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Snow sport school Rigi

On Mt. Rigi, winter sports lessons are available in all disciplines, based on the standardised system developed by the Swiss Ski School. Visitors report that it makes learning to ski or snowboard a quite different experience: more fun, more challenging.  

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, everyone is welcome at the Rigi Winter Sports School. Because ski school just keeps getting more interesting, the better you become. It's amazing how much there still is to learn, even when you think you can already ski or snowboard.
For the youngest, there's the "Piccolo" group. They have a lot of fun and learn through play how to achieve their first successes in the snow, finding out about their skis and the snow, braking, following the fall line, keeping skis parallel, turning etc.

Then the teaching proceeds systematically, from beginner to expert level. Beginners learn about the equipment for skiing, climbing steps, sliding and braking in a snow-plough, parallel skiing etc.
Experts learn how to do short turns using their sticks on difficult slopes, parallel turns where the snow has not been prepared, carving turns etc.

Under the new name "Rigi Winter Sports School", courses for beginners and experts and private lessons will be available again in the 2016/17 winter season.

Prices/terms
The prices and terms of the Rigi Winter Sports School are based on the regulations for Swiss ski schools.

Class times
Daily from monday-friday for adults and children from 5 years, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Except on Saturdays and Sundays. Classes only take place if there are at least 5 participants.

Scale of charges
Children under 16
1/2 day: CHF 40
1 day: CHF 70
2 days: CHF 140
3 days: CHF 180
4 days: CHF 240
5 days: CHF 290

Adults aged over 16:
1/2 day: CHF 50
1 day: CHF 90
3 days: CHF 240
5 days: CHF 340
5 x 1/2 days: CHF 200 (five half days)

Private lessons
1 hour for 1-2 people CHF 80
2 hours for 1-2 people CHF 150
For each additional person CHF 15
Meeting place & payment
The meeting place is on the square outside the ski school office (Sport & Kiosk Kaltbad), 10 minutes before the start of the lesson.
Courses and lessons must be paid for by the previous day at the latest, at the Sports Kiosk. The receipt for your payment serves as your ticket for the lesson.
 
Location & child care
Classes are held on the Rigi Staffel skiing area. The Piccolo and Beginners groups are taught on the button lift at Rigi Staffel (near the wrestling ground) until they are able to ski anywhere in the skiing area.
Child care can be provided for the Piccolo and Beginners groups at lunchtimes on Monday to Friday. 
 
Information
For any questions: +41 78 710 99 08 or email schneesportschule.rigi@gmail.com