Snow School

Our certified instructors are able to offer skiing and snowboarding programs for all ages adding fun and excitement to this wonderful sport. Our instructors are happy to share their expert advice. We allow the necessary time for you to improve your techniques and further develop your abilities. Rates are for the 2019-2020 season.


How to register
Multi-week programs are available for online booking or by calling 819-459-2301 ext 217. For any other programs you may register with our Snow School in person or by phone.


Please note: Lift tickets or a season pass is required for all programs. Lesson and lift tickets are sold separately. The use of a ski/snowboard helmet is strongly recommended.


Lift tickets or a season pass is required for all programs. All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Ski or snowboard private lessons are offered at 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:45 p.m., or 3 p.m.
Mid week days subject to availability, reserve at the Snow School: (819) 459-2301 ext. 217


It is recommended that children 6 and under be placed in a one person private only.


Reservation and payment required 24 hours in advance. No refunds on private lesson. For a cancelation of a private lesson, a minimum of 24 hours notice is required to reschedule, based on availability.

PER HOUR BOOKLETS 6 for the price of 5 8 for the price of 7
1 person $65 $325 $455
2 people $85 $425 $595
3 people $105 $525 $735
Lift ticket (7 years and +) and ski rentals available at a discount with the purchase of your private lessons.


When: Weekends at 1:15 p.m.
What: 1 hr lesson, afternoon lift ticket, afternoon rental
Price (Ski or snowboard): $58 each
Requirements: Group must be of minimum 4 people, 8 years and up
Intro ski & surf is a group lesson for those who have never skied or snow boarded before.
By appointment only, phone the Snow School: (819) 459-2301 ext. 217, for reservations


This program will introduce or develop junior ski athletes to all mountain skills and the exciting world of snow cross racing. The focus is to enhance the skier’s skill development in a fun race discipline.

A minimum level of ability is recommended:

Some separation of upper/lower body, use of all joints, pole plant on the correct side and round turn shape.




Start: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Time: Each consecutive Saturday, optional races Sunday*
2 ½ hour morning + 1 ½ hour afternoon
9:30 am to 12:00 pm + 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Age: 8 years old and up
Skill: Intermediate to Advanced
Ratio: 1 coach/instructor to a maximum of 10 athletes
Price: Lessons $399 (Lift tickets or season pass required)

Each participant must have a race certified helmet.

*Optional race fees may apply. Races are held within the region.

For more information on the Snow Cross program or to book, please call 819-459-2301, ext. 217


Lift tickets or a season pass is required for all programs.
The use of a ski/snowboard helmet is strongly recommended. Helmets are available for rent but are not included in a rental package.


8 Week Junior Lesson Programs

Date: Starting: Jan. 11, 2020 or Sunday Jan. 12, 2020.
What: one 1 1/2 hour lesson


Mini (one child per instructor)
8 week program. One 1 hour lesson each consecutive Sat or Sun at 9:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., or 1:30 p.m.
Age: 3-4 years
Price: Lessons $396
Season pass $39
Rental $110
Mosquito Program (Maximum 5 per instructor)
8 week program. Each consecutive Saturday or Sunday at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m
Age: 4-6 years
Price: Lessons $315
Bantam (Ski or Snowboard)
8 week program. Each consecutive Saturday or Sunday at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m
Age: 7-17 years
Price: Lessons $206
Parents’ Pass
Price: $195
8 lift tickets valid for the days of your child’s lessons
Only available prior to the commencement of the program


One 1 ½ hour lesson each consecutive day

Christmas: December 27-29, 2019 OR January 2-4, 2020 at 10:30 am
Québec Spring Break: March 2-4, 2020 at 1:30pm
Ontario Spring Break: March 16-18, 2020 at 10:30am
Age 4-6: Lessons $116
Season pass $39
Rental $45
Age 7-17: Lessons $80
Lift Tickets $54
Rental $45



WEEKEND (Ski or Snowboard)
8 week program. One 1 1/2 hr. lesson each consecutive Saturday or Sunday, at 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
Starting: Saturday Jan. 11, 2020 – Sunday Jan. 12, 2020.
Price: Lessons $206
NIGHT (Ski or Snowboard)
8 weeks program. One 1 1/2 hr. lesson every consecutive Thursday, or Friday, at 7:30 p.m.
Starting: Jan. 9, or 10, 2020
Price: Lessons $156
Includes après-ski activities
6 weeks program. One 1 1/2 hr. lesson each consecutive Wednesday at 1:00 p.m, taught by seasoned instructors.
Includes a lunch served at noon with fellow skiers and instructors.
Starting: Jan. 15, 2020
Price: Lessons $168


T.A. Prep lesson program

Do you want to get your level I instructor?

Do you want to become an instructor at Ski Vorlage? This is the best place to start!


The Ski Vorlage Teaching Assistant prep lesson program is directed towards 13-14 year old participants of Ski Vorlage, or other resort ski and snowboarding programs.


Lessons are tailored to preparing young skiers and snowboarders to joining our T.A. program or as an instructor.


Instruction is geared towards helping participants in achieving a level 1 instructor certification.


The course is lead by experienced and certified Level 3 instructors with a proven record of helping youth achieve their certification.


Participants will have the opportunity to “shadow” snow school youth programs under the guidance of mature instructors and gain a hands-on experience into the world of youth sports teaching.


Program costs $206 (+ $152 lift pass) 8 Saturday or Sunday mornings 10:30 am


This program is intended to help in transitioning towards working as a T.A.


Registration and more information at info@skivorlage.com


T.A. (instructor’s assistant) Program

(13-17 yrs.) Intermediate to advanced skiing/snowboarding skills.


Join our new and exciting T.A. program and earn as you learn. Assist certified experienced instructors in a group lesson format and gain valuable leadership/organization skills.



Improve your on hill skills under the guidance of some of the Outaouais’s most experienced and highly qualified instructors with the goal of achieving your nationally recognized instructors certification as a priority.


C.S.I.A/C.A.S.I Instructor Certification Program

(15 yrs. Min) Intermediate to advanced skiing/snowboarding skills.


Think you already have what it takes? Our snow school family will be happy to welcome you into our challenging and upbeat work. Enjoy the most fulfilling and rewarding experience of your life!


We offer the most competitive compensation and benefits in the area and offer skill improvement sessions from some of the most experienced and passionate ski and snowboard professionals in the Outaouais.


For more information on the T.A. and Instructor Certification Program, please contact the snow school at info@skivorlage.com or by phone (819) 459-2301 (ext. 217).


Only a medical certificate or permanent relocation (minimum 150 km. from Vorlage) will be considered for refunds. More than 30 days prior to the start of the program, refund subject to a $25.00 administrative fee.


From 8 to 30 days prior to the start of the program, refund subject to a 15% administrative fee.


Less than 8 days. No refund.


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