Snowboard Course in Dorfgastein

Learn from the pros!

Learn everything from drifting and carving to freeriding and slopestyle in homogenous groups in your snowboard school in Dorfgastein. In our fun and practice arena at the base and half-way station with beginner area and practice lift boarders can try out their first turns and tricks. Whether beginner, freestyler, freerider or speed junkie - learn the basics  and improve your technique and style.

Course information

Course programme

  • Training grounds for beginners and advanced boarders at the half-way station
  • All-day and half-day courses for all levels & ages
  • Small homogeneous groups for optimal learning conditions
  • Safety from A to Z: learn safety and proper behaviour on and off the slope
  • Instruction tools: poles, ropes, cones, magic sticks, etc.
  • Freestyle and slopestyle lessons: halfpipe, jumps, slides
  • Freeride tours (including safety equipment)
  • Video coaching, photo shootings, boardercross
  • Race and carving lessons, pole training

Training grounds for boarders

  • Boarder parks: big practice areas for beginners and experts an the half-way and valley station
  • Fun park in Großarl for newcomers and pros with cool jumps and slides​
  • Snowpark Gastein in Bad Gastein with easy, medium and pro line

Prices & Course hours
Snowboard lessons in Dorfgatsein

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Course hours

Sunday - Thursday

4 h all-day course
10.00 - 12.00 am & 1.00 - 3.00 pm

2 h half-day course
10.00 - 12.00 am

Minimum group size: 3 pers.


Info & Discounts

Course start

Sun, Mon & Wed or on request

During Christmas (20.12.20 - 08.01.21) & Easter (28.03. - 09.04.21) we offer group lessons on every day. On 1st of January all group and privat lessons take place.


Meeting point

meeting point in front of the ski school office


Test day

You are not sure for how many days you and your kids want to join a ski or snowboard course? Just book our test day and try it out! In case of an extension we only charge the remaining amount.

All-day care: 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

Naturally we also look after your children during the lunch break and after course end. In our own dining and play room at the half way station and numerous ski huts a tasty kids menue will be served to the hungry ski stars. And throughout the week a varied entertainment programme provides plenty of fun and action.



Ski tickets

The ski ticket is not included in our ski school rates! »ski ticket fees
Lift tickets are available in our online shop or you can buy the required ski pass on site at our ski school office or separately at the ski ticket counters next door.



Snowboard rental

The snowboard equipment is not included in our course fees! Please pay attention to the suitable board length (for beginners max. chest hight) and comfortable boots. For a carefree day on the slopes we also recommend warm clothes, gloves, ski- or sunglasses, balaclava, helmet and sun cream. Children up to the age of 15 are required by law to wear a helmet. You can rent the appropriate snowboard equipment at our rental partner Sport Knauseder.



Gasti-Club Bonus

Where the little ones play a big role – the Gasti-Kidsclub in Dorfgastein! For Gasti-Club members till 12 years we grant a one-time price reduction of 10% on our ski and snowboard course fees. You receive your Gasti-Club I.D. in all participating accommodations in Gastein free of charge. No combination with other special offers!

Family Bonus

Families enjoy special treatment in the Ski School Dorfgastein! The third and each further family member (parents & children) receives a 50% discount on the regular price of a 3-day course and every additional day. Valid for all-day courses - no combination with other special offers!

Safety has top priority!

For the maximum safety of your kids our children’s ski school outfits all course participants with the newest ski helmets and safety vests free of charge!

Group division Snowboard



Level 5

First snowboard day on our training grounds, schussing, sliding straight, breaking, sliding across the slope, individual exercises to optimize board control




Level 4

Drifting into the fall line, first downhill runs at the practice slope, single turns, lining up turns, speed check, variation of terrain, blue slopes



Level 3

Drift turns, variation of speed, technique programme, easy red slopes, basics of freestyle and freeriding



Level 2

Drift turns in long and short radii, rhythm variation, more speed, carving in long & short radii, red slopes, first runs in the powder & fun park



Level 1

Race carving in long & short radii, black slopes, freeriding, freestyle, slopestyle, fun park, race training


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