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102Customer recommendations
"The instructor was very friendly and helpful! Also,I am glad that I have improved my fiding on a snowboard a lot in 1h 30mins. It is worth to take the lesson and I am sure I will be taking the lesson again. Thank you!!"

YUKARI - April 23, 2019

Snowboard Instructor Private for Kids & Adults

50Customer recommendations
"We would definitely recommend a private lesson if you are not sure what you are doing. We had done some skiing lessons back home in UK before the trip but we decided to book ourselves for more lessons anyway to familiarise ourselves. It turned out to be a great decision. The booking service was excellent and communication was efficient. We booked it for the following day and they got back to us really quickly. Jonas, our instructor, was very patient with us and gave us lots of information. We booked 3 hours session and we really enjoyed it. Thank you very much."

Shuva - May 1, 2019

Ski Instructor Private for Adults - All Levels

36Customer recommendations
"My son was very happy in the one-week group ski lessons he did with Stoked. His teacher, Martina, was kind and professional. He learned a lot and had a great time with his group. I would definitely go back and would recommend highly! For comparison, we have tried the Swiss Ski School in Zermatt as well, and our experience with Stoked was much better. With the Swiss Ski school the kids and the teacher spoke French most of the time, leaving my son feeling left out of the group, although I of course put English and German as his languages when I registered him. At Stoked, no problems, all kids spoke English fluently, and my son was happy!"

Alexandra - January 4, 2019

Ski Lessons for Kids (from 4 years) - First Timer

Ski Schools in Zermatt

Learn to ski in Zermatt

Zermatt is the gateway to the highest as well as the sunniest ski resort in Switzerland. Just 2.5 hours away from the city of Bern, the Matterhorn Paradise, the Gornergrat and the Rothorn Paradise offer an incredible view of 38 mountain peaks over 4000m, including the famous Matterhorn.

The ski schools in Zermatt are the right choice if you wish to learn how to ski amidst an outstanding mountain scenery. Thanks to a high-quality ski lesson, you will be able to do your first turns on the perfectly groomed slopes in no time at all. Beginners usually meet at the tourist office next to the railway station of Zermatt or at one of the valley or mountain stations of the Matterhorn and Sunnegga Express.

In order to get the little ones enthusiastic about skiing, the ski resort pulls out all the stops. Wolli the adventurous sheep and his friend Snowli the clever bunny are there to help the kids to master the first obstacles in the Kinderland with flying colours. The Wolli Park is located at the Schwarzsee cable car stop, while the Snowli Kids Village is situated near the Riffelberg stop. On an impressive area of 3500m² kids can enjoy numerous fantasy figures, magic carpets and even a ski carousel.

The best ski schools in Zermatt

Alpine Ski School Zermatt: The multilingual team is led by ski and monoski instructor Maxime Riviera and Davide Erba.

Stoked Ski- und Snowboardschule: The first ski and snowboard school in Zermatt was founded in 1994 and is being run by Christian Meier.

Summit Ski- & Snowboardschule: In 2004 the first British ski and snowboard school in Zermatt was opened.

Schweizer Ski- & Snowboardschule Zermatt: The traditional ski school was founded in 1929 and currently employs almost 200 local ski instructors.

Skischule Family Skiing: The ski school specialises in ski and freeride lessons for children and adults.

Prato Borni Ski & Snowboardschule: The ski school was founded in 2005 and offers ski, snowboard and telemark lessons.

Matterhorn Diamonds Skischule Zermatt: The young and dynamic ski school is led by Samuel Hodel.

European Snowsport Zermatt: The ski school is run by one of the youngest teams of ski instructors in Zermatt with an average age of 27 years.

Evolution Ski School: The multilingual ski school is run by Andrea Renato Bionda and Fabrizio Pavan.

That's special about ski lessons in Zermatt

The ski schools in Zermatt place great importance on small group sizes and offer their lessons in various languages. Furthermore, lunchtime supervision for kids is usually included in all full-day ski courses.


How do we find a suitable activity?

In every ski resort you will find an overview of all available offers. On the left side you have filters to quickly find the right offer. For example, you can search specifically for beginner ski courses for children in groups.

How do we find offers for our desired date?

Under the menu item "Select course date" in the upper left corner of the page you can select a desired start date. At the top of the search results you will find the offers for the desired start date. Below follow offers in a similar period.

How do we find group lessons or private instructors?

Group courses are marked with "Group". You can search specifically for group courses by selecting the "Group" filter under the "Category" menu item. Private teachers are marked with the inscription "Private". You can search for private teachers by selecting the "Private" filter under the "Category" menu item.

How do we find offers in our language?

Under the menu item "Language" you can select a desired language. Afterwards only offers will be shown where this language is available.

When should we book?

During the holiday weeks, ski and snowboard courses are usually fully booked. In order to make sure that there is still a place available in the desired ski or snowboard course, the motto is: the sooner the better.

How do we find our appropriate experience level?

Next to the menu item "Experience level" you will find a description of the individual experience levels. If you're still not sure, you don't need to worry. Simply choose the experience level that best suits your abilities. Before the first lesson of a group course, ski schools will assess your abilities so that you can be placed in the right group. In any case, private instructors will take your abilities into account on an individual basis.

How do we find offers including equipment?

All offers including equipment are marked with the inscription "Ski rental included". If you find the inscription "Ski rental optional" you can book the equipment for this offer. You will find offers including equipment faster if you select the filter "Ski rental including" under the menu item "Popular options". Depending on the provider, an offer including equipment contains: skis, ski poles, ski boots and helmet. You will find a detailed list of the included rental items in the respective offer description.

There is no offer including equipment, where can we alternatively rent equipment?

In a ski resort there is almost without exception the possibility to rent winter sports equipment. If you book via CheckYeti, you will receive discounts from our partner Skiset, where you can conveniently reserve your equipment online.

How many participants are usually in a group?

This depends on the ski school. Some ski schools have a maximum number of participants per group. You can find this information in the descriptions of the offers.

At what age can children ski or snowboard?

There is no fixed age limit here. Supported by specially trained children's ski instructors, children can already learn to ski playfully at kindergarten age. Depending on the children's level of motoric and social development, the ideal starting age is between 4 and 5 years. Occasionally there are children who can already learn to ski at the age of 3 1/2 years.

How many days should the lessons last for our children?

During the holiday weeks, children's ski courses for beginners usually start on Sunday or Monday. The program is designed in such a way that the best learning results are achieved when your children take part in the ski course throughout the week. So they don't miss the final event (race, etc.) and experience a great week with their group. For advanced children the learning success usually kicks in on the third day.

Is it better to put our child in a group lesson or a private tuition?

The group lessons are generally recommended for beginners. Learning together with peers is more fun. The children are not constantly in the focus and have the possibility to catch their breath between the individual exercises, while the other children are on it. In order not to underchallenge highly talented children, a private ski instructor is recommended.

Can we join our child with a private instructor?

Yes, that's possible. Some providers even offer special family offers. Otherwise, you can simply book a private instructor for children or adults and inform the ski school after booking that you would like to go together.