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Winter Sports for Kids

by City Savvy Luxembourg
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Could your daughter be the next Katarina Witt? Does she dream of playing ice hockey at the Winter Olympics? Or would he just like to have some fun on the slopes before you go on your family skiing holiday? Here’s a guide to after school winter sports. It’s barely autumn but never to early to book!

ICE HOCKEY

Huskies

The new season 2019/2020 has now begun and they are looking for new members! This year, we accept boys and girls born in 2009-2014, who would like to play or try ice hockey.

Come and try on one of the tryout sessions scheduled, no skating skills required and they will lend the kids the equipment needed. Register by email to tryouts.huskies@gmail.com with full name and date of birth of your child, if your child has skates (if not, what size he/she uses), how tall he/she is and the tryout date you would like to attend. 
The following tryout sessions are currently planned:
Sunday 6 October 12pm to 1pm
Sunday 13 October 10:30am to 11:30pm
Sunday 20 October 12pm to 1pm
Sunday 27 October 11:30am to 12:30pm
Sunday 3 November 11:30am to 12:30pm

Address: Patinoire de Kockelscheuer, 42 route de Bettembourg, L-1899 Luxembourg
Contact: message via Facebook

HORSE BACK RIDING

Baybees Riding School

Baybees offers horse riding for kids of all ages and abilities.  Children get the chance to come up close and personal with ponies by encouraging every student to learn how to brush, tack up and prepare their pony before riding, as well as untacking and providing the aftercare once the riding has finished.

Your children get the true horse experience when they spend their time at the stables! Extra curricular activities such as the Pony Camps, Pony Fun Days and birthday parties are also an option.

Stable visits and lessons are available by appointment only – please email here. 
They are open for business from 9am to 8pm, 7 days a week.

Address: Centre Equestre Mcweyer, Maison 1, 6155 Weyer, Luxembourg.
Contact: baybeesridingschool@gmail.com or call on +352 691 880 678
See the website

IHCB – Youth

Every Saturday morning from 9am to 10:15am, the Ice Hockey Club of Beaufort opens its doors to children between the ages of 5-15.

Address: Patinoire de Beaufort, 87 Grand Rue, L-6310 BeaufortContact: ihcbe.info@gmail.com or Tel: 691790398Website

Ice Karting

A real treat for those over 15 wanting to test their winter driving, Beaufort ice rink is unique in the Grand Region for offering the possibility to go ice-karting! You must have a reservation! You can book 1 hour sessions far in advance or you can book a half-hour slot on Sunday evenings for the beginning of the month.

Address: Patinoire de Beaufort, 87 Grand Rue, L-6310 BeaufortContactbeaufort@pt.lu or Tel: 83 60 99 301
Website

Ice-skating

Children can join the ‘Skaties’ group from 4 years old up until 12 years old and it is possible to rent skates from the rink.  These classes are very popular, and start in September, so be sure to put your child on the waiting list if there are no spaces available immediately.

The basic language during the courses is French, but for the beginners’ groups their instructors cover a wide range of other languages (Luxembourgish, German, English, Dutch, Greek, Japanese, to name but a few …)

Address: Patinoire de Kockelscheuer, 42 route de Bettembourg, L-1899 Luxembourg
Contact: Online contact form
Website

Curling

A friendly team dedicated to ‘chess on ice’ for older children. A great way to incorporate skating skills and mental strategy. Mondays and Wednesdays from 19:30 to 21:30. Come in jeans and tennis shoes.

Address: Patinoire de Kockelscheuer, 42 route de Bettembourg, L-1899 Luxembourg
Contact: secretary@curling.lu or 621 768 182Website

Skiing and Snowboarding

Erbeskopf

Not in Luxembourg, but only 80km away and lessons provided for children in German. A regular way to get your ski fix in before hitting the slopes on holiday. Snowboarding also a possibility!

Contact: info@skiverleiherbeskopf.deor 00 49 650 4955107Website

Amnéville

Indoor skiing, tobogganing, snowboarding and just clowning around in the snow are actively encouraged at Amneville. You can get a family pass and hire a private instructor (from 4.5 upwards) or book your little ones into group sessions for under 12s. 

Address: rue des terrasses du Soleil, 57360 Amnéville
Contact: 
Book here or info@esf-amneville.com Website

Kids aren’t exactly athletes? We have the perfect solution!
You need Sonja Soyer as she creates the most awesome after school art workshops for kids in her gorgeous atelier in Belair. She can cater to when your kids are available but also often runs workshops during the holiday breaks.

Address: 27, rue Jean Bertholet L-1233 Luxembourg
Contact info here.

Do you know a great winter activity for kids? Let us know! Either leave it in the comments or email us to tell us all about it and we will spread the word! hello@citysavvyluxembourg.com

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