About Blizzard

Why Choose Blizzard?

We believe that skiing and snowboarding are life-long activities the entire family can enjoy together. We provide opportunities for youth to enjoy an active, healthy Minnesota winter in a safe, fun environment. We not only teach skiing and snowboarding skills, but also independence, responsibility and time management, in an age-appropriate and engaging way. We connect youth from all over the Twin Cities to form lasting friendships and memories on the slopes. And mostly, we live up to our motto — safety, fun and learning!!

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How it Works

Blizzard is a “traveling ski and snowboard school,” meaning we have over twenty bus stop locations around the Twin Cities and take all our members in Kindergarten through 12th grades to one of eight snowsports destinations each week to receive professional, adult instruction from Blizzard instructors. After your program registration, we offer the convenience of weekly trip reservations and a flexible pay-as-you go payment plan.

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Meet the Staff

For over 50 years, our talented and dedicated instructors have shared our passion for snowsports and the mountain environment. Blizzard is a Member School of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI), the professional organizations that train and certify ski and snowboard instructors in the United States. Blizzard is recognized for high-quality instruction because of the professionalism of our trainers and instructors. Please contact us if you’re interested in joining our staff!

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Our Partners

We partner with leading ski and snowboard industry retailers to bring special opportunities to Blizzard families. Our partners are pleased to provide special discounts and great customer service for Blizzard members!  Please remember to present your Blizzard membership card to receive your discounts or promotions.

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Since 1958, Blizzard has been providing snowsports instruction to youth around the country. Remember Birch Park and Frontenac? How about Royal Christies and Worm Turns? We do. Tradition and the love of skiing and snowboarding connect current owners Jeff and Jennifer Lewin to Blizzard’s storied past. Did you know Blizzard started in Minneapolis, but was a franchise in Boston, Milwaukee, and even California? Step back through the years and explore the history of Blizzard!

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Still have questions?  Can’t find what you’re looking for?  Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page to find your answers.  Still need help? Contact the office.

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