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Kids Group Lessons

Kids group lesson for kids aged 7-14 where students can rapidly improve their ski technique, explore the mountain and make new friends. Our friendly instructors will create a fun and safe learning environment to ensure a memorable skiing experience.
 
A small group size (max 8 per group) and an experienced, friendly native English speaking instructor will create a fun, supportive atmosphere with personalised feedback. Students will have the opportunity to explore the Rusutsu ski area with new friends/classmates.

The Kid’s Group Lesson is available for kids of different skiing ability from first-timers up to advanced level. Highly skilled and experienced instructors will ensure kids are placed in the best ability group to challenge them and ensure they improve.

Lesson available daily from December 1st to February 28th. 
Lunch is included in a full day lesson, instructors will be present to supervise lunch breaks.

Lunch takes place at the Horn Cafeteria on West Mt where kids can enjoy some tasty Japanese food with a selection of menu options available. This is a great time for the group to take a break, bond and re-energize ready for the afternoon.

For students with food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform ski school reception during check-in.
KIDS GROUP LESSON (SKI ONLY) | SAMURAI KIDS
AGE: 7-14
TYPE LESSON TIME PRICE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS LUNCH BREAK
FULL DAY KIDS GROUP LESSON
10:00 - 16:00
(5 HOURS)
JPY 16,000/per person Max 8 per Group 1Hour Supervised lunch break
(12:30 - 13:30)
HALF DAY KIDS GROUP LESSON
10:00 - 12:30
(2.5 HOURS)
JPY 11,000/per person Max 8 per Group -

Kids group lesson ability level

To ensure your child is taking the appropriate lesson, please let us know your child’s approximate ski ability, prior experience when you sign up for the lesson.
 
  • First time – Never skied before
  • Beginner – able link snowplough turns in both directions on beginner terrain and working to towards exploring the intermediate terrain,
  • Intermediate/advance – working on /able to link parallel turns on intermediate terrain and aiming to start skiing advanced terrain.

Like all lessons, students should be ready with a lift ticket, ski equipment and suitable clothing; at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to lesson start time.

At the beginning of each lesson, instructors will quickly check the ability of each student to ensure they have been placed in the best ability level group to help them progress. The groups may be edited based on the instructor's judgement.
Pick up & Drop Off for Kids group lesson

  • Meeting point for Kids Group Lesson: South Meeting point – outside south wing entrance
  • Drop off time: 09:55
  • Pick up time: 16:00

Terms and Conditions

Note for Kids Group Lesson:
  • Available daily from December 1st to February 28th.
  • Kid’s group lesson is available for kids aged 7-14 only.
  • Ability Levels: First time, beginner, intermediate/advanced
  • Students should be ready with a lift ticket, ski equipment and suitable clothing; at the meeting point 5 minutes prior to lesson start time.
  • Lunch: included in full day lesson price (kids will eat with instructor)
  • Students with food allergies or dietary restrictions please inform ski school reception staff while checking-in for a lesson.
  • Please book your lesson at least 45 minutes prior to lesson start time.
  • Ski & Snowboard Equipment/lift ticket not included in the lesson price.
  • Ski only (Snowboard Group Lessons are not available at this time)
  • Full payment is required in advance to secure a booking.
  • For full terms and conditions please visit the Terms and conditions page.

Cancellation policy 
  • For full terms and conditions please visit the Terms and conditions page.
  • Students who arrive late (more than 30 minutes after the lesson start time) cannot join the lesson and no refunds will be issued.
  • Lesson cancellations due to bad weather will not be refunded. Lessons will only be refunded if less than two lifts are operational.
  • If a lesson cancels between 7 days to 48 hours in advance 20% of the lesson price will be charged.
  • If a lesson is cancelled within 48 hours or no shows, the full lesson price will be charged.
  • Any reduction in number of lessons, number of hours will constitute as a cancellation.
  • Lessons will not be extended, rescheduled or refunded due to the late arrival of guests, for any reason.
  • Changes to lesson start date must be confirmed 24 hours in advance of the designated start time. For changes via email please allow 48 hours. All changes subject to availability.

Rusutsu Resort Ski & Snowboard School Reception

If you have any questions or require further advice, a member of staff will be happy to assist you.

Online reservation & inquiries
E-mail: school@rusutsu.co.jp (available from July 1st, 2019)

Rusutsu Ski & Snowboard School Reception
Tel: +81-(0)136-46-3280
(available in the winter season, from November 23th, 2019 - April 5th, 2020)
Opening hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: South Wing