Children's Ski Lessons

See their confidence grow and their ski skills develop from tots to teenagers.

Little ones can make their first snowplough in the snow garden, while older ones learn how to do jumps and tricks in the snow park.

Evolution 2

Set in the heart of the forest at the foot of Les Grand Montets is the Panda Club, home of Evolution 2 children's ski school.

Mountain Lifestyle works closely with Evolution 2, an award winning ski school that’s fast becoming one of the most respected in the French Alps.

Whether your child is a complete beginner, needs to improve their skills, or can ski but wants to head onto the big slopes with other children, the Panda Base Camp really is a great place for all children of ages 3-12 years. Ski lessons are designed to suit the age and ability of each child, to improve their skills and boost their confidence.

There is also a Junior Academy, for children 8-14 years that already can ski and want to head off and learn new skills.

Handy hints from Mountain Base
  • At the foot of Les Grands Montets - easy for dropping off and collecting your children, not to mention enjoying a few hours child-free skiing!
  • Don't forget to put a few essentials in your child's pocket - tissues, small snack, etc
  • Although it's tempting, don't hang around to watch. Your child will settle in much quicker if they're left to get on without the distraction of knowing that you're nearby.
Contact us to find out more about children's ski lessons with Evolution 2

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Prices & info Prices : Children's Ski Lessons
Half day x 5 - from 205€
Half day x 6 - from 245€
Full day x 5 - 395€
Full day x 6 - 470€

Teen Rider

Do you have the next Woodsy or Katie Summerhayes on your hands? Can you keep up with your older kids on the slopes?

If they can ski red/black runs and want to take it up to the next level, they will love our Teen Rider sessions. They'll learn how to master moguls, venture safely off-piste and nail some rad freestyle moves.

Guided by a fully qualified ski / snowboard instructor, they'll have the time of their lives under safe supervision. Leaving you free to cruise the slopes at your own pace!

Courses run from Monday to Friday, available for half days or full days with lunch. You can also book a warm up day on Sunday, for those who just can't wait to hit the snow!

Handy Hints from Mountain Base:
  • Get them kitted out with a well-fitting helmet and consider extras such as back protection, we can advise on good sport shops here in Chamonix if you need help.
Contact us to find out more about Teen Rider ski lessons

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with evolution 2
½ day x 5 (am) - 235€
½ day x 5 (pm) - 205€
Full day x 5 - 395€

Please note: this course is designed for children aged 12 to 14 years who are confident skiers or snowboarders on red and black pistes. If you have any questions about the suitability of the course for your child please do not hesitate to contact us.

ESF Kids

There are numerous options for children's ski lessons including mornings only, full day ski lessons and even packages including nursery.

Mountain Lifestyle works closely with the Ecole du Ski Français (ESF) in Chamonix and Les Houches to help your children learn and improve. ESF are part of the largest ski school in the world with 2,000,000 pupils taking 800,000 tests every year.

All ski lessons are run by English and French speaking staff with an emphasis on making sure your children are safe, enjoying themselves and integrating with other children in their group. Importantly, they’ll get the attention they deserve: there are never more than 8 in a group.

Handy Hints from Mountain Base:
  • Don’t forget to pack their sunscreen, lift pass and some cash
  • Children receive medals: 2nd Star, 3rd Star, Bronze Star, Silver Star and so on to show their progression
Contact us to find out more about children's ski lessons with ESF

Family Lift Passes

Skiing "en famille" is made easier with a family pass that offers greater value for families with two or more children.

The family lift pass is equivalent to the same price as two adult passes plus one child pass, the bonus is that every supplementary child is added free of charge (up to four children).

There are two options - Chamonix Le Pass and Mont Blanc Unlimited - if you want to truly explore Chamonix and take advantage of everything that the resort has to offer then we recommend opting for Mont Blanc Unlimited as it includes lots of add-ons that are great family activities.
  • Montenvers Train & Mer de Glace
  • Tramway Mont Blanc
  • Aiguille du Midi
  • Les Houches (family friendly ski area in the Chamonix valley, not included in Le Pass)
  • Free daily ride on the Alpine Coaster *
  • Free entry to the sports centre & swimming pool *
  • Free entry to the ice rink *
  • Discounted cinema tickets - all the latest films shown in English *
*only included with a lift pass of 3 days or more

Also included in Mont Blanc Unlimited is the Evasion Mont Blanc ski area of Megeve and Saint-Gervais, our partners at Haute Transfer run weekly day trips to explore this wonderful resort that lies just a short drive from Chamonix.

Mont Blanc Unlimited also includes free access to Courmayeur in Italy, a lovely ski area and a great option for a day trip. Courmayeur is just a short drive through the Mont Blanc tunnel, if you do not have a car there are regular bus trips run by our partners at Haute Transfer.

Mont Blanc Unlimited offers you a 50% discount on a Verbier lift pass, our partners at Haute Transfer run weekly day trips to Switzerland in a comfortable minibus that will collect you from your accommodation.