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2 Jan 2018

Family ski holidays cheaper in 2018

Family ski holidays cheaper in 2018

The price of a family ski holiday has dropped in two-thirds of European ski resorts — good news for families booking their February half-term ski holidays as the snow continues to fall. The good news…

20 Oct 2017

Reima launches kids’ challenge

Reima launches kids’ challenge

A clothing brand from Finland has launched campaign to get children outdoors more — especially during the winter months — with the chance for one lucky family to enjoy a winter holiday in Lapland.…

10 Feb 2017

Ski for £1 in Schools Snowsport Week

Ski for £1 in Schools Snowsport Week

After the end of the Easter holidays, children and teenagers across England can go skiing and snowboarding from just £1. From 24-30 April, the second National Schools Snowsport Week takes place, during…

13 Apr 2016

Schools urged to get pupils skiing

Schools urged to get pupils skiing

Schools are being urged to sign up to the first ever running of the National Schools Snowsport Week, which runs 22-29 April on artificial slopes across England. The new initiative from Snowsport England…

25 Feb 2015

New ski school starts in Reading

New ski school starts in Reading

Did your kids really enjoy their half term skiing holiday? They can carry on learning new ski skills in the UK this weekend with a new ski school specifically for children starting in Reading. From 1 March,…

21 Jan 2015

Whistler opens kids-only snowpark

Whistler opens kids-only snowpark

The Canadian ski resort of Whistler Blackcomb has opened a snowpark specifically for children. The resort has teamed up with Burton Snowboards on the kids-only Burton Riglet Park — basically a snowboarding…

11 Jul 2014

Ski race camp launched for kids

Ski race camp launched for kids

Children aged between six and 10 years old are being offered an introduction to ski racing at Skiplex later this summer. The new ski race camp, set up by Skiplex in association with the British Alpine…

5 Nov 2013

Crystal founder buys Ski Famille

Crystal founder buys Ski Famille

Ski Famille has been bought by Peter Dyer, the founder of Crystal and former owner of Esprit and Total Ski. Mr Dyer’s new company Vertigo Holidays acquired the family ski specialist last week, and plans…

1 Mar 2010

Keystone kids get a fort

Keystone kids get a fort

In Keystone Colorado they have just opened a huge children’s snow castle on the slopes.  The resort has been experimenting with a new children’s programme this winter – called ‘Kidtopia’;…

6 Oct 2009

Intrawest gets tough on helmet use

Intrawest gets tough on helmet use

To wear or not to wear a helmet …?  Children taking ski school lessons in a North American resort run by Intrawest won’t have a choice from this season. Intrawest, the company operating nine resorts…

25 Sep 2009

Kids go free in Villars

Kids go free in Villars

Villars-Gryon is to open the season with a family weekend special, which should save you heaps if you’re tempted to whisk the kids off to the snow before Christmas. In addition to the usual free ski…

4 Sep 2009

Drop the kids into the Dolomites

Drop the kids into the Dolomites

Do your kids know their ollies from their Alley Oops? Maybe they fancy learning new tricks in a terrain park on their next trip? You could whisk them off to the Dolomites for a ‘Freestyle Day’.…

1 Jul 2009

Helmets a must for kids in Las Lenas

Las Lenas in Argentina has announced that children under 12 years old must now wear a ski helmet.The decision is the latest move towards making helmets mandatory - for children at least - and follows the…

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