Learn To SkiThis winter get #snowproud
There’s never been a better time to learn to ski in Alberta. From your local skill hill to the big resorts in the Canadian Rockies are offering learn to ski packages with lessons across the province to get you started.
We’ve got a pair of skis or snowboard with your name on it.
Forget the excuses, it’s time to join the fun and experience all an Alberta winter is about. Take part in this Canadian pastime and share your story with #snowproud. Be proud of your accomplishments on the hill – from the smallest to the biggest, we want to hear about it!
Great Learn to Ski Resources
The Canadian Ski Council’s Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass™ lets you ski and snowboard two times at EACH participating ski area for $29.99. To join in, you need to be in grade 4 or 5 (or 9 or 10 years old) and live in Canada. Every skier and snowboarder is welcome, especially if you’re a beginner.
WHERE CAN I USE IT?
The SnowPass card is accepted at 125+ ski/snowboard areas. SnowPass program is national, so you can use it in other provinces!
Never Ever Days mission is to create lifelong skiers and riders. Never Ever Days is the ultimate beginners’ package for anyone who’s ever considered trying skiing or snowboarding; providing everything you need – equipment rental, beginner lift ticket, and a lesson – for just $25.
WHERE CAN I USE IT?
Never Ever Days is offered on select dates at participating ski areas throughout the ski season.
Tips and Tricks Before You Hit the Slopes
First Timer Questions: How Do I Manage My Risk on the Ski Hill?Dean from Castle Mountain Resort answers your question! All sports have some level of risk and we look to the Alpine Responsibility Code to…
First Timer Questions – What To Look For When Buying GearGEARING UP FOR A DAY AT THE SKI RESORT Get Dressed For Success on the Slopes! We get it. If you’re brand spanking new…
First Timer Questions: I’ve mastered the pizza and French fries, what’s next?I’ve mastered the pizza and French fries, what’s next? ‘Spaghetti!’ That’s what’s next, according to Pass Powderkeg’s Snow School Supervisor, Michelle Dupuis. But we’re…
First Timer Questions: Do I Have to Go to the Mountains to Ski?Jocelyn from Rabbit Hill Snow Resort answers your question! No, you don’t have to go to the mountains to have a fun day on…
First Timer Questions: Is Skiing or Snowboarding Expensive?Arney from Sunshine Village Ski Resort answers your question! When first starting out, there are a few affordable alternatives to buying brand new gear.…
First Timer Questions: What Gear Do I Need to Buy to Start Skiing?Caleb from Nakiska Ski Area answers your question! When you first start out, RENT before you buy! Most ski areas offer affordable rental options…
Staying safe in ski areas.
Skiing, snowboarding and other activities that take place at ski areas involve the risk of injury. The information contained in the Safety and Risk Awareness section of this website is intended to inform you of the risks, dangers and hazards that you may encounter at a ski area and help you to stay safe while enjoying these activities.