If you’re a skiing parent, you probably want to pass on the joys of skiing on to your kids. This shouldn’t be hard; skiing’s about the simple joy of sliding across snow, exploring pistes and having fun with friends! You won’t need to motivate your children to ski but choosing the right ski school, Instructor and equipment is important.
Children’s Skiing – What age can my kids start skiing?
Children can ski from 18 months, but I wouldn’t recommend it. Generally, they will only last for about 40 minutes, cannot coordinate properly, struggle to communicate with an instructor and lack the strength to make the necessary movements. Three years old is the best age to start; at three years, a child can handle a three-hour ski lesson with a solid hot chocolate stop. A good guide to tell if your child is physically able to ski is if they can go downstairs one foot over the other, rather than one step at a time. If they can do this, they are ready to ski. [Read more…] about How do I get my kids into skiing? Children’s Skiing