FREE ski or snowboard lessons as Oxygene turns 30

Jan 13, 2022 BY AWE365 Team

This winter Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School’s celebrates its 30th Anniversary. What with the French borders opening this calls for a double celebration. So on the 30th of each month anyone lucky enough to be in one of Oxygene’s 14 French ski resorts can join some free ski or snowboard lessons or other activities.

Founded in 1992 in La Plagne by the de Monvallier brothers, Oxygene is now one of France’s most successful independent ski schools. Offering tuition in skiing, snowboarding, ski touring and telemarking, as well as a number of other activities including Moonbikes, e-mountain biking, speed riding, cross country skiing and adaptive skiing – a particular speciality of Oxygene over the past 20 years.

FREE ski or snowboard lessons as Oxygene is 30 this year

Free ski and snowboard lessons

The free sessions offer a variety of different on snow activities with a professional, yet fun, English speaking Oxygène instructor or guide. Spaces are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis.

The next free sessions will be available on Sunday January 30th, with all 14 Oxygene resorts participating:

  • Belle Plagne,
  • Courchevel,
  • Grand Bornand,
  • La Plagne,
  • La Tania,
  • Les Menuires,
  • Megeve,
  • Meribel,
  • St Martin de Belleville,
  • Serre Chevalier,
  • Tignes,
  • Ubaye Valley,
  • Val d’Isère and
  • Val Thorens.

FREE ski or snowboard lessons as Oxygene turns 30 years oldFree activities available

This particular month activities include a taster session of ski touring in Megeve, an introduction to telemark skiing in Les Menuires, a Three Valleys snowboarding initiation and an off-piste excursion in Serre Chevalier. Later on during the season you can also join a Moonlight ski session in La Plagne or even have a go at speed riding in La Grand Bornand.

Other dates for these FREE sessions during this winter 2022 are:

  • Wednesday March 30th
  • Saturday April 30th

FREE ski or snowboard lessons as Oxygene turns 30

Oxygene turning 30

Julien Favre, Oxygene Director, said:

“After 2 years of disruptions during the Covid pandemic and the more recent border problems, it feels like this winter is a long time coming and we are looking forward to welcoming our British guests back with smiling faces. Oxygene needs to celebrate our 30th anniversary in style. So, this winter we will be celebrating on the 30th of every month through until April. We invite all you mountain lovers, those who ski, snowboard, or those who just enjoy the Alpine vibe, to come and celebrate with us!”

To book contact the Oxygene Ski & Snowboard School directly by email or phone in the resort where you will be staying over the 30th of each month.  Go to so find out more.


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