Beginner Lessons

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To continue to act in accordance with the instructions of the BC Ministry of Health and other Government officials, we are suspending the operation of this activity/program due to the challenges with maintaining social distancing, sanitization and the safety of our staff and guests.

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Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 restrictions and protocols, group lessons have been suspended during the 2020/21 Winter Season. This has been a tough decision to make but we feel the safety and health of all of our guests and staff is of the utmost importance during this time.

Please see our Private Lessons page to see what products we have available this season.

 

New to the Sport?

We understand that snow sports can be intimidating for first-timers or those who are re-entering the sport after a long absence. The Big White Ski and Board School Team is super excited to introduce/reintroduce you to this lifetime Winter Sport! Learning from our top quality Pros on one of the best learning areas in the world, will help enhance your Ski or Snowboard Experience from Day one.

We love snow sports and are passionate about making your first experience on snow amazing! For only $30.00 extra why not upgrade from Discover Half Day to Discover Full Day; you‘ll get an extra 2-hour lesson.

Please Note: You can only participate in these programs once.

Frequently Asked Questions >>

Ski & Board School Guarantee

 

 

Please contact Ski School to register.

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

 

2019-2020 Program Rates

  • Ages 3-4

     

    The Ski Cubs Discover Half Day program gives children a positive experience for their first time skiing in a fun, safe and encouraging group lesson environment, with small class ratios. The Next Step program then provides the perfect way to progress new ski skills.

     

    Program Rates

    Discover Half Day program
    Price $85
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • tot day lift ticket
     
    Next Step ^
    Price $85
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • tot day lift ticket

    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
    ^Previous participation in the Discover Program required for registration in the Next Step program.
    *Discover and Next Step programs include Day Tickets for the mountain, this program does not include night lift tickets.

     

     

    Program Times

    Morning session
    Meeting Time* 8:45am
    Lesson Time 9:45am - 11:45am
     
    Afternoon session
    Meeting Time* 12:15pm
    Lesson Time 1:15pm - 3:15pm

    *Meet at the Kids Centre
    Please note: this program is offered as skiing only for ages 3-4.

  • Ages 5-7

     

    The Snow Riders Discover Half Day and Full Day programs give children a positive experience for their first time skiing or snowboarding in a fun, safe and encouraging group lesson environment. The Next Step program then provides the perfect way to progress new ski and snowboard skills.

     

    Program Rates

    Discover Half Day program (age 5)
    Price
    $85
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • tot day lift ticket
     
    Discover Half Day program (age 6-7)
    Price
    $90
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • child beginner lift ticket
     
    Discover Full Day program (age 5-7)
    Price
    $140
    Includes
    • Two 2-hour group ski or snowboard lessons
    • supervised lunch
    • full day rental equipment
    • child beginner lift ticket
     
    Next Step^ (age 5)
    Price
    $85
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • tot day lift ticket
     
    Next Step^ (age 6-7)
    Price
    $115
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • child full mountain day lift ticket

    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
    ^Previous participation in the Discover Program required for registration in the Next Step program.
    *Discover and Next Step programs include Day Tickets for the mountain, this program does not include night lift tickets.

     

    Program Times

    Morning session
    Meeting Time* 8:45am
    Lesson Time 9:45am - 11:45am
     
    Afternoon session
    Meeting Time* 12:15pm
    Lesson Time 1:15pm - 3:15pm
     
    Full Day session
    Meeting Time* 8:45am
    Lesson Time 9:45am - 3:15pm^

    *Meet at the Kids Centre
    ^Includes 1.5 hour supervised lunch and play break

  • Ages 8-12

     

    The Ridge Runners Discover Half Day and Full Day programs give children a positive experience for their first time skiing or snowboarding in a fun, safe and encouraging group lesson environment. The Next Step program then provides the perfect way to progress new ski and snowboard skills.

     

    Program Rates

    Discover Half Day program
    Price
    $90
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • child beginner lift ticket
     
    Discover Full Day program
    Price
    $140
    Includes
    • Two 2-hour group ski or snowboard lessons
    • supervised lunch
    • full day rental equipment
    • child beginner lift ticket
     
    Next Step^
    Price
    $115
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • child full mountain day lift ticket

    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
    ^Previous participation in the Discover Program required for registration in the Next Step program.
    *Discover and Next Step programs include Day Tickets for the mountain, this program does not include night lift tickets.

     

    Program Times

    Morning session
    Meeting Time* 8:45am
    Lesson Time 9:45am - 11:45am
     
    Afternoon session
    Meeting Time* 12:15pm
    Lesson Time 1:15pm - 3:15pm
     
    Full Day session
    Meeting Time* 8:45am
    Lesson Time 9:45am - 3:15pm^

    *Meet at the Kids Centre
    ^Includes 1.5 hour supervised lunch and play break

  • Adult (13+)

     

    These Discover Half Day and Full Day programs give teens and adults a positive experience for their first time skiing or snowboarding in a fun, safe and encouraging group lesson environment. The Next Step program then provides the perfect way to progress new ski and snowboard skills.

     

    Program Rates

    Discover Half Day program
    Price
    $110
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • adult beginner lift ticket
     
    Discover Full Day program
    Price
    $140
    Includes
    • Two 2-hour group ski or snowboard lessons
    • full day rental equipment
    • adult beginner lift ticket
     
    Next Step^
    Price
    $145
    Includes
    • 2-hour group ski or snowboard lesson
    • full day rental equipment
    • full mountain lift ticket

    *Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
    ^Previous participation in the Discover Program required for registration in the Next Step program.
    *Discover and Next Step programs include Day Tickets for the mountain, this program does not include night lift tickets.

     

    Program Times

    Morning session
    Meeting Time* 9:00am
    Lesson Time 10:00am - 12:00am
     
    Afternoon session
    Meeting Time* 12:00pm^
    Lesson Time 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    *Meet at the Kids Centre
    ^Full day program participants do not need to meet at 12pm; they meet the instructor just before 1pm for the second lesson

 

The Ski Cubs Discover Half Day program gives children a positive experience for their first time skiing in a fun, safe and encouraging group lesson environment, with small class ratios. The Next Step program then provides the perfect way to progress new ski skills.

 

Program Rates

Program Price Includes
Discover Half Day $85 2-hour group ski lesson, full day rental equipment, tot day lift ticket
Next Step^ $85 2-hour group ski lesson, full day rental equipment, tot day lift ticket

*Prices do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
^Previous participation in the Discover Program required for registration in the Next Step program.
*Discover and Next Step programs include Day Tickets for the mountain, this program does not include night lift tickets.

 

Program Times

Session Meeting Time* Lesson Time
Morning 8:45am 9:45am - 11:45am
Afternoon 12:15pm 1:15pm - 3:15pm

*Meet at the Kids Centre
Please note: this program is offered as skiing only for ages 3-4.

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