Learn to Ski / Snowboard

For your first time on snow.

This group lesson includes rentals and a lift ticket. This package is designed to encourage those to pick up a new winter sport.

Simply, a fun way to spend a winter day.






Type of Lesson


Magic Carpet for beginners!

Take your child out this year and teach him or her to ski. The easiest and quickest way up the beginner hill is on the Magic Carpet lift. The Magic Carpet is the easy way up the hill for kids and parents.




Classic New England Rope tow.

One of the easiest ways to learn skiing is by having a rope literally pull one up the hill. Our rope tow has taught thousands how to ski over the years!










Group Lessons

Designed for skiers and riders who are beginners to intermediate in skill.

These lessons meet at 11:00AM and 1:00PM on weekends and Holidays.

Group lessons are a great way to improve your skill. Others of your ability are grouped together which makes for a fun time.



Deciding on a helmet ? Helmets are available for purchase and rentals are available. For more information please visit:


Your Responsibility Code

Skiing can be enjoyed in many ways. At ski areas you may see people using alpine, snowboard, telemark, cross country and other specialized ski equipment, such as that used by disabled or other skiers. Regardless of how you decide to enjoy the slopes, always show courtesy to others and be aware that there are elements of risk in skiing that common sense and personal awareness can help reduce. Observe the code listed below and share with other skiers the responsibility for a great skiing experience.

Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above.
Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.


This is a partial list. Be safety conscious.




Type of Lesson

Additional person

With a certified instructor

Additional person

with a non certified instruction

Private Lesson with a Certified Instructor
$100.00- one hour

Private Lesson with a non certified instructor

$80.00- one hour $50.00 $40.00

Private Instruction

One on one instruction for those serious about learning or improving one's ability. Our coaches know the sport well and are enthusiastic to teach their own mastery to others. Call ahead to reserve 203.263.2203


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Woodbury Ski Area | Phone: 203.263.2203 | Fax: 203.263.2823 | Address: 785 Washington Road Woodbury, CT 06798



Mr. Rod Taylor, Director, is certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America. Mr. Taylor was a member of the U.S. Olympic Ski Team from 1967 to 1971, and National Down-hill Champion in 1970. He is a former member of the Professional Free Style Ski Association and World Professional Ski Racers Association. In 1985, Mr. Taylor was National Downhill Champion and National Slalom Champion. In 1986, he was the National Downhill Champion, Silver Medalist in Slalom, National Combined Champion, and World Ski Champion at Sansicarlo, Italy (Masters Competitions). In 1987 he was National Downhill Champion, and in 1988, 89, 90 and 95, the Silver Medalist. Rod was the 1999 Silver Medalist in Slalom.