Learn Your TurnsBuild confidence on the slopes with ski lessons and snowboard lessons from highly qualified instructors in one of the most scenic mountain settings on earth.

Professional, but with a personal touch. Our Snow School prides itself on being able to offer the highest-level of service from our expert guides, while also having fun and enhancing your connection to the mountain. Because we care deeply about this wild space, and all those that want to explore it.


Whether you’re stepping into a pair of ski boots for the very first time or want to expand on an existing mountain skill set, we have programs designed for every ability level so you can make your time at Lake Louise a memorable one.

Create your own perfect program with our private lessons, embrace new friends and new terrain in our group lesson, be the first to hit the slopes with our First Tracks lessons, or continue building your confidence on a regular basis with our Multi-Week Programs.

Adult Lessons
Kids Lessons

Adult Lessons

Adult Private Lessons

Adult Private Lessons

Learn what you want, when you want, where you want. With a maximum of five people per lesson of your choice, you get to choose the skills you want to improve, at any ability level.

Adult Group Lessons

Adult Group Lessons

Group lessons allow you to meet new friends and learn skills in a supportive environment while surrounded with stunning views. Please note that adult lessons start from age 13.

Adult First tracks Lessons

Adult First tracks Lessons

This very helpful and affordable ski or snowboard private lesson begins a half hour before the lifts open to the public and allows you to bring a friend at no extra cost! Price includes an optional early bus from Banff.

Multi-Day Programs

Adult Freeride program

Adult Freeride program

Join our instructors every Friday morning in February for the ultimate Lake Louise experience as they teach you the skills to ski and snowboard through trees, bumps and big mountain. Learn to navigate variable terrain and conditions, evaluate lines and hazards to get the most out of our world-class terrain.

Ladies’ Only Program

Ladies’ Only Program

Hi Ladies! The 2020 program begins on Wednesday, January 8th and Thursday, January 9th and provides 6 or 9 weeks (one day per week) of expert instruction plus our annual Wine & Cheese event, spring après events and of course, an unbeatable social experience in the stunning surroundings of Lake Louise!

Kids Lessons

Kids Private Lessons

Kids Private Lessons

Give you kids their best start possible in skiing or snowboarding. Designed to fit with their ability level and the skills they need to improve, our professional and friendly staff will take care of your kids as they hone their ski and snowboard talents.

Kids Group Lessons

Kids Group Lessons

Group lessons allow you to meet new friends and learn skills in a supportive environment while surrounded with stunning views. Please note that adult lessons start from age 13.

Kids First tracks Lessons

Kids First tracks Lessons

This very helpful and affordable ski or snowboard private lesson begins a half hour before the lifts open to the public and allows you to bring a friend at no extra cost! Price includes an optional early bus from Banff.

Multi-Day/Week Programs

Bow Valley Kids Programs

Bow Valley Kids Programs

Learn what you want, when you want, where you want. With a maximum of five people per lesson of your choice, you get to choose the skills you want to improve, at any ability level. Pre-booking is always recommended, so check out our prices and get in contact with us to arrange your lesson.

Determine Your Ability Level

Ski Ability Levels:

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2
3
4
5
6

This is your first time skiing. The lesson is given in the beginner area.

You’ve skied a couple of times but only on the easiest Green runs. The lesson is given in the beginner area.

You are comfortable turning on the Beginner area and are looking to progress to Green runs. The lesson starts on the Beginner area and progresses to the easiest Green run.

You can comfortably link turns on Green runs and would like to progress to Blue runs and some varied terrain. Your skis are mostly parallel. The lesson starts on a Green run and progresses to a Blue run

You ski parallel on Blue runs and enjoy the challenge of Black runs and varied terrain and would like to ski them with style. Introduction to off-piste or mogul skiing.

You are comfortable all over the mountain but want to ski with more performance. Kids Level 6 Group lessons available. Adults are Privates only.

Snowboard Ability Levels

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2
3
4
5

This is your first time snowboarding. The lesson is given in the Beginner area.

You can ride on your heel and toe edges and would like to work on learning turns. The lesson is given in the Beginner area.

You can ride Green runs and link turns most of the time. Working on linking turns the whole way down. The lesson starts on the Beginner area and progresses to the easiest Green run.

You can comfortably link turns on Green runs and would like to progress to Blue runs and some varied terrain. The lesson starts on a Green run and progresses to a Blue run.

You snowboard Black runs with confidence. You want to go to the Terrain Park and/or Ultimate Steeps. Privates Only.

NOTE: A helmet policy is now in place requiring all children under 12 taking a lesson to wear a helmet. Helmets are available for rent at Rental Shop or for sale at the Retail Shop. Ability levels standardized and in partnership with WinSport's Canada Olympic Park.

Rentals

Rentals

Whatever your vacation scenario, nothing can beat Lake Louise’s convenient next to the slope stores which are complemented by a carefully selected line-up of equipment backed by staff trained to make your visit as easy as possible.