Chicago Snow Studio

chicago snow studio


Indoor Snowsports Lessons

TOM GABRIELSE: PSIA-C Level III Instructor. Founder Mountain Performance Group. Represented PSIAC at National Alpine Demo Team tryouts 1996. Participation in every PSIA National and International Academy since 1992. 45+ years ski instructor. Alignment Specialist. Equipment tester for Ski Press Magazine. Epic Service Award, Vail Resorts 2016/2017 season. Nominated top 10 instructor PSIA-C division 22/23 season. 


MaryLu Cianciolo: After working at various area resorts for over 20 seasons, MaryLu had the
opportunity to bring ski training to the West Loop and started Chicago Snow Studio where she teaching snow sports year round. She is PSIA-C Level III instructor (the highest level of certification in the US), and Level 100 USSA Race coach. She has worked as a guest coach at numerous ski improvement and race camps and givs back to the instructor community as co-chair o the PSIA-AASI National Childrens Taskforce helping to create better materials for training instructors in children’s snow sports instruction.

What Types of Lessons Do We Offer?

All lessons are private and by appointment. Our fully certified instructors and race coaches can offer the following special pre-season programs:
– Race skills for junior and adult racers
– Ladies clinics
– Ski instructor exam and certification training

About Our Location

Chicago Snow Studio is located just south of the Eisenhower Expressway on Western Avenue with free parking. This makes this convenient to all of Chicagoland.

About Our Hours

All lessons are by appointment. Drop-ins are not permitted. Call or text 312-804-3192 to arrange your lesson. We also do private events, give us a call.


Lessons are generally scheduled
Monday-Wednesday 9am – 7pm (last lesson begins at 6pm)
Thursday-Sunday 9am – 6pm (last lesson begins at 5pm)

About Our Slopes

We have one Mogulslope deck with two revolving slopes Each slope is can fit up to 1 person at a time. Both the speed and the pitch is adjustable visit your url, which provides an equivalent of skiing or snowboarding the easiest bunny hill all the way up to a black diamond run. For your safety, an instructor will be supervising you at all times and can adjust and stop the slopes as needed.

About Your Visit

Arrive about 10 minutes prior to your session.
Wear comfortable athletic clothing that you can easily move in. Long sleeves and pants are strongly recommended, plus long socks.
If you have them, bring your own ski and snowboarding boots. We have ski boots and you can rent snowboard boots from our good friends at Viking Ski Shop. Please leave your skis and snowboards at home — you will use our special deck skis or boards.
Children must be 8 years old and able to follow directions and not get scared by the noise of the slope.

Talk to us

Have any questions? We are always open to talk about your business, new projects, creative opportunities and how we can help you.