Families and Children

All you need within walking distance


Sport Resort Ylläs makes holidaying with children as simple as possible. Guests will find all they need within easy walking distance. There are restaurants, shops, equipment rentals, accommodation, and more.


With the gondola lift, getting to the top of the fell is fun and easy for children. At the top there is a restaurant café. A doughnut with some hot cocoa there can be an excellent way to take a breather, and those who do not want to ski or snowboard can of course take the gondola back down.


Parents with smaller children (from six months to ten years old) can book the childcare centre Peikonpesä ("The Troll's Nest"). It has an indoor jungle gym, a ball pit, toys, books, games, and a nap room.




Learning to ski


Learning to ski or snowboard can be a challenging experience. Sport Resort Ylläs does its best to make it as easy as possible.


The resort has slopes for children and beginners, and right beside the slopes, there are two magic carpet lifts. The magic carpet lifts are particularly suited for beginners because of their relatively slow speed and shallow grade. To make things even simpler for beginners, none of the carpet lifts requires a ski pass and children under six ride for free on all lifts (must be wearing a helmet and be accompanied by an adult).


Once learners are comfortable with the easier slopes, they can take the platter lifts up to the racing slope.


For the smaller freestyle skiers and snowboarders there is the Mini and the Micro Park, where they can safely learn their first tricks.



Family-friendly ski schools


Sport Resort Ylläs ski schools also offer the possibility for private group lessons. Group lessons can be a great way for a family to find their ski legs together. In group lessons, instructors are careful to take into consideration the slowest in a group, allowing them to set the pace for the group. This makes group lessons a safe, comfortable learning environment.



The Children's Area


The children's area also has, besides the carpet lifts and slopes, a sledding hill, a small playground with swings and a climbing frame, and a picnic shelter with a small fireplace. Firewood is provided for the fireplace.



A family business


Sport Resort Ylläs is a family business and we know, from years of experience, that winter sports bring a family closer together. Several generations can share the experience and joy of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes. For many families doing so at Sport Resort Ylläs has become an annual tradition. Why not start just such a tradition with your family this winter?