Kids Programs

Here at Apex, we love kids, and we want make sure they have a great time on the hill. That’s why we’ve created Rippin Rascals(ages 18months-5years). It’s their own special place where they can learn from pro’s who specialize in teaching kids. If they need a lesson, daycare, or a combination we can do it! Come to Rippin’ Rascals Corner, located next to the Longshot Cafeteria, or send us a message to: *special rates available for lesson and daycare combinations as all packages for lift/lesson/rentals.

Children’s Group Lessons – Ages 6 to 12

Offered everyday starting at 10am & 1pm. This is a great way for children to make new friends while improving their technique.  Our children specialist’s mandate: FUN-FUN-FUN in a Safety Environment!!

2 hour
Full day (2 hours morning & 2 hours afternoon)

Note:  1 person – 1 hr lesson 2 or more people – 2.0 hr lesson

Intro to Snow (6-12 years) Introduction to Ski and Snowboard Program  

If your children have never been on the Snow, This is the best deal in Town! Retail Value @ $85.00 



 1 Full Day Rental
 1 Magic Carpet Lift Ticket
 2 Hour Group Lesson

Ski & Board Lessons start @ 10am daily


*magic carpet lift ticket ** Magic carpet tickets may be upgraded at any time.*

Intro to Lifts (6-12 years)

If your children have been on the Snow and its time to make the transition off the Magic Carpet (beginner area) on to new terrain this is the program for them. Line up for Lifts program and Intro to Snow program are stackable programs. Book 2 or more Half Day (I.T.L or I.T.S) programs consecutively and save an additional 10%. 


 1 Full Day Rental
 1 Full Mountain Lift Ticket
 2 Hour Group Lesson

Ski & Board Lessons start @ 10am and 1 pm daily


Adopt an Instructor  (3 to 7 years old)

Own your Instructor for the Season!! Our Children Specialist will create a memorable on snow experience with your child. We recognize kids this age don’t always have the attention span or energy for a 2 hour lesson so we take the little guys for a 1 hour private lesson. This ensures your tyke will learn everything the bigger kids learn, but at their own pace. They will have tonnes of fun learning and won’t be too worn out afterward to go for a slide with mom or dad.

One-Hour Lesson $59

Package of 5 One-Hour Lesson $249

Package of 8 One-Hour Lesson $359  

Rippin Rascals Daycare – 18 months – 5 years

Children are entertained with a mixture of indoor play and outside activities weather permitted. When checking in your children, Parents or Guardians must present the following documents:


1. Proof of Medical Coverage

2. Health Insurance number

We are required by law to obtain these items in order to meet our licensing regulations. Photocopies of the above are acceptable. Hours of operation Every Saturday and Sunday 8:30 am-4:00 pm Starting Dec.12, 2015 Open Christmas Weeks December 19th to Jan 3rd Open BC Family day Long weekend and Spring Break/ Easter Holidays For daycare during the week you must make reservations 48hrs prior


Daycare 1 hour
Daycare 2 hour
Daycare 3 hour
Daycare 4 hour
Daycare 5 hour
Daycare 6 hour
A La Carte Pass (50% off the 1 Hour Rate)

Daycare Plus!! 2 Hour child care with a 1 hr lesson *limited numbers daily*              $94  

Home Hardware – Children/Youth Ages 6 – 15

This super popular program for kids and teens will teach them the skills needed to be able to explore the entire mountain! They will be exposed to new terrain, tactics, as well as mountain safety. **Registration forms for all of the following camps are available at Home Hardware (150 Fairview Place, Penticton BC) Or linked below.

Christmas CampDecember 26th 2015 -December 30th 2016  

Christmas Break Dec 26th – Dec 30th 2016 Sign up form        

Lesson Only – 5 Full day
Lesson Only – 5 Half day (Starting at 10 AM or 1 PM) $179.00
5 Day Lift Pass (if needed) $95.00
Snowboard Package Rental (if needed)
Ski Package Rental (if needed)

8 Saturdays or SundaysStarts January 7/8 2017 – February 25/26 2017 (Saturdays or Sundays)

8 Weekend Camp Jan 7/8th 2016 – Feb 25th/26th 2017  Sign up form 

Lesson Only – 8Full day
Lesson Only – 8 Half day (Starting at 10 AM or 1 PM)
8 Day Lift Pass (if needed) $152.00
Snowboard Package Rental (if needed)
Ski Package Rental (if needed)

Spring Break Camp – March 20th – 24th 2017  

Spring Break March 20th – March 24th 2017 Sign up form

Lesson Only – 5 Full day
Lesson Only – 5 Half day (10 AM or 1 PM)
5 Day Lift Pass (if needed) $95.00
Snowboard Package Rental (if needed)
Ski Package Rental (if needed)



Contact us to book your lessons or daycare at 1.877.777.2739 or

  • All lessons must be paid in full at time of booking
  • Cancellations must be more then 48 hours prior to lesson start
  • Any cancellations within 48 hours of lesson start will incur a $25 administration fee
  • No shows for lessons will not be refunded
  • All lesson prices are subject to a 5% GST