Celebrating a century since opening the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, the Nozawa Snowsports School proudly continues to spread the joy of skiing and snowboarding to those new to the sport, as well as helping old hands develop their techniques.
Lessons for very first timers are run daily for infants, children and adults for both ski and snowboard.
Group Lessons for other ability levels may be available depending on instructor availability.
- 3yr olds can participate in private lessons
- Age groups may be mixed with smaller numbers of participants or with similar ability levels
2022 / 23 Prices
Available from Dec 21st – March 22nd (other times private lessons only)
- Full day lessons for kids and infants includes a meal and staff member looking after them for the lunch break.
- Minimum number for a group lesson to run is 2 people.
- Some lessons may combine age groups to make up minimum numbers.
- Please see ability levels before you make a booking
- We recommend ALL lesson and tour participants have winter sports travel insurance coverage
Nozawa Snowsports School is located at the top of the moving walkway, at base of the Hikage Gondola and Pair lift.
The school is open for enrolments from 8:30 am until 5 pm daily.
We strongly advise booking in advance in peak seasons (Dec – Feb)
The desk can become very busy for morning sign ups, so we recommend coming in early.
Lesson Ability Levels
The following ability levels show what skills you will be working on at each level.
If you can already perform the skills at a level proficiently please proceed to the next level.
Note: Group lessons may be full, or may not be available depending on number of participants enrolled in a lesson (minimum of 2 needed) and instructor availability.
If you have already booked accommodation with Samurai Snow and are ready to make a booking request please fill out the booking request form below:
Booking Request Form
Please fill out information for all participants taking lessons.
By filling out this form you confirm your agreement to the Samurai Snow terms and conditions.