Good choice for children


ESF have been operating in most of the big resorts in France since 1937. They offer lessons for all ages and abilities in both Ski and Snowboarding. They also offer ski touring, heliskiing, off piste guiding/lessons, showshoeing and a lot more. Just click on the  'Choose a Resort' to find your resort.


Good choice for children

+33 4 79 32 30 80
ESI, 6 route provinciale - BP 25 - 73200 Albertville Cedex

This company operate in 95 ski resorts. They offer English speaking instructors, both group and private lessons. Check their website to see if they cover your resort.

First Tracks

+33 6 08 33 82 59
Le Bourget du Lac, 73120 Courchevel, France

Ski or snowboard coaching in groups of four - eight or private tuition and they take children from the age of six. Also offer off piste guiding, visits to different resorts and can arrange heli-skiing.

Magic In Motion

Good choice for children

73120 Courchevel, France

Magic offers a range of lessons from teaching nervous beginners to off-piste guiding to finding the best powder. They teach in small English speaking groups and private lessons as well as children's lessons from 4 upwards. They have instructors in Courchevel, Meribel, La Tania and Val Thorens.  

Parellel Lines ski school

+844 811 2779
Meribel, France

Parallel Lines is the only ski school in Meribel employing all British ski and snowboard instructors (who are all fully qualified too). Lessons can be booked through the UK office prior to departure.

Rob Sewell

+33 610144762
La Tania, France

Independent instructor who has been teaching in the Three Valleys for over 10 years. Provides private lessons in Meribel and Courchevel.


+44 7989 988774 / +33 6 15 48 59 04
73120 Courchevel, France

The only dedicated snowboarding school in Courchevel, Meribel and La Tania, offering private and group tuition to all levels of competence with video analysis to help your progress. Specific clinics available for aspects such as freestyle, off-piste or carving.

Ski Dave Morris

+33 6 19 92 76 59
73120 Courchevel, France

Dave operates in Courchevel and Meribel and offers a high standard of teaching. He also trains ski instructors.

Snow d’light

+33 (0) 479 550 773
Résidence Tougnette, 73550 Meribel, France

This ski school have been around since 2001, they operate in Courchevel and Meribel. They offer lessons for all ages, abilities, groups and private lessons. They also teach snowboarding and have packages to include your ski hire and lift passes.

Supreme Snow & Snowboard school

+44 1479 810 800 / +33 4 79 08 27 87
Rue de la Culaz, Le Praz, 73120 Courchevel, France

Supreme have been in Courchevel for over 15 years and since 2005 have also taught in Meribel. Mostly British instructors. The school also runs a rental department with a good range of carving and off-piste skis. Off-piste groups and more advanced students may be eligible for free use of the specialist skis.

Sweet Snowsports

0131 208 2855 or 07734 257260

Sweet Snowsports is a British ski school offering a range of group, private or kids ski lessons in Meribel, Courchevel and La Tania. Whatever your ski needs, Sweet Snowsports will provide a package that is best suited to you, your ability and your traveling group.