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Have fun while learning essential skills.

The Ski School at Treetops, offers a range of benefits for both novice and experienced skiers and snowboarders. First and foremost, it provides a safe and structured environment for learning and improving winter sports skills. The resort's experienced and certified instructors are dedicated to helping individuals of all ages and abilities develop their abilities on the slopes.

One of the key advantages of the Ski School is its ability to customize lessons to meet each student's specific needs and goals. Whether you're a beginner looking to gain confidence on the snow or an advanced skier seeking to refine your technique, the instructors can tailor their instruction accordingly. This personalized approach ensures that students progress at their own pace and feel comfortable throughout the learning process, emphasized by our newest program called Terrain Based Learning™, which provides a structured approach to learning without the typical apprehension that comes from learning to ski or snowboard.

Additionally, the Ski School fosters a sense of camaraderie among participants, making it an excellent place to meet fellow winter sports enthusiasts. It also offers convenient access to Treetops' well-maintained slopes and state-of-the-art equipment rentals, making it an all-inclusive destination for winter adventure. Overall, the Ski School at Treetops Resort is a can’t-miss resource for those looking to enhance their skiing and snowboarding skills while enjoying the beauty of northern Michigan's winter landscape.

Be cool at Cool School – the perfect opportunity for mid-week fun!

This all-inclusive deal is packed with unlimited winter fun, lodging, and dining. Start the day with a ski lesson, hit a few runs, then head out for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing across terrain with some of the greatest views and vistas in Michigan, and finally, end the day with extreme tubing and ice skating.

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Build confidence and experience with Terrain Based Learning™

Terrain Based Learning is a revolutionary method for instructing beginner ski and snowboard enthusiasts, leveraging purpose-built snow features to facilitate the development of essential movements, sensations, and body positioning required for a successful skiing or snowboarding experience. This groundbreaking approach eliminates the traditional apprehensions and anxieties associated with learning these winter sports, emphasizing the sheer enjoyment of the process.

Level up your skills with pro lessons.

Are you a novice skier or snowboarder? Our snowboarding and skiing lessons offer an opportunity to make the most of your winter getaway. Discover the exhilaration of carving down the hill, the camaraderie of learning with fellow enthusiasts, and the satisfaction of conquering new challenges. Book your lessons now and get ready to experience the winter in a whole new light!

Start your ski journey with us – every run is a triumph and every slope is a playground!

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Need rental equipment?

Treetops and Head/Tyrolia have teamed up to offer the best equipment for your shredding pleasure. Our fleet consists of the award-winning Rossignol Experience skis and Terrain Junior skis.

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Reserve your lift ticket

The ski season has started! Purchase your lift tickets and enjoy all of the winter adventures Treetops has to offer.