Known lovingly as the “Beast of the East,” Killington Mountain can be intimidating for first-time snowboarders and skiiers and often poses challenges for even the most experienced riders. Luckily, Killington offers tons of opportunities for guests of all skill levels to have a fun, enjoyable day on the slopes with personalized programs and lessons. Whether you want to learn how to carve on a snowboard or simply stand up without falling, a few visits to Killington Ski School will have you soaring down the mountainside in no time!

Awesome Programs at Killington Ski School

Killington Mountain Resort has an incredible teaching program with more than 60 talented instructors that hold the highest level of certification. These coaches are dedicated to motivating and inspiring riders of all ages, from youngsters to adults. Plus, the mountain’s unique and expansive learning terrain allows guests to test their limits, challenge themselves, and learn from the best, all while having fun. Killington Ski School even has special offers throughout the season to help encourage you to get out there! Here’s how you can learn to glide like a pro.

Private Lessons

For unparalleled coaching in skiing and snowboarding, private lessons provide the one-on-one attention you need. Whether you’re just starting out or want to learn how to take on some tougher terrain, Killington Ski School offers a variety of classes that can be customized just for you. Guests can choose from a variety of options, including:

  • Skiing, snowboarding, and telemark skiing
  • Freestyle, moguls, and racing
  • Parks and pipes
  • Glades and natural woods areas
  • Family private lessons

Youth Programs

If the younger ones are just starting out, Killington offers fantastic children’s programs that will have them zipping and zooming across the snow. All programs are organized by age and ability, and groups do not exceed more than five students at a time so that the kids can build confidence in a comfortable environment. These children’s programs feature:

  • Easily accessible parking and drop-off zones
  • Two Magic Carpet lifts in the Snowplay learning area
  • A sheltered meeting place and warming hut
  • Lots of trails with easy terrain that allow beginners to get a successful start!

Adult Programs

Regardless of your age or experience, the Snow Sports School at Killington Resort can help you achieve your personal goals. Adult programs provide:

  • Smaller groups where instructors can focus on each participant
  • Convenient location at the Snowshed Lodge
  • Various types of ski camps & clubs

Rest Up at GetAway Vacations!

They say that practice makes perfect, so if you want to improve your skills, you have to get up and get out there! When you stay with GetAway Vacations, you’ll be just minutes from all of the action and can choose from a variety of Killington vacation rentals with ski-on ski-off access, so you can plan lesson times that fit your family’s schedule. We can’t wait to see everything you’ve learned!

For more information on some of the best skiing in Vermont, download our free Killington vacation guide!

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