Enjoy the benefits of one-on-one instruction! Lessons are focused on you and your goals in a one hour lesson, scheduled at your convenience. Please call ahead for reservations. Lift ticket is free with lesson, half price lift ticket option after lesson.

Rentals during lessons: skis $11; snowboard $16


Private Lesson – All Ages $37
Season Pass Holder $32
Private Lesson Six Pack SAVE! Available: $185
Private Lesson Six Pack (Season Pass Holder) $160

Parents learn effective techniques to assist their toddler in learning fundamentals of skiing. Parents must be at an intermediate or above level to participate in Koalas. One hour together with instructor.


Cost: $43 (includes instruction, tot tow ticket, helmet, skis & boots, harness and toe clips)
Parent Rope Tow Lift (during class) FREE
Parent Ski and Boot Rental $18

Weekends and Holidays 11am – 2pm

Fun skill progression for skiers or snowboarders. Class time includes lunch with instructor and a skill progress sheet for each student. Can practice until 4pm after lesson

Prices*: Snow “Ski” Bears                                                                                                                         Non-Pass      Pass
Lift, Lesson, Rental and Lunch $53             $46
Lift, Lesson and Lunch $43             $36
Snow “Board” Bears
Lift, Lesson, Rental and Lunch $58             $51
Lift, Lesson and Lunch $53             $46

*Prices based on 3 or more students per ability level. Class availability not guaranteed with reservations.

Snow Bears Six Packs

  • 6 classes Ski Snow Bears with rentals $265
    • $230 Pass Holder Price
  • 6 classes Ski Snow Bears without rentals $215
    • $180 Pass Holder Price
  • 6 classes Snowboard Snow Bears with Rentals $290
    • $255 Pass Holder Price
  • 6 classes Snowboard Snow Bears without Rentals $265
    • $230 Pass Holder Price

Lesson times are 10am and 1pm weekends and holidays with rope tow access until 4pm.


Lift, Lesson, Rental $56
Lift and Lesson $41
Season Pass Holders, Lesson Only $30






January Saturday Series – January 7, 14, 21

February Saturday Series -February 4, 11, 18

Improve your skills! Groups are based on age and skill level. Practice new skills from 2-4pm. Please register at least one week in advance.

Lift, Lesson & Ski Rental $80
Lift, Lessons & Board Rental $90
Lift & Lessons $48
Lesson only $24

All prices include tax. No make up for missed lessons.

January 29, February 5, 26

11-12 or 12:30 -1:30 pm Ages 5 and up


Contact Carrie Ingish, YMCA Inclusion Specialist for information at 608.519.5516 or cingish@laxymca.org

Downhill skiing is for everyone! Seated bi-skis and mono-skis as well as stand-up skis will be utilized to make this great outdoor activity accessible to youth and adults of all physical and cognitive abilities. Registration is done

through the La Crosse Area Family YMCA. fBoth YMCA members and non-YMCA members are welcome to register by phone at (608)-782- 9622, online at www.laxymca.org, or in person at the Y.

Adapted Ski Days are made possible by the support of the North American Squirrel Association (NASA). NASA was formed in 2003 out of a desire to provide physically challenged and elderly members of the community with an opportunity to participate in outdoor activites. Please visit www.nasasquirrel.org for information on this great organization.