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Myoko Ski School: Ski Rentals, Child Care, Kids Lessons

Ski Rentals, Ski School, Kids Lessons & Child Care in Myoko Kogen

There are numerous Myoko Ski School options, both adult classes and kids ski school classesEnglish-speaking ski instructors are available for both group or private lessons. There are plentiful establishments to arrange your ski and snowboard rentals in Myoko Kogen and at usually very competitive rates. Larger foreign boot sizes are not difficult to find (apart maybe from size 12 up!). It is highly recommended to pre-book all ski equipment.

Myoko Ski School, Myokokogen Ski Rentals

Best Myoko ski rental deals. Central Akakura Onsen location.

Myoko Ski School, Myokokogen Ski Rentals

Kids ski school & childcare in Myoko

There are some excellent junior Myoko ski schools, kids activities, child care and snow playgrounds available at many of the Myoko Kogen Ski Resorts. You can check out all of the resort-based options available on the various resort pages (go to the resort listings in the top menu). Look in ‘resort stats’ for the child care and Myoko ski school links. Red Warehouse has a very good outline of Myoko kids services on their website. Note: not all of these options will include English speakers.

Japan ski school instruction in English

One example of English speaking ski school and rentals in Myoko Kogen is the Myoko Snowsports in Akakura. Another is Yodel Ski School in Akakura Onsen who also offer junior race training and kids programs.

Tokyo - Great hotels at reasonable prices

Snowboard & ski rental/purchase

Many Myoko hotels also have ski rentals on-site such as Canadian House in Myoko Kogen. Check out the Myoko accommodation options in Akakura OnsenAkakan ResortIkenotaira OnsenMyoko Suginohara and Seki Onsen for more details.

myoko self contained accommodation - Red Warehouse Myoko

Akakura self contained accommodation. Family ski club style accommodation in Myoko

For those wishing to purchase their gear, secondhand and even new equipment can be picked up very cheaply at retailers like Off House (Motto: We love annoying jingles on rote tape) in Joetsu City (almost opposite Aeon Department Store – see map) or Second Street nearby to there. The train ride takes about 45 minutes from Myoko Kogen station. See here for details on how to get there. You can also buy ski gear in Tokyo beforehand if taking a Tokyo stopover.

See below for some of the better-known Myoko ski rentals and ski school options.

Myoko Snowsports

Myoko Snow Sports - Myoko Ski School

Ski lessons (in English) and ski rentals are available from Myoko Snowsports in Akakura Kanko and Akakura Onsen as well as childcare kids ski school programs and photography services. Myoko Snowsports employ English speaking staff from Australia, Britain, New Zealand and Japan. Pre-book your ski equipment via the form here

See their Myoko ski video below. Check out our photo gallery here and our Myoko weather/snow reports here.

Map to Myoko Snow Sports in Akakan Resort

Myoko Snowsports video

Spicy Rentals Myoko


Spicy Myoko Ski Rentals on the main street of Akakura, close to many popular Myoko hotels, provides a variety of snow gear. From beginners looking to enjoy snow to experts looking for great Japan powder with fat skis, Spicy are sure that they can meet your specific needs and at a great price. Book online!

Aoyama Sports

Ski rental Myoko Akakura Onsen

Aoyama Sports in Akakura has two rental shops in the heart of Akakura Onsen. Don’t forget to print the coupon below to receive 20% off!

Map to Aoyama Sports in Akakura Onsen – Shop 1 and Shop 2

Ski rental discount coupon: Aoyama Sports in Akakura Onsen

Rental 20%OFF
* I will deduct from rental cost 20%.
Term of validity
, 2016
you can use for one group by one ticket
Please show me this ticket before rental.
The combined use with other tickets cannot be performed.
Discount applies rental fee only not purchase of goods or equipment
For ticket use, please fill out this form in advance.
Name Nationality
0255-87-2338 (+81 90 255 87 2338)
0255-87-2240 (+81 90 255 87 2240)

Yodel Ski School

Yodel Ski School Akakura Onsen - Myoko Ski School

Yodel Snow School in Akakura, Myoko Kogen was established in 1960 and offer snow shoe, junior race training and kids ski programs. Bookings can be made online

Map to Yodel Snow School in Akakura Onsen

Yodel Snow School Video

Other Myoko Kogen ski school and/or ski rentals

Know of other ski rental shops and/or ski schools in Myoko Kogen or want to advertise your business? Please let us know!

Madarao Kogen Ski School

madarao kogen ski school

North Nagano Outdoor Sports offers private, group and kids lessons in Madarao Kogen.

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 16th January 2012

Finally the snow has eased up and it looks like we’re going to have a fairly sunny week, soak up that vitamin D people!

24 Snow Fall:15cm

Current Snow Depth at Base:over 3.5 metres

Current Snow Conditions: soft groomers

temperature: -4° at 8am

Current Weather:overcast

Current Visibility:fair but with some flat light

Myoko isn’t all about super deep powder and a face shot on every turn, there is something here for everyone, and our little man Tousei is starting his shredding career on the champion beginner run with mum Erika, this is day 3 of him skiing and look at him go! not bad for a 2 year old, X games here we come!