Bike Group Lessons - Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Bike School Group Lessons

Learn to Mtn Bike, become an instructor or just develop your skills!

Save when you plan ahead and purchase before arriving at the mountain! Many of our Lessons & Programs offer early booking savings. See the Rec Guide for details! 

Click through to pages below for specific information.
Step Up Program at Mount Washington Bike Park

Step Up
Mtn Bike Program

Step Up is our follow-up session catered to guests who have completed our Learn to Ride lesson or have little experience in downhill mountain biking (but not first-timers) and are looking to improve their basic skills and techniques. 

  • Full-day lift ticket
  • 2-hour lesson
  • 2-hour bike rental*
  • 2-hour armour rental*
Lesson Availability:
  • DAILY at 12 pm & 2:30 pm
  • Lessons are based on Guide availability

*Bike & armour is picked and returned at lesson end, upgrade options available.



(7+ - max 4 ppl**)



  • Position & Balance skills through the “Climbing”, “Neutral” and “Ready” Positions, as well as how to achieve a good range of movement. 
  • Proper braking techniques using both brakes.
  • Effective trail scanning for smooth, efficient riding. Can begin to show bike-body separation through some angulation and rotation skills.


  • Mt. Washington Skills Park
  • Greenline
  • Panda Garden
  • Highway 19
Add person to family Learn to Ride lesson - $64 ea additional participant.
UPGRADE to full-Day Adult Bike/Armour - $84.
UPGRADE to full-Day Child Bike/Armour - $62.
**Family lessons can include 2 adults and 2 children under 13, or 1 adult and 3 children under 13 and may add an additional 2 people- max 6. Family lessons are private and will not be combined with other bookings

Reservations are strongly encouraged. To book, or call 250-338-1386 ext. 384 to speak with a lesson specialist.

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For the Groms at Mount Washington Bike Park

For The Groms
Mtn Bike Program

Whether you're riding with your crew or eager to make new friends, our Groms Guided Ride is the ultimate experience for young riders aged 6-12. Join a small group for a thrilling 2-hour session, perfect for exploring new trails in the Bike Park and maximizing trail time with priority lift loading.

Led by one of our expert guides specializing in working with kids, this adventure guarantees safety, inclusion, and most importantly, FUN! Discover the best trails Mount Washington Bike Park has to offer while focusing on green, blue, and light black routes suitable for riders comfortable with these levels.

If your child is new to mountain biking, we recommend starting with our Learn to Ride and Step-Up programs before joining the Groms Guided Ride for an unforgettable biking experience!

Sessions will be available for the following ability levels:

  • Low speed (green/blue riders)
  • High speed (higher blue/black riders)
  • Please indicate at the time of booking


  • 2-hour lesson
Lesson Availability:
  • SATURDAY & SUNDAY at 12pm & 2:30pm
  • Lessons are based on Guide availability

*Bike & armour is picked and returned at lesson end, upgrade options available.




12 pm & 2:30 pm
Sat & Sun

UPGRADE to full-Day Adult Bike/Armour - $84.
UPGRADE to full-Day Child Bike/Armour - $62.

Reservations are strongly encouraged. To book, or call 250-338-1386 ext. 384 to speak with a lesson specialist.

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SAFETY Bikers Responsibility Code
Binding Release information


RESERVE Purchase Your Lesson
IMPORTANT Know Before You Go

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Please go online to for more info and call (250) 338-1386 ext 384, to speak with a lesson specialist and book. Class sizes are limited to ensure fun and safety.

Know before you go! Prepare to make the most of your time with us in the bike park.

  • Allow a minimum of 45 mins between your arrival in the resort or departing your condo and the lesson start time (i.e. for a 12 pm lesson, plan to arrive by 11:15 am, especially on weekends).
  • Even if you already have equipment we ask that you please check in with us in the bike shop. If you require a pass please visit the Ticket Windows outside of the Alpine Lodge.
  • You are responsible for supervising your child (6+ years) prior to meeting the instructor under the white bike shop tent.
  • Please be aware that all lessons start promptly at the scheduled start time regardless of weather conditions. There are no refunds for missed lessons.
  • You are responsible for meeting your child under the white tent where you dropped off. Mount Washington is responsible for supervising your child during scheduled lesson times only. children will not be released on their own and you may be charged for additional care.

Knowing your reservation number will speed up the check-in process. If possible, please also have this handy upon arrival. Thanks for choosing to visit us at the Mount Washington Bike School! We look forward to welcoming you to the Bike Park.

Lesson Cancellation Policy

  • All lessons must be paid in full at the time of booking.
  • Lessons can be cancelled or rescheduled more than 48 hours in advance. Please call the Bike School at 250-338-1386 ext. 384 or email
  • There are no refunds or changes allowed within 48 hours of the lesson time unless due to a medical issue or illness.
  • No refunds will be issued due to weather conditions.
  • Guests who are late for their lessons will not be able to join. We will do our best to rebook for later that day.

Bike School

We highly recommend booking your lesson in advance to guarantee your spot. Our instructors book up quickly and can't always accommodate last-minute walk-in requests. email us at

Bike School Call Centre

1-888-231-1499 or email:

Contact Us

Mount Washington Alpine Resort
P.O. Box 3069, STN Main
Courtenay, British Columbia, V9N 5N3
Toll-Free: 1-888-231-1499
First Aid 1-250-334-5741


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