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!

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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 9th or 10th, 2021 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 pm Saturday, 10:00 am to noon on Sunday

Cost: $340.00

Lift ticket: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

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 9th or 10th, 2021 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon or 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Saturday, 10:00 am to noon on Sunday

Cost: $390.00

Lift tickets: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

MINI MAX 1

1 on 1 instruction for 1 hour

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

Starts: January 9th and 10th – February 6th and 7th 2021 for 4 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays

Schedule: 10:00 am, 11:15 am. 1:15 pm or 2:30 pm

Cost: $280.00 lift ticket extra

Lift tickets: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

Limited registration sign up early!

NOTE: you cannot register online, please contact ski@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 9th or 10th, 2021 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon or 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Saturday, 10:00 am to noon on Sunday.

Cost: $495.00

Lift tickets: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

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, 2020

 

Mini Max Christmas Camp: 3 – 6 years old able to snowplow unassisted.

Ratio of 3:1 for 2 hours/day.

Cost: $280.00

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: $245.00.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

Nancy Greene Christmas Camp – 6 to 13 years of age (as of December 31st, 2020).

All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted and must be able to get on and off the lift independently.

Cost: $255.00

Schedule: 10:00 am – noon and 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm.

 

Lift tickets for Christmas Programs: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for each day.

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. A race-certified helmet is mandatory. Ratio of 8 athletes to 1 coach.

Starts: Saturday January 9th, 2021 for 8 consecutive weekends. Race Dates TBD

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon and 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: 1 Day Program, Saturdays Only: $470.00 (Ski or Snowboard)

Cost:  2 Day Program, Saturday and Sunday: $850.00 (Ski Only) *

*A minimum of 4 athletes is required to run the 2-day program.

Lift ticket: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

COMPETITIVE SNOWBOARD CROSS PROGRAM

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. * (pending Covid-19 regulations)

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 9th, 2021 for 10 consecutive weekends. Race Dates TBD

Schedule: Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. to noon & 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. (training days)

Cost: $990.00 weekends*

*Additional costs for away races and Snowboard Québec Race Fees if applicable

Additional Friday Training: $325.00 throughout the 10 weeks or $60.00/session.

Lift ticket: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

For more info email clubprestige@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.

In-house races will be held at Mont Ste-Marie this season, dates TBD*

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,2020).

All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted and must be able to get on and off the lift independently. Parental help may be required if assistance is needed to safely ride the lift. Race approved (hard ear) helmets required.

No switching days once program has started!

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1-Day Nancy Greene

Starts: January 2nd or 3rd, 2021 for 10 consecutive weeks, Saturdays or Sundays

Schedule: 9:30 am to noon and 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: 1 Day Saturday or Sunday, no races $495.00*

2-Day Nancy Greene Program

Starts: January 2nd, 2021 for 10 consecutive weekends, Saturdays and Sundays

Schedule: 9:30 am to noon and 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

Cost: 2 Day Program, no races $875.00*

Lift ticket: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

*If Nancy Greene races in the Outaouais Zone are organized once the season has started there will be an additional “Race Fee” of $55.00 payable to Mont Ste-Marie to participate in the away races, as well as additional fees (TBD) payable to Club Mont Ste Marie for race participation and race fees to Ski Quebec Alpine (SQA). Subject to tentative scheduled dates of the races (TBD for 2021), the program for race participants may be extended beyond 10 weeks.

Limited registration! Sign up early!

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

SPRING SCHOOL BREAK PROGRAMS

3-Day Ski Program Monday – Wednesday

Quebec Break – March 1st, 2021 or Ontario Break – March 15th, 2021

 Junior Ski Camp Requirements: Children 7 – 12 years of age, must be able to snowplow unassisted, ratio of 6 students to 1 instructor. A minimum of 5 children per class is required to run this program! (Sorry, no snowboarders!)

Starts: March 1st or March 15th, 2021

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

Cost: $250.00

Mini Max Ski Camp Requirements: Children 4 – 6 years of age, must be able to snowplow unassisted, ratio of 3 students to 1 instructor.

A minimum of 3 children per class is required to run this program!

Starts: March 1st or March 15th, 2021

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

Cost: $299.00

 

Lift ticket: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

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: $115.00 per person

Includes: Lift pass and equipment rental. (based on availability)

Reservation and payment are required 7 days in advance. No refunds!

 NB: Board is half-day rental only.

Lessons start at 10:00 am or 1:30 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. Cancellation must be a minimum of 24 hours’ notice to reschedule, based on availability

To reserve call the Snow School at 819-467-5200 ext. 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 $79.00 plus lift ticket

Semi-Private Lesson Cost & Duration: 1 hour for 2 people* $110.00 plus lift ticket

*must be of similar ability and age level

Hours for privates and semi-privates: 10:00 am, 11:15 am, 1:30 pm and 2:45 pm.

Reservation and payment are required 24 hours in advance. Please call 819-467-5200 ext. 203

CUSTOM CHILDREN’S SKI OR SNOWBOARD* PROGRAM

Don’t see a program that you like, or do you want to keep the group inside your social circle?

Requirements: Minimum 4 skiers or boarders* at the same level and same discipline for a minimum of 4 consecutive weeks. Children must be 7 years of age & up.

Cost: $55 / person / week for a 2-hour session.

Lift ticket: Seasons Pass or pre-purchased ticket for program days required.

To reserve contact the Snow School at: ski@montstemarie.com or call 819-467-5200 ext. 203

*Snowboard group lesson based on the availability of a Snowboard Instructor.

 

Mont Ste-Marie Snow School Program

“Buy with Confidence” Guarantee for the 2020-2021 Season.

Guests that purchase a Snow School program will be able to request a credit that will be applied to the 2021/22 season until December 15th, 2020 without justification. Once the season has begun at Mont Ste-Marie, the following cancellation policy will be applied to all requests for credits due to COVID-19; a credit will be given on any unused part of a program, for example 4 weekends out of 8, credit 50%. The credit can be applied to any product sold at Mont Ste-Marie in the 2021/22 season, not including food and beverage.

Guests must send their request to ski@montstemarie.com. The following information must be indicated: name of program participant, parent’s name (if applicable), type of program, email address (to receive confirmation of your credit) and the reason for the request.

**Please Note: All credits are subject to Mont Ste-Marie’s approval and we reserve the right to modify this policy at any time during the season.

 

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

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES

At Mont Ste-Marie, we take your health and safety, as well as that of our staff members, seriously. All ski resorts in the province of Québec are working with the Québec ski areas association and public health on an operating plan for this winter. To ensure the well being of our Mont Ste-Marie Family, this will include, but is not limited to, face coverings and goggles on the chairlifts, distancing in the lines, face coverings indoors etc. In accordance with COVID capacity restrictions imposed by Public Health, we will reserve the right to limit the number of people in all indoor spaces when required. Your cooperation is encouraged by all and to come ready to spend as much time outside on the slopes as possible.

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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