Activity program for Slaatta - Geilo Ski school

Every week throughout the winter season, Geilo Ski school offers fun and exciting activities. Join for a family evening trip with tobogganing and campfire, try snowboarding for the first time or join for kids afterski.

Welcome to Geilo and a large varity of activities for the whole family!

Tuesdays - Snowboard taster at 14.00

Interested in snowboarding but not sure where to start? Get the taste and join our snowboard taster!

This course will let you get the first feel of snowboarding. It will give you an introduction to the basic moves including stance, balance and control. It takes place on our beginner slope and it’s ideal for adults and children (6+) who have never experienced snowboarding before.

The instructor will be able to answer questions you may have about the equipment and technique.

Duration: 80 mins
Price: NOK 425
Age: From 6 years
No. of participants: Minimum 3
Equipment: snowboard and boots are included in the price.
Please bring: Ski pass (not included). Also clothes/goggles, etc (suitable for the conditions).
Meeting place: Slaatta. Please come earlier to fit your snowboard equipment.
Sign up online the day before at the latest or in the reception at Slaatta.

TUESDAYS - Cross country taster at 16.00

Have you always wanted to try cross country skiing? Now you have the chance. 

Join us on a “try out” cross country course. It will give you an introduction to the basic technique in classic style. We try the tracks down the Ustedalfjord (lake) as far at the trails permit. 
Ski equipment is included; skis, shoes and poles. Your own shoes and backpack can be stored in the ski stall at Slaatta during the lesson. We recommend warm clothes/ excercise clothing, good socks, a hat, extra gloves and a drink. When it gets dark we use headtorches.

Join us on a “try out” cross country course. It will give you an introduction to the basic technique in classic style. We ski the tracks down the Ustedalsfjord (lake) as far as the trails permit.

Skis, boots and poles are included in the price. When it gets dark we use headtorches. 
Meet at Slaatta 30 min before starting to pick up and customize equipment in the ski rental.

Duration: 80 min
Price: NOK 425
Age: From 12 years
No. of participants: Minimum 3 
Please bring: Warm clothes, extra pair of socks, hat, gloves, sunglasses and a drink
Meeting place: Slaatta. by the red fence at Slaatta

Sign up online the day before at the latest or in reception before 12.00 the same day.

WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS - Kids slalom race and afterski at 14.00

Join for fun and exciting slalom race and afterski for kids.

We start of with a slalom race and afterwards we play games, listen and dance to music and grill marshmallows over the open fire. 

The race and afterski is held every Wednesdays all season and Saturdays during Christmas/ New Years, Winter holiday weeks and Easter.

The slalom race is held on a green and easy slope so everyone can participate. Everyone gets a medal after the ski race. 

Duration: 1-1,5 h
Price: NOK 155
Age: All kids are welcome
No. of participants: Minimum 4 
Please bring: Ski pass and snowboard equipment (not included). Also clothes/goggles, etc (suitable for the conditions)
Meeting place: Pick up the start number and assigned start time at the reception at Slaatta (latest 13.30)
Sign up before 12.00 the same day at the latest

WEDNESDAYS - Evening family tour with sledge and campfire at 16.00

Join on a cozy family evening where you get to try snowshoeing, sledding and bake bread on a stick around the campfire – with friends and family!

For thousands of years snowshoeing has been a mode of transportation. Snowshoeing today is a fantastic way to experience this Winter Wonderland and you will have plenty of time to enjoy the scenery.

We will explore the forest around Slaatta and finish off with fun tobogganing. We also bake bread on a stick over the campfire and if it’s dark we use head torches. We adapt the speed and distance in a way that everybody gets a memorable winter experience. You do not need any earlier experience from snowshoeing to join on this tour. 

Duration: 1,5-2 h
Price: Child 6-17 years NOK 380 // Adult from 18 years NOK 480 // Family (2-3 children + 2 adults) NOK 1650
No. of participants: Minimum 3
Please bring: Clothes suitable for the conditions and good winter boots. 
Meeting place: Slaatta, at the reception   
Sign up online the day before at the latest or in reception before 10.00 the same day.

FRIDAYS - Ski adventure at 09.30

Join one of our instructors for a fun and exciting Ski Adventure!

For children who can ski green/blue slopes and take the lifts by themselves. The group will be divided by age and abilities. We explore the ski area through fun skiing and games, we find the best places to ski. You get the chance to meet the lift operators and visit the ski patrol. We also take a well-deserved bun and hot chocolate break at Slaatta Café.

This activity is also a great additional day for those who have been participated in the week’s group ski school and who want a fifth (extra) day of exciting skiing and maybe some extra quiet time for mum and dad

Duration: 110 mins (reduced time with only 1-2 participants)
Price: NOK 355
Age: From 5 years
No. of participants: Minimum 3 
Please bring: Ski pass and ski equipment (not included). Also clothes/goggles, etc (suitable for the conditions).
Important info for parents: Make sure that the child has been to the bathroom and has eaten before attending the lesson
Meeting place: Slaatta, by the red fence.
Sign up the day before at the latest 

Find more activities on www.geilo.no

Geilo is a all year around holiday resort, filled with lots of fun activities for all ages.
Check out www.geilo.no and book your activities easily online. 

Like to explore the winter wonderland on snowshoes?

Private snowshoe trip incl. equipment from NOK 560 per person.
Send request to booking@geiloskiskole.no 

Snowshoe rental from NOK 205 per day

Like to rent a toboggan or a snowracer?

Toboggan rental from NOK 50 per day
Snowracer rental from NOK NOK 70 per day

For safety reasons, it’s not allowed to use toboggans and snowracers on the ski slopes.
Kindly ask in reception where to go.