Questions & Answers
Ski school Galtür
All courses take place in the Silvapark (skiing area of Galtür). Meeting point is at the assembly point in Wirl, below the Alpkogelbahn - in front of the infocentre of the Ski School Galtür.
Yes, but only private courses. For example, in Ischgl or some other ski areas (consider opening hours).
Yes, wherever desired by the guests, but only in case of full-day booking.
Pre-reservation of group courses is not absolutely necessary.
It is enough to book one day before or on the same day in the morning at our office.
Office at the village centre Monday until Friday 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Infocentre in Wirl daily: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In case of private courses (especially in high season), it is of advantage to inform us of your wishes as soon as possible. Of course, you can also book your courses in advance in our Onlineshop.
Beginners' courses for adults only start on Monday at 9:30 a.m.
Beginners' courses for snowboarders start only on Sundays and are only available during the following times:
Children's courses start on Sundays and Mondays.
Advanced participants can join every day, as long as there is a group running with 4 participants.
On Saturday, only private courses are possible.
The ski school recommends all children to wear a helmet. Safety comes first!
We recommend a test-ticket (for 2 hours) for children who are not sure whether or not they enjoy the ski course.
After the first two hours, children are usually very keen on skiing.
Should your child still not be convincible, there is a possibility of childcare in the kindergarten next door and you can try it again later.
The Bambini-course for children under 4 starts at noon (12:00 p.m.). All other participants need to be on time. The ski course starts at 9:30 a.m. Please pick your children up at 3:30 p.m.
The children's ski race takes place every Friday from 10:00 a.m. on. Everyone who has booked a course on Friday will participate in the race automatically.
The award ceremony takes place from 3:00 p.m. on.
A list containing information about race starting times of each group as well as concerning the time of the award ceremony can be found in the Infocentre of the ski school on Thursday.
During the high season, the race for some groups can start on Thursdays.
Yes, you need to register at the office of the ski school until 10:00 a.m. on the race day and have to pay an entry fee (30€).
We strive to keep groups small. Nevertheless, 10 children per group are to be expected. 1 - 2 children more may be involved into the group at the beginning of the week. Most of the groups are smaller in the afternoon or from Wednesday onwards. In case of half-day courses, we recommend attending the course in the afternoon.
If you are staying in Ischgl or Mathon, you can take a ski bus to Galtuer / Wirl. It stops directly in front of our ski school.
2-year-old kids can visit the kindergarten for children of guests. It is located next to the info centre, meeting place and training area of the ski school at the bottom station of the Alpkogelbahn in Wirl. Registration and meeting point at the ski school info centre.
Children aged 3 and over can attend the Bambini course (1.25 hours daily) from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m. All-day supervision can also be provided by booking the guest kindergarten incl. lunch as well as the Bambini course as a half-day course. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.
Parents can be present during ski lessons, but lessons are not to be disturbed. In most cases, it is better for children if their parents are not directly in the training area.
Only private classes are available on Saturdays. We do not offer group lessons on this day of the week.
The ski pass is not included. Beginners do not need a ski pass during the first few days. Advanced skiers and snowboarders (also beginners) need one from the first day on. Children under 8 get a free ski pass at the office for lift passes in Galtuer (identification required).
Ski passes can be purchased at the mountain lift association of Galtuer at the village centre as well as at the lower base station Birkhanbahn in Wirl.
If a booking is cancelled until 5:00 p.m. on the day before, we have to charge 20% cancellation fee.
If the reservation is cancelled after this date, we have to charge 50% cancellation fee.
This also applies for bookings made with vouchers!
For children, who are attending a whole day course and book a lunch time supervision, the course lasts from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The lunch time supervision can also be booked for single days. Children, who are attending half-day courses can also book the lunch time supervision for single days and buy an extension card for the afternoon.