Today

76°F
Daily Message

WE'RE OPEN DAILY! Come hit the bike park, zip line, or a round of golf. Today we're expecting sunny skies with a high near 75. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Stay connected on the mountain by downloading the summer version of the BBMR Mobile App.

3-Day Forecast

Wed

81° 53°

Thu

81° 52°

Fri

81° 53°

SKI/SNOWBOARD LESSONS

THANK YOU FOR A GREAT 17/18 WINTER SEASON

Big Bear Mountain Resort is closed for the winter season. Check out our summer operations. Click here.


ABOUT


Home to the largest learning area in Southern California, Big Bear Mountain Resort offers various types of ski and snowboard lessons to cater to your skills. From our terrain based learning area to our Skillbuilder Parks, we teach people to ski and ride everyday of the season.

PACKAGES


Complete your alpine experience with a lift ticket or rentals add-on to your scheduled lesson. With a handful of lesson packages to choose from, we have exactly what you need to be ready for an enriching day on the hill.

  • Kids Lessons + Lift + Rentals 
  • Kids Lessons + Lift 
  • Adult Lessons + Lift + Rentals 
  • Adult Lessons + Lift 
  • Saturday Night Session Lessons + Lift + Rentals
Click "details" under each lesson options for more information on what is included in each package. Not all packages are available for online purchase.

LESSONS


PRIVATE | ALL AGES

Make your day an amazing one by lining up your own personal pro. Our knowledgeable and caring pros will allow you to experience the mountain like no other. Skip the lift lines, and have the day tailored your way.


6 Hour Privates
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

3 Hour Privates
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • 12:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

1 Hour Privates
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

1 Hour Saturday Night Session Privates*
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Please note:
  • Private lessons are not offered for online purchase and must be booked in-person or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR.
  • Lift tickets and rentals are not included in private lessons.
  • Packages are not offered for private lessons.
  • *Night sessions are only offered on specific Saturdays at Snow Summit on selected days. To view night session dates, click here.
Details

PIONEER | AGES 3-4

Learn through play from fun-loving coaches, and have a great time while you are at it. That’s the motto for our Pioneers. Our wonderful and attentive coaches allow our little guests to progress at their own pace in a fun-based group environment.


Monday - Sunday (Snow Summit Only) 
  • 9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Program Includes
  • Lift ticket
  • Equipment rental, including helmet
  • Snacks

Packages

Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket

Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • 1-Day lift ticket
Details

EXPLORER | AGES 5-7

Our coaches specialize in teaching skiing and snowboarding to growing kids. Having fun in an experiential based environment, our coaches can teach any ability level that will lead to an awesomely positive day for the kids.


Monday - Friday, and Sunday (Snow Summit Only)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Saturday & Holidays (Snow Summit Only)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Program (for 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) Includes
  • Lift ticket
  • Equipment rentals, including helmet
  • Lunch and snacks

Packages

Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Lunch
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket

Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • Lunch
  • 1-Day lift ticket
Details

ADVENTURER | AGES 8-12

As kids enter these years, we know that doing well and feeling good about themselves is just as important as the thrill of going downhill. Let our supportive coaches, help the kids grow into skiers and snowboarders, or develop the skills that already exist.


Monday - Friday, and Sunday (Snow Summit Only)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Saturday & Holidays ( Snow Summit Only)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Program (for 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.) Includes
  • Lift ticket
  • Equipment rentals, including helmet
  • Lunch and snacks included on all 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. lessons

*Important Note on Night Sessions
  • Not offered for online purchase. Night Session lessons must be purchased in-person or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR.
  • Night session group lessons are for beginners
  • Offered on specific Saturdays at Snow Summit on selected days. To view night session dates, click here.

Packages

Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket

Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • Lunch
  • 1-Day lift ticket

Saturday Night Session Lessons + Saturday Night Session Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Lunch
  • Rentals
  • 1 Saturday night session lift ticket valid at Snow Summit
Details

ADULT GROUP | AGES 13 & Up

Our fun-loving and patient pros will teach you how to ski and snowboard through an experiential-based environment. We bring our guests into a positive, passion-filled, and engaging setting, so everyone can learn the basics, or be challenged to go to the next level.


Monday - Thursday (All Levels at Snow Summit Only)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday (All Levels at Snow Summit or 1st Timers Only at Bear Mountain)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday (All Levels at Snow Summit or Bear Mountain)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.*

Sunday (All Levels at Snow Summit or Bear Mountain)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Note
  • Lift tickets and equipment rentals are not included
  • *Night session group lessons are for beginners
  • *Night session group lessons are not offered for online purchase. Night Session lessons must be purchased in-person or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR.
  • *Night sessions are only offered on specific Saturdays at Snow Summit on selected days. To view night session dates, click here.
  • Group lessons with fewer than three (3) participants will be reduced to one (1) hour.
  • To add additional hours to a lesson for a discounted cost, please call 844.GO2.BEAR or visit us in-person.

Packages

Lessons + Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • 1-Day lift ticket valid at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain

Lessons + Lift
  • Lessons
  • 1-Day lift ticket valid at both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain

Saturday Night Session Lessons + Saturday Night Session Lift + Rental
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
  • 1 Saturday night session lift ticket valid at Snow Summit
Details

ADAPTIVE SKI SCHOOL

Big Bear Mountain Resort is proud to sponsor the United States Adaptive Recreation Center (USARC). USARC provides skiing and snowboarding to adaptive athletes of all ages. USARC uses the best adaptive equipment, the most effective teaching techniques available, and private one-on-one instruction to maximize each participant’s potential for success. Visit usarc.org or call 909.584.0269 for more information on the first, full-time, on-site, adaptive ski school in Southern California.

For more information on Accessibility, click here.

Online reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance for processing. Walk-up purchases welcomed. Pricing and availability are subject to change.  
PASSHOLDERS: Receive 10% off group lessons. To redeem your discount, visit us in-person or call 844.GO2.BEAR to book in advance. For more information on passholder benefits, click here.