ESSS Ecole Suisse de Ski et de Snowboard Château-d'Oex
ESSS Ecole Suisse de Ski et de Snowboard Château-d'Oex
ESSS Ecole Suisse de Ski et de Snowboard Château-d'Oex
ESSS Ecole Suisse de Ski et de Snowboard Château-d'Oex
ESSS Ecole Suisse de Ski et de Snowboard Château-d'Oex

ESS Château-d’Oex

Shorten your skiing or boarding learning curve with the aid of a qualified instructor. The Swiss Ski and Snowboard School of Château-d’Oex offers a wide range of courses adapted to all ages and abilities.

Some fifty instructors strong, the Swiss Ski and Snowboard School of Château-d’Oex spares no effort to ensure that your time on our pistes will be unforgettable. Especially suitable for beginners and those looking for company, the option of a group lesson gets you going in a warm and friendly atmosphere. A private lesson ensures a personalised service tailored to your particular needs and desires. Or you could choose to try your hand — or hone your technique — at race training. Whatever your thing, there’s option perfect for your improvement and enjoyment. And the pleasures of the snow don’t end there. Sledging, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or ski mountaineering: all these different aspects of winter sports can be explored with the help of our instructors.

practical information

The Swiss Ski and Snowboard School of Château-d'Oex wishes you a warm welcome! We are very happy to welcome you to the Pays-d'Enhaut for the new winter season,

High season schedules :
08.30 am -12 pm | 1 pm - 5 pm
From December 21, 2019 to January 5, 2020
From February 8 to March 9, 2020

Low season hours :
From Monday to Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
From Saturday to Sunday: 8.30 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 5 pm
From the 6 of January to the 5 of February 2020
From the 10 of March to the 30 of March 2020

The office of the Swiss Ski and Snowboard School of Château-d'Oex is located in the Jardin des Neiges.


  • Cross-country ski-snowboard-ski lessons, etc.
  • Theme evening and torchlight descent
  • Excursion on foot, snowshoes, sealskin
  • Freestyle courses
  • Competition courses


Private lessons 
30 minutes :                      CHF 40.-
1 hour :                               CHF 80.-
1½ hour :                            CHF 120.-

Saanenland / Les Mosses
½ day (max. 4 pers):         CHF 250.-
1 day (max. 4 pers) :          CHF 400.-
Group lessons for children (min. 4 pers) / test plus medal included in the price
1 x ½ day                            CHF 50.-/pers
2 x ½ day                           CHF 100.-/pers
3x ½ day                            CHF 130.-/pers
4x ½ day                            CHF 160.-/pers
5x ½ day                            CHF 190.-/pers
6x ½ day                            CHF 200.-/pers

3 x 1 day                             CHF 295.-/pers
4x 1 day                              CHF 380.-/pers
5x 1day                               CHF 470.-/pers

In case of cancellation, notify the day before before 4pm, otherwise the lesson will be charged. 

snow garden

The Snow Garden will be open from the Saturday 14th of December.
  • Playground in the snow
  • Beginner's trail
  • Sled run
Open to the public CHF 5.00 
  • Ecole Suisse de Ski & Snowboard de Château-d'Oex
  • Route de Saanen 2
  • 1660 Château-d'Oex - CH



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