Ski Lessons

Stride & Glide Ski School

  • Offers scheduled and custom lessons for beginners, families and experienced skiers
  • Instructors are certified CANSI Level I and III
  • For information or to book a lesson call or text 867-333-9442 or email gladish.mike@gmail.com

Lessons and Clinics January/February 2018

Trail fees and equipment rental NOT included.


Adult Learn to XC Ski  -   Feb 6 and 13  7pm-8:30pm

2 lessons – 11/2 hrs - $45

For skiers 15 yrs and older who have never skied before. How to wax, how to select equipment, basic diagonal stride (classic), basic up/down hill

(Minimum – 4 Maximum - 8)   RENTALS - $25 extra   Trail Fees - $5 each lesson


Classic Skills Clinics   Feb 7 or Feb 20     7pm – 8:30pm

11/2 hour lesson - $30

For experienced skiers who want to improve classic technique - diagonal stride and double pole, uphill and downhill techniques, improve balance, increase power 

(Minimum – 2  Maximum 5)


Intro to Skate Skills  Feb 8 and 15    7pm-8:30pm

2 lessons 11/2 hour each   $45

Waxing, equipment selection, basic skating skills 1 skate and free skate, climbing hills      

(Minimum -  2  Maximum 5)

$10 extra to rent skating equipment

Trail fees extra for non-members


Intermediate Skate Skills  Feb 22   7pm-8:30pm

11/2 hour lesson  $35

waxing, equipment selection, review basics-balance/weight shift – learn

1 and 2 skate, offset skate for climbing hills

(Minimum -  2  Maximum 5)

$10 extra to rent skating equipment


Cross Country Ski 55+  January 10, 17, 24, 31        1pm – 2:30pm

4 sessions – 1.5 hours      $30      Register by January 8

Ski with a group, learn some new trails, learn basic ski skills and waxing

Must have medical clearance and fitness for sustained activity.

(Minimum -6  Maximum 8)      Rentals/Trail fees extra.


Registration deadline 2 days before each clinic


All lessons and clinics at Whitehorse Nordic Centre  (Mt Mac)

Custom Lessons:

-Private one on one (or two sharing the lesson) - $45 per hour 

-Groups of 3 or more - $15  each per hour

-Families – maximum 4 -  $50 per hour

-Private Lesson Punch card – Pay for 3 lessons – and get one free lesson


To book a private or group lesson please call 333-9442

Best time to book a lesson – weekday afternoons or on weekends at 10:30 am or 2:30 pm.

Payment at time of lesson – credit card, debit, cheque or cash NO GST

Aurora Ski School

For information or to book a lesson, call Rudy 867-667-2366 or stop by Coast Mountain Sports, The Taku Building, 309 Main Street, Whitehorse, Yukon

Lessons & Clinics (trail fees not included):

Easy Start, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm, $80

Get the basics in four fun lessons. Need Equipment? Coast Mountain Sports will provide free rentals for these lessons.

Getting better, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm to 8pm, $140/ 8 lessons

Getting Better is for the intermediate skier who wants to get better. The goal is to be comfortable skiing moderate terrain. Getting Better will emphasize skill development in classic technique as well as waxing and general fitness. 

Getting Fit, Wednesdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 11:30am, $200/ 10 lessons

If you are an intermediate skier and your goal is to improve your Loppet time or your overall fitness then plan on joining Rudy for a weekly 2 hour workout, including skating and classic techniques.

Skating class - beginner, Sundays at noon, $180/ 6 lessons

Experience the art of skating. Working towards the mastery of skating, these 6 lessons will develop techniques and training exercises to work towards perfecting today’s array of skating styles.

Private lessons - $40.00/hr for a private lesson, $20.00/hr per person for a semi-private lesson and $15.00/hr per person for 3 or more people

If you buy a ski package (Skis, Bindings and Boots ), you get one free ski lesson from Aurora Nordic Ski School. Plus you also receive a seasonal wax card, which is good for 6 free hot waxes!!

Performance Ski School

  • Performance Cross Country Ski School offers both skate and classic technique lessons from beginner to high performance levels
  • Individual or group rates available
  • For information or to book a lesson call Dan Reimer, CANSI Level II instructor 867-334-2015 or email fanassdan@yahoo.ca