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Pas de la Casa Ski School & Snowboard School

Pas de la Casa ski and snowboard school is the official school run by Grandvalira.  Across the Grandvalira ski area there are seven ski and snowboard schools in total, with a school local to each sector, all of which are run by the official mountain company Grandvalira. The school in Pas de la Casa is a large and busy school with lots of English speaking instructors.  They offer tuition at all levels, so whether you are a complete beginner that has never stepped foot on the snow before, or a competent skier looking to fine tune your skills, they are are able to help. The school offers tuition for both skiers and snowboarders in the form of either private or group lessons, the group lesson timetable can be found further down this page.

Group lessons can be pre-booked on online by clicking here.

The school office is conveniently located at the bottom of the slopes on Avinguda d'Encamp, close to the Rentaski rental shop.


Why Should You Take Lessons?

By going to ski school or snowboard school during your holiday to Pas de la Casa, or anywhere else for that matter, it should help you enjoy your ski or snowboard holiday even more! Just some of the numerous benefits include the following . . .

  • Meet other people on holiday
  • Learn to use your equipment safely
  • Qualified and informative instructors to help you
  • You will learn new skills
  • Develop your existing skills
  • Try out new techniques
  • Build up your confidence
  • Learn about the mountain
  • Discover other areas of the mountains
  • Have loads more fun!

Having lessons isn't just for beginner skiers and snowboarders! Even the most advanced skiers and riders still have lessons. Pas de la Casa has some excellent instructors, who are qualified to the highest international levels, with loads of experience to help you learn. There is also a more in depth course available, called "Top Class", is made up of smaller groups and also benefits from video analysis.

Group Lessons v Private Lessons

Pas de la Casa offers two choices for lessons with positives and negatives to both. Although private lessons are more expensive hourly, you get the full attention of your instructor. Taking group lessons is cheaper, however you share your instructor with the rest of your group. With group lessons, at the start of the week you'll be split into groups according to your ability, and yes, snowboarders and skiers have separate lessons!

If you're travelling as a group you could combine the two - book an instructor to just look after your party for a few hours or perhaps the whole week meaning you get to snowboard or ski with your friends, plus the instructor is dedicated the needs of your group!

So when you come to Pas de la Casa, deciding whether you want to take group ski school or private lessons is up to you and your personal circumstances, either way you will be sure to benefit greatly from the expert tuition and guidance.

Group Ski School & Snowboard School

Group Lesson Times

Group lessons start on Mondays and run for five days, three hours each day. The current timetable is as follows although the school reserve the right to make changes depending on how busy the school is:

Pas de la Casa School Times
Skiers - Beginners 10:00-13:00
Skiers - Intermediates 14:00-17:00
Snowboarders - Beginners 10:00-13:00
Snowboarders - Intermediates 14:00-17:00


You can book group ski school and snowboard school on By pre-booking with us you'll be booked in advance, so you can take it easy and just take your voucher to the school office to collect your tickets when you arrive!

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Group Lesson Prices - 2015-16

These are the prices as published by Grandvalira. We can't take any responsibility for any errors or changes.

Group School Prices
Lesson Duration Main Season 21st Dec - 3rd Jan
Adults (12+ Years)
Ski or Snowboard
5 Days
15 Hours
€135.50 €148.50
4 Days
12 Hours
€122.50 €134.50
3 Days
9 Hours
€110 €117
Children (6-11 Years)
Ski Only
5 Days
15 Hours
€125.50 €138.50
4 Days
12 Hours
€113.50 €124.50
3 Days
9 Hours
€100 €110.50
Weekend (Adult/Child)
Ski Only
2 Days
6 Hours
€69.50 €76


Please note that the minimum age for group snowboard lessons is 12 years.

Money Saving Packages / Offers

We have some great value packages including your lift pass, lessons and equipment. You can read more on our packages information page - we have standard and superior packages, including group lessons and a full area lift pass.

To book securely just use the booking bar below to select your resort and dates!

Create Your Own Package

If our pre-set packages don't suit you then you can create your own - just select your group lessons, Grandvalira area lift pass, and your rental equipment at the same time with, and we will deduct a fantastic €20 discount from your equipment hire, in addition to the already massive 25% on offer! This discount will be applied to your shopping basket on our online shop.

To book securely just use the booking bar below to select your resort and dates!

Private Lesson Prices - 2015-16

If you decide to take private ski lessons or private snowboard lessons, you get to choose your start time so that it is convenient for you. The minimum booking is for two hours, and the prices for the 2015-16 season can be found below. Private lessons need to be booked directly with the ski and snowboard school, and their phone number is: +376 871920

Private Lesson Prices
Lesson Main Season 21st Dec - 3rd Jan
1 person, 2 hours
(09:00 - 10:00 & 14:00 - 17:00)
€93.50 €102.50
1 person, 2 hours
(10:00 - 14:00)
€109 €119.50
1 person, 6 hours
(09:00 - 10:00 & 14:00 - 17:00)
€279.00 €306.50
1 person, 6 hours
(10:00 - 14:00)
€292.50 €321.50
1 person, 10 hours
(09:00 - 15:00)
€464.50 €510.50
Extra person per hour €4 €4

Information About The School

Ski school and snowboard school times in Pas de la Casa are decided by ability. If you are a beginner, the instructors will take you right from the basics of how to put your skis or snowboard on, and if you have been before you will be asked to come down a gentle slope so that you can be graded and put in to an appropriate group. The different categories can be seen below.

  • Beginners: First time skier

  • Class 2: Can use a drag lift and can turn left & right

  • Class 3: Is confident on all blue runs

  • Class 4: Is able to ski red runs with control and confidence

There are different categories used for snowboarders, which are as follows ...

  • Beginners: First time snowboarding

  • Level 2: Can stand on a board although not mastered turning yet

  • Level 3: Can turn in both directions

The school say the minimum age for group snowboarding lessons is 12 years, because it is very important to be big enough to control a snowboard on the slopes.

When you join group ski school in Pas you get the opportunity to enter a race at the end of the week for just €1! Adults receive a certificate on completion of the course, and children receive a medal and a certificate.

To book securely just use the booking bar below to select your resort and dates!

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