Whistler Teen Ski and Snowboard Lessons

  • Teens from 13 to 18 years old of all ability levels will love Whistler Blackcombs ski and snowboard lessons.
  • Learn new skills, make friends and explore both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains with expert instructors.
  • Choose from private and group lessons with multilingual instructors available upon request.
  • Enjoy lift line priority on all lifts during your lesson.
  • Teens ages 13-14 years can join Whistler Kids Daily Lessons.
  • Teens ages 15-18 years can join Adult MAX4 Group Lessons.
  • Daily Lessons can only be booked online 3+ days (5+ days for private lessons) in advance of start date.

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


Off-Peak Season

  • November 26, 2020 - December 18, 2020
  • January 4 - January 8, 2021
  • January 11 - January 22, 2021
  • January 25 - January 29, 2021
  • February 1 - February 5, 2021
  • February 8 - February 26, 2021
  • March 1 - March 12, 2021
  • March 20 - April 11, 2021
  • April 12 - April 18, 2021 (Private Lessons Only

Daily Ski or Snowboard Private Lessons

A Private Lesson is your most customizable option. Discover more of the mountains, or use it as a way to ski with your family or group of friends. With up to 6 people of similar ability per guide for only one price, get more from your visit. This is your day, and we guarantee to make the most of your valuable time here. To top it off, our Privates instructors are all top pros from around the world who speak a variety of languages and is on request basis. This truly is the ultimate mountain experience! Guests can choose to start from the base of Whistler, Blackcomb or Creekside (level 3+).

Half Day ( 3 hours AM or PM )

  • $699 Lesson Only

Full Day ( 6 hours )

  • $899 Lesson Only

 

Importance of Advance Reservations During Peak Season

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.

Peak Season

  • December 19, 2020 - January 3, 2021
  • January 9 - January 10, 2021
  • January 23 - January 24, 2021
  • January 30 - January 31, 2021
  • February 6 - February 7, 2021
  • February 27 - February 28, 2021
  • March 13 - March 19, 2021

Daily Ski or Snowboard Private Lessons

A Private Lesson is your most customizable option. Discover more of the mountains, or use it as a way to ski with your family or group of friends. With up to 6 people of similar ability per guide for only one price, get more from your visit. This is your day, and we guarantee to make the most of your valuable time here. To top it off, our Privates instructors are all top pros from around the world who speak a variety of languages and is on request basis. This truly is the ultimate mountain experience! Guests can choose to start from the base of Whistler, Blackcomb or Creekside (level 3+).

Half Day ( 3 hours AM or PM )

  • $789 Lesson Only

Full Day ( 6 hours )

  • $989 Lesson Only

 

Lesson Information

Group Lessons - Teens aged 13-14 can join Kids Daily Lessons which are available at Blackcomb only. Teens aged 15-18 can join Adult MAX4 Group Lessons which are available at Whistler only. Please refer to the prices and information on the Adult Lessons page (for age 15-18) and the Kids Lesson page (for age 13-14). Each lesson comes with a mountain reservation for the lesson participant(s) only. A pass or lift ticket will be required for all lesson participants. Face coverings will be required this season. Group lessons run from November 26, 2020 to April 25, 2021 and must be booked at least 3 days in advance.

Private Lessons - Build your confidence and explore the mountains with a pro who matches your exact needs. Go one-on-one or create your own group with up to six family or friends of similar ability. You can select pros by specific languages, skill set, and certification level. Plus, we have the highest certified pros with the most teaching and guiding experience. Lift line priority including fast upload at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb, or from Creekside (level 3+ only). Each lesson comes with a mountain reservation for the lesson participant(s) only. A pass or lift ticket will be required for all lesson participants. Face coverings will be required this season. Private lessons run from November 26, 2020 to April 25, 2021 and must be booked at least 5 days in advance.

Lift Tickets - All guests must have a lift ticket or pass to ski or ride. If you are not a pass holder, discounted lift tickets for use on your lesson date(s) only can be purchased upon lesson check in from Whistler Blackcomb Ski School Guest Services. If you are a pass holder, your mountain access reservation is confirmed when you book your lesson.

Your Day

You will spend the day with your instructor learning new skills, exploring the mountains and having a ton of fun. Lessons alternate between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains so you will have a chance to explore all the terrain available to your level. Please note beginner skiers and riders may spend more time on one mountain depending on the type of terrain that is suitable.

Please note that under current COVID restrictions participants and instructors are unable to sit together during lunch. Instructors will take participants to the Roundhouse Lodge for 11:15 AM. Participants must make their own reservation at the lodge for 11:15. Instructors will organize a meeting time and place for after lunch to resume the lesson.

Actual time on snow will vary depending on weather conditions the groups ability and stamina. Some groups will take a quick 30 minute lunch with no breaks and others will take more frequent breaks throughout the day.

Before You Arrive:

  • Come dressed and ready to ski or snowboard.
  • Ensure that you are well rested and have eaten breakfast.

What To Bring:

Remember, weather conditions can change rapidly so dress accordingly. Please come equipped with the following:

  • Helmet: mandatory for all children and teens aged 5-18 yrs participating in ski and snowboard programs.
  • Face masks are mandatory
  • Warm hat and neck gaitor
  • Goggles and/or sunglasses depending on the weather
  • Sunscreen and lip balm applied.
  • Waterproof & insulated gloves, jacket and pants
  • Long underwear and turtleneck
  • Warm dry socks
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