Nordic Ski Lessons

2015/16 Winter Season

Cypress Mountain is Canada's most popular Cross Country destination, with a respected Ski School to match the beautiful and varied trail system, all just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver. We offer a variety of programs from 1.5 hour introduction to multi-session clinics for skiers of all ages and abilities in both classic and skate technique.


Call 604-922-0825 to book a Cross Country Ski Lesson


Skate Ski Clinics

Skate skiing is a total body work out and the ultimate calorie burner.  It is a fun winter alternative to running or cycling.  Our multi-day skate clinic series offers 4 progressive 2 hour lessons taught by our expert instructors and will benefit both beginner and intermediate skate skiers.

Skate Ski Clinics (4 x 2 hour lessons)

16 + Years

Clinic & Starlite Nitetimer Pass with Rentals


Clinic & Cross Trainer Pass with Rentals


Lesson, Rental & Trail Ticket


Lesson & Rentals


Lesson & Trail Ticket


Lesson Only

* For the best value take advantage of our Adult Learn to Skate Ski Package which includes your lesson, trail tickets and rentals as well as a Cross Trainer or Starlite NiteTimer Pass (which includes rentals anytime your pass is valid)



Skate Clinic Dates and Times:

A: December 28, 29, 30, 31
Mon - Thurs @ 9:30am
B: January 5, 12, 19, 26
Tuesdays @ 7:00pm
C: January 7, 14, 21, 28 Thursdays @ 7:00pm
D: January 9, 16, 23, 30 Saturdays @ 9:30am
E: January 10, 17, 24, 31
Sundays @ 9:30am
F: February 9, 16, 23, Mar 1
Tuesdays @ 7:00pm
G: February 11, 18, 25, Mar 3
Thursdays @ 7:00pm
H: February 13, 20, 27, Mar 5
Saturdays @ 9:30am
I: February 14, 21, 28, Mar 6
Sundays @ 9:30am
J: March 14, 15, 16, 17
Mon - Thurs @ 9:30am





Cross Country Ski Lesson

Our group lessons are a great introduction to either skate or classic skiing in a fun and supportive group environment. Each 1.5 hour lesson will introduce you to basic techniques that will give you the confidence to enjoy your time out on our trails.

Ski Lesson (1.5 hrs)
13+ years
6-12 years
Lesson Only $39
Lesson & Ticket $54
Lesson & Rentals $54 $44
Lesson, Rental & Trail Ticket

Classic Ski Lesson (ages 13+)

  • Saturday & Sunday at 2pm
  • Friday at 12:30pm

Family Classic Ski Lesson (ages 6+ with adult)

  • Saturdays & Sundays at 12pm, 2pm (Dec 19 - Feb28)

Skate Ski Lesson (ages 13+)  

  • Saturdays & Sunday at 12pm
  • Saturday & Sunday at 2pm (Dec 19 - Feb 28)
  • Monday at 12:30pm


Private Ski Lesson 

Private Lessons are a great way to get one-on-one instruction with our skilled instructors at a beginner, intermediate or advanced level of both Skate and Classic techniques. These lessons must be booked in advance to ensure availability. For private lessons with multiple people - the first person pays the private rate; all additional people pay the group rates above.

Private Ski Lessons (1 hr)
13+ years
6-12 years
Lesson Only $79 $59
Lesson & Trail Ticket
$94 $74
Lesson & Rentals $94 $74
Lesson, Rental & Trail Ticket
$109 $89

Private Lesson times - All private lessons must be pre-booked

  • Sat & Sun - 9am to 11:30am
  • Mon & Wed - 5pm to 9pm

Other times may be available, please call 604.922.0825 to inquire


Youth Programs

Our youth programs are specially designed to introduce children to the joy and excitement winter sports have to offer so they can begin a lifetime of fun and fitness in the great outdoors! For more information click HERE.

The Fine Print

  • Cypress reserves the right to change or cancel programs or alter pricing without notice.
  • All programs must be pre-booked and paid in full to guarantee spaces.
  • All tickets, programs and passes are non refundable once purchases
  • All lesson programs and tours run snow, rain or sunshine when the Nordic Area is open.
  • Always visit the Nordic Conditions page or the Snowphone (604-926-5612) for daily operating hours and conditions updates before heading up the mountain. 
  • Prices are in Canadian Dollars. Taxes are not included