Lessons, Programs & Racing


Discover the Biggest Skiing in America with Big Sky Mountain Sports School. Take your skiing or riding to the next level with one of the finest Mountain Sports Schools in America. Whether it's mastering techniques or exploring new terrain our diverse staff of certified instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and enjoyment to your Big Sky experience.

Big Sky Mountain Sports' family-friendly atmosphere provides safe and exciting skiing and riding adventures. Lift tickets are required during lessons. Children 6 and under always ski free. Students 7 and older need to purchase a lift ticket in addition to the lesson. For students 7-14 a discounted lift ticket can be purchased for $49 online at the time of purchase or in the office at check-in.


At Big Sky Resort there are two base areas: Mountain Village and Madison Base. The availability of lessons and programs differs between the two bases. Please be sure that you book your lessons in the correct location.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to lesson for registration or 1 hour prior if equipment rental is needed, allow for more time during peak season or for large groups.

Book online for the best savings. Contact the Mountain Sports School for further questions.


Contact the Mountain Village Snowsports School at (406) 995-5743, or via email at mountainsports@bigskyresort.com.

Contact the Madison Base Mountain Sports School at (406) 993-6062, or via email at madisonmountainsports@bigskyresort.com.