Adult & Junior Ski Lessons

Our group lesson timetable enables you to progress through our structured skill level system with other participants of the same ability. There is a maximum of 10 participants on each group lesson (1-4). To be eligible for Open Practice, a beginner would need to complete level 4. As everyone progresses at a different pace, it is possible a certain lessons may need to be repeated.

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Call us on 01634 827979 to book your lesson.

Choose your level
Level 1 - Complete Beginners
Location:Teaching Slope

Become familiar with the ski equipment: Learn how to walk and slide on a flat surface.

Progression to walking and sliding down a slope: Able to side step up our teaching slope and slide back down.

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

Level 2 - Developing Snowplough
Location:Teaching Slope
Snowplough glide: Be able to glide down the slope slowly using a Snowplough to control their speed.
Snowplough brake: Be able to stop halfway down the slope using the Snowplough.
Straight run to snowplough stop: Be able to do straight skis down the hill and bring themselves to a stop using a Snowplough.
Level 3 - Introduction to turning
Location: Teaching Slope / Exit One Main Slope
Snowplough turning exercises: Be able to do small direction changes on the way down the slope staying in the Snowplough.
Snowplough turn in and out of the fall line: Be able to do controlled turns in both directions maintain control using a Snowplough.
Use of lift: Be able to use drag lift unaided.
Level 4 - Linking Turns
Location: Exit two & three

Linked snowplough turns: Be able to do linked S-shaped turns down the slope using the turn and Snowplough to control speed.

Linked plough turns – varied radius & control of speed: Be able to control plough turns and change them based on the terrain steepness, whilst maintaining there speed.
Level 5 - Basic & Plough Swings
Location: Exit three +

Basic plough parallel: Ploughing around the corner and matching skis after the fall-line.

Plough parallel: Progressively matching skis earlier in the fall-line.
Level 6 - Learning to Parallel Turn
Location: Exit three +

Basic parallel turn: Be able to perform controlled S-shaped turns down the slope with lots of skid keeping the skis parallel throughout the turn.

Parallel turns – long radius: Be able to do wide controlled parallel turns using the entire slope, whilst still maintaining control of speed.
Level 7 - Improving your technique
Location: Exit three +

Parallel turns – short radius: Be able to perform parallel turns down a narrow run whilst still maintaining control.

Carving: Be able to hold a carving motion down the slope by using the edge of the skis.

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. Shorter 30 minutes sessions are available for Tots skiers (4 - 7 years).

There is a minimum age limit of 4 years for skiing.

Check our schedule for the next available lessons.

Call us on 01634 827979 to book your lesson

Toboggan Opening Times

Monday - Friday10am - 10pm
Saturday & Sunday10am - 6pm

CUSTOMER NOTICE: Last tickets are sold 1 hour 30mins before closing time, the toboggan will remain open for customers who have already bought tickets and are on site.

Slope Opening Times

Monday - Friday10am - 10pm
Saturday & Sunday10am - 6pm

Open practice is NOT available at the following times:

Friday  17.30 - 19.00

Saturday 10.00 - 11.00   16:00 - 18:00