Nordic Ski Lessons


2013-2014 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 technique has taken the Cross Country scene by storm and with these multi-day clinic series with our top instructors you'll be an expert in no time. The Skate Ski Clinic program offers 5 progressive 1.5 hour lessons that will benefit both beginner and intermediate skate skiers.

*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 Starlite NiteTimer Pass (which includes rentals) valid 7 days a week from 3pm to close.

Skate Ski Clinics (5 x 1.5 hour lessons)

16 + Years

Clinic & Starlite Nitetimer Pass with Rentals


Lesson, Rental & Trail Ticket


Lesson & Rentals


Lesson & Trail Ticket


Lesson Only


A. Dec 30 to Jan 3 (Mon to Fri) @ 9:30am CLOSED

B. Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11 (Tues) @ 7:30pm CLOSED

C. Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6,13 (Thurs) @ 7:30pm CLOSED

D. Jan 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8 (Sat) @ 9:30am CLOSED

E. Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9 (Sun) @ 9:30am CLOSED

F. Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10 (Mon) @ 7:30pm CLOSED

G. Jan 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12 (Wed) @ 7:30pm CLOSED

H. Feb 18, 25, Mar 4, 11, 18 (Tues) @ 7:30pm CLOSED


Please call 604.922.0825 to book any of the above Skate Ski Clinics.



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, Rental & Trail Ticket

Classic Ski Lesson (ages 13+, 6-12 permitted if parent participates)

  • Saturday & Sunday at 1:30pm
  • Saturday & Sunday at 11:30am (Dec 22 - Feb 23) 
  • Friday at 12:30pm

Skate Ski Lesson (ages 13+)  

  • Saturdays & Sunday at 11:30am
  • Saturday & Sunday at 1:30pm (Dec 22 - Feb 23)
  • 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, Rental & Trail Ticket
$109 $89


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