ESF Ski School in Meribel are well equipped with sit-skis and qualified instructors to help you learn at the right pace, or to help you improve from your last experience. Lessons start from the beginner zone by the Altiport de Meribel (in front of the petit Chalet du Golf).
Depending on your needs you can use a uniski, dualski, tandem ski and kart ski. Pre-booking is strongly recommended to guarantee equipment is available for your stay. English speaking ski instructors who have experience with Down's Syndrome, hearing and visual impairments and sign language are available.
Special facilities for people with disabilities are available on the mountain: Courchevel - On top of the gondola Verdons, toilets and picnic room are available. A wheelchair is also available on request from Operating Agents. Méribel Mottaret - On the Front de Neige, starting from the Pas du Lac gondola, toilets are specially equipped.
The sports complex in the heart of Meribel, the Olympic Centre, has adapted changing rooms and toilets in the swimming pool, access to the spectator's area of the ice rink, bowling alley, tea rooms and kindergarten.
Disabled access in Meribel
Disabled toilets are also available at la Chaudanne, Méribel and Méribel-Mottaret Tourist Offices. The following buildings have disabled access - Méribel Tourist Office (direct access via moderately steep incline, plus access via lift through Tourist Office garage / Salle de spectacle on the third floor), Cinema located in Méribel-Mottaret Tourist Office building, Town Hall Les Allues, the shopping gallery La Chaudanne and Méribel-Mottaret and the Olympic Centre where there is access via a lift from the disabled parking.
Parking with disabled spaces in the 3 Valleys:
Courchevel: Rue de la Croisette right side (Next to chalet Les Trappeurs), Place du Forum (in front Snow Limit), Route de l’Altiport (in front of residence Balcons de Pralong), Rue des Tovets next to police station, Rue Park City
Courchevel Moriond: Covered car park les Cimes Blanches, Main Street (next to the Ski Bus stop, upward direction, outside the building facing the Ceylan + next to Schuss + in front Pharmacy -limited to 4 hours-)
(in front Rond Point des Pistes Hotel)
Courchevel Le Praz Main Street (parking des Peupliers)
La Tania: Resort Centre Car Park
Méribel Mottaret: Parking Ruitor Bas, Parking Ruitor Haut, Parking du Hameau, Parking de Tuéda