Group Ski Lessons

A group lesson with Falls Creek's experienced instructors will have you cruising the best runs for your ability in no time

Group lessons are available for skiers of all levels and abilities. You'll be amazed at the difference a lesson can make!

Group Programs are great fun and the best way to meet new people while skiing. Your instructor will have you cruising the best runs for your ability, taking advantage of the Snowsports express lift line ensuring as much practice time as possible.

Adult Group Lessons are available from age 15+

We are pleased to be able to offer Adult Group Lessons for the 2020 season. As a result of the impacts to the season from COVID-19 and to provide the safest experience for guests and employees, we have made some necessary changes to how Adult Group Lessons will operate. Please click here to find out more and we thank you for your continued patience.

The following Adult Group Lessons are available for purchase for the period 13 July to 19 July only:

  • Adult Group Lessons (15+) will commence 13 July
  • Adult Group Lesson options are 10:30 am to 12:30 pm & 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Adult PM Group Lessons will be capped at 5 guests per Instructor

Reasons to take a lesson:

Whether you’re new to the slopes or a veteran of your sport, group lessons are a great way to learn, improve or refine your skills. When it comes to skiing and snowboarding, our Snowsports School instructors are your personal trainers, here to elevate you to the next level. Get involved and enjoy these benefits:

  • First class advice in a safe and supportive environment
  • Learn with people of a similar ability
  • Skip lift lines with our priority loading
  • Explore the mountain in ways you've never seen before!

Choosing the best lesson for you:

Morning Group Lesson
Start fresh in the morning with a lesson to elevate your skiing for the rest of the day. Our morning group lessons will see you learning alongside others of similar ability in a larger group environment. Our morning group sessions run from 10:30am to 12:30pm* to ensure you get the most out of your lesson!*

Afternoon Max 5
Progress your skills to set you up for the rest of your holiday. The afternoon Max 5 caters for an intimate group experience, where you will learn alongside others of similar ability in a smaller group environment. Our afternoon sessions run from 1:30pm to 3:30pm*, making afternoon to practice those skills!

*If there are fewer than 3 guests in an adult group lesson, Falls Creek Snowsports reserves the right to reduce the lesson duration. 

Lesson Times:

Falls Creek Snowsports School offers adult group lessons twice a day through the main season. All adult group lessons meet at the top of Halley's Comet chairlift, opposite Cloud 9.

Morning Group Lesson:

  • Arrival Time: 10.15 am
  • Lesson Start Time: 10.30 am
  • Lesson End Time: 12.30 pm*

Afternoon Max 5:

  • Arrival Time: 1.15 pm
  • Lesson Start Time: 1.30 pm
  • Lesson End Time: 3.30 pm*

*If there are fewer than 3 guests in an adult group lesson, Falls Creek Snowsports reserves the right to reduce the lesson duration. 

Meeting Areas:

All adult group lessons meet at the top of Halley's Comet chairlift, opposite Cloud 9 Falls Creek.

When you arrive at the top of Halley's Comet chairlift and look straight ahead down toward “Moustrap”, you will see coloured flags to the left clearly labelled "SKI" for our skiers and coloured flags to the right labelled "SNOWBOARD" for our snowboarders. All adult group lessons meet at these flags. Refer to our Grading Levels for information about the best level for you.

We recommend joining the Halley's Comet chairlift line in Slalom Plaza or Eagle Express chairlift in the Village Bowl at least 30 minutes before the lesson start time.

What to bring along:

You will need to have a valid Snow Pass card, with a lift pass and your lesson loaded onto it. You will also need to be suited up with your snow gear, helmet, skis and boots or snowboard and boots. Pre-purchase online to save yourself time and money by clicking here.

Skiing Levels

Yellow Zone - New Skiers

If you’ve never skied before, the Learn to Ski Program will be perfect. This specialised program lets you access the lifts best suited to beginners, saving the rest of the resort until tomorrow!

Green

  1. You can snow plough stop and would like to learn to snow plough turn on green terrain. You will further develop balance on both edges, and develop direction change and speed control.
  2. You can snow plough turn on green runs such as Wombats Ramble and would like to learn how to match the skis parallel.
  3. You are comfortable on Green terrain and would like to try a blue.

Blue

  1. You can ski parallel through most of the turn and would like to learn how to have a parallel start.
  2. You can ski parallel for all of the turn on blue terrain such as Ruined Castle and would like to learn how to carve parallel turns.
  3. You are comfortable on Blue Terrain and would like to try a black slope.

Black

  1. You can comfortably ski black terrain and would like to learn a variety of turn shapes on black terrain.
  2. You would like to learn how to ski bumps and challenging types of terrain.
  3. You can easily ski the whole mountain and would like to refine your technique in bumps, racing, off piste, steeps and your skiing in all types of conditions.

Programs and Clinics

If you're on mountain for multiple days we also offer specialised multi-day programs and clinics such as the Women's Program, Race Club and more.