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Ski Schools

  • B A S S (Meribel)

    B A S S (Meribel)

    British run ski school with a very good reputation for quality and customer satisfaction. In fact during the 2007 season 98% of their clients told them that they considered the benefits of using BASS to be outstanding or excellent! Adult and children's lessons, both private and groups. Maximum of 6 people per group lesson. They cater for all levels of juniors and adults with a range of course options from beginner to very advanced and also offer off-piste introduction courses. Private family courses and private groups are a popular option. Instructors are highly educated British instructors (or fluent in English) with vast experience from the ski industry. They teach based on Accelerated Learning and Nobel prize winning research. You will find that learning with a BASS instructor is easy and that fun is inevitable. UK telephone: 0709 2206 321 (message)

  • E S F (Meribel)

    Created in 1945 by locals from the Valley, the French Ski School in Meribel has become one of the biggest ski schools in France. With 4 offices conveniently located around the resort (Rond Point, La Chaudanne, Centre and Mottaret), and a variety of different types of lessons for skiing, snowboarding, telemark, cross country skiing, and snow shoe walks, the school caters for the variety of needs of its clients, whether they are French or from abroad. In the wake of the emerging competition from independent ski schools the ESF has improved their service and reputation radically over recent years. The classes are perhaps a little larger than those of the independent ski school and lessons are not always conducted in fluent English but taking lessons (both private and group) with the ESF is a very viable proposition once again. The smaller ski schools may have the slight edge in terms of service but the ESF is fantastic value for money, well organised, managed and should not be overlooked.

  • New Generation (Meribel)

    New Generation (Meribel)

    New Generation is a British run ski and snowboard school based in Meribel as well as 17 other resorts across the Alps. New Generation enjoys an excellent reputation amongst the International ski community and was voted 'Favourite Ski School' in the Snowvole Awards. The hand-picked team of fully qualified instructors is led by Zoe Campbell, a well-respected British qualified coach. The school offers a full range of lessons from groups for beginners and intermediates through to guided off piste adventures and everything in between. At peak periods they run children's lessons in the morning with small groups and a focus on fun. New Gen have been coaching in the Alps since 1998 and have been very much at the forefront of the ski lesson revolution. All lessons are in English and all groups are small. New Gen have put the fun back into learning and improving. Our advice is to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

  • Oxygene (Meribel)

    Oxygene (Meribel)

    Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School Oxygene is one of France's longest standing and most popular ski schools. They offer a dedicated and motivated team eager to bring you not only fun and excitement on the mountain, but also a thorough and professional learning experience. From timid beginners to powder hounds, personal tuition or in a small group they aim to surpass your expectations. They are chosen for their teaching, motivational and communication skills rather than just their skiing ability (which goes without saying). Oxygene offer the friendliness of a small team with the flexibility of a much larger one.

  • Parallel Lines

    Parallel Lines

    The 2019/2020 season will mark their 20th year in the Meribel Valley! They have their biggest ever programme of ski and snowboard lessons, on and off piste guiding, private lessons and instructor training. They offer the very best ski and snowboard instructors, all British or fluent English speaking and qualified to the highest level. Online booking ensuring you can check prices, availability and book lessons securely, 24/7. They also offer a fast response to any email enquiries offering help and solutions to your ski school needs.

  • Prosneige (Meribel)

    Prosneige was established by Julie Pomagalski in 1996 (in Val Thorens) and is now directed by Claire Jurine-Gastaud, both are very high level snowboard competitors. Their wish is to create a different method of teaching with small groups using instructors who speak multiple languages to guarantee the quality of all ski lessons. Their concept at Prosneige is based on simple fundamentals of client service, deeply valued relationships and always advancing together with their clients. They set the bar high by continually evaluating their organization to guarantee those once in a lifetime experiences. Their strength is a personalized service and constantly improving their know-how. All their instructors and technical experts are eager to teach you what they’re most passionate about. The main Prosneige booking office is based in Albertville with all booking and administrative staff working year around. Prosneige is present in 3 resorts: in Val Thorens with 60 permanent instructors and two shops specialised in boots fitting; in Les Menuires with 20 permanent ski instructors and a shop, and in Meribel with 20 permanent ski instructors and a shop. Prosneige Méribel (established 2016) is a ski school that offers private and group lessons, starting from 5 years old and ranging from beginner to expert level. The Prosneige shop at La Chaudanne seamlessly combines sports and technical support for their customers thanks to the shared know-how and expertise of their boot-fitters and ski instructors. The Prosneige office goes the extra mile by proposing activities such as paragliding, a culinary outing in an igloo, dog-sledding, etc.

  • Snow D\'Light (Meribel)

    Snow D'Light (Meribel)

    Since Snow D'Light was founded in 2001 they have selected only the best Ski and Snowboard instructors with the Highest European Qualification (Ecole National de Ski d'Alpinisme de Chamonix). Snow D'Light teaches children and adults of all ages and levels in groups or private lessons. They have been voted since 2006 the best ski school for children in the 3 Valleys. Their instructors have extensive experience in working with children. They give fun and exciting lessons helping children to progress quickly. Children are evaluated throughout the week in small groups (of same age and level) so there is no stress of a final test at the end of the week. For the little children there is a secure 'snow garden' in the heart of Meribel at La Chaudanne. They teach private lessons that offer personal coaching, providing an accelerated learning environment resulting in rapid progress. Above all the terrain is carefully chosen to fit their clients' personal abilities. Snow D'Light organise a full and fun programme so that their clients gain confidence, improve technique and improve their knowledge of mountain awareness. For booking and further information they are open 7/7 from 8am - 10pm.

  • Snow Systems

    Snow Systems

    Successfully running for eight years, Snow Systems ski school has built a reputation for quality and excellence in Meribel. Offering the very best tuition in private or group lessons, it employs some of the best instructors in the Alps. All instructors have the highest qualifications and are employed not only for their skiing ability but also for their ability to listen, understand and communicate. You or your children can make new friends in English only group lessons, ski with friends or family in private lessons, or really work on your technique with one to one tuition. The highly proffessional team of instructors will help you take your skiing or boarding to a new level, either on or off piste, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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