Skier taking private lesson at Whistler Olympic Park

Cross-Country Skiing Lessons

Our cross-country ski lessons will be available again in winter 2023/24. Information & pricing will be updated in the fall.

Whistler Olympic Park offers private cross-country skiing lessons in classic (aged 5+) or skate (ages 7+). Our tiered pricing options allow you to book for groups of up to 6 people with the same technique and ability. Lessons can be customized for any level of skier, including those with no prior experience!

You can consult our handy ability guide to determine your current skiing level. Before your lesson, we recommend reading our Know Before You Go information for helpful tips on what to wear and bring for a day of cross-country skiing

Cross-Country Ski Private Lessons - Winter 2022/23

Book a private lesson to receive dedicated attention from one of our professional & experienced cross-country ski instructors in your choice of classic or skate. Book for just yourself, or share a lesson with family or friends (up to 6 people with the same technique & ability level).

need rental equipment for your lesson?

Rentals are discounted when booked with a private lesson to only $15 for ages 13+ and $10 for ages 5-12!  Book these discounted rentals online as an add-on to your lesson, or give us a call at 604-964-0059.

Cross-country ski private lessons run 7 days a week in the morning & afternoon (subject to instructor availability). We highly recommend booking online (possible until 3 pm the day prior). To inquire about same-day availability, please call 604-964-0059 or visit us at the Guest Services desk in the Day Lodge!

pricing - winter 2022/23

skate or classic - 1hr 20min lesson

1 person

2 people

3-6 people


ages 13+

$125 $200 $300


classic: ages 5-12 / skate: ages 7-12

$88 $140 $210

*Listed prices do not include tax. A valid day ticket or season pass is required and is not included in the lesson price.
**Parent/guardian must accompany any youth aged under 7 for the duration of the lesson.

Adaptive Cross-Country Ski Lessons

Our partner, Whistler Adaptive Sports Program, is committed to introducing individuals with a disability to sport, recreation, and therapeutic sports programming. If you are seeking an Adaptive lesson or would like more information, we invite you to contact Whistler Adaptive at Programs are accessible for people of all ages with physical, sensory, or cognitive disabilities.

Ski School Booking Terms & Conditions: With more than 4 days' notice, a full refund is available with cancellation. Within 4 days of the lesson booking, a 25% admin fee will be charged and the rest of the cost refunded. With 1 day's notice, no refund is provided and a 25% fee is charged for re-booking. A late arrival time (over 15 minutes) will result in your private lesson being forfeited.  For group lessons, late arrivals cannot be accommodated and it will result in your spot being forfeited. If you are running late for your booked lesson, please ensure you contact Guest Services prior to arrival at 604-964-0059.