Group Ski & Snowboard Lessons

GoSnow Group Lessons are all about keeping you safe while having fun, learning new skills and tackling new terrain on skis or a snowboard.

GoSnow provides a wide selection of group lessons for kids and adults alike.

All of GoSnow's Group Lessons enjoy private access to dedicated learning areas, plus priority lift access to the Hirafu Gondola, Holiday Pair, Ace Quad (Center Four) and Ace Family Pair lifts.

Lessons are available from 1 December 2018 to 7 April 2019, depending on snow conditions and lift operations.

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Adult Group Lessons

Full and half day ski and snowboard lessons. Full day lessons break for lunch at 12:30 p.m.

  • Maximum 6 students per class.
  • Registration is at 9:45 a.m.
  • Lessons start at the GoSnow meeting area at the Gondola base.
  • First Timer to Novice levels require a Grand Hirafu lift ticket.
  • Intermediate level requires an All Mountain lift ticket.
  • Advanced level adults should book a workshop instead.
Adult Group LessonsDurationTimePrice
1 Full Day5.5 hours10:00 - 15:30¥10,000
1 Half Day2.5 hours10:00 - 12:30¥8,000
Adult Group Skills Chart
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Ninja Kids (3-6 years)

Ninja Kids new to the sport will benefit from their own dedicated Learning Zone and Magic Carpet, while experienced skiers will have the easiest access Grand Hirafu's beginner bowl or Family run and high speed Gondola. Please note that this program is available for ski only (not snowboard).

This program includes a Kids' Passport to help track progress.

  • Maximum 6 per class
  • Lessons start at the GoSnow meeting area at the Gondola Base
  • Private Magic Carpets at both the Gondola Base and Family Base
  • Breaks are provided throughout the day at our Ninja Kids Club
  • Full Day lessons include lunch
  • Grand Hirafu lift pass is required for all levels
Ninja Kids FAQ
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Yama Riders (7-14 years)

Full and half day ski and snowboard programs for kids aged 7–14.

This program includes a Kids' Passport to help track progress.

  • Maximum 8 participants per class
  • Lessons start at the GoSnow meeting area at the Gondola base
  • Full day lessons include lunch
  • Grand Hirafu lift pass required for first timer to novice levels
  • All Mountain lift pass required for intermediate to advanced levels
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Teen Program (13-17 years)

The Teen Program allows teens to rip around the mountain with other teens of the same ability.

  • Full Day only (includes lunch)
  • Maximum 6 participants per class
  • Intermediate & Advanced Level only
  • All Mountain Lift Ticket required
  • The Teen Program will be available from 15 December 2018 to 28 February 2019 only
Kids' Group LessonsDurationTimePrice
1 Full Day6 hours09:30 - 15:30¥10,000
1 Half Day3 hours09:30 - 12:30¥8,000

Registration: All participants must register and be graded before their first lesson at the GoSnow meeting zone, near the Mountain Center, at least 30 minutes before their scheduled start times. Parents are required to accompany their children to registration on the first day.

Skye Niseko will provide transport to the GoSnow meeting zone for children and adults who are not comfortable to ski down.

Ninja Kids Skills Chart Yama Riders & Teen Skills Chart

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  • This booking service is exclusive to guests staying in Skye Niseko.
  • Bookings must be made at least 72 hours in advance.
  • Equipment rental is not included in the lesson price and must be arranged separately.
  • Lift tickets are obligatory and are not included in the lesson price. They are required for all lifts including the magic carpets.
  • Please arrive with your snowsports gear and lift ticket ready to use.
  • Minimum age of participation is 3 years old for ski lessons and 7 years old for snowboard lessons.
  • Payment for Concierge bookings is due 7 days prior to check-in. We reserve the right to cancel without notice any unpaid service by this due date.
  • Cancellation 8 to 4 days prior to the lesson start date will incur a 20% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation 3 days or less prior to the lesson start date will incur a 100% cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation includes changes that reduce the overall value of the booking and no shows.