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 13-18 years can join Whistler Kids Daily Lessons.
  • Teens aged 18 years can opt to join Adult MAX5 Group Lessons.
  • Daily Lessons can only be booked online 2+ days (3+ 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.


Regular Season

  • November 26, 2021 - December 17, 2021
  • January 3 - February 18, 2022 (Weekdays only)
  • February 28 - March 11, 2022 (Weekdays only)
  • March 21 - March 27, 2022 (Weekdays only)
  • March 28 - April 8, 2022

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

Lesson Only products - separate lift ticket purchase required

Lesson Only Price Location
1 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $259 Whistler
2 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $518 Whistler
3 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $777 Whistler
4 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $1036 Whistler
5 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $1295 Whistler

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 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! Guests can choose to start from the base of Whistler, Blackcomb or Creekside (level 3+).

Half Day (3 hours AM or PM)

  • $739 Lesson Only

Full Day (6 hours)

  • $939 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

  • All weekends January 8 - March 27, 2022
  • December 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022
  • February 19 - February 27, 2022
  • March 12 - March 20, 2022
  • April 9 - 18, 2022

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

Lesson Only products - separate lift ticket purchase required

Lesson Only Price Location
1 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $279 Whistler
2 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $558 Whistler
3 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $837 Whistler
4 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $1116 Whistler
5 Day Teen (13-18) Daily Lesson Only $1395 Whistler

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 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! Guests can choose to start from the base of Whistler, Blackcomb or Creekside (level 3+).

Half Day (3 hours AM or PM)

  • $799 Lesson Only

Full Day (6 hours)

  • $999 Lesson Only

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 available at Whistler Village or Blackcomb. 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. Group lessons run from November 25, 2021 to April 18, 2022 and must be booked at least 2+ 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 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, or from Creekside (level 3+ only). A pass or lift ticket will be required for all lesson participants. Private lessons run from November 25, 2021 to April 18, 2022 and must be booked at least 3+ days in advance.

Lift Tickets - All guests must have a lift ticket or pass to ski or ride.

Vaccination Requirements - Children ages 12 and older who are part of a full-day ski and ride school program will be required to show proof of vaccination as lessons include lunches at indoor restaurants. This proof of vaccination will be required at the time of drop-off at the ski and ride school program.

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.
  • Face masks are required for all individuals 12 and over on gondolas and indoors
  • 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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