Child Friendly Zermatt
Nico Kids Club:
Children’s club Pumuckel:
On the Mountain
Leisee Wolli Park Beginners Area
Recommended for all ages. This is the best place to learn how to ski: in the Wolli Park close to the Sunnegga station. It is sunny here, not too high, and protected from the wind. The Leisee shuttle brings you up and down safely and comfortably, whether you are a skier or pedestrian. This is a great place to learn for both kids and parents, with several magic carpets and an easy slope. And there are plently of fine restaurants not too far away. Because skiers of all ages are bound to be hungry after a while. The Adventure Sports ski school runs a 'Kids Academy' for young beginners at Leisee, with a stress-free pickup in the village at the Snowboat café.
Snowli Kids Village Riffelberg:
Recommended for children aged 4-5, the Snowli Kids Village at Riffelberg is run by the Zermatt Ski and Snowboard school which has exclusive use of a large area of about 3,500m2. Made up of fairy tale figures, magic carpets, a merry go round and children’s lifts this is the perfect area for kids to take their first steps in the snow and learn how to ski.
- - Meeting point from Monday to Friday is at the Tourist Office between 8.30 and 9 am
- - 9.12 am departure of a special children's painted train from Zermatt toward Gornergrat, stopping at Riffelberg for the Snowli Kids Village.
- - Professional ski instruction by trained kids' instructors from 9.45 am until 3 pm with approx. one hour supervised lunch break at the Riffelberg mountain restaurant.
- - The children's train arrives back at Zermatt station at 3.50 pm.
- - Ski race with prize ceremony at the Riffelberg on Friday.
If your children are aged between 6-12 years, the Zermatt Ski and Snowboard school also runs Children’s World, which offers professional care and ski instruction from 9am until 3.30pm with approx one hour supervised lunch break. Swiss Snow League tests are integrated throughout the week, and the results will be recorded in each child’s personal booklet. 5 days from Monday to Friday costs CHF 395.-, and 3 days costs CHF 265.-. Lunch and beverages are included in the price.
Stoked Snowflakes Crèche on the mountain:
Recommended for kids aged 2 1/2 to 4. Run by the Stoked Ski and Snowboard School, the snowflake crèche is located in the middle of the ski area at Schwarzsee and allows parents the opportunity to enjoy their skiing whilst their children are looked after by specially trained personnel. The outdoor crèche covers a small area of approx. 75m2 with a maximum occupancy of 16 children. It enable children to play in the snow, and get a first taste of skiing too. Open Monday to Friday, the crèche is open from 09:00 to 15:30 for children from the age of 2 1/2 and prices ranges from CHF25.- an hour to CHF539.- for five full days including lunch. For more information see the Stoked website.
Summit Kids Club:
Open to children from the age of 6-12, Summit kids clubs groups are designed to maximise fun and skiing potential. Kids will play fun games, make friends, learn about the mountain and progress before they know it.
Sunday-Friday (9am-3pm) price CHF 690.- For more information please click here.