Polar Kids (Ages 4-8)


An ideal learning environment for
teaching our youngest skiers and riders.

Choose a 90-minute Lesson Session from our schedule:

SESSION A Weekends/Holidays Only
8:00 - 9:30am
10am - 11:30am
1 - 2:30pm

Polar Kids Check In:

Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to your child's lesson time
Rental equipment available for $22.
Two Sessions may be booked for same day. A and B Only. Parents will need to pick up child in between session for bathroom/snack break.
Lunch will not be offered for the 20/21 season.

Multiple sessions are by day and can't be split.

One Session


Two Sessions (A&B only)


POLAR KIDS - Registration will begin December 1st. Capacity will be limited.



(first time)
Level 0: Has never skied or boarded.
Level 1: Has tried skiing or riding but is not turning or stopping consistently.


Level 2: Starting to link turns in both directions and stopping on their own.
Level 3: Riding the chairlift and able to ski down in control, linking turns in both directions and exhibiting good stopping skills.
Level 4: Is starting to ski and board faster, using good turning and stopping skills. Can use our Monadnock chairlift.


Level 5: Starting to use our blue square trails. Can use our Minuteman chairlift and trails.
Level 6: Rhythm, good timing and body movements to carve turns.
Level 7: Terrain use is more varied. Skiers' skis are parallel. Boarders are confident and comfortable.


Level 8: Turns are strong, precise and carved. Skis and rides our black diamond trails while maintaining control and speed.
Level 9: This person is comfortable in bumps, powder, hard snow and steep terrain. Turns can be carved in all conditions.


Our specially-trained instructors will make sure your children not only learn, but have fun too! Our kid-friendly teaching areas feature the Polar Playground, Ollie's and Easy Rider carpet lifts. Skiers and snowboarders will be placed in groups of like age and ability. Snack and supervised play period provided!

In order to provide the most effective level of instruction, class sizes are limited. Register early for holidays/weekends!


Help us make your child's visit a success!
  • Minimum age to participate in the Polar Kids program is 4 years old.
  • Children must be able to use the bathroom independently.
  • Arrive early to ensure you are on time for your child's lesson.
  • Children must arrive dressed and ready for snow.
  • Parents are not permitted beyond the registration desk in Polar Kids. This is to ensure the safety of all students.
  • A parent or guardian authorized to pick up the student must remain on the premises at all times. You may watch your child from afar.
  • Do not interrupt a lesson. For questions please speak with someone at the registration desk.
  • Please arrive at least 45 minutes prior to the lesson

What does my child need to have a great day?

Waterproof gloves

Non-cotton over the calf socks (don't use two pairs of socks)

Sunglasses or goggles

Neck warmer or scarf

Sunscreen is recommended

Helmets are required and provided with rentals

No hats - or other loose items that are easily lost


Due to our limited capacity, reservations are charged when booked and non-refundable. If you cancel a minimum of 24 hours (1 day) prior to your reserved date you may reschedule to a future date within the current season. $15 clerical fee applies to changes made in reservations. Less than 24 hours notice will result in forfeiture of lesson.

  • Online reservations required. Walk-ins cannot be accomodated for the 20/21 Season
  • A lift ticket is included for the duration of the lesson. Upgrades are available at the Ski School Registration Desk after the lesson at a reduced rate.
  • Weekday session times may be reduced for classes with fewer than 3 students.
  • To maintain the health of our other guests and staff, we will not accept any children in the children's programs if they are showing any symptoms of the flu or sickness.

Please be aware Polar Kids is a NUT FREE Area

Polar Kids is proudly supported by