Ski School

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You will find the conveniently located Ski School building to the right of Stewart Lodge as you enter the Stewart parking lot.
Come enjoy a group or private lesson at beautiful Terry Peak Ski Area.  The Snow Sports School has a highly PSIA/AASI trained staff that is dedicated to creating a fun and memorable learning experience for you and your children.  We hire pros with a passion for skiing and snowboarding and their enthusiasm is contagious!
Let us help you learn.
All inclusive (rentals-tickets-lesson) packages are available at the Ski School only.  For your convenience you can purchase all lesson packages plus a la carte tickets & rentals for your entire group at the Ski School. For more information complete our contact us form or call 605-584-2165.


Lesson reservations are available for Kids Klub 1, 2 & 3, and Ladies Day ONLY. Private, Semi-Private and Sno Puppies may be reserved with the exception of these holiday times; ( Dec. 17, 2021 – Jan. 1, 2022, Jan. 14-17, Feb. 18-21, 2022). Sno Tigers (6-12) and Adult (13+) Group Lessons are offered on a first come first serve basis.


Kids’ Skiing & Snowboarding Lessons – Daily & Weekly

Sno Puppies (ages 4-5) 

  • 1/2 Day and Full Day Sessions. Limited availability.
  • Available Thursdays through Sundays, plus everyday during the Christmas break from December 14, 2020 to January 3, 2021.

Sno Tigers (ages 6-12) 

  • Sno Tiger Group Lessons are available; Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, at 10:00 am & 1:00 pm. Monday though Thursday, afternoon sessions are available, and morning sessions may be available, please inquire at the Ski School desk.

Kids Klub 1-2-3 (ages 6-12)

  • This is a consecutive three-week program designed to develop skills for kids in progression. Our Teaching Professionals will show your kids how to ski and snowboard in a fun and safe environment. Each session consists of three Sunday afternoon lessons.

Adult Lessons 

  • Learn to Ski / Snowboard Group Lessons (ages 13 & up, first-timers only)
  • This package is available seven days a week, based on instructor availability.  Lessons at 10 am & 1pm daily.


Mountain Challenge Group Lessons (ages 13 & up, experienced skiers & riders)

  • This package is available seven days a week, based on instructor availability.  Lessons at 10 am & 1pm daily.


Ladies Only Ski Group, ages 21 & up, (ask about snowboard lessons)

  • Six-week program developed and taught by women for women. A special social lunch is included.


Private Lessons (ages 3 & up)

  • Private lessons are offered by the hour, and will provide a one-on-one learning experience.
  • Semi-private lessons are also available at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm, & 3:00 pm daily.
  • Adaptive Ski session are available. Reservation are required, please call in advance to make arrangements. 605-584-2165
  • Lesson Only ~ Group Lessons are available, one ~ two hour group session for $35, ages 6 +, daily 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00.


Other Lesson Information
  • All lessons and registration begins at the Snowsports School building.
  • Ski lessons are available for ages 4+ and Snowboard Lessons are available for ages 7+
  • Ski lessons for ages 2 and 3 must be a private (one-on-one) lesson and the child must be potty trained
  • Snowboard lessons for ages 6 and under must be private (one-on-one) lesson
  • Please arrive one hour ahead of your scheduled lesson time or your placement will not be guaranteed
  • Private lessons and a la carte group lesson prices do not include equipment rental or lift tickets
  • All sessions are available during Christmas Break
  • Teach yourself and your children how to load and unload the lifts safely prior to your visit. Go to