Ski Racing and Nastar
Nastar is the largest recreational ski program organized in the world. It was organized by SKI magazine in the 60s, and is now managed by the US ski team. Those who want to join in on the excitement can take part in NASTAR ski racing at Deer Valley Ski Resort at its official race course located on Bald Mountain not far from Silver Lake Lodge.
Complimentary Mountain Host Tours
You can take an exciting ski tour of Deer Valley Resort with a friendly Mountain host every day. Up to four complimentary Mountain Host tours are organized each day and allow guests to learn more about the history of the resort and the terrain. Complimentary tours depart from Silver Lake lodges and Snow Park. Advance reservations are required and only skiers of advanced or intermediate skiing abilities are allowed to take part in the complimentary tours.
Rossignol High Performance Test Center
Put your skiing skills to the test at the Rossignol High Performance Test Center located at the side of Empire Canyon Lodge.
Enjoy Delicious S’mores
Take a guided snowshoe family tour with a friendly and professional guide and enjoy delicious s’mores with the family. The groomed trails will be fun for all ages. Enjoy the awe-inspiring views, campfire and the ultimate in winter adventure the Deer Valley Ski Resort has to offer.
Summit Meadows Adventures
You can challenge yourself on the very runs skied by Olympians during the 2002 Salt Lake Olympic Winter Games, or experience the exhilaration of snowmobiling with a guided tour. With 7,000 acres to explore, there’s plenty of adventure for the whole family.
Skiing with Champions
This year, the Deer Valley Ski Resort has a treat for hardcore skiing enthusiasts. Visitors to Deer Valley Resort get to ski with the resort’s Ambassador of Skiing, Heidi Voelker, or any of the six other Olympic snow sport athletes this winter. Participants must be at least 13 years of age. Reservations need to be made in advance.
Other Adventures at the Deer Valley Ski Resort include:
- Dog sledding
- Sleigh rides
- Nordic skiing
- Hot air ballooning and much more
Adult Ski School
Private Ski Instructor for Adults
It is important to note that visitors are required to make reservations in advance for all services throughout the ski season, weekends and public holidays. Due to the high demand of the ski resort, reservations will be subject to availability.
Max 4 Instruction
Visitors get to learn or improve their skiing skills at their own pace, either in a group or by getting a personal trainer.
There are also specialty clinics offered at the Deer Valley Ski Resort which concentrate on helping visitors refine particular skills during skiing. If you’re lucky, you can learn new techniques from former Olympians before carving up the slopes.
Mahre Training Center Ski Camps
The Mahre training center ski camps offer lessons instructed by US Olympic medal winners Phil and Steve Mahre. The three and five-day sessions are ideal to learn the fundamentals of skiing. Participants need to make advance reservations.
Steeps & Stashes (Co-ed Program)
Learn a variety of skiing techniques and push yourself to the limits at Steeps & Stashes.
Exclusively for Men
Opened on Thursdays and weekends, these skiing workshops are conducted by Deer Valley’s top male ski instructors.
Exclusively for Women
Women who wish to learn skiing with other women can take part in the exclusively for women skiing workshops held every Wednesday and on weekends, and supervised by Deer Valley’s top female ski instructors.
Note: To book lessons all guests are advised to contact the Skiers Services Reservations for more details on the various ski schools and programs at Deer Valley Ski Resort.
Activities for Children
The Deer Valley Ski Resort is known for having something to offer for everyone, including small children. Here, you will find that there’s an abundance of children’s activities they can take part in. From specialized kid-friendly skiing programs, child care programs and summer adventure camps, parents get to have peace of mind knowing their children are also having the time of their lives.
Fawn Special (age 3 and willing to ski)
Small children who are eager to learn how to ski can take advantage of the one-on-one instruction mode offered with the Fawn Special. Here, children can learn the fundamentals of skiing, and enjoy a magic carpet ride that’s extremely fun and entertaining. There are also various indoor activities that children can take part in as well.
Bambi Club (Age 4, completely potty-trained)
At the Bambi Club, children are paired in groups of two and given a ski instructor. Here, kids get to learn to ski and run the Candy Land obstacle course, make new friends and have loads of fun.
Private lessons are also given to children of all ages with an instructor that gives one on one skiing lessons that are suited to their age.
Reindeer Club (Ages 5 – 6)
At the Reindeer Club, children can spend the day leaning on ways to improve their skiing skills, take part in exciting races and scavenger hunts that have been organized by the instructors.
Adventure Club (Ages 7 – 12)
At the Adventure Club, children get to explore the terrain in small groups, along with a tour guide. Themed activities and frequent visits by the club mascots make it a fun experience.
Teen Escape (Ages 13 – 18)
Even older children get to have fun at the Deer Valley Ski Resort. This is offered during the holidays and peak season, and has been designed for those children who like to have a bit more freedom when exploring the mountain. The teens are grouped, according to their ability and accompanied by a ski instructor throughout the hike.
Winter Ski and Child Care Programs
The Deer Valley Ski Resort has set its own standard for instruction to children, ensuring that children receive the best of care while their parents are away enjoying the slopes. From participating in art projects at the Children’s Center or taking one of the Adventure Trails with designated mascots, the resort caters to children in the best possible way so that they can make lasting memories of their trip to the Deer Valley Ski Resort.
Non-Skiing Entertainment (For Adults)
At Deer Valley, outdoor non-ski events are few and far between, but they do happen. The Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater is home to many outdoor concerts and events. Here, you’ll get to catch the Utah Symphony's Deer Valley® Music Festival, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series and the Grand Valley Bank Community Concert Series amongst others. Visitors should always phone Deer Valley helpdesk to ask for information on the events and to book their tickets in advance.