Whistler Adult Ski and Snowboard Lessons

  • Learn to ski or snowboard or improve your technique with Whistler Blackcomb's expert instructors
  • Choose from private, semi-private and group lessons, with multilingual instructors available upon request
  • Ski/Snowboard lessons booked through Whistler.com can only be booked 7+ days in advance of start date
  • Book early and save on multi-day ski and snowboard camps

Key holiday periods sell out fast. Book early to secure ski/snow school lessons on your preferred dates.

Discover Whistler Days

Receive 25% OFF selected lessons during these special value periods of the season.

  • November 17 - November 21, 2018
  • November 26 - December 14, 2018
  • February 25 - March 10, 2019

Whistler ski lessons and snowboard lessons are MAX 4. Having a maximum of 4 people in a group lesson creates the perfect environment to build your confidence while you learn and discover the incredible mountains.

MAX4 lessons are available in Full Day or Half Day afternoon options. Full Day lessons meet at 9:45 AM and end at 3:00 PM. Half Day lessons meet at 12:45 PM and end at 3:00 PM. Level 1-3 Skiers/Snowboarders meet at the base of the mountain (First time skier to Comfortable Novice). Level 4-6 Skiers/Snowboarders meet in the alpine (Intermediate skier to Expert Skier).

Rates include the 25% off for Discover Whistler Days.

Daily Lessons Level Price Location
Half Day Ski/Ride Lesson Level 1 Only $157 Whistler or Blackcomb
Half Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Level 1 $181 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $187 Whistler or Blackcomb
Third Day Free Special Lesson
(Consecutive Days)
Level Price Location
3 Full Day Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $560 $374 Whistler or Blackcomb
3 Full Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Levels 1-3 Only $633 $422 Whistler or Blackcomb
Multi Day Ski Camps Level Price Location
The Camp - 4 Full Day Ski Lessons
Monday Start only
Levels 3-6 $699 $649 Whistler or Blackcomb
Private Lessons Level Price Location
Half Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $679 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $879 Whistler or Blackcomb
Ski with an Olympian - Full Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $995 Whistler or Blackcomb
Private Lesson Early booking Offer - Book by November 15, 2018 All Adult Private Lessons Receive $100 off each day when 3 days or more are booked. Call 1.800.944.7853 to book this offer

Importance of Advance Reservations

We strongly recommend making a reservation well in advance of your lesson date to ensure availability. Making advance reservations during Holiday periods is a must to guarantee your preferred lesson type/time.

Holiday Season

  • December 15, 2018 - January 21, 2019
  • February 2, 2019 - February 24, 2019
  • April 8 - April 22, 2019

Whistler ski lessons and snowboard lessons are MAX 4. Having a maximum of 4 people in a group lesson creates the perfect environment to build your confidence while you learn and discover the incredible mountains.

MAX4 lessons are available in Full Day or Half Day afternoon options. Full Day lessons meet at 9:45 AM and end at 3:00 PM. Half Day lessons meet at 12:45 PM and end at 3:00 PM. Level 1-3 Skiers/Snowboarders meet at the base of the mountain (First time skier to Comfortable Novice). Level 4-6 Skiers/Snowboarders meet in the alpine (Intermediate skier to Expert Skier).

Daily Lessons Level Price Location
Half Day Ski/Ride Lesson Level 1 Only $249 Whistler or Blackcomb
Half Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Level 1 $281 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $299 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Levels 1-3 Only $331 Whistler or Blackcomb
Third Day Free Special Lesson
(Consecutive Days)
Level Price Location
3 Full Day Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $897 $598 Whistler or Blackcomb
3 Full Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Levels 1-3 Only $993 $662 Whistler or Blackcomb
Multi Day Ski Camps Level Price Location
The Camp - 4 Full Day Ski Lessons
Monday Start only
Levels 3-6 $699 $649 Whistler or Blackcomb
Private Lessons Level Price Location
Half Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $699 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $899 Whistler or Blackcomb
Ski with an Olympian - Full Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $1,059 Whistler or Blackcomb
Private Lesson Early booking Offer - Book by November 15, 2017 All Adult Private Lessons Receive $50 off each day when 3 days or more are booked. Call 1.800.944.7853 to book this offer

Regular Season

  • November 22 - 25, 2018
  • January 22 - February 1, 2019
  • March 11 - April 7, 2019

Whistler ski lessons and snowboard lessons are MAX 4. Having a maximum of 4 people in a group lesson creates the perfect environment to build your confidence while you learn and discover the incredible mountains.

MAX4 lessons are available in Full Day or Half Day afternoon options. Full Day lessons meet at 9:45 AM and end at 3:00 PM. Half Day lessons meet at 12:45 PM and end at 3:00 PM. Level 1-3 Skiers/Snowboarders meet at the base of the mountain (First time skier to Comfortable Novice). Level 4-6 Skiers/Snowboarders meet in the alpine (Intermediate skier to Expert Skier).

Daily Lessons Level Price Location
Half Day Ski/Ride Lesson Level 1 Only $209 Whistler or Blackcomb
Half Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Level 1 Only $241 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $249 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Levels 1-3 Only $281 Whistler or Blackcomb
Third Day Free Special Lesson
(Consecutive Days)
Level Price Location
3 Full Day Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $747 $498 Whistler or Blackcomb
3 Full Day Learn to Ski/Ride Lesson & Lift Ticket Levels 1-3 Only $843 $562 Whistler or Blackcomb
Multi Day Ski Camps Level Price Location
The Camp - 4 Full Day Ski Lessons
Monday Start only
Levels 3-6 $699 $649 Whistler or Blackcomb
Private Lessons Level Price Location
Half Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $679 Whistler or Blackcomb
Full Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $879 Whistler or Blackcomb
Ski with an Olympian - Full Day Private Ski/Ride Lesson Levels 1-6 $995 Whistler or Blackcomb
Private Lesson Early booking Offer - Book by November 15, 2018 All Adult Private Lessons Receive $100 off each day when 3 days or more are booked. Call 1.800.944.7853 to book this offer

Ski or Ride with an Olympian - Private Lessons

Only the worlds best ski and snowboard athletes make it to the Olympic Games, and in Whistler you can get up close and personal with an Olympian in a private ski or snowboard lesson. An opportunity to follow in the tracks of a world-class athlete, learn their technique and hear their Olympic stories in an exclusive Snow School program.

Lesson Details Price
Private Lesson - Full day ski or ride with an Olympian Go one-on-one or make a group with up to five family or friends of similar ability – one price. $995

Multi-day Camps or Specialty Lessons

Multi-day programs give you a great opportunity to improve your technique while exploring everything the mountains have to offer. Book before November 15, 2018 and save up to $100.

The Camp

The Camp is open to intermediate skiers able to ski with poles in parallel turns on blue terrain to expert skiers wanting to take their skiing to the next level. All camps start on Monday’s and meet betweek 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM in the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain.

Extremely Canadian Steep Skiing Clinic

Steep skiing clinic for intermediate to expert skiers. Small groups of similar ability, combined with a serious amount of vertical with guarantee improvement, tired legs and an unforgettable ski day. Après with beer and nachos at Merlins included. Clinic begins at 8:30 AM.

The North Face Women’s 2 Day Ski Camp (level 1-6)

Camps run throughout the year on a variety of dates. All women all the time! The North Face Ski Camps accommodate all types of riding from beginner to expert and for those who like to dabble in park. Coaching from top level female skiers and riders. Après reception included. Prizes given out the final day. Camps begins at 8:30 AM at Merlins Bar & Grill, at the base of Blackcomb Mountain.

Showcase Women’s 2 day Snowboard Camps (level 1 - 6)

These all women weekend ride camps will help you master confidence at any level of snowboarding. Two days with top female coaching, in a safe and motivating environment, will help you expand your terrain and develop your skills.

Lesson Details Price
The Camp - 4 Full Day Ski Lessons
Monday Start only
Skiing ability is level 4-6. Monday Start only. $699 $649
Extremely Canadian 2 Day Camp Skiing ability is level 4-6. Mon, Thurs or Sat start only. $479 $429
Women's 2 Day Ski/Snowboard Camp Ability level 1-6. Select weekend dates only. Call 1.800.944.7853 for details. $379 $329

Yes Tours

Yes Tours provides training courses designed to improve ski and snowboarding technique. Courses include:

  • Ski and Snowboard Improvement programs to enhance technical skills
  • Ski and Snowboard Instructor courses which include certification for employment opportunities

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Lesson Information

Times: Max 4 Full Day Lessons - Lessons 1 - 3 meet at 9:30 AM, Levels 4 - 6 meet at 9:45 AM. All classes end at 3:00 PM.

Max 4 Half Day Lessons - Meet at 12:45 PM (afternoon option only).

Learn to Ski & Ride - Whistler Blackcomb's teaching method is customer centered to ease the learning curve. Beginners only. No pressure zone. Specialized, easy to handle terrain. You can relax and learn at the same time.

The Camp - Two of the longest running & most successful ski camps in North America – Dave Murray and Ski Esprit are joining forces to create THE CAMP. THE CAMP is open to low level intermediate (3+) to expert skiers wanting to take their skiing to the next level.

Private Lessons - Ski, telemark or ride the park and pipe with video analysis and language choice. The ultimate mountain learning experience. Cut the lift line-ups, ski or ride the best places (including the secret ones), plus get one-on-one instruction to take you to the next level. Go one-on-one or form a group of up to five friends or family members of similar ability.

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