Sugar Bears

Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance.

Kids Programs
Lesson Type
Ski & Ride
Ski/Ride Ability
All abilities
Lessons available December 11, 2021 through March 27, 2022. Full-Day: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM and Half-Day: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM*
Starting Location
The Schoolhouse at Lincoln Peak

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 the 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.




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

*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.  

SugarXpress (RFID) cards are required for lift access at all times.  If you do not already have a SugarXpress card, one may be purchased for $5. They are not included in the price of a lesson. SugarXpress cards are reloadable, do not expire and can be used for all pass and ticket products. Be sure to save your card and bring it with you each time you visit Sugarbush!

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 & 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 Week. Walk-ins may check in at The Schoolhouse for day of availability, but it is not guaranteed.




All participants must confirm on each day(s) that the student is enrolled in a Sugarbush Winter Program Activity that:1) The student will not have been in close contact with a person that has tested positive for COVID 19 within the 14 days prior to; 2) The student will not come to the Resort if they have any of the following COVID 19 health symptoms: fever of 100.4F or greater, coughing, shortness of breath, chills, fatigue, muscle pain or body aches, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, congestion or runny nose, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. 

Sugarbush is following all state guidelines and recommendations for COVID protocols. These may be subject to change during the course of the season.