Choosing Marmot Basin for Your Family Trip
Jasper and Marmot Basin is the ideal destination for a family winter vacation. Jasper is a winter paradise with a relaxed, family friendly environment, and a visit to Marmot Basin is more than just a ski trip. You’ll experience the stunning natural environment of Jasper National Park, legendary Western Canadian hospitality as well as the uncrowded slopes and dry light Rocky Mountain powder.To help you make the most of your family trip to Jasper and Marmot Basin, we’ve prepared some important information to help you get everything sorted.
Many hotels in Jasper provide great family rates and discounts, and also ski and stay packages which include the cost of lift passes. Check out the accommodation page for info on the latest deals.
Jasper-Marmot Family Card
Marmot Basin offers their own exclusive discount card designed specifically for families. The card is formulated to make the family trip to the mountains more affordable. The card enables you to receive savings on most Marmot Basin products and with many of the hotel establishments in the town of Jasper all season long!
Kids Snow School
Kids from 6-12 years old can join the Marmot Kids Camp. Full day lessons run from 10:00am to 3:30pm and include lunch with the instructor, meaning you can relax and enjoy your day skiing or riding knowing your child is in safe hands. Half day lessons are also available. Marmot Mites lessons are available for kids from 4-5 years old, and a range of private lessons are available for kids of any age.
Little Rascals Nursery
The little rascals nursery is open from 8:30am to 4:00pm and accepts children from 19 months to 6 years old. Kids from the ages 4-5 can take part in the tiny tracks program which includes a full day of child care, lunch, rentals and two, 1 hour lessons with an instructor in a small group.
Geocaching at Marmot Basin
Discover hidden treasures with geocaching - a fun activity for all the family to explore the mountain and learn about Marmot Basin and Jasper National Park.
Having to carry all your families ski equipment up and down to the mountain everyday, and trying to store it in your hotel room can be a major hassle. If you rent your equipment at Marmot Basin, you can take advantage of our free overnight ski and snowboard storage. Our rental fleet is modern, well maintained and we have great family rates.
Family Friendly Dining
Jasper boasts a great range of restaurants with lots of choices and kid friendly menus.
If you are planning to spend some time off the ski slopes, Jasper has loads of great activites and things to do.