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Blizzard Ski & Snowboard School – Golden Valley, MN
763 559-EDGE (3343)
  • Skiing, snowboarding, racing and freestyle for youth ages 6-18
  • Professional adult instruction for beginners to experts
  • Visit six metro snowsports areas during 12 Saturdays or 8 Sundays

With nearly 50 years of expert snowsports instruction, Blizzard Ski & Snowboard School is the best ski and snowboard club in town! Visiting six metro snowsports areas throughout the season, Blizzard provides professional, high quality ski, snowboard, racing and freestyle instruction for youth 6-18, from beginners to experts. Instruction, transportation from eighteen metro area locations, and adult supervision is provided during twelve Saturdays or eight Sundays between November and February with a bonus trip to Spirit Mountain in March. Plus, only Blizzard offers the extras you deserve! Check out our private lessons, teens only trips, and instruction just for parents! This winter, get your kids and your entire family out in the fresh air and on the slopes with Blizzard Ski & Snowboard School! Join in the fun!

Jeannie Thoren
Call 1-218-724-5809
Women's Ski Clinics. Jeannie's goal is simple: To help women ski better and enjoy it more. Sometimes, just a few subtle but critical adjustments to a skier's existing equipment will be enough to produce tangible results. These are improvements women will appreciate immediately. Choosing from a trailer full of the latest skis, boots and bindings, you will try out equipment specifically tailored to women's needs. If your equipment needs to change, Jeannie makes specific recommendations and will provide everything you need to know about their selection, sizing and adjustment to your particular situation.

Otto Hollaus Ski & Ride School
  • Quality youth and adult instruction programs since 1946
  • Multi-week, weekend youth ski and snowboard programs
  • Variety of areas visited – bus transportation available
Since 1946 the Otto Hollaus Ski & Ride School has established a tradition of excellence in ski instruction, and now snowboard instruction. Multi-week programs featuring all-day, supervised, learn-to-ski packages for all abilities are available on Saturdays or Sundays for youth ages 6-18. Multi-week snowboard programs are available on Saturdays for youth age 10-18. Special youth ski programs also are offered featuring racing, demonstration skiing and Jr. Instructor training. Multi-week adult programs are offered on Sundays. All programs visit a variety of ski areas, and bus transportation is available for youth. We are committed to helping students of all ability levels experience the joy of skiing and riding. For more information, go to www.ottohollaus.com.


Skijammers is a traveling alpine school offering structured, hands-on snowsports education programs for young people between the ages of 7 and 17 in alpine skiing, snowboarding, and racing. Programs are scheduled on Saturdays during January and February, visiting seven different ski areas in and around the metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. Skijammers provides chaperoned transportation, as well as two instruction segments each week. Our fully developed curriculum builds the skills of our students and creates a lifetime love for snowsports. Our programs are unique in that our students work with the same group of students and the same professional instructor each week. Our program offers beginner, intermediate and advanced curriculum choices, as well as a unique instructor training program for motivated teens. Join us for a mountain of adventure!