Snow School

the chairlift at sugarloaf park during winter

Here at Sugarloaf Park, our facilities and terrain provides the perfect playground for skiers and snowboarders of all ages to hone their skills. From gentle slopes for beginners to smooth, perfectly groomed runs for novices. For those looking to take it up a notch, our professional instructors can create the ideal setting for you to embrace the joy of snow sports while progressively advancing your abilities through exploration and play.

Initiation Classes

Whether you want to try skiing or snowboarding, this package includes a 90-minute group introductory type lesson, plus a day ticket and rental package. Ages 7+. Up to 7 persons per class. Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays 10:30 am or 1:30 pm.

Initiation 1 - $69.99

First experience, learn stopping and speed control.

Initiation 2 - $89.99

Improve your speed control and turning. Build confidence from the t-bar or chair on a green slope as you progress.

Initiation 2(B) - $35.00

Improve your morning experience from Ini 1, participate in next step in afternoon.

Initiation 3 - $89.99

Refine your turns and speed control in a variation of situations on green slopes. May progress to first blue run.

Initiation 3(B) - $35.00

Improve your morning experience from Ini 2, participate in next step in afternoon.

  • If there is only one participant, lesson time will reduce to 60 minutes.
  • The lesson has fixed start times. Please ensure you are ready by arriving at least 30 minutes or earlier in advance to get your lift and rentals first.
  • A ticket and full rental equipment package are included in the price. Morning class package is valid 10 am until 5 pm, afternoon class package is valid 1 pm until 9 pm.
  • Lesson starting point will be at the school’s initiation flag in front of the lodge.
  • Subject to availability.
  • Reserve your spot at 506-789-2366 or Cheryl.McMurtrie@gnb.ca

Private Classes

Whether you want to learn or improve skiing or snowboarding, private sessions ensure that the learning and fun are tightly focused on your needs and adapt to your expectations.  We offer a variety of private products to best suit your needs and budget. Thursday – Sundays, and Holidays.

Private 1 hr (4-6 yrs old) - $55.00

Private 1 hr - $69.00

  • 7 years +

Private 1.5 hr - $79.00

  • 7 years +

Private 2 hr - $99.00

  • 7 years +

Instructor for the Day - $189.00

  • 7 years +

Private Pack 6 x 1 hr

  • 4 – 6 years old  = $ 280 
  • 7 years + = $ 352 
  • 6 private lessons x 1 hour

Private Pack 4 x 1.5 hrs - $272.00

4 privates lessons x 1.5 hours

Private Pack 3 x 2 hrs - $252.00

3 private lessons x 2 hours

Park Private 1.5hrs - $89.00

  • For blocks of hours, book in advance and create a series of lessons with the same instructor for the season.
  • Maximum 3 persons for privates 7+.
  • All participants with one Instructor must be in the same level of ability category.
  • Park privates are available Saturday and Sunday only and subject to availability.
  • Multi-packs are valid within the season purchased.
  • Reserve your spot at 506-789-2366 or Cheryl.McMurtrie@gnb.ca

Multi-week Programs

For continuous learning throughout the season, discover our 4 and 6 week classes. Sugarloaf is the perfect mountain for learning ski and snowboard skills and our instructors are trained to guide you along the way.

Snowboard

  • Ages: 9 – 12 years old
  • 2 group levels: Novice or Comfort Novice level (See explanation on registration form)
  • Duration: 6 Weeks | February 3, 10, 17, 24 – Saturdays only and March 16 and 23 – Saturdays only
  • Choose Your 2-hour class: 10 am – 12 pm or 1 pm – 3 pm.

These classes are not for first-time snowboarders.  If this is your child’s first experience, please see Initiation or Private Class options. Subject to availability. Registration deadline February 1stFor more information, please contact Cheryl McMurtie 506-789-2366 or Cheryl.McMurtrie@gnb.ca

Program - $299.00 + HST

Program+ - $349.00 + HST

+ 6 Lift Passes

Program+ - $399.00 + HST

+ 6 Lift Passes
+ 6 Equipment Rentals
(Valid only on program days)

SKIING

  • 2 group levels: Novice or Comfort Novice level  | Ages: 6 – 8 years old (See explanation on registration form)
  • 3 group levels: Novice, Comfort Novice or Intermediate level  | Ages: 9 – 12 years old (See explanation on registration form)
  • Duration: 6 Weeks | February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 16 and 23
  • Choose Your 2-hour class: Saturday 10 am – 12 pm or Sunday 1 pm – 3 pm.

These classes are not for first time skiers.  If this is your child’s first experience, please see Initiation or Private Class options. Subject to availability. Registration deadline February 1st. For more information, please contact Cheryl McMurtie 506-789-2366 or Cheryl.McMurtrie@gnb.ca

Ski Program - $299.00 + HST

Program+ - $349.00 + HST

+ 6 Lift Passes

Program+ - $399.00 + HST

+ 6 Lift Passes
+ 6 Equipment Rentals
(Valid only on program days)

Ski Instructor Apprentice Certification

Are you a dynamic person with a passion to transmit your love of skiing to others?  If you are an intermediate, parallel skier, this course is for you. The purpose of the course is to assist the candidate in the process of becoming an instructor while gaining experience. The students will continue their technical progression in skiing and will learn the basics in group management, the safe use of the lifts, how to develop a beginner up to intermediate skier. Ages 14 years to Adult.

  • Duration: 4 weeks

These classes are offered primarily in English. Price includes cost of candidate evaluation for certification by the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance.

Apprentice Program - $425.00 + HST

For more information, please contact Cheryl McMurtie 506-789-2366 or Cheryl.McMurtrie@gnb.ca