Improve Your Skills & Gain Confidence

Our friendly, certified instructors at the Apex Snow School are ready to help you have the most fun on the slopes. Using a guest centred learning, we can help you to gain confidence, and build the skills to make the most of any terrain.

Meet or Register at the Apex Snow School, located downstairs in the Apex Mountain Shop and The Edge Bistro.


All lessons must be booked and 48 hours in advance. Space is limited. To make a reservation, please contact the snow school by email: or call 250-292-8222 Ext. 502. Payment is required at booking.

Prior to your lesson, please check in at the Snow School at the top of the Magic Carpet. If you are renting equipment, please book in advance and allow 45 minutes prior to your lesson to collect your equipment.

What Is Your Ability?

To understand the best fit for your skill level, please review the Lessons Ability Chart below and select the level that best describes your skill level.

First Timer

I have never skied or snowboarded before.


I have skied or snowboarded once or twice. I am still learning how to control my speed and stop. I am still learning to link turns. I am not comfortable or familiar with riding a chair lift.


I am able to control my speed, link together basic turns, and stop on a groomed, green run. I am familiar and comfortable with riding on a chairlift.



I am able to link  turns comfortably on a groomed, blue run. I am beginning to ski faster on easy terrain. I am ready to explore ungroomed green and blue terrain.


I am able to link together turns comfortably on a groomed black run. I am beginning to carve on easier terrain. I am ready to explore ungroomed blue and black terrain.

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