SnowBoard School

About lessons in English

While there are no instructors at Geto Kogen who specialise in speaking and conducting lessons in English (or other languages apart from Japanese), we will do our best to accommodate you. Please enquire in advance.
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TEL 0197-65-9008 (dedicated line for ski school)
Reception hours are from 8:00am until 5:00pm.
Phone calls and emails after 5:00pm will be handled the following day.


Geto Kogen Ski School, certified by the Japan Ski Federation, is here to help improve your skiing skills.
Lessons are available for any skill level, from beginners to advanced skiers.
Our skilled and friendly staff are looking forward to helping you improve your skills.

Snowboard School Opening Dates

On 2nd-8th December 2023, only advance reservations are accepted.
General bookings are accepted from 9th December 2023.

Lessons Time Schedules

Please do not be late for reception and lesson starting times and try to arrive with time to spare.

Normal Morning Afternoon
Reception 9:00 - 9:40 12:20 - 12:40
Lesson 10:00 - 12:00 13:00 - 15:00

12/23~1/8 Morning Afternoon
Reception 8:40 - 9:40 12:20 - 13:10
Lesson 10:00 - 12:00 13:30 - 15:30
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For same-day applications during the period 23th December 2023 until 8th January 2024.
If you apply on the day during this period, add 500 yen to the lesson fee per person. Early reservations in advance are recommended.

General Lessons

This is a group lesson divided into groups for each skill level.

Class A:Starting out / Learning the names and uses of gear / Basic sideslip
Class B:2nd time onwards / Ability to sideslip / Basic turns
Class C:Ability to make consecutive turns
Class D:Introduction to carving

General Lesson Half Day 1 Day
1person 5,200Yen 8,200Yen

Lessons for Elementary School students

We support teaching the delights of skiing to willing and energetic young children.

Class A:Starting out / Description of tools and how to handle them / Basic sideslip
Class B:2nd time onwards/ Turning / For those inexperienced in using ski lifts or unable to ride lifts alone
Class C:Able to make consecutive turns / Ability to ride the lift alone
*Please prepare a valid separate lift ticket

Elementary School Lesson Half Day 1 Day
1person 5,200Yen 8,200Yen

Kids Private Lesson

Private one-on-one lessons for first-time energetic young riders!

We will provide a fun, gentle and safe lesson according to your child's physical strength and level.
[Target] 4 years old to preschool children (preschoolers can use ski lifts at no charge).
・Safety is our top priority. As such children may not be able to ride the lift depending on the skill or the weather conditions.
* Appropriate breaks for rest and playing in the snow will be included based on how the child is progressing.

Kids Private Lesson Half Day 1 Day
1person 8,800Yen 15,800Yen

◆Complete reservation system program

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Private Lesson

The most popular program where you can choose your favorite time and instructor.

Eligibility: Elementary school students and above.
A separate fee of 1,000 yen is added for any specific staff nominations.
Please let us know your desired start time when applying.
Depending on the reservation status, we may not be able to meet your request.
・If you wish to extend a lesson, please pay the difference at the hourly rate.
*Additional number of people cannot be added to a lesson during time extensions.

Number of people 1hour 2hour 3hour 4hour
1-2 people 8,900Yen 16,600Yen 23,000Yen 26,800Yen
3 people  12,800Yen 23,600Yen 33,000Yen 37,800Yen

Family Lesson

Popular private lessons for adults with children.

Target: Parents with children ages 4 and over
A separate fee of 1,000 yen is added for any specific staff nominations.
Depending on your level, you may have to climb (without using ski lifts) for safety reasons.
*For safety reasons, preschoolers are not allowed to ride ski lifts alone. Please always ride ski lifts with an instructor or guardian.

Number of people Half Day 1 Day
2 people 10,200Yen 16,600Yen
3 people 13,400Yen 21,400Yen
4 people 16,600Yen 26,600Yen

Expart Lesson

Training course for various specific tests and competitions. For those who want to aim for more stylish riding!

・If you would like your progress to be videoed, please contact us in advance. Please bring a microSD card to copy the video.
The video meeting is included in the lesson time.
A separate fee of 1,000 yen is added for any specific staff nominations.

Expart Half Day 1 Day
1person 8,200Yen 15,200Yen

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〒024-0322 岩手県北上市和賀町岩崎新田国有林内
総合案内 TEL 0197-65-9000
宿泊/温泉 TEL 0197-65-9005
スクール TEL 0197-65-9007
Fax 0197-65-9002