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Welcome:  We have taught hundreds of people to ski at Kidsgrove over the years and we are known for our friendly instructors and coaches who are here because they are dedicated to help our customers and members.  See below how we can help you, whatever your current level.

Please note that all lessons need to be booked and paid for in advance either

  • by card via the telephone (01782 784908), when we are open, or
  • in person at the ski centre.   Payments by cash, cheque or card.
  • NO bookings on-line or by email

Our team of volunteer ski instructors and coaches is qualified by, and registered with, Snowsport England. [Sorry, but NO Snowboarding Lessons]

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You will need                                                                         
Gloves, long sleeves (whatever the weather), baggy trousers that will go over the boots (preferably waterproof) and a warm waterproof jacket for when it is cold, raining or snowing.

Getting started
For beginners we operate a programme of ski instruction taking the form of four 1.5 hour lessons over a four week period.  (6 x 1 hour lessons for juniors aged 6 - 8 on Sunday mornings - N.B. minimum age is 6).  These aim to take beginners from never putting a pair of skis on their feet to a snowplough turn standard and the ability to use the ski tow, thus enabling them to become members and use the slope safely for recreational skiing.  If the basic 4 / 6 lessons is insufficient then additional lessons may be purchased until the standard is reached.  These courses must be booked in advance, please call for availability.  Max 8 in a class.  Evenings and Sunday afternoons.

Getting Better
For club members we also run “basic improver” and  “intermediate improver” lessons.  These are 1 1/2 hour lessons aimed at eliminating bad habits and improving your technical skiing ability, which will allow you to cope with more varied ski conditions.  Again these need to be booked in advance.  Max 4 in a class.  Evenings and Sunday afternoons.

Taking you further
On selected evenings, we will be running four week Academy sessions, focusing on specific topics e.g. bumps, carving and all terrain.  They will run on four consecutive weeks for a maximum of 5 persons and are chargeable to all members including instructors.

Other lessons
For Non-members,  one-off lessons and group bookings can be arranged to suit the individual or group requirements.  Please call the ski-centre for further details

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Ski Lesson Prices -  No Membership Required

Please note that all lessons need to be booked and paid for in advance either by card via the telephone (01782 784908), when we are open (after 7:30), or in person at the ski centre.   Payments by cash, cheque or card.

Beginner basic course                   Note that the basic course is now 4 lessons, not 3
                         Adult                          - £65 for 4 x 1.5 hour lessons - extra lesson on basic course £15
(8 - 18)         - £45 for 4 x 1.5 hour lessons.  Extra lesson £10   Please note minimum age for juniors is 8 
                         Juniors ( 6 - 8)          - £45 for 6 x 1 hour lessons (Sunday mornings)  See note above      Extra lesson £7.50
                         Student**                - £45 for 4 x 1.5 hour lessons   Extra lesson £10

One off lesson (not complete beginners)  - Adult £25             - Junior / Students** £15
Improver lessons for Full Members.           - Adults £5,            -  Juniors / Students** £4
                              for Day Members.                - Adults £5            + £15 cost of day membership

                                                    - Juniors / Students**  £4            + £10 cost of day membership
Four week Academy sessions for Full Members.        Adults £20,    Juniors / Students** £16                                                 
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grey lineGroup Bookings           We offer competitive rates for group bookings  

Minimum group size 8 e.g. scouts, cubs, guides, brownies, youth clubs.  Juniors £40 + £5 per head over 8. 

Adults £80 + £10 per head over 8.                                Please telephone for more details

grey lineRecreational Skiing or Boarding - Membership Required             See Membership page for details, prices and conditions (click here)
Full Member              All sessions - Free
Day Member              Pay by the session.     Adults - £15 per session     Juniors / Student*- £10 per session
Note: All prices include ski equipment.  However, you will be required to bring a pair of gloves and wear long sleeves at all times.  You are recommended to wear waterproof trousers or tracksuit bottoms that go over the boots.

** All student prices will only be offered on production of a valid student card

No bookings can be taken on-line or via e-mail.

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