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Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Whether you are new to the sport or an advanced skier or boarder looking to continue to improve, the Ski and Snowboard School at Horseshoe has the right lessons waiting to help you reach your goals. 

For Additional Information and Bookings Call: 705-835-2790 ext 1344

For Kids Korral Lesson Information and Bookings Call: 705-835-2790 ext 1286

Weekend Programs

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Join the instructors at Horseshoe Resort all winter long for fun and learning with the Ski and Snowboard School Programs. 8 week program lessons are available for 3 to 5 year olds with our Kinder Kolts programs right up to Mom and Dad with our Adult Ski Program. 

Kinder Kolts BEGINNER SKI (Ages 3 to 5 years)

  • Lesson Only $339
  • Under 5 year Seasons Pass $10
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $149

Kinder Kolts BEGINNER is an 8 week ski program on for ages 3 to 5 years that are new to skiing. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 2 instructors : 5 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run untilMar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those withSaturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Kinder Kolts ADVANCED SKI (Ages 3 to 5 years)

  • Lesson Only $309
  • Under 5 year Seasons Pass $10
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $149

Kinder Kolts ADVANCED is an 8 week ski program on for ages 3 to 5 years that that can already stop and turn on their own without assistance. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 2 instructors : 6 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.

 


 

Kinder Kolts BEGINNER Snowboard (Ages 3 to 5 years)

  • Lesson Only $339
  • Under 5 year Seasons Pass $10

Kinder Kolts BEGINNER is an 8 week SNOWBOARD program for ages 3 to 5 years that are new to snowboarding and looking to learn how to snowboard this winter. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 2 instructors : 5 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students. Optional rental equipment can be added to the program; available for foot sizes 1 and up as well as 90 cm snowboards only.


Junior Pintos Ski (Ages 6 to 10 years)

  • Lesson Only $289
  • 8 Week Program Pass $250
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $160

Junior Pintos is an 8 week ski program on  for ages 6 to 10 years for any skill level. Students will be divided by ability on the first day of lessons. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 1 instructors : 8 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Junior Pintos Snowboard (Ages 6 to 10 years)

  • Lesson Only $289
  • 8 Week Program Pass $300
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $199

Junior Pintos is an 8 week snowboard program on Saturday mornings for ages 6 to 10 years for any skill level. Students will be divided by ability on the first day of lessons. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday at 9:30 am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 1 instructors : 8 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Intro to Park - Ski (Ages 7 to 12 years)

  • Lesson Only $299
  • 8 Week Program Pass $300

Intro to Park SKI is an 8 week ski program on Saturday or Sunday afternoons for ages 7 to 12 years age that are looking to learn the basics of terrain park. Students must be able to ski parallel with confidence on blue runs. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday at 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 1 instructors : 8 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students and twin tip skis are highly recommended. A terrain park pass is included in the cost of the program. Anyone looking for a more advanced park program should look at the competitive programs page. 


Intro to Park - Snowboard (Ages 7 to 12 years)

  • Lesson Only $299
  • 8 Week Program Pass $300

Intro to Park SNOWBOARD is an 8 week snowboard program on Saturday or Sunday afternoons for ages 7 to 12 years age that are looking to learn the basics of terrain park. Students must be able to link turns with confidence on blue runs. This 2.5-hour program runs either Saturday or Sunday at 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Ratio of 1 instructors : 8 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students. A terrain park pass is included in the cost of the program. Anyone looking for a more advanced park program should look at the competitive programs page.


Instructors in Training - Ski (Ages 11 to 16 years)

  • Lesson Only $289
  • 8 Week Program Pass $300
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $199

Instructors in Training is a ski program for ages 11 to 16 years that have interest in becoming a ski instructor. This Saturday or Sunday afternoon 2.5 hour program from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pmwill teach current ski techniques and teaching methodology using video analysis and hands on experience to help prepare students for to take their CSIA Level 1 course. Students must be able to strongly ski in parallel on blue runs. Ratio of 1 instructors : 8 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Adult Ski Program 

  • Lesson Only $259
  • 8 Week Program Pass $315
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $199

Adult Ski is an 8 week ski program on Saturday or Sunday mornings for any skill level. Students will be divided by ability on the first day of lessons. This 2-hour program runs 10:00 am to 12:00 pm to allow parents extra time in the morning to drop off kids into programs that start at 9:30 am and still get to their programs on time. Ratio of 1 instructors : 8 students maximum. 

Saturday lessons run on Jan 3 and run until Feb 28. Sunday lessons run on Jan 4 and run until Mar 1. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. There is a 9th make up lesson available for those that have missed one of the 8 weeks; March 7 for those with Saturday lessons and March 8 for those with Sunday lessons.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.

 


Program Cancellation

 

 

Any program cancellations are subject to a $10 administration fee and a valid doctors note is required for the cancellation.

 

Night Programs

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Join the instructors at Horseshoe Resort all winter long for fun and learning with the Ski and Snowboard School Programs. 8 week program lessons are available for 3 to 5 year old with our Kinder Kolts programs right up to Mom and Dad with our Adult Ski Program. 

Kinder Kolts BEGINNER SKI (Ages 3 to 5 years)

  • Lesson Only $239
  • Lesson and Under 10 Seasons Pass $10
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $129

Kinder Kolts BEGINNER is an 8 week ski program on for ages 3 to 5 years that are new to skiing. This 2-hour night program runs either Monday or Wednesday from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm or Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Ratio of 2 instructors : 5 students maximum. 

Monday lessons run from Jan 5 to Mar 2. Wednesday lessons run Jan 7 to Feb 25. Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. 

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Kinder Kolts ADVANCED SKI (Ages 3 to 5 years)

  • Lesson Only $229
  • Lesson and Under 10 Seasons Pass $10
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $129

Kinder Kolts ADVANCED is an 8 week ski program on for ages 3 to 5 years that that can already stop and turn on their own without assistance. This 2-hour night program runs either Monday or Wednesday from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm or Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Ratio of 2 instructors : 6 students maximum. 

Monday lessons run from Jan 5 to Mar 2. Wednesday lessons run Jan 7 to Feb 25. Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. 

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Junior Pintos Ski (Ages 6 to 10 years)

  • Lesson Only $219
  • 5 Day 7 Night Seasons Pass $179
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $149

Junior Pintos is an 8 week ski program on  for ages 6 to 10 years for any skill level. Students will be divided by ability on the first day of lessons. This 2-hour night program runs either Monday or Wednesday from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm or Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Ratio of 1 instructor : 8 students maximum. 

Monday lessons run from Jan 5 to Mar 2. Wednesday lessons run Jan 7 to Feb 25. Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. 

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Junior Pintos Snowboard (Ages 6 to 10 years)

  • Lesson Only $219
  • 5 Day 7 Night Seasons Pass $179
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $149

Junior Pintos is an 8 week snowboard program for ages 6 to 10 years for any skill level. Students will be divided by ability on the first day of lessons. This 2-hour night program runs Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Ratio of 1 instructor : 8 students maximum.

Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. 

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Intro to Park - Ski (Ages 7 to 12 years)

  • Lesson Only $239
  • 5 Day 7 Night Seasons Pass $179

Intro to Park SKI is an 8 week ski program on Friday nights for ages 7 to 12 years age that are looking to learn the basics of terrain park. Students must be able to ski parallel with confidence on blue runs.This 2-hour night program runs Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm.  Ratio of 1 instructor : 8 students maximum. 

Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. 

Helmets are mandatory for all students and twin tip skis are highly recommended. A terrain park pass is included in the cost of the program. Anyone looking for a more advanced park program should look at the competitive programs page. 


Intro to Park - Snowboard (Ages 7 to 12 years)

  • Lesson Only $239
  • 5 Day 7 Night Seasons Pass $179

Intro to Park SNOWBOARD is an 8 week snowboard program on on Friday nights for ages 7 to 12 years age that are looking to learn the basics of terrain park. Students must be able to link turns with confidence on blue runs. This 2-hour night program runs Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Ratio of 1 instructor : 8 students maximum. 

Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. 

Helmets are mandatory for all students and twin tip skis are highly recommended. A terrain park pass is included in the cost of the program. Anyone looking for a more advanced park program should look at the competitive programs page.


Instructors in Training - Ski (Ages 11 to 16 years)

  • Lesson Only $219
  • 5 Day 7 Night Seasons Pass $179
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $149

Instructors in Training is a ski program for ages 11 to 16 years that have interest in becoming a ski instructor. This Monday or Wednesday night 2-hour program from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm will teach current ski techniques and teaching methodology using video analysis and hands on experience to help prepare students for to take their CSIA Level 1 course. Students must be able to strongly ski in parallel on blue runs. Ratio of 1 instructor : 8 students maximum. 

Monday lessons run from Jan 5 to Mar 2. Wednesday lessons run Jan 7 to Feb 25. Please note that lessons do not run over the Family Day long weekend. 

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students.


Adult Ski Program

  • Lesson Only $219
  • 5 Day 7 Night Seasons Pass $179
  • 8 Week Rental Add On $149

Adult Ski is an 8 week ski program on Friday nights for any skill level. Students will be divided by ability on the first day of lessons. This 2-hour night program runs Frights from 6:45 pm to 8:45 pm. Ratio of 1 instructor : 8 students maximum.

Friday lessons run from Jan 9 to Feb 27. 

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all lessons. Helmets are mandatory for all students. 


Program Cancellation

Any program cancellations are subject to a $10 administration fee and a valid doctors note is required for the cancellation.

 


Beginner Ski & Snowboard Lessons

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The best way to discover skiing and snowboarding with your family and friends is our First Timers packages! Available for ages 10 and up. Younger students are recommended to take lessons at Kids Korral.

First Timers Discover Step 1 packages include everything you need on your first day out on the slopes including a beginner lift ticket, equipment rental and a 1.5-hour group lesson. This great deal people that never been skiing or boarding before. Let our instructors help you on your first day to learn how to stop and change direction.  Lessons run daily at 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm,3:00 pm and 4:30 pm daily but are subject to availability. We recommend you arrive approximately 45 minutes prior to your ideal lesson time as these group lessons are not pre-booked in advance.

Lesson Only: $30

Beginner Package: $75 (includes 4 hour ski or snowboard rental with helmet and boots, 4 hour lift ticket to the beginner area and 1.5 hour group lesson)

First Timers Discover Step 2 packages are prefect for your second or third day learning to ski or snowboard. Included is a 4-hour all access ticket, equipment rental and a 1.5-hour group lesson. This great deal people that still need work on turning and exploring more green runs on different lifts. We will help you gain confidence away from the beginner area and master those basic skills like speed control, turning and how to navigate your way around the resort so that you can enjoy this new sport! Lessons run on weekends and holiday days only at 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm but are subject to availability. We recommend you arrive approximately 45 minutes prior to your ideal lesson time as these group lessons are not pre-booked in advance.

Lesson Only: $40

Beginner Package: $95 (includes 4 hour ski or snowboard rental with helmet and boots, 4 hour all access lift ticket and 1.5 hour group lesson)

We recommend that each person wears a warm winter jacket and snow pants along with waterproof winter gloves. Sunglasses or goggles are also recommended.

Private Lessons

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Private lessons are the best way to learn to ski or snowboard for any age or ability. Learn one-on-one from one if our experienced instructors. Enjoy the benefits undivided attention and life line privileges while you improve faster then in a group lesson. Have a friend or family join in the fun for small additional fee. 

Kinder privates are the best way to introduce your child to skiing or snowboarding. These one-on-one lessons are available for children aged 2 to 5 years old and are taught by our kids specialists.

If your little one is a bit nervous about skiing or snowboarding try a Mommy and Me private lesson. Our kids specialists will teach your child aged 2 to 5 years old while you (any parent or guardian) is there with your child helping to avoid separation anxiety.

Advanced Bookings

1 hour private lesson $79
2 hour private lesson $158
Each additional person $33/hour (up to a maximum of 6 people)

1 hour Kinder Private $69
2 hour Kinder Private $138
Each additional children $22/hour (up to a maximum of 3 children)

1 hour Mommy and Me $69
2 hour Mommy and Me $138
No additional people can be added to a Mommy and Me lesson

Day-of-Lesson Bookings

1 hour private lesson $89
2 hour private lesson $178
Each additional person $33/hour (up to a maximum of 6 people)

1 hour Kinder Private $79
2 hour Kinder Private $158
Each additional children $22/hour (up to a maximum of 3 children)

1 hour Mommy and Me $79
2 hour Mommy and Me $158
No additional people can be added to a Mommy and Me lesson

The cancellation policy for private lessons requires that you speak directly to a Guest Services agent at 705-835-2790 ext 1344 at a minimum of 24 hours prior to the private lesson to reschedule at additional charge. Lessons can not be rescheduled or refunded on the day of the private lesson for any reason.

A valid lift ticket or seasons pass is required for all private lessons. Helmets are highly recommended for all students.

 

Kid Korral Lessons

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Kids Korral

 Winter at Kids Korral is all about Horseshoe’s famous daily kids lessons for skiing and snowboarding. Ponies are the full day or half day lessons are skiers ages 3 to 5 years. Riders is for skiers or snowboarders ages 6 to 12 years. Lessons are available Monday to Sunday including holidays throughout the season for all ability levels based on availability. 

 Kids Korral Ponies (Ages 3 to 5 years)

Ponies is a special full day or half day lesson for little skiers 3 to 5 years old. Ponies BEGINNER is for kids new to skiing or those that are still working on turning. Ponies ADVANCED is for kids that can already stop and turn on their own without assistance. Lesson run from 10:15 am to 11:45 am and 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm. Maximum of 1 Horseshoe staff : 3 students ratio. 

Kids Korral Riders (Ages 6 to 12 years)

Full day and half day ski or snowboard lessons for 6 to 12 years are available at Kids Korral with Riders. Kids are grouped by ability to the basics of skiing or snowboarding right up to advanced skills. Lessons run from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 

Winter Adventure Camp (Ages 3 to 12 years)

Winter Camp is a fun option for kids looking to have a great time that don't want to ski or snowboard. Full day and half day camps are available on weekends and holidays during the 2014-2015 winter season. Camp includes crafts, games and outdoor games.  Full day camp runs from 9:30 am until 3:00 pm. Morning half day camp runs from 9:30 am until 12:00 pm. Afternoon camp runs from 12:30 pm until 3:00 pm. 

 

Lesson Times

Lunch is included are all full day campers and lesson students. Morning and full day drop off is between 9:00 am and 9:30 am. Morning pick up is at 12:00 pm. Afternoon drop off off is between 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm. Afternoon and full day pick up is at 3:00 pm. Ski and snowboard rentals for Ponies and Riders are picked up directly at the Kids Korral building. 

Kids Korral Pricing:

  • Half Day Camp or Lesson - $50
  • Full Day Camp or Lesson - $85
  • Add Rental - $20
  • Add Lift Ticket - $20

 

 

For information and bookings please call 705 835 2790 ext. 1286 or email kidskorral@horseshoeresort.com

 

Competition Club Programs

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Horseshoe Resort offers innovative and exciting competitive ski and snowboard programs for all ages and abilities through our Horseshoe MultiSport Academy. Learn from a group of dedicated coaches who focus on teaching with a positive attitude to achieve performance from all participants. Our coaches' vision is to promote fun, experience and excellence in ski racing for all participants, to both inspire and develop lifelong skiers.

For more information on our Horseshoe MultiSport Academy competitive programs and/or to register for programs, please call us at 705-835-2790 and/or email us at racing@horseshoeresort.com.

Adaptive Skiing and Snowboarding Program

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Adaptive Skiing and Snowboarding Program = $120
 
CADS (Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing) together with Horseshoe offer an 8 week 1.5-hour program starting on Saturdays starting January 3, 2015. Lessons run from 10:15 am to 11:45 am or 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

Certified adaptive instructors and trained volunteers with CADS are dedicated to promoting skiing and snowboarding for persons with disabilities. Their focus is to help skiers or snowboarders with a variety of disabilities learn to ski or ride with confidence.

Space is very limited and all potential participants are all placed on a waiting list. No payment will be accepted until after CADS can confirm an available lesson space. Each student is required to complete an information form so that CADS can pair up available equipment and volunteers with the correct students. To be added to the waitlist please contact Brooke Lidstone, Ski School Director directly at 705-835-2790 ext 1179 or brookep@horseshoeresort.com.

 

School Group Programs

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Bring your students to Horseshoe for an incredible experience this year with our super fun School Group Programs.  Our programs are a great way to introduce them to a whole new world of outdoor adventure!

ALPINE

Full Day:  Monday to Friday, 9am - 3:30pm

Lesson Only $13

Lift Ticket & Lesson $25

Lift Ticket, Lesson & Rental (ski or snowboard, including helmet) $32

 


 

Afternoon or Night

12pm to 4pm or 3:30pm to close

 Lesson Only $13

Lift Ticket & Lesson $23

Lift Ticket, Lesson & Rental (ski or snowboard) $30 

 


 

Price Break Weeks*

Lesson Only $13

Lift Ticket & Lesson $23

Lift Ticket, Lesson & Rental (ski or snowboard) $29

(*Dates available - Dec.8-14/2014, Jan.5-9/2015, Mar.9-13/2015)

 

Add Winter Tubing to your day $9

 

· minimum 20 participants, all prices include taxes and weather permitting

 Ask about our Private Ski School Group Lesson options.

 


 

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Full Day: Monday to Friday, 9am - 3:30pm

Trail Pass & Lesson $15

Trail Pass, Lesson & Rental $17 

 


SNOWSHOEING

9am to 12pm or 12:30pm to 3:30pm

Trail Pass, Rental & Lesson $11

 


 

COMBO

Cross Country & Tubing (includes rental) $25

Snowshoeing and Tubing (includes rentals) $19

Cross Country & Snowshoeing Lesson (includes rentals) $23'

 


 

GEOCACHING

Snowshoeing with Geocache Adventure $16

 


 

TUBING

Half Day or Night (10am - 1pm, 12pm - 3pm, 4pm - 10pm) $12

Full Day (10am - 3:30pm)  $15

 

Lunch Options Available starting from $11.50/per student


For more information or to book your School Program, please contact Tristana Fulton-Reid, Recreation Sales Manager, by email at tristanar@horseshoeresort.com or call 705-725-4351.

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