Adult & Junior Snowboarding Lessons

Our structured group classes, enable you to progress through our skill level system with other participants of the same ability. There is a maximum of 8 pupils on each group lesson (A-E/F).

As everyone progresses at a different pace, it is possible a certain lesson may need to be repeated.

Check our schedule for the next available lessons.

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Choose your level
Module A - Complete Beginners

Location: Nursery Slope

Walking with your snowboard: Be able to walk and turn on the flat, and walk up hill with your snowboard attached to one foot.

Straight run: Be able to slide straight down the slope using a “run-out” to stop.

Awareness of the Ski code: Learn the basics behind the ski code.

Module B - Learning to control your speed

Location: Nursery Slope

Side slipping – toe and heel: Be able to slide down the hill at slow speed whilst balanced on heel or toe edge of board using the edge to control speed.

Diagonal side slip – toe and heel: Be able to slide diagonally across slope in both directions on both toe or heel edge.
Module C - Learning to control direction and use of lift

Location: Nursery Slope

Falling leaf – toe and heel: Be able to turn your board from a side slip to a steep angle and back again.

Garlands – toe and heel: Same as falling leaf except a garland is in one direction multiple times.

Use of lift: Be able to use drag lift comfortably and unaided.
Module D - Entering the Fall Line

Location: Nursery and Main Slope

Falling leaf – toe and heel – into fall line: Be able to move the snowboard from a level side slip, both toe or heel, into the fall line (straight down the hill) while maintaining good posture and balance, then return back to controlled side slip using a controlled skid.

Garlands – toe and heel – into fall line: Same as falling leaf, just in same consecutive direction.
Module E - Developing turns

Location: Main Slope

Basic turn: Be able to get you board from level side slip to straight and back out on opposite edge making a C-shaped turn, e.g. heel edge-straight-toe edge. You will learn to be able to do this starting on either edge.

Linked turns: Be able to link 2 basic turns together to make controlled S-shaped turns, e.g. hell edge-straight-toe edge-straight-heel edge.

Intermediate turns: Be able to do linked turns at higher speed without slowing down as much between turns.
Module F - Refining Turns

Location: Main Slope

Advanced turns / Carving: High speed turns down the slope using more edge and less skid to make the turns.

Private lessons

Private lessons are a good form of learning for those that wish to progress quickly or just want a re-assessment of their ability. More than one person can take part in a private lesson we just ask that the participants are at the same skill level.

Check our schedule for the next available lessons.

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GET READY IN A DAY COURSE

Suitable for those with limited time or wanting to experience skiing for the first time. The aim is to attain open practice standard by the end of the day, depending on your needs and aptitude. The course includes a mid morning coffee break and a hot lunch.

These days run every Sunday from October to March. Spaces are limited and early booking is essential to guarantee a space.

Call us on 01283 217200 to book your course.

Fast Track Lessons

Ideal for people with limited time to learn, but unable to come along to a full day course. The course is suitable for 12 years and above, and is an intense course designed for beginners to give you a good grounding in skiing or snowboarding before your winter holiday! The course is 3 hours long and includes a 5 minute break for a hot drink.

These days run every Tuesday 6pm - 9pm, and every Sunday alternating between 9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:30pm. Spaces are limited and booking is essential.

Prices
 
Ski and Snowboard Fast Track Lessons
Adults (16+)
£77.00
Junior Lesson (12-15 Years)
£45.00
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Tobogganing Opening Times
Term Time
Monday12pm to 8pm
Tuesday12pm to 8pm
WednesdayPrivate Group Bookings Only **
Thursday12pm to 8pm
Friday12pm to 8pm
Saturday10am to 8pm
Sunday10am to 5pm
School Holidays
Weekdays11am to 8pm
** Wednesdays11am to 8pm (Private Groups only after 6pm)
Saturday10am to 8pm
Sunday10am to 5pm
Private bookings can be arranged outside opening hours. Last tickets are sold 1 hour before closing times.
Ski & Snowboard Opening Times
Term Time
Monday12pm to 9pm
Tuesday12pm to 9pm
WednesdayPrivate Group Bookings Only **
Thursday12pm to 9pm
Friday12pm to 9pm
Saturday10am to 6pm
Sunday10am to 5pm
School Holidays
Weekdays10am to 9pm
** Wednesday11am to 8pm (Private Groups only after 6pm)
Weekends10am to 6pm
Last entry is sold 1 hour and 30 minutes before closing times. Our phone lines are open from 9am to approx. 1 hour before closing time.

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