Whistler Teen Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Teens from 13 to 18 years old of all ability levels will love Whistler Blackcomb’s ski and snowboard lessons where they can learn new skills, make friends, and explore both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains with expert instructors. Teens aged 13-18 years can join Whistler Kids Daily Lessons, with the option for teens aged 18 years to join Adult MAX5 Group Lessons. Choose from private and group lessons with multilingual instructors available upon request.

  • Discover great Kids Perks in Whistler like free rentals and special room amenities.
  • A pass or lift ticket will be required for all lesson participants.
  • Daily Lessons can only be booked online 2+ days (3+ days for private lessons) in advance of start date.
  • Winter 2022/23 Private Lessons are now available to book. Check back for updates on Group Lessons.
  • For more information, call 1.800.944.7853 and speak with our Whistler-based Travel Consultants.

Winter 2022/23 Private Lessons Now Available

Private Ski or Snowboard Lessons are now available to book for Winter 2022/23. Please note that availability is subject to change and private lessons will be confirmed by Whistler Blackcomb in September 2022.


Winter 2022/23

Regular Season

  • November 24 - December 16, 2022
  • January 9 - February 17, 2023*
  • February 27 - March 10, 2023*
  • April 15 - 16, 2023

*All weekends from December 17, 2022 - April 9, 2023 are considered Peak Season.


Daily Ski or Snowboard Private Lessons

Private Lessons are now available to book for the Winter 2022/23 season.

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 5 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!

Full Day (6 hours)

  • $999 Lesson Only

Daily Group Ski and Snowboard Lessons (13-18 years old)

Lesson pricing coming soon.

  • Lesson Only products - separate lift ticket purchase required
  • Please arrive and be ready to start by 8:45 AM and pick up is from 3:00 - 3:15 PM.
  • Meet at Garibaldi Lift Company Patio (GLC)


Winter 2022/23

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

  • All weekends from December 17, 2022 - April 9, 2023
  • December 19, 2022 - January 6, 2023
  • February 20 - February 24, 2023
  • March 13 - April 14, 2023

Daily Ski or Snowboard Private Lessons

Private Lessons are now available to book for the Winter 2022/23 season.

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 5 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!

Full Day (6 hours)

  • $1,149 Lesson Only

Daily Group Ski and Snowboard Lessons (13-18 years old)

Lesson pricing coming soon.

  • Lesson Only products - separate lift ticket purchase required
  • Please arrive and be ready to start by 8:45 AM and pick up is from 3:00 - 3:15 PM.
  • Meet at Garibaldi Lift Company Patio (GLC)

Lesson Information

Group Lessons - Teens aged 13-18 can join Kids Daily Lessons which are available at Whistler Village only. Teens aged 18 can join Adult MAX5 Group Lessons which are also available at Whistler Village only. Please refer to the prices and information on the Adult Lessons page (for age 18). A pass or lift ticket will be required for all lesson participants.

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 five 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. A pass or lift ticket will be required for all lesson participants. Private lessons run from November 24, 2022 to April 16, 2023 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.

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.

Lunch vouchers are included in the price of the program for teen group lessons (not private lessons) and can be used at the Mountain Top Lodges for most products.

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 3-18 yrs participating in ski and snowboard programs.
  • 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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