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!

See our ‘Buy with Confidence’ Guarantee below!

 

Important Notice COVID-19

It is possible that only fully vaccinated customers (2 doses) will be allowed to participate in Snow School Programs this season. The vaccination passport may be required for everyone age 13 and older. Please ensure that current vaccination status is acceptable by Quebec Public Health BEFORE purchasing a program. Children 12 years of age and younger will be exempt as per the vaccination age in the province of Québec. This information will be updated as we know more about the provincial regulations.

 

Important Notice About 20/21 Credits

If you wish to use a Snow School Credit from 2020/21 towards the purchase of a program for 2021/22 DO NOT register on-line. Please send an email to ski@montstemarie.com with the details of the program(s) you wish to purchase, the name(s) of the individuals with the credit and a telephone number where you can be reached on weekdays. The Snow School will contact you to register for the program and process the transaction by credit card. Thank you for your cooperation.

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 15th or 16th, 2022 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

NOTE: you can no longer register online.

For more information or to be put on a waitlist, please contact ski@montstemarie.com

Cost: $360.00

Lift ticket: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

JUNIOR PROGRAM

For beginner skiers!

Requirements: 6 to 12 years of age. Must be able to snowplow unassisted.

Class size determined by skill level. No switching days once program starts!

Starts: January 15th or 16th, 2022 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon or 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Saturdays, 10:00 am to noon on Sundays

NOTE: you can no longer register online.

For more information or to be put on a waitlist, please contact ski@montstemarie.com

Cost: $410.00

Lift tickets: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

MINI MAX 1

1 on 1 instruction for 1 hour

Requirements: 3, 4 or 5-year olds.

Starts: January 15th or 16th 2022 for 8 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays.

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

9:00 am 10:15 am or 11:30 am on Sundays

Cost: $600.00 lift ticket extra

Lift tickets: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

Limited registration, sign up early!

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

CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS

Mont Ste-Marie offers a 5-day Christmas program for children.

(Sorry, no snowboarders!)

Starts: December 27th to December 31st, 2021

 

Junior Christmas Camp: 6 – 12 years old, must be able to snowplow unassisted.

Ratio of 6:1 for 2 hours/day.

Cost: $250.00.

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

 

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

All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted on “blue” runs and

must be able to get on and off the lift independently.

Cost: $375.00

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

Lift tickets for Christmas Programs: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required 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 a two-day Ski Cross Program.

 

Description: 7 years and older. Skill level, intermediate to advanced. The program’s focus is on technical and GS skiing/boarding as well as race discipline. A race-certified helmet is mandatory.

Ratio of 8 athletes to 1 coach.

Starts: Saturday January 15th, 2022, for 8 consecutive weekends. Race Dates TBD

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon and 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (starts at 9am on Race Days).

Cost: 1 Day Program, Saturdays Only: $490.00 (Ski or Snowboard)

Cost:  2 Day Program, Saturday and Sunday: $880.00 (Ski Only) *

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

Lift ticket: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

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 8th, 2022, 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: $1,020.00 weekends*

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

Additional Friday Training: $340.00 throughout the 10 weeks or $65.00/session.

Lift ticket: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

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).

All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted and must be able to get on and off the lift independently. Race approved (hard ear) helmets required.

No switching days once program has started!

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1-Day Nancy Greene

Starts: January 8th or 9th, 2022 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 $525.00*

2-Day Nancy Greene Program

Starts: January 8th, 2022, 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, $925.00*

Nancy Greene Christmas Camp may be added to each option at an additional cost of $375.00

Camp runs from December 27 – 31, 2021, 10:00 am – noon and 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm.

 

Lift ticket: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

 

*If Nancy Greene races in the Outaouais Zone are organized once the season has started there will be an additional “Race Fee” of $60.00 plus taxes payable to Mont Ste-Marie to participate in the 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 2022), 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 – February 28 to March 2, 2022

Ontario – March 14 to 16, 2022

 Junior Ski Camp Requirements: Children 6 – 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: February 28th or March 14th, 2022

Schedule: 10:00 am to noon

Cost: $150.00

 

Nancy Greene March Break Camp – 6 to 13 years of age (as of December 31st).

All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted on “blue” runs and

must be able to get on and off the lift independently.

Cost: $225.00

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

 

Lift tickets: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for each day.

FIRST TIME SKI & RIDE

PLEASE NOTE:

THIS PROGRAM IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE 2021/22 SEASON!

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 $95.00 plus lift ticket

Semi-Private Lesson Cost & Duration: 1 hour for 2 people* $125.00 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 by e-mailing: ski@montstemarie.com

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: $60 / person / week for a 2-hour session.

Lift ticket: Season’s Pass or pre-purchased tickets required for program days.

To reserve contact the Snow School at: ski@montstemarie.com

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

Mont Ste-Marie Snow School Program

“Buy with Confidence” Guarantee for the 2021-2022 Season.

Guests that purchase a Snow School program will be able to request a credit that will be applied to the 2022/23 season until December 15th, 2021 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 2021-2022 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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