Adult Lessons

Taking a lesson with us will be fun and informative whether you’re a first timer or an expert. All our instructors are highly trained and highly motivated to give you the best skiing or snowboarding experience in a fun and safe atmosphere. To book a lesson or for more information phone 403-760-7716 or email snowschool@banffnorquay.com.

To ensure your visit and lesson experience runs as smoothly as possible, please check in a minimum of 1 hour ahead of your scheduled lesson start time. The Snow School desk is located in the Main Cascade Lodge on the right hand side. Visit us first for all lesson booking prior to collecting tickets and rental equipment.

Discovery Ski and Snowboard Lessons – Includes Lift Ticket and Rentals

We understand that learning can be very intimating for a first time skier or snowboarders. Our instructors will help you learn to love this sport as much as they do. In our specially designed learning area, you will learn to ski or ride the safe way. Feeling ambitious? try our 2 day lessons. The first day you will conquer the basics of sliding stopping turning in our beginner area. Day 2 you will start to adventure passed the Magic Carpet. Skiers will start to work towards parallel turns, snowboarders will gain more confidence turning and edging.

2 HR 4 HR 2 Day *
Price $99 $139 $269
Lesson Times 10 am & 1 pm 10 am 10 am

* 2 – 4 Hour discovery lessons. Must be used on consecutive days. Please arrive an hour prior to lesson on first day.
Price includes lesson, rentals and lift ticket

Adult lessons: Level 2 to 5

Whether you have skied once or twice, or want to gain more confidence on green and blue runs. In your lesson you will receive helpful feedback that will help you gain more enjoyment out of the mountain.


Advanced Lessons:  Level 6 and level 7

These lessons are taught by our most experienced instructors. You will learn technique for steeper terrain, groomed and un-groomed. This lesson gives you a chance to ride some of the best lines Norquay has to offer.

2 HR 2 HR
Price $84 $84
Lesson Times 10 am 1 pm

Ski pass/Lift tickets not included

Private lessons

Pricing for 1 person.

2 HR 3HR Additional Person(s)
Price $199 $269 $69
Lesson Times 9 am, 10 am & 1 pm

Ski pass/Lift tickets not included. $69 additional person charge is for 1-3 people.

 To book a lesson or for more information phone 403-760-7716 or email snowschool@banffnorquay.com.

2 Hour Drop-in 5 Pack

Running weekly starting November 13th to April 5th this Midweek Five Pack offers Adults 5 x 2hr clinics, running Monday – Thursday starting at 10am. Let our senior snow school members help you improve your skills in fun and social environment.

Lessons available from 10:00am – 12:00pm

Individual Drop-in Card – $199

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Cancellation Policy

Payment is required at the time of booking. Cancellations outside 24 hours of the lesson time will receive full refund. Cancellations within 24 hours of the lesson, a 50% fee will be charged. No Shows will automatically be charged the full lesson price. Due to extreme weather conditions where lessons will be cancelled by the snow school we will issue a credit to be used at the snow school in the value of the lesson price.

The temperature at Mt Norquay must be below -20 Degrees Celsius at lesson time in order for the lesson to be cancelled by Norquay. If driving is classified unsafe on the following websites or RCMP are not advising driving, credits will be issued.

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Please Note

All lessons subject to availability and do not include lift ticket or rentals (Excluding Discovery Lesson Packages). Prices do not include taxes.

Ability Levels

SKI

Level 1


Never Skied Before

Level 2


Been Once or Twice Familiar with sliding.
Familiar with equipment use.
Familiar with Magic Carpet lift.

Level 3


Can Stop and Turn on Magic Carpet.
Confident stopping on beginner terrain.
Confident turning on beginner terrain.
Confident use of Magic Carpet.

Level 4


Confident on Green Terrain.
Can stop in a snowplow on green terrain.
Can turn confidently in a snowplow on green terrain.
Familiar with use of chairlifts.

Level 5


Confident on Blue Terrain.
Comfortable turning and stopping on blue terrain.
Can parallel turn on green terrain.
Can hockey stop on green terrain.
Familiar with use of all types of lifts.

Level 6


Confident on Black Terrain.
Comfortable turning and stopping on black terrain.
Can parallel turn on blue terrain.
Comfortable in trees & bumps on blue terrain.
Can hockey stop on blue terrain.

Level 7


Confident anywhere on the mountain.
Can ski double black diamond terrain.
Parallel turns and hockey stops on Black terrain.
Comfortable in bumps on black terrain.
Comfortable in tighter tree runs, on black terrain.


SNOWBOARD*

Level 1


Has never snowboarded before

Level 2


Has snowboarded once or twice.
Can side slip on the magic carpet on toe/heel edge.
Can stop in control on beginner terrain.
Comfortable on Magic Carpet.

Level 3


Comfortable on beginner terrain.
Can pendulum left and right on toe/heel edge on green terrain.
Can stop with control on green terrain.
Can turn left/right on green terrain (not yet linking turns).

Level 4


Comfortable on Green Terrain.
Can link turns on green terrain.
Can pendulum toe/heel edge on blue terrain.
Can stop with control on blue terrain.

Level 5


Comfortable on Blue Terrain.
Can link turns on blue terrain.
Can pendulum toe/heel edge on black terrain.
Can stop with control on black terrain.

Level 6


Comfortable on Black Terrain.
Can link turns on black terrain.
Can link turns in moguls on blue terrain.
Some knowledge of small terrain park features.

Level 7


Comfortable anywhere on the mountain.
Can link turns on any terrain.
Can link turns in moguls on black terrain.
Can link turns in treed areas.
Basic knowledge of terrain park features and skills.

*(Only Ages 8+ for Group Lessons)