Children’s Programs

Get ready to have fun!

Reservations are recommended for Snowsports Lessons.   Be sure to make your Kids Club lesson reservation when the season begins at the end of 2016.
Please give us a call at  (209) 965-3474 with additional questions or send an email to info@dodgeridge.com.

Reservations:

  • Reservations are available by phone (209) 965-3474 between 8am – 5pm everyday during the season or made in-person at Dodge Ridge Guest Services.
  • Same day lesson reservations are not available by phone or online and are only available on a first come first served basis in person from Guest Services in the Family Lodge.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your lesson reservation to allow for lesson check-in and instructor assignment. Please note, on weekends and holidays we highly recommend arriving at least 45 minutes prior to your lesson reservation.  To reserve your Intro to Snow Lesson now, please call (209) 965-3474.

Remember to pack goggles/sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves/mittens, two (2) pairs of warm socks, snow pants & jacket.

All prices subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Lessons available every day to close of the season. Advanced reservations recommended.

Intro

Intro to Snow – Ski + Ride Lesson Program (Ages 2-5)

$TBD – includes a 2 hour, one on one instruction, lift ticket, rental equipment and helmet

Program Details: Reservations are highly recommended prior to your visit!

  • Available daily, on the hour, anytime between 9am-2pm.
  • An introduction to snow with a caring and qualified instructor.
  • Learning is customized to pique your child’s interest.
  • Always recommended to introduce 2 & 3 year olds to skiing + riding.
  • Recommended to introduce 4 & 5 year olds who are 1st or 2nd timers seeking one on one instruction.
  • Intro to Snow Ski & Intro to Snow Ride are available daily starting on the hour. (Lesson Reservation Examples:  9a-11a, 10a-12p,  11a-1p,  etc)

 

Kinder

Kinder Ski + Ride Lesson Program (Ages 4 – 5)

Kids Club Single Day Lessons are not available for purchase at the moment.  Please give us a call at (209) 965-3474 for info. Book your Kinder Ski or Ride lesson online. Available weekend and holiday lesson dates coming soon.

$TBD – includes a 5 hour premium lesson program from 9:30am to 2:30pm. A maximum class ratio of 3 children to 1 instructor, a lift ticket, rental equipment, helmet, lunch & snacks!

Program Details:

  • A playful and gentle beginning to skiing + riding elementary skills.
  • Instruction will begin inside our specially designed Kinder Room followed by outdoor activities in our Children’s Learning Area.
  • Recommended for 1st or 2nd timers who are ready to learn in a small class setting of no more than three children.
  • We strongly recommend this program for 4 year olds in levels 1 & 2.

 

Kids_Club

Kids Club Lesson Program (Ages 4-12)

Kids Club Single Day Lessons are not available for purchase at the moment.  Please give us a call at (209) 965-3474 for info.
Kids Club Season Long Membership are not available for purchase at the moment. Please give us a call at (209) 965-3474.

$TBD full day lesson includes 6 hour lesson, lift ticket, rental equipment, helmet, lunch & snacks

$TBD half day afternoon lesson includes 2.5 hour lesson, lift ticket, rental equipment, helmet and snacks

$TBD season long membership includes unlimited access to our kids club program and unlimited season pass; each pass is specific to either skiing or snowboarding for the 2015/16 season

Program Details:

  • Available daily
  • Please account for Check-in & Fitting Times to get the best possible experience for your child:
    • Full Day Lesson Check-in & Fitting 8:30a (please incorporate this detail into your lesson plans)
      Full Day Lesson Instruction 9:30a – 3:30p
    • Half Day Check-in & Fitting 12:30p (please incorporate this detail into your lesson plans)
      Half Day Lesson Instruction 1 – 3:30p
  • Recommended for children who are ready for skill development in a fun group environment
  • Class sizes are determined by age & ability
  • Age groups:
    • 4-5
    • 6-8
    • 9-12
  • Class sizes:
    • Ages 4-5 typically 4-5 children* per class
    • ages 6-8 & 9-12 typically 6-8 children* per class
      * We are diligent in maintaining these class sizes, though from time to time we may exceed these numbers due to peak visit days. 

 

Re-Scheduling and Cancellation Policy

All Snowsports Lesson Programs are non-refundable and are unable to be cancelled.
Lesson dates may be rescheduled to an alternate date in the following situations:

  • Private Lessons (private lessons and Intro to Snow) may be re-scheduled if done so prior to 48 hours before your lesson.
    If within the 48 hour time-frame, private lessons may not be re-scheduled.
  • Group Lessons (Kids Club, Kinder-Ski+Ride, Adult/Teen Group Lessons) may be re-scheduled if done so prior to 4pm the day before your lesson date.
    Group lessons may not be rescheduled the day of  your lesson.

Notice:

  • On day’s with low attendance, if your child is the only student for an All Day Children’s Lesson, your child will receive a morning half day lesson at the cost of $124 and lunch (9:30a – 12:30p), not the full day as described above because this is now a 3 hour private lesson.
  • Kids Club season long members only receive one lesson per day per member.
  • Kids Club season long members are required to register each day the child participates in lessons.
Remember to pack goggles/sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves/mittens, two (2) pairs of warm socks, snow pants & jacket.

All prices subject to change without notice. All sales are final. Lessons available every day to close of the season. Advanced reservations recommended.