Activities & Adventures

for our Littlest Guests

Kids Club 2017-12-17T14:39:39+00:00

Contact the Concierge


Current Kids Club Calendar


Kids Club

The Sonnenalp Kids Club is our recreation program for children – please see schedule for hours of availability

Unique in the Vail area, the Sonnenalp Kids Club offers structured activities and adventures for kids under the supervision of our Guest Activities Coordinator.Most programs take place in the Kids Club, a dedicated room full of toys and art supplies, located at the hotel. Other activities, like guided hikes on Vail Mountain, get the kids active and moving outside of the hotel.

KidsClub2The Sonnenalp Kids Club offers scheduled activities with weekends offering morning and evening options. This program is open to children 3 years of age (must be potty trained) up to 12 years. This program is offered at no additional cost to our guests, except for ticket fees and when dinner is provided, Gondola Ride & Hikes ($30), Pizza & Movie Nights ($35), Dinner & Game Nights ($35).

Kids Club activities are offered year-round, with daily activities during the peak summer and winter months and a modified schedule of activities in the spring and fall seasons. Peak season is June 21 – Labor Day and December 18 – April 1. Please call the concierge team to reserve your spot.

Our concierge team can also assist you by providing a list of local, professional babysitting companies if your request falls outside of our offered Kids Club events. Reach them via email at or via phone at 970-479-5429.


Read Article


Example Activities

Art & Play – Guided Art Projects

Children participate in a guided art project and leave with a frame-worthy piece of art to commemorate the trip to Vail.  Projects include:

  • Cupcakes and Canvas
  • International Art
  • Snowflake Weaving
  • Shamrock Painting
  • Mosaics
  • Field Trips to Alpine Art Center


Adventures include hiking on Vail Mountain in the summer months, tubing at Adventure Ridge during the winter, visits to the Vail Gymnastics Center and indoor rock climbing. A small additional fee may apply for these activities to cover entry fees or lift passes.

Other Activities

  • Warming Fires with S’mores and Hot Chocolate (Winter Only)
  • Movies & Popcorn
  • Story Time at the Vail Library
  • Free Play in the Kids Club
  • ForestServiceLogoOfficialMore!


Activities Coordinator

Our Activities Coordinator, Kara, comes to the Sonnenalp with 13 years of teaching experience. Kara has worked as an Elementary School Art teacher and has 4 years’ experience working in a preschool with children ages 2-5 yrs old. Kara likes to ski and hike, and loves creating memorable art projects for kids to take home with them to remember their trip to Vail.Contact Kara for more information at 970-479-5448 or



Book Your Next Vacation!