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Val Thorens - Group lessons for children

From 4 to 8 participants

For a better progression, our group lessons are limited to 8 children, and dispatched by ski levels.

Starting at 9h15

Your child's group ski lessons start at 9.15am in the center of Val Thorens, in front of the Castor & Pollux carpet.

Mobile app included

The only ski school in Val Thorens to give you access to a mobile app to follow your children's lessons.

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Our prices

Prices for group lessons for children in Val Thorens

Tarif 💶

A partir de

200€ / person

A partir de 200€ / person

Horaires 🕒

From 9:15 am to noon (5 or 6x2h45)

From Sunday or Monday, to Friday

Les plus 👍

Free afternoon to ski with your family !

Well groomed slopes

Tarif 💶

A partir de

160€ / person

A partir de 160€ / person

Horaires 🕒

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm (2h30)

From Sunday or Monday, to Friday

Les plus 👍

Less people on the slopes

The hottest hours of the day

No morning stress, we enjoy the holidays

Tarif 💶

A partir de

325€ / person

A partir de 325€ / person

Horaires 🕒

Group lesson (5 or 6 half-days)


6 days ski pass in Val Thorens

Les plus 👍

Special ski pass package for children (5-12 years old)

Ski pass provided bu the instructor

New gen ski group lessons !

Ski Family in Val Thorens: additional ski lessons and services

There are many ski schools in Val Thorens and the choice can be complex. With more than 40 years of experience, ESI is a specialist in children group lessons, but not only!

  Photos on the slopes

The only group lessons in Val Thorens where you get the photos of your children taken by the instructor.

  ESI Ski Instructors

Our school is part of the International Ski School (ESI) network. Our instructors in Val Thorens are State certified, experienced and friendly :)

  4 to 8 children per group

Small-group lessons have been ESI's hallmark for over 40 years. In Val Thorens, the children are between 4 and 8 per ski lesson.

Learning at the right pace
Welcome to Ski Family Val Thorens

A ski school to help you to develop a better relationship with your ski instructor. Our small team of ski instructors know their ski resort by heat. They are part of the International Ski School (ESI) network, which has brought together ski schools for more than 40 years.


Our instructors are state-certified professionals who wish to go further in the way of transmitting their passion. For them, the key to obtain the best teaching is an attention to individual details.

Kelly C.

Instructor in Val Thorens since 2016

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Meeting point in Val Thorens

Meet your ski instructor 5 minutes before the start of your course. The meeting point is at the bottom of Castor and Pollux lift. It is marked by an ESI banner and the presence of blue ESI jackets :)

If you want more information, do not hesitate to call us. Our team will be happy to guide you : 04 81 68 09 06

At the bottom of Castor and Pollux lift

Group ski lessons for children - the choice of small groups

The certified ESI Val Thorens ski instructors help people to progress in small groups of the same level throughout the week. Our lessons are composed of 4 to 8 people from beginner level (Cristal International) to advanced level (Cristal de Diamant).

As well as being the cheapest way to learn to ski, this format allows your children to progress in an open and playful atmosphere.

We strive to ensure the best match between the level of each lesson and people's expectations. This is why, at the start of each session, our instructors observe people's needs and reorganize the group to ensure the best consistency.

Group lesson process

With the ESI Ski Family in Val Thorens, group lessons are simple, clear and fun. Here is how a lesson unfolds :

Before the lesson :  

One week before the lesson, we will give you access to the Ski Family app, to have access to all of the lesson and ski instructor information.
On the first day, meet at the foot of the Castor et Pollux carpet, located in front of the Val Thorens tourist office, at the agreed time and date. Your ski instructor will be waiting for you there!

Make sure your child is equipped with his ski pass, sunscreen and ski equipment. Don't forget the helmet, which is compulsory for people up to 13 years old!

Ski Family + : you will find all this information, and much more, in the app.

During the lesson :

For more efficiency, the session takes place in small groups of 4 to 8 people.
On the first day, the ski instructor will take a picture of each skier in his best outfit and take advantage of the first turns to confirm the level of the whole group.
If necessary, ski instructors will reorganize the groups for an optimal distribution by level and age.
Let's go for the first lesson now the introduction are done!
Every day (and not only the first day), the ski instructor will take pictures of your exploits! It would still be a shame not to remember your stay in the highest resort in Europe, right?

After lesson :

At the end of each lesson, find the highlights of your child's day in the app. You could view personalized comments from your ski instructor, find all the photos taken during the lesson and view your progress through your achievement badges.
On the last day, people will receive their medal and a full summary of their stay in the app's souvenir area !

Other types of Ski Family lessons

Are you looking for a lesson for a group of friends, a family or a couple? Take a private group lesson!
Do you want to progress faster with an instructor just for you? Look at our private lessons offers.