Adult Programs

We are never too old to learn. With today’s advancement on equipment, skiing and snowboarding has become a very safe activity. Norquay has opened 5 new beginners to intermediate runs to help you build confidence at your own pace. With our wide range of clinics, we have something for any level.

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

Unless indicated, prices DO NOT include lift ticket or rentals. All prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to 5% GST.

Midweek Adult Clinics

Running weekly starting November 30th to April 7th 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

Want more specific training? Check out our specialty days:

  • Wednesday – Women’s Wednesdays (all levels)
  • Thursday – Advanced clinics

Individual Card – TBD

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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 25% fee will be charged. No Shows will automatically be charged 50% of the 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.

Extreme weather temperature and road conditions 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, refunds or weather checks will be given out.

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)