• HALF PRICE LESSONS: Your first experience on snow from just £17.50!
  • ADVANCE NOTICE: The Main Slope is closed on Monday 27th April until 12pm.
  • WHAT'S INCLUDED: Skis, snowboards, boots & helmets all included in the price of your Lift Passes & Lessons.

Find out more about our skiing & snowboarding lessons & Lift Passes At The Snow Centre…

If you've seen it on the TV and can't wait to have a go on the white stuff yourself, it's time to book a Lift Pass or Ski or Snowboard Lesson! If you've never skied or snowboarded before, a Lesson on our Trainer Slope with one of our friendly Instructors is just what you need! We've got lots of options to get you started. Click here for more information and to book your Adult Ski or Snowboard Lesson or Junior Ski or Snowboard Lesson online.

If you already an experienced skier or snowboarder, can link turns, control your speed and use a button lift unassisted you're ready for our 160m Main Slope. You can enjoy the fun on the Main Slope with guidance from an Instructor on a level 5, 6 or performance Lesson or book a Lift Pass and simply cruise the slope with your friends. If you're not quite ready to hit the Main Slope, but it's not your first time on the snow either, don't worry we have level 1 - 4 Lessons available on our Trainer Slope. And if you're not sure what level skier or snowboarder you are, you can check with our online 'What Level Am I' level checker. 

It’s your first visit to The Snow Centre’s snowy slopes? Then check out our welcome video!

WHAT TO EXPECT

Whether your hitting our slopes on a Lift Pass or a Lesson, on skis or on a snowboard, our steps to the snow will guide you on your way!

Checking in
After you book your Lesson or Lift Pass we will send you an email with your Booking Reference. Please bring your booking reference with you and arrive at The Snow Centre Check-in-desk 30 minutes before your session is due to start, to have enough time check in, collect your equipment and get changed. If you remember your Booking Reference you can beat any queues and use our Fast Track Machines to print off your tickets.

Clothing
The temperature on the slope will range from -2°c to -6°c so we recommend thick warm socks and layered clothing. You will need gloves for all slope activities and we don’t recommend jeans, as they usually end up pretty waterlogged, but any waterproof clothing would be ideal.

Don’t worry if you don’t own any Snowsports clothing as you can hire warm and waterproof outerwear from The Snow Centre Check-in-desk for just £7 per person and collect it from our clothing hire stand after you check in. Gloves and socks are available to purchase. Gloves are £9.50 and Socks are £4.

Changing Rooms
Once you've picked up any rental clothing from the clothing hire desk, get your ski and snowboard clothing on in our changing rooms, located next to the clothing hire stand.

Lockers
Lockers are also available! Placed alongside the changing rooms on the 1st floor, they are Free, but take a £1 that is returned after your session. 

Equipment
Whether you're skiing or snowboarding make sure you know your height, weight and shoe size so we can set you up with skis, snowboards and boots at our equipment rental desk. If you are bringing a junior along make sure you do know their details too.

We’ve partnered with HEAD to provide you with all the Snowsports equipment you’ll need on the slope. Your Lesson or Lift Pass includes the hire of your skis, snowboard, boots, poles and helmet. So, no need to worry about extra costs.

Helmets
If you’re participating in a high adventure sport, it makes sense to wear a helmet. We want to promote safety awareness amongst Snowsports enthusiasts, so helmet hire is included within the price of your session.

While we encourage everyone to protect their heads by wearing a helmet, it is compulsory for all children aged 16 years and under whilst undertaking any snow activity, everyone participating in Skiing and Snowboarding lessons  from Level 1 to performance, everyone participating in freestyle activities, race training or any form of competition and everyone participating in a Sledging session or Birthday Party.

You can grab your helmet from the racks next to the entrance to the slopes!

YOUR FIRST LESSON ON THE SNOW

Still want to know more? Watch the videos below for a sneaky peak on what's involved in your first ski or snowboard lesson.

Know your limits What level am I?

If you’re brand new to the slopes or reintroducing yourself to the snow, check out the questionnaire below to see what level you are, and what level lesson we recommend you to book. Of course if your still not sure please call our team on 0844 770 7227

Level 3
I can do basic snowplough turns

We offer a large range of lessons for both adults and juniors so there is something for everyone. You can take your pick, from the ‘we’re all in it together’ Group Lessons to the personal one-on-one style of our Private Lessons.

Our expert instructors have endorsed this recommendation based on the information you have provided. If you want to discuss your Level further please call 0844 770 7227 to speak to our team.

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