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The Ski & Board School is made up of an International staff, some of the best coaches and instructors in the World make Big White their northern hemisphere winter home. Daily Group programs are available to socialize and get a quick tip, hone your skills in Private session or take your racing or park riding to the podium with our World Class coaching and training programs. Take a lesson with one of the pros from our International Ski & Snowboard School and you will:

  • Fine-tune your skills and boost your confidence
  • Get lift line priority
  • Get the insider scoop to the mountain from hidden runs to the best activities, restaurants and the mountains' best kept secrets


Director of Snow Sports - Big White Ski Resort
CSIA Level 4
Senior Examiner
Ski Tips Presenter/Host - Ski Television

Josh has been the Director of Snow Sports since moving to Big White from Banff/Lake Louise in 2004. In his time at Big White, the Ski & Board School has seen growth of lesson participation by almost 50%, the introduction of new and innovative programming as well as becoming a world renowned place to work and play.  Josh’s team takes their fun seriously!

With a passion for Snow Sports, Josh loves to see families reconnect on the mountain while participating in the life long sports of skiing and snowboarding.  Under his leadership the Big White Ski & Board School has received numerous awards but the one we’re most proud of is for the Big White Kid’s Centre, “The Best Place to be Abandoned by Your Parents” as bestowed upon us by the London Daily Mail.  So with praise like that you know for certain that at Big White there’s a program for everyone.  From beginners to experts and everything in between, a Pro from the Big White Ski & Board School is going to help you and your family make the most your holiday at Canada’s Favourite Family Resort. 

For details on bookings contact us at or visit our web site

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Private Lessons

New to the Sport?

Go one-on-one with our professionally certified ski or snowboard pros. They will guide you around the mountain at your pace, on the runs that you want to ski or ride.  Experience the incredible feeling of alpine skiing and snowboarding. Our experienced pros will help ease your fears and have you making turns in no time!
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Adult Lessons & Programs

Child & Teens Lessons & Programs

We offer lessons for all level skiers and riders from group lessons to specialty ski programs our pros will help you perfect your turns. The ultimate learning experience and the best way for kids and teens to learn to ski or take their riding to the next level.
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CONTACT US:   Phone-3-icon.jpg Direct: 250-491-6101   Phone-3-icon.jpg Toll Free: 1-866-491-9040   Email-2-icon.jpg