The valley has plenty of activities to keep children of all ages entertained! Each village has its own tourist information which have their own programme of events, from open air film screenings, to free horseriding, to orienteering.  The websites for the tourist offices are as under one umbrella, but there is an office in each village and each has a list of babysitters! tourist office website


There are many indoor activities in the various villages you can pay for, such as swimming pools and aqua parks, soft play, climbing walls, ice-skating, bowling, laser shooting - even mini golf!  And the free libraries and museums (some are paid for) are great to spend some quieter times with your children.


There are so many adrenalin filled activites to choose from!  In the villages there are many different free activities:- play park, bike trails, nature trails, climbing walls, skate parks, pump tracks, sports rounds, fishing lakes, activity and or "plain old"! swimming lakes with beaches.  In the winter there are free ski-de-fond tracks and sledding hills.

The paid for activities in the villages range from adventure parks, aqua sports, parapenting, VTT courses, climbing courses,ice skating, golf, horse riding, hot air ballooons, paintball, nature parks and even a zoo!

And in the winter there are such varied themes for kids from ski joering, dog sledding, ice skating


If parents need a break there are some Companies in Chamonix that provide their services, as Creches, Equipment Rental, Party Organisers, Bouncy Castle suppliers, Various Course providers - all in the all Chamonix Valley.

We will keep you posted on the coolest things going on for kids - either keep looking at whats on or read our weekly updates.  Or, if you'd like to join Simply Chamonix to be alerted automatically, just sign up here

Ski Clubs

These obviously vary for residents, looking to enrol their children for the season and the best information is provided through the schools, but if you want to contact the organisers, here are the links for Chamonix, Argentiere and Les Houches

For people coming on holiday you can book your little ones into a ski club fit for their level in great schools, using the above links:-

  • Chamonix: ESF Chamonix (Piou Piou / Cham Ski Session)
  • Argentière: ESF Argentière
  • Les Houches: ESF Les Houches
  • Le Tour: ESF Argentière

Don't forget that half terms, Christmas and New Year get booked up early.  We can book the most appropriate lessons for both you and the children if you get in contact with us with your requirements


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