The City of Edmonton leases land in the river valley to private downhill ski operators. Conveniently located in the central, west and east parts of the valley, these private recreation areas have downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing at reasonable prices. Check their websites for pre-season discounts on passes.

Locations

Edmonton Ski Club / 9613 – 96 Avenue, beside the Muttart Conservatory

www.edmontonskiclub.com

  • Ski & snowboard rentals
  • Group, private & terrain park lessons
  • Terrain park

Snow Valley Ski Club / 119 Street, off Whitemud Freeway

www.snowvalley.ca

  • Ski & snowboard rentals
  • Group, private, women-only & freestyle lessons
  • Terrain park

Sunridge Ski Area / 17 Street, south of the Yellowhead Trail

www.sunridgeskiarea.com

  • Ski & snowboard rentals
  • Group & private lessons
  • Terrain & tubing parks

For more adventure, drive 20 minutes southwest of the city to Rabbit Hill

www.rabbithill.com