Level up in skiing or snowboarding

Learn to ski or snowboard and advance your skills at each level. Not sure what level you are right now? Use our Levels Guide below to understand where your skills are today and what level you should register for in our programs.

WinSport Snow School
  • Levels 1-4
  • Learn basic skiing and snowboarding skills. Start as a beginner and progress to intermediate.
Recreational Ski & Snowboard Clubs
  • Levels 5-8
  • Where skiers and snowboarders further develop their skills.
Development Ski & Snowboard Teams
  • Levels 7-9
  • Where skiers and snowboarders take their skills to the next level and begin to compete.

Snow School Levels

Ski Ages 6+ - Level 1

Never skied before, or not yet able to stop with confidence on a gentle slopes.

Ski Ages 6+ - Level 2

Skied previously and can turn in control, comfortable using magic carpets.

Ski Ages 6+ - Level 3

Can confidently link turns on green runs, beginning to ski parallel. Occasionally skis easy blue runs. Has experience riding chair lifts. learn to link turns on green runs, start to ski parallel and oneasy blue runs, and experience chair lifts.

Ski Ages 6+ - Level 4

Able to ski parallel. Can ski most blue runs, would like to explore into black runs with confidence.

Ski Ages 6+ - Level 5

Able to ski parallel on all blue and easy black runs with pole plant. Looking to further develop more challenging terrain and freestyle maneuvers.

Ski Ages 6+ - Level 6+

Confident skiing in control on all groomed terrain. Enjoys the challenge of skiing in more challenging terrain such as moguls, steeps, terrain park.

Snowboard Ages 7+ - Level 1

Never snowboarded before or requires hands on assistance to stop safely.

Snowboard Ages 7+ - Level 2

Able to stop safely, are mobile on both toe and heel edges. (side slipping, pendulum). Primarily using magic carpet and may progress to chair lift.

Snowboard Ages 7+ - Level 3

Can complete in control heel side and toe side turns on gentle terrain. Learning to link these turns together.

Snowboard Ages 7+ - Level 4

Can link turns and control speed on green runs. Learning to turn with confidence on easy blue runs. Can use a chairlift.

Snowboard Ages 7+ - Level 5

Can link turns in control on all blue runs and easy black runs. Developing skills to further challenge new terrain. Has some basic freestyle and is interested in riding the terrain park.

Snowboard Ages 7+ - Level 6+

Can snowboard in control on all groomed terrain and enjoys the challenge of more difficult terrain. Looking to develop freestyle skills and riding skills for more advanced terrain.

Participation in WinSport’s snow school program (the “Program”) is subject to completion of WinSport’s Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreements (the “Waivers”) by the participant or their parent/legal guardian prior to the first day of the Program. This will include a Waiver for the Program and a Waiver for COVID-19. In the event the Waivers are not completed, participation in the Program shall not be permitted and a refund will be provided. The Waivers will be provided for review and signature prior to the start of the Program, and can also be found on our website for immediate review.