For International Guests


Welcome to Zao Freizeit Ski and Snowboard School

Our friendly instructors will help you improve your skiing and snowboarding skills quickly and show you around Zao Onsen Ski Resort.

Our association is playing a role globally as a member nation of the International Ski Instructors Association

We also have our Technical Ski Tests and Speed Tests(English/Chinese) which have been approved by ISIA in which you can measure your skills.

Come and enjoy this beautiful resort with us!


Below are some points that will help you before checking the price list and meeting time and point.

Please check them carefully.

International guests are not automatically covered under insurance. Please purchase additional travel insurance at various vendors to cover the cost of any accidents or losses.


ชาวต่างชาติจะไม่ได้รับความคุ้มครองโดยอัตโนมัติภายใต้การประกันภัย โปรดซื้อประกันการเดินทางเพิ่มเติมที่ผู้ขายต่างๆเพื่อครอบคลุมค่าใช้จ่ายของการเกิดอุบัติเหตุหรือการสูญเสียใด ๆ

• Payment Methods We accept online payment systems in advance.

•Lessons in basic English are available. It might be difficult to communicate, but we will try to do our best. Please follow and listen to your instructor, and your skills will improve quickly!


•School fees do not include the cost of lift passes or ski/snowboard equipment.

•There are several rental shops in Zao Onsen Ski Resort. Your accommodation may also provide equipment. We can recommend some shops.

※Our partnership rental shop has a discount late but only for SKI/SB sets, jackets, and pants. There is no rental service for goggles and gloves but they sell them.

•Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes early. All lessons finish on time, if you are late, the lesson will be shorter with no refund.

※About the ski lesson, the age must be 4 years old and over.

※About the snowboard lesson, the age must be 10 years old and over.

•Fees apply for all canceled reservations. All reservations canceled on the same day after 8:00 AM will incur a 80% fee.  

“No shows” and reservations canceled without notice will pay the full 100%.

•For more information, contact us!


☺Lesson Fees☺(Tax Included)

Private Lesson
Half     ¥18,000
1day    ¥28,000


Private Group Lesson(Up to 7 years old and max 4people)
        2people   3people   4people
Half  ¥20,000  ¥22,000  ¥24,000
1day ¥30,000  ¥32,000  ¥34,000


※ 6 years old and under we only provide private lessons no groups.


☆Meeting Time

–  MeetingTime for the Morning lesson at 9:45

Lesson 9:50-11:50

– MeetingTime for the Afternoon lesson at 13:25

Lesson 13:30-15:30

☆Meeting Place

In front of Chuo RopewayStation(No.3)


(Nakamori slope 中森ゲレンデ) 

In front of Restaurant YOKOKURA  (No.23)


(Yokokura slope 横倉ゲレンデ)   

Lessons are available at Uwanodai slope 上の台ゲレンデ but depend on the ski school schedule.



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