Ruka ski resort snowboarding

Half-day taster course in snowboarding

Learn new skills on snowboard with our english-speaking instructor.

This easy taster course is great for first timers and absolutely no previous experience is needed. Half-day taster course includes 1h 45min lesson – a great option for those who want to have a taste of the new sport, learn the basics and get to know slope rules. 



Snowboarding taster course takes you to test how to slide with the board, how to control speed and start practicing turnings at most easy slope. The location for the taster course is Rosa & Rudolf Family Park. Family Park is equipped with 6 easy-to-use magic carpets lifts and gentle slopes for beginners. 

Availability: 16.12.2023–9.3.2024 on Saturdays.

Duration: Half-day, 1h 45min lesson

Skill level: 1 

Group size: 3–10 person (If only 2 bookings, lesson will be 50 min long).

Schedule: 10 am–11.45 am


  • 40 € from 8 yrs up, does not include equipment and lift ticket / Rosa& Rudolf Family Park entrance ticket.
  • 68,50 € from 12 yrs up / 61,75€ 8 - 11 yrs. Includes 3h rental equipment set with helmet and Rosa & Rudolf Family Park entrance ticket. You can add these services to your booking when you complete your booking details.

Meeting place: Ski School groups meeting place is beside of the Ski Bistro restaurant terrace / in front of the Mini-Ruka area and Button-lift. That is at East side of Ruka ski area, and near by the Valley rental / the Family Park and the Gondola-lift Valley bottom station.

Booking calendar will be open at week 41.

Book and pay your course online at the calendar view below. If you have any questions, send us an email or give us a call +358-(0)400-101 636. Bookings must be made in advance, no later than the day before the course by 3 pm. We recommend making your reservation well in advance especially during school holidays.