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*** We are open for Beach Day--Thurs, Feb 22 9am - 4pm for day lifts and 3pm - 9pm for night lifts. Check out our Snow Report for full trail details***

Lessons

Private, semi private and discover Lessons

Age 4+ / Must be 6+ to snowboard | All skill levels

Please plan on arriving a minimum of half an hour to be prepared to start your lesson on time.

Please follow the link above to secure your lesson and instructor. 

HST(13%) is applicable above all prices. All prices are in CAN. 

SKI ABILITY CHART

Level 1 – First time skier

Level 2 – Novice

Level 3 – Comfortable Novice

Terrain: Beginner terrain/Green runs only.

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:3

Skills needed: Never skied before, or is not yet able to stop with confidence on a gentle slope.  

Terrain: Green runs

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:5

Skills needed: Learning to turn in control on gentle slopes.  Usually rides carpet lift.  May be ready for chairlift.

Terrain: Green and some easier blue runs

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:8

Skills needed: Can link strong snowplow or wide stance parallel turns on green runs.  Occasionally skis a blue run but cautiously and accompanied by an adult.  Has experience riding chairlifts.

SNOWBOARD ABILITY CHART

Level 1 – First time rider

Level 2 – Novice 

Level 3 – Comfortable Novice

Terrain: Beginner terrain/Green runs only

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:3

Skills needed: Never snowboarded before, or requires hand assistance to stop safely.  

Terrain: Green runs

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:5

Skills needed: Able to stop safely, mobility on toe-side and heel side edges. Using carpet lift.  May be ready for chairlift.

Terrain: Green and some easier blue runs

Instructor-Student Ratio: 1:8

Skills needed: Can complete heel side and toe side turns on gentle green terrain.  Learning to link turns.  Has experience riding chairlifts.

Minimum Ages:

Snowboard: 6 years

Skiers: 4 years

Snow School lessons are offered on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at: 9:00am, 10:15am, 11:30am, 12:45pm, 2:00pm and 3:15pm (*3:15pm lesson time only offered Thurs, Fri, and Sat.)

Credit card information is required at the time of booking to secure a time slot.

Once Lesson is booked online, please arrive 30 minutes early on the date of your lesson to pick up your lift tickets and/or rentals needed for the day. Once those are paid for, head on over to Snow School to get geared up and meet the instructor. For Discover lessons, Rentals and Lift tickets will be ready at our Snow school location. 

Walk-in Lessons are available. Please know that there may be a delay to the lesson starting. Best practice is to book the lesson online prior to your visit.

Book Training lanes at Searchmont

Gain an advantage for your club this season by booking training lane space at the one and only Searchmont Resort.

A variety of trails and terrain will be available for both morning and afternoon training lanes beginning November 23rd. Lift tickets for athletes can be purchased at the ticket window at the daily rate or Pre-Order with Nila in Snow School. 

Take advantage of our 703 foot vertical and get ready to take your rightful place on top of the awards podium this season. Booking is limited so don’t wait!

ACCESSIBILITY AND ADAPTIVE PROGRAMMING

No Limits Adaptive Ski Association

Searchmont Resort’s No Limits Adaptive Ski Association is a volunteer-based organization with a singular mission: to provide every individual, regardless of their abilities, the chance to experience the exhilaration of alpine skiing.

Adaptive skiing places the emphasis on the skier’s capabilities rather than any limitations. We tailor the sport to suit your unique abilities. 

If you are interested in booking a lesson please click HERE for dates, prices, and times. 

For information regarding Searchmont No Limits Adaptive Ski Association please visit their website or Facebook.

For more information on Searchmont Resort’s Accessibility and Adaptive Programming, click HERE. 

Cancellation Policy

Prior to 24 hours: Reschedule
Less than 24 hours: Reschedule less $25 deposit
Late arrival or no show: Full lesson amount charged