hour

6 hour

Ski Only

$83

 

$129

 

 

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Please note there is a 48 hour cut off time for booking snow sports lessons online. If you wish to book a lesson in the next 48 hours, please call 03 5165 1136 or email snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

 

Prices are per day. Lessons will run for half the time when there are less than 3 participants. All lessons are subject to availability and we strongly recommend pre-booking. Snowboarding group lessons not available under 7 years, 3 year olds must book private lessons. Please arrive at your lesson on time. Guests that arrive late to Group Lessons may be refused entry into that lesson slot. Guests may be able to reschedule for later in the day (subject to availability). Snow play is included in Child Group Lessons to familiarize them with their instructors and fellow children. Max 6 children in Froglets lesson, Max 10 children in Child Ski or Snowboard lessons (7-13 years).

* Includes Lunch.

If you have a child, whom you think may benefit from learning to ski or ride with an instructor trained to teach individuals with additional needs, please contact the Snowsports School to discuss our Adaptive Program by calling 03 5165 1136 or emailing snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

 

 

Private Lessons

If you want to learn or improve quickly then a Private Lesson is the way to go!

These lessons are great because you have the instructor all to yourself allowing them to tailor the lesson to your desired goals and specific areas of interest.

 


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         1 Hour                2 Hour        
Private Lessons                                      $125 $225



Please note there is a 48 hour cut off time for booking snow sports lessons online. If you wish to book a lesson in the next 48 hours, please call 03 5165 1136 or email snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

Lessons are available daily and are subject to availability therefore we strongly recommend that you pre-book to avoid disappointment. A valid lift pass is required. Additional family/friends are $30 / payable at Snowsports. Max of 4 people in a Private Lesson.

 

Adult Group Lessons

Our 2 hour long Adult Group Lessons cater to all abilities for both skiers and snowboarders. Brush up or learn new skills in a social, fun, intimidation free environment.

 

2hr Lesson + Lift Ticket

Adult (14yrs +)

$105


*All lessons are subject to availability, we strongly recommend pre-booking for all lessons. Lesson operates for half time for 2 people or less. Helmets are compulsory for children 15 yrs and under in lessons, and all guests in Race Training and Freestyle lessons. A valid lift pass is required. Please arrive at your lesson on-time. Guests that arrive late to Group Lessons may have to wait for the next available time slot so as not to delay the learning progress for those participating in the lesson. Guests may be able to reschedule for later in the day (subject to availability). Lessons are available during the declared snow season (June – late August).

BOOK NOW

Please note there is a 48 hour cut off time for booking snow sports lessons online. If you wish to book a lesson in the next 48 hours, please call 03 5165 1136 or email snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

 

Cross-Country Lessons

Cross-country skiing is an exhilarating way to explore Mt Baw Baw, with over 10 kilometres of ski trails winding around the Village there is a trail to suit all abilities from beginner to advanced.

 

Adult

Child

1 hour lesson

$56

$34

All lessons are subject to availability and we strongly recommend pre-booking. Please arrive at your lesson on-time. Guests that arrive late to Group Lessons may have to wait for the next available time slot so as not to delay the learning progress for those participating in the lesson. Guests may be able to reschedule for later in the day (subject to availability). Lessons are available during the declared snow season (June – late August). Max 6 people per lesson.

BOOK NOW

Please note there is a 48 hour cut off time for booking snow sports lessons online. If you wish to book a lesson in the next 48 hours, please call 03 5165 1136 or email snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

 

Disability Snowsports – Mt Baw Baw Adaptive Program

 We are in the process of developing the adaptive ski program to enable individuals with physical, sensory and learning difficulties to learn to ski and have fun in the snow! Please contact our friendly staff for more details about our current program and lesson packages available and to discuss your speciifc need. 

Mt Baw Baw recommends helmets, and they are compulsory for children under 16 years. Helmets are available free of charge (deposit required).

Contact our Snowsports reservation staff for further details and to book on (03) 5165 1136  or at snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

Please note there is a 15 minute cut off time for snow sports lessons, if you are over 15 minutes late you will be moved to the next available lesson (please note this may not be on the same day)
If you have purchased a lift and lesson,  and you are moved to a new lesson on a different day, the lift pass you have will not be replaced or valid on the new lesson day. 
 

 

 

Hours

Our Snowsports Lessons are offered daily through the winter season, an example of the lesson start times are listed below.

Daily Lesson Time    

Descriptions               
9:30am Private Lessons
9:30am - 12:30pm Child Group Lessons (Kids Club)
9:30am - 11:30am Adult Group Lessons
10:30am Private Lessons
11:30am - 1:30pm Adult Group Lessons
11:30am Private Lessons
12:30pm Private Lessons (1 hour private lessons only)
1:00pm - 4:00pm Child Group Lessons (Kids Club)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Adult Group Lessons
2:00pm Private Lessons
3:00pm Private Lessons

All Group lessons will run for half the time when there is 2 participant in the class.

Please contact the Snowsports Office on (03) 5165 1136 or email snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au for available lesson times.

 
Please note there is a 15 minute cut off time for snow sports lessons, if you are over 15 minutes late you will be moved to the next available lesson (please note this may not be on the same day)
If you have purchased a lift and lesson,  and you are moved to a new lesson on a different day, the lift pass you have will not be replaced or valid on the new lesson day. 
 

Tickets

You can purchase your snowsport lessons online by visiting the 'Book' page. Please note that the you can identify your preferred lesson day, upon payment and compeletion of your Itinerary or your booking a member of our Snowsports Team will be in contact with you to determine your lesson needs and to confirm your lesson time.

Please note there is a 48 hour cut off time for booking snow sports lessons online. If you wish to book a lesson in the next 48 hours, please call 03 5165 1136 or email snowsports@mountbawbaw.com.au

 

Please note there is a 15 minute cut off time for snow sports lessons, if you are over 15 minutes late you will be moved to the next available lesson (please note this may not be on the same day)
If you have purchased a lift and lesson,  and you are moved to a new lesson on a different day, the lift pass you have will not be replaced or valid on the new lesson day. 
 

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