Learn to ski or snowboard this winter at Mont Ste-Marie!

Can you think of a better place to nurture your child’s natural curiosity and love of the outdoors? MSM offers the best ski and snowboard lessons around. Prioritizing safety and a love for the mountain is our number one priority!

Explore Our Programs Below

ALL MOUNTAIN SKI PROGRAM

Skiing with a twist or maybe two!

The program emphasis is on skill development and All-Mountain skiing.

Requirements: 7 years and older. Skill level intermediate to advanced ONLY. Students must be able to ski on “Blue” runs. Maximum 8 students per class. Sorry, no snowboarders! Minimum of 4 students is required! No switching days once program starts!

Starts: January 11th or 12th, 2020 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 to 3:00 pm Saturday, 10:00 am to noon on Sunday

Cost: $315.00

Lift ticket: Will be available for Program Days ONLY at 25% off regular price

JUNIOR PROGRAM

For beginner skiers!

Requirements: 7 to 12 years of age. Must be able to snowplow unassisted.

Maximum of 3 students per instructor. No switching days once program starts!

Starts: January 11th or 12th, 2020 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Saturday, 10:00 am to noon on Sunday

Cost: $365.00

Lift tickets: Will be available for Program Days ONLY at 25% off regular price

MINI MAX 1

1 on 1 instruction for 1 hour

Requirements: 3, 4 or 5-years old, NEW SKIERS ONLY!

Starts: January 11th and 12th – February 8th and 9th 2020 for 4 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

Schedule: 10:00 am, 11:15 am. 1:00 pm or 2:15 pm

Cost: $250.00 lift ticket extra

Limited registration so sign up early!

NOTE: you cannot register online, please contact info@montstemarie.com

MINI MAX 3

Get your 4, 5 and 6-year-olds skiing in our Mini Max 3 Program

Requirements: Must be able to snowplow confidently! 3 Children to 1 Instructor for 2 hours

Starts: January 11th or 12th, 2020 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

Schedule: 10:00am to noon or 1:00pm to 3:00pm Saturday,                  10:00am to noon on Sunday.

Cost: $455.00 lift ticket extra

CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS

Mont Ste-Marie offers a 5-day Christmas program for children of all ability levels.

(Sorry, no snowboarders!)

Starts: December 27th to December 31st, 2019

Mini Max Christmas Camp: 3 – 6 years old able to snowplow unassisted. Ratio of 3:1 for 2 hours/day.

Cost: $260.00 plus lift ticket.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

 

Junior Christmas Camp: 7 – 12 years old able to snowplow unassisted. Ratio of 6:1 for 2 hours/day.

Cost: $220.00 plus lift ticket.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

SNOW CROSS PROGRAM

Do you want to be part of the coolest programs around? Ski Cross and Snowboard Cross are Alpine Olympic and World Cup events. These are some of the most exciting venues on snow.

SKI AND SNOWBOARD CROSS PROGRAM

MSM Snow School offers a one-day Ski and Snowboard Cross Program and two-day Ski Cross Program.

Description: 7 years and older. Skill level, intermediate to advanced. The programs focus is on technical and GS skiing/boarding and race discipline. The athletes will have the chance to compete in open events which will be hosted at Mont Ste-Marie. A race-certified helmet is mandatory. Ratio of 8 athletes to 1 coach.

Starts: Saturday January 11th, 2020 for 8 consecutive weekends. Race Dates TBD

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (Race day start time 9:00 am)

Cost: 1 Day Program, Saturdays Only: $450.00 (Ski or Snowboard)

Cost:  2 Day Program, Saturday and Sunday: $740.00 (Ski Only)

Lift ticket: Will be available for Program Days ONLY at 25% off regular price

* Snowboard Cross must have a minimum of 6 registered athletes.

 

NEW:

COMPETITIVE SNOWBOARD CROSS PROGRAM

Introducing Club Prestige Snowboard MSM” – an elite snowboard cross program for riders looking to compete at the provincial and national level.  Races are throughout Quebec, with possibility of competing across Canada.

Requirements: 10 years of age and older. Skill level intermediate to advanced. Training is geared towards provincial level as well as FIS and Nor-am Events. A race-certified helmet is mandatory, mouth guard and spine protector are recommended. Ratio of 8 athletes to 1 coach.

Starts: January 11th, 2020 for 10 consecutive weekends. Race Dates TBD

Schedule: Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. to noon & 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. (training days)

Cost: $925.00 weekends*

*Additional costs for away races and Snowboard Québec Race Fees

Additional Friday Training: $300.00 throughout the 10 weeks or $60.00/session.

Lift ticket: Will be available for Program Days ONLY at MSM for 25% off regular price

For more information on Club Prestige Snowboard MSM, please contact ski@montstemarie.com

NANCY GREENE RACING PROGRAM

The Nancy Greene program is MSM’s entry-level race program, designed to develop FUN-damental skiing skills and self-confidence.

Nancy Greene instruction emphasizes safety, FUN, fair play and entry level technical skiing skills with a focus on racing and tactical race skills.

Four races throughout the Outaouais Zone are organized to give kids an opportunity to test their newly acquired skills in a fun atmosphere, while developing confidence, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Nancy Greene races are scored as “team” events, avoiding the imposition of individual competitive pressure at too young an age.

Requirements: 6 to 13 years of age (as of December 31st). All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted. Race approved (hard ear) helmets required.

No switching days once program has started!

School-Groups

1-Day Nancy Greene

Starts: January 4th or 5th, 2020 for 10 consecutive weeks, Saturdays or Sundays

Schedule: 9:30 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Cost Options:

1 Day Saturday, no races  $450.00*

1 Day Saturday + races     $575.00**

1 Day Sunday, no races     $450.00*

1 Day Sunday + races       $500.00**

2-Day Nancy Greene Program

Starts: January 4th or 5th, 2020 for 10 consecutive weekends, Saturdays and Sundays

Schedule: 9:30 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

Cost Options:

2 Day Program, no races   $800.00*

2 Day Program + races      $850.00**

 

Nancy Greene Christmas Camp may be added to each option at an additional cost of $235.00. Camp runs from December 27 – 31, 2019, 10:00 am – noon and 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.

Lift ticket: Will be available for Program Days ONLY at 25% off regular price

*Non-racers may compete in the MSM NG race with an additional “race day” coaching fee of $50/athlete. Date TBD

**Additional fees (TBD) are payable to Club Mont Ste Marie for race participation as well as race fees to Ski Quebec Alpine (SQA). Subject to the scheduled date of the last race (TBD for 2020), the program for race participants may be extended beyond 10 weeks.

For additional information contact: ski@montstemarie.com

FIRST TIME SKI & RIDE

An excellent introduction to the wonderful sports of skiing and snowboarding. You’ll never look at winter the same again!

First-time skiers/boarders are given a 2-hour group lesson teaching ski/board basics.

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: $105.00 per person

Includes: Lift pass and equipment rental.

NB: Board is half-day rental only.

Lessons start at 10:00 am or 1:00 pm. Check in time 1 hour prior to lesson start. Children must be 12 years of age and older. If only one participant, lesson reduced to one hour. Limit of one session per person. Reservation and payment are required 24 hours in advance. No refunds! Cancellation must be a minimum of 24 hours’ notice to reschedule, based on availability

To reserve call the Snow School at 819-467-5200 extension 203

PRIVATE LESSONS

A great opportunity to spend 1-on-1 time with the best ski professionals in the region!

There’s nothing like a private lesson to help you develop your skiing and snowboarding abilities.

Reservation and payment are required 24 hours in advance. No refunds on private lessons. For cancellation, a minimum of 24 hours’ notice is required to reschedule, based on availability.

Private Lesson Cost & Duration: 1 hour $69.00 plus lift ticket

Semi-Private Lesson Cost & Duration: 1 hour for 2 people* $99.00 plus lift ticket

*must be of similar ability and age level

Hours for privates and semi-privates: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:00 pm and 2:15 pm.

Don’t be disappointed, book in advance to secure your spot 819-467-5200 extension 203

Ski and Snowboard at Mont Ste-Marie and Get Paid for It!

Mont Ste-Marie is looking for enthusiastic, friendly and highly motivated instructors to join our team for the 2019-2020 Winter Season. Come and share your passion for skiing and snowboarding with our guests. We offer a positive work environment, incentives and training that are second to none, plus a guaranteed winter of great times working and playing on the highest vertical in the Outaouais!

Instructors are employed to teach guests to ski according to the standards of the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) and snowboarding according to the standards of the Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI) in a safe and fun environment.

Instructors are expected to be available to work a minimum of one day on weekends and some holidays, these being our busiest periods. Instructors are responsible for providing a great learning experience to our guests, a large proportion of whom are children.

Instructors must be certified and in good standing with the CSIA and/or CASI, minimum Level 1. Not certified, no problem. If you are 15 years of age and interested in obtaining your certification, we conduct Level 1 CSIA and CASI courses early in the season so that you can start teaching at the beginning of the season.

For more information, contact the Mont Ste-Marie Snow School at ski@montstemarie.com

DRESS TO IMPRESS (AND STAY WARM!)

The easiest way to ruin a beautiful day on the slopes is to not dress warm enough. Take a look at our guide on how to dress your child for a day at Mont Ste-Marie, so they can enjoy the mountain all day without getting cold.

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