Group Lessons

  • Information

    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 is the official international ski and snowboard school, located just a stone's throw from Ki Niseko. All of GoSnow's Group Lessons enjoy:

    • Private access to dedicated learning areas.
    • Priority lift lane access means less queuing time, more time on the snow and more chance to improve your skills.
    • Internationally-certified English-speaking instructors.
    • Exclusive magic carpets for beginners.
    • Convenient starting location at the Gondola Base, right next to Ki Niseko.

    Lessons are available from 9 December 2022 to 9 April 2023, depending on snow conditions and lift operations.

    Ninja Kids (Ages 3-6)

    Ninja Kids new to the sport will benefit from GoSnow's dedicated Learning Areas and magic carpet. While experienced skiers will have the easiest access to Grand Hirafu's beginner slopes. This program includes a Kid's Passport to help track progress.

    Lesson TypeDurationStart TimePrice (9 Dec 2022-16 Dec 2022)Price (17 Dec 2022-28 Feb 2023)Price (1 Mar 2023-9 April 2023)Class Size
    Full Day6.5 hours9:00am¥15,000¥17,000¥15,000Maximum 6
    Half Day3.5 hours9:00am¥12,000¥13,000¥12,000Maximum 6
    • Breaks are provided throughout the day at our Ninja Kids Club.
    • Full Day lessons includes lunch.
    • Only ski lessons are available.
    • Lift passes required for all participants.

    Yama Riders (Ages 7-15)

    Yama Riders is all about keeping kids safe while they have fun learning new skills and exploring the Niseko United resort.

    Lesson TypeDurationStart TimePrice (9 Dec 2022-16 Dec 2022)Price (17 Dec 2022-28 Feb 2023)Price (1 Mar 2023-9 Apr 2023)Class Size
    Full Day6.5 hours9:00am¥13,000¥15,000¥13,000Maximum 8
    Half Day3.5 hours9:00am¥10,000¥11,000¥10,000Maximum 8

    *Full Day lessons include lunch

    • Ski/snowboard programs available for kids aged 7–15.
    • Beginner level Yama Riders will have access to exclusive learning areas.
    • Advanced riders will enjoy riding the entire Niseko United Resort.
    • This program includes a weekly Kids Fun Race and a Kids Passport to help track progress.
    • Lift passes required for all participants.

    Adult Lessons

    Adult group lessons are great for those who wants to improve their riding skills or in need of a quick brush-up before hitting the slopes.

    Lesson TypeDurationStart TimePrice (9 Dec 2022-16 Dec 2022)Price (17 Dec 2022-28 Feb 2023)Price (1 Mar 2023-9 Apr 2023)Class Size
    Full Day5.5 hours9:45am¥13,000¥15,000¥13,000Maximum 6
    Half Day2.5 hours9:45am¥10,000¥11,000¥10,000Maximum 6
    • Suitable for first timers to intermediate levels.
    • Ski and snowboard lessons available.
    • Grand Hirafu lift pass is required for First Timers, Beginners and Novices.
    • If you are Advanced Level skiers or snowboarders, GoSnow Workshops are great options.
    Ninja Kids Skills Chart Adult and Yama Riders Skills Chart Meeting Location Important Information for Parents
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  • Terms
    • This booking service is exclusive to Ki Niseko accommodation guests.
    • 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.
    • All bookings are covered by GoSnow's general terms and conditions which can be found here.