Would you like to try this fascinating Alpine skiing hobby?
This easy taster course is great to first-timers and
absolutely no previous experience is needed.
You will become familiar with ski equipment and learn important slope rules too. We will first learn how to move with skies on. Then we will teach you how to slide, stop and control the speed on most gentle slope.
Once you can do that - you will also start learning how to make snow plough turns. At our Rosa & Rudolf Family Park where is 5 magic carpet lifts, learning the basic skills and use of lift, it is most easy and fun too.
SKI TASTER COURSE PACKAGE PRICE: 65 € (from 12years up)
incl. 1h45min taster course, 3h equipment set with helmet rent and Rosa & Rudolf Family Park entrance ticket (1day)
If you have already equipment / FP entrance / Lift ticket: Course price: 36€
TIME SCHEDULE: every MONDAY from 13th of DEC until 21st of FEB
Meeting with ski-instructor at 10.00 am at Family Park Ski School meeting sign near by the Valley rental and Family Park is next to the Gondola-lift Valley bottom station. Lesson time is 10.00.-11.45.
BOOKINGS: latest the day before by 3 pm.
Group size 3 to 10 person. If only 2 bookings, lesson will be 50 min long.
Check also our 3 to 5 half-day English skiing courses, that starts every Monday from 13th of Dec until 21st of Feb.
Winter Season 2021 - 2022 Courses booking calendar opens on 15.10.
Ski passes, first-time skiing/snowboarding experience
If you are complete beginner, you will need usually for the first two lessons at least the Rosa & Rudolf Family Park - ticket (10€/person/day). Or you may also buy the combination day ticket for the use of Gondola lift and Family Park entrance, that is from 3-11 years: 18,50€/day, and teen & adults: 22,50€/day. That is a good option, especially if you are staying at the Ruka Village area.
For your next lesson(s) to improve your skills to next level: usually during the 3rd lesson you should be ready to learn to use other lifts (pole-lift, Gondola-lift, chair-lifts) and ski/board down at blue level slopes - and you'll then need normal lift ticket (that also has access to Rosa & Rudolf Family Park).
Read more about all kind of lift-ticket prices. Shop Ski Passes online and save 5%.
Ski passes that are bought latest the previous day before midnight will get 5% discount!
Ski School meeting points
1. RUKA VALLEY / Rosa & Rudolf Family Park (at East Ruka): ski school meeting sign is nearby the entrance gate to Family Park and bottom station of the Gondola lift.
2. VUOSSELINPORTTI meeting sign is at slope side of the VuosselinPortti rental house (at East Ruka). If you are complete beginner, we can also make first exercises there (on flat area), before moving to Rosa & Rudolf Family Park (about 5 min walk).
3. RUKA VILLAGE: Ski school meeting sign @ PISTE is beside of the Piste Rental house front door, next to Gondola Bottom station. If you are complete beginner; you could also start the lesson from this meeting point and go together with your instructor to Gondola lift and to Rosa & Rudolf Family Park to learn to ski/snowboard.