Learn to Ski
Great ski and board lesson packages for all
Great ski and board lesson packages for all
Whether you are a beginner taking your first runs or someone who is just looking to brush up on your technique ESF (Ecole Ski Francais) in Les Gets are a good choice.
You can visit the ESF Les Gets page below
The ski school has provided lessons for Hotel Christiania guests – young and old over many years. Pre-booking is advised especially in high-season dates to avoid disappointment.
Lessons for all categories and age groups take place at the same times although they vary during the French Holiday period.
Lessons are available all day and the normal lesson times are from 9am - 11am, 11.15am - 1.15pm and 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Lessons from Sunday to Friday for child beginners from 3 to 5 years old.
“PIOU PIOU” : From the age of 3 years. Skiing Discovery. Program: 50 % of the time is devoted to learning to ski and 50 % to indoor or outdoor games in a protected area.
“OURSON” : From the age of 4 years. Introduction to skiing in a special area with qualified patient staff and instructors in the best fun atmosphere for their first experiences of skiing. Your child will find the best fun atmosphere for its experiences of skiing and special structures to encourage learning in a reserved ski area.
Internet Rates Les Gets/Morzine 22/23 - available on the ESF website
Check the ESF website for details of offers and other rates.
|Tariffs||child 5 - 15 years||16 - 25 years||Adult|
|6 lessons – morning||174 €||198 €||228 €|
|6 lessons – afternoon||174 €||198 €||228 €|
|6 lessons – midday (11:15-13:15)||174€||198 €||228 €|
Lessons take place from Sunday to Friday with a minimum of 5 persons. The kids are put into different classes based on ability from the beginners Flocon (snowflake) Group, through one, two and three star classes.
The first day at ski school can be quite frantic and it is suggested that you are there in plenty of time to drop your kids off and care should be taken not to give your beginner five year old a three star bib in error – I can assure you from experience it happens…
Kids are sometimes moved between classes if they are not in the appropriate group. Lessons are normally two and a half hours in the morning and or afternoon depending on whether you take half or full day. In the high season from the beginning of February the lesson times are different with each session being only two hours.
Lessons can be purchased in a variety of ways and with or without ski passes included. You will need a valid Les Gets ski pass for all lessons. Please check the ESF website for rates and to book.
If you’re looking to make things a little easier on yourself you could advance book a beginner pack for your kids. For children in “beginner” class, “flocon” class and “1ere etoile” class you can book your lessons complete with group lessons and a six-day ski pass at a special price. It saves both time and money and you just collect your tickets from the ESF Desk in the resort.
As with the child lessons the week’s session runs from Sunday to Friday all season with a minimum of 5 persons and a maximum of 8 in each group.
The groups are set by standard of skiing ability and run at the same times as the child lessons above.
There is the possibility for those at beginner level to benefit from a 6-day ski pass at a preferential rate. The lift pass is valid for the whole day. This beginner pass will be offered to you at the end of your purchase process on the ESF Website.
A great alternative for private or small group lessons is Les Gets Snowsports, operating in Les Gets since 2006. All LGS instructors are native English speakers and extremely experienced and fully qualified instructors who are passionate about what they do. They offer kids ski school, private ski lessons and snowboard tuition. Their aim is to make every minute of your high-quality lesson count and be enjoyable throughout. Time on the chairlift with your LGS instructor means more time for chat, to discuss technique and improvement ideas.
You can visit the LGS website here
Private Ski Lessons and Private Snowboard Lessons prices with LGS
The rates shown are the total cost per lesson.
These prices are for guidance only as rates vary throughout the winter.
Kids ski school 'Junior Freeriders' prices, maximum 5 per group.
The rates shown are the course cost per person.
|10hr course (5 x 2hr)||270€|
Teen Explorers prices, maximum 5 per group.
The rates shown are the course cost per person.
|10hr course (3-4-3hr)||270€|
Go to the LGS website to book
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