Ski/Snowboard School - Kids & Teens Programs

Where memories and learning are inspired through encouragement, accomplishment and friendship. A massive playground is waiting for your child to explore!

Choose from daycare, private lessons, group lessons, or the Teen Ride Tribe program to suit your child's age and ability level. 


Whistler Blackcomb Childcare, Kids & Teen Programs

Whistler Blackcomb has world-renowned ski/snowboard school programs for kids. Exploration of enchanted forests and magical castles brings a new adventure every day with the perfect blend of skill development, mountain exploration, social time and fun. Your child will create lasting memories and develop skills that will remain with him/her right through to adulthood. Why should your kids take Whistler Blackcomb Ski School Lessons?

But maybe your little one is too little to hit the slopes just yet. Don't worry. Whistler Blackcomb also offers excellent daycare programs for 18 - 48 month olds.

Please note: Programs do fill up. Advance registration is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.


Childcare for 18 - 48 Months

All staff are Early Childhood Educators and have First Aid training. You will be given a complimentary pager so you can rest assured everything is fine and enjoy your ski day with total peace of mind. Child to staff ratio is 4 toddlers to 1 staff member.

Children will never have a bored moment as they tap into their creative side, doing craft projects. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities and don't forget story time!

This is a fun, stimulating, age appropriate environment in three convenient locations - Whistler Base, Blackcomb Base, Creekside Base.

Priced at $85 per day.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are tailored with your child's needs and pace in mind. Experience individual, personalized coaching or split the lesson (and the cost) with up to 4 other children. Naturally, a private lesson provides an accelerated learning environment and as a result, you can expect rapid progress. Terrain is chosen to fit your child's abilities and moods.

Want to spend more time with your children? Whistler Blackcomb can customize the private lesson for your family so you can ski and ride together and explore the mountains with your own instructor. Includes lift line priority.

Available for both skiers and riders in half day, full day or multiple days. Limited to a maximum of 5 people per class.

Prices range from $435 for half day lessons to $599 for full day lessons.

Savings Note: Save up to 13% when you book your lesson from opening - December 10, 2010. 

3 - 12 Years - Group Lessons

Full day or Adventure Camp programs provide young mountain lovers everything from the basics to the terrain park to all over exploration. There is an emphasis on mountain fun, games and loads of laughs on specially designed children's terrain. Kids explore the areas not known to adults like Magic Forest, Blackcomb's Castle and Whistler's Tree Fort. They will progress at their own comfort rate and can take as many breaks as they need.

Full day lessons are available daily for skiers and snowboarders.

The Adventure Camp is Whistler Blackcomb's best group ski lesson program for kids. It's absolutely jam packed with fun events, weekly themes and activities. Your kids will become comfortable quickly as they have the same instructor all week. Five Day Ski Adventure Camps include après and a grab bag.

Groups are divided by age and ability:

3 - 4 year olds - maximum 5 students/group

5 - 6 year old - maximum of 7 students/group

7 - 12 year olds - maximum of 8 students/group. Twelve year olds have the option of registering in Ride Tribe. Parents/guardians should be aware of the extra responsibilities and freedom in this program. Twelve year olds in Ride Tribe will be grouped with teens up to 14 years old.

Prices range from $132 for full day lessons to $398.30 for the five day adventure camp (Discover Whistler Days)

*Add a lift ticket to these lessons for a discounted extra charge.

Ride Tribe - Group Programs for 13 - 18 Year Olds

Teens love this program because they can ski or ride with other teens their age and ability level. The Instructors are just slightly older than them so they know what's cool and where to go. The focus is fun with lots of ski or ride time.

Programs are offered daily with two day programs offered on the weekends, running Saturday - Sunday.

Groups are divided by age and ability. Limited to a maximum of 8 teens per class.

Prices range from $132 for full day - $264 for weekend classes.

*Add a lift ticket to these lessons for a discounted extra charge.



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