Located in our state-of-the-art Schoolhouse children's learning center, Sugar Bears is the perfect way for kids between 7 and 12 years-old to have a blast learning and exploring in a safe environment provided by our exceptional pros. The half-day Sugar Bear program includes a 2-hour lesson and the full day program includes two 2-hour lessons and lunch. Half-day lessons are not available during holiday periods, see dates below.*

Packages include lift access. Lesson Only products do not include lift access and are intended for customers with season passes or pre-purchased lift tickets. Lift access is required for all lesson participants. The SugarXpress card $5 fee is not included.

*Half-Day option is available every day of the 2021-2022 season, EXCEPT for the following holiday dates: Dec 26-Jan 1, Jan 15-16 and Feb 19-26. Half-Day package includes full-day lift access, but Half-Day products do not include lunch.

Reservations available online, please contact us with any questions at 802-583-6542 or skiandrideschool@sugarbush.com
Ages: 7-12
Ski/Ride Ability: All abilities
Date/Time: Lessons available December 11, 2021 through March 27, 2022. Check in by 9:30 for on snow lessons starting at 10:00 AM. Full Day pick up at 3:00 PM and Half-Day 12:00 PM
Starting Location: The Schoolhouse at Lincoln Peak


48 Hour Advance Reservation

Walk In

Half-Day Package: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM*



Full-Day Package: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM



Half-Day Lesson Only: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM*



Full-Day Lesson Only: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM



Rental Package with Helmet



Additional Consecutive Day of Rentals



Multi-Lesson Packs

Sugar Bear 8 Day Pass with tickets


Sugar Bear 8 Day Lesson Only Pass


Sugar Bear 18 Day Lesson Only Pass**


Advance Reservation rate valid for lessons booked 48 hours prior

Multi-Lesson Packs: good for 8 or 18 full day lessons, on the dates of your choice throughout the 21/22 season. Reservations required, non transferable, and non refundable. We recommend booking well in advance for weekends and holiday periods, which may sell out. "Lesson Only" passes do not include tickets and are for season pass or advance ticket holders.Passes must be purchased prior to the start of the reservation and cannot be applied to past dates.


**18 Day Passes on sale only through December 24!

Important Information:

  • All Ski & Ride School participants under the age of 13 are required to wear a properly fitted and fastened winter sports helmet.
  • Children in lessons may ride lifts by themselves (6+) or with members of the general public.
  • Children may use terrain features and jumps while skiing and riding in a lesson.
  • Full Day program includes lunch.
  • Drop-off/check-in is between 9:00-9:30 AM Monday through Friday non-holiday and 8:15-9:15 AM Weekends and Holidays.
  • If rental equipment is needed, our specially trained Ski & Ride instructors will outfit your child in The Schoolhouse Rental Shop once they are checked in for a hassle free experience.
  • Please arrive early on first day of stay, during holiday weeks, and if renting equipment.
  • Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance. Programs often sell out, especially during the Christmas holiday period, MLK weekend, and Presidents Weeks. Walk-ins may check in at The Schoolhouse for day of availability, but it is not guaranteed.