Nordic School Groups
Elementary and Secondary Schools (Age 7 - 18)

Nordic School Groups

We offer a wide variety of fun and educational activities 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. 

To put in your booking request for the 2020.21 winter season, click here

Nordic Activities

    • Classic Skiing
      2 HOUR SESSION
    • Available Tuesday to Sunday only. Our two-hour Classic skiing lesson focuses on skill development and proper technique while we work to increase students' confidence and control while exposing them to the natural beauty of Cypress Mountain.
    • Skate Skiing
      2 HOUR SESSION
    • Available Tuesday to Sunday only. For groups with prior Nordic experience who are looking for a challenge. This program is most suitable for youth over 13 years of age and is a great option for school athletic clubs, sports teams, and other outdoor recreation groups.
    • Snowshoe Tour
      2 HOUR SESSION
    • Available Tuesday to Sunday only. This energizing and educational program is a favourite and is suitable for all ages. Please notify us in advance if you have a particular curriculum needs and we will do our best to customize your program accordingly.
    • Tube Park
      2 HOUR SESSION
    • Available Wednesday to Friday only. Come and join us for the rush and exhilarating thrill of snow tubing. For participants 42″ and taller or 6+ years of age (whichever comes first).

Program Pricing

Activity First Session Extra Session
Classic Skiing (2 hours) $38 $28
Skate Skiing (2 hours) $43 $33
Snowshoeing (2 hours) $28 $23
Snow Tubing (2 hours) $18 $15

Schoool group pricing includes lesson, rentals and trail tickets as well as all applicable taxes.

Program Schedule

Session

Weekdays Weekends
Morning 9:45am - 11:45am

9:00am - 11:00am

Afternoon             12:15pm - 2:15pm 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Late Afternoon 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Times may altered slightly on requrest.  Additional after school and evening sessions may be available upon request.

More Details

    • The times listed are for the lesson or tour only.  Your group must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled start times to pick up your equipment. 
    • Nordic School Group Pricing includes lesson, ticket, and rentals for the day.
    • Prices are for Elementary & Secondary School-aged children and youth booking with a school or youth group.
    • Additional session pricing is for the same class or group to qualify for the discounted rates.
    • All of our child/youth programs include the required equipment and are taught by qualified leaders.
    • To make the most of your day on the mountain, package 2 activities into one day or spend some extra time on the trails practicing your newly learned skills.
  • Please email nordicschools@cypressmountain.com a minimum of 2 weeks in advance with the following:

    • School and contact name with phone number
    • Choice of activity
    • The maximum number of students and grades in your group
    • Your preferred dates & times. (please include top 3 choices) 

    Once availability is confirmed you will be sent a booking policy letter.

    Please sign and return with a non-refundable deposit ASAP to secure your school's booking. 

  • We offer 1 complimentary chaperone ticket for every 10 paid students. In order to qualify a chaperone must: 

    • be school staff, education assistance or parent volunteers
    • be listed on the chaperone form included in your booking package
    • attend the lesson or tour with their group and actively assist the mountain staff
    • ensure students are acting appropriately at all times from arrival to departure, both on and off the snow

    Additional adults accompanying the group can purchase trail tickets and rentals at discounted rates but are not permitted to join the lesson or tour. 

  • Earn a free ticket voucher for your coworkers, friends, and family! Upon receipt of your final payment, receive 1 Adult Nordic Ski or Tube Park Ticket or Snowshoe Combo voucher for every 20 student visits. Each voucher is valid until the end of the current season. 

  • Each student who participates in a Nordic School/Youth Group program will receive a voucher to come back for March Madness. These vouchers are good a Cross Country Ski or Tube Ticket or Snowshoe Combo from March 1st to the end of the season.   These vouchers are NOT valid for group programs. 

    Please Note: The Tube Park is scheduled to close for the season in Mid March.

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 Nordic Area is open.
  • Always visit the Downhill or Nordic Conditions page or call our Snowphone at 604-926-5612 for daily operating hours and condition updates before heading up the mountain.
  • Prices are in Canadian Dollars.
  • Taxes are included on the Nordic School Group prices listed on this page