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Park City Mountain — Children’s programs

Child care: The resort does not provide child-care services. The Park City Chamber of Commerce can refer visitors to child-care facilities or babysitting services. Call (800) 453-1360 or (435) 649-6100. The “angels” of Guardian Angel Babysitting Service (783-2662) guard in-room, plus rent baby gear and shop for your groceries. The Clubhouse at 780 Main Street offers drop-in childcare from the age of 3 months to 12 years (also in-room babysitting services). The Clubhouse is about 100 yards from the Town Lift at the Marriott Summit Watch Courtyard; (435)940-1607 or www.parkcityclubhouse.com.Baby’s Away (800-379-9030; 435-645-8823) rents and will deliver baby needs to your lodge, such as cribs, strollers, car seats and toys.

Children’s lessons: Prices are for regular season, which covers most of the season; prices during value season are lower. Ages 6–14, $220 for a full day including lift ticket and lunch.

The Kid’s Signature 5 Program guarantees there will be no more than 5 students per instructor. Snowboard lessons start at age 7. A parks and pipes program is available for advanced snowboarders for the same cost.

  • 6-Hour All Day Group Lesson
  • Ages 6-14
  • Maximum class size of five students
  • Never-Ever to Expert Levels (Freestyle lessons available for blue terrain or above skiers or snowboarders on select dates, see Signature 5 Freestyle below)
  • Ski and Snowboard Lessons
  • Includes: Lift Privileges and Lunch
  • Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Meets on snow ready to go

Children ages 3–5 have a program that includes lesson, lift ticket, rentals, lunch and indoor activities for $170 (three kids per instructor). Discounts for multiday lessons are available.

  • 6-Hour All Day
  • Ages 3½ – 5 (must be toilet trained and willing ski participant)
  • Maximum class size of three students
  • Ski lessons only, beginner through accomplished wedge turners.
  • Includes: Lift Privileges, Equipment Rentals (does not include helmet) and Lunch
  • Times: 9:00am – 3:15pm (Limited availability)

A one-hour ski-only private lesson costs $140 and is available on a walk-up space available basis.

Reservations are required for all children’s programs; call (800) 222-7275.

Photo courtesy of Park City Mountain Resort