Children of all ages are welcome in Banff & Lake Louise! Choose any Ski & Stay Vacation Package and your children, aged 12 and under, get free lift passes for the entire stay when an adult skis five or more days.* With two tubing parks, terrain parks on each hill, daycare and ski lessons, there’s plenty to keep your kids entertained.
*Some conditions apply, see below.
Mt. Norquay is praised for its family friendly layout. Parents can relax in the comfort of the Cascade Lodge, located right at the base of the resort, and watch their children cruise down the slopes.
The Minute Maid Wilderness Adventure Park, a special ‘kids only’ area at Lake Louise, lets youngsters of all ages build confidence and skills in a safe, supervised and fun park.
The Tiny Tigers Ski & Play program at Sunshine Village offers one hour of skiing in the morning and again in the afternoon. Groups are a maximum size of three, ensuring full attention from.
Our Club Junior snow school program offers a fun learning experience for children ages 6 to 12.
For younger children there are many combinations of play and snow school to meet the needs and wants of your family, at all three resorts.
Daycare and a variety of indoor and outdoor activities are offered, with a balanced lunch and snacks included.
All our children’s programs are licensed with the Children & Youth Services of Alberta and, just as importantly, are great fun!
And when the kids are skiing with you, there’s a host of great options. Beginner, intermediate and expert runs from every chair enable families at The Lake Louise Ski Resort to ski together. Mt. Norquay and Sunshine Village both have a mix of terrain to suit everyone’s comfort level. Plus, Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine recently won the Neilson Marque of Excellence for its family-friendly ski school for the fifth year, and it’s no surprise why.
For more information on any of the programs listed here, please contact the Banff Ski Hub.
Mount Norquay is praised for its family friendly layout. Parents can relax in the lodge and watch their children cruise down the slopes.
Lessons are available at Mt. Norquay in combination with the daycare program, available for children ages 19 months to six years.
Access to Mt. Norquay’s tubing park, the first in Banff, is included with all tri-area lift tickets.
The Kinderski program at The Lake Louise Ski Resort helps three and four years old learn to use skis, snowboard and balance on the hill.
The Minute Maid Wilderness Adventure Park, a special ‘kids only’ area, lets youngsters of all ages build confidence and skills in a safe, supervised and fun park.
Daycare is offered for children ages 18 days to six years.
The Lake Louise Ski Resort also offers a ski and snowboard teen program. Designed to teach youths aged 13 to 17, teens learn how to master steep off piste terrain, basic airs, choosing a line, identifying hazards and basic park riding.
Tubing is a great way to enjoy the winter fun. Fun and accessibility make the Sunny Tube Park an easy choice for kids age 4 and up. Enjoy two groomed lanes as you slide down the slope on a snow tube.
2016 – 17 Tiny Tigers’ Ski & Play
Age 3-6 years
Ability:Levels 1-2-3-4-5, Skiing ONLY
The Tiny Tigers Ski & Play program includes a two hour ski lesson for groups up to three followed by indoor and outdoor activities.
Full Day Tiny Tigers is another program offered through Sunshine Village. This full day (8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.) program offers 2 two-hours lessons. Half Day Tiny Tigers Ski & Play (8:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.) offers one two hour lesson.
** Advance reservations are recommended due to space limitations.
** All program times will be sent out and confirmed by Tiny Tiger Supervisors in the morning and afternoon.
**The Tiny Tigers Daycare is a nut-free environment.Please inform us if your child has any other allergies.
2016 – 17 Kids Kampus
Age 6-12 years
Ability: Levels 1-2-3-4-5
Kids Kampus instructors are specially trained to provide the best skier and rider experience. Groups are kept small and set out to explore Sunshine Village with other children and their instructor. They will learn quickly, build confidence and love the sport!
**This program is available in skiing and snowboarding.
**The Full Day Program offers a lunch option so your child can spend the whole day with their group and Instructor!