Ages 13 - 99 / Level 1

Never been on a snowboard before? Already have some experience but would like a refresher? This popular program is a great way to learn the basics of snowboarding in a fun and safe environment with an experienced instructor. Improve your skills and confidence over three lessons on consecutive days. This program starts on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m., and then at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Equipment rentals and hill access are included in the program cost for the program time. If you wish to extend your rentals or hill access this can be purchased separately through Guest Services after your lesson each day.



Rentals are included in your program package. Please arrive a minimum of 45-60 min prior to your lesson time to complete the rental process. To save time at check in please complete the following two forms:

Alpine Equipment Rental Waiver

Rental Check-In Form


Discover more with a 4th day at Banff Sunshine Village

Following the successful completion of your Discover in 3 lessons, take your new skills to Sunshine!

Two options are available:

  1. A two-hour lesson with lift ticket and rentals: $124.50 plus GST.
  2. A full-day lesson with lift ticket and  rentals: $144.50 plus GST.

Available dates: December 18 & 19 / January 1 & 2 / February 19 & 20 / March 19 & 20 / April 16 & 17 / May 7 & 8 

*Note: Only one reservation permitted per WinSport Discover-in-3 graduated participants

Booking details will be emailed to you following completion of the WinSport program.

Discover in 3 - Snowboard - Level 1


No previous snowboarding experience required

Key Goals

Feel comfortable riding from top to bottom, using the chairlift, by the end of day 3


  • Rentals: Snowboard, snowboarding boots, Helmet
  • Hill access for your programming time.

Equipment Required

Come wearing the following items for a successful lesson experience:

  • Buff or face covering
  • Goggles
  • Base layers made of moisture-wicking fabric
  • Winter jacket
  • Waterproof snow pants
  • Wool socks
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Neck warmer
  • CWSAA approved Snow Sport Helmet (Included in rental)
  • Snowboard boots or ski boots (Included in rental)
  • Snowboard or skis and poles (Included in rental)
  • Dress in layers so you can adjust your temperature for hill conditions and stay dry.


Participation in WinSport’s Snow School Programs, Lessons, and Camps (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by each participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. PLEASE READ THESE WAIVERS CAREFULLY! By signing, you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue for negligence, breach of contract, or breach of the Occupiers’ Liability Act or claim compensation following an accident. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers can be viewed and completed here

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