Adult Lessons

Learn to ski or snowboard! Camp Fortune offers adult ski lessons just minutes from downtown Ottawa.

All skiers, snowboarders and visitors to Camp Fortune over the age of 13 must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and present proof of vaccination and valid ID at the check point for the duration of the 2021-2022 ski season as per Québec public health regulations. COVID-19 measures are in place this season. Be informed BEFORE you come to the hill.  Learn more > 

Private SKI Lessons

Available for all ages and all ski levels.

Private ski lessons are a great way to learn as our instructors can adapt the lesson to your ski level and focus on your specific needs. Lessons are priced per person and are available for 1, 2 or 3 people. All participants must be the same skill level. Book in person.

A valid lift ticket is required. Ski rentals are also available, please purchase and pick up at our rental centre.

Private SNOWBOARD Lessons

Available for all ages and all skill levels.

A private  snowboard lesson offers you the benefits of personalized instructions, allowing you to progress as we focus on your needs. Lessons are priced per person and are available for 1, 2 or 3 people. All participants must be the same skill level. Book in person.

A valid lift ticket is required. Ski and snowboard rentals are also available, please purchase and pick up at our rental centre.

$75

1 hour lesson for 1 person

*Price is per person, a lift ticket is also required.  Lessons are first come, first served and booked on site. 

$65

1 hour lesson for 2 people

*Price is per person, a lift ticket is also required. Lessons are first come, first served and booked on site. 

$55

1 hour lesson for 3 people

*Price is per person, a lift ticket is also required. Lessons are first come, first served and booked on site. 

COVID-19 measures are in place this season. Be informed BEFORE you come to the hill.

All students must wear a double layer face covering over nose and mouth for the duration of the lesson. All students must be autonomous and prepared to spend the entire lesson outside, on snow. Dress for the weather.

Please note: Private lessons are subject to availability. A lift ticket is also required. Lift tickets and rental equipment available for purchase on site, tickets are always available for lesson participants even on days when tickets are posted as sold out. 

Camp Fortune strongly recommends the use of a helmet.
Helmets are available for rent (subject to availability) but are not included with ski or snowboard rental.

Lesson Programs

You’re never too old to learn to ski. Sign up for a professional ski lesson and learn while having fun! Spend a few hours (or more) with one of our downhill experts and experience a significantly shortened learning curve. Interested in snowboarding? Take a private snowboard lesson. 

How to register

2021-2022 lesson registration will open on November 3rd at 7 am. 

Book in advance to ensure your ski lesson or snowboard lesson space by registering online.

Please note: Camp Fortune strongly recommends the use of a helmet. Helmets are available for rent (subject to availability) but are not included in a rental package.

Seasonal ski leases are available at La Boutique, open weekends in October and November. Email boutique@campfortune.com 

9 Week Programs

All Mountain Ski Program

Mid-Week Breakaway

Ski Race Training

9 Week Programs

Take your lesson, then take the week to practice. These programs are a great way to increase your skill level and make new friends over the winter. Learn something new or perfect what you already know!

Start Dates

Weekend programs start January 8, 9 and end March 5, 6
Midweek programs start January 12 and end March 9
Evening programs start January 12, 13 and end March 9, 10

Class Times

Weekend programs: 9:30 am-11:00 am
Mid-week: Wednesday 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Evening programs: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

You’re never too old to learn!

9 weeks of consecutive instruction keeps you active all season. 

Please note: A lift ticket or season pass is required. Camp Fortune strongly recommends the use of a helmet. Helmets are available for rent (subject to availability) but are not included in a rental package. Private lessons are subject to availability.

All Mountain Ski

Explore every facet of Camp Fortune. Ski all the slopes, bumps, terrain park and glades. 9 consecutive weeks of instruction on selected day/time.

Class Days

Saturday or Sunday

Nights

Wednesday or Thursday

Lesson

$299

Lift tickets

Purchase a season pass or lift tickets. 

Rentals are available:

Weekend & nights

Mid-Week Breakaway

It’s Wednesday. What a good reason to take the day off and enjoy some mid-week breakaway skiing with friends. Our co-ed mid-week program is for beginners and advanced skiers. 1.5 hours of instruction for 9 consecutive weeks.

Class Day

Wednesday

Class Time

10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Lesson

$299

Lift tickets

Purchase a season pass or lift tickets.

Rentals are available

 

 

Ski Race Training

For those wanting to increase their heart rate and their gate time. The program is offered in a 1.45 hour format. It is designed to give adult skiers technical knowledge and skills to sharpen their competitive edge in Free ski, Slalom and GS gate training. The group coaching approach allows participants to work at their own pace. 

Class Days

Mondays

Start date

CANCELLED FOR 2022
January 10

Class Time

6:45 pm

Cost

$310

Lift

Please purchase a season pass or lift tickets.

Beginner 101 Session: Ski or Snowboard

AGES 7 and UP. 2 Hour Progam

This 2 hour session teaches the first time skier or snowboarder basic skills including safe handling of equipment, stop techniques, speed control, balance and basic turns. Limit of one session per person. Group session. For ages 7 and up.

Package includes lift pass, rentals and 2 hours of instruction. The lesson begins on the magic carpet learning area. 

We supply the skis or snowboard and boots. You come in your winter gear. Click here: How to dress for skiing or snowboarding. 

 

Class Time

Ski lessons from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
OR
Ski or snowboard lesson from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Please arrive at 1 hr in advance to check in and get rentals.

Dates 2021-2022

December 18
January 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
February 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27

Cost

$120

Registration

Please reserve in advance online. 

Incredible conditions and limited lift tickets for this week: In an effort to offer our season passholders the best experience, we have limited lift tickets available for this week. Day tickets, valid 9 am to 4 pm: available. 4-hour tickets: SOLD OUT. Night tickets, valid from 4 pm to 9 pm: very limited quantity, WILL SELL OUT. Tickets must be bought in advance, online. Once tickets are sold out none will be sold on site. Season passholders and customers with MaNeige ASSQ and Canada Ski Council products are always welcome.