Private lesson in Ruka Ski School

Private lessons in Ruka ski school can be booked for yourself, your child, your family or a whole group of friends. We offer lessons both on the slopes and on cross country ski tracks - choose from downhill skiing, snowboarding, telemark skiing, adapted alpine skiing or nordic classic cross country skiing / skate skiing and book your own lesson.
6.10.2023 - 5.5.2024 10:00 - 17:00
Ruka Ski Resort
Slopes Sports Kids & Youth

During your lesson you'll get confidence in your skiing skills, and you learn to master the equipment in all kinds of slope conditions. Private lesson is tailored to the student's age, skill level and wishes.

We offer private lessons in these sports: downhill skiing, snowboarding, telemark skiing, freestyle skiing, freestyle snowboarding, adapted alpine skiing and nordic classic cross country skiing or skate skiing.

Available every day from 10 am to 5 pm.

Lesson duration:

30 min (this option is only for 3-4 year-old child on skis or 5-6 year-old child a snowboard)
50 min (bookable for 1-2 people)
1 h 45 min (bookable for 1-10 people)
2h 45 min (bookable for 1-10 people)

How to book:

First, choose your sport and find your own skill level with our guide: A guide to determining your skill level at a ski school.

Book the lesson by e-mail (, by phone (+358 400 101 636) or from our customer service point that are located in Piste, Valley and VuosselinPortti rental stores.

We recommend that you make a reservation well in advance, no later than 3 pm the day before. If your booking request is for the same day or tomorrow, we recommend making a reservation by phone. When booking a lesson, you will receive more detailed information about the preparation for the lesson and the location of the meeting place. Private lesson is paid at the ski school customer service point.

Do you have any questions in mind? You may find the answer in our Frequently Asked Questions section. You can also call or email us, we are happy to help!


30 min first test lesson on skis 3-4 years/on snowboard 5-6 years
40 €, extending the lesson by 20 minutes +23 €

50 min
1 person 63 €, additional person: +15 €

1h 45 min
1 person 126 €, additional persons: +30 € per person

2h 45 min
1 person 189 €, additional persons: +45 € per person


Beginner lessons are easy to start at the family-friendly Rosa & Rudolf Family Park, which features six easy magic carpet lifts. We start by learning the basics of new sport on level snow and proceed to very easy slopes. As we are learning new skills, we can move forward on to the most demanding slopes and learn to use different ski lifts.

Private lesson is also well suited for the more experienced enthusiast of the sport. Then you can improve your technique, get to know the more demanding slopes and focus on exactly the areas where you need the help of a professional teacher. Freestyle instruction focuses on practicing new tricks on snow park or half pipe according to student's skill level.

On a Nordic skiing lesson we start from very easy ski tracks according to the development of skills. On a private lesson you also get confidence in your skiing skills that you have already learned. The lessons progress towards more relaxed, fast-paced and more controlled skiing.


If you choose 1h 45min private lesson, you can request that your performance to be shot on video. Please let us know your wishes when booking the lesson. The video gives you a good idea of ​​your own strengths and areas for development. Video analysis and the workouts done accordingly are ideal for developing advanced skills in downhill skiing, snowboarding, telemark and cross-country skiing.



For a private lesson, you also need a lift ticket - depending on your skill level, either a Rosa & Rudolf Family Park ticket or a normal lift ticket.

Buy online

For classic cross country skiing / skate skiing lessons, no lift ticket is needed.


You also need ski / snowboarding equipment. If you do not have your own equipment, check out the equipment rental.

rent online



The offer is valid during the Low Season of the ski school: from the opening of Rosa & Rudolf Family Park – 22.12.2023 / 8.1. – 11.2.2024 / 1.4. – 5.5.2024. Valid for the first lesson only. To redeem the offer the equipment must be paid to the ski school / rental shop at Piste, RukaValley or VuosselinPortti rental before starting the rental. Not bookable from the online store. Please arrive at the rental office at least 45 min. before the start of your lesson.


The lessons in adapted alpine skiing at Ruka Ski School are always private lessons, where we take into account the individual needs and wishes of each student. Please book a private lesson in adapted alpine skiing as early as possible so that we can book an instructor familiar with adapted alpine skiing and the necessary equipment for your use.

In teaching, priorities are chosen in a way and rhythm appropriate to each student. Tell your skiing teacher about your wishes and special needs, who will contact you before the lesson. Together we can plan a lesson that meets your needs.

Ruka Ski School has one Bi-Ski sledge (adult-sized seat) that can be rented for lessons. You can also rent the sledge for your own use once you have learned how to use it.

Price list for adapted alpine skiing:

50min adapted vertical skiing: 63 €
1h 45min adapted vertical skiing: 126 €
1h 45min adapted Bi-Ski sledge skiing, incl. if desired, an assistant's guidance on guided sledge skiing: 126 €

Bi-ski sledge rental for lessons 22 €
Bi-ski sledge rental for personal use; 10:00–13:00 / 13:30–16:30: 33 €

Book your Bi-Ski sledge in time for both teaching and personal use.