Freestyle Programs

Ski and ride with pros who know the mountain inside out. Get the inside scoop and learn new tricks and techniques.

Quick Tips

Before You Arrive

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

Weather conditions can change rapidly. Please make sure you have the following and that all belongings are labeled:

  • Neck warmer
  • Goggles and/or sunglasses depending on the weather
  • Waterproof & insulated mittens, gloves, jacket and pants
  • Long underwear and turtleneck
  • Warm dry socks

Your Day

  • You will spend the day with your instructor learning new skills and exploring the mountain. 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.
  • Actual time on snow will vary depending on weather conditions the groups ability and stamina. 

End of the Day

  • Groups return to the Village Centre at 12:00pm for half day and 3:30pm full day lessons.

 

Contact Us:

Direct: 250-491-6101
Toll Free: 1-866-491-9040
  • Free Ride Club

    Free Ride Club

    Join the Free Ride Club for ten consecutive weeks of mountain fun and adventure!

    Free Riders, aged 5-14, are grouped by ability and age, working with their coaches to improve skills and gain confidence. Fun competitions and weekly themes are scheduled throughout the program.

    2019 Session Dates, Times and Prices

    Session Price Until Nov 30* Price From Dec 1*
    Saturday Full Day (9:30am - 3:30pm) $631 $661
    Start date: January 5th, 2019
     
    Sunday Full Day (9:30am - 3:30pm) $631 $661
    Start date: January 6th, 2019
     
    Saturday AM - Half Day (9:30am - 12pm) $445 $475
    Start date: January 5th, 2019
     
    Saturday PM - Half Day (1:00pm - 3:30pm) $395 $425
    Start date: January 5th, 2019
     
    Sunday AM - Half Day (9:30am - 12pm) $395 $425
    Start date: January 6th, 2019
     
    First week start time is 9am for full day and morning sessions; and 12:30pm for the Saturday afternoon session. *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates.

    Includes

    • 5 hours on-snow coaching for full day sessions: 2.5 hours on-snow coaching for half day sessions
    • Lunch at Happy Valley (full day sessions only)

     

    Program Requirements

    • Aged 5-14 as of the start date
    • Comfortable on green runs, stopping and turning in control, and able to ride a chairlift
    • Participants must wear a helmet
    • Must have a valid lift ticket
  • Freestyle Ski Team

    Freestyle Ski Team

    If you’re an experienced skier and would like more of a challenge, join our Freestyle Ski Team and experience performance training and competitions with us!

    Open to expert level skiers aged 7-17, who are ready for training in slopestyle, halfpipe, moguls and all mountain. Get a full day of coaching on Saturdays from highly certified freestyle coaches and develop skills to rip with the best in BC.

    2019 Session Dates, Times and Prices

    Session Price Price From Dec 1*
    Freestyle Team with lunch  (9:30am - 3:30pm) $1104 (until Nov 30) $1154
    Dates: Saturdays starting December 1st, 2018
     
    Freestyle Team without lunch (9:30am - 3:30pm) $899 (until Nov 30) $949
    Dates: Saturdays starting December 1st, 2018
     
    Dryland Training Add-On (5:00pm-7:30pm) $160 NA
    Dates: Sundays starting September 16th, 2018
     
    Holiday Camp Add-On (TBC) $225 NA
    Dates: January 2nd - 4th, 2019
     
    Spring Break Camp Add-On (TBC) $225 NA
    Dates: March 27th - 29th, 2019
     
    Spring Break Camp (non-Freestyle Team members (TBC) $345 NA
    Dates: March 27th - 29th, 2019
     
    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates. Cannot be booked online, please contact the Ski and Board School at skischool@bigwhite.com, on 250-491-6101 or toll free on 1-866-491-9040

    Includes

    • 20 consecutive Saturdays of coaching
    • Lunch at Happy Valley (if the lunch option is purchased)

     

    Program Requirements

    • Aged 7-17 as of the start date
    • Expert level skiers only
    • Must have a valid lift ticket
    • Helmets must be worn
  • Freestyle Snowboard Team

    Freestyle Snowboard Team

    If you’re an experienced snowboarder and would like more of a challenge, join our Freestyle Snowboard Team and experience performance training and competitions with us!

    Open to expert level snowboarders aged 7-17, who are ready for Terrain Park focused training. Get a full day of coaching on Saturdays from highly certified freestyle coaches and develop skills to rip with the best in BC.

    2019 Session Dates, Times and Prices

    Session Price Price From Dec 1*
    Freestyle Team with lunch  (9:30am - 3:30pm) $1104 (until Nov 30) $1154
    Dates: Saturdays starting December 1st, 2018
     
    Freestyle Team without lunch (9:30am - 3:30pm) $899 (until Nov 30) $949
    Dates: Saturdays starting December 1st, 2018
     
    Dryland Training Add-On (5:00pm-7:30pm) $160 NA
    Dates: Sundays starting September 16th, 2018
     
    Holiday Camp Add-On (TBC) $225 NA
    Dates: January 2nd - 4th, 2019
     
    Spring Break Camp Add-On (TBC) $225 NA
    Dates: March 27th - 29th, 2019
     
    Spring Break Camp (non-Freestyle Team members (TBC) $345 NA
    Dates: March 27th - 29th, 2019
     
    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates. Cannot be booked online, please contact the Ski and Board School at skischool@bigwhite.com, on 250-491-6101 or toll free on 1-866-491-9040

    Includes

    • 20 consecutive Saturdays of coaching
    • Lunch at Happy Valley (if the lunch option is purchased)

     

    Program Requirements

    • Aged 7-17 as of the start date
    • Expert level snowboarders only
    • Must have a valid lift ticket
    • Helmets must be worn
  • Pro's In Training

    Pro's in Training

    Want to learn how to become a ski instructor, but not sure where to start? Then we have the program for you!

    For all former Free Ride Club members aged 14 & 15, join Big White Ski and Board School this winter for an exclusive opportunity to realize your dream of becoming a ski instructor!

    This consecutive 10-week program runs concurrently with Freeride Club and gives you hands-on experience teaching with our qualified Kids Centre pros in the morning, helping with lunch, learning off snow policies and procedures, and followed up with a structured training program in the afternoon to prepare you for your Level 1 CSIA and beyond!

    Session Price Until Nov 30* Price From Dec 1*
    Pro's in Training (9:00am - 3:00pm) $433 $463
    Dates: Saturdays starting January 5th, 2019
     
    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates.

    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice. Lift ticket not included see Tickets for lift ticket rates.

    Includes

    • Lunch
    • Level 1 course for participants aged 15 and over*
    • 10 mornings (9:00am-12:30pm) teaching alongside our Kids Centre instructors and learning off-snow procedures; with the following training emphasis:
      • Weeks 1-4 – Teaching Beginner Skiers
      • Weeks 5-7 – Teaching Novice Skiers
      • Weeks 8-10 – Teaching Intermediate Skiers
    • 10 afternoons (1:00pm-3:00pm) preparing for your Level 1 course with one of our qualified CSIA trainers

    *Minimum age requirement for the Level 1 CSIA course is 15 years of age on the first day of the course.

     

    Program Requirements

    • Aged 14 or 15 as of the start date
    • Previous participation in Free Ride Club
    • Must have a valid lift ticket
    • Helmets must be worn

    Please note: the program must have a minimum of 3 participants enrolled by November 30th, 2018 to proceed. The price listed for December 1st onwards is only valid if at least 3 participants are already enrolled.

     

    To book please contact the Ski and Board School:

    Direct: 250-491-6101
    Toll Free: 1-866-491-9040

Join the conversation


  • @BigWhite

    This year we'll be offering four Never Ever Days for those who have never skied or snowboarded before! Available Sa… https://t.co/T6t6xyLnmp

eNewsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive news, contest alerts and special offers from Big White Ski Resort.

Sign me up for:
© 2018 Big White All rights reserved.