Ski Schools in Val d’Isère

Whether you're new to the slopes or sharpening your skills, Scott Dunn can help you find the best ski schools in Val d’Isère.

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Val Disere

As one of the world's most famous ski resorts, Val d’Isère's guaranteed powder and wide variety of runs make it an ideal place to learn to ski and hone your talents. Situated in the Espace Killy, alongside the nearby resort of Tignes, the area offers over 185 miles of downhill skiing. And at an altitude of more than 5,900ft, snow conditions are just about perfect throughout the year.

There's so much going on here beyond the fun on the slopes. It's an ideal destination for family trips with many ski schools in Val d’Isère offering lessons aimed at children. There are also group lessons, ski guides and private instructors for experienced skiers looking to make the most of their trip.

And a skiing vacation wouldn't be complete without après-ski! Val d’Isère is home to lively nightclubs and bars where you can unwind and revel in the post-slope glow.

“Work year after year with the schools and ski instructors in Val d’Isere, we’ve built close long-lasting relationships with them. We take pride in knowing exactly which instructors and guides are best for each guest to ensure you have the best possible experience.”

Michelle Yates, Ski School Specialist


The Best Ski Schools In Val D’Isère


Progression Ski and Snowboard School offers a full range of learning opportunities, from private lessons to clinics, plus group lessons catering for beginners all the way up to off-piste skiers. Its teen clinics and children’s group lessons are the resort's benchmark and, scaled according to age, they offer teaching and challenges in equal measure. Progression has a small team of highly qualified instructors and if English isn’t their first language, then their international instructors speak excellent English. They are all extremely friendly and down to earth.


Meeting right outside the Bellevarde Express lift, the family-run Oxygene boasts enough instructors to cope with demand but is small enough to have a personal touch. Take advantage of its chalet fitting service and get fully kitted out without the need to leave your accommodation. Oxygene provides all types of ski and snowboard lessons in Val d’Isère – from beginners to the advanced, offering group or private lessons as well as off-piste guiding. They cater to all ages starting from three years and up. Group sizes are 6:1 for children and 8:1 for adults.

Supreme Ski

Supreme Ski School has taught over 100,000 hours of ski lessons over 30 years for all ages and ability levels. Its services include private ski lessons, children’s ski school, adult group lessons and snowboard lessons. Most lessons are delivered in English but their instructors also speak a multitude of languages including French, Spanish, Italian, German and Chinese.

TDC ski

TDC (The Development Center) is a British ski coaching center and ski school. It’s a new kind of school that focuses on coaching each individual on their style and skills. Born out of frustration with traditional ski lessons and one-size-fits-all drills, TDCski's coaching aims to help people make a breakthrough in developing their style, ability and confidence. The instructors are all native English speakers and fully qualified to the highest instructor level in both British (BASI) and French instruction.

Maison Sport

Maison Sport is an online platform to book independent instructors in over 430 resorts across the continent. Customers can come onto the site and choose the instructor they would like to book. They will have direct contact with their instructor from the moment they book which gives you a personalized experience.

Pro Snowboarding

A small team that is true to its name with all instructors having the highest qualifications, as well as experience from being Head Coach for the Royal Navy snowboard teams. Don't expect a regimented approach and barking orders, though! They have adapted their coaching to ensure a fast, enjoyable and safe progression no matter your level. The teams offers fantastic group and private lessons and all instructors are qualified for off-piste.

New Generation

From its name to its teaching styles, this ski school claims to have the next generation of ski instructors. Children’s lessons revolve around games, challenges and adventures to promote learning while having fun. You can upgrade child lessons to full days, offering your youngsters even more action-packed tuition, while you can fully explore what the slopes have to offer.

The Benefits of Private Ski Lessons in Val D’Isère

  • Improve your skills: Coaching and training can help you get up to speed, remember forgotten skills or become more advanced. Learning from the pros is more efficient than teaching yourself or learning from a friend. After a couple of hours with a ski instructor in Val d’Isère, you might find that you're happy to go it alone.
  • Meet new people: Group sessions allow you to meet people who are in the same boat as you. It's certainly easier than trying to strike up conversations as you bolt down the slopes!
  • Training customized to you: Alternatively, you may want private ski lessons in Val d’Isère with the best instructors at the resort. We can help you book ski lessons that are customized to what you're trying to achieve on your skiing vacation.
  • Fun for all the family: If you're traveling with little ones, a ski lesson together is a great bonding experience over their new love of the slopes and helps them develop their skills. If you want to make skiing trips an annual thing, taking lessons during those first few trips will set you all up for great times in the future.

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Val d’Isère Ski Lessons: FAQs

  • Is Val d'Isere good for beginners?

    'Valdi' has many wide, gentle slopes that make it an ideal place to get on your skis for the first time. Beginners also benefit from access to free lifts for practice and special slopes. Children are also well-catered for with many Val d’Isère ski schools offering specialist lessons for little ones.

  • Can I get private ski lessons in Val d’Isère?

    Absolutely. Most ski schools in Val d’Isère offer private lessons. Whether you want to book a solo lesson or a slot for your family, talk to us when booking your trip and we can arrange the right kind of lessons for you.

  • What languages do ski instructors in Val d’Isère speak?

    The majority of ski lessons in Val d’Isère are delivered in English. However, instructors come from all around Europe to work at this resort so there's a good chance we can find you a specific one if you have any requirements around different languages.

    To qualify as a ski instructor in France, all teachers must be able to speak French while Italian, German, Spanish, Russian and other languages are spoken by different instructors.

  • Do ski schools in Val d’Isère provide equipment?

    If you're skiing for the first time and want to rent equipment, many companies will kit you out when you arrive. Some even provide chalet services, where they will come to your accommodation to ensure you have all the equipment you need and that it fits. This means no wasted time when you get to the slopes later on.

  • Can I get snowboard lessons in Val d’Isère?

    If you prefer to ditch the poles and descend sideways, we can accommodate snowboarding lessons into a trip to Val d’Isère as the majority of ski schools also employ snowboard experts.

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