Villa Olivia Snow Sports School
Our trained ski and snowboard instructors are available to teach lessons from beginner to advanced levels. Villa Olivia is certified 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 links to the right 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 right outside of the lodge near the top of run #3. Proper winter attire is required during all lessons.
All lesson reservations are made online.
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 or has some experience but still unable to stop or ride rope tow unassisted.
Intermediate (Int.): Must be able to ride tow rope unassisted. Able to stop.
Advanced (Adv.): Must be able to ride chair lift and use rope tow unassisted. Able to turn and stop.