A Team of 35 Male and Female Ski Instructors

Throughout the winter the Thollon-les-Mémises ESF provide adapted instruction for all ages and levels.

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    Group Lessons

    Combine the pleasure of improving with the friendliness of group lessons, all guided by an instructor.

    Jardin des Neiges

    For children aged 4 to 5 years old.  
    The Jardin des Neiges (located at 100m from the top of the cable car) is designed especially so your child can learn to ski in full safety and all the while having lots of fun. Children who are registered for ski lessons at the Jardin des Neiges benefit from a special price for the Thollon ski domain (6 days: €48).
    The ski pas is on sale at the ski domain ticket offices on presentation of the ski lessons receipt.

    Alpin skiing for groups of children and adults

    Take your very first lessons or improve your technique in the company of mountain professionals.

    Snowboarding

    From beginners to perfecting your technique, these lessons are during the school holidays, from 8-years-old.

    The medal is included in the group lesson price.

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    Individual and Private Lessons

    Individual Lessons

    To improve or try any type of snow sport (alpine skiing, snowboarding, freeride, freestyle, etc.). An instructor, individual advisor, will adapt their instruction to produce fast improvement and a customised service.

    Private Lessons

    Learn the proper technique at your personal pace or discover the ski domain in a friendly atmosphere, you can hire a mountain professional for a full- or half-day.

    Other winter sports

    The ESF instructors also offer off-piste skiing, ski touring, handiskiing and taxiskiing as individual lessons or private lessons.

    Handiski

    L’ESF propose la pratique de ski en Tandem Ski. Séance de 2h pour une personne avec matériel fourni : 90€.

Groups

  • Children’s Groups
  • Children’s Groups

    6 morning lessons (all levels)

  • €155

  • Children’s Groups

    6 afternoon lessons (all levels)

  • €135

 

  • Adults Groups
  • Adults Groups

    6 morning lessons (from beginners to level 3)

  • €160

 

  • Snowboarding
  • Snowboarding

    6 lessons (1)

  • €150

Children: 4 to 12 yrs. Medal included.
(1) Snowboarding: Sunday to Tuesday or Wednesday to Friday.
Registering for lessons must be done at the day before at the latest.

The ski pass and insurance are not included in the lesson price.

The meeting place for the lessons is at the top of the cable car lift.

Individual and Private Lessons

Individual Lessons

  • School Holidays
  • 1 pers
  • 2 pers
  • 3 pers
  • 4 pers
  • School Holidays

    1 hour

  • 1 pers

    €50

  • 2 pers

    €57

  • 3 pers

    €65

  • 4 pers

    €75

  • School Holidays

    1h30

  • 1 pers

    €75

  • 2 pers

    €80

  • 3 pers

    €92

  • 4 pers

    €108

 

  • Outside School Holidays
  • 1 ou 2 pers
  • Outside School Holidays

    6×1 hour

  • 1 ou 2 pers

    €250

Private Lessons

  • Outside School Holidays
  • Outside School Holidays

    Half-Day

  • €180

  • Outside School Holidays

    Full Day

  • €300

Important Information for Parents

To create good habits from the start, helmets are strongly advised.
To enable your child to enjoy skiing and to help learning we request that parents do not stay within the vicinity during the lessons.
We provide all children registered at the Jardin des Enfants with a snack break.
Remember sunglasses, sun cream and a trip to the toilet before the lesson begins .

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Timetable

  • From Sunday to Friday
  • Christmas Holidays
  • February Holidays
  • From Sunday to Friday

    Children’s Groups

  • Christmas Holidays

    10 am-12:30 pm

  • February Holidays

    10 am-12:30 pm,  1-3 pm

  • From Sunday to Friday

    Adult Groups

  • Christmas Holidays

    11 am-12:30 pm

  • February Holidays

    10 am-12:30 pm

  • From Sunday to Friday

    Snowboarding

  • Christmas Holidays

    1-3 pm

  • February Holidays

    1-3 pm

ESF Extras

Montagnes d’Évian Excursions

Discover the Montagnes d’Évian ski touring with a mountain guide. A long day of skiing and a wonderful time shared. Return by shuttle bus.

The Montagnes d’Évian excursions per person:
1/2 day €180
Full day €300

Jardin des Neiges Ski Pass

Children registered for lessons at the Jardin des Neiges benefit from a special price on the Thollon ski domain ski pass (6 days: €48).
The ski pas sis on sale at the ski domain ski pass ticket desks on presentation of proof of valid lessons.

EVENTS AND ATTRACTIONS

  • Descent from the Stars

    Children who are booked onto ESF lessons (3 stars and higher) will do a torchlight descent for you!
    Your children will ski down with led torchlights for the first time, in front of the instructors descent.
    The descent costs €8.

  • Torchlight Descent

    The ESF, in collaboration with the Tourist Office and the ski domain, organise torchlight descents on Wednesdays. Times in the events programme.

  • Arrows and Chamois

    The ESF organise the Arrows on Thursday afternoons and the Chamois on Friday mornings during the school holidays.

    Registrations at the ESF the day before at the latest.

Contact The ESF

ESF
Le Schuss
74500 Thollon-les-Mémises

Open 7/7
Outside School Holidays: 9 am – 12 midday, and 2 – 5 pm
February Holidays: 9 am – 5:30 pm

Tel.: +33 (0)4 50 70 91 71
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