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SKI & SNOWBOARD LESSONS

All Lessons this weekend (Friday - Monday/President's Day) have been post-poned.


Please check back, or call the Snow Phone for updates on when we will re-open and reschedule the lessons.


Villa Olivia Snow Sports School

Our specially trained ski and snowboard instructors are available to teach lessons from beginner to advanced levels. Villa Olivia is registered with the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and has a very rigorous training program.  Many of our instructors are additionally certified by PSIA or the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI).  We offer private and group lessons.  Please click on the tabs above for more detailed information on the types of lessons offered. All lessons are located outside at Villa Olivia and are taught by our staff of instructors. The Snow Sports School meeting place is located outside of the lodge at the top of run #3.

Ski & Snowboard Levels

Students are placed in the appropriate level class as deemed by the Snow Sport School Supervisor or Instructor. The following list is a guideline for choosing lessons.

Beginner (Beg.) - First time skiing or snowboarding.

Novice (Nov.) - Has skied or snowboarded previously and can stop & turn.

Intermediate (Int.) - Ski/snowboard well on blue runs.

Advanced (Adv.) - Upper level skiing/snowboarding on all terrain.

 

Snow Kids

The Snow Kids program focuses on Safety, Fun and Learning. Games are played that include important skills needed to be a good skier or snowboarder. These classes meet three times for 1 ½ hours and include a slope ticket and rental of equipment and helmet for each day. Please arrive 1 hour before the lesson time to check in and get equipment so that the child is ready when the lesson begins. At the end of the third class progress reports will be given to each child and may be used as a guideline for future lessons. Snow sport helmets are required for all students and are included in the fee. Bike helmets are not acceptable.

Lesson Information 

Register by filling out a registration form and either fax or drop off the form with payment to the Ski Lodge.


Snow Kids Group Ski Lessons for ages 6 to 11
At ages 6 (first grade) to 11 years old children are generally physically and emotionally ready to learn to ski. Students must be 6 years old by September 1, 2015. This program emphasizes safety, fun and games that build ski skills. Through skill progressions the child will learn to turn and stop while building their confidence as a skier. Students will be split up by skill level on the first day of class. The slope ticket, lesson and rental of equipment and helmet are included for each day. 
ID# Level Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
101 FULL Beg./Nov./Int. Dec. 26, 27, 28 M, Tu, W 10-11:30am $145/$135
102 FULL Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Dec. 26, 27, 28 M, Tu, W 2-3:30pm $145/$135
103 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Jan. 2, 3, 4 M, Tu, W 2-3:30pm $145/$135
104 FULL Beg./Nov./Int. Jan. 7, 14, 21 Sa 10-11:30am $145/$135
105 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Jan. 7, 14, 21 Sa 2-3:30pm $145/$135
106 FULL Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Jan. 8, 15, 22 Su 2-3:30pm $145/$135
107 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Feb. 4, 11, 18 Sa 2-3:30pm $145/$135
108 Beg./Nov./Int. Feb. 5, 12, 19 Su 10-11:30am $145/$135
109 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Feb. 5, 12, 19 Su 2-3:30pm $145/$135

 

Snow Kids Introduction to Skiing for Young Children ages 4 to 6
The main goal for younger children in preschool and kindergarten is for them to get used to being on skis. Through play and simple games they learn basic ski skills that may be built upon in their future skiing. Children at this age have a relatively short attention span so each game is based on one skill with the intention of keeping the children interested in skiing and not overwhelmed by the experience. The slope ticket, lesson and rental of equipment and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Level Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
110 Beg. Jan. 2, 3, 4 M, Tu, W 10-11:30am $145/$135
111 FULL Beg. Jan. 8, 15, 22 Su 10-11:30am $145/$135
112 Beg. Feb. 4, 11, 18 Sa 10-11:30am $145/$135

 

Snow Kids Group Snowboard Lessons for ages 8 to 11
This program is designed with the young snowboarder in mind. Games are played that will build basic snowboarding skills while emphasizing safety, fun and learning.
The slope ticket, lesson and rental of equipment and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Level Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
113 FULL Beg./Nov. Dec. 26, 27, 28 M, Tu, W 12noon-1:30pm $170/$160
114 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Jan. 2, 3, 4 M, Tu, W 12noon-1:30pm $170/$160
115 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Jan. 7, 14, 21 Sa 12noon-1:30pm $170/$160
116 Beg./Nov. Jan. 8, 15, 22 Su 12noon-1:30pm $170/$160
117 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Feb. 4, 11, 18 Sa 12noon-1:30pm $170/$160
118 Beg./Nov./Int./Adv. Feb. 5, 12, 19 Su 12noon-1:30pm $170/$160

 

Snow Kids Introduction to Snowboarding Group Lessons for ages 6 and 7
This program is designed with the young snowboarder in mind. Games are played that will build basic snowboarding skills while emphasizing safety, fun and learning.
The slope ticket, lesson and rental of equipment and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Level Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
140 Beg. Jan. 2, 3, 4 M, Tu, W 10-11:30am $170/$160
141 Beg. Jan. 8, 15, 22 Su 10-11:30am $170/$160
142 Beg. Feb. 4, 11, 18 Sa 10-11:30am $170/$160

Private / Semi-Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Schedule one hour private lessons by calling the Villa Olivia Snow Sport School at (630) 540-4183.
24 hour notice is requested.
Lessons are scheduled by availability and do not include the slope ticket or rental of equipment.

Private lessons are available for beginner to advanced levels based on the individual needs of the student(s).

Private lessons are one on one and semi private lessons have 2 to 4 students.
Children ages 4 to 6 need to be in smaller groups.
Participants must be age 4 and up for ski lessons and age 6 and up for snowboard lessons.
Private lessons are available Fridays 7pm and 8pm, Saturday and Sunday on the hour from 10am-6pm
Private lessons are available during Winter Break on the hour from 10am-6pm
Private lessons are available Monday Holidays on the hour from 10am-6pm
Private lessons are available December 24 and 31 on the hour from 10am-2pm.
Lessons are not offered on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
To receive the resident rate you must show proof of residency.

 

Group

Group ski and snowboard lessons are available at designated times. Advance registration is not required.  Lessons do not include slope ticket or rental equipment. Students are placed in the appropriate level class as deemed by the instructor.

Walk On Group Ski Lessons Age 8+: No pre-registration. Sign up for these one hour group lessons when you arrive at Villa Olivia. Please arrive one hour prior to the lesson time. Lessons are by availability and do not include Slope Ticket or Rental of Ski Equipment.

Walk On Group Snowboard Lessons Age 10+: No pre-registration. Sign up for these group lessons when you arrive at Villa Olivia. Plan to arrive one hour prior to the lesson time. Lessons are by availability and do not include Slope Ticket or Rental of Snowboard Equipment. 

Group Lessons are available on Monday Holidays from 10 am to 5 pm.

*To receive the resident rate you must show proof of residency.

 

Lesson Packages

Save money with these three time lesson packages.

Please register by mailing, faxing or dropping off the registration form with payment to Villa Olivia.

Lesson Information  

Youth Beginner Ski Lesson Age 12-16
This is a great three time lesson package for youth who want learn to ski and build their confidence.
The slope ticket, rental of equipment and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
120 Jan. 6,13,20 F 7-8pm $165/$155
131 Feb. 3,10,17 F 7-8pm $165/$155
Youth Beginner Snowboard Lesson Age 12-16
Learn to snowboard with this winter with this three time beginner class for youths.
The slope ticket, rental of equipment, lesson and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
125 Jan. 6,13,20 F 7-8pm $230/$220
126 Feb. 3,10,17 F 7-8pm $230/$220
Adult Beginner Ski Lesson Age 17 & over
It is never too late to learn to ski. Join this three time lesson package for adults and have some fun this winter.
The slope ticket, rental of equipment, lesson and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
123 Jan. 6,13,20 F 7-8pm $165/$155
124 Feb. 3,10,17 F 7-8pm $165/$155
Adult Beginner Snowboard Lesson Age 17 & over
Ever wanted to try snowboarding? This is the perfect opportunity to learn to snowboard with this three time lesson package.
The slope ticket, rental of equipment, lesson and helmet are included for each day.
ID# Date Day Time Fee Reg./Res.*
129 Jan. 6,13,20 F 7-8pm $230/$220
130 Feb. 3,10,17 F 7-8pm $230/$220

GROUP RATES

Ski/Snowboard groups that guarantee 15 or more qualify for the discounted group rate.

Ski/Snowboard groups may be placed with others groups for lessons.
A deposit and contract are required a minimum of 5 days in advance.
Please call (630) 289-1000 to make a reservation.
60 minute group lessons available Sat/Sun/Winter Break/Monday Holidays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Evening 60 minute group lessons are available Sat/Sun at 5 pm & Fri at 7 pm & 8 pm.

Lessons are not offered on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
The group leader is responsible for organizing the trip, paying for all purchases and distributing all lift tickets, rental forms and/or meal tickets to the group.
Groups should arrive one hour prior to the lesson so there is ample time to get tickets & equipment and be ready for the lesson.

Full payment for 15 or more slope tickets must be made by the group leader in the ski lodge on the day of the event.

Registration Form

Please print the registration form below and mail or drop it off at Villa Olivia to register for lessons.

2016-17 Lesson Registration Form

 

 

630.289.1000
1401 W Lake St, Bartlett IL