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 or Snow Board Program
Skiing with a twist or maybe two!
The program emphasis is on skill development and all-mountain skiing or snowboarding. Maximum 8 kids per class.
Starts: January 6th, 2018 for 8 weeks (either Saturday AM, Saturday PM or Sunday AM)
Schedule: 10am to noon or 1pm to 3pm
Ages: 7 years and older
Cost: $275.00 ($475.00 with lift tickets)
Minimum of 4 in each program! No switching days of program once started!
Mini Max 3
Get your 4, 5 and 6 year old’s skiing in our Mini Max program. Maximum 3 kids per class.
Starts: January 6th, 2018 for 8 Saturdays or Sundays.
Schedule: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Mont Ste-Marie offers 5-day Christmas season program for kids of all ability levels.
Starts: December 27th to December 31st
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. to noon
Cost: $180.00 ($305.00 with lift tickets)
Snow Cross program
Do you want to be part of the coolest programs around? SX and Boarder Cross are now Alpine Olympic and World Cup events. These are some of the most exciting venues on snow.
MSM Ski School offers a one-day Ski Cross and Boarder Cross program and NEW This year, a 2-day program. The program focuses on technical skiing and boarding and race discipline. The athletes will have the chance to complete in an open event which will be hosted at MSM this winter.
Ages: 8 yrs and older / Skill: intermediate to advanced
Equipment Required: race-certified helmet.
Ratio: 1 instructor for 8 athletes maximum
Starts: 8 week program starting January 6th, 2018. Race Dates TBD
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $395.00 ($575.00 with 5-day Christmas Camp (Dec 27-31))
NEW THIS YEAR!
Cost: $650.00 ($830.00 with 5-day Christmas Camp (Dec 27-31))
* Snowboard Cross must have a minimum of 6 registered athletes.
Nancy Greene Racing Programs
The Nancy Greene program is MSM’s entry-level race program, designed to develop FUN-damental skiing skills and self-confidence.
The program is open to skiers aged 6 to 13 years old (as of December 31st). Nancy Greene instruction emphasizes safety, FUN, fair play and entry level technical skiing skills with a focus on racing and tactical race skills.
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 and teamwork and sportsmanship.
Nancy Greene races are scored as “team” events, avoiding the imposition of individual competitive pressure at too young an age.
All Nancy Greene Athletes must be able to ski unassisted. Race approved (hard ear) helmets required.
1-Day Nancy Greene
Introduction to ski racing. Athletes join the two-day program for one day of skiing. No home or away races.
Starts: January 6th, 2018 for 9 weeks (Saturdays only)
Schedule: 9:20 a.m. to noon and 12:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $375.00 / With Christmas Camp (Dec.27 to 31) $555.00
2-Day Nancy Greene
This program offers 2 days of skiing/racing and a ski camp between Christmas and New Year’s.
Starts: January 6th, 2018 for 9 weeks (Saturdays and Sundays) and/or Christmas Camp (Dec. 27 to 31)
Schedule: 9:20 a.m. to noon and 12:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Weekends only $615.00 / with Christmas Camp $795.00
March Break Programs
The Programs are adapted to all abilities (skiers only*) for the best school break ever!
Starts: QC March Break (March 5th, 2018) or ON March Break (March 12th, 2018)
3-Day Program (Monday – Wednesday)
Ages: 6-yrs old and up
Includes: Ski lessons, All-mountain skiing, Ski cross experience, and a fun race on Wednesday afternoon
Cost: $190.00* ($265.00* with lift tickets)
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. to noon (except Wednesday also includes 1pm to 2:30pm)
Please note that we require a minimum of 5 kids per class to run this program!
* Minimum of 4 persons per program
* For snowboard, please call the Snow School at ext. 203
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 hour / Cost: $99.00 + person
Includes: Lift pass and equipment rental.
NB: Board is half-day rental only.
Lesson starts at 10:15 a.m. Check in time is 9:15am! Please reserve 24 hours in advance. (12 years of age and older). If only one participant, lesson reduced to one hour.
This is an excellent opportunity to spend some 1-on-1 time with some of the best ski professionals in the region.
There’s nothing like a private lesson to help you develop your skiing and snowboarding abilities.
Private lessons are offered hourly. We recommend reserving in advance.
Intro Private Lessons:
Duration: 1 hour (private) $60.00
Duration: 1 hour (semi-private 2 people). $90.00
* Hours for privates and semi-privates: 10am, 11:15am, 1:00pm and 2:15pm. Please book in advance to secure your spot at email@example.com or 819-467-5200, ext 203
* Buy a package of 6 lessons and get 1 free! Or Buy 10 lessons and get 2 free!
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.
CHILD FITNESS TAX CREDIT
All of our 5-day Christmas lesson programs, and 8 or 9-week ski programs qualify under the CRA’s child fitness tax credit program. This credit will save you approximately 15% on your child’s ski program. To get your tax receipt, please contact the administration office at 819-467-5200, ext 223.