**IMPORTANT INFORMATION** Affinity water will be conducting some repairs on St Albans Hill, week comencing 19th of February. Please allow extra time to get to your session on time.

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Family Ski & Snowboard Lessons

It doesn't matter if you're taking your first steps on the white stuff, want to brush up on last year's skills, or you’re looking for a fun family day out, we've got everything you need to get the most out of your snow time.

The Snow Centre offers a range of snowsports activities for the whole family, whether you're getting your child ready for a trip to the mountains or want to keep their ski legs going closer to home. Thanks to our excellent family ski and snowboard lessons, you can be sure you’ll all be learning to ski confidently at The Snow Centre.

Snowboard and Ski with Family

Whether you’re learning a new hobby as a family, or polishing your existing talent, our Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons are a great way to have fun as a family. You’ll have your own instructor who’ll make sure you have long-lasting family memories!

Private Family Ski Lessons

For groups of one to five people, aged 3 years up to adults, who are at the same level. Private  Ski Lessons are available for complete beginners through to those who are proficient on our Main Slope. For juniors aged between three and five, 30-minute sessions are available. Anyone over four can have one-hour lessons.

Family ski lessons at The Snow Centre include:

  • One hour of private instruction on our slope
  • Skis, boots and helmet
  Number of people  
 
Trainer Slope, Levels 1 - 4 Midweek £125 BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £165
Main Slope, Level 5+ Midweek £99* BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £140**

Extra people can be added for £40 per person for Levels 1-4 and £35pp for Levels 5 and beyond. 

*£114 from 20th December

**£155 from 20th December

 Private 30 Minute Lessons for 3-5 Year Olds!

  Number of people  
Extra person   
Trainer Slope, Levels 1 - 4 Midweek £62.50 £20pp BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £82.50 £20pp
Main Slope, Level 5+ Midweek £49.50 £17.50pp BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £70 £17.50pp

You will get the most out of your lesson if you are all at a similar level. Please select the correct level based on the level of the person with the lowest ability in your group, your instructor will progress the lesson at the rate of this person. If you are unsure what level to choose, please call our team on 01442 241321

Private Family Snowboard Lessons

For groups of one to five people, aged 3 years up to adults, who are at the same level. Private Snowboarding Lessons are available for complete beginners through to those who are proficient on our Main Slope.

Family snowboard lessons include:

  • One hour of private instruction on our slope
  • Snowboard, boots & helmet
  Number of people  
 
Trainer Slope, Levels 1 - 4 Midweek £125 BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £165
Main Slope, Level 5+ Midweek £99* BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £140**

 

Extra people can be added for £40 per person for Levels 1-4 and £35pp for Levels 5 and beyond. 

*£114 from 20th December

**£155 from 20th December

 Private 30 Minute Lessons for 3-5 Year Olds!

 

  Number of people  
 
Trainer Slope, Levels 1 - 4 Midweek £62.50 BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £82.50
Main Slope, Level 5+ Midweek £49.50 BOOK
Weekend & Holidays £70

You will get the most out of your lesson if you are all at a similar level. Please select the correct level based on the level of the person with the lowest ability in your group, your instructor will progress the lesson at the rate of this person. If you are unsure what level to choose, please call our team on 01442 241321.

Private Family Snowboard Lessons

For groups of one to five people, aged 3 years up to adults, who are at the same level. Private Snowboarding Lessons are available for complete beginners through to those who are proficient on our Main Slope.

Family snowboard lessons include:

One hour of private instruction on our slope
Snowboard, boots and helmet

 

Family Lift Passes

If you’re a family of competent Skiers or Snowboarders, you can challenge yourselves on our 160m Main Slope. We’ve a range of Family Lift Passes available, starting from one hour, up to six hours.

Book Family Lift Passes

We know how much everyone wants to get back on the white stuff, so we’ve made a limited number of Lift Passes available.  

Now, more than ever, to ensure we can offer a safe environment for all, you must be able to: 

  • Control Speed & Direction
  • Perform Linked Turns
  • Stop When Required
  • Use a Button Lift Unassisted
  Family (2 Adults & 2 Juniors)  
  Midweek Weekend  
1 Hour Lift Pass £99 £129 BOOK
2 Hour Lift Pass £129 £149 BOOK
2 Hour Park & Slide Lift Pass £119 ~ BOOK
4 Hour Park & Slide Lift Pass £130 ~ BOOK
3 Hour Early Bird Lift Pass £134 £159 BOOK
3 Hour Lift Pass £139 £159 BOOK
6 Hour Lift Pass
11am - 5pm Term Time
£155 ~ BOOK

Family Fun Activities

You don’t have to be skiing or snowboarding to be having a great time at The Snow Centre. We’ve plenty going on to keep you sliding. With Ringo Slide sessions, we’re sure you’ll love whizzing down the slope together.

Family and Friends Ringo Slide

Whizz, slide and spin down our Ringo Slide. Available for groups of children aged four years and up – a perfect family activity.

  Per Person  
30 minutes
Ringo Slide
£12 BOOK

The booking includes snow boots and a helmet. Don't forget to bring your own gloves and wrap up warm! If you don’t have gloves, they’re available to purchase for £10.

Have you got your snow essentials?

Skis, boots and helmets are included with your session and we recommend wearing warm, waterproof clothing, thick socks and gloves are mandatory on the slopes. If you don't have your own we offer clothing hire - just £7 for one item or £12 for both a jacket and trousers. Gloves and socks are available to purchase for just £12 for gloves and £6 for socks.

Snow essentials can be added at the time of making your booking or at Reception when you arrive.
 

The word from the slopes

  • “Easy access from M1. Plenty of parking, simple registration, and quick service to collect skis, boots etc. Both lifts serving the main slopes worked faultlessly and although the session was quite busy I felt the slopes were quite free of other skiers & classes. I particularly liked the snow conditions and at the end enjoyed the amazing cafè overlooking the slopes. Reasonably priced menu. All told an excellent start to our skiing this year.”

  • “Very friendly staff. Good, clean facilities and very good prices on lessons & lift passes.”

  • “Very helpful staff would recommend to anyone trying to learn snow sports very down to earth people.”

  • “Great place, nothing negative to add. You can rent all of the equipment down to socks. Any kind of lessons available. Parking, gear store, cafe on site”

  • “Great lessons with experienced instructors who put kids and parents at their ease. The lessons were full as it was half term, but each child still didn’t have to wait too long between turns on the slope. It was easy to get and return equipment and the food in the restaurant was great and came promptly.”

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