Largest Ski School in France
With over 250 schools, the Ecole du Ski Français (or ESF) is the largest Ski School organisation in France. The ESF have a base in La Clusaz and offer group and private lessons for all ages. Many instructors speak English but it is important to mention if you require an English speaking instructor as not all of them do.
Group Ski Lessons
ESf offer group lessons for children and adults alike. Children can start from the age of three in the Piou Piou nursery specifically designed for young first time skiers or in group lessons for all abilities. Adult group lessons are also offered throughout the season. Specific teen groups are also offered in a number of disciplines such as freestyle, slalom, snowboard and cross-country.
Private Ski Lessons
Private lessons allow for bespoke learning suited to your needs and desires. ESF offer a number of options for private lessons for all ages. Please visit the website for more information.
The ESF ski school also offer other activities for your enjoyment. Snowshoe excursions can be arranged and there are a number of Handiski instructors who are qualified to assist disabled skiers.
There are a number of meeting points for group lessons with the ESF ski school. These include the Champ Giguet at the bottom of the village, the Bossonnet, La Balme and U’Fredy at l’Etale. Please check when you book your lesson where the meeting point is for your group. Meeting points for private lessons usually can be more flexible within reason and can be arranged upon booking.
Most lessons and activities can be booked online however some must be made by phone or email. The office team all speak good English. Visit ESF – La Clusaz for all price and booking information.
Where to Stay
La Ferme à Juju is situated at the base of the Bossonnet lift so is literally right next to one of the main ESF meeting points. This five star chalet is ski-in ski-out and boasts a hot tub and steam room making it perfect for a ski get-away. To explore all of our exceptional properties visit OVO Network.