From living, working and even raising a family in Scandinavian ski resorts, our skiScandinavia experts have first-hand experience of just how welcoming and family friendly Scandinavia is. Whether you're new to the slopes or have been skiing together as a family since your children could walk, we believe that Scandinavia is the epitome of family skiing.
At skiScandinavia we understand all the elements of a fantastic family skiing holiday, which is why we are pleased offer our highly acclaimed exclusive ski schools and complimentary childcare services.
Ski instructors in Norway and Sweden are passionate about skiing and fluent in English, allowing them to communicate the small details - and even more importantly, the joy of skiing! Our exclusive ski schools are designed by us to fit your family. They are taught by experienced and trusted instructors, and the adult and children's lessons are synchronised for ultimate ease and peace of mind. This exclusive skiScandinavia service is available in the New Year, February half term and Easter school holidays.
With skiScandinavia, family fun doesn’t end on the slopes. As well as your fantastic accommodation facilities there is a great choice of additional activities - from exclusive husky sledding trips, to star gazing and horse sleigh rides. See our individual resort pages for a full list of what's available, or speak to us today for personalised suggestions.
Our Exclusive Ski Schools
Ski school is a large part of most ski holidays, especially for family skiing, so it’s important to get it right. At skiScandinavia we believe expert tuition, chosen to suit your holiday and tuition needs, will guarantee you have a fantastic time! That’s why we created our exclusive ski schools, to ensure that we provide the seamless service you expect from skiScandinavia throughout every aspect of your holiday.
Inspiring skiers for over a decade
Our experience and local expertise allows us to work closely with local ski schools to create our exclusive classes for the whole family. As a result, we have been inspiring new and improving skiers for over a decade, and we are proud to offer funSki Academy, playSki and vipSki Coaching exclusively to skiScandinavia customers:
We created playSki for the youngest skiers in your family to ensure they love skiing right from the start. Designed for 3 – 4 year old beginners, the 3 hour sessions are split between outdoor skiing and snow-play, and indoor games and crafts, to give your child/children the best introduction to skiing holidays.
- 3 – 4 year old beginners
- 3 hours from Monday to Friday
- A combination of 90 minutes on the snow and 90 minute indoor play
- Guaranteed to run alongside our funSki Academy and vipSki Coaching
- Maximum group size of 5 children
- Purpose built indoor playroom
Our original ski school groups for children age 5 – 15 years. The small groups, based on ability and age, are designed to ensure your children love skiing as much as you do. The emphasis is on having fun whilst learning, with a more focused approach on coaching as age and ability grow.
- 5 – 15 year old beginners to experts
- 3 hours from Monday to Friday
- Guaranteed to run alongside our playSki and vipSki Coaching
- Maximum group size of 7 children
- Ability and age based groups
For adults we have vipSki Coaching; social and unpressured skiing sessions in which to improve your skiing and explore the mountain. vipSki is designed to start just after and finish just before your child's/children’s funSki and playSki lessons, for a completely stress free experience. The tuition is based on individual coaching within a group setting to improve and fine tune techniques.
- 16 + years beginners to advanced
- 2 hours 30 minutes from Monday to Friday
- Starts 15 minutes after our funSki Acadmeny and playSki begins, and finishes 15 minutes before they end
- Maximum group size of 7
- Social skiing groups with individual coaching
At skiScandinavia we strive to create relaxing family ski holidays, which is why we offer complimentary childcare services at the Radisson Blu Mountain Resort, Norway during the New Year, February Half Term and Easter school holidays, and at Hotel Kurbits Apartments, Sweden during the February Half Term and Easter school holidays.
- Monday - Friday
- Mornings from 09:00 - 12:00
- Afternoons from 13:30 - 16:30
- Mornings for children age 12 to 36 months
- Afternoons for children aged 12 months and up to 8 years
- Available at Radisson Blu Mountain Resort and Hotel Kurbits Apartments
How it works
Our complimentary childcare is run by our passionate skiScandinavia nannies and usually entails a mixture of indoor and outdoor play.
You drop your children off at the assigned point at the start of each session and once everyone is all set, the nannies and children will start their morning/afternoon of activities and games based on the children's ages.
Activities include crafts and painting as well as sledging and fun in the snow if the weather is suitable. At the end of an enjoyable session you will collect your children from the assigned point and the nannies will let you know how the session has been.
As per UK guidelines, group sizes and child to carer ratios are based on the age of the children to ensure the best possible care is given. Our skiScandinavia childcare team are CRB checked (or Scandinavian equivalent) to give you complete peace of mind for the most relaxing holiday. Because of this, group sizes are limited so we suggest you let us know as early as possible about your childcare needs when you book.
What's not included
- The lunch break is between 12:00 and 13:30, giving you time to catch up as a family. Please note, lunch isn't included.
- Snacks and drinks, other than water. You can give your children snacks to bring or some pocket money for a hot chocolate.
- Nappies and changing equipment.
If you require childcare on other days, at alternative times or in other resorts then please contact us for details and costs.
Whilst our childcare services are complimentary, we reserve the right to withdraw this service in accordance to guideline changes from the local health authority.