Downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing

Hit the slopes and catch some air on an alpine skiing adventure, carve up the snowboard run or ride the rails and test your tricks in half pipes at a terrain park. 

Most ski resorts offer equipment and gear rentals, like skis, snowboards, boots, helmets and poles, which you may be able to reserve in advance along with your passes and lift tickets.

Some parks also provide learning programs with a team of instructors on hand ready to guide beginners on the bunny hills and help advance your skills and techniques to become a confident skier.

So, whether you’re a novice or a pro, embrace the challenges and rewards of alpine skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing in Ontario.

Quick guide to skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing in Ontario

Where to go skiing and snowboarding

Ready to head for the hills? Find an Ontario ski hills, resort or club near you.

Daily ski and snow conditions

Prior to departure, be sure to check out the daily snow and ski conditions at your ski or snowboarding destination.

Canadian Adaptive Snowsports Program

CADS Ontario is an adaptive ski program designed to enable people with special needs to enjoy the thrill of skiing and snowboarding.

What to wear skiing, snowboarding or snow tubing

The key to prepare for cold weather is dressing in warm layers, with a moisture wicking base layer, a mid layer, ski jacket and pants, gloves or mitts and a neck warmer. Ski goggles and helmets are also a good idea.

Get inspired

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Know before you go

Safety on the slopes

Adhere to the rules and code of conduct at the ski or terrain parks to stay safe and have fun. The Canadian Ski Council provides a great list of safety tips.

Last updated: December 1, 2023

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