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The Online Store Is NOw Open.  Purchase your lessons beginning one (1) week prior to the date of your arrival.

Ages 4-5.

Terry Peak ski resort offers skiing lessons for four and five-year-olds – an age group we call our “Sno Puppies.”
Online reservations will guarantee your lesson space.  Online lessons can be booked seven (7) days prior to the arrival date. Walk-ins are based on availability only!
For your convenience, you can purchase lesson packages lift tickets & rentals for your entire group online.
For more information, complete our contact us form or call 605-584-2165.

Sno Puppies Lesson Options and Rates

Single Session Sno Puppie $99 Includes One 2-Hour Indoor/Outdoor Play Session, Equipment Rental with Helmet, and a Lift Ticket (equipment & ticket good for the day). Walk-ins welcome, based on availiblity.
  • Once the lesson is over, children need to be picked up promptly at 12:00 or 3:00.
  • Late arrivals will not be allowed to join the lesson group once it has started.
  • NO REFUNDS for late arrivals or no-shows.

Additional Information

  • The Sno Puppie program is for skiers only.
  • Helmets are complimentary for the duration of the day. Visit Lids On Kids.
  • The package includes a two-hour indoor/outdoor play session, equipment, and a lift ticket.
  • All Sno Puppies must be completely potty trained.
  • All lessons & registration begins at Puppy Building/Stewart Lodge Base Area.
  • Please be prompt with picking up your child. Parents 15 minutes late or more will be assessed $10 for every 15 minutes past the pick-up time.
  • Please arrive at least one hour before your lesson time as equipment fitting, registration, potty breaks, upset kids, etc., can take a bit of time.  On weekends and holidays, we suggest you arrive at least two (2) hours early to ensure your placement.
  • Children age 3 aren’t old enough to join this program, but we will gladly teach them in a private ski lesson.  However, they need to be potty trained.  Private lessons are not offered to children two years old or less.
  • Ensure your child is dressed properly for the weather conditions (an extra set of clothes is recommended).
  • Be sure your child is well nourished and hydrated before the lesson.
  • The Sno Puppies program is for 4 & 5-year-olds ONLY – prepare older & younger siblings that they may not be together during the lesson to eliminate problems at the area.
  • Teach yourself and your child how to load and unload the lifts safely prior to your visit.  Go to

Reserve Your Spot

Online reservations will guarantee your lesson space.  Walk-ins are based on availability only!

Afternoon Sessions available Thursday - Sunday

Morning and Afternoon Sessions available every day during Christmas Break.

Morning Session
9:00 – 10:00: Check-in for the morning session, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
10:00 – 12:00: Morning Session
12:00 – Sharp: Parents pick up students at the Ski School area or where you dropped them off.
Afternoon Session
12:00 – 1:00: Check-in for the morning session, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.
1:00 – 3:00: Afternoon Session
3:00 – Sharp:  Parents pick up students at the Ski School area or where you dropped them off.

What You Can Expect

Day 1
Able to stop with some assistance in the snow carpet area.

Day 2
Able to stop and control speed on the easiest terrain. Link turns and stop with control on most GREEN runs.

Day 3
Link turns and stop with control on most GREEN runs.

Day 4
Link wedge turns on the easiest terrain.

Day 5
Able to stop and turn on most GREEN runs.


* Ask about the Strider Riders available to the Sno Puppies and their families!


Additional Lesson Options

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