First Tracks Newcomer Ski & Snowboard Program

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Program Overview

We believe that skiing and snowboarding is the ultimate Canadian adventure that everyone should have the opportunity to experience. With generous support from Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities and Scotiabank, Glen Eden is piloting two program experiences for New Canadians this winter season! Program registration is free and space is limited. Bookings will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.

One-Day Discover Program

For New Canadian families, ages 8+. Get an introduction to skiing or snowboarding! Enjoy a free group lesson as part of a fun, full-day learning experience on the ski hill. Geared toward those with no ski/snowboard experience.

  • One full-day station taught lesson
  • Equipment rental
  • Lift Ticket
  • Lunch voucher available
  • Limited travel vouchers available

Multi-visit Lesson Program

For New Canadian children and youth (ages 6–18). Build your skills and confidence on the slopes this winter with weekly, beginner-level group lessons in skiing or snowboarding. Suitable for beginners with an interest in winter sports and basic ski/snowboard experience.

  • 8 weekly group lessons included OR week-long camp available
  • Equipment rental
  • Lift ticket included
  • Limited travel vouchers available

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This program is made possible through funding from: