Lessons

Why Choose Sunburst?

Level Up Your Skills

Everybody starts somewhere — so start your journey here! If you want to take your skills to the max, our experienced instructors are here to help. Learn the basics or perfect your craft with private or group lessons, available to all ages and skill levels.

From skiing to snowboarding, we’ll help you navigate it all. Simply register online (or sign up in person at the Clocktower), check in at the rental building, and find your lesson time, instructor, and location displayed on one of the television screens. Then you’re ready to get out on the hill!

Experienced Instructors

Our instructors make the learning experience fun! These friendly and experienced pros will help you work on your desired skills, from the fundamentals to the fun stuff.

 

We Work With All Skill Levels

Whether you’ve never been on the slopes before or are simply looking to dust off your old gear, we have lessons that move at your pace.

Experience WI’s BEST Hills

With great beginner areas and little hills with the most vertical around, enjoy the best terrain at Sunburst.

Lesson Types

Learn Your A-B-Ski's

The below lessons are for the 23/24 Season.  Please stay tuned for 24/25 Season updates!

PROGRAM AGE DAYS TIMES LESSON FEE RENTAL LIFT TICKET
LEARN TO SKI/BOARD - WEEKDAY SKI (6 & UP), BOARD (8 & UP) MON - THUR 90 MIN, 4:30 PM OR 6:30 PM TBD INCLUDED INCLUDED
LEARN TO SKI/BOARD - WEEKEND SKI (6 & UP), BOARD (8 & UP) FRI - SAT - SUN 90 MIN, 4:30 PM OR 6:30 PM TBD INCLUDED INCLUDED
SNOWMANS CLUB SKI (3 - 4) SAT - SUN 60 MIN, 10:30 AM OR 12 PM TBD TBD TBD
OPEN GROUP LESSON SKI (6 & UP), BOARD (8 & UP) EVERY DAY 90 MIN, 4:30 PM OR 6:30 PM TBD NOT INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED

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One-time LESSONS

Learn to Ski or Board

An introduction to the basics in a group format. These lessons cover everything from form, fundamentals, and learning how to fall. Our instructors will safely introduce novice skiers and boarders to the terrain on our approachable Wunderberg run. Bring the whole family out for a fun activity everyone can enjoy!

Snowman’s Club

Got a little one who loves the snow? This program offers a wonderful introduction to a classic winter sport. Kids will enjoy a 60-minute session where they can play outside and get familiar with snow, ski boots, and beginner skiing. A balanced mix of education and games, they’ll love our Snowman’s Club! Class size is limited to 10 participants to ensure an age-appropriate instructor to child ratio.

Open Group Lesson

Get in the zone and up your skills! Choose from four distinct zones on the hill and be placed in a group seeking a similar lesson challenge level. Whether it’s covering the basics or controlling speed and direction, join a group out on the hill to get learning!

Things to Know:
  • Online registration is required.
  • All lessons should be scheduled in advance.
  • Lessons start on time. Please have your equipment and the lesson participants ready by the lesson start time.
  • Waivers are required for all tickets and lessons, and completion of a rental agreement is required to rent equipment from Sunburst. Waivers will be completed during the purchase process online.  You will need to complete a waiver for each participant.
PROGRAM AGE DAYS TIMES LESSON FEE RENTAL LIFT TICKET
MINI MITES SKI (4-5) SAT - SUN, 4 WEEK PROGRAM OFFERED IN JAN OR FEB 1 HR, 10:30 AM OR 2:00 PM TBD TBD TBD
MOGUL MITES SKI (5 - 12) SAT - SUN, 4 WEEK PROGRAM OFFERED IN JAN OR FEB 2 HRS, 10:30 AM OR 2:00 PM TBD TBD TBD

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Multi-Visit Lessons

Mogul Mites

Sunburst’s 4-week Mogul Mite program takes your child through a two-hour lesson each session and allows students to develop the lifelong skills of skiing or snowboarding. They do this with peers at similar ability levels, make new friends, and have a great time on the snow with our instructors! Youth are split into groups based first on ability, then age. These classes are designed for skiers between the ages of 6-12, and Snowboarders ages 8-12. Limited class sizes, sign up early! *Lift Tickets are required for non-season pass holders. *Equipment Rentals available if needed

Mini Mites

Sunburst’s 4-week Mini Mite program is designed just for our younger skiers and snowboarders. Your child will enjoy a one-hour lesson each session, setting the fundamentals for skiing at an early age. These classes are designed for children between the ages of 4 and 5 only. Children must be age 4 by the start of the program (NO EXCEPTIONS). Limited class sizes, sign up early! *Lift Tickets are required for non-season pass holders. *Equipment Rentals available if needed

Things to Know:
  • Online registration is required for all group series lessons.
  • All lessons must be scheduled a minimum of 2 hours in advance.
  • Lessons start on time. Please have your equipment and the lesson participants ready by the lesson start time.
  • Waivers are required for all tickets and lessons, and completion of a rental agreement is required to rent equipment from Sunburst. Waivers can be completed online or at the Clocktower upon your arrival. Please have waivers completed for each participant prior to your first lesson check in.
PROGRAM AGE FORMAT DAYS TIMES LESSON FEE RENTAL LIFT TICKET
PRIVATE LESSONS - WEEKDAY SKI OR BOARD (5 & UP) ONE-ON-ONE INSTRUCTION MON - THUR 90 MIN, 4:00 PM OR 6:00 PM TBD NOT INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
PRIVATE LESSONS - WEEKEND SKI OR BOARD (5 & UP) ONE-ON-ONE INSTRUCTION FRI - SUN 90 MIN, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, OR 6:00 PM TBD NOT INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON - WEEKDAY SKI OR BOARD (5 & UP) YOU WILL BE PLACED INTO A GROUP OF UP TO 5 PEOPLE MON - THUR 90 MIN, 4:00 PM OR 6:00 PM TBD NOT INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
SEMI-PRIVATE LESSON - WEEKDAY SKI OR BOARD (8 & UP) YOU WILL BE PLACED INTO A GROUP OF UP TO 5 PEOPLE FRI - SUN 90 MIN, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, OR 6:00 PM TBD NOT INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED

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Private Lessons

Individual Training & Skill-building

No matter your age or ability, we’ll help you take your skills to the max. These personalized individual lessons are perfect for working on your goals. With an experienced trainer and customized training program, you can master the fundamentals or fine-tune your tricks — the sky’s the limit!

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

Small Group Format To Build Skills

Enjoy learning to ski or board in a small group format. Modeled after our Private Lessons, the Semi-Private Lesson places you into a group of up to five people. You’ll receive individual training alongside group instruction, as you build confidence on the hill.

Things to Know:
  • Online registration is required.
  • All lessons must be scheduled in advance.
  • Lessons start on time. Please have your equipment and the lesson participants ready by the lesson start time.
  • Waivers are required for all tickets and lessons, and completion of a rental agreement is required to rent equipment from Sunburst. Waivers can be completed online or at the Clocktower upon your arrival. Please have waivers completed for each participant prior to your first lesson checkin.

4-Visit Ski Club

hit the slopes four times and save big

Whether you’re building up your skills, have a busy schedule, or only want a small taste of your preferred winter sport, this is the package for you! Choose from ski or snowboard for four visits throughout the season.

  • 4-visit program to be used any Monday – Thursday evening during the 2023–2024 season
  • Lesson times 4:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Rental equipment available if needed

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