Instructor Information Page

 Welcome to the Lost Valley Ski and Snowboard School

Instructor Information page. 

We are looking forward to a fantastic, snow filled season.

Thank you for being a member of our Staff.

Instructor Training Course

Pre- Season Training 11/12-12/25 

Lesson Shadowing

New hires and 2nd year instructors are required to shadow TWO lessons prior to being approved for teaching classes


Ongoing Weekly Clinics * Mandatory for All Instructors.

Every Saturday Morning from 8:30 am-9:30am

  • This is where we gather together weekly to:
    • discuss the lesson week in review
    • address issues and concerns
    • train and discuss tactics for upcoming lessons
    • work on our personal skiing or snowboarding and teaching skills with a Certified PSIA or AASI Trainer. 


Weekend Availability

Please Click Here to fill out the times that you will be at Lost Valley over the coming weekend. This link refreshes weekly and it will be important that you come back to update it before each weekend. 

*Please Note: Listing availability means that you WILL BE HERE so that we can assign lessons to you. It does not mean simply that you are available for us to call in. When time slots are listed as available we will be expecting to see you at Lost Valley.


Multi Week Lesson Program Schedule - Begins Jan 8


Click on lesson titles within each day to see if you have been assigned. If you see that you have been assigned to a day and time that you are not available it will be your resposibility to let us know and make corrections. 

This schedule is for 6 week and 4 week lessons beginning the week of Jan 9. Once assigned it will be your responsibility to teach all of the lessons in that multi week series. 






Instructor Jackets

Download the Instructor Jacket Order Form. Return complete with deposit to Lost Valley. Apprentices (under 15 yrs of age) will not be in uniform and should not reserve a jacket

Click Here



New This Year! Test your knowledge.

Take the PSIA/AASI New Instructors Exam Here




Program Availability Please Fill This Out Before 12/10/2017 

VERY IMPORTANT!!!  It will be assumed that ANYONE who has not filled out this form by 12/10 has elected not to be part of our staff for this season. If no availability is listed, you will be removed from our roster of intructors, and not employed by Lost Valley



Join our Facebook chat group

  • go to  and add Tad as a friend.
  • Send a message to us there saying "add to group"
  • Your name will be added to our group discussions. A great way to communicate with the entire staff at once.Bulletins are posted there often about quick things that come up during the course of the season.
  • Check out instructor resources and information about PSIA and AASI at
Instructor Ticket Policy

Instructors in good standing will be issued an Instructor Lift Ticket for any day that they wish to come to Lost Valley regardless to whether or not they may have lesson assignments. Some experienced instructors may earn the priviledge of having a Season Pass. This priviledge is granted under  the Director's approval. As part of this aggreement , it will be the instructor's responsibility to check in at the Ski and Snowboard School desk every hour to see if any lessons have been added to the day's itinerary for which their services as an instructor may be required. Failure of an instructor to make themselfes available if needed while skiing or snowboarding at Lost Valley, may result in loss of lift ticket priviledges.. 

Instuctors in good standing may also request a complimentary pass for a friend . This request must be placed with the Director 48 hrs before the desired date of ticket

Any instructor wishing to ski or snowboard during Holiday hours or on weekends, must be at Lost Valley by 9:45 am in order to receive an Instructor Lift Ticket , unless previous arrangements have been made. 

if you have not made prior arrangements and arrive after 9:45 on a weekend or holiday,  you will not be given a lift ticket and may purchase one at the ticket counter




Lost Valley Ski Area
200 Lost Valley Road
Auburn, ME 04210

© 2018


Regular Hours
Monday-Thursday 3pm-8pm, Friday 12pm-9pm, Saturday 9am-9pm, Sunday 9am-4pm

Maine Family Snow Tube Park Hours:
PLEASE NOTE: Tube Park Closed Saturday, Jan 20th 4p-6p for a private function. All other sessions times open

Friday 4-8 in 2 hour blocks
Saturday 10am-8pm in 2-hour blocks
Sunday 10am-4pm in 2-hour blocks