Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada

Text by: Kelsey Begg

Ski & Snowboard. Where to Find the Best Spring Break Ski Deals in Canada

As the days are slowly becoming longer, the sun is out more frequently and hints of spring are in the air which means spring skiing is on the horizon. For the spring skiing fanatics with an eye for great deals,  this spring break is sure to be the best one yet so sharpen your skis, find your favourite retro shades and iron your favourite Hawaiian shirt. From the west coast to the east, below are the best spring break skiing deals you won’t want to miss.

Ski Photo by Sam Egan | Fat Bike Photo by Kelly Funk
  • Sun Peaks, British Columbia

Welcome the spring weather with a variety of fun and exciting outdoor activities for the whole family. From spring skiing to fat biking and everything in between, Sun Peaks is the perfect spring break getaway. Only a short drive from the city centre of Kamloops, Sun Peaks showcases a quaint mountain vibe that’s fun, relaxing and exciting. Take advantage of low accommodation rates starting at $149/night and whisk the family away for a week of mountain adventures. If you’ve never tried ice fishing or snowshoeing, now is the time to try it!

Spring break at Sun Peaks:

  1. Dog sledding
  2. Ice fishing
  3. Snowshoeing
  4. Fat tire biking
  1. Ice skating (public skates and drop in hockey)
  2. A tube park
  3. Weekly activities at the Sundance Kids Centre
Photos by Nathalie Royer

  • Mont Tremblant, Quebec

For those out east, Mont Tremblant is the perfect stop for a spring break getaway. Located in the picturesque Laurentian region, you’re sure to enjoy beautiful countryside scenery with a well-deserved dose of mountain life. For spring break, take advantage of the deals with the whole family! Book your condo or hotel accommodation before March 1st and get 20% off when you book for 3 nights or more and 15% off if you book for 2 night or more. When you stay at participating Tremblant lodges, you can benefit from other great bonuses for free including First Tracks, sliding evenings at the tube park and free ice skate rentals. What are you waiting for? Tremblant has all you need for a perfect spring break in the mountains!

Book Mont Tremblant

Spring break at Mont Tremblant:

  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ice climbing
  • First tracks
  • Dogsledding
  • Indoor Waterpark
  • Ice skating
  • Tube park
Photo by Reuben Krabbe – www.reubenkrabbe.com

  • Lake Louise, Alberta

What better way to enjoy spring break than shredding under the sun in the Rockies! Take in the breathtaking panoramic mountain views while enjoying world-famous terrain on top of the world. Spring break in Lake Louise is sure to be a blast for the entire family. Spring season passes are on sale now and valid from March 1st until May 6th, so take advantage of the great deals while you can!

Book Lake Louise

Perks of the Lake Louis Spring season pass include:

  • enjoying up to 67 days of skiing for under $6/day
  • use your spring pass for at least 4 visits and it pays for itself!
  • with the spring pass, you are applicable for tons of other savings and discounts during the winter season (deals on lessons, rentals, dining, Lake Louise & Banff accommodations, retail purchases, partner ski resorts and much more).

Spring Season Pass Rates – not including GST

  • Family
  • Adult
  • Adult Mid-Week
  • Youth/Senior
  • Child (6-12)

Spring break at Lake Louise:

  • Ice skating
  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides
  • Snowshoeing
  • Dogsledding
  • Tube park
  • Hike in Johnston Canyon
  • Fondue
  • Explore downtown Banff
Right Photo by Renaud Gagnon
  • Mont Sainte-Anne, Quebec

Celebrate the start of spring with a weekend of skiing with your family or friends at Mont Sainte-Anne! Spend your vacation enjoying a variety of activities while soaking up the spring sun and enjoying the mountain vibes. When you’re feeling your energy dwindle, head to the top of the mountain to the candy bar for a little sugar boost and make your day extra sweet. For those enjoying spring break as a family, Mont Sainte-Anne offers Family Sundays packages all season long which includes discounted lift tickets, lessons and gear rentals for those learning to ski and snowboard. For adults and seniors looking to purchase lift passes, every purchase of a 3-day lift pass gives you a free 3-day lift pass for children 17 years old and younger as well as 15% off accommodations booked for 3 nights or more. Talk about savings! For the families with little ones aged 6 years and younger, at Mont Sainte-Anne and Stoneham, they can shred for free! 

Book Mont Saint-Anne

Spring break at Mont Sainte-Anne:

  • Spring skiing
  • Candy bar
  • Fat biking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Alpine tours
  • Snowshoeing
Photo by Ryan Flett Media – ryanflettmedia.com
  • Red Mountain Resort, British Columbia

If you’ve ever been to the Kootenays you know the magic. If you have not, do yourself a favour and embark on the experience. Red Mountain Resort is located in Rossland, BC and is sure to be a hot spot for any powder hound. If you’re not a fan of glorified resorts, Red Mountain is sure to provide that small town ski hill vibe that had you falling in love with the sport on day one. During spring break, the vibe just gets even better! Spring break at Red Mountain is all about neon so dress up your family or get bright with your friends. There are a variety of activities to keep you busy from the epic spring skiing, family and kids activities, deck parties and more! Starting March 30th and going until April 2nd, Red Mountain is offering 40% off accommodation, 20% off day lift passes and children under 12 can ski for free. If you’re looking for a group deal, they’ve got that too! Find accommodations for groups of 6 people starting at only $349.39 per night which means only $59 each per night. If you’re looking for a fun time this spring break, Red Mountain has you covered.

Book Red Mountain Resort

Spring break at Red Mountain:

  • Spring Skiing
  • Family & kids activities
  • Contests
  • Fat biking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Deck Parties
  • Neon, neon & more neon
  • Bluebird days
  • Catskiing
  • Cheese fondue
Photo by Mont Bromont – skibromont.com
  • Bromont, Quebec

Only an hours drive from the metropolis city of Montreal, Mont Bromont is a popular destination for many of the urban dwellers who call Montreal their home and spring break isn’t any different! Purchase your tickets online and get hot deals like 8 hours of skiing for only $39 plus taxes. This discount starts March 5th and is valid until March 9th. Keep in mind this promotion is only applicable for tickets purchased online and must be bought at least one day in advance.

If you’re new to skiing and snowboarding and don’t have your own gear, do not stress! Bromont is offering equipment rentals for only $25 plus taxes too! Again, this promotion begins March 5th and is valid until March 9th.

Book Bromont

Spring break at Mont Bromont:

  • Spring skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Fat biking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowy walks
  • White Nights
Photos by Mont Orford – www.orford.com
  • Mont Orford, Quebec

Head to the Eastern Townships and bask in the tranquil beauty and winter culture. Mont Orford is located just a short drive from the highway off exit 15 and its nestled in the heart of the Mont Orford National Park. This hot spot is as popular in the winter as it is in the summer and fall and spring break is no exception. March is a month full of activities and events at the mountain so wax your board or skis and head up for a day of fun followed by an afternoon or excitement. Take advantage of the bluebird days and remember what spring skiing is all about!

Book Mont Orford

Golden Crown – March 3

If you like watching slopestyle, you won’t want to miss the Golden Crown competition. This takes place in the jump park and there are more than $4500 in prizes to be won! Whether you’re young or old, there are five age categories for the competition so everyone can get in on the fun. Enjoy Après at the Slalom Pub with DJ Paulee spinning the beats.

Sugar Shack Dinner – March 8

For the maple lovers among us, the sugar shack dinner is worth marking your calendar for. Enjoy a hearty dinner starting at 6pm in the Slalom Pub with a sugar shack menu sure to have your mouth watering. DJ Paulee is on the scene setting the mood and keeping the fun and upbeat atmosphere going all dinner long.

Gille Niquette Race – March 11

Last but not least, the Gille Niquette Race is a friendly race for all the speed demons to show off their skills. Open to all ages, this race has an entry fee with all donations going to the Christian Vachon Foundation.

Photo by Whistler Blackcomb – hwww.whistlerblackcomb.com
  • Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia

Take a break from the bustling city and head for the mountains up the beautiful Sea to Sky highway for a weekend in Whistler Blackcomb. Whether you’re planning a short weekend trip or staying for the whole week, Whistler offers custom packages so you can tailor your mountain retreat to fit exactly what your heart desires. Enjoy a day on the mountain in the world-famous ski resort or take it easy in the village checking out chic boutiques and elegant restaurants. For the ultimate rejuvenation retreat, head to the spa and let nature revive your senses or relax in the hot tub watching the snow-covered peaks twinkle in the sun.

Book Whistler Blackcomb

Spring break at Whistler Blackcomb:

  • Coca-Cola Tube Park
  • Fresh Tracks Mountian Top Breakfast
  • Magic Castle & TreeFort
  • Nintendo Gaming Lounges
  • Free Mountian Tours
  • Helicopter Sightseeing Tours
  • Ziptrek Ecotours
  • Whistler Tasting Tours
  • Mountain Top Fondue Snowcat Tours
  • Snowmobile Tours
  • Scandinave Spa Whistler
  • Snowshoe Tours
  • Dog Sledding

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