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Ski Schools – Villard Reculas and Alpe d’Huez

Villard Reculas ESF ski school team and website link

Ski Schools in Villard Reculas and Alpe d’Huez season 2017 (page updated November 2016)

Good instruction is an important aspect of your holiday, and choosing the right coaching to suit your requirements will pay dividends. We recommend the following 2 ski school which will provide you with first class instruction.

ESF ( L’ecole de Ski Francais)  Villard Reculas

Villard Reculas has its own ski school in the village for both skiers and snowboarders. Alex Bila, the Director of the school speaks excellent English and is a popular instructor with La Source guests. Many of the other instructors in the team also speak English. Tuition in Villard Reculas is ideal for those who seek a quieter environment to learn and practice, smaller group sizes and no lift queues. Group lessons are normally restricted to school holidays, but private lessons can be arranged throughout the season.

Bronze Star, 3rd Star, 2nd Star, 1st Star

Morning lessons from 9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  (Children are welcomed in the ski school chalet from 9:00 a.m.  Class begins at 9:15.)

  • 6 lessons 154 €, 1 lesson 36 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 334 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 243.50 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

Morning lessons with supervised lunch from 9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Children are welcomed in the ski school chalet from 9:00 a.m.  Class begins at 9:15.)

  • 6 lessons + 5 supervised lunches (Monday-Friday) 310 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 490 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 399.50 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

Morning lessons with supervised lunch from 9:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. (Children are welcomed in the ski school chalet from 9:00 a.m.  Class begins at 9:15.)

  • 6 lessons + 5 supervised lunches (Monday-Friday) 347 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 527 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 436.50 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

Afternoon lessons from 2:15 – 5:00 p.m.

  • 6 lessons 146 €, 1 lesson 34 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 326 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 235.5 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

Afternoon lessons with supervised lunch from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • 6 lessons + 5 supervised lunches (Monday-Friday) 339 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 519 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 428.50 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

Full Day lessons from 9:15  a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and from 2:15 – 5:00 p.m. (Children are welcomed in the ski school chalet from 9:00 a.m.  Class begins at 9:15.)

  • 12 lessons (6 days) 245 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 425 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 334.50 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

Full Day lessons with supervised lunch from 9:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m (Children are welcomed in the ski school chalet from 9:00 a.m.  Class begins at 9:15.)

  • 12 lessons (6 days) + 5 supervised lunches (Monday-Friday) 438 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 618 € (applicatory up to gold star group)
  • With the INITIATION* 6-day Child Lift Pass = 527.50 € (applicatory up to 1st star group)

The meeting point is at the Cloudit Chalet from Sunday to Friday. Medal and test are included in 6-day lesson prices.

FAMILY PACK = 20 % discount on the third enrolment in 6-day morning or afternoon group classes. Offer valid for parents and children from the same family. Proof of identity required. This offer is not valid on lift passes.

 Beginner Class from 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • 6 lessons 139 €, 1 lesson 36 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Adult Lift Pass = 364.50 € (applicatory up to Class 1)
  • 6 lessons + VILLARD Adult Lift Pass = 241.50 € (pass sold separately at the ski lift office)

Class 1 from 9:00 – 10:45 a.m.

  • 6 lessons 139 €, 1 lesson 36 €
  • With the PROGRESSION* 6-day Adult Lift Pass = 364.50 € (applicatory up to Class 1)
  • 6 lessons + VILLARD Adult Lift Pass = 241.50 € (pass sold separately at the ski lift office)

Class 2 & Class 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • 6 lessons 159 €, 1 lesson 36 €

Meeting point at the chalet of the Lift Villarais from Sunday to Friday.

*Only morning classes available.

Masterclass – The British Ski School in Alpe d’Huez

Stuart Adamson and Mel Mallen, both BASI top ski instructors, provide group and individual tuition In Alpe d’Huez

Group tuition starts at 0930 hours which requires taking the first 0900 hours lift from Villard Reculas and descending a blue run down to Alpe d’huez. Group tuition is ideal for the intermediate to advanced skier, but we caution beginners because of the first ‘blue run’ descent to Alpe d’Huez!

SKIING  LESSON COSTS

Group Ski lessons – 3 people minimum,  6 people max per class
Group lessons take place on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday mornings, from 9.30am to 11.30am
Other times by request, subject to availability

3 days x 2 hrs per day –  140 euros per person

Personal Skiing lessons
Private lessons are 1 hour, 1 1/2 hours, or 2 hours, as required.
(At peak times only family lessons are available. 
For details email: Stuart@masterclass-ski.co.uk  )
Price per person

1 hour        –    70 euros  – for 1 or 2 people 
1 hour        –    90 euros  – for 3 or 4 people – not advised
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1 1/2 hours –  110 euros  – for 1 or 2 people
1 1/2 hours –  130 euros  – for 3 or 4 people
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2 hours      –   140 euros  – for 1 or 2 people
2 hours      –   180 euros  – for 3 or 4 people
( for 2 hour sessions – 20 euros per extra person > 4)

Family Group Skiing lessons
Family lesson (adults and children together), max 8 people

Availability  –  any time (mornings or afternoons)
Costs         –  2 hour session – 200 euros for the group 
Numbers     –  1-8 adults / children max
Ring or email Stuart or Mel direct to discuss your requirements and what we have to offer

SUNDOWNER lessons
Small group lesson (max 3 people) starting at 4pm on day 1, continuing following day at 4pm

Availability  –  4pm on 2 consecutive days  (with time in between to practice the technique)
Costs         –  up to three sharing – 60 euros for the group
Numbers     –  3 people max
Ring or email Stuart or Mel direct to discuss this new offer

Website: www.masterclass.f9.co.uk