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Nordic School Groups
We offer a wide variety of fun and educational activities for elementary and secondary school groups, including cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snow tubing. Our programs are specially designed to focus on skill development and safety while introducing students to the fun and excitement that winter sports have to offer in an encouraging environment. All of our youth programs include the required equipment and are taught by qualified leaders.
Make the most of your day on the mountain by packaging 2 activities into one day or spend some extra time on the trails practicing your newly learned skills. Bring your own lunch along or purchase something delicious at the Hollyburn Lodge or Nordic Café.
|School/Youth Group Pricing*
||1 x Session
||3 x Sessions
|SnowTubing Add On (same day)
|*School Group Pricing INCLUDES 12% HST|
|Lunch Options (All prices Include HST)
|Lodge Lunch # 1: Burger / Lg. Soup + Fries + Fountain Drink or Hot Chocolate||$10|
|Lodge Lunch # 2: Poutine + Cookie + Fountain Drink or Hot Chocolate||$10|
|Lodge Lunch # 3: Hot Dog / Small Soup / Fries + Fountain Drink or Hot Chocolate
|Café Lunch # 4: Hotdog /Small Soup / Noodle Bowl + Fountain Drink or Hot Chocolate||$5|
Classic Cross Country Skiing (2 hours)
Our two hour Classic skiing lesson focuses on skill development and proper technique. All lessons are taught by certified and experienced instructors who will work to increase students' confidence and control while exposing them to the natural beauty of Cypress Mountain. Program is available 1 or 3 part series.
Skate Skiing (2 hours)
For those who have experience with classic skiing and are looking for a challenge we offer an introduction to skate ski technique. This program is suitable for youth over 13 years of age only and available in a 1 or 3 part series.
Snowshoeing (2 hours)
Snowshoeing is easy to learn and great exercise. Let our experienced and knowledgeable guides take your students on a two hour trek through snowy forests and gently sloping meadows. This energizing and educational program is a favorite and is suitable for all ages.
For youth over 13 years of age we offer a 3 part adventure series that will teach your youth valuable winter safety by introducing them to necessary back country travel skills such as; trip preparation, winter safety, route finding, and orienteering
Tube Park (2 hours)
Come and join us for the rush and exhilarating thrill of snow tubing! Our fully supervised SnowTube park has a variety of chutes to choose from and a tube tow to get you back to the top. Available on it's own or as an add on to another program.
Booking a School/Youth Group & Important Information:
Program Dates & Times
We will do our very best to accommodate all programs requested at times outside of the normal school group time slots listed below.
|Monday - Friday||Weekends & Holidays|
|10 am - 12pm||9am - 11am|
|12:15pm - 2:15pm||11:15am - 1:15pm|
|Afterschool / Evening time slots available||1:30pm - 3:30pm|
|Evening time slots available|
** All three part programs require at least one afternoon booking. Must be same class/group all 3 times.
How to book a School / Youth Group
Book early to ensure you can get your preferred dates & times
- Estimate the number of students attending and choose your preferred dates and lesson times
- Contact our School Group Coordinator at:
- P: 604-913-2573
- F: 604-913-2600
- E: email@example.com
- Send in your reservation deposit to secure your spot
- Confirm student numbers and return all forms 14 days before your program begins.
All chaperones are expected to help the instructors with the group both on the snow and while moving through the rental and food & beverage facilities
- Ski Group Ratio - 1 chaperone per 10 students
- Snowshoe Group Ratio - 1 chaperone per 15 students
- Tube Park Ratio - 1 chaperone per 20 students
We will do our best to accommodate any special needs students or other special requests if we are given the appropriate notice to make the necessary preparations
Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
Please visit our Alpine School Groups Page for more information.
The Fine Print
- Cypress reserves the right to change or cancel programs or alter pricing without notice.
- All products are non-transferable and non-refundable once purchased.
- All lesson programs and tours run regardless of weather conditions when the mountain is open.
- Always visit the Alpine or Nordic Conditions page or our Snowphone at 604.926.5612 for daily operating hours and condition updates before heading up the mountain.
- Prices are in Canadian Dollars.