Program Details

The StartNOW program is offered November 23, 2013- April 20, 2014 with blackout dates of December 18, 2013 - January 5, 2014 and February 14 - 23, 2014.


Do you live in Utah and have never tried skiing or snowboarding before? StartNOW is the program for you! Blackout dates and restrictions apply.

What is the StartNOW Program?


Park City Mountain Resort’s StartNOW offers a five-session program to teach you the skills you need to ski or ride.

StartNOW includes:

  • Ski or Snowboard equipment rental
  • Afternoon ski or snowboard lesson (four lessons, day five is rental/access only)
  • Lift Access
  • Plus, StartNOW days 2-5 can be spread out through the Winter season so you can learn at your own pace (you must reserve all dates at time of booking).
Helmet Policy


In a continued effort to maximize the safety and well-being of our Ski and Snowboard School guests, we are requiring all participants 17 years old and younger to wear a helmet. For those guests 17 years old and younger, a helmet will be included if a participant does not have their own. Adults may rent a helmet for an additional fee of $8-10 (daily) at Park City Mountain Rentals.

How do I sign up?


You must register for all StartNOW lessons via our call center at time of initial booking, reservations are available from 10am - 5pm MST by calling 800-545-8112. Lesson availability is limited and reservations are required and participants must start the program by March 30, 2013.

Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian as a signature is required at time of check-in. Please note, we require age, height, weight and shoe size for all StartNOW participants at registration.

Who can take a StartNOW lesson?


The StartNOW Program is for Utah Residents, ages six and older, who are first-time skiers or riders only (does not apply for skiers who want to learn to snowboard, or snowboarders who want to learn to ski). Proof of Utah residency will be required at time of check-in, where we require either a Utah Drivers License, Utah State ID or Primary Tax Bill and for children, either a Student ID or parents Utah Drivers License. Park City Mountain Resort offers learn-to ski and snowboard lessons to out-of-state visitors. Visit our ski school page for more information.

When is the StartNOW Program available?


The StartNOW Program is offered from November 23, 2013 - April 20, 2014 (Blackout Dates are blackout dates of December 18, 2013 - January 5, 2014 and February 14 - 23, 2014). Please arrive at Park City Mountain Resort by noon to ensure adequate time before your lesson. We recommend going directly to Park City Mountain Rentals to allow ample time to properly fit and adjust your rental equipment. The lesson and lift access will begin at promptly at 1:00 pm and end at 4:00 pm.

*Blackout Dates:
December 18, 2013 - January 5, 2014 and February 14 - 23, 2014.